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Forum: Canadian Airsoft News Stand October 23rd, 2017, 02:51
Replies: 17
Views: 12,952
Posted By KBarlow
Yep. Training for violence. Been playing...

Yep. Training for violence.

Been playing airsoft for 15 years and never once owned an actual firearm. Totally satisfies my desire to handle a gun. So, using that logic, would it not keep real guns...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 22nd, 2017, 21:15
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By KBarlow
Magic Box Springs

Anyone know what kind of FPS I would get with a Magic Box M120 spring in a KWA KR9 (309mm inner barrel)?

Thanks
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 6th, 2013, 17:13
Replies: 33
Views: 9,641
Posted By KBarlow
I just got an ICS 552 Commando, and it's great....

I just got an ICS 552 Commando, and it's great. It has a profile similar to an AK. As everyone else has mentioned, the battery space in the handguard is extremely limited. The only batteries I know...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 4th, 2013, 19:58
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
Why will I 'need' a MOSFET, aside from the deep...

Why will I 'need' a MOSFET, aside from the deep drain warning indicator?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 2nd, 2013, 12:27
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
Did you get it from eBay? I saw those there.

Did you get it from eBay? I saw those there.
Forum: Gear Discussion March 1st, 2013, 19:41
Replies: 18
Views: 4,822
Posted By KBarlow
Get Mechanix originals. I'm on my second pair....

Get Mechanix originals. I'm on my second pair. See here....
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 28th, 2013, 18:23
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
It's hard to justify spending that much on a...

It's hard to justify spending that much on a charger when you can save $100 and use that money to buy 6 more battery packs. Sort of like buying a Systema when you could buy five KWA guns for the same...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 28th, 2013, 01:31
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/f/fa/HAPPYCAT_I...

http://cache.ohinternet.com/images/f/fa/HAPPYCAT_I_CAN_HAS_CHEEZBURGER.JPG

I called ICS to find out what battery fit in my gun. Then, for some reason, after I got to my desired department, it...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 27th, 2013, 23:22
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
JACK DANIELS!... no jack daniels... EvikeTV-...

JACK DANIELS!... no jack daniels...

EvikeTV- Mo' Molle, Mo' Problems (inspired by Epic Meal Time) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrAIFP2pfew)
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 27th, 2013, 15:17
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
Wow, that is extremely helpful. Thanks. I even...

Wow, that is extremely helpful. Thanks. I even tried calling them. Word of advice: NEVER call China.
Forum: Gear Discussion February 27th, 2013, 15:11
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
And I thought I invented the pocket breakfast...

And I thought I invented the pocket breakfast when I reached into my hoodie pocket and found dried apples while camping.
Forum: Gear Discussion February 27th, 2013, 13:32
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
We have a running joke on our field about...

We have a running joke on our field about hamburger pouches XD
Forum: Gear Discussion February 26th, 2013, 23:32
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
Working on some game types to minimize the whole...

Working on some game types to minimize the whole standing around for half an hour thing between games trying to figure out what to play next and what the rules will be.

One type was deathmatch...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 26th, 2013, 19:28
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
Multicam for Kamloops and this region. My SIG...

Multicam for Kamloops and this region. My SIG came today and the mags are almost identical to M16 mags. I was more worried about the pieces sticking out of the sides that can be used to connect them...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 26th, 2013, 18:50
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
Because there are several other things I need...

Because there are several other things I need from eHobby, and I would prefer to order them all at the same time and only pay shipping once. They also have more things in stock and have a better...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 26th, 2013, 18:27
Replies: 23
Views: 8,766
Posted By KBarlow
Question Best LiPo Battery and Charger?

To read the title, one would assume this question has been asked numerous times and this is just a re-post.

The truth is, my question is more specifically which is the best balancing LiPo charger...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 26th, 2013, 18:17
Replies: 26
Views: 5,868
Posted By KBarlow
KWA. The quality of their products is unrivaled...

