Lapco

An F1 Illustrator with a Lapco Nickel Plated Barrel

 The F1 Illustrator premiered at the 1990 Master tournament used by Scream (which became Aftershock after merging with the...

Long Body Lapco Spirit c.1993-94

A long body Lapco Spirit that Colin Thompson built while working at Paintball Connection for Jim Campos. Campos remember buying this from Colin.

Team AGS Nelson with Hypertech Bore Drop Internals

A look at a Bore Drop Team AGS pump paintgun I found last year. The included Hypertech internals along with other high end parts made a competitive package.

AGD Automag with a neat On / Off bottomline

Here is a classic valve Airgun Design Automag with a neat on off bottomline design that is likely homemade from an On off npt fitting with a drilled plate.

Lapco Stock Class Grey Ghost number 32

A look at Lapco Stock Class Ghost number 32, built by Colin Thompson in the early 1990s while he was employed at Mr. Paintball in Escondido.

Production Alien Revelation 002

A look at the history and issues behind the Alien Revelation Paintball Marker that prevented this innovative marker from hitting the market around 2003.

Lapco Force Recon from the Early 1990s

A look a one of Colin Thompson's Lapco Force Recon pump paintball markers from the early 1990s. This pump is breech drop and electric sky blue.

Alien Revelation Prototype Breech / Feed blocks

A look at three different feed block / breech styles for the Trap Door on the Alien Revelation Paintball Marker, c.2003.

Rick “Relliott” Elliot’s Lapco Autospirit

Rick and I look at a Lapco AutoSpirit that Rick has just finished restoring. The serial is stamped under the shroud.

Shooting the Lapco AutoSpirit

A shooting video of the Lapco AutoSpirit semi automatic Nelson based paintgun that I recorded back in 2012. The Lapco Autospirit was likely built in 1994.

Rick “Relliott” Elliott’s Stock Class Ghost #25 – Betty, c. 1994

A closer look at Rick "Relliot" Elliott's Lapco Stock Class Ghost, Betty, engraved with number 25. Likely made from 93-94 in San Diego.

A Unique Early Lapco Ghost with UMB Frame c. late 1989

A write up on a very unique Lapco Grey Ghost. The frame and UMB mount, for the stock, are specific to a small segment of early lapco ghost from late 1989.

Opening of Paintball Connection in 1989

A scan from December 1989 on the opening of Paintball Connection and several NW/Carter framed Ghost from later 1988 to 1989.

Lapco Stock Ghost #32 Breakdown c.1994-1996?

A breakdown of Lapco Stock Ghost number 32 which was originally owned by Colin Thompson's fellow employee of Mr. Paintball in Escondido.

Colin Thompson’s Verti-Flow Anti Siphon System

Erick Lambarri provided some additional details on these unique Lapco Dual Tank systems. Erick came up with the name Verti-Flow and Colin liked it.

Navarone Autococker with a K-C No Hot Shots Bottomline Female Reg

I've been talking with Dave Kermode recently, who sent me a few of his K-C No Hot Shots Bottomline Regulators which I've mounted on this Navarone Cocker.

Colin Thompson on the Invention of the Bottomline ASA

Colin Thompson, of Los Angles Paintball Company was an early innovator and one creation I had no idea he was responsible for was the Bottomline ASA Duckbill.

Early Lapco History and a late Force Recon

Paul and I visited Colin Thompson and showed his this Force recon. Colin told us about the beginnings of lapco.

I spoke with Colin Thompson, of Lapco…

I had the opportunity to talk with Colin Thompson, of Lapco, on the phone yesterday. Colin has always been someone I wanted to question!

Classic Lapco Stock Class Grey Ghost

Right and Left side photos of the feed assembly on the classic Lapco Stock Class Grey Ghost.