The Hustle Reload #119

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You’d think after last week, AJ wouldn’t want us doing these anymore, but we’re still here! It’s time, once again, for another episode of the Reload, your exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what actually goes on at the Hustle Paintball warehouse. And no, it’s not just to prove that our office is cooler than your office; that kinda just happens. Anyway, let’s see what we’ve got for you Reloadees on the show today… hmm, yes… okay, that’s kinda cool… Oh, I’m sorry, you’re not in my head; you’ll just have to watch the video here. Otherwise, I’ll give you a little primer for all the craziness down below, if you’ll just read on…

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The Barrel Break: Sticker Your Pods

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This week with the Barrel Break, we’ve got another common problem with an easy solution; this time, it concerns your pods. We’ve all been there, in the middle of a firefight, when our marker starts shooting blanks. We reach into our belt, pull out another pod, pop it open, and drain it into our hopper, ready to get back into the fray as soon as the last paintball drops in. But what about your pod? Nobody wants to waste valuable seconds putting it back in their harness (and risk accidently pulling up a blank when you have to reload again), so you chuck the pod off to the side. A sound strategy, sure, but when the round ends, finding exactly which paintball pod is yours becomes a bit of hassle; remember, you’re sharing a field with a bunch of other players who all had the exact same idea. To make sure that you get all your pods back, the solution is actually pretty simple; put some stickers on it. If you’d like to hear AJ explain more, you can check out the video here.

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The Hustle Reload #118 – AJ Gets Waxed!

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It’s time for another Hustle Reload, and boy do we have a good one today. We’ve been hyping it for a while, and our more astute readers (IE, those that read) will know that we promised we would wax AJ this week. While we’ve got that, we’ve also got a nice little variety show set up featuring your favorite paintball crew behind the scenes at the Hustle Paintball warehouse. In a way, it’s like The Office; it’s quirky, it’s got characters you grow to love, and everybody looks directly at the cameras. In a much more accurate way, it’s how we keep in touch with you, our fanbase, and keep giving you what you ask for. If you want to watch the video, it’s right here. Otherwise, keep reading and we’ll give you an idea of what’s to come…

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The Barrel Break: Read Your Manual

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It happens to everybody and on every marker; at the worst possible time in a paintball match, you’re unable to shoot, your marker is making weird noises, and you’re really not quite sure what to do. You’ve tried everything you can think of, but still you’re having trouble tracing the problem back to its source. The solution is so simple that even suggesting it sounds like an insult; if you want to fix most of the problems associated with your marker, whether it’s electropnumatic or mechanical, your best bet is to read your manual. If you’d like AJ to spell it out for you, you can check out the video here.

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The Hustle Reload #116

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Oh, are we still doing this? You bet! It’s time, once again, for the Hustle Reload, your all-access look at the wacky world behind the scenes at the Hustle Paintball warehouse. You get to see all the stuff we didn’t (or couldn’t) put into our regularly scheduled programming, as well as a bunch of stuff that we’re pretty sure doesn’t make sense. Who cares? It’s better than working. If you want to see the full video in all its spectacular unedited glory, click on it here. Otherwise, keep reading and get a sense of what’s coming…

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The Hustle Reload #113

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Are we still doing these? You bet we are! It’s that time of the week again for the Hustle Reload, your favorite variety show about what actually goes on at the Hustle Paintball warehouse with your favorite paintball crew. Because you asked for it. So, you’re kinda obligated to watch all of our scripted and unscripted hilarity, because we did it with you in mind. We’d feel sad if you didn’t. Please don’t make us sad; watch the video here. Or, if you want some idea of what’s going to be in this installment (that we did for you), just read on…

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Barrel Break: Filling Your Paintball Pods

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Filling your paintball pods sounds simple, right? Just pour paintballs in, shut the lid, and you’re good to go? Well, the answer is yes and no; while you will be able to move paintballs easily from your pods to your hopper in the middle of a firefight, a poorly filled pod can cause more problems for your paintballs and, if the problem doesn’t get fixed quickly, your marker as well. What you’re looking at with a poorly filled pod is a lot of broken paintballs, which not only mess up your pod, but the loose paint can also coat the rest of your paintballs as well, leading to a decrease in accuracy and a lot of paint clogging up your marker’s internals. While you can still shoot your marker this way, it’s going to lead to a lot of extra cleaning for your bolt, your barrel, your hopper, and your feedneck that you shouldn’t have to deal with. If you want to play at your highest levels, having a properly filled paintball pod can keep your paint safe and your marker firing clean. Watch our view here.

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The Barrel Break: Check Your Batteries!

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Not surprisingly, one of the major components of your electropnumatic markers is going to be… well, electricity. What is surprising, however, is the fact that checking your batteries, one of the easiest things you can possibly do on your markers, is one of the first things that just doesn’t get done, as people move right past this and onto much more serious problems. It’s actually pretty easy to tell when you’re out of juice, especially when you’re ramping or shooting full-automatic; you’ll start getting drop-off, you’ll get misfires, and your paint just won’t go where you’re aiming. While this could be a number of things, one of the most likely candidates, especially on your electro markers, is going to be the batteries. This edition of The Barrel Break sheds some light on the importance of checking your batteries.

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The Hustle Reload #111

The Hustle Reload #111

Is it that time of the week again? Why, yes, yes it is. It’s time for yet another installment of our favorite paintball crew doing the things they do while the cameras document it all, the Hustle Reload. This week, we promise nothing but trivial hilarity designed to keep you from doing all the stuff you should probably be doing. Bright colors! Loud noises! Shiny stuff! And, for the ladies, we’ve got some sexy dancing that was deemed “too hot” for network TV (probably)! It’s what the Internet was made for! If all these exclamation points have you ready for this, you can watch the Reload here! If you want to get some idea of what you’re getting into, than read on…

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The Hustle Reload #110

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You just can’t get enough, can you? Even after one hundred and ten episodes, you folks are still curious about the Hustle Reload, our little behind-the-scenes project that shows you all the best bits from your favorite crew at the Hustle Paintball warehouse. For those of you tuning in for the first time, take note: it’s hip, it’s now, and it stays crunchy in milk. While it may not be a complete part of your daily balanced breakfast, it does keep you up to date on everything we’re doing, shows you all our hilarious out-takes from our videos, and it would really make our day if you’d watch our video here and leave a comment. If you want to know what you’re getting yourself into first, just keep on reading…

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