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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 25th, 2019, 16:33
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Drake
Look, it all comes down to personal preferences....

Look, it all comes down to personal preferences. It's like asking people about their favorite pickup truck. Every platform has pros and cons and people prefer certain things over others: if there...
Forum: General June 21st, 2019, 18:31
Replies: 24
Views: 5,487
Posted By Drake
You know its an old video because there's not a...

You know its an old video because there's not a single piece of multicam in sight
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 3rd, 2019, 19:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Drake
Speaking of Aervoe, their Coyote Brown is pretty...

Speaking of Aervoe, their Coyote Brown is pretty decent if you're looking for something in that colour range (its pretty close to Magpul's FDE without the green hue). Krylon's Tan is a very light,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 3rd, 2019, 19:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Drake
That's basically what i said. Except in airsoft,...

That's basically what i said. Except in airsoft, where everyone is using the same ammo and velocity/energy limits, "a little more range" comes down to making the gun more accurate. And with work...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 3rd, 2019, 19:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,375
Posted By Drake
Don't use real ceramic plates to play if you ever...

Don't use real ceramic plates to play if you ever intend to use them to potentially stop any kind of real bullets: impacts or dropping can damage the ceramic and diminish their effectiveness.

Use...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 2nd, 2019, 21:43
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By Drake
Unlike what Hollywood and videogames would have...

Unlike what Hollywood and videogames would have you believe, sniping isn't about the gun; it's about the skillset. Getting into a big firefight with a BA is a battle you will lose way more often...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 2nd, 2019, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By Drake
Fields that allow higher FPS for a DMR usually...

Fields that allow higher FPS for a DMR usually want semi-locked DMRs; your AEG probably isn't going to cut it. Also if you believe the extra 50 fps will confer any significant advantage, you should...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 1st, 2019, 23:05
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Drake
The thing about specialized camo paint (Krylon...

The thing about specialized camo paint (Krylon and the like) is that they're meant to be easily removable without damaging the underlying finish, and they have an ultra-flat finish.

Satin finish...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 5th, 2019, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 3,780
Posted By Drake
What do you need help with?

What do you need help with?
Forum: General March 28th, 2019, 09:40
Replies: 18
Views: 3,954
Posted By Drake
Yeah, electric first so you can fully appreciate...

Yeah, electric first so you can fully appreciate just how much better GBBRs are later.
Forum: Gear Discussion February 27th, 2019, 15:05
Replies: 9
Views: 4,275
Posted By Drake
A nylon vest (assault vest style) will pretty...

A nylon vest (assault vest style) will pretty much absorb 95% of the BBs' energy.

I bought an ex one of these, worked well
...
Forum: Reviews February 25th, 2019, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,413
Posted By Drake
Good review, nice to hear about less mainstream...

Good review, nice to hear about less mainstream platforms.
Forum: General February 19th, 2019, 00:36
Replies: 11
Views: 3,319
Posted By Drake
Talk Abbottabad field :P

Talk Abbottabad field :P
Forum: General January 17th, 2019, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By Drake
I had the pleasure of visiting the Montreal...

I had the pleasure of visiting the Montreal location yesterday (after finding out they existed in this thread): it's a very nice store in the Plaza St-Hubert (corner Bellechasse, across from Lozeau)...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 20th, 2018, 17:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By Drake
A lot of those "upgrades" have detrimental...

A lot of those "upgrades" have detrimental effects, specially if not done right.

Also the Co2 mags have restrictions inside them: under equal conditions a Co2 mag delivers less energy than the...
Forum: General September 14th, 2018, 03:06
Replies: 162
Views: 55,072
Posted By Drake
Holy shit, its Slot-- err, I mean Poncho! :D ...

Holy shit, its Slot-- err, I mean Poncho! :D

(been a while since you heard that name I bet haha)
Forum: General August 25th, 2018, 18:08
Replies: 4
Views: 1,561
Posted By Drake
Ban the guns, bring in the pot. Sounds like...

Ban the guns, bring in the pot. Sounds like Sockboi penned it himself. :P
Forum: Newbie Tank August 16th, 2018, 21:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,955
Posted By Drake
CO2 magazine: https://youtu.be/glbt7fdCaiI?t=4m13s

CO2 magazine: https://youtu.be/glbt7fdCaiI?t=4m13s
Forum: General May 13th, 2018, 04:58
Replies: 12
Views: 5,267
Posted By Drake
Published specs for the gun are what they usually...

Published specs for the gun are what they usually consider for FPS. Aftermarket upgrades leaves you open to seizure and losing your gun for months as its sent off for "testing."

