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PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:46 pm    Post subject:

PatrickLee wrote:
There are many degress that you can apply to paintball. Depends on which side you want to approach it. If you want to just machine, the technical route is a good way to go, then apprentice yourself to an airsmith. If you want to design then go through a degree in a 4 year college, then you can come out and try your luck in the pb work force.

Pretty much you can get into paintball in almost any field, its just how you apply your knowlege.

patrick i might see you in stony brook in 4 years...
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2004 2:23 am    Post subject:

if you do go engineering civil or mechanical would be the way to go for paintball. i myself am going electrical with computer option, it's a lot of work now but i will have all the money i want for paintball in a couple of years.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2004 9:43 pm    Post subject:

Well, even though I graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering, I was always using computers pretty heavily for classes, labs, projects, etc...so much that I ended up getting a job with IBM straight out of college and have been a programmer/administrator with various companies in the IT industry ever since...

...now my wife has all the money she wants for a house, car...and our little paintballer on the way...priorities change as you get older in life, but I still treat myself to an upgrade for my gun now and then. Smile

Outside of the specific subjects that you study in any given engineering curriculum, one of the most valuable things an engineering degree will give you is the ability to figure out what to do when presented with any problem...you might not be immediately familiar with what you need to do to solve your problem, but an engineering major will train you to know how to research and learn the basics of unfamiliar subjects or concepts and how to apply them to the specific problem at hand.

But the number one thing to remember is to have fun and enjoy what you're doing.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 9:00 pm    Post subject:

patrick i might see you in stony brook in 4 years...

HA HA GOOD OLD STONER BROOK... thats where I went some 6 odd years ago. I guess I didn't do too bad...

At least you guys got it nice with all the new crap they built. I kept a cement mortar from the old student union because it reminded me where the foundation of my education came from...

Mech engineering is always useful... if you ever wanted to get into finance banks basically only hire engineers to be analysts, you can do almost anything the hell you want with that degree because it trains your minds to do derivative financial math equations so far as finance jobs. To an engineer finance math is like kiddie stuff. lol. They screw all the finance majors out of analyst jobs at 65K starting a year not even including 20K plus bonuses... lol.

My bio/english lit degree didn't do anything for me. I do research right now for European companies.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:56 pm    Post subject:

I'd strip it down to the basics.

What about working on paintball stuff do you like - is it the mechanical stuff like working out how to make your shot count per tank go up? Do you like to envisage how a cool new pball marker would look but leave the "how it will actually work" to some one else?

Work out the basic set of things that interest you without attaching a label to them and then try to find a path that meets 80% of those goals.

That's my 2 c - I wish I'd followed those directions instead of hanging out and "studying herbal remedies" for 4 years then perhaps I would have a degree Smile

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