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Forum: Doctor's Corner Yesterday, 15:52
Replies: 2
Views: 229
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, 20:50
Replies: 5
Views: 336
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 13th, 2018, 23:26
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
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, 22:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
Posted By ThunderCactus
Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.

Same IP address, illuminati confirmed.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 12th, 2018, 22:33
Replies: 13
Views: 718
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, 22:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
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, 12:50
Replies: 7
Views: 868
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, 12:40
Replies: 4
Views: 298
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, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 937
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, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By ThunderCactus
Cool story bro

Cool story bro
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 24th, 2018, 14:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
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 23rd, 2018, 23:03
Replies: 17
Views: 852
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 23rd, 2018, 23:03
Replies: 31
Views: 2,004
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, 21:39
Replies: 1
Views: 492
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, 21:42
Replies: 10
Views: 824
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, 02:15
Replies: 2
Views: 387
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, 01:04
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By ThunderCactus
Second

Second
Forum: Gear Discussion July 8th, 2018, 17:38
Replies: 10
Views: 824
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, 14:00
Replies: 9
Views: 900
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, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
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, 20:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
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, 20:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
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 23rd, 2018, 23:02
Replies: 1
Views: 990
Posted By ThunderCactus
yeah I can do it

yeah I can do it
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 18th, 2018, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
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, 21:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
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, 10:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
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, 00:04
Replies: 1
Views: 499
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, 21:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By ThunderCactus
What kind of motor are you running?

What kind of motor are you running?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 6th, 2018, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 870
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, 20:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
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....
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 5th, 2018, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By ThunderCactus
Its always a good idea. If its got the typical...

Its always a good idea.
If its got the typical NS2 KWA barrel, its a real bitch to rhop but it works.
The adjuster is not fun either, but can be done.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 4th, 2018, 21:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By ThunderCactus
why do you need to? It doesn't add any wear to...

why do you need to?
It doesn't add any wear to the mechbox or spring
dry firing doesn't decompress the spring, either
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 4th, 2018, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By ThunderCactus
Rhop it!

Rhop it!
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 23rd, 2018, 23:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By ThunderCactus
No mosfet will do this without modification, and...

No mosfet will do this without modification, and by modification I mean actually reprogramming the software on the mosfet.
2 round burst would be the easiest equivalent, any programmable mosfet can...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 21st, 2018, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 3,110
Posted By ThunderCactus
hobbyking has a section of airsoft specific lipo...

hobbyking has a section of airsoft specific lipo batteries which are the most common forms we would be using.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 21st, 2018, 17:32
Replies: 32
Views: 17,793
Posted By ThunderCactus
Nice mod. I just put LEDs in the box mag...

Nice mod.
I just put LEDs in the box mag itself, it was worked sufficiently. But being a G&P it didn't have that M4 adapter to set up LEDs. Next best thing would have been tying the LEDs to the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 21st, 2018, 17:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By ThunderCactus
most mosfets; reprogram the unit so it sees an...

most mosfets; reprogram the unit so it sees an off single as a single shot as well.
poor idea in practice though. Firstly, it's 2 shots per trigger pull, so technically it's not semi auto, it's 2rnd...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 13th, 2018, 20:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,239
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well the fact he paired a 45k motor with 13:1...

Well the fact he paired a 45k motor with 13:1 gears shows he has no idea what he's doing.

Do you even need 45rps, or are you just looking for trigger response?
Cause if you just want trigger...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 3rd, 2018, 21:54
Replies: 14
Views: 2,391
Posted By ThunderCactus
Alternatively, you could just buy a G&P or VFC...

Alternatively, you could just buy a G&P or VFC upper with the right threads on it.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 3rd, 2018, 20:04
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By ThunderCactus
flat hop, something in a 50 degree

flat hop, something in a 50 degree
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 3rd, 2018, 01:58
Replies: 7
Views: 1,254
Posted By ThunderCactus
It's overheating because you're using a 45000rpm...

It's overheating because you're using a 45000rpm motor on a set of high speed gears with an under powered battery.
You can't even run a tienly 30k with 13:1 gears on a 1800mah 20c battery.

I...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 28th, 2018, 18:04
Replies: 9
Views: 2,239
Posted By ThunderCactus
http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=169828 ...

http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=169828

Are you just doing a high rof build for full auto or trying to get faster trigger response?
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 25th, 2018, 23:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By ThunderCactus
Probably wasn't a low voltage error as far as the...

Probably wasn't a low voltage error as far as the BTC is concerned
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 24th, 2018, 23:18
Replies: 15
Views: 2,643
Posted By ThunderCactus
get viton and use teflon grease. Double check the...

get viton and use teflon grease. Double check the compression.
temp can also affect fps greatly depending on the grease you're using
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 24th, 2018, 14:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well according to the MANUAL, you are tripping...

Well according to the MANUAL, you are tripping the digital fuse.
Either its set too low, or you have a short in the wiring.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 23rd, 2018, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By ThunderCactus
teflon grease or tamiya ceramic grease

teflon grease or tamiya ceramic grease
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 23rd, 2018, 01:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well for starters, they're metric Orings. ...

Well for starters, they're metric Orings.
Second, Buna nitrile or viton is often the best material.
Unless your stock Oring is worn out or the wrong size, the issue is the grease, not the Oring...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 15th, 2018, 22:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By ThunderCactus
it will work, it will just require more shaping,...

it will work, it will just require more shaping, and more shaping means a greater chance of ending up with something sub par.
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 12th, 2018, 10:40
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By ThunderCactus
And you can clean/regrease them in 10 minutes...

And you can clean/regrease them in 10 minutes without a degree in mechboxology
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 11th, 2018, 10:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By ThunderCactus
I still like mine for the convenience of how...

I still like mine for the convenience of how freaking easy they are to take apart and clean.
But yeah the cost vs performance and convenience has been lacking for a long time.

I still fix and...
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