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Forum: Doctor's Corner August 14th, 2012, 08:10
Replies: 19
Views: 4,769
Posted By slink182
Just a guess, but is your high-RoF setup possibly...

Just a guess, but is your high-RoF setup possibly short-stroking the piston?
Forum: Newbie Tank July 27th, 2012, 20:09
Replies: 25
Views: 4,659
Posted By slink182
Check Walmart or Canadian Tire. ... You...

Check Walmart or Canadian Tire.
...
You asked. I'm "suggesting".
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 27th, 2012, 15:36
Replies: 32
Views: 7,506
Posted By slink182
Your Google search history must be......

Your Google search history must be... interesting. :rolleyes:
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 27th, 2012, 15:01
Replies: 32
Views: 7,506
Posted By slink182
No, no you won't. There are AEGs that have a...

No, no you won't.

There are AEGs that have a semblance of recoil (electric blowbacks; EBBs), but they are more prone to breakage as there are more internal parts that can fail.

Best choice for...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 27th, 2012, 13:12
Replies: 19
Views: 4,243
Posted By slink182
Viper, I'll give that a try once I'm home. If...

Viper, I'll give that a try once I'm home. If I'm sucking large, I'll find you in the morning.
Forum: Gear Discussion July 27th, 2012, 11:47
Replies: 19
Views: 4,243
Posted By slink182
I checked my manual regarding the dual channel...

I checked my manual regarding the dual channel use. I can set a primary on my 888d, but the radio will sweep all remaining channels - I can't actually select the desired secondary channel.

So,...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 27th, 2012, 11:40
Replies: 22
Views: 5,493
Posted By slink182
You can wrap batteries with electrical tape. A...

You can wrap batteries with electrical tape. A battery operates on a chemical process. Wrapping it in tape will not inhibit that process.

P-Mags are importable. I've done it. Others have done...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 26th, 2012, 19:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,692
Posted By slink182
It's an M4 variant. Google for...

It's an M4 variant. Google for disassembly/hop-up replacement videos for G&P M4's. Run wildcard searches until you find something that fits your needs.

Or you can just dive right in and start an...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 26th, 2012, 15:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,851
Posted By slink182
It's nice looking furniture, except for the "ICS"...

It's nice looking furniture, except for the "ICS" molded to the buttstock, and the fact it's ICS, and it's for an AEG.

(Mental note to look around for a RAS kit for my G39s.)
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 26th, 2012, 10:11
Replies: 15
Views: 4,308
Posted By slink182
Then you are stuck with what is generally...

Then you are stuck with what is generally available at Walmart/Canadian Tire - expensive for their cheap builds & prone to breakage. Or you can spend the next 3 years building a GOOD REPUTATION...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 25th, 2012, 14:30
Replies: 22
Views: 4,724
Posted By slink182
O.o Safety should only be engage-able when...

O.o

Safety should only be engage-able when the hammer is cocked (i.e., you've racked the bolt). If you can engage the safety with the bolt closed, or cycle the bolt with the safety on, then...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 24th, 2012, 18:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,724
Posted By slink182
Where are you located and what are your return...

Where are you located and what are your return options?

Sight unseen, probably a broken part inside the trigger pack.
Forum: Gear Discussion July 21st, 2012, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,949
Posted By slink182
Checked my manual for any variable lock options. ...

Checked my manual for any variable lock options. Unfortunately, locking the keyboard also disables the channel knob.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 21st, 2012, 08:26
Replies: 122
Views: 37,360
Posted By slink182
Real steel:...

Real steel: http://www.alphaopticsinc.com/weapon_sights.html

Repro: airsoftparts, airsoft depot.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 21st, 2012, 08:20
Replies: 23
Views: 4,636
Posted By slink182
No, it's all good - you're learning and appear...

No, it's all good - you're learning and appear decent.

You have yet to experience how some newbs behave when they first arrive here: attitude, 1337 speak, lack of punctuation/grammar/spelling,...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 20th, 2012, 23:10
Replies: 23
Views: 4,636
Posted By slink182
Right there in the original post. "and I got...

Right there in the original post.

"and I got an av in."

So, yeah, he's getting his AV.

@Scotch - please don't post useless items like this unless you're making a point, asking a question, or...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 19th, 2012, 12:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,707
Posted By slink182
Hopup turned for too much hop? Hopup shredded? ...

Hopup turned for too much hop?
Hopup shredded?
You replaced the rubber - nozzle mating with rubber for an airtight seal?
Have you run a compression test?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 19th, 2012, 12:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,791
Posted By slink182
There has been numerous discussions regarding...

