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Forum: Airsoft Media September 22nd, 2016, 19:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,079
Posted By -Shade
I like this idea. The community seems to be very...

I like this idea. The community seems to be very split up recently :(

Good luck with your platform. I honestly support anything new that has the potential to benefit the community.
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 17th, 2016, 16:47
Replies: 26
Views: 2,978
Posted By -Shade
I just had the same problem with a recent M4...

I just had the same problem with a recent M4 lonex nozzle I ordered - in a gun with all lonex parts no less. Maybe it's a bad batch, but it could be the other internals (tappet plate, sector gear...
Forum: General August 12th, 2016, 09:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By -Shade
I've used reship plenty of times. It can get...

I've used reship plenty of times. It can get expensive, but they have shipping calculators on their website too. You should be able to ask the retailer the size and weight of the box being shipped to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 7th, 2016, 09:24
Replies: 16
Views: 3,732
Posted By -Shade
PicoSSR install is definitely worth it. Much...

PicoSSR install is definitely worth it. Much improved trigger response w/ a 7.4v LiPo. It's a bit complicated though. You will have to disassemble the original trigger mechanism a fair bit. Would...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 29th, 2016, 18:52
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
Have you tried Airsoft Store Canada? They stock...

Have you tried Airsoft Store Canada? They stock ZCI barrels. A google search brings up options for where to find the parts I mentioned. They may also have other parts you may need.

If you're dead...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 28th, 2016, 01:50
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
A bit of a critique so you don't get the wrong...

A bit of a critique so you don't get the wrong parts:

The CYMA M14 gearbox is 6mm - so the 8mm bushings won't work. Get 6mm.
The CYMA gearset is actually made of steel and surprisingly very...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 23rd, 2016, 01:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
My advice would be to take it apart again and...

My advice would be to take it apart again and test fire it when it's just the gearbox. Then follow the videos again and take your time while putting it together. The charging handle can be tricky....
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 22nd, 2016, 18:17
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
Pull harder, lol. You don't need to remove the...

Pull harder, lol. You don't need to remove the pistol grip tbh - unless you are changing it. That being said, it doesn't take AEG pistol grips. It fits real steel ones somewhat. I've had the best...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 22nd, 2016, 15:15
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
I would stay away from G&G. I would go with...

I would stay away from G&G. I would go with either Prometheus or ZCI. The latter being the cheapest and is a really good bang for your buck. Just remember to clean the barrel once you get it.

The...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 21st, 2016, 22:04
Replies: 13
Views: 2,288
Posted By -Shade
No intention of sounding like a dick, lol, but...

No intention of sounding like a dick, lol, but have you tried Google?

There is a wealth of information on many forums and ESPECIALLY on youtube on how to do a proper disassembly. The Marui (yours...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 7th, 2016, 09:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By -Shade
The M14 cylinder is a different length than...

The M14 cylinder is a different length than normal ones. So if you upgrade that, be sure to get one specifically for an M14. Maybe you're using the wrong grease/oil for the o-ring, lol.

SHS and...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 5th, 2016, 15:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By -Shade
My 2cents :) Learn about and use a LiPo...

My 2cents :)


Learn about and use a LiPo battery if you aren't. (Massive performance boost)
Get a high TPA torque motor. ZCI makes a good 28tpa one. Make sure you get a SHORT motor if it's a...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 13th, 2016, 13:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,311
Posted By -Shade
What kind of hopup rubber are you using? I had...

What kind of hopup rubber are you using? I had the same issue in my PX4 using the PDI w-hold. It swells up like crazy when it comes in contact with silicone oil. Have you tried switching back to the...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 28th, 2015, 16:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By -Shade
As an addition to the above - the CM.040 series...

As an addition to the above - the CM.040 series is VFC cloned and are VERY solid guns. I believe they're of stamped steel construction too. AK-74 style - polymer instead of wood and railed versions...
Forum: Accessories Discussion September 25th, 2015, 10:55
Replies: 8
Views: 2,237
Posted By -Shade
I bought the stubbier version, with the dark grey...

I bought the stubbier version, with the dark grey finish, off asiaairsoft and mine has foam inside. It was delivered to me about a month or so ago.

Edit: Shit I realized mine is not Madbull, but...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 23rd, 2015, 20:28
Replies: 39
Views: 5,489
Posted By -Shade
If you're limited to just those two, I would go...

