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Forum: General August 11th, 2018, 16:06
Replies: 18
Views: 2,986
Posted By lurkingknight
no more orange troll?

no more orange troll?
Forum: General July 11th, 2018, 20:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By lurkingknight
except when idiots don't use them like that....

except when idiots don't use them like that. people bitch about getting overshot when you triple tap to make sure rounds go through foliage. People complain about getting a full auto burst at 30rps....
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 11th, 2018, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By lurkingknight
are your mags leaking?

are your mags leaking?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 25th, 2018, 20:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By lurkingknight
well, you need to eliminate user error first. ...

well, you need to eliminate user error first.

so next thing would be to test if the BBs evacuate the mag in shooting orientation, then feed the gun by hand to see if it's a feeding issue with the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 24th, 2018, 13:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By lurkingknight
that's how they lock in.

that's how they lock in.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 30th, 2018, 12:46
Replies: 25
Views: 4,852
Posted By lurkingknight
if this isn't a business, what's the assurance...

if this isn't a business, what's the assurance you actually get your stuff? this seems rather sketchy to me. No contact information, claiming to be non profit but prices are in and around retail...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 6th, 2018, 00:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By lurkingknight
utg accushot from amazon is around 220 shipped...

utg accushot from amazon is around 220 shipped when it's on sale. It's better than any visionking product in the low end of the price range. I used this scope for 3 years on my outdoor rifle, it just...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 31st, 2018, 13:29
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By lurkingknight
except that the mechanical burst has proprietary...

except that the mechanical burst has proprietary gears which fuck it up if you try and put a regular gear set in there if you want rof/trigger response improvements. A spectre does not fit so it...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 21st, 2017, 20:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By lurkingknight
nozzle and cylinder head are non standard. the...

nozzle and cylinder head are non standard. the safety plate that also houses the pushpin that locks the front of the gearbox into the lower is also different than g36. The trigger and selector plates...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 21st, 2017, 20:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By lurkingknight
nozzle and cylinder head are non standard. the...

nozzle and cylinder head are non standard. the safety plate that also houses the pushpin that locks the front of the gearbox into the lower is also different than g36. The trigger and selector plates...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 3rd, 2017, 20:44
Replies: 9
Views: 2,223
Posted By lurkingknight
mismatching brands of hopup unit to gearbox shell...

mismatching brands of hopup unit to gearbox shell and nozzle has a potential to cause this. This is why you try to not change any of the 3. The nozzle is usually easiest because you can generally...
Forum: General November 8th, 2017, 17:44
Replies: 18
Views: 4,068
Posted By lurkingknight
I recall cornershot devices being discussed some...

I recall cornershot devices being discussed some years ago, and they would be considered blind firing by most people.

If your HUD camera had a wide enough FOV, you probably could get away with it,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 6th, 2017, 19:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By lurkingknight
basic fet and rewire is going to help. p90...

basic fet and rewire is going to help. p90 contacts are getting harder to find so there's no reason not to put in a basic fet.. they're 35$

the motor will not melt with tamiya connectors and...
Forum: Newbie Tank November 2nd, 2017, 18:25
Replies: 19
Views: 3,124
Posted By lurkingknight
How about "it's airsoft. Shit breaks. If you...

How about "it's airsoft. Shit breaks. If you don't want it to break don't use it or try and mod it" trying to make it better isn't a gauranteed result.
Forum: General November 1st, 2017, 22:20
Replies: 18
Views: 4,068
Posted By lurkingknight
underhand tossing nades is the safest method of...

underhand tossing nades is the safest method of implementing them, the danger of hucking nades is not because you don't know where it's going, it's fucking hucking it as hard as you can to bean...
Forum: Newbie Tank November 1st, 2017, 18:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,124
Posted By lurkingknight
insurance for what? o_o

insurance for what? o_o
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 31st, 2017, 13:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,280
Posted By lurkingknight
depends on gun setup and spring manufacturer...

depends on gun setup and spring manufacturer though... unless someone has first hand experience with the specific brand. Spring ratings are can only be somewhat reliable and relatable within the same...
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 26th, 2017, 14:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By lurkingknight
if you're unsure, best not to fuck with that kind...

if you're unsure, best not to fuck with that kind of stuff. Trying to figure out if it's legal to export will make you crosseyed from reading all the redtape bullshit. Unless it's significantly...
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 26th, 2017, 11:53
Replies: 12
Views: 4,284
Posted By lurkingknight
somehow I missed this necro. The g36 sights...

somehow I missed this necro.

