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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion Yesterday, 01:19
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By ThunderCactus
You're allowed higher muzzle energy which, if...

You're allowed higher muzzle energy which, if you've set the rifle up properly and selected the right BBs, equates to more range and great accuracy.

under 250ft, it becomes exponentially more of a...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 8th, 2018, 23:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By ThunderCactus
If you want really great high quality NV brand...

If you want really great high quality NV brand new, Actinblack.com in Europe would be the place to look.
Brandonoptics carries their stuff if you want to buy local.
Forum: Gear Discussion November 7th, 2018, 23:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well, you could get a GSCI base model crap gen2...

Well, you could get a GSCI base model crap gen2 PVS31 for $10,500, OR you could buy a far superior MOD3 bino with excellent gen 3 tubes for the same price on ASC if one happens to be available.
...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 7th, 2018, 23:39
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By ThunderCactus
PTW motor fixes, or AEG motor fixes?

PTW motor fixes, or AEG motor fixes?
Forum: Airsoft Media October 31st, 2018, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By ThunderCactus
So it can do something that literally every other...

So it can do something that literally every other upgraded bolt action should be able to do with ease?
Forum: Newbie Tank October 27th, 2018, 15:25
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By ThunderCactus
gas guns require you to rack the first round ...

gas guns require you to rack the first round
AEGs and HPA conversions, for the vast majority, will load a BB as it brings the piston back....
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 21st, 2018, 14:50
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By ThunderCactus
if evike doesnt say it wont ship to Canada, then...

if evike doesnt say it wont ship to Canada, then you can ship it to Canada.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 18th, 2018, 16:17
Replies: 39
Views: 4,106
Posted By ThunderCactus
Try the sand inclusion test when you get it, it...

Try the sand inclusion test when you get it, it will blow your mind.
take a gob of regular canadian tire grease and mix a bunch of sand in it, and do the same with the premalube. You'll immediately...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 10th, 2018, 20:15
Replies: 19
Views: 13,721
Posted By ThunderCactus
Or maybe it has something to do with there being...

Or maybe it has something to do with there being a gap in the middle of the hop rubber, so more air escapes past the BB while it's moving through the hop rubber, which is also when the chamber...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 9th, 2018, 23:11
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By ThunderCactus
If you throw the older motor back in now, and it...

If you throw the older motor back in now, and it works, then it could be you let the trigger go too early, ended up with the spring fully cocked, and your motor couldn't pull it back from that point....
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 3rd, 2018, 12:53
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ThunderCactus
Original 07 boards?? You may just wanna run it...

Original 07 boards?? You may just wanna run it off the old NiCds lol
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 3rd, 2018, 00:25
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ThunderCactus
It already has a mosfet, you can run 11.1v lipo...

It already has a mosfet, you can run 11.1v lipo on it stock
Use the turnigy nanotech 15-25C batteries

clean and regrease your cylinders, blow the dust out of the motors end bell, shouldn't have...
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 24th, 2018, 22:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
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 September 24th, 2018, 15:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
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 24th, 2018, 00:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
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, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By ThunderCactus
marui speedloader, it's worth the money.

marui speedloader, it's worth the money.
Forum: Airsoft Media August 30th, 2018, 01:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
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, 19:21
Replies: 5
Views: 783
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, 22:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
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, 23:31
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
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, 16:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
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, 21:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
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 14th, 2018, 00:26
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
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, 23:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
Posted By ThunderCactus
Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.

Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 12th, 2018, 23:33
Replies: 15
Views: 2,048
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, 23:19
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
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, 13:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
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, 13:40
Replies: 4
Views: 760
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, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
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, 20:13
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By ThunderCactus
Cool story bro

Cool story bro
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 24th, 2018, 15:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
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 24th, 2018, 00:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
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 24th, 2018, 00:03
Replies: 34
Views: 4,252
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, 22:39
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
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, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
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, 03:15
Replies: 2
Views: 757
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, 02:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By ThunderCactus
Second

Second
Forum: Gear Discussion July 8th, 2018, 18:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
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, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
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, 20:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
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, 21:55
Replies: 16
Views: 2,785
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, 21:51
Replies: 16
Views: 2,785
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 24th, 2018, 00:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,427
Posted By ThunderCactus
yeah I can do it

yeah I can do it
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 18th, 2018, 01:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,785
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, 22:08
Replies: 16
Views: 2,785
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, 11:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
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, 01:04
Replies: 1
Views: 774
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, 22:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By ThunderCactus
What kind of motor are you running?

What kind of motor are you running?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 6th, 2018, 21:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
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, 21:52
Replies: 12
Views: 2,143
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....
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