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Preparing Early for the Holidays with Ultimate Paintball

The heat is still on and the days are still long but, it’s about that time. Time to start preparing for the holidays. I know what you are probably thinking, “NO! It’s too early!”. Don’t worry I completely agree with you but, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be as well prepared, in advance. Most people tend to wait until the day before they need the gifts to order them. It sounds like an exaggeration and it may be just a little but, there are a large group of people that call and email us just a few days before the holidays and say, can I get this the morning of? The answer is sometimes yes and sometimes no. That isn’t to say you can’t wait until that time comes to order but, It would behoove you to start worrying about it now.  How about some tips on how to start preparing to buy that big (or little) gift for your loved one.

First, if it is going to be something that you can afford at the moment, create a gift fund. Just put as much money as you can into it as often as you can. Some people get into this and think it is a cheap sport. The costs add up so quick that some people don’t believe me when I say there are $1600.00 markers and $200.00 pants. Even the cost of paint can be a little high.

Second, Make sure you know EXACTLY what you are buying. We get so many people buying accessories for their kids or husbands/wives that just don’t know if the part hey bought will even work with their equipment. Either look it up with the ALMIGHTY GOOGLE! or simply give us a call (573-358-1300).

Third, If you know that you are going to have to wait until right before the day you need it, check to see if delivery is available on that day or if express services are available at all.  Don’t be one of those people calling me the day before Christmas complaining that you need quicker shipping. I can only do so much.

Fourth, You may be wanting to wait until that big Black Friday sale. That can be smart for certain items but others it may not be worth the wait. Most items that just came out in the few months prior to the holidays won’t go down in costs.  If they do go down it will be a few percent. Buy early and buy often. :)

Remember that it most definitely is the thought that counts but, if you buy your BF an LV1.1 he will be a lot happier…

The deals are always on at Ultimate Paintball. Doesn’t matter what time of year it is. We do run more specials, the closer that we get to the holidays but, don’t let that stop you from making the right choices when it comes to holiday shopping. Buy early and buy often. Those are the two best tips (often just means buy little stuff when you can afford it, don’t wait ’til it’s too late).

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Tippmann TCR Tactical Compact Rifle Paintball Marker at Ultimate Paintball

Very few paintball guns have garnered as much hype and demand as the new Tippmann TCR Magfed Tactical Compact Rifle Paintball Gun. There is not a day that goes by where we don’t get asked about this marker. It is going to revolutionize the way the game is played. It should come as no surprise that the company responsible for this marker is Tippmann. They are the most reliable name in the sport. Their products are always of the highest quality and value. The Tippmann TCR Magfed Tactical Compact Rifle is no exception to this statement.

Checkout the video below.

Tippmann TCR Magfed Tactical Compact Rifle Paintball Gun

The new Tactical Compact Rifle or TCR, is designed as a versatile, reliable and affordable magfed option for the serious magfed player. The four key features include a versatile magazine system, two air sources, a compact modular design and the ability to convert into a standard hopper feed marker.

The TCR is built on the already successful TiPX platform and utilizes the Tru-Feed 7-Ball magazine, a new Tru-Feed 12-ball extended magazine that is First Strike compatible, and the popular 20-round Zetamag. The unique, easy access cam-locking system for 12g CO2 cartridges allows one handed loading from the left or right side, hidden behind the Picatinny rails. In addition, it also comes with a factory installed drop-down remote-line adapter.

The TCR has a compact military, realistic look that is easy to upgrade with four Picatinny rails and modular components, for further customization. It also includes folding front and rear sights, a folding vertical front grip and an 11” high performance barrel.

Finally, for the ultimate in versatility, the TCR can be converted to use a standard hopper feed for non-magfed play. It truly is the most versatile magfed marker available today and is backed by Tippmann’s unrivaled 2 year Warranty and customer service.

Tippmann is known for their great craftsmanship check out all of their other items on our website as well. Here

 

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The New Tiberius Arms T15 at Ultimate Paintball

Tiberius Arms has a new gun out and everyone seems to be talking about it. The second we get one in, we sell it. So, I figured it was time to look into it and see what the big deal is with this new marker, what is so special about it?

First, let me start this with a little story. Our company went to ION this year and we brought everything we could possibly put on our gigantic trailer. We had almost anything that people could ask for. That is we had everything except the one thing that people asked for the most. The T15. We had a lot of markers set up for people to look at and about 80% of them came up asking for the T15. The problem was that we had received them a day after we left for the trip. I have no doubts in my mind that if we would have brought 10 we would have sold 9/10 of them!