The g36 sights are so low that you can't co witness anything on them. You'll probably have discovered this by now. So that bit of info is for anyone else in the future...
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 26th, 2017, 11:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By lurkingknight
a canary may have whispered to me in a dream that...

a canary may have whispered to me in a dream that magpul stuff is itar regulated. Not sure if it applies to some or all. Might want to check with guys that are up to date with how it works. The rules...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 26th, 2017, 10:49
Replies: 19
Views: 3,124
Posted By lurkingknight
not sure if steve is taking work anymore or not....

not sure if steve is taking work anymore or not. Most guys are not doing this as a full time job so <1 week turnaround might be tight, especially since we're so close to the weekend now.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 10th, 2017, 09:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By lurkingknight
I've worked on several ameobas. The hopup units...

I've worked on several ameobas. The hopup units seem to be of proper spec, but it's ares, they have a reputation for doing weird shit that is not on spec.

The ameoba gearbox shells are very...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 10th, 2017, 09:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By lurkingknight
their standard V2 found in mp5s is on spec with...

their standard V2 found in mp5s is on spec with tm. I had no issues upgrading their mp5s, but since it's a clone, there is no aftermarket replacement for the hopup unit.

Their split gearbox for...
Forum: General October 2nd, 2017, 13:27
Replies: 30
Views: 4,129
Posted By lurkingknight
shoot them again until they call it or get salty....

shoot them again until they call it or get salty. Then call them out on not calling it the first or second time for the benefit of the doubt shot.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 2nd, 2017, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By lurkingknight
ethically sourced pot metal.

ethically sourced pot metal.
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 25th, 2017, 22:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By lurkingknight
what are you doing exactly for your aoe...

what are you doing exactly for your aoe adjustment and how are you doing it?

stripping the whole or most of the piston is premature engagement due to compression jamming. Either you have a nozzle...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 12th, 2017, 00:04
Replies: 19
Views: 5,353
Posted By lurkingknight
Most I've been able to creep an AEG is about .1J...

Most I've been able to creep an AEG is about .1J and that's even hard to confirm because I don't have a scale that can weigh bbs down the 100th of a gram. You could argue that amount of variance can...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 6th, 2017, 23:20
Replies: 19
Views: 5,353
Posted By lurkingknight
399 with a .42. lol I'm under 400.

399 with a .42. lol I'm under 400.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 6th, 2017, 09:34
Replies: 19
Views: 5,353
Posted By lurkingknight
400 with a .2 IS 1.48 J it's easier to remember...

400 with a .2 IS 1.48 J it's easier to remember and understand 400 fps as a limit though. Everyone should technically be chronoing with the weight they are shooting in order to determine they are...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 30th, 2017, 00:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By lurkingknight
does the piston slide freely in the rails when...

does the piston slide freely in the rails when the gearbox is screwed shut?
Forum: Newbie Tank August 30th, 2017, 00:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,873
Posted By lurkingknight
actually everything is at the CBSA agent's...

actually everything is at the CBSA agent's discretion, even the things not deemed to be parts of firearms or parts of replica firearms. I had a p90 body held as they determined it to be part of a...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 20th, 2017, 19:25
Replies: 14
Views: 2,812
Posted By lurkingknight
they can be both if the lens is submitted to the...

they can be both if the lens is submitted to the standards test for official paperwork. There's at last least 4 or 5 that come to mind in north america and europe, all are slightly different than...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 17th, 2017, 21:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,812
Posted By lurkingknight
while almost all prescription lenses meet...

while almost all prescription lenses meet requirements of z.87.1, I would not trust them to stop a BB by themselves. Part of what makes the MIL ratings (and their equivalent 87.1 in just about any...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 31st, 2017, 23:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By lurkingknight
I've never had to redo one due to 'wear/tear'....

I've never had to redo one due to 'wear/tear'. redid one because I thought it looked ugly, yes. redid it because it didn't shoot right because of a poor install, yes.

