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Forum: Newbie Tank Today, 02:20
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By ThunderCactus
They're most likely just going to refuse it. ...

They're most likely just going to refuse it.
But stop asking the internet for legal advice, ask the border agents that you're going to be dealing with. They'll have the most accurate answer!
Forum: General January 20th, 2018, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By ThunderCactus
"sniper certification" is what you're looking...

"sniper certification" is what you're looking for.
It's not about learning to be a sniper, it's about learning how to not hurt people, which is probably something they don't bother teaching in a...
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 16th, 2018, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By ThunderCactus
Someone at cbsa made a mistake.

Someone at cbsa made a mistake.
Forum: General January 12th, 2018, 21:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just let this post die already

Just let this post die already
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 3rd, 2018, 23:28
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By ThunderCactus
Lightbulb MAPP and PROPANE vapor pressure charts!

Wasn't sure where to put this....but I guess MAPP qualifies as an upgrade?

Anyway, I'm sick of infrequently having to do 15min of research to try and find an increasingly more difficult to find...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 3rd, 2018, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By ThunderCactus
*inactivist

*inactivist
Forum: Newbie Tank December 28th, 2017, 12:48
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By ThunderCactus
DMR's in airsoft are pretty redundant. Firstly,...

DMR's in airsoft are pretty redundant.
Firstly, check with your local fields to see if they have different DMR fps limits, although many fields don't recognize DMRs as their own category.

The...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 26th, 2017, 01:28
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By ThunderCactus
Semi auto builds up more heat because of the...

Semi auto builds up more heat because of the start spikes.
Fuses blow due to heat, not specifically amperage.
The G&P motors are complete shit to start with, so i wouldnt be surprised if thats your...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 26th, 2017, 01:22
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By ThunderCactus
Im jumping on the "why?" train. A motorcycle...

Im jumping on the "why?" train.
A motorcycle battery isnt terribly heavy, but its totally redundant.
Firstly, voltage isnt the sole thing that affects rate of fire, easiest thing to do would be to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 22nd, 2017, 13:09
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just get a 450fps slring and install it. Simple...

Just get a 450fps slring and install it. Simple as that.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 20th, 2017, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By ThunderCactus
Trigger, cylinder, maybe a proprietary nonsense...

Trigger, cylinder, maybe a proprietary nonsense bit
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 20th, 2017, 20:22
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By ThunderCactus
Probably dont send him any pvs14s that were...

Probably dont send him any pvs14s that were stolen from the forces LOL
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 17th, 2017, 23:28
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By ThunderCactus
Etiny and fcc i think are compatible, but if its...

Etiny and fcc i think are compatible, but if its a ctw compatible ecu, then its not compatible with anything else
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 14th, 2017, 01:42
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By ThunderCactus
9.6 in the 2/3A sized cells will be fine ...

9.6 in the 2/3A sized cells will be fine

http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=156571
Forum: Newbie Tank December 12th, 2017, 02:24
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By ThunderCactus
Why bother chronoing AEGs on .20s though? Its...

Why bother chronoing AEGs on .20s though?
Its not accurate, and if someone does want to cheat by abusing joule creep then you're asking them to use AEGs.
If you chrono everything on .30s, you only...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 11th, 2017, 01:52
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By ThunderCactus
Batteries are pretty generic. Some newer guns...

Batteries are pretty generic. Some newer guns like the G&G with ETU's require 11.1v lipo batteries to work properly.
But your ICS will work fine with a 7.4 lipo or 9.6 nimh battery.
There a sticky...
Forum: Newbie Tank December 7th, 2017, 19:37
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By ThunderCactus
I don't know why the fuck people are so biased. I...

I don't know why the fuck people are so biased. I know as well as anyone that HPA can joule creep like mad, but so can an AEG.
Someone purpose built a gun as a demo that shot 1.6j on .20s and 3.2j...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures November 18th, 2017, 15:39
Replies: 13
Views: 5,122
Posted By ThunderCactus
Bringing this thread back from the dead, eh? ...

