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Forum: General September 18th, 2009, 22:14
Replies: 58
Views: 32,169
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Although this all seems more of the same, it is...

Although this all seems more of the same, it is interesting to note the Real Sword AKs are made of forged, milled, real steel and blued, just like real AKs. I'm no gunsmith, but I would assume this...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 21st, 2009, 10:56
Replies: 411
Views: 121,806
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Thought 1 and 2 were quite interesting tidbits of...

Thought 1 and 2 were quite interesting tidbits of history.

3 and 4 however - concur.

Dislikes - pretty much any pointlessly futuristic, moulded poly fiber shell covered pos.

Conversely, I...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 18th, 2009, 13:14
Replies: 54
Views: 16,061
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Me too, though I think they are very keyed in on...

Me too, though I think they are very keyed in on specifically Chinese weaponry and there are still a few gaps to fill in that column. I guess my point in bringing up the RS was to counterpoint the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 18th, 2009, 03:12
Replies: 54
Views: 16,061
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Or a $372US AEG? YouTube - Part 2 - RS Type...

Or a $372US AEG?

YouTube - Part 2 - RS Type 56-1 AEG Crush Test (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxsnfFB-lo0)

Fact is, the PTW uses electronics. There are a lot of ways to have a pretend...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 18th, 2009, 03:05
Replies: 54
Views: 16,061
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Painful laughter ensues...

Painful laughter ensues...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 17th, 2009, 12:37
Replies: 325
Views: 132,875
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Quick math: Gas has a couple of pros over...

Quick math:

Gas has a couple of pros over AEGS, and vice versa. Unless one system has many more pros, it won't be able to replace it.

Gas is more fun and realistic to use, but performance is...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 17th, 2009, 12:16
Replies: 54
Views: 16,061
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Do be aware that many of the PTWs that are sold...

Do be aware that many of the PTWs that are sold began life as a kit. It is not uncommon for an unexperienced person to try to save some money by buying a kit. While the kits themselves are fairly...
Forum: ASC News and Announcements April 4th, 2009, 10:50
Replies: 114
Views: 60,938
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
A teammate I work with popped open ASC on our...

A teammate I work with popped open ASC on our shift and chuckled. The first thought I had was "hey, thats cool that they care enough to celebrate the day with the membership". This site is always...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 27th, 2009, 02:50
Replies: 104
Views: 22,799
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
One pays for R&D, QC and a little extra for...

One pays for R&D, QC and a little extra for proper packaging with TM. Furthermore, with the Yen doing well against Western currencies of late and the cost of Japanese labour vs Chinese labour,...
Forum: General August 11th, 2008, 10:11
Replies: 192
Views: 64,993
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
That would be huge. I guess we're sort of hoping...

That would be huge. I guess we're sort of hoping this CSSA body will embrace our plight.

Nationally sanctioned events would be a big step. ASC has a loose network for age identifiers etc,...
Forum: General August 10th, 2008, 14:02
Replies: 192
Views: 64,993
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Honestly, our biggest obstacle is legal...

Honestly, our biggest obstacle is legal distribution. If we didn't need to rely on licenses that don't account for getting guns to players after importation, all the troubles would be solved.
Forum: General August 10th, 2008, 12:36
Replies: 36
Views: 7,379
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
The 18+ rule is ours alone. We can't expect...

The 18+ rule is ours alone. We can't expect everyone else to abide by the airsoft scenes generally expected practices.

Its great that we have self-policing and it does - I assure you - reflect...
Forum: General August 9th, 2008, 09:25
Replies: 192
Views: 64,993
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Problem isn't law enforcment (several LE members...

Problem isn't law enforcment (several LE members play games here). Many of us have spoken directly to, and had favourable encounters with LE. As MacGuyver pointed out earlier, its CBSA. There is...
Forum: Airsoft Media August 9th, 2008, 08:15
Replies: 48
Views: 11,163
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Effin' sweet build Sierra, and +1 to your rant...

Effin' sweet build Sierra, and +1 to your rant Mac! Gotta echo the sentiment - I've never heard one comment in person that was negative about my gear here, only on the forums. Make the trek out to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 3rd, 2008, 03:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,628
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
lol, so it is. I rushed over to zshot thinking...

lol, so it is. I rushed over to zshot thinking it was hacked or something, haha. Its always worse when you do it to yourself.

EDIT - just read the small print "*** If you haven't caught on yet,...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 20th, 2008, 11:28
Replies: 31
Views: 5,148
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Unfortunately, most Systema equipment in North...

