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Forum: Doctor's Corner February 16th, 2018, 20:29
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By ThunderCactus
what a stupid fad those things were lol It's...

what a stupid fad those things were lol

It's a ptw piston head and probably a regular ptw piston as well
$100usd to replace if they're both PTW parts, which they probably are...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 11th, 2018, 01:10
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderCactus
And the VSR has a lady's rifle stock.

And the VSR has a lady's rifle stock.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 10th, 2018, 21:34
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderCactus
Yes. But increasing BB weight and reducing your...

Yes. But increasing BB weight and reducing your fps doesn't put you under field limits.
When a field states "400fps on a .20" they're not setting a speed limit so that everyone has the same chance...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 10th, 2018, 20:28
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well step one is to actually chrono your gun on...

Well step one is to actually chrono your gun on the weight of ammo you'll be USING
If you cut a coil off your M130 and get your gun down to 450fps on .20s, it's within field limits, that's fine. But...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 10th, 2018, 13:35
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderCactus
Same M24 1.85j on .43s, under 1.5j on .20s ...

Same M24
1.85j on .43s, under 1.5j on .20s
Without the air brake and with a lightweight piston it does 2.7j on .36s and 1.7j on .20s lol

If you get to a field and they wanna chrono on .20s then...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 10th, 2018, 13:22
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By ThunderCactus
With the hop turned off, the .20s are leaving the...

With the hop turned off, the .20s are leaving the barrel before they've absorbed all the energy from the compressed air.
With the hop on, the air builds up to a higher pressure before the BB starts...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 9th, 2018, 20:33
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By ThunderCactus
My M24 shoots the equivalent of 445fps when I'm...

My M24 shoots the equivalent of 445fps when I'm using .43g BBs (1.83j) and it gets 400ft of range.

Especially when dealing with bolt actions, what you shoots on a .20g BB is completely useless...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 8th, 2018, 02:34
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By ThunderCactus
You'll want a 6.01 or 6.03 with a VSR. A 6.23...

You'll want a 6.01 or 6.03 with a VSR.
A 6.23 is just a stupid bore, perpetuated by retards too blinded by reviews of other retards that had nothing else to compare to.

6.13 is about the maximum...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 7th, 2018, 17:01
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By ThunderCactus
You MIGHT be able to braze it, but it will never...

You MIGHT be able to braze it, but it will never have original strength ever again.
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 1st, 2018, 23:29
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By ThunderCactus
Who uses a torque wrench for anything? Gotta...

Who uses a torque wrench for anything?
Gotta feel the bolts.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 1st, 2018, 23:28
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By ThunderCactus
So get one thats a bit shorter, or get a longer...

So get one thats a bit shorter, or get a longer one and cut it down?
Ive got an M14 scout and im running a 300mm barrel
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 1st, 2018, 23:27
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By ThunderCactus
Doesnt matter which way it goes as long as you...

Doesnt matter which way it goes as long as you dont kill your gun
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 1st, 2018, 12:36
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By ThunderCactus
Then you'll be looking for barrels that say "for...

Then you'll be looking for barrels that say "for m14" on them
And yes, it really is that simple lol
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 1st, 2018, 12:34
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By ThunderCactus
Those bubbles arent very accurate anyway. Just...

Those bubbles arent very accurate anyway.
Just eyeball it.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 31st, 2018, 20:58
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By ThunderCactus
**WHICH** M14 the g&g/ca is different from the...

**WHICH** M14
the g&g/ca is different from the marui/g&p/cyma/etc pattern

Mod for semi only is just removing the selector.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 31st, 2018, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By ThunderCactus
Im using a busted up antique CA MP5. Needed...

Im using a busted up antique CA MP5.
Needed some stuff glued down bc of a dumb barrel design, buts a full fledged DMR.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 28th, 2018, 13:18
Replies: 44
Views: 2,484
Posted By ThunderCactus
Theyre just a brand of expensive, awesome, tight...

Theyre just a brand of expensive, awesome, tight tolerance, proprietary electric guns.
But the advances in stock AEGs and available upgrade parts are making them a smaller niche.

