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Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 1st, 2017, 10:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,125
Posted By Zeroroaster
Agreed, and agreed some more...I re use the stock...

Agreed, and agreed some more...I re use the stock brass barrels whenever I can. They polish up beautifully and most people are either throwing them out or selling them off for 20 bucks because...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 1st, 2017, 10:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,738
Posted By Zeroroaster
That's awesome...I get the same thing with my...

That's awesome...I get the same thing with my AK...some have even claimed demonic possession. hahahaha:D
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 17th, 2017, 10:04
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Zeroroaster
Just for giggles, how much distance? I use 30's...

Just for giggles, how much distance? I use 30's across the board in my aeg's and if I get less than 250ft. it's broken. The 30's do shoot very flat and do a fine job of ripping through the foliage...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 16th, 2017, 17:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Zeroroaster
Good to know...I've been extremely lucky, I...

Good to know...I've been extremely lucky, I guess..
Forum: Newbie Tank May 16th, 2017, 16:59
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By Zeroroaster
I just picked one of these up on a wheel and deal...

I just picked one of these up on a wheel and deal a couple of weeks ago. Wowee! What a rifle! Even in its current state of disfunction, it's still shows much, much potential.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 16th, 2017, 16:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Zeroroaster
Now is that depending on the spring? I don't run...

Now is that depending on the spring? I don't run hefty springs (M110 max) in my rifles and I haven't cracked a gear box yet.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 16th, 2017, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Zeroroaster
yeah, that's just a little 'owie'...no biggie.

yeah, that's just a little 'owie'...no biggie.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 15th, 2017, 17:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Zeroroaster
You can use metal epoxy paste and build it up...

You can use metal epoxy paste and build it up again. Then grind it to shape once it's cured. We repair antique cylinder heads with that stuff..as long as the host metal is clean and prepped, it...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 15th, 2017, 17:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Zeroroaster
Nope...just work on the hop. Get a super duper...

Nope...just work on the hop. Get a super duper air seal going and r hop that sucker, or even flat hop. Then go to a heavier BB...piece of cake. If it uses the 275mm inner barrel (which I think it...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 15th, 2017, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Zeroroaster
Mosfet is a good idea no matter what. Even if...

Mosfet is a good idea no matter what. Even if it's just a basic switching unit to save your trigger contacts, it's never a bad thing. If you're handy you can pull a schematic and make your own, or...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 10th, 2017, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 2,106
Posted By Zeroroaster
460fps on .2's.

460fps on .2's.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 10th, 2017, 13:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,106
Posted By Zeroroaster
I got one of those C-Tac L96's a while ago. It...

I got one of those C-Tac L96's a while ago. It shoots fine after a few kicks at the can. You can do a few things to get it to go. It's a Well L96 Warrior if you want to go worldwide with parts lookup...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 10th, 2017, 21:34
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By Zeroroaster
Well, it sounds like you're improving...slightly....

Well, it sounds like you're improving...slightly. Madbull's are better. Ok, so next thing to check if the barrel and feed path are clear, is the magazine. Check and see how the magazine aligns to the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 2nd, 2017, 11:23
Replies: 17
Views: 6,320
Posted By Zeroroaster
But isn't the whole point of a bolt gun to take...

But isn't the whole point of a bolt gun to take it apart and mess with it?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 1st, 2017, 16:18
Replies: 17
Views: 6,320
Posted By Zeroroaster
I agree 100%, daishi. I haven't seen the divine...

I agree 100%, daishi. I haven't seen the divine glow that comes from this gun other than the fact that it has Nov's name stamped all over it. I'd be hard pressed to believe that it would outperform a...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 28th, 2017, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By Zeroroaster
At this point I'd try any other brand to see if...

At this point I'd try any other brand to see if it makes a difference. Not sure where you are, but where we are we've got Green Devil, Valken, Golden Ball, and even the new premium C-Tac BB's work...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 28th, 2017, 11:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By Zeroroaster
First thing I'd check is to see if there isn't a...

First thing I'd check is to see if there isn't a piece of broken BB in the barrel. Look for an obstruction in the barrel. Also make sure the hop up isn't adjusted all the way up. In fact, slide the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 28th, 2017, 11:39
Replies: 9
Views: 2,993
Posted By Zeroroaster
I just got some 6mm 100% silicone food grade line...

I just got some 6mm 100% silicone food grade line on eBay. 5 bucks/meter w/free shipping. Should be enough for a couple of hundred patches. hehehe. As long as it's pure silicone it'll have lots of...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 9th, 2017, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By Zeroroaster
Also check your cutoff lever for wear and that...

