Supplier Questions

Who are you going to trust with the most important piece of field equipment you will ever buy?

    We at K-Pro, realize that there are other companies out there selling “Paintball Netting” . Many of these companies appear to be Paintball Supply “department stores”. So to be sure that you are equipped with the facts about your Paintball Netting suppliers below is a list of questions to ask before you buy the most important piece of field equipment for player, spectator, and property protection.

  1. How long have you been in business?
  2. What is the Country of origin of your “Paintball Netting”?
  3. Who fabricates your panels? Name? Location?
  4. How long has the company that you buy your “Paintball Netting” fabric from been in continuous business under the same name?
  5. Do you do your own in-house “Paintball Netting” fabrication?
  6. Do you fabricate custom lengths other than 150′ and 300′?
  7. Is there an upcharge for this? How much?
  8. Do you fabricate custom heights other than 8′, 12′, or 20′? Is there an upcharge for this? How much?
  9. What is the turn around time for custom orders?
  10. Do you fabricate “doorways” in your “Paintball Netting”? What size are they? Is there a flap? What size? Who determines placement of “doorways”. What’s the cost?
  11. Do you sell “Hybrid Paintball Netting”? What heights do you offer? Is it more expensive than “regular Paintball Netting? Why?
  12. Do you sell “Fire Retardant Paintball Netting? What styles, heights, and lengths are offered? Will you make a “Custom” height or length? What is the up-charge? Why? How long will it take? What color is it? Does it come with a certificate?
  13. Do you sell “Block-out” fabric to limit / prevent spectator for distraction – interference? What lengths? How much? What heights? How much? Custom Heights and or lengths? How much? Is there an up-charge? Turn around time for custom heights and or lengths?
  14. Have you ever bought and re-sold a competitors Paintball Netting? Whose?
  15. Have you ever had a competitor fabricate “Paintball Netting” panels for you? for resale? Who?
  16. Do you claim a “life-span” for your “Paintball Netting”? How long is it?
  17. If you claim a “life-span” for your “Paintball Netting”, is it UV based?
  18. What is the projected “life-span” of your “Paintball Netting” under playing field conditions?
  19. Given you answer to questions #1, what are your claims for questions #15, #16, and #17 based on?
  20. Is your “Paintball Netting” sold as Shade Cloth in the Agriculture – Horticulture market by you or your supplier?
  21. Do you maintain a facility with a lease in the business name? For how long? How many sq. ft. is it? Do you own the facility? What is the physical address?
  22. Do you have and maintain multiple web sites? If yes – why and for what reason?
  23. What are all your web site addresses?
  24. If you have multiple web sites with different names what are they?
  25. If you have multiple web sites with different names do they sell products different from each other? If yes, what are those products?
  26. If you have and maintain multiple web sites under multiple names are they all maintained out of the same physical location? Are any maintained from a residence?
  27. If you have and maintain multiple web sites under multiple names from the same physical location(s) what is the reason for this?
  28. Is the reason for having and maintaining multiple web sites under multiple names from the same physical location(s) because of link swapping abilities within yourself to affect your companies positions with the major search engines? I.E.: more of the same from different name.
  29. Will you supply me with a list of current commercial user customers of your “Paintball Netting” that do not buy insurance products from any of your related companies?
  30. Is your “Paintball Netting” insurance approved? If yes – Name of Insurance company(s) that have approved your Paintball Netting? How would I prove to my / your Insurance company that I am using your company(s) “Paintball Netting” if I also use someone elses? Is your “Paintball Netting” labeled from the manufacturer and or fabricator? How is the label affixed to the “Paintball Netting”? If every piece of “Paintball Netting” that you sell does not have an identifying label permanently affixed to it how would I prove to my / your Insurance company that it is your Paintball Netting?
  31. Do you or any of your other related web-based company(s) sell, broker or in any way represent the Insurance company(s) who approved your “Paintball Netting”? (May not apply – see #28)
  32. Do you sell “Commercial Paintball Field” related insurance as a licensed agent ? In what states are you licensed?
  33. If you or any of your other related web-based company(s) sell, broker or in any way represent any Insurance Company that provides “Commercial Paintball Field” related insurance in what states are they licensed?
  34. Don’t you find it hard to believe that such a comprehensive questionaire could be compiled that really helps to illustrate just what some of the truths about “Paintball Netting” are?