KWA. The quality of their products is unrivaled (on the consumer market. MIL/LE market is a different story).
Forum: Gear Discussion February 26th, 2013, 17:28
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
I play with someone who owns that type of pants...

I play with someone who owns that type of pants and is not a fan of them. Under really aggressive use, the knee pad part can slip out of their pockets.

A note on water: for every liter of water...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 26th, 2013, 16:24
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
I found the source of my knee pain to be the...

I found the source of my knee pain to be the straps on the knee pads constricting around the backs of my legs. The ACU pads relieved that. You're right, the integrated pads will wear more on your...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 26th, 2013, 14:47
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
In case you have to burn down a structure that...

In case you have to burn down a structure that your enemy is dug into? Lol.

Just to add, I recently sacked my Condor knee pads in exchange for foam pads that slip into the knee pockets on my ACUs....
Forum: Gear Discussion February 25th, 2013, 22:17
Replies: 55
Views: 7,710
Posted By KBarlow
How much stuff do you carry?

I often see people with vests covered in pouches that are all full of something, and I often wonder how people can justify carrying that much stuff onto the field.

My kit consists of a gun, a rack...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 24th, 2013, 01:04
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
-Skeletor- No, I ran 4 mags in the front for...

-Skeletor-
No, I ran 4 mags in the front for over a year, and I don't think it's necessary to run other things. If I were going to a milsim where I had to carry all my ammo and stuff with me, I...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 23rd, 2013, 23:01
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
Looking at this (FLYYE WSH) ...

Looking at this (FLYYE WSH)

http://az321826.vo.msecnd.net/6296bc8112c245309be1258f3a08eb6a/Images/Products5068-1024x1536-92678.jpg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnyRwoGeey0 (I know he says...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 23rd, 2013, 22:45
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
Basically what I'm looking for is something to...

Basically what I'm looking for is something to hold four mag pouches in the front, a large flat dump pouch on the left side or back, and this pistol holster on the right side.
...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 23rd, 2013, 00:31
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
Sup Dan? Anything really. Kinda leaning to the...

Sup Dan? Anything really. Kinda leaning to the conservative end of the spectrum.
...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 22nd, 2013, 20:35
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
My old vests. ...

My old vests.

http://www.airsoftguns.ie/3150-thickbox/airsoft-molle-canteen-hydration-combat-rrv-vest-cadpat-camo.jpg

http://airsoftdepot.ca/catalog/images/multicamCIRAS.gif
Forum: Gear Discussion February 22nd, 2013, 20:28
Replies: 34
Views: 9,563
Posted By KBarlow
Question Favorite Vest?

Please include brand name and model number.

In the market for a new vest, and I'm looking for educated opinions. I've owned a few in the past. Some clunky surplus thing, a made in China CADPAT...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 5th, 2013, 15:12
Replies: 5
Views: 2,557
Posted By KBarlow
Yeah, no thanks.

Yeah, no thanks.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 4th, 2013, 00:24
Replies: 5
Views: 2,557
Posted By KBarlow
Question G&G L96 Velocity Reduction?

So I have the potential to buy a G&G L96 at a very good price, but I'm wondering: is there a way to safely reduce the muzzle velocity without using duster gas?

I'm aware that the velocity with...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 22:38
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
The piston was binding in the cylinder because it...

The piston was binding in the cylinder because it was too big. Filed it down and now it seems to be riding on the delrin rather than the metal. Friend took his trigger group home, but will bring it...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 18:43
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
The piston was too big for the cylinder. I had to...

The piston was too big for the cylinder. I had to take material off the delrin rings on the piston, then the metal end was touching the inside of the cylinder and digging in. Took some material off...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 17:37
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
It cycles fine without any internals. What I...

It cycles fine without any internals. What I don't understand is why the piston gets forced over the sear when I push the bolt forward after cocking it. That's what damaged the sear in the first...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 17:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
Ok, so: 1. Pull back bolt. 2. Bolt locks...