Unfortunately, most Systema equipment in North America is channelled through Zshot USA, meaning it has to have an orange flash hider (a knock against US law, not zshot). They don't bother making...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 5th, 2008, 11:08
Replies: 93
Views: 18,411
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Ergo is a line of products developed by Falcon...

Ergo is a line of products developed by Falcon industries.

www.ergogrips.net
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 23rd, 2007, 13:07
Replies: 17
Views: 7,043
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
The crazy BB chopping occuring and the piston...

The crazy BB chopping occuring and the piston head thread loosening are inter related. Once the threading begins to loosen, the piston head sits further forward and extends the metal nozzle too...
Forum: Accessories Discussion November 20th, 2007, 13:04
Replies: 46
Views: 18,923
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
hmm. Our experience has been different. I have...

hmm. Our experience has been different. I have the Hurricane full metal (read: 1lb) KFH with stainless liner and my teammate has the new Madbull. Both our guns are louder _without_ them. I'm...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 17th, 2007, 13:20
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Hi Fox - thanks. Its a Pentax K10D. I used a...

Hi Fox - thanks. Its a Pentax K10D. I used a 180mm Voigtlander Lanthar SL and an older 400mm Sigma tele, both MF. For most of the shots, I was stood in roughly the middle of the field and let the...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 15th, 2007, 12:27
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Game shots - Bragg Creek PB field scrim in Bragg Creek, Alberta - Nov 10-07

linky linky!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kellysereda/sets/72157603106885859/


I recommend clicking on the 'View as Slideshow' tab on the top right of the page. Gotta keep that right hand...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 9th, 2007, 02:08
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Huge... the avatar is priceless, haha. Lanny! I...

Huge... the avatar is priceless, haha. Lanny! I think he peddles cars up in these parts nowadays, but oh yeah, I watched them win the cup in 88-89, still a fan.

As far as my beard color goes, I...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 6th, 2007, 02:33
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
The 5.11 Tactical Boa in blood red! I forgot...

The 5.11 Tactical Boa in blood red! I forgot about that pic lol, best deadrag EV4R. Crunchbite (Josh) found it at WW. The guy at the counter said it had been missing for a couple weeks and to just...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 3rd, 2007, 15:20
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Like your cat!!! Now thats character - awesome,...

Like your cat!!! Now thats character - awesome, lol
Forum: Airsoft Media November 3rd, 2007, 04:38
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Yeah, I calculated the risks. Its a well run...

Yeah, I calculated the risks. Its a well run affair, this particular event. They had a guy chainsaw a dummy stuffed with tomatoes off the roof of the house... I was easily outdone, lol. I had my...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 3rd, 2007, 04:32
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Well Riley, looks like its going to be the Boa...

Well Riley, looks like its going to be the Boa brigade up to the mountain for pics...

Speaking of pics, here's another just for fun - Jamie with the 226. Speaking of mohawks, hers was BADASS......
Forum: Airsoft Media November 3rd, 2007, 03:02
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Yeah, Wiley-X TAG-1's. They've lasted me pretty...

Yeah, Wiley-X TAG-1's. They've lasted me pretty good, seem better built than the Hatchs. My hatches would always bleed purple into my palms after a sweaty day of gun holding. Also, the plastic...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 2nd, 2007, 19:58
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
@ Beaz - lolz I'm just lucky the camera didn't...

@ Beaz - lolz I'm just lucky the camera didn't pick-up all the stains. Well, or maybe not ;) Those pants could only ever be worn in airsoft anymore, and you DO NOT want to smell those boots, lol!
...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 2nd, 2007, 03:04
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
haha, ok, so now I'll try to back her off with: ...

haha, ok, so now I'll try to back her off with:

1) Honey, I can't shave my beard yet because I gotta wait 'til Riley gets his pouches.

OR

2) Honey, I can't shave my beard ever or Thor...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 2nd, 2007, 02:38
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
@ Riley - That might be fun man. I just scored a...

@ Riley - That might be fun man. I just scored a new (to me) late '70s 500mm extreme telephoto lens off fleaBay for a couple hun that I wanted to take up to the mountains and test... might be a...
Forum: Airsoft Media November 2nd, 2007, 02:21
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Curses... your sir are correct. Now I gotta do...

Curses... your sir are correct. Now I gotta do this all over again! *sigh*
Forum: Airsoft Media November 2nd, 2007, 02:10
Replies: 54
Views: 18,838
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
thePiRaTE!! w/gear

http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/thePiRaTE07_1024.jpg

Finally got around to getting a pic done of gear!