And 500fps...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 22nd, 2018, 21:25
Replies: 31
Views: 11,641
Posted By Drake
You can't import it because it's out of stock :P ...

You can't import it because it's out of stock :P

But seriously, a gun above 366fps should be okay HOWEVER, be careful about "shop upgrades:" customs usually refers to the manufacturer's published...
Forum: General January 20th, 2018, 17:18
Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
Posted By Drake
WinchM02, talk to Fox_111 or PacmanQC ils vont...

WinchM02, talk to Fox_111 or PacmanQC ils vont pouvoir t'aider
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 8th, 2018, 22:19
Replies: 0
Views: 1,578
Posted By Drake
Railed dust covers for WE AK

Anyone have any experience with railed dust covers for the WE PMC AK?

I have some regular AEG dust covers and they all seem to be slightly too short for the WE, except an old Tokyo Marui one IIRC...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 10th, 2017, 01:40
Replies: 76
Views: 20,436
Posted By Drake
You may want to include the nomenclature in...

You may want to include the nomenclature in common usage to avoid confusion. No one is going on RWA and ordering a "ram."
Forum: General November 1st, 2017, 03:01
Replies: 24
Views: 4,898
Posted By Drake
That sounds like some dirty euphemism.

That sounds like some dirty euphemism.
Forum: General October 29th, 2017, 02:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,898
Posted By Drake
Just ask basic shit he should know without...

Just ask basic shit he should know without thinking about, like his MOS.

Ask him if he got his "DD-412" (its supposed to be DD-214, its discharge papers): he should instant catch you got the...
Forum: General May 25th, 2017, 15:07
Replies: 19
Views: 4,749
Posted By Drake
Does it matter? Some "snipers" use AEGs or gas...

Does it matter? Some "snipers" use AEGs or gas too. If it's only for the extra FPS, ignore it, it's meaningless: good barrel and BB weight will do more for range than FPS (by itself it will only...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 23rd, 2017, 09:53
Replies: 16
Views: 5,613
Posted By Drake
Doubt you'll manage to find an OEM replacement...

Doubt you'll manage to find an OEM replacement (unless you buy a parts gun): try a spring from a ballpoint pen or a Bic lighter (there's a spring that pushes the flint up into the flint wheel) to...
Forum: General May 21st, 2017, 16:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,624
Posted By Drake
I have several WE M4s with stock internals and...

I have several WE M4s with stock internals and they've fired 1000s of rounds each. One of the plastic bolt faces broke once, because of a BB that didn't clear out the ejection port when I cycled the...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 8th, 2017, 12:44
Replies: 32
Views: 7,058
Posted By Drake
Yoga mats aren't shaped and I have a hard time...

Yoga mats aren't shaped and I have a hard time seeing foam providing enough rigidity unless you're walking around with an empty vest.

There's some plastic ones for sale in the classifieds.
...
Forum: General April 8th, 2017, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 3,301
Posted By Drake
you've been selected by mariott hotels for a...

you've been selected by mariott hotels for a special offer! Press 9 for details!
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 20th, 2017, 17:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,923
Posted By Drake
Does yours have trademarks? If so where did you...

Does yours have trademarks? If so where did you buy it? And how is it?
Forum: Newbie Tank March 5th, 2017, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 9,979
Posted By Drake
You should name this place, cuz fuck clowns. ...

You should name this place, cuz fuck clowns.

Don't offer a service professionally if you don't have qualified people to do the work. This shit is beyond unqualified its downright clueless.
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions February 15th, 2017, 22:14
Replies: 55
Views: 144,074
Posted By Drake
Oui, il y a un seminaire qui se donne...

Oui, il y a un seminaire qui se donne habituellement une fois par an (example d'un évènement passé: Airsoft Canada (http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=173211) ). À l'heure actuel je crois que...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 15th, 2017, 18:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,426
Posted By Drake
This is what most people use magnified optics...

This is what most people use magnified optics for. Binos aren't that practical and wouldn't be needed that often -- most fields either aren't that big or don't have big open areas with clear line of...
Forum: Newbie Tank February 11th, 2017, 00:52
Replies: 18
Views: 14,962
Posted By Drake
I still see it offered here, once a year or every...

I still see it offered here, once a year or every other year.

Great to learn fieldcraft, but if you're just interested for the higher FPS limits, there are so many different groups/organizers now,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 6th, 2017, 21:30
Replies: 6
Views: 3,918
Posted By Drake
Bell is a lower tier manufacturer and obviously...

