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Forum: Gear Discussion May 19th, 2017, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By FirestormX
Most drop leg platforms will let you adjust the...

Most drop leg platforms will let you adjust the height, so that shouldn't be too big of a concern for you in your shopping. Most modern drop leg setups are relatively comfy, compared to where they...
Forum: General May 19th, 2017, 20:59
Replies: 47
Views: 4,591
Posted By FirestormX
ThunderCactus sounds dead on about the state of...

ThunderCactus sounds dead on about the state of airsoft. Skirmisher numbers flourish every year, but then tend to either get bored and leave, or take it to a LARPing level.

The number of people...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 19th, 2017, 19:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By FirestormX
To continue riley_A's ponit: Before investing in...

To continue riley_A's ponit: Before investing in a light/laser combo, you should look into what's allowed on the fields you're playing on. Many facilities and game hosts will not allow lasers, unless...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 26th, 2016, 19:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,834
Posted By FirestormX
People have used my collection in a few short...

People have used my collection in a few short films and photo shoots over the years in the Toronto area. Like others have mentioned, worry about adding in shell ejection, sound, and muzzle flashes,...
Forum: General April 19th, 2016, 19:52
Replies: 1,239
Views: 492,391
Posted By FirestormX
Oh man, CP stole all your stuff and mailed you...

Oh man, CP stole all your stuff and mailed you the tags?! That's some next level shit they're pulling now.
Forum: General April 12th, 2016, 18:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By FirestormX
It makes me cringe when people post up direct...

It makes me cringe when people post up direct emails. I'm a programmer for a large company, and I've gotten really frustrated with a lot of our sales reps for giving out my contact info for support,...
Forum: General April 5th, 2016, 19:34
Replies: 35
Views: 4,299
Posted By FirestormX
Haha, maybe my inability to actually hit people...

Haha, maybe my inability to actually hit people has shielded me from people picking fights with me for overshooting them. But more seriously, I write off "fights" about overshooting, as just an...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 1st, 2016, 19:50
Replies: 29
Views: 3,946
Posted By FirestormX
No worries about the one liner, haha. I'm very...

No worries about the one liner, haha. I'm very much used to it. At least you acknowledge it.

In the general world of pistols, you wouldn't base the decision solely on comfort. But now that you've...
Forum: General April 1st, 2016, 19:34
Replies: 35
Views: 4,299
Posted By FirestormX
I remember your first thread. :) I'll just...

I remember your first thread. :)

I'll just echo what everyone else has said. The airsoft community is pretty friendly and supportive, and generally doesn't tolerate legitimate assholes....
Forum: Newbie Tank April 1st, 2016, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 3,946
Posted By FirestormX
I got into airsoft at a later point, and I was...

I got into airsoft at a later point, and I was able to find a fair bit of information about the KJW M9 if I recall correctly. Especially since it's mostly a TM clone with a hop up, I was able to find...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 1st, 2016, 13:43
Replies: 29
Views: 3,946
Posted By FirestormX
Haha, the one line response to a wall of text. :)...

Haha, the one line response to a wall of text. :)

KJW's M9 models are generally solid and inexpensive (relatively speaking), so it's not a bad choice.
A lot of people don't like how large the M9...
Forum: Newbie Tank March 31st, 2016, 19:28
Replies: 29
Views: 3,946
Posted By FirestormX
1911s have pretty poor mileage on their green gas...

1911s have pretty poor mileage on their green gas (propane), due to the single stack mags being slimmer than a double stack mag, and thus not being able to hold as much gas between refills. That's...
Forum: Canadian October 1st, 2015, 20:03
Replies: 150
Views: 98,175
Posted By FirestormX
Shit, you guys look good as always.

Shit, you guys look good as always.
Forum: Gear Discussion September 10th, 2015, 12:50
Replies: 20
Views: 4,291
Posted By FirestormX
I haven't heard of any problems between the...

I haven't heard of any problems between the Avenger PTT and a repro. But I guess it's fairly rare to dish out for a PTT and not a headset.

Perhaps you could post in this thread:...
Forum: Airsoft Media August 31st, 2015, 13:48
Replies: 463
Views: 360,942
Posted By FirestormX
That's really cool that you built that with the...

That's really cool that you built that with the KJW.
Forum: General August 20th, 2015, 14:20
Replies: 9
Views: 2,491
Posted By FirestormX
My dad used to sell monitor arms. There's a lot...

My dad used to sell monitor arms. There's a lot of options out there, but your standard office monitor arm is not going to survive holding a 22lb gun as it bounces around on a vehicle.
Plus they're...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 30th, 2015, 16:31
Replies: 24
Views: 3,064
Posted By FirestormX
Welcome to the unfortunate world of airsoft.