Umbrella uses the original...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 31st, 2017, 18:36
Replies: 26
Views: 2,492
Posted By lurkingknight
did you hear? gate titans give you a hand job and...

did you hear? gate titans give you a hand job and a rim job at the same time.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 23rd, 2017, 14:56
Replies: 22
Views: 3,190
Posted By lurkingknight
field is much slower paced than cqb in most...

field is much slower paced than cqb in most cases. Your situational awareness is less focused in a specific direction, it has to be more completely around you, so people tend to move slower. Indoor I...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 14th, 2017, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 1,521
Posted By lurkingknight
Will not fit.

Will not fit.
Forum: General July 10th, 2017, 23:31
Replies: 12
Views: 7,374
Posted By lurkingknight
most US vendors will not lower declared value on...

most US vendors will not lower declared value on retail items, it's considered mail fraud. Parts for warranty/repair is different and it can vary. But I've asked vendors before and several outright...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 8th, 2017, 23:30
Replies: 21
G3
Views: 3,299
Posted By lurkingknight
weighs about the same as a long m4 I would...

weighs about the same as a long m4 I would imagine. abit more. The balance is a bit more forward because of the length. The one I had was going to be a build demo if I could find a standard v2 with a...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 8th, 2017, 21:17
Replies: 21
G3
Views: 3,299
Posted By lurkingknight
jg is all plastic, it wobbles and creaks as much...

jg is all plastic, it wobbles and creaks as much as the tm, it's pretty much a complete clone. The CA is the only one that doesn't have that issue.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 8th, 2017, 04:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,832
Posted By lurkingknight
no it's because shs qc is shit and the racks are...

no it's because shs qc is shit and the racks are cast to the wrong dimensions. Gears should be all the same. Why would only 4 teeth on a gear be spaced differently than the rest? The pickup tooth on...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 7th, 2017, 23:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,050
Posted By lurkingknight
pushing the knurled pin through the wrong side...

pushing the knurled pin through the wrong side eventually widens the holes in the receiver and this is how you lose the pin.

Sadly though, not all the makers do the pins the same way. VFCs are...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 7th, 2017, 09:14
Replies: 21
G3
Views: 3,299
Posted By lurkingknight
I would use this beast if I had an opportunity,...

I would use this beast if I had an opportunity, but as it stands, I haven't had time to add some more basic upgrades plus my stock guns are just too damn reliable.

the CA g3 was regarded as the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 5th, 2017, 23:31
Replies: 21
G3
Views: 3,299
Posted By lurkingknight
got a classic army SAR in the basement... lol...

got a classic army SAR in the basement... lol will probably try and sell it but nobody is looking for long legs and sexy 80s guns.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 19th, 2017, 00:36
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By lurkingknight
CA is the only metal one, but good luck getting...

CA is the only metal one, but good luck getting in contact with them now.. for whatever reason they are no longer answering the store email located in HK. Emailing CA directly they tell you to order...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 17th, 2017, 23:09
Replies: 23
Views: 5,707
Posted By lurkingknight
I have one. it's a piece of shit. it lies to me...

I have one. it's a piece of shit. it lies to me about working. It feeds in my basement when I chrono it. I bring it to the field, it jams up and refuses to shoot. I hate it. Every time I've needed it...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 16th, 2017, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 2,030
Posted By lurkingknight
People who have owned or handled both CA and G&G...

People who have owned or handled both CA and G&G have told me the CA feels better but the G&G has better factory parts support. I have serviced 2 CAs and 1 G&G. Both of the CAs had broken ejection...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 16th, 2017, 13:18
Replies: 5
Views: 1,571
Posted By lurkingknight
No barrels... No hopup. Bbs fire directly out of...

No barrels... No hopup. Bbs fire directly out of shells. Most shoot ridicoulsly high over limits in order to get any range. Low power shells or homebrew mods get lower fps but even less range.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 12th, 2017, 13:37
Replies: 11
Views: 2,682
Posted By lurkingknight
basic determining factors of fps in aegs...

basic determining factors of fps in aegs (assuming no short stroke) is air cylinder volume, barrel bore and diameter and spring strength. Other factors may include if the spring guide is plain or has...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 1st, 2017, 13:07
Replies: 18
Views: 3,677
Posted By lurkingknight
surface polish is only one factor, bore...

surface polish is only one factor, bore consistency in how straight everything was when it was bored out is a pretty big part of precison. Stainless barrels are simply less maintenance. Prommy...
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