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Pete “Mr. U” Utschig Reports from Navikill in Ecuador

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Pete “Mr. U” Utschig of the Tactical Ironmen reports from his latest tactical adventure in Ecuador -

“The last event of this year for the Tactical Ironmen had the guys split between Wayne’s World Game in Florida where the Ironmen were led by Mike Paxson and Billy Wing, and the event I went too in Guayaquil Ecuador. Although I heard amazing things about the Wayne’s World  Game I am really happy I made the trip to Ecuador.

The Tactical Event I played was called Navikill which in Spanish means the Christmas Kill, very fitting. The event was organized by Ecuador’s  top ranked tactical team Waiakill, and  the team puts on an amazing event . The game pitted three teams of 35 players each in a virtual tug of war. The field was 500 yards long with two rows of two-story cement houses full of alleys, windows and corridors.

It was a tactical paintball player’s dream come true, especially one armed with a DYE DAM. There were kills to be had around every corner. Two teams competed at a time while the third team judged. The team’s mission was to acquire a key from the other team’s safe zone and then unlock a chained up hostage located in a maze in the center of the field. Both teams had the same assignments, which meant the gunfights in the center of the field were intense.

Paint was raining from every window above and below, nowhere was safe. Games were 30 minutes long and re-generation was allowed in the first 15 , which meant the first 15 minutes were full blown slugfest and the last 15 a tactical a chess match. There was no leaving the field to reload or air up. This left me at a huge advantage with a couple of loaded first strike clips in my harness. I was eliminating players at will with my DAM while they were struggling, down to my last rounds.

During lunch, with the help of Luis from DYE Ecuador and Team Evolution, and Gazzu also from DYE Ecuador and Team Zurikatas, we organized a 2 vs. 2 Tactical DAM tournament and Sniper competition. All the players involved were blown away by the DAMs accuracy, versatility, and fire power. I hope that we are able to adopt this set up at some tactical events next year. It was some of the most fun paintball I have ever played. Make sure you check back for all the POV video footage coming soon!”

Dye Acquires Pro-tec from Vans

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Dye Precision Inc. is excited to announce that we have acquired the legendary protective gear company, Pro-tec, from Vans.

The core of Dye’s strength lies in our commitment to innovation within the sports we participate in. Dye has made a strong impact in the snow and paintball industries, and the acquisition of the Pro-tec® brand accelerates Dye’s planned expansion into skateboarding, BMX, snow protective, and mountain biking. The Pro-tec® brand’s 40-year history is well respected within our company, and Dye is excited to continue that rich heritage and to grow the Pro-tec® brand to new levels.

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2012 PSP World Cup – Day 1 Recap

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

After 10+ days of set up, endless piles of cinder blocks, 2×4′s and boxes filled to the brim with brand new 2013 gear, the Dye Paintball and Dye Tactical compound is finally complete and ready to showcase our new products to the paintball world!

With so much new gear to showcase, only a booth this big could truly display what Dye has to offer for the 2013 season.  On the tactical side we’ve got DAM’s for days, racks of accessories and cosmetic upgrades, all the soft goods and protective gear a scenario paintball player could ask for, and a full line of cutting edge tactical products all under one roof.  If tournament paintball is more your style, our brand new DM13 and Reflexes are sure to catch your eye, and the brand new line of Ultralite Jerseys and Pants are a must see for any paintball player eager to step up their game.  There’s also a fresh set of i4 lenses to choose from, hot new i4 goggle and rotor color ways, the C13 series of pants and jerseys, tons of new casual gear, and the list goes on.

If you’re at the 2012 PSP World Cup, stop by the Dye booth, test out a DAM at our own personal firing range, browse our massive line of paintball products and soft goods, or just come say hey to our pro players, celebrity employees, and friendly staff.  World cup has just begun, and Dye is more than excited to be a part of such an incredible event.  Stay tuned for player and team updates, in-depth looks at our new 2013 gear, and announcements about World Cup contests and giveaways!

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