Welcome to the unfortunate world of airsoft.
Forum: General July 29th, 2015, 22:22
Replies: 19
Views: 4,274
Posted By FirestormX
The dude does nothing but deliver packages all...

The dude does nothing but deliver packages all day. I'm sure he has better things to do than to:
a) Pre-memorize every single package he is going to deliver a week in advance, so that when your...
Forum: General July 27th, 2015, 17:51
Replies: 1,239
Views: 492,391
Posted By FirestormX
I guess it didn't jump out at me, because I work...

I guess it didn't jump out at me, because I work in the shipping industry. It's like if someone said "hah, look at that jeep, it's got a fifth wheel attached to it's rear gate! Is it expecting to...
Forum: General July 27th, 2015, 16:45
Replies: 1,239
Views: 492,391
Posted By FirestormX
I don't see anything stating it arrived on the...

I don't see anything stating it arrived on the 21st. That's the estimated delivery date.

I'm not pointing this out to be a dick though. However, I do want to explain to people that pretty much any...
Forum: General July 27th, 2015, 13:41
Replies: 1,239
Views: 492,391
Posted By FirestormX
Time travel? Am I missing something about that...

Time travel? Am I missing something about that image?
Forum: Gear Discussion July 23rd, 2015, 11:59
Replies: 20
Views: 4,291
Posted By FirestormX
That's the one I run as well: ...

That's the one I run as well:

http://srstactical.com/all-products/communication-headsets-and-kits/avenger-singlecom-tactical-radio-ptt-adaptor.html?options=cart

Select Kenwood as the "Radio...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 22nd, 2015, 23:32
Replies: 20
Views: 4,291
Posted By FirestormX
Buy a real one, and never look back. It's a...

Buy a real one, and never look back.
It's a lot of money for "a button", but well worth it. The reliability and quality (of both the physical durability as well as the radio transmission) of a real...
Forum: Airsoft Media July 22nd, 2015, 19:28
Replies: 285
Views: 113,116
Posted By FirestormX
Looking good! It makes me happy to see you guys...

Looking good! It makes me happy to see you guys up there growing every time I open this thread.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 21st, 2015, 18:29
Replies: 20
Views: 3,701
Posted By FirestormX
Not to hijack, but in what way did it fail? It...

Not to hijack, but in what way did it fail? It didn't write, or it fell apart? My year old pad has survived both Black Oak and Deadfall, but I barely wrote anything at either of those events. I'm...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 20th, 2015, 13:29
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By FirestormX
I don't know the history between the two...

I don't know the history between the two companies, but WE and WETTI products are the same thing.
Forum: Gear Discussion July 17th, 2015, 14:21
Replies: 18
Views: 3,250
Posted By FirestormX
Yeah, that's what would happen to mine as well....

Yeah, that's what would happen to mine as well. Could be that OP's BB hit didn't cause a problem; it's just that he noticed this (seemingly common in repros) problem after the hit.
Forum: Gear Discussion July 17th, 2015, 12:56
Replies: 18
Views: 3,250
Posted By FirestormX
I'm a big fan of SERPAs as well, and own a few...

I'm a big fan of SERPAs as well, and own a few for different pistols. The real SERPAs are so cheap, and the clones are so expensive, that it's not even worth buying a clone.

I haven't done...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 8th, 2015, 19:08
Replies: 16
Views: 2,440
Posted By FirestormX
Is there any use for an auto ejecting mag? ...

Is there any use for an auto ejecting mag?

Most people want to retain their mags. And even when you don't, it's not hard at all to eject the mag manually, on your own terms.
The only reason I can...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 7th, 2015, 15:01
Replies: 75
Views: 8,862
Posted By FirestormX
I remember those days of looking at "all those...

I remember those days of looking at "all those expensive guns". I bought one, thought it was awesome, and then left the scene for a few years.
Came back to check out what was happening, and noticed...
Forum: General July 7th, 2015, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 3,880
Posted By FirestormX
No, you're right, it's "colour". This is airsoft...

No, you're right, it's "colour". This is airsoft Canada. :)

The muzzle flash aspect looks really cool. I <3 me my gas guns.
Forum: Airsoft Media June 10th, 2015, 14:29
Replies: 945
Views: 473,536
Posted By FirestormX
I'm surprised you have a wife after spending that...

I'm surprised you have a wife after spending that much.
It looks fantastic though!
Forum: Newbie Tank June 9th, 2015, 18:11
Replies: 19
Views: 3,242
Posted By FirestormX
As Hectic said, it is usually paintball fields...

