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Forum: Doctor's Corner Yesterday, 21:28
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By ThunderCactus
You could just as well have used an SSG and the...

You could just as well have used an SSG and the precocking feature on the BTC. It's much more reliable, easier to do, and offers more flexibility in tuning.
Forum: Doctor's Corner Yesterday, 14:24
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By ThunderCactus
Might be your batteries, might be the fuse...

Might be your batteries, might be the fuse setting on the spectre, most likely cycle overlap.
If the gears are precocking the piston after the first shot, the amount of amperage needed to get that...
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 23rd, 2018, 23:23
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By ThunderCactus
if it clicks, it's because it can't pull that...

if it clicks, it's because it can't pull that spring back.
try using an 18k motor, and make sure the cycle is stopping with the piston full forward.
30k motors need a shitload of current to handle...
Forum: Newbie Tank August 31st, 2018, 10:16
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By ThunderCactus
marui speedloader, it's worth the money.

marui speedloader, it's worth the money.
Forum: Airsoft Media August 30th, 2018, 00:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By ThunderCactus
wow, where to start.... "The ideal barrel...

wow, where to start....

"The ideal barrel length is between 350 up to 500 mm"
It only really matters on spring bolt action rifles, and not for the reason you think it does.
Although bolt actions...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 27th, 2018, 18:21
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By ThunderCactus
Put an Rhopped prometheus 6.03 200mm barrel in...

Put an Rhopped prometheus 6.03 200mm barrel in that gun, upgrade the spring to shoot 1.5j, and use .32g BBs, you'll be hitting 260ft accurately no problem.
Even with a drop in modify flat hop rubber...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 23rd, 2018, 21:19
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By ThunderCactus
This. Those G&P nozzles are fucking terrible. Use...

This. Those G&P nozzles are fucking terrible. Use a plastic one like modify, guarder, systema, etc
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 19th, 2018, 22:31
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By ThunderCactus
Did you run both the motor wires down the back of...

Did you run both the motor wires down the back of the grip?
What gears and what motor?
Are the motor leads arcing to the baseplate of the grip?
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 18th, 2018, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By ThunderCactus
What's it doing? Noisy? Or drawing too much...

What's it doing?
Noisy? Or drawing too much current?
Forum: Newbie Tank August 16th, 2018, 20:50
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By ThunderCactus
CO2 magazines use the disposable 12g CO2...

CO2 magazines use the disposable 12g CO2 cartridges.
If your magazine doesn't have a huge threaded cap on the bottom for installing the CO2 cartridges, then it is not a CO2 mag.
You need to slide...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 13th, 2018, 23:26
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By ThunderCactus
nope, same IP address on both users lol

nope, same IP address on both users lol
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 12th, 2018, 22:35
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By ThunderCactus
Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.

Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 12th, 2018, 22:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By ThunderCactus
What do you want your sidearm to do? Do you...

What do you want your sidearm to do?
Do you want it to be a realistic showpiece?
Do you want to have really hard blowback?
Or do you want it to be efficient so it works every time you pull it out?...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 11th, 2018, 22:19
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well, as you've probably started to suspect...

Well, as you've probably started to suspect yourself now, your local tech is incapable of doing Rhops.
A properly done Rhop should be able to lift .43s, and still not overhop on .20s.
The problem...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 7th, 2018, 12:50
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By ThunderCactus
I'd file down the rails, but I'm confident I can...

I'd file down the rails, but I'm confident I can do it properly.
How confident are you that you won't fuck up a mechbox shell?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 7th, 2018, 12:40
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By ThunderCactus
First and foremost; just because airsoft...

First and foremost; just because airsoft manufacturers build guns, it DOESN'T guarantee that they know what they're doing. If they built perfect guns, there would be no aftermarket mods or parts. And...
Forum: Newbie Tank August 3rd, 2018, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By ThunderCactus
Plan to carry at least 6 mags at some point. 75...

Plan to carry at least 6 mags at some point. 75 rounds per mag is fine.
At some point you'll figure out that a single accurately placed BB can do the work of 50 randomly sprayed BBs.

Give this a...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 29th, 2018, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By ThunderCactus
Cool story bro

Cool story bro
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 24th, 2018, 14:35
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By ThunderCactus
Started offering it again, seems a bunch of...

Started offering it again, seems a bunch of people were doing it and suddenly are not anymore. Coupled with some people charging outrageous prices for mediocre work...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 23rd, 2018, 23:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By ThunderCactus
I put them back into my mag pouches backwards so...

I put them back into my mag pouches backwards so I know they're empty
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 23rd, 2018, 23:03
Replies: 34
Views: 3,094
Posted By ThunderCactus
You rhop a gun when you want it to shoot 300ft. ...

You rhop a gun when you want it to shoot 300ft.
You flat hop a gun if you can't afford the $45-$60 to Rhop it

There's no reason not to do it
Forum: Reviews July 17th, 2018, 21:39
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By ThunderCactus
Thumbs up G&G ARP9 review

Stock only has 2 positions, not bad if you're a 4'11 asian girl or want a full length M16 stock. A middle position is desperately needed for the rest of us.

Mags are just.....just dumb.... They...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 16th, 2018, 21:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By ThunderCactus
Keep looking on ebay, it's where I got all of...

Keep looking on ebay, it's where I got all of mine.
Ebay.com by the way, not .ca
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 11th, 2018, 02:15
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By ThunderCactus
Use a 22k or 30k motor. 20c 1200mah is not much...