There has been numerous discussions regarding green gas vs. propane. Airsoft Innovations performed the lab analysis. Others have also come to the same conclusion. Folks used to use green gas...
Forum: General July 19th, 2012, 10:42
Replies: 46
Views: 7,181
Posted By slink182
I don't take Adrenaline seriously at all.

I don't take Adrenaline seriously at all.
Forum: Gear Discussion July 19th, 2012, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 2,949
Posted By slink182
You can hand program the 888. Read & re-read the...

You can hand program the 888. Read & re-read the Chinglish manual, then execute. Yes, they do appear garbled, and yes, you will have false starts, but it is very doable. Programming via computer...
Forum: General July 18th, 2012, 22:02
Replies: 46
Views: 7,181
Posted By slink182
I'm not arguing that point. They have held 24-hr...

I'm not arguing that point. They have held 24-hr games (with a 4-6 hr break in the middle for people to sleep & eat), but I wouldn't call them milsims.

Deadfall is still open (signed up already)....
Forum: General July 18th, 2012, 21:28
Replies: 46
Views: 7,181
Posted By slink182
... ... ooooookay... Regardless of what...

...
... ooooookay...
Regardless of what Adrenaline has ever said, they have yet to host anything that looks like a milsim, 24-hr or otherwise.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 18th, 2012, 16:28
Replies: 29
Views: 3,903
Posted By slink182
I would start with 1 spare pistol mag, unless...

I would start with 1 spare pistol mag, unless that's ALL you're running for the near term. You can always add more later.

The number of rifle mags will depend on their capacity. If running...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 18th, 2012, 16:21
Replies: 29
Views: 3,903
Posted By slink182
A hydration carry system would be like a...

A hydration carry system would be like a CamelBack, Condor or Source Hydration system. Other systems includes nalgene bottles and belt/over the shoulder canteens.

Water is the primary choice. ...
Forum: General July 18th, 2012, 15:25
Replies: 53
Views: 35,837
Posted By slink182
Understood. It's not our duty to police...

Understood.

It's not our duty to police other's actions. Any action would have to be initiated by buyer. If the buyer doesn't want to address it, that's his/her decision. There is also the...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 18th, 2012, 15:20
Replies: 29
Views: 3,903
Posted By slink182
Welcome. This is possibly one of the nicest,...

Welcome. This is possibly one of the nicest, succinct first posts from a newb I've seen so far this year. First, I'll get the obligatory "get age verified" disclaimer out of the way. See the...
Forum: General July 18th, 2012, 14:59
Replies: 53
Views: 35,837
Posted By slink182
Does it meet the above definition of a...

Does it meet the above definition of a retaliatory feedback?

If uncertain, maybe submit to the admins both the feedback sections (negative & retaliatory) and let them make the determination.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 17th, 2012, 16:46
Replies: 13
Views: 3,666
Posted By slink182
Wow... Did you even bother searching the...

Wow...
Did you even bother searching the forums...?

http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=96773
Forum: General July 17th, 2012, 15:01
Replies: 146
Views: 34,291
Posted By slink182
As an oldster who developed an interest in...

As an oldster who developed an interest in airsoft back in its infancy (1980) while visiting HK, I would have KILLED to have the options and opportunities currently available to the kids. But after...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 17th, 2012, 08:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,212
Posted By slink182
3-5 weeks. They just completed a batch of AVs. ...

3-5 weeks. They just completed a batch of AVs.

Also, be patient and don't ask that question again outside the Newb Tank - the admins can get testy if you start posting like a nag, potentially...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 17th, 2012, 07:58
Replies: 18
Views: 6,661
Posted By slink182
If thinking of a SCAR, VFC is the one to get. ...

If thinking of a SCAR, VFC is the one to get. Excellent external build and internal components. Accurate out of the box. The default red motor is ridiculously powerful for a stock gun.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 16th, 2012, 21:07
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By slink182
?? What bucking and nub? There are a lot of...

??

What bucking and nub? There are a lot of different buckings and nubs.
Forum: General July 16th, 2012, 14:50
Replies: 1,577
Views: 493,225
Posted By slink182
I think that selling a used gun at par of a new...

I think that selling a used gun at par of a new gun is acceptable IFF there had been enough work put into the gun to be worth the cost.

E.g., a random rifle, new, for $300 -versus- another random...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 15th, 2012, 13:50
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By slink182
Look to Asia. There aren't too many companies...

Look to Asia. There aren't too many companies making tightbores in 600 mm lengths, and those that do are making them for a specific type of gun (AK, M14, PSG, etcl) . Most are making them in the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 14th, 2012, 09:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By slink182
Depends. If you "desire" the trade, then...

