Water Warfare Gear and Misc Equipment - Non-soaker equipment

For support, refilling, personal, strategic, and misc. equipment used during a water fight.
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Postby isoaker » Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:48 pm

I could have sworn that a similar thread to this existed, but couldn't find it doing a casual search of the forums, thus decided to create this one.

The point of this thread is to note what other equipment (apart from your soakers) do you typically take into battle? Feel free to note how equipment needs change depending on battle type (typically, for example,in longer battles, one would want to have more additional equipment for emergency situations, on-field repairs, etc.)

For me, while I usually only manage to get friends together for all-out soakfests, I bring along funnels and short bits of hosing along to simplify the filling of the various blasters being used.

What other things do you guys use? Shared knowledge can give others ideas on how to make their own water war experiences even better.

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Postby Adrian » Thu Mar 31, 2005 10:26 am

I carry at least one knife on my person at all times, even during waterfights. A Spyderco Endura to be exact.

Occasionally, if we're fighting outside normal territory, I'll bring a backpack full of filled 20oz bottles and small towels. Bugspray if we're fighting in a woods, too.

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Postby soakerman » Thu Mar 31, 2005 10:51 am

I usually carry a backpack full of things I think I might need like:

Extra Water Bottles (Size varies,usually a gallon bottle) For refills on the field

Tripwire (kind of like a stronger thread that is still thin)for setting traps and repairs

Water Baloons (Full and Deflated) for combat and for setting traps

Flashlight(waterproof,for night fights or fights where it is darker than usual) Mounted on the gun but sometimes put in the backpack.

Knife (for cutting brush,cutting tripwire) I don't normally use a knife but it can be pretty handy sometimes,I use my utility tool intstead (Wider variety of tools,less dangerous)

There is more stuff I carry but it usually depends on the type of situation that I am in.


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Postby vaporizer » Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:02 pm

Hmm... Other than Soakers, I bring a backpack inside a backpack, carrying 2 2-liters of water, with 4 water balloons, and my brain.
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Postby NiborDude » Thu Mar 31, 2005 6:14 pm

Well, besides my gun, I have 6 liters of water in my camo backpack, Water balloons, My WBL, Camo clothing, Im getting gloves, and I think thats about it.
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Postby DX » Thu Mar 31, 2005 6:48 pm

I carry several liters of water in a backpack, filled water balloons in tennis cans, a pack of unfilled water balloons, a screwdriver, epoxy putty, pocket knife, spare 2100 parts. As you can see, I'm well prepared in case one of my 2100s breaks.
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Postby marauder » Sat Apr 09, 2005 8:59 pm

I leave lots of stuff back at the base with my team, but in terms of what am I usually carrying? My primary gun and probably a back up, maybe a backup with extra waterbottles, watterballoons (I made a cool ammo belt for waterballoons) and maybe smoke bombs. Sometimes i carry a knife.

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Postby hunter » Sat Apr 09, 2005 9:55 pm

BTw how do you make smoke bombs?

uh...I carry my soaker...now that I'm using my free MXL...well...can't really carry much else...don't have a strap for it and I don't have a backpak I can use for water fights.
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Postby Soaker_Commander » Sun Jun 05, 2005 10:38 am

I carry...

-about 2 liters of extra water (not to much because i don't want to sacrifice my mobility)





-extra water balloons

-pocket knife (sometimes)

-flashlight (night battles)

-laser pointer

and how does one make a smoke bomb?

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Postby supersoaker » Sun Jun 05, 2005 2:43 pm

I usually carry
- 1 soaker

:flashflood: :soaked:

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Postby BlueMage » Sun Jun 05, 2005 5:31 pm


water balloons (full and empty)

Walkie talkie

a bottle of extra water

sometimes a pair of mini binocs

a sidearm


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Postby Dacca » Mon Jun 06, 2005 12:42 pm

Extra water
swiss army knife
water ballons in tennis ball cans
empty balloons
more reliable then a max-D trigger


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Postby JJJJJJ272 » Sun Jun 12, 2005 2:17 pm

A flash flood, :flashflood: which is all i brought so far as i have only gone to a few fights. however next time i'm going to bring some water ballons, a noknot filler, and a water ball launcher.
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Postby Dacca » Sun Jun 12, 2005 2:42 pm

Yeah, anyone with an FF really needs some extra water if they plan on useing the riot blast. 4 shots and its time to whip out the backup lol
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Postby XP20Warrior » Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:11 pm

Me, I always carry two 500ml water bottles taped to the sides of my CPS 2100. I also would carry binos, walkie-talkies, and some other things I can't think of right now.
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Postby 333pet » Thu Apr 20, 2006 3:11 pm

I usually carry:

Super Soaker
Small Shield
Two 16 oz. Water Bottles


2nd Super Soaker

I fight mosty during the day, and don't play deep in the woods.
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Postby 45-1146284741 » Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:56 pm

* 1 super soaker (FF or Helix)
*1-2 water balloons(tennis ball case? thats a good idea)
*backup soaker (XP-50 or MD 3000)
* sometimes a shield (soccer shin guard works O.K.)

but normally just 1 supersoaker:cool:

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Postby iliketuna » Sun May 14, 2006 2:43 pm

i just want say to all those people that say they carry knives to waterfights... you disturb me deeply

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Postby Crashdummy » Sun May 14, 2006 6:16 pm

We don't shank people with them, jeesh. :p I use mine to fix stuff or cut rope (I use rope sometimes in fights). Last war, we used a rope to pull someone up into a tree, and he ended up sniping a few people.

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Postby mr. dude » Sun May 14, 2006 6:23 pm

The most I ever bring to water wars is extra water and backup pistols, maybe that will change very soon.

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