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AFX/Panther Crew

This page was one of the ones hammered by the problems I've been having with Armored Fist.  Round three, still haven't fixed the links yet but most of the pictures are back.  Also the 'Panther Tour' has been updated and expanded with a picture from each event.


T.J. Allcot

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Position: AFX Driver

Guns: Tippmann A-5, Eclipse Ego, occasionally the Double Trouble, Nikon D70.

I have on occasion picked up either my A-5 or Ego when the tank is in park and have squeezed into the turret to help out the regular gunners.  During the 2006 LI Big Game I got to use the Double Trouble after the Panther had been immobilized by a grenade. 


Dawn Allcot

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Position: Cannon operator, Turret Gunner, Marketing & Promotions

Guns: Tippmann Custom Pro w/ Engler Trigger, cyclone feed and CP barrel, custom SpecOps dagger vest, VForce Profilers Dawn pretty much coordinates everyone in the AFX/Panther. During the 2006 scenario season, she got <XX> tank kills, Dawn pretty much coordinates everyone in the AFX/Panther. During the 2006 scenario season, she got somewhere between 6 and 12 tank kills, including a super-long shot on the Automagnus at OA Paintball.


Michael Schloesser

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Position: Turret Gunner, Cannon operator,  Double Trouble operator

Gun: SP Ion, Kingman Spyder

Michael recently got his permit so in another year we'll have one more person to help with the driving when we take the tank to events hahaha.  Michael is very serious about Baseball and is hoping to go pro one day.


Steven Schloesser

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Position: Turret Gunner, cannon operator, Double Trouble operator

Gun: Kingman Spyder, Zeus pistol, (Steven also uses my Eclipse Ego every chance he gets)

Steven seems to use a different gun almost every time I see him playing, people just seem to like lending him their guns.  Which helps keep him away from my Ego, well sometimes, hahaha.  In addition to Skating Steven is also an avid surfer.



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Position: Gunner

Gun: SP8

Rocco also plays with the Assassins Tactical Paintball Team.  


Tom Allcot

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Position: Tow vehicle driver, Gunner

Gun: None of his own but he used my 05 Ego.

My joined the Armored Fist Panther crew, his first actual game as a gunner was the 11-11-06 Dark Ops game in Coram.  Although most of the time he was shooting from the disabled Panther due to a dead battery.  The Assassins Tactical Paintball Team managed to take out the disabled Panther despite my dads efforts to take out their LAWs player.  Although he's moving to North Carolina soon he's going to be helping us extend the range of the Panther if I manage to straighten out our current tow vehicle problems.  He's also taken some pictures of me playing but he need a bit of work there, hahaha. 

Panzer Allcot

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Position: Tank Mascot

Gun: N/A

Panzer was actually born on the front seat of the Panther.  In that first pic he's the one in the upper right hand corner.


The Armored Fist Panther is proudly sponsored by



Honorary Crew Members

Honorary members are people who have helped us out in the Panther and we like to consider part of the crew.  Generally though they are committed to other teams.

Bea Youngs

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Position: Red General 2005 LI Big Game

Gun: I'm pretty sure she was using a Black DM5

Bea finally took a ride with us in the AFX and was our commander for the LI Big Game.  I believe Bea is currently one of the coaches for the tourney team LTZ and playing on Destiny.  Dawn and Bea hit it off when they first met and have been friends ever since.


Jen Mahoney aka JHoney

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Position: Gunner, auxiliary driver

Gun: E-Bladed WGP '05 Pro-Stock Autococker

Jen is actually a member of Trial by Fire one of the teams of Joint Fury out of EMR.  She happens to be one of the few people who have actually driven the Panther. Since then I've been teasing her boyfriend Tom, who happens to be the team captain of Trial by Fire, that we were going to abduct her onto Armored Fist.  From what I've seen Jen is a savvy player who can be very aggressive on the field when needs be and she's got excellent field communication, that one I learned while driving the Panther during the 06 NJ Nam game while she was out in the field pushing the VC and she helped us out against a LAWS crew.


