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Forum: General September 28th, 2012, 13:04
Replies: 2
Views: 1,684
Posted By tunabreath
Aha, good call, found em right away. Thanks!

Aha, good call, found em right away. Thanks!
Forum: General September 28th, 2012, 11:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,684
Posted By tunabreath
DonP's ZPSC

Just putting out a request:

Does anyone still have a copy of Don's ZPSC targets/rules kicking around? We have about a month to prepare :D
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 5th, 2012, 15:42
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
Mine are pretty good. It definitely survived a...

Mine are pretty good. It definitely survived a good amount of bumps 'n scrapes at Claybank. The big problem right now is shipping is a bitch because Shapeways is UPS only for Canada right now...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 14th, 2012, 23:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,141
Posted By tunabreath
Considering airsoft BB's ineffectiveness at range...

Considering airsoft BB's ineffectiveness at range or in wind, I'm partial to the idea of high rate of fire 3 round burst with a 90 round capacity.
Forum: Airsoft Media June 13th, 2012, 20:55
Replies: 110
Views: 75,048
Posted By tunabreath
It's pretty basic: an ICS KAC vert grip stolen...

It's pretty basic: an ICS KAC vert grip stolen from a friend's MP5, magpul PTS MS2 sling with RSA, a bit of tape on the stock for comfort. The red dot is an ElementMRDS (DO NOT RECOMMEND, the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 6th, 2012, 17:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By tunabreath
If your sector gear is shimmed too low (to the...

If your sector gear is shimmed too low (to the left), it can interfere with the semi-auto cutoff lever. Larger diameter (not thickness) shims on the bottom of the sector gear can also interfere with...
Forum: Accessories Discussion June 1st, 2012, 15:17
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
Yeah. The Vision King 1-5x in particular though...

Yeah. The Vision King 1-5x in particular though has quite a bit higher bottom end magnification than either the china clone (RSOV's, I think) SpectreDR, my Leapers 1-4x, or VCBoy's ACM 1-4x (a clone...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 31st, 2012, 19:12
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
Building Fire SPR1.5s are available all over the...

Building Fire SPR1.5s are available all over the place, but I'm not sure if the 1.93 even has a china clone. (the BF SPR1.5 has very good build quality for the price, btw, if you're careful not to...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 30th, 2012, 06:39
Replies: 23
Views: 10,284
Posted By tunabreath
I just picked up a Madbull 9" TRX to go most of...

I just picked up a Madbull 9" TRX to go most of the way over the suppressor of my 7" CQD. I'll let you know how it goes after I install everything.

I've also installed a G&P URX on a teammate's...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 15th, 2012, 20:30
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
I can chime in here briefly, having looked...

I can chime in here briefly, having looked through my teammate's.

Clarity, colour, and brightness are good, about on par with the Leapers offering, and better than most G&P and other chinese...
Forum: General May 6th, 2012, 03:34
Replies: 21
Views: 4,883
Posted By tunabreath
Slightly off topic, but has anyone considered...

Slightly off topic, but has anyone considered using RIT dye or similar to dye plastic receivers a different colour? That should be 100% chip proof, no?
Forum: Airsoft Media April 24th, 2012, 21:05
Replies: 110
Views: 75,048
Posted By tunabreath
They're typically submachinegun sized, but firing...

They're typically submachinegun sized, but firing a round designed to penetrate armour and still provide adequate terminal effects from a pistol caliber sized cartridge.

The KAC PDW is a slightly...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 12th, 2012, 21:06
Replies: 10
Views: 4,869
Posted By tunabreath
I personally think that if you're going through...

I personally think that if you're going through the trouble to put in a 'proper' moundless SCS install, you'd be even better off with an R-hop.

I did a moundless SCS install recently, and while it...
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 12th, 2012, 02:03
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
I'd also like a detailed review of the Vision...

I'd also like a detailed review of the Vision King. One of my teammates is looking at picking one up, and I might end up replacing my Accushot with one.
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 12th, 2012, 00:10
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
These turned out pretty well, even though I...

These turned out pretty well, even though I screwed up a measurement, hah:
http://i.imgur.com/ecgcn.jpg
Mounted to a Leapers/UTG Accushot 1-4x28mm:
http://i.imgur.com/UfmOm.jpg
They're reasonably...
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 2nd, 2012, 19:03
Replies: 18
Views: 5,904
Posted By tunabreath
Hah, I have a silencer for my WE PDW for...

Hah, I have a silencer for my WE PDW for 'realism,' (can only hear the action cycle), but I am generally too lazy to deal with the extra length.
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 23rd, 2012, 16:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,463
Posted By tunabreath
In my experience, the difference isn't that...

In my experience, the difference isn't that significant. I don't have any numbers for you though.