Its getting...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 26th, 2018, 14:10
Replies: 44
Views: 2,484
Posted By ThunderCactus
AND theyve got a hilariously expensive recoil...

AND theyve got a hilariously expensive recoil system now! LOL
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 25th, 2018, 23:57
Replies: 44
Views: 2,484
Posted By ThunderCactus
The only gun quieter than my AEGs is the marui...

The only gun quieter than my AEGs is the marui MK23 NBB.
Trigger response so fast, people think its HPA. Reliable, mags dont leak, works in winter, etc.
Dont get any advantages with GBB. Cooler...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 25th, 2018, 23:54
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By ThunderCactus
Theres also MAPP, which is propylene. When it...

Theres also MAPP, which is propylene.
When it gets too cold to run propane ( from 10-15c) you can safely switch to MAPP and its usually good down to 0c
CO2 pistols take 12g CO2 canisters, so the...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 23rd, 2018, 02:20
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By ThunderCactus
They're most likely just going to refuse it. ...

They're most likely just going to refuse it.
But stop asking the internet for legal advice, ask the border agents that you're going to be dealing with. They'll have the most accurate answer!
Forum: General January 20th, 2018, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By ThunderCactus
"sniper certification" is what you're looking...

"sniper certification" is what you're looking for.
It's not about learning to be a sniper, it's about learning how to not hurt people, which is probably something they don't bother teaching in a...
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 16th, 2018, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By ThunderCactus
Someone at cbsa made a mistake.

Someone at cbsa made a mistake.
Forum: General January 12th, 2018, 21:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,970
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just let this post die already

Just let this post die already
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 3rd, 2018, 23:28
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By ThunderCactus
Lightbulb MAPP and PROPANE vapor pressure charts!

Wasn't sure where to put this....but I guess MAPP qualifies as an upgrade?

Anyway, I'm sick of infrequently having to do 15min of research to try and find an increasingly more difficult to find...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 3rd, 2018, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By ThunderCactus
*inactivist

*inactivist
Forum: Newbie Tank December 28th, 2017, 12:48
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By ThunderCactus
DMR's in airsoft are pretty redundant. Firstly,...

DMR's in airsoft are pretty redundant.
Firstly, check with your local fields to see if they have different DMR fps limits, although many fields don't recognize DMRs as their own category.

The...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 26th, 2017, 01:28
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Semi auto builds up more heat because of the...

Semi auto builds up more heat because of the start spikes.
Fuses blow due to heat, not specifically amperage.
The G&P motors are complete shit to start with, so i wouldnt be surprised if thats your...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 26th, 2017, 01:22
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By ThunderCactus
Im jumping on the "why?" train. A motorcycle...

Im jumping on the "why?" train.
A motorcycle battery isnt terribly heavy, but its totally redundant.
Firstly, voltage isnt the sole thing that affects rate of fire, easiest thing to do would be to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 22nd, 2017, 13:09
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just get a 450fps slring and install it. Simple...

Just get a 450fps slring and install it. Simple as that.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 20th, 2017, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By ThunderCactus
Trigger, cylinder, maybe a proprietary nonsense...

Trigger, cylinder, maybe a proprietary nonsense bit
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 20th, 2017, 20:22
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ThunderCactus
Probably dont send him any pvs14s that were...

Probably dont send him any pvs14s that were stolen from the forces LOL
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 17th, 2017, 23:28
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By ThunderCactus
Etiny and fcc i think are compatible, but if its...

Etiny and fcc i think are compatible, but if its a ctw compatible ecu, then its not compatible with anything else
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 14th, 2017, 01:42
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By ThunderCactus
9.6 in the 2/3A sized cells will be fine ...

9.6 in the 2/3A sized cells will be fine

http://airsoftcanada.com/showthread.php?t=156571
Forum: Newbie Tank December 12th, 2017, 02:24
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ThunderCactus
Why bother chronoing AEGs on .20s though? Its...

Why bother chronoing AEGs on .20s though?
Its not accurate, and if someone does want to cheat by abusing joule creep then you're asking them to use AEGs.
If you chrono everything on .30s, you only...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 11th, 2017, 01:52
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By ThunderCactus
Batteries are pretty generic. Some newer guns...