Also check your cutoff lever for wear and that the gear is actually catching it when you lean the gun over...also a shimming problem. When the gun leans over, if there's slop in the side to side play...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 9th, 2017, 12:29
Replies: 21
Views: 4,505
Posted By Zeroroaster
I'm with Bloodsport on this. I'm 50-ish, and have...

I'm with Bloodsport on this. I'm 50-ish, and have worked in the bush for decades. Just over 6 ft. 270lbs...but like him, you never saw it coming. I don't run, ever. Don't need to. Just quietly think...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 5th, 2017, 10:57
Replies: 15
Views: 2,641
Posted By Zeroroaster
There's also the ones like the APS 870 which...

There's also the ones like the APS 870 which shoot as many as you can get into the shell, and load much like the real thing.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 22nd, 2016, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,584
Posted By Zeroroaster
..or you can assemble the halves and go through...

..or you can assemble the halves and go through the opposite side with an angle gauge and a center pin punch to locate. If you don't have machine tool experience, never mind. lol
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 14th, 2016, 16:26
Replies: 32
Views: 5,588
Posted By Zeroroaster
Shooting around 480fps with an r hop, I'd be...

Shooting around 480fps with an r hop, I'd be looking at least at a .36g. I'm running 476fps in my bolt gun with an r hop and an AEG barrel and getting hits at 275ft plus. Sure I get the odd flyer,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 11th, 2016, 10:40
Replies: 20
Views: 6,219
Posted By Zeroroaster
Well, BenG, you know what Alberta's like! Dry as...

Well, BenG, you know what Alberta's like! Dry as a popcorn fart...and yeah, I do clean my barrels pretty much after every game. The rest of the time they'd stored in a dry environment and cared for...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 10th, 2016, 11:21
Replies: 20
Views: 6,219
Posted By Zeroroaster
In the 'boos and hisses' category, I've been...

In the 'boos and hisses' category, I've been using Lonex barrels and getting some terrific results. Yes, I clean them and polish them before use, but they are steel, rock steady, and they've been...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 10th, 2016, 09:47
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
Some may say different, but personal experience...

Some may say different, but personal experience on bolt guns has led me to start with air seal and accuracy first. You can't go wrong with PDI, but if you feel like experimenting, you can and still...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 9th, 2016, 01:34
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
Just a thought about bolt guns...a lot of people...

Just a thought about bolt guns...a lot of people tend to go the way of the heavy spring but in fact, if the compression parts are efficient enough, you can actually get away with a light enough...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 8th, 2016, 18:17
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
Bonne chance avec ca, pis laisser moi savoire...

Bonne chance avec ca, pis laisser moi savoire comment ca tourner...s'ils ont d'l'allure ca me fait encore une autre contacte a rajouter.
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 7th, 2016, 22:36
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
Montreal....my old home town...what's not to...

Montreal....my old home town...what's not to like? :)

Have you checked out Taktik Airsoft? I haven't dealt with these guys, but 180 bucks for a Well VSR10 sounds like a good start...and you can't...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 7th, 2016, 16:17
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
You're right about that, TC...the bolt is...

You're right about that, TC...the bolt is undeniably quiet. The G36 is close though, I've got a pad in it and a few other things...not bad for an aeg, certainly not typical. The bolt is definitely...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 7th, 2016, 11:50
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
328 fps? WOW!! Yeah, I see where a bolt would be...

328 fps? WOW!! Yeah, I see where a bolt would be completely redundant, Amos. Even here...to be perfectly honest, I put a pile of work into my L96...it shoots dead straight at 476 fps all day long,...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 7th, 2016, 11:31
Replies: 37
Views: 4,387
Posted By Zeroroaster
VSR parts are everywhere if you have a compatible...

VSR parts are everywhere if you have a compatible clone. My L96 (yeah, I know, not a VSR10) was chosen because although it's branded C-Tac, it's actually a Well, and there's a mountain of aftermarket...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 2nd, 2016, 13:32
Replies: 8
Views: 3,110
Posted By Zeroroaster
Another option is an AIP nozzle and rocket valve....

Another option is an AIP nozzle and rocket valve. I got one on eBay last year for under 20 bucks and it fixed a couple of issues...My 1911 being a CO2 pistol I was cracking the factory red nozzles as...
Forum: Newbie Tank November 30th, 2016, 13:47
Replies: 17
Views: 4,956
Posted By Zeroroaster
+1, Ben G. I've had great results with the G&G...