If you're concerned about it, might I suggest having your own guns and batteries wired with...
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 20th, 2012, 19:06
Replies: 79
Views: 62,630
Posted By tunabreath
@Oborous I don't know if you're set on having a...

@Oborous
I don't know if you're set on having a legit cat tail or switchview, but I have something cooking up in the next couple of weeks that I'll post on EAR. They will in all likelyhood be...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 27th, 2012, 18:12
Replies: 10
Views: 4,028
Posted By tunabreath
They're proprietary. There's a circular nozzle...

They're proprietary. There's a circular nozzle gas inlet visible on the blowback engine that sockets into the magazine, unlike any other modern gas magazine.
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 20th, 2012, 18:37
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By tunabreath
It doesn't need to slide in in entirely the...

It doesn't need to slide in in entirely the correct position either, you can just reposition the gear through the selector opening once everything is in.
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 14th, 2012, 00:24
Replies: 36
Views: 8,584
Posted By tunabreath
edit* nm, please delete.

edit*

nm, please delete.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 4th, 2012, 17:23
Replies: 17
Views: 4,129
Posted By tunabreath
I agree that this would be the better option. I...

I agree that this would be the better option.
I was taking his requirement for "easily" as key, since pretty much all of the ideal solutions require opening the mechbox either to solder to or...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 4th, 2012, 14:46
Replies: 17
Views: 4,129
Posted By tunabreath
I think any solution to provide 3 round burst on...

I think any solution to provide 3 round burst on the semi-auto selector position will require bypassing the trigger mechanism, since you'll need the power going through the MOSFET regardless of...
Forum: General December 31st, 2011, 16:48
Replies: 59
Views: 23,713
Posted By tunabreath
http://militarytimes.com/blogs/gearscout/2011/11/2...

http://militarytimes.com/blogs/gearscout/2011/11/23/haley-strategic-partners-adaptive-light-mounts/
These would be nice.
Forum: Gear Discussion December 14th, 2011, 06:35
Replies: 83
Views: 41,604
Posted By tunabreath
I put some fogtech on 'em and went running a week...

I put some fogtech on 'em and went running a week ago, an hour and a half at -2, zero fog. When I got home, I managed to pour a couple of mL of condensed water out of the bottom of the seal.
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 6th, 2011, 15:58
Replies: 15
Views: 5,039
Posted By tunabreath
If you want something with similar capability but...

If you want something with similar capability but almost guaranteed (relatively) to not be a lemon, I suggest one of these:...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 9th, 2011, 03:36
Replies: 83
Views: 41,604
Posted By tunabreath
Just picked up a pair for myself, did some heavy...

Just picked up a pair for myself, did some heavy exercise with them on. Zero white-out or pale fogging, no issues until about half an hour to 45 minutes in, when there was enough moisture...
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 23rd, 2011, 21:51
Replies: 8
Views: 5,130
Posted By tunabreath
So the white/IR version is in the hundred dollar...

So the white/IR version is in the hundred dollar range?

Damn, the only other white/IR light I could find, the Surefire Vampire, is in the $400 range...

After having the IR filter shot out of my...
Forum: Accessories Discussion October 21st, 2011, 18:04
Replies: 11
Views: 3,942
Posted By tunabreath
Consider a G&P PEQ-15A? It's not quite the same...

Consider a G&P PEQ-15A?
It's not quite the same pistol friendly form factor, but it has an IR designator, IR illuminator, and visible designator.
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 12th, 2011, 19:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By tunabreath
Hmm, I'm having a tough time imagining the...

Hmm, I'm having a tough time imagining the selector plate binding because the selector switch moves freely and with uniform pressure between each position. Maybe the back end of the plate is flexing...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 12th, 2011, 16:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By tunabreath
Selector plate moves freely. I didn't check the...

Selector plate moves freely. I didn't check the cutoff lever directly, but it seems to be actuated appropriately by the selector plate/spring.

I did have one issue when installing the trigger -...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 11th, 2011, 04:27
Replies: 1,948
Views: 1,163,526
Posted By tunabreath
Thanks for the quick 'exactly what I needed'...

Thanks for the quick 'exactly what I needed' reply :D

Sooo, Freedom Art Accu'comp, eh? This will require further investigation...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 11th, 2011, 02:58
Replies: 1,948
Views: 1,163,526
Posted By tunabreath
I have one cosmetic sourcing question with a...

I have one cosmetic sourcing question with a couple of associated technical questions:
Is there any front end kit/compensator/frame combination that could be added to a TM hi capa to give it the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 13th, 2011, 15:41
Replies: 16
Views: 6,431
Posted By tunabreath
The idea behind helical gears being quieter is...