So lets look at the information they give us and then speculate why people are just getting batty for.

This is from the Tiberius website:

“The revolutionary T15 magazine fed paintball marker is the first of its kind offering a true .68 caliber 1 to 1 AR rifle platform. The T15 features a rugged lightweight aluminum body that will withstand the harshest conditions while maintaining optimum maneuverability. Equipped to use our 19/19rd continuous feed magazines or a standard hopper, the T15 features an integrated 13ci/3000psi tank/stock combo.”

Then the bulleted specs or details:
2 Piece Cast Aluminum Construction
Aluminum Quad Rail Handguard
13ci/3000psi Tank/Stock Combo
Low Profile Flip Up Sights
2 Pin Quick Dissemble
Functional Charging Handle
19/19 Continuous Feed First Strike Magazines
Magazine and Hopper Feed
Includes Two Magazines
Packaged in Durable Side Rifle Case

OK! Thats out of the way, now lets get some speculation as to why people are pining for these things.

The consensus that I gathered at ION was “It looks sweet!”. I will try to make a little more sense of that for you. The big selling point (at least what I could tell from talking to people) is that it is a 1 to 1 ratio to a real AR. The scenario and “mil-sim” games are getting very popular so, the more realistic the  better.  This thing looks and feels much like a real AR. If you have never been to one of these events where they are emulating a battle from history, I suggest you try to make it to one. People get dressed up in full military gear, have their own squads and teams that act as an actual unit would in the military. Now bring in a paintball gun that looks and feels as close as possible to a real Assault Rifle and you get people talking.

Next, FIRST STRIKE ROUNDS. These things are growing quickly in popularity. They put regular paintballs to shame. You can put these in a Magazine (ding ding ding! another good thing) and go to town like  (again) this is a real gun. This is where, I personally think, paintball is/should be going. When those original players were out in the woods playing, I think this is what they had in mind. Lets make this fun and make it like we are playing at war.

Now lets step back a step. Magazines. This is another thing that is becoming very popular and Tiberius Arms is one of the greatest companies for magazine fed play. Partner the magazine with the “built-in” tank and I think all of these things are what is bringing the people to this gun.

WE have sold all of them that we have but we will have more @ Ultimate Paintball. Tiberius Arms T15

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Ultimate Paintball: Skirmish ION 2014

Ultimate Paintball is mainly an online business but, as of late, we have been making our way to the paintball events across this great nation. We have already went to Living Legends 7, D-Day in Oklahoma and,  Now we are going to what is supposed to be the biggest event of the year. Invasion of Normandy in Pennsylvania is supposed to have thousands of players and visitors and we are bringing our giant trailer and putting up a tent to sell a huge selection of our items.

This is something very new for our company we have never went to an even this large and we have never went to an event that will take this long to drive. There will be 5 people crammed into our truck and we are driving what could be up to 18 hours (depending on stops). To be honest it is going to be an awful drive but, it will all pay off. We get to hang out with a bunch of people that love the sport. Every day of these events we meet new and interesting people that love the sport that we deal with everyday and they all have interesting stories about playing.

Something that is also really great about these events is that we get to hear, in real time, what people think of our company and think about the products that have been released this year and in recent years. This is always a good thing because it prepares us for future events and lets us know what we could possibly add to our, ever-growing, website.  Paintball is a sport that is constantly changing and evolving so, getting this sort of feedback is vital. If you happen to be coming to this event feel free to let us know what you would like to see on the website or even what we should bring to future events, as we plan to show up to even more next year.

What is great about doing well at these events is that we can upgrade the presentation of our company each time we go. We used to have a small trailer with our name on it and now we have a 50 foot trailer that doubles as a store. Please come check us out at this event and show some love for Ultimate Paintball. We try to do as much as much as we can for our customers so you can definitely expect some great deals in our tent and on our trailer.

As for our website we still have some great deals running, remember you can always get free shipping on orders over $99 to the lower 48 states. This is a great deal that really sets us apart from some of our competitors. They claim to have cheaper prices or claim shipping is cheaper until you actually get through the checkout and you are paying $15 or more to get it shipped to you. We also have a deal running right now (7/1/14) with planet eclipse where you will receive the a free gear bag with the purchase of an LV1 or GEO 3.1