Use a 22k or 30k motor.
20c 1200mah is not much amperage.
If you have a mosfet throwing low voltage alarms while the battery is.over 10.5v, its because you dont have a high enough c rating.
Forum: General July 9th, 2018, 01:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By ThunderCactus
Second

Second
Forum: Gear Discussion July 8th, 2018, 17:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By ThunderCactus
Theyre not itar. But theyre not made anymore...

Theyre not itar. But theyre not made anymore either. Silynx would be a safer investment
Forum: Gear Discussion July 7th, 2018, 14:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By ThunderCactus
an arc'teryx product that doesn't cost >$100?...

an arc'teryx product that doesn't cost >$100? what the hell
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 27th, 2018, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By ThunderCactus
I've been using MAPP gas in my marui M&P for a...

I've been using MAPP gas in my marui M&P for a while now. It's 22% more pressure than propane, and I haven't managed to blow it up yet.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 26th, 2018, 20:55
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By ThunderCactus
Specifically because they're more FANCY than...

Specifically because they're more FANCY than useful

Angel custom doesn't sell parts because they're good, they sell them because they LOOK good and they're cheap.
And for all the love people have...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 25th, 2018, 20:51
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By ThunderCactus
The hop CHAMBER isn't the problem. Upgrading the...

The hop CHAMBER isn't the problem. Upgrading the hop chamber to one of those fancy angel custom or prowin units won't do anything unless your stock chamber is broken or REALLY poorly manufactured.
...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 23rd, 2018, 23:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
Posted By ThunderCactus
yeah I can do it

yeah I can do it
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 18th, 2018, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By ThunderCactus
Barrel length doesn't affect accuracy, either. ...

Barrel length doesn't affect accuracy, either.
Barrel length only increases the maximum possible fps you can have, and is sometimes used to match cylinder volumes when cylinder porting isn't an...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 15th, 2018, 21:08
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By ThunderCactus
The major drawbacks of the gun are the long mags,...

The major drawbacks of the gun are the long mags, time consuming mag changes, shitty trigger design, extreme grip angle, and incompatibility with v2 parts (including smart mosfet units).
...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 15th, 2018, 10:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By ThunderCactus
silicone oil is not a good lubricant for sliding...

silicone oil is not a good lubricant for sliding parts. It runs off too easily. So unless you're reapplying it every 3 games or so, just use a synthetic grease.
Not that gears really need...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 14th, 2018, 00:04
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By ThunderCactus
changing stuff won't help if the problem is in...

changing stuff won't help if the problem is in the hop unit.
Try pushing a BB through by hand, if it takes a lot of force to push it past the seal of the hop rubber, that's your issue right there.
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 10th, 2018, 21:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By ThunderCactus
What kind of motor are you running?

What kind of motor are you running?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 6th, 2018, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By ThunderCactus
get a shorter outer barrel, screw any suppressor...

get a shorter outer barrel, screw any suppressor onto it
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 5th, 2018, 20:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By ThunderCactus
I have a bent nail ive been using for 10 years,...

I have a bent nail ive been using for 10 years, it hasnt failed to undo an ARL yet lol
If you're DETERMINED, We mechbox is easiest but if you're precocking far, might be hard to switch to safe....
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 5th, 2018, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By ThunderCactus
Its always a good idea. If its got the typical...

Its always a good idea.
If its got the typical NS2 KWA barrel, its a real bitch to rhop but it works.
The adjuster is not fun either, but can be done.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 4th, 2018, 21:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By ThunderCactus
why do you need to? It doesn't add any wear to...

why do you need to?
It doesn't add any wear to the mechbox or spring
dry firing doesn't decompress the spring, either
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 4th, 2018, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By ThunderCactus
Rhop it!

Rhop it!
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 23rd, 2018, 23:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By ThunderCactus
No mosfet will do this without modification, and...

No mosfet will do this without modification, and by modification I mean actually reprogramming the software on the mosfet.
2 round burst would be the easiest equivalent, any programmable mosfet can...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 21st, 2018, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 3,288
Posted By ThunderCactus
hobbyking has a section of airsoft specific lipo...

hobbyking has a section of airsoft specific lipo batteries which are the most common forms we would be using.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 21st, 2018, 17:32
Replies: 34
Views: 18,857
Posted By ThunderCactus
Nice mod. I just put LEDs in the box mag...

Nice mod.
I just put LEDs in the box mag itself, it was worked sufficiently. But being a G&P it didn't have that M4 adapter to set up LEDs. Next best thing would have been tying the LEDs to the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 21st, 2018, 17:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By ThunderCactus
most mosfets; reprogram the unit so it sees an...

most mosfets; reprogram the unit so it sees an off single as a single shot as well.
poor idea in practice though. Firstly, it's 2 shots per trigger pull, so technically it's not semi auto, it's 2rnd...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 13th, 2018, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well the fact he paired a 45k motor with 13:1...

Well the fact he paired a 45k motor with 13:1 gears shows he has no idea what he's doing.

Do you even need 45rps, or are you just looking for trigger response?
Cause if you just want trigger...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 3rd, 2018, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,744
Posted By ThunderCactus
Alternatively, you could just buy a G&P or VFC...

Alternatively, you could just buy a G&P or VFC upper with the right threads on it.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 3rd, 2018, 20:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,077
Posted By ThunderCactus
flat hop, something in a 50 degree

flat hop, something in a 50 degree
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 3rd, 2018, 01:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By ThunderCactus
It's overheating because you're using a 45000rpm...

It's overheating because you're using a 45000rpm motor on a set of high speed gears with an under powered battery.
You can't even run a tienly 30k with 13:1 gears on a 1800mah 20c battery.

I...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 28th, 2018, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By ThunderCactus
http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=169828 ...

http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=169828

Are you just doing a high rof build for full auto or trying to get faster trigger response?
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