Ok, so:

1. Pull back bolt.
2. Bolt locks back.
3. Push bolt forward, moves about half an inch then grinds to a stop.
4. Forcing bolt forward forces the piston over the sear and damages it.
...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 16:31
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
Well I sold my KWA M4, and I got this VSR in...

Well I sold my KWA M4, and I got this VSR in trade for some work I did for someone. It looks nice, but has its share of problems. Just bought a new piston cuz the plastic one couldn't handle the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 15:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
Dude, the first time it stuck last night, I was...

Dude, the first time it stuck last night, I was forcing it forward and it gave way and my fuckin hand hit a plastic burr and I ended up with a 2cm long cut on my palm. Needless to say, I was not...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 14:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
You guys were right; the sear had a nice U shape...

You guys were right; the sear had a nice U shape to it rather than being flat.

What I don't understand though, is why it required so much force to push the bolt in. It would almost seem like I...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 30th, 2013, 01:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,607
Posted By KBarlow
Angry VSR Cylinder Sticking/Slamming Forward

I'm about ready to break this fuc*ing gun in half.

It's a shitty clone VSR, and when I cock it back, the bolt doesn't want to go forward. It cocks back fine, then it refuses to go forward. When I...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 3rd, 2012, 17:36
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Glued a piece of plastic in place as a stop-gap,...

Glued a piece of plastic in place as a stop-gap, cuz the follower was poking out of the mag too far and the blowback unit was hitting it when the slide went forward. It actually works.
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 1st, 2012, 14:35
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Thanks man. Was looking all over. Capital...

Thanks man. Was looking all over. Capital Airsoft's site is down and has been for a couple days now. Can't complain with $4.17 including shipping.

To answer the other questions, the part that...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 31st, 2012, 11:52
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
FFS. The follower is missing a piece that pushes...

FFS. The follower is missing a piece that pushes the catch up..

The part below where it says Evike.

http://www.evike.com/images/large/Parts_WE_78Single_lg.jpg

Problem solved.

EDIT:
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 31st, 2012, 11:47
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 31st, 2012, 11:16
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
I just see no way for the slide catch to be...

I just see no way for the slide catch to be pushed up. There is nothing contacting it, no springs, nothing.
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 30th, 2012, 23:48
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Does this help? ...

Does this help?

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm313/bbarlow_01/IMG_4594.jpg

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm313/bbarlow_01/IMG_4593.jpg
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 24th, 2012, 20:02
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Thanks Drake. Interesting to know that the...

Thanks Drake. Interesting to know that the Nineball Dyna piston head fits in the WEs. Are WE 1911s clones of TMs?

-Thanks.
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 24th, 2012, 01:27
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Is there a fix for it?

Is there a fix for it?
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 21st, 2012, 14:27
Replies: 17
Views: 7,469
Posted By KBarlow
Question WE 1911 MEU - Slide not locking back

Buying a used WE 1911, but the slide does not lock back. Any ideas as to why? I'm thinking it could just do with a good cleaning and oiling, and if that doesn't fix it, start checking seals and...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 21st, 2012, 14:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,345
Posted By KBarlow
What gun are they going into?

What gun are they going into?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 14th, 2012, 03:10
Replies: 0
Views: 1,203
Posted By KBarlow
Question Banana

Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana Banana
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 13th, 2012, 18:03
Replies: 30
Views: 6,402
Posted By KBarlow
No, I don't have the gun infront of me right now....

No, I don't have the gun infront of me right now. Handed it to another tech to see if he could do something before the suggestions were made. Will post if solutions worked when I test them.
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 11th, 2012, 19:17
Replies: 30
Views: 6,402
Posted By KBarlow
I prefer the "buy a high quality gun" approach,...

I prefer the "buy a high quality gun" approach, but some people insist on buying shitty low-end guns or mixing and matching parts, and I am one of two people in this city left to fix them.
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