Matty Poole

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Position: Gunner

Gun:  Evil Pimp

Matty is actually a member of Blues Crew and one of our sponsors with Hoffman Paintball. 


Rick 'Deadguy' 

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Position: Gunner

Gun: Evil Pimp

Rick is also a member of Blues Crew and one of our sponsors with Mr. Dead Guy Dezignz Custom Vinyl Decals


Debra Dion Krischke

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Position: Gunner, Tank Engineer

Gun: Most likely anything she wants.

Sometimes I think that Debra is one of the reasons why Dawn and I have continued as far as we have with the Panther. 



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Position: Gunner

Gun:  I think Dave uses everything, he certainly knows just about everything about paintball guns.


Rob 'Tyger' Rubin

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Position: Gunner

Gun:  Tyger seems to prefer either pump guns and Automags but I really don't know what he uses on a regular basis.  Tyger is also huge, like 6'6" huge, o.k. maybe 6'4" or 6'2", at this time he really doesn't fit well in the Panther.  He was riding with us during the 2005 LI Big Game before I setup the current netting on the turret and he took a hot hit in his goggles that actually split the lens and split his lip slightly, wasn't a good day for Tyger.


Blue & Sue Hanse

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Action Bob

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All other members of Blues Crew as well.

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Canadian Contingent 

Members of CanCon were the first 'guest gunners' to ride in the Panther at its debut for the LI Big Game 2004.


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Ed 'Pirate Gent' Tunis

Position: Tank Engineer, gunner to be

Gun: I've no idea at this time.  Ed had a Tippmann 98 with a custom Tommy Gun shell stolen from him at the 3rd Shatner game.


Inactive Crew Members

Kim Morin

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Position: Gunner

Gun: SP Ion



Position: Gunner

Gun: Tippmann A-5

Kim & Jerry moved out to Las Vegas, so I'm moving them into 'Inactive'.  They will always be welcome aboard the Panther and are still considered to be part of the crew, the distance though is a bit of a problem.




Dawn and Kim got together with Matty from Hoffman Paintball and setup some really cool tank crew Jerseys for the Panther crew.  They're done with a digital camo pattern with the AFX-Panther logo and Paintball Sports logos.  When turned inside out they also have a 'ref' appearance which can be a real benefit when mechanical problems arise out in the field.

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Miscellaneous pictures

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AFX/Panther Tour of Duty


2004 - Cousins - LI Big Game - Coram LI - half day

2004 - Skirmish - 2004 D-Day

2004 - IAO/Blackcat - Blue's Brothers Scenario - Butler PA

2004 - Cousins - NY Big Game - Plattekill/Newburgh NY

2005 - Cousins - LI Big Game - Coram NY

2005 - Cousins - NJ Big Game - Manchester NJ

2005 - IAO/Blackcat - Hazzard Scenario - Butler PA

2005 - Undertakers - Katrina Charity event - Cousins NJ - Manchester NJ

2005 - Bear Claw PB - Battle of Kursk - Fayetteville TN

2005 - OA Paintball - Battle of the Bulge - Bowie MD

2006 - OA Paintball - Revenge of the Sith - Bowie MD

2006 - West Point - Vietnam game - West Point Academy NY

2006 - OA Paintball - Operation Ocean Tiger

2006 - Cousins - LI Big Game - Coram NY

2006 - Cousins - 5/13/06 Dark Ops - Coram NY 

2006 - Pyro/USANA - NJ Nam - Pittsgrove NJ

2006 - Airsoft - 7-9-06 Big Game - Coram NY

2006 - Skirmish ION

2006 - TRP Paintball Festival/Blackcat - Team America - Freedom PA

2006 - Cousins - 11/11/06 Dark Ops - Coram NY



AFX/Panther Tour of Duty - pictures



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