If you're limited to just those two, I would go with the combat machine over the top tech. It's a very reliable little gun and easy to upgrade if you feel like it. There are a lot of options for them...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 16th, 2015, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By -Shade
AWESOME - I was just looking at the L shaped...

AWESOME - I was just looking at the L shaped keys. Thanks guys.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 16th, 2015, 12:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By -Shade
Do you know which set exactly? All I'm getting is...

Do you know which set exactly? All I'm getting is the ones listed as having 1.27mm as the smallest :/ Do they just not list the smaller ones or something?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 16th, 2015, 12:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By -Shade
.9mm hex key

Hey all,

Would anyone know where I can find a .9mm hex key? All the hex key sets in store like Canadian tire go down to about 1.27mm or similar. I'm guessing these .9mm ones are ultra uncommon......
Forum: Accessories Discussion June 24th, 2015, 09:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,566
Posted By -Shade
So beautiful O_O I run something similar to...

So beautiful O_O

I run something similar to this. An accushot-type circle dot or something. Some people like me need to run a magnified optic because of shitty vision or complicated eye surgery...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 15th, 2015, 16:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By -Shade
Thanks! I didn't even notice that Huang had them....

Thanks! I didn't even notice that Huang had them. I may grab a few for now :) I am tempted to try the Modify ones though. 30 rounds seems far more convenient than the 15~ the snow wolf mags carry.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 15th, 2015, 13:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By -Shade
Javelin M24 Magazine Compatibility

Hey all,

I've recently acquired a Javelin M24, but it has no magazines. The gun uses the APS2 system I believe and is different to the CA M24. Does anyone know what magazines would work in this...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 10th, 2015, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 9,542
Posted By -Shade
I'm well aware. Luckily I don't have pets or kids...

I'm well aware. Luckily I don't have pets or kids to worry about, but I plan on storing it safely. Thank you for the tips! :)
Forum: Gear Discussion June 10th, 2015, 09:27
Replies: 12
Views: 9,542
Posted By -Shade
For anyone curious, I ended up just ordering off...

For anyone curious, I ended up just ordering off amazon.ca for now until I can find it in stock locally.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 5th, 2015, 13:17
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By -Shade
Make sure you familiarize yourself with how to...

Make sure you familiarize yourself with how to take apart a gun and how it works if you haven't already. There are plenty of Youtube videos out there. This is key so that you don't make any mistakes...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 5th, 2015, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By -Shade
I tried this, but I suppose I wasn't trying hard...

I tried this, but I suppose I wasn't trying hard enough. I did take a spring loaded RPK bipod to the head right before I tried, so I blame that, lol...

To weaken the glue you figure I should just...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 5th, 2015, 09:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By -Shade
Selector switch removal

Hey all,

Any tips for removing the little selector switch screw on the inside of an M4 AEG? The plate on the opposite side doesn't feel like popping off (king arms body). Are there any low profile...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 26th, 2015, 14:00
Replies: 12
Views: 9,542
Posted By -Shade
lol >.> Duly noted about the socks, gloves,...

lol >.>

Duly noted about the socks, gloves, hat, etc. Thanks for the tips :)
Forum: Gear Discussion May 26th, 2015, 12:55
Replies: 12
Views: 9,542
Posted By -Shade
Have you had good experiences with it? Seems...

Have you had good experiences with it? Seems awesome for pants/socks to avoid ticks.
Forum: Gear Discussion May 26th, 2015, 08:23
Replies: 12
Views: 9,542
Posted By -Shade
Where to find permethrin in Toronto?

Hey all,

Anyone know if any niche/camping/outdoor stores carry permethrin spray for clothing? It's pretty rare in Canada, but some do. I know there's some on amazon.ca, but I'd rather buy it in...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 1st, 2015, 09:18
Replies: 15
Views: 2,785
Posted By -Shade
+1 for crappy tire - although last time they only...

+1 for crappy tire - although last time they only had purple ._.
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 30th, 2015, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By -Shade
So I found this - A bunch of people are saying to...

So I found this - A bunch of people are saying to hack it off. :S

http://www.reddit.com/r/airsoft/comments/2wqv7h/help_with_ultimak/
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 30th, 2015, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By -Shade
I actually just stumbled upon this just now as...