The idea behind helical gears being quieter is due to the constant contact between the gear teeth. With helical gears, the broader contact area means that there is always a pair of teeth engaged as...
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 16th, 2011, 01:59
Replies: 18
Views: 6,184
Posted By tunabreath
@Mitchell Yeah, my experience is pretty much...

@Mitchell
Yeah, my experience is pretty much AUG, STANAG, and gas pistol style (straight spring) mags. I can see how it could be a problem for smaller midcaps, but I'm still inclined to believe...
Forum: Accessories Discussion April 15th, 2011, 20:47
Replies: 18
Views: 6,184
Posted By tunabreath
It doesn't really, not significantly anyways. ...

It doesn't really, not significantly anyways. I've left mags fully or partially loaded with BBs for months on end with no consequence. If the mag springs are actually compressed to the point of...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 24th, 2011, 03:59
Replies: 33
Views: 12,417
Posted By tunabreath
YouTube - Blue Force Gear Ten-Speed chest...

YouTube - Blue Force Gear Ten-Speed chest rig (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urc6SPyZxQI)

Probably THE lightest chest rig bar none, and extremely low profile.
Around 80 bucks for a real...
Forum: Showcase January 14th, 2011, 02:20
Replies: 16
Views: 25,881
Posted By tunabreath
Obviously nowhere near as amazing as your photos,...

Obviously nowhere near as amazing as your photos, but I did throw this together almost a year ago for shits 'n' giggles.

The companion pistol:...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 2nd, 2010, 02:05
Replies: 6
Views: 2,856
Posted By tunabreath
There's another grub screw under the vert grip. ...

There's another grub screw under the vert grip.

Stick something narrow into the end of the vert grip and lift up the end cap. Unhook the spring with some pliers or something (don't stab yourself...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 28th, 2010, 02:57
Replies: 59
Views: 35,774
Posted By tunabreath
Quick question, are the open-bolt mag conversions...

Quick question, are the open-bolt mag conversions compatible with the closed-bolt CO2 mags? Or is there an open-bolt specific CO2 mag?
Forum: Reviews September 22nd, 2010, 15:40
Replies: 111
Views: 86,764
Posted By tunabreath
This is exactly what I ended up doing to mine,...

This is exactly what I ended up doing to mine, with some epoxy. Make sure you absolutely clean everything (swab with rubbing alchohol or something too to get rid of the grease/oil).
Mine is...
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 22nd, 2010, 18:24
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By tunabreath
Thanks man, that is just what I was looking for!

Thanks man, that is just what I was looking for!
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 22nd, 2010, 18:21
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By tunabreath
@cjboi The stock hop up, the G&P test hop up,...

@cjboi
The stock hop up, the G&P test hop up, and the Madbull hop up all give 330 fps with the stock barrel and 400 fps with the 510mm barrel. I don't think the hop up is the problem, since all...
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 22nd, 2010, 06:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,817
Posted By tunabreath
Alternative Gasses

Just a question for anyone who is in the know (MadMax? :))

Are there any commonly available propellant gasses with slightly higher pressure than propane? (but less than unregulated CO2,...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 22nd, 2010, 05:07
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By tunabreath
Well no, I mean, I'm getting 30 fps lower with...

Well no, I mean, I'm getting 30 fps lower with any of the cylinders that I use compared to stock (unported AUG, ported M4/MP5, ported MP5K/stock CQD)

The ONLY setup that gives me the expected fps...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 21st, 2010, 21:57
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By tunabreath
It's still bugging me that I've lost 30 fps...

It's still bugging me that I've lost 30 fps compared to stock using the same cylinder and barrel, and supposedly better air seal components and a stronger spring...

I know for sure that I'm not...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 21st, 2010, 18:28
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By tunabreath
Ok, so I've swapped some bits around again. ...

Ok, so I've swapped some bits around again.

I noticed the front end of the stock mechbox starting to crack, so everything has been moved into an Element 9mm bearing mechbox.

I've also put in an...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 26th, 2010, 16:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,791
Posted By tunabreath
The positive is generally more difficult to...

The positive is generally more difficult to solder if you have the negative done first, so do the positive end first.
Forum: Airsoft Media June 25th, 2010, 01:51
Replies: 35
Views: 16,169
Posted By tunabreath
Real steel, there probably isn't much of a...

Real steel, there probably isn't much of a difference worth mentioning, except that maybe the SCAR has been around a bit longer (and actually in combat). Apparently the Remington ACR is coming up...
Forum: Airsoft Media June 24th, 2010, 16:08
Replies: 35
Views: 16,169
Posted By tunabreath
No, it's definitely a V2 w/ motor cage, and ARES...

No, it's definitely a V2 w/ motor cage, and ARES style front mounting threaded holes, quick change spring cap and spring guide, bearings only on the bevel gear, and microswitch instead of an open...
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