Depends.

If you "desire" the trade, then trade.

If you are wondering if it's a "fair" trade, then itemize both guns, including all known upgrades, tally the cost of all items, and compare to...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 13th, 2012, 15:36
Replies: 22
Views: 4,380
Posted By slink182
Depends on the queue and how many applications...

Depends on the queue and how many applications the staff has. They usually process them in batches. 3-4 weeks is normal.
Forum: General July 13th, 2012, 12:38
Replies: 146
Views: 34,291
Posted By slink182
And I, as a mature adult, refuse to play at...

And I, as a mature adult, refuse to play at Adrenaline BECAUSE of their catering to kids (among other things, like... oh... the Mobbs fiasco).

You, child, have yet to see the bigger picture.
Forum: General July 13th, 2012, 08:00
Replies: 146
Views: 34,291
Posted By slink182
The 18+ is driven by (1) the Law on gun/imitation...

The 18+ is driven by (1) the Law on gun/imitation gun ownership in certain provinces, and generally accepted throughout ASC country-wide, (2) the field owners/hosts who wish to limit their liability,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 12th, 2012, 18:26
Replies: 14
Views: 5,091
Posted By slink182
Fixed. ;)

Fixed. ;)
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 12th, 2012, 14:28
Replies: 36
Views: 11,888
Posted By slink182
Thanks, Invasion! The pistol tacos are also...

Thanks, Invasion!

The pistol tacos are also looking rather fine... (seen them, but never knew what they were called).
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 12th, 2012, 14:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By slink182
Y'know, if you don't know what you're doing, or...

Y'know, if you don't know what you're doing, or what you're looking for (or at), may I suggest contacting your local gundoc and engaging his services? It would probably save you a ton of guessing,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 12th, 2012, 14:02
Replies: 36
Views: 11,888
Posted By slink182
OK, I like those ITW pistol fastmags, but after...

OK, I like those ITW pistol fastmags, but after Googling for a retailer in Canada, I'm not getting anything. Does anyone carry them in country?
Forum: Newbie Tank July 12th, 2012, 13:59
Replies: 127
Views: 20,418
Posted By slink182
Hey, I'm 48. I recall when I was young too, BUT...

Hey, I'm 48. I recall when I was young too, BUT I DO NOT RECALL GOING AROUND ASKING OTHERS TO DO MY THINKING FOR ME.

Most of us are here to help - technical, educational, philosophical, moral,...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 12th, 2012, 09:29
Replies: 29
Views: 7,209
Posted By slink182
Well, lesson learned. CT/Walmart guns are...

Well, lesson learned. CT/Walmart guns are garbage. You would've been better off throwing your money into a hole in the ground than buying those guns - at least you would've been able to get your...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 12th, 2012, 07:50
Replies: 29
Views: 7,209
Posted By slink182
AV'ing is our (ASC's) equivalent of a PAL - it...

AV'ing is our (ASC's) equivalent of a PAL - it assures us that the person purchasing a gun is an adult (i.e., 18+) and is legally responsible for his/her actions.

Ontario's laws regarding gun...
Forum: Airsoft Media July 11th, 2012, 15:09
Replies: 261
Views: 200,459
Posted By slink182
Honestly, I've looked into mounting handles on my...

Honestly, I've looked into mounting handles on my SCARs just for the convenience. The SSR is a bitch to lug around.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 11th, 2012, 12:39
Replies: 127
Views: 20,418
Posted By slink182
... I am STILL ashamed to live in the same city...

...
I am STILL ashamed to live in the same city as these kids...
...
Forum: General July 9th, 2012, 17:21
Replies: 32
Views: 14,047
Posted By slink182
I suspect that a question was posed, an answer...

I suspect that a question was posed, an answer was provided, and because of wording choices, a (mis)interpretation was taken.

E.g., "What unit did you serve with?" versus "What unit do you serve...
Forum: Movies/Video Games/Sci-fi July 9th, 2012, 16:15
Replies: 158
Views: 135,212
Posted By slink182
Nerf gun plastic's pretty brittle/thin. It would...

Nerf gun plastic's pretty brittle/thin. It would have to be seriously reinforced internally.
Forum: General July 9th, 2012, 12:59
Replies: 45
Views: 7,489
Posted By slink182
^ This. All my hobbies are on the odd side...

^ This.

All my hobbies are on the odd side (some more geek than others) - airsoft, book binding, target shooting, miniature sculpting, JRPGs, PnP RPGs, 3D model building, writing software...
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