Stanley Russell

WGP Autococking Sniper 1 Serial Number 2

An eBay oddity, a Worr Game Products Sniper 1 with an Autococking kit on it turns out to be Sniper 1 serial number 2 with the Sat Cong Village sticker!

Paintball Tek demonstrates Reverse pump on the Master Blaster

Tim at Paintball Tek shows how the reverse pump action on the Elevator Master Blaster pump paintgun works.

Ted “2 Gunz” Hines’ Tidy Bowl Annihilator

Ted "2 Gunz" Hines talks a little about a radical short barrel Annihilator, actually referred to as a Tidy Bowl by Earon Carter and the Kamikaze shooters.

Stanley Russell’s Widowmakers patch

Stanley Russell brought this Widowmakers patch over to show me. The Widowmakers were likely the South Bay Arms factory team.

Stanley Russell’s Master Blaster Elevator Gun c. 1985

This was the 1st Master Blaster pistol manufactured by Stanley Russell and Earon Carter off of Crosman Mark 1 Pellet Pistols provided by Tim at Mac 1.

Mac 1 Dual 12 gram plug for K1 or K2 sheridan paintball rifle

A closer look at the production model that Mac 1 produced of the Dual 12 gram plug for Sheridan rifles including the K rifle and K1.

Background display for a video with Stanley Russell

This display wall shows a variety of paintguns from the 1980s that Machinist and Welder Stanley Russell was involved in creating.

Early 1988 Ralph’s KILLBOYS Carter Comp Gun

A closer look at a 1988 Carter Comp Gun that originally belonged to a member of Ralph Killboys. This Comp is completely original and in beautiful shape.

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.

Restored Early Carter Machine Buzzard History

Identifying a beautiful classic Buzzard and noting the subtle differences between 1989-90 model Carter Machine Buzzards and Termites.

OMMS 007 Knurled pump handle ad and Jack Wada’s Nelspot Pistols

Jack Wada's remembers the history on the OMMS 007 knurled pump handle and an advertisement from the April 1986 issue of Front Line.

Tosh’s Palmerized Stroker Stan-nihilator

The third article and video with Tosh Tanaka, on his Palmerized Stroker Annihilator, or as Tosh refers to it as, his Stoked Stan-nihilator.

Tosh Tanaka’s MK1 Mac 1 Annihilator c.1989

The second of three videos with Tosh Tanaka on his MK1 Mac 1 Annihilator, purchased new from McMurray in 1989.

Tosh Tanaka and his Mac 1 Annihilators

Over the summer I purchased two Mac 1 Annihilators from Tosh Tanaka. A Palmerized Stroker Stan Russell Annihilator semi and a Mac 1 pump MK 1 Annihilator.

Tim McMurray’s Short Barrel Master Blaster / Elevator Gun

Tim McMurray's short barrel Master Blaster barrel assembly, which he found last week when cleaning his shop in Gardena California.

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.

Paintball Firsts from APG October 1987

The October 1987 issue of APG included a Technical Tips article with a bunch of Paintball Firsts including the 1st So Cal pump and the rebarreled Sheridan.

The Pump Twist Dual, by Mac 1

One of Mac 1's earliest paintball projects, the Pump Twist Dual, was a Sheridan rifle with a couple unusual modifications, dual 12 grams and a rotated body.

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.

Derrick Obatake’s Nelspot 007 Rail Gun

Two videos looking at and analyzing parts and the the configuration of Derrick Obatake's Nelspot 007 Rail Gun.