I actually just stumbled upon this just now as well. It's just tough when you are frustrated and have 100 tabs open as well, lol. I'll see how this goes.
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 30th, 2015, 19:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By -Shade
AK-74 CM.031 top rail installation (CM.07)

So I bought a CYMA CM.031C and I'm trying to install their AK-74 aluminum railed hand guard top piece: http://shop.ehobbyasia.com/cyma-ak74-gas-tube-top-rail-c-07-1.html#.VRnSj_nF8wA

I'm having a...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 26th, 2015, 19:04
Replies: 6
Views: 4,935
Posted By -Shade
Awesome write-up! I definitely second the sticky!

Awesome write-up! I definitely second the sticky!
Forum: Newbie Tank January 22nd, 2015, 23:21
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By -Shade
I think the CM.042 and up use the VFC design too...

I think the CM.042 and up use the VFC design too - which is better I feel. They're pretty solid.
Forum: Newbie Tank January 22nd, 2015, 23:14
Replies: 26
Views: 5,578
Posted By -Shade
CYMA actually makes decent AKs - especially for...

CYMA actually makes decent AKs - especially for the price and someone who is just starting out. $199 is definitely not "expensive" in the airsoft world, lol.

LCT would be the best if you feel like...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 9th, 2014, 13:20
Replies: 11
Views: 3,078
Posted By -Shade
Range/Accuracy is all about consistency of your...

Range/Accuracy is all about consistency of your shots. So perfecting the compression is important. Also, use a higher weight of BB like .25 or .28 if you don't already :)

The sportline's...
Forum: Newbie Tank December 9th, 2014, 02:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,922
Posted By -Shade
I can definitely vouch for the CYMA MP5 SD6....

I can definitely vouch for the CYMA MP5 SD6. Solid externals and pretty good internals for the $200 price. V2 gearbox. Gears are good quality and it has a ball bearing spring guide. A new nozzle with...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 7th, 2014, 12:42
Replies: 24
Views: 5,044
Posted By -Shade
+1 for the King Arms Ultra reliable and it's at...

+1 for the King Arms
Ultra reliable and it's at a great price!
Forum: General December 2nd, 2014, 15:45
Replies: 29
Views: 6,868
Posted By -Shade
+1

+1
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 27th, 2014, 01:45
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By -Shade
Speaking from experience - it's a pretty awesome...

Speaking from experience - it's a pretty awesome gun. Here's a great list of DIY upgrades and fixes to give you a few ideas of what you can do :)

http://imgur.com/a/6p5bM#0

While expensive -...
Forum: General November 26th, 2014, 12:15
Replies: 25
Views: 5,104
Posted By -Shade
Not to sound like an asshole here, but if what...

Not to sound like an asshole here, but if what the cops said is true - that kid was extremely stupid. Carrying a realistic looking airsoft gun in public view, not raising his hands, reaching for the...
Forum: General November 24th, 2014, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 2,931
Posted By -Shade
Awesome :)

Awesome :)
Forum: General November 19th, 2014, 20:52
Replies: 28
Views: 6,387
Posted By -Shade
Interested in 7.62 NATO as well.

Interested in 7.62 NATO as well.
Forum: General November 9th, 2014, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By -Shade
The spring:...

The spring: http://www.airsoftparts.ca/store2/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=65_87&products_id=1033

Check the rest of the misc/small external parts for more replacement pieces for the...
Forum: General November 9th, 2014, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By -Shade
Charging handle: It looks like you need to...

Charging handle:
It looks like you need to replace the charging handle spring and the charging handle arm that taps the cover. Stores like airsoftstore.ca and airsoftparts.ca have these two, as well...
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 5th, 2014, 22:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By -Shade
Trigger mech is CYMA. I believe i solved it....

Trigger mech is CYMA. I believe i solved it. There's an abnormality in the trolly that is messing with the cutoff lever. I replaced it with an SHS aftermarket one and no more trigger issues. BAH!
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 5th, 2014, 20:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By -Shade
Problem with trigger/cutoff/selector

So this has been driving me crazy for a while and I can't figure it out.

So my buddies gun shoots semi on semi, and auto when the selector is auto. The issue I'm having is the trigger pull. Safety...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 4th, 2014, 12:15
Replies: 45
Views: 7,910
Posted By -Shade
I'm not sure what the disassembly is like on some...

I'm not sure what the disassembly is like on some of the other MP5s, but I definitely enjoyed the ease of disassembly of the CYMA version. It's like an M4 for the most part. Pop the pin and the upper...
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