As Hectic said, it is usually paintball fields that do not allow ESS goggles (or other non-paintball goggles).

The insurance on the field requires paintball rated goggles, and ESS goggles are not...
Forum: General June 3rd, 2015, 18:47
Replies: 11
Views: 2,693
Posted By FirestormX
The efficacy of rice is an oft-toted...

The efficacy of rice is an oft-toted exaggeration. Rice is hygroscopic, but nothing amazing. It just means that it absorbs moisture from the air.

For drying things, you have two options: get air...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 3rd, 2015, 12:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By FirestormX
Take it to HKGhost, he does good work.

Take it to HKGhost, he does good work.
Forum: Gear Discussion June 2nd, 2015, 20:29
Replies: 55
Views: 9,105
Posted By FirestormX
The Chinese don't really care about patents. The...

The Chinese don't really care about patents. The bigger surprise is that the knock offs would have real goretex.

On a side note, I haven't found that my goretex has kept me very dry (I have a...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 28th, 2015, 18:16
Replies: 21
Views: 5,890
Posted By FirestormX
I hate to break it to you, but I think your pet...

I hate to break it to you, but I think your pet is just a stuffed animal.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 27th, 2015, 12:22
Replies: 13
Views: 2,660
Posted By FirestormX
Events for TTAC3 are usually only posted on ASC....

Events for TTAC3 are usually only posted on ASC. I'll mention to Talon that someone checked FB, so he can (probably) start posting up there.

There's not an event EVERY Friday night, but they try...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 14th, 2015, 18:32
Replies: 41
Views: 16,576
Posted By FirestormX
That is super fucking cool. Mag dumping that...

That is super fucking cool.

Mag dumping that drum mag would be amazing.
Forum: General May 14th, 2015, 18:23
Replies: 13
Views: 3,603
Posted By FirestormX
My understanding is that Kaos' original gun is...

My understanding is that Kaos' original gun is long gone, and he did not want the new model. Thus, the money back was about all he could do.

Regardless, this doesn't seem like it was posted as a...
Forum: General May 5th, 2015, 15:11
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By FirestormX
I'm interested in a game like this. My main...

I'm interested in a game like this. My main problem is just so many events this year already.

Milsims definitely get priority over skirmishes as well. I'd be a lot more interested in some sort of...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 4th, 2015, 18:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By FirestormX
I use keyrings as well when needed.

I use keyrings as well when needed.
Forum: Newbie Tank May 4th, 2015, 18:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,002
Posted By FirestormX
Like redzaku said, just toss a fake bolt in it....

Like redzaku said, just toss a fake bolt in it. For example, something like this: http://shop.ehobbyasia.com/king-arms-bolt-carrier-ornament-plate-for-ka-m4-aeg.html#.VUfjrPBw1AU
(do some research...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 4th, 2015, 18:18
Replies: 5
Views: 2,028
Posted By FirestormX
It's not Gucci enough

It's not Gucci enough
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 30th, 2015, 20:12
Replies: 18
Views: 3,233
Posted By FirestormX
Ah, okay, that makes a lot more sense. Thanks

Ah, okay, that makes a lot more sense. Thanks
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 30th, 2015, 17:10
Replies: 18
Views: 3,233
Posted By FirestormX
Can you explain how the fishing weights work?...

Can you explain how the fishing weights work? That sounds like an interesting way to increase weight. I'm picturing either the tiny balls you clip onto your line, or big down rigging "cannon balls" -...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 30th, 2015, 15:47
Replies: 33
Views: 3,876
Posted By FirestormX
What's your budget? A backpack is like a plate...

What's your budget? A backpack is like a plate carrier. If you buy a knock off or poor quality one, toss 30-40lbs of plates, mags, and hydro into it, and then start running/crawling/dragging, and...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 30th, 2015, 13:25
Replies: 33
Views: 3,876
Posted By FirestormX
For the small essentials, make use of your...

For the small essentials, make use of your pockets. If you've got sleeve pockets, pant pockets, cargo pockets, use them! You don't need to put your compass in a mag pouch, or have an admin pouch for...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 29th, 2015, 15:33
Replies: 33
Views: 3,876
Posted By FirestormX
That's actually quiet a bit more than you need...

That's actually quiet a bit more than you need for only 12 hours.

Aside from what you need to actually play (foot wear, eye pro, comms, gun, mags, gas/batteries, BBs, load bearing gear, kill...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 28th, 2015, 18:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,800
Posted By FirestormX
It's a standard TP120 plug, so something like a...

It's a standard TP120 plug, so something like a pair of z-tacs should be just fine with it, as well as a huge variety of real steel stuff.
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