HaHaHaHaHahahaHA my dad was a big Andy Grifith so he loved all the movies of Don Knotts. Me and pete have always been pretty big with the civil war so it would be cool to do an impression just for the crap of it.
I dunno, sounds fun. Would take time, effort, and money to coordinate like anything else. As I cannot drive yet and don't have a car even if I could going out of state is unrealistic for me so yea... unless you get something going in MI. WWII keeps me busy enough. ;D
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Years and years ago I saw a science fiction movie about an emmersive Western experience that involved stepping back in time into what felt and looked like the old west. The paying customers arrived in costume and were exposed to all the classic encounters from the entire movie genre of westerns. The adversarial players were all robots and the lead adversary was played brilliantly by Yul Brenner. You couldn't tell who the customers were and who the cyborgs were. In the course of the movie of course the robots went haywire and the bullets flying were real. It was a cool movie and a concept not unlike what we do with airsoft events (minus the robots)
I ran into a guy who on his property he created a full blown movie ranch type set up of the old west. The 3 1/2 acres houses slightly downsized but incredibly detailed structures that depict all the classic buildings in an old west town (at least as depicted in the movies) The Saloon, The bank, the sheriffs office, the school house, a hotel, a Chinese laundry even a train station. I thought to myself how cool it would be to hold an airsoft event there ala West World. You could have a bank heist, a jail break, the town under seize by the evil rustlers, who knows. Certainly you could have shoot outs on the streets and high noon showdowns. Pocker games in the saloon, dance hall girls the skys the limit. The place is amazing. It's located in Western Washington near Portland Oregon.
Sorry for the necro post. So glad to see you here. This is Wade with the Spokane Devil Dogs. Just wanted to let everyone know that we are now doing Cowboy Airsoft on my Ranch. I’ve posted a couple of gun reviews here, the 1873 Colt SAA and the 1892 Winchester.
Here is a little intro for our series called “The Chronicles of Grizzly Gulch”
Last Edit: Jan 25, 2018 23:54:17 GMT -5 by norseman
Cool idea. Don't have the gear and it's a long ways away from here. I've toyed with trying Cowboy Action Shooting, but that's horrendously expensive to get into. Keep us posted on future events.
Im a SASS member. But I have learned through promoting Cowboy Airsoft that SASS members on the whole have a extremely low opinion of Airsoft.
If your interested in CAS and don’t want to buy 2 pistols, a rifle and a shotgun (SASS)? Try NCOWS. My understanding is they have a category with just one pistol and one rifle is required. They are more strict on impressions than SASS though, but there is a grace period.
As far as Cowboy Airsoft? I think I paid 120.00 for the Colt and 150.00 for the Winchester? From Evike. Pretty cheap. As far as leather? Tandy leather is your friend if your on a budget. Mexican loop holsters and slim Jim’s are period correct. Buscadero rigs (John Wayne) are a Hollywood invention, but work in a pinch. The Arizona Ghost Rider channel is a wealth of info for the Cowboy Reenactor on a budget. Truly a great channel!
Post by volkssturm on Jan 27, 2018 14:01:34 GMT -5
BTW, for anyone not familiar with it, the movie 2nd Bat referenced in the original post back in 2009 was "West World." Written by Michael Crichton ("Jurassic Park"). It was revived as a TV series a couple years ago, with the storyline much expanded. The first season is available on Dvd. It's very well done, but a bit grittier and darker than the original movie.
"I used to be full of piss and vinegar. Now I'm just full of..." - Grandpa Simpson
I’m trying to do something every month, and I post it on our website as well as Airsoft Pacific and Eastern Washington Airsoft. I think if we stay consistent people will realize that it’s safe to invest in guns and gear.
I have extra guns and gear too and would also be willing to travel and help out other regional Cowboy Airsoft events.
Dracul: It looks like it lost a lot of steam and I now feel bad for randomly dropping off.
Jun 15, 2018 14:58:17 GMT -5
stuka: I mean it's not your fault. It is interesting though that things are falling off as we are finally getting our ww2 guns with the type 38/96 and the enfield as well as it recieving a new loading system, it's kind of unfortunate
Jun 16, 2018 3:30:04 GMT -5
Dracul: I don't know, maybe its because all the guns are becoming available, there is a decreasing need for the forums.
Jun 16, 2018 16:29:26 GMT -5
Dracul: Most of the talk was about making guns, as all the uniform info was already out there, but now the weapons are out there and are usually decent quality.
Jun 16, 2018 16:33:32 GMT -5
stuka: well the forum is and should still be useful for updates on guns, creating groups/events and building kits
Jun 18, 2018 1:33:29 GMT -5
Cpl. Hicks: I haven't been here in years, but I'm glad to see this forum is still kicking! So much great info on here.
Jun 22, 2018 14:00:12 GMT -5
savoy6: anyone know if anyone still carries the enfield?
Jul 15, 2018 18:47:08 GMT -5
Dracul: I think Redwolf has a Enfield. If not or not longer, then not until G&G releases theirs. The old gas Iron Airsoft brand SMLE isn't carried by anyone anymore and was such piece of crap. Not worth trying to track one down.
Jul 19, 2018 5:55:35 GMT -5