Bringing this thread back from the dead, eh?
Well I guess I'll add in that, for the love of airsoft, DO NOT USE AN EXCESSIVELY BRIGHT FLASHLIGHT.
There's really no need for anything past 300...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 18th, 2017, 15:27
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By ThunderCactus
Cut the profile of a set of goggles out of the...

Cut the profile of a set of goggles out of the mask, wear mask with goggles?
Forum: Gear Discussion November 15th, 2017, 22:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well JB weld is the wrong type of adhesive to...

Well JB weld is the wrong type of adhesive to begin with. The tensile strength of the adhesive means a lot to the uninformed consumer, which is why people think it's so good. But the real test of...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 7th, 2017, 23:36
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By ThunderCactus
you'll get better results with a high torque/low...

you'll get better results with a high torque/low speed motor and low ratio gears.
high speed motors run fast, but they get real shit efficiency under heavier loads.
a high torque motor will get up...
Forum: General November 4th, 2017, 02:25
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By ThunderCactus
It was the difference between breaking and not...

It was the difference between breaking and not breaking on ye olde marui shells when upgraded to 380fps.
Not quite such a mandatory requirement anymore.
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 3rd, 2017, 00:04
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By ThunderCactus
Without any other details, it does sound like you...

Without any other details, it does sound like you assembled the mechbox with the sector gear's detent resting directly on the cutoff lever.
Cycle it in auto, then try semi.
Forum: General October 26th, 2017, 12:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By ThunderCactus
The frags, in a way, are blind firing. But theres...

The frags, in a way, are blind firing. But theres nothing we can do to increase the safety of them. Like, WATCHING it go off isnt going to make it any safer lol
So thats just an accepted risk.
...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures October 18th, 2017, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By ThunderCactus
In the past I've had a ton of success just...

In the past I've had a ton of success just focusing on squad and platoon organization, and radio channels.
Beyond that, all tactics and direction can be figured out on the field.
The first thing...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 18th, 2017, 13:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By ThunderCactus
If they're dumb enough to buy an A&K PTW in the...

If they're dumb enough to buy an A&K PTW in the first place, I guarantee they do not understand the difference between it and a systema.
Id say this was done out of sheer ignorance, but I absolutely...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 18th, 2017, 13:03
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By ThunderCactus
Unless a screw managed to fall in at the exact...

Unless a screw managed to fall in at the exact moment he reversed the polarity on his mosfet, I really doubt thats the issue.

Mosfets are designed for single polarity, when you reverse polarity on...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 17th, 2017, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By ThunderCactus
Mosfets dead

Mosfets dead
Forum: Newbie Tank October 15th, 2017, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By ThunderCactus
The air nozzle is in the pistol, not the mags. ...

The air nozzle is in the pistol, not the mags.
If you have one brand new mag fail, that's luck of the draw.
If all 3 mags are having the exact same issue, chances are it's not the mags.

This is...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 14th, 2017, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By ThunderCactus
You really don't have to lubricate gas guns very...

You really don't have to lubricate gas guns very much at all. I only lube my pistol every 4 months or so if I remember.
Probably cracked nozzle. There's enough power in CO2 to keep the gun shooting...
Forum: General October 7th, 2017, 12:00
Replies: 30
Views: 2,443
Posted By ThunderCactus
Not just feels, but sounds. BB hits your PC and...

Not just feels, but sounds. BB hits your PC and you think you just walked on a twig.
You really find out who's pushing limits at night. And I don't get WHY, because people know damn well there are...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 6th, 2017, 19:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By ThunderCactus
side by side with the same hopup, you won't...

side by side with the same hopup, you won't notice any difference between a 6.23, 6.01, 6.05, 6.08, 300mm, 200mm, 509mm, 650mm, or 150mm barrel in range or accuracy as long as they're all shooting at...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 5th, 2017, 00:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By ThunderCactus
PDI 6.05 or 6.08

PDI 6.05 or 6.08
Forum: General October 4th, 2017, 17:38
Replies: 30
Views: 2,443
Posted By ThunderCactus
Oh, actually, the single most heinous act of...

