Thumpy’s Airsoft News Review – December 2013


DECEMBER NEWS HEADLINES AND HIGHLIGHTS from Thumpy’s 3-D House of Airsoft on SCOOP.IT ™ – December 1- “How should a MilSim event START?” – An editorial from THUMPY gets the airsoft community talking, as we sound off against horns, whistles and  yelling “GO GO GO” at the start of major MilSim events: http://www.scoop.it/t/thumpy-s-3d-house-of-airsoft-scoop-it/p/4011972731/2013/12/01/3-d-rant-time-how-should-a-milsim-event-start-thumpy-s-3-d-house-of-airsoft – December 7-…

Airsoft can make GOOD FRIENDS! – THUMPY AND RANGEMASTER LARRY!


Yea, this just happened! – – There IS a life outside Airsoft and MilSim, but, hey…this crazy ‘biz sometimes makes strange bedfellows.  Take this as Exhibit One, your honor; RANGEMASTER LARRY’s uncommon ability to be everybody’s best sidekick.  He’s actually the frontman for the AIRSOFT MEDICINE podcast and YouTube channel…don’t believe all that “its-all-about DOCTOR…

Thumpy gets a handle on HIGH NOON TARGETS


OHHH…look what the THUMPSTER has his grubby paws on!  A nice little CARE PACKAGE from the gang at HIGH NOON TARGETS! — — We will be shaking this bad boy out soon, but think BB trap you can mount indoors or outside…and it comes with a pretty radical close-range paper target, too.  Lots of thought…

SHOT Show 2013 – MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE!


Momday, January 14 marked the start of SHOT Show 2013 for the 3-D House of Airsoft and hundreds of media attendees, as the busses rolled out of the Las Vegas Strip and out to the Boulder City’s Pistol and Rifle Range for MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE! — This year’s event was a first for…

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS FROM THE HONG KONG TOYS AND GAMES FAIR 2013! Part 1


THUMPY’S 3-D House of Airsoft has a deep deep deep undercovers agent working the floor of the HONG KONG TOYS AND GAMES FAIR….and will be pushing out some EXCLUSIVE PHOTS of airsoft goodies! PART ONE….a look at some of the hot stuff from the APS BOOTH, including some new bullpups and a HOT looking sniper…

MATTHEWS TACTICAL: One INNOVATOR to FOLLOW, Gearheads!


For some time now we’ve been DIGGING on a CAROLINA GUY with an EYE FOR INNOVATIVE GEAR AND GADGETS…so, after a quick Q-&-A Session back-channel over on the NCAirsoft.Org website, where he’s often dispensing PRICELESS GEAR ADVICE and selling his expert services and products, too…we’ve got an IN DEPTH interview with MATTAC head-honcho, MATTHEWS himself!…

UPDATE FOR THUMPY’S LINKS


Been awhile since we updated the links to the THUMPY’s NEWS Section of the NCAO Forums, so, please check us out in all our various forms….and subscribe here, too…scroll all the way to the bottom to find THUMPY’S NEWS WELCOME TO THE INNOVATION REVOLUTION! If you are a FREE member of the NCAO Forums (and…

COMING SOON: Thumpy Reviews THE AIRSOFT BIBLE Books of Tactics and COMMS!


– THUMPY is very excited to be doing a THOROUGH REVIEW of the first two books of The Airsoft Bible, by US Marine, former Paintballer and current Airsofter/Author/Carolinian William S. Frisbee, Jr.   These are two HEFTY little field guides, the first two parts of what Frisbee hopes will be a series of “books” that…

Relationship between wargame scale and unit size – ConsimWorld


See on Scoop.it – Thumpy’s 3D House of Airsoft @ Scoop.it – – This should also be useful for MILSIM GAME PROMOTERS/ORGANIZERS, at least as far as the two lower parts of the graph are concerned:  we HATE going to an event where each side is named for a unit that is GROSSLY out-of-scale for…

A BIG Thumpy SCOOP.IT “Double-Double” 60K + 30K !!!


– That’s right, another landmark morning for the THUMPY AIRSOFT/MILSIM SCOOP/IT’s… We have hit 60 THOUSAND COMBINED VIEWS, and topped 30 THOUSAND VIEWERS in just the first 150 days of the site!  WHOOHOO….We are here for you…but we need your help.  TELL YOUR FRIENDS to come over to the SCOOP.IT for the MOST NEWS in…

King of Miniguns gives South Florida Airsoft a BIG LIFT!


– “Air-Sharp’s Killbucket Makes Dummy Miniguns, custom movie prop weapons, antique replicas.” –  And, as you can see fromt THUMPY’S Facebook post, Killbucket is also one hella good fella!…He wanted to raise awareness of his channel, website AND Facebook page by giving away a brand new R/C Helicopter to the first 50 Likes on his…