Bell is a lower tier manufacturer and obviously their specs aren't quite spot on (I use a RS bushing on my 1911 so I'm gonna run with the idea that WE"s specs are fairly accurate).

Why would you...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 4th, 2017, 01:06
Replies: 7
Views: 3,946
Posted By Drake
Looking at the link again I saw it was Madbull:...

Looking at the link again I saw it was Madbull: as Rydock pointed out MB usually have grub screws. You can send AirsoftParts a message and ask them, Jugglez is awesome and I'm sure he can look for...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 3rd, 2017, 22:03
Replies: 7
Views: 3,946
Posted By Drake
Some do but many don't feature a grub screw, so...

Some do but many don't feature a grub screw, so you need to tighten it down properly (some guns, like WE, addressed this by putting an o-ring behind peel washer; TM use to put a small spring behind...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 2nd, 2017, 21:10
Replies: 13
Views: 11,299
Posted By Drake
The laws aren't written for airsoft specifically....

The laws aren't written for airsoft specifically. Pellet guns in the 500 fps range are well past the 5.7j limit (for a .22cal pellet gun, 5.7j is reached closer to 400 fps).

For airsoft (using...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 2nd, 2017, 17:09
Replies: 4
Views: 3,179
Posted By Drake
It's confusing because the old school...

It's confusing because the old school nomenclature for Co2 was "black gas."

But I don't think that canister could hold compressed Co2 and the FPS would jump up, not drop. Trying to store low...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 21st, 2017, 17:41
Replies: 10
Views: 3,242
Posted By Drake
Unless you're just looking for a gat to stick in...

Unless you're just looking for a gat to stick in your waistband and flash at rival gang members, you'd probably do well staying away from most things Canadian Tire.
Forum: General January 17th, 2017, 22:49
Replies: 63
Views: 20,487
Posted By Drake
I've been noticing this too, the forum is...

I've been noticing this too, the forum is generally sluggish.

I don't think it's the connection, pinging it gives very reasonable latency. Traceroute isn't the right tool to diagnose this, some...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 16th, 2017, 02:51
Replies: 14
Views: 8,088
Posted By Drake
Sounds like more or less the same problem: you...

Sounds like more or less the same problem: you could probably resolve it with a bit of filing and sanding, specially if you can see marks where it's sticking.





The SOCOM gears are...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 15th, 2017, 19:18
Replies: 14
Views: 8,088
Posted By Drake
Gotta +1 the suggestion to just forget the...

Gotta +1 the suggestion to just forget the suppressor.





You're going to regret that: I have one of those adapters and it's a flimsy, annoying setup at best; the adapter screws into the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 14th, 2017, 00:56
Replies: 7
Views: 4,879
Posted By Drake
The model number is WE-E008 ...

The model number is WE-E008

http://www.weairsoft.com/guns/gas-blowback-guns/pistols/we-1911-series/1911-meu/we-e008-meu-bk.html


Like I said, the markings changed a few times but its always...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 13th, 2017, 16:33
Replies: 7
Views: 4,879
Posted By Drake
What you have is an early version of the WE...

What you have is an early version of the WE MEU(SOC) .45 1911, with the [mostly] correct Springfield markings, modelled after the MGC GM5/Western Arms MEU(SOC). It's modelled after the circa ~2003...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 11th, 2017, 22:14
Replies: 6
Views: 2,844
Posted By Drake
The old TM 3 piece barrel wasn't that light...

The old TM 3 piece barrel wasn't that light because they used some really heavy pot metal on the end: a cheap KA aluminum barrel is lighter. I'd recommend CQB-R length which lets you lose a bit more...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 9th, 2017, 02:39
Replies: 55
Views: 15,542
Posted By Drake
Ok.. you opted for a really long inner barrel heh...

Ok.. you opted for a really long inner barrel heh

But I dont think that should be causing that. Maybe try removing the BBU and making sure everything is assembled properly? (was it even removed?)
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 9th, 2017, 02:36
Replies: 55
Views: 15,542
Posted By Drake
No, it isn't straight across, and there is...

No, it isn't straight across, and there is contact. Closeup pics sometimes make things look worse, its hard to tell. Looking at mine (visually) I can see a bit of contact wear but nothing else (not...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 9th, 2017, 02:17
Replies: 55
Views: 15,542
Posted By Drake
Just the inner barrel was changed? The outer...

Just the inner barrel was changed? The outer barrel and chamber are stock?

also:
http://13echo.ca/pics/do9yg1B.jpg

not sure if thats an illusion caused by the shadow or if there's a really...
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