Batteries are pretty generic. Some newer guns like the G&G with ETU's require 11.1v lipo batteries to work properly.
But your ICS will work fine with a 7.4 lipo or 9.6 nimh battery.
There a sticky...
Forum: Newbie Tank December 7th, 2017, 19:37
Replies: 19
Views: 3,131
Posted By ThunderCactus
I don't know why the fuck people are so biased. I...

I don't know why the fuck people are so biased. I know as well as anyone that HPA can joule creep like mad, but so can an AEG.
Someone purpose built a gun as a demo that shot 1.6j on .20s and 3.2j...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures November 18th, 2017, 15:39
Replies: 12
Views: 6,027
Posted By ThunderCactus
Bringing this thread back from the dead, eh? ...

Bringing this thread back from the dead, eh?
Well I guess I'll add in that, for the love of airsoft, DO NOT USE AN EXCESSIVELY BRIGHT FLASHLIGHT.
There's really no need for anything past 300...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 18th, 2017, 15:27
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By ThunderCactus
Cut the profile of a set of goggles out of the...

Cut the profile of a set of goggles out of the mask, wear mask with goggles?
Forum: Gear Discussion November 15th, 2017, 22:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well JB weld is the wrong type of adhesive to...

Well JB weld is the wrong type of adhesive to begin with. The tensile strength of the adhesive means a lot to the uninformed consumer, which is why people think it's so good. But the real test of...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 7th, 2017, 23:36
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By ThunderCactus
you'll get better results with a high torque/low...

you'll get better results with a high torque/low speed motor and low ratio gears.
high speed motors run fast, but they get real shit efficiency under heavier loads.
a high torque motor will get up...
Forum: General November 4th, 2017, 02:25
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By ThunderCactus
It was the difference between breaking and not...

It was the difference between breaking and not breaking on ye olde marui shells when upgraded to 380fps.
Not quite such a mandatory requirement anymore.
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 3rd, 2017, 00:04
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By ThunderCactus
Without any other details, it does sound like you...

Without any other details, it does sound like you assembled the mechbox with the sector gear's detent resting directly on the cutoff lever.
Cycle it in auto, then try semi.
Forum: General October 26th, 2017, 12:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,970
Posted By ThunderCactus
The frags, in a way, are blind firing. But theres...

The frags, in a way, are blind firing. But theres nothing we can do to increase the safety of them. Like, WATCHING it go off isnt going to make it any safer lol
So thats just an accepted risk.
...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures October 18th, 2017, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By ThunderCactus
In the past I've had a ton of success just...

In the past I've had a ton of success just focusing on squad and platoon organization, and radio channels.
Beyond that, all tactics and direction can be figured out on the field.
The first thing...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 18th, 2017, 13:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By ThunderCactus
If they're dumb enough to buy an A&K PTW in the...

If they're dumb enough to buy an A&K PTW in the first place, I guarantee they do not understand the difference between it and a systema.
Id say this was done out of sheer ignorance, but I absolutely...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 18th, 2017, 13:03
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By ThunderCactus
Unless a screw managed to fall in at the exact...

Unless a screw managed to fall in at the exact moment he reversed the polarity on his mosfet, I really doubt thats the issue.

Mosfets are designed for single polarity, when you reverse polarity on...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 17th, 2017, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By ThunderCactus
Mosfets dead

Mosfets dead
Forum: Newbie Tank October 15th, 2017, 23:45
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By ThunderCactus
The air nozzle is in the pistol, not the mags. ...

The air nozzle is in the pistol, not the mags.
If you have one brand new mag fail, that's luck of the draw.
If all 3 mags are having the exact same issue, chances are it's not the mags.

This is...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 14th, 2017, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By ThunderCactus
You really don't have to lubricate gas guns very...

You really don't have to lubricate gas guns very much at all. I only lube my pistol every 4 months or so if I remember.
Probably cracked nozzle. There's enough power in CO2 to keep the gun shooting...
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