This is the CalCity default look, but there is no code. Good all-weather,...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 27th, 2007, 12:20
Replies: 43
Views: 25,128
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Coming together nicely. You know, I was going to...

Coming together nicely. You know, I was going to say the same thing as everyone else - Khakis (and yes the Woolrich at seals are very good, just stick with the regular, non-ripstop ones) - but after...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 27th, 2007, 03:35
Replies: 20
Views: 9,232
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Looks good Karl! Came out tight. I know you've...

Looks good Karl! Came out tight. I know you've just gone 553, but if its shorter you're after, perhaps the old school 511 would solve it (with the dollar so good they can be had for around $350...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 13th, 2007, 21:50
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
hahaha. . I just noticed the sig, I remember that...

hahaha. . I just noticed the sig, I remember that moment. Too funny. And... thanks!
Forum: Airsoft Media October 13th, 2007, 14:40
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/20071012...

http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/20071012DD733PTW-001.jpg
http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/20071012DD733PTW-002.jpg...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 13th, 2007, 14:38
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
I was bored this morning with my K10 and had the...

I was bored this morning with my K10 and had the PTW laying out after some airsoft friends had been by - 56k and low res screens beware, lol
...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 6th, 2007, 01:12
Replies: 122
Views: 38,568
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Very nice man, a lot of work well worth it by the...

Very nice man, a lot of work well worth it by the looks of things. Look forward to the finished beast.
Forum: Airsoft Media October 4th, 2007, 03:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,306
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Game shots - Weekend Warriors scrim, near Didsbury, Alberta - Sept 29-07

Linky poo!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kellysereda/sets/72157602219010867/

Took my life in my hands by taking my new SLR (Pentax K10D) into battle for a few photos. The lens for all the...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 4th, 2007, 03:47
Replies: 38
Views: 40,255
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
*tips hat*, nice one. Love the attention to...

*tips hat*, nice one. Love the attention to detail, makes it all the better to stare at :)
Forum: Airsoft Media September 11th, 2007, 00:12
Replies: 41
Views: 6,679
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
You noticed my PTW? I gotta gives ya credit...

You noticed my PTW? I gotta gives ya credit 'cause damn, I was thinking the blisteringly red Victorian Ostrich feathered boa might have caught your eye instead. I might hazard a guess that it is as...
Forum: Airsoft Media August 29th, 2007, 11:18
Replies: 39
Views: 9,951
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Out of curiousity - is the performance of the 5.1...

Out of curiousity - is the performance of the 5.1 maintained? A 5.1 was my first airsoft pistol, I was kind of spoiled. Only the P226 I have since was comparable, but not as accurate (could be...
Forum: General August 12th, 2007, 03:55
Replies: 66
Views: 19,113
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
The problem here in Canada is the only way you...

The problem here in Canada is the only way you can legally sell a 'replica' (as airsoft is currently classified) is as a firearms dealer, to customers with PALs. Not much of a market in that I'm...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 10th, 2007, 03:25
Replies: 69
Views: 12,919
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
14mm+

14mm+
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 8th, 2007, 23:06
Replies: 69
Views: 12,919
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Sure. But its airsoft-as-replica-gun status...

Sure. But its airsoft-as-replica-gun status superceeds this classification, so either its illegal to import as a replica, or as a firearm. Damned if you do, or damned if you do.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 8th, 2007, 23:04
Replies: 69
Views: 12,919
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Range is superfluous. By that, I mean, your...

Range is superfluous. By that, I mean, your useful accuracy is likely diminished by the time it lands... it all very dependant on how the hop-up likes your BB choice.

Thats brings me to BB...
Forum: Airsoft Media July 18th, 2007, 23:11
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Hey, good idea Jonas. I'll try it. I'm also...

Hey, good idea Jonas. I'll try it. I'm also working on the pic as you outlined in your earlier comment, I'll PM you.



The 1700 series are perfect for ARs of various lengths.
Forum: Airsoft Media July 18th, 2007, 05:35
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
Thx mate. The vest is a Phantom Land CIRAS in...

Thx mate. The vest is a Phantom Land CIRAS in Coyote Brown. I've added the integral rifle sling and a Maxpedition Wallet via Malice clips to sport our company ID.

While I'm a stickler for...
Forum: Airsoft Media July 17th, 2007, 12:46
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
You know... not yet. Next project :D

You know... not yet. Next project :D
Forum: Airsoft Media July 17th, 2007, 04:22
Replies: 76
Views: 37,279
Posted By thePiRaTE!!
http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/CalCity_...

http://www.members.shaw.ca/controlvoltage/CalCity_733.jpg
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