Oh, actually, the single most heinous act of cheating I've ever seen was at claybank II (The rainstorm followed by windstorm game)

If anyone remembered the berry bushes, the platoon of guys in OD...
Forum: General October 3rd, 2017, 22:33
Replies: 30
Views: 2,443
Posted By ThunderCactus
I've played a few games with an ironosaurus....

I've played a few games with an ironosaurus. Shakes every hit he can, but vehemently insists he hit you.
Incapable of understanding the idea that airsoft guns aren't laser guns and quite often...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 3rd, 2017, 01:39
Replies: 10
Views: 1,824
Posted By ThunderCactus
Right now we're at "Be glad you didn't preorder...

Right now we're at "Be glad you didn't preorder one early because the first gen version was crap" stage.
2nd gen is already out.
I don't know why you people do this. The first version of everything...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 2nd, 2017, 00:41
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By ThunderCactus
To summarize, your fill valves are working...

To summarize, your fill valves are working exactly as theyre supposed to.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 29th, 2017, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By ThunderCactus
If you've got the magnetic cycle detect, then any...

If you've got the magnetic cycle detect, then any V2 gear set will fit BUT you have to transfer the magnet over.
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 29th, 2017, 20:20
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By ThunderCactus
Using a piston with a full metal rack doesn't...

Using a piston with a full metal rack doesn't SOLVE your problem, it only creates new ones.
If you're still having failures due to BBs jamming, then having a full metal rack will either cause a...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 25th, 2017, 20:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By ThunderCactus
You'd be better off with an ssg for high speed....

You'd be better off with an ssg for high speed. Or just go hpa
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 23rd, 2017, 00:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By ThunderCactus
What is the end goal of your build? We can't...

What is the end goal of your build?
We can't recommend parts if we don't know what it is you're trying to accomplish.
Forum: Gear Discussion September 18th, 2017, 22:06
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By ThunderCactus
I believe hudson is Canadian, although they're in...

I believe hudson is Canadian, although they're in Quebec.....
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 18th, 2017, 13:13
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By ThunderCactus
Does your gun jam frequently? Chewing the whole...

Does your gun jam frequently?
Chewing the whole rack is a pre-engagement issue where the sector picks up the piston when it hasnt reached its resting point. Most often due to jamming.
The last 2-3...
Forum: Gear Discussion September 18th, 2017, 13:08
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By ThunderCactus
"Webbing" i believe is what you're looking for ...

"Webbing" i believe is what you're looking for
Try hudson4supplies
Forum: Newbie Tank September 12th, 2017, 18:54
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By ThunderCactus
But have you specifically been building guns FOR...

But have you specifically been building guns FOR joule creep? Lol
You cant make energy out of nothing, so its more accurate to say that joule creep is the effect of losing energy on lighter rounds...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 8th, 2017, 01:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By ThunderCactus
Simplest method would be just to chrono on .28s...

Simplest method would be just to chrono on .28s or .30s as opposed to .20s
You're not getting the most accuracy, but you're way more accurate than you would be with .20s
Best part is, if someone IS...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 7th, 2017, 20:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,468
Posted By ThunderCactus
Short answer, yes it will give you more length...

Short answer, yes it will give you more length and time to accelerate heavy BBs
Longer answer, you should be able to get to 2j pretty darn easily with a 303mm barrel and an hpa rig
Longer still, if...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 7th, 2017, 01:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,468
Posted By ThunderCactus
You can just up the pressure if you need more...

You can just up the pressure if you need more power, so 303 is fine.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 7th, 2017, 01:01
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By ThunderCactus
I know CTF around calgary hear usually doesnt...

I know CTF around calgary hear usually doesnt check weight. Gotta give everyone an equal chance to dodge BBs lol
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 7th, 2017, 00:19
Replies: 22
Views: 2,468
Posted By ThunderCactus
All comes down to muzzle energy. Theres no...

All comes down to muzzle energy.
Theres no difference in range or accuracy, just your maximum muzzle energy
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