+1, Ben G. I've had great results with the G&G green bucking and r hops. Well, now I have success...the first few r hops were a little less than terrific, but patience and persistence prevail. My...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 2nd, 2016, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By Zeroroaster
I've had great success with my KJW M1911A. Once I...

I've had great success with my KJW M1911A. Once I got the problem of the freezing and cracking nozzle sorted out, this pistol has really become a solid and reliable unit. You can get aftermarket...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 16th, 2016, 10:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By Zeroroaster
My 8" Skeleton (Dan Wesson) now sports the spring...

My 8" Skeleton (Dan Wesson) now sports the spring carrier mod. It's variable between 350 and full on fps. It was a little funky to get it just right, but certainly is possible. I also kept the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 5th, 2016, 23:15
Replies: 21
Views: 10,160
Posted By Zeroroaster
Well no, I may have worded that wrong. Yes, it...

Well no, I may have worded that wrong. Yes, it has no effect when the hop is off, but then what was the point, right? I guess what I meant to say, is that the hop sure can spin those BB's so you may...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 5th, 2016, 13:12
Replies: 21
Views: 10,160
Posted By Zeroroaster
Syndakit, have you tried .3's in that rifle? If...

Syndakit, have you tried .3's in that rifle? If you're firing 400-ish fps with 28's that can actually cause things to fly off course a bit. If the gun has a modified hop like that it may really...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 27th, 2016, 13:19
Replies: 34
Views: 8,284
Posted By Zeroroaster
Oh man, that's rich!!! Embrace the autism, my...

Oh man, that's rich!!! Embrace the autism, my friend...
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 6th, 2016, 11:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By Zeroroaster
Yep! That's enough wear. Any open wire can be a...

Yep! That's enough wear. Any open wire can be a suspect short in the system. I'm working on a G&G M14 at the moment that did exactly the same thing. Electricity always seeks the path of less...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 1st, 2016, 21:17
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By Zeroroaster
If it's any consolation, a real AK sounds like a...

If it's any consolation, a real AK sounds like a rattling bag of hammers too. Hahahaha. Yeah, I have to agree, after a couple of tweaks, these rifles are awesome...really awesome. ��
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 1st, 2016, 17:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By Zeroroaster
245 feet still isn't too shabby for a G&G AK!...

245 feet still isn't too shabby for a G&G AK! Well done...especially if it's the stock barrel. My RK104 is r-hopped with the stock barrel and that's pretty much what it does...80 yards, give or take....
Forum: Newbie Tank August 24th, 2016, 11:22
Replies: 27
Views: 7,323
Posted By Zeroroaster
That whole FPS thing is misunderstood...much like...

That whole FPS thing is misunderstood...much like horsepower. It's useless if you can't control it. An efficient and well managed 340 fps is certainly nothing to snort at. That said, for the firearms...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 16th, 2016, 11:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,807
Posted By Zeroroaster
+1 for KJW

+1 for KJW
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 16th, 2016, 11:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By Zeroroaster
Got it. That PDI unit isn't all it's cracked up...

Got it. That PDI unit isn't all it's cracked up to be, and yeah, I had the same issue, sort of. Had to wiggle the mag to get it seat right. I also found the dual arms to be a complete pain in the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 15th, 2016, 13:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By Zeroroaster
Something went south in your install. Which ICS...

Something went south in your install. Which ICS rifle is that for? If it's for an M4, is this of any benefit to you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6eAxq77xT0
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 15th, 2016, 12:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By Zeroroaster
Just curious, how's your side to side alignment...

Just curious, how's your side to side alignment of the hop up? Did it turn slightly when you put it back in the barrel? Other than that, where's it binding? Front, rear, either side? Sorry for all...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 15th, 2016, 12:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,292
Posted By Zeroroaster
Hop ups are pretty much go/no go things. You may...

Hop ups are pretty much go/no go things. You may have to take the gun apart again, but not all the way. Before I reinstall a barrel/hop up assembly, I adjust the hop and look through the hop up to...
Forum: Newbie Tank August 3rd, 2016, 17:35
Replies: 13
Views: 2,682
Posted By Zeroroaster
If I'm reading that right, it sounds like the gas...

If I'm reading that right, it sounds like the gas valve is sticking. Are you using green gas or propane?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 27th, 2016, 17:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By Zeroroaster
Well that's certainly respectable! About the same...

Well that's certainly respectable! About the same as my revolver.
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