Sad Sak's War Zone
Sad Sak's War Zone, or better known as just Warzone, located around the Lake Elsinore Area in southern California's inland empire. The field was about 20 minutes from Sat Cong Village and well known for their imfamous "Big Games" in the mid to late 1980s. Warzone likely closed sometime around 1990. If you have more information on War Zone's history contact me.
Dale and Charlene Hambrick at the 1993 Bay City Open, Mare Island
Lively Series Head Ref Dale & his wife Charlene Hambrick at the 1993 Bay City Open.
Jerry’s Kids win the California Survival Game Field Champions 9-15-1985
Jerry’s Kids after they “cinched the California Survival Game Field Champions on Sunday, September 15th 1985.
Tom Cole, Bad Company, pulling the flag at the 1992 Texas Lone Star Open
Tom Cole, of Bad Company Maryland, after a flag pull at the 1992 Lone Star Open. Photo from the archives of Randy Kamiya.
S.A.S. Highlanders at Conquest in Malibu, 1988
S.A.S. Highlanders team photo at Conquest in Malibu, c. 1988. Photos from the archives of Neno Jareb.
Pioneering The Sport of Paintball…The History of PMI
Jeff Perlmutter, Co-Founder & President of Pursuit Marketing, Inc. on pioneering the Sport of Paintball in the 1980s and the History of PMI.
Jeff Perlmutter at the PMI Booth, Poconos c.1987
Jeff Perlmutter at the PMI booth at the 1987 North American Champion Tournament in the Poconos.
Short Barreled Tidy Bowl from Ted “Two Guns” Hines
The Tidy Bowl is a Sheridan pump paintball pistol built by South Bay Arms. This example came from Ted "Two Guns" Hines, of Team Ronin Hawaii.
Jim Lively and Sam Caldwell try the Survival Game c.1982
Left to right: Jim Lively, Sam Caldwell, Brad Clark and Kent Meadows, photo credit Jim Lively, c.1982
A custom Lapco ’93 Spirit with Long Snub Body
A Lapco '93 Spirit pump paintball gun that features a variety of custom details including engraving, a removable barrel, wood grips & more.
A “Highly Irregular” Nelson Nelspot
A Nelspot decked out with mid 80s upgrades including a short changer, from a player on the Highly Irregulars in Pennsylvania.
Air Gun Game Supplies / Simutech MK 1 “Uzi” Pistol
The Air Gun Game Supplies Mark 1 Paintball Pistol was introduced by David Luxton who later created Simunitions.
Serial 01 & 02 External Line Tippmann SMG-60s
Two amazing Tippmann SMG-60s from early 1987 with serial numbers 01 and 02 along with the original invoice and paintball history on Tippmann.
Nasty Boys Short Sleeve T Shirt
Neat early 1990s t shirt for the paintball company Nasty Boys, out of San Diego.
Technical Trouble Shooting / Sergey Levkov custom barrel in Line SI / Montneel Threads
A neat custom barrel machined by Sergey Levkov at Technical Trouble Shooting.
A Custom Dennis Martinez Sheridan Rail Gun w/Dog Bone Changer
A custom sheridan railgun pump built in the late 1980s by Dennis Martinez for Dennis Igarashi, of Dennis' Menaces.
Skip Swift of SwiftLine, an early Autococker Innovator
Skip Swift, of Swift Line Industries was one of the original East Coast Sniper 2 and Autococker innovators in the early 1990s. In the years after the introduction of the Autococker he worked on Bob Long and the Ironmen's paintball guns. He also produced parts and accessories in the early 1990s out of Connecticut.
Unknown Autococker body w/ Wire Detent and Eye Ridge
An unidentified WGP Autococker body that was machined with an Eblade eye cover ridge and has an NW Feedneck.
Sergey Levkov / Technical Trouble Shooting modified VM-68s of the early 1990s
Sergey Levkov on his paintball history with Lapco, Technical Trouble Shooting, his modifications on VM-68s, Tippmann SMG 60s, 68 Specials and more.
James Graley’s original Team Adrenaline LED Angel AA2
An Adrenaline LED Angel in Black Marble, made and used by Adrenaline owner James Graley on Team Adrenaline. From the collection of and details by Christian Van Horn.
Splatmaster from the Paintball History at SC Village
The indestructible National Survival Games Splatmaster from our recent paintball history display at SC Village.