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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 15th, 2018, 21:08
Replies: 10
Views: 435
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: 561
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: 118
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: 561
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: 281
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: 10
Views: 565
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: 369
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: 10
Views: 565
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: 369
Posted By ThunderCactus
Rhop it!

Rhop it!
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 23rd, 2018, 23:32
Replies: 13
Views: 683
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: 1,793
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: 28
Views: 15,653
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: 683
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: 980
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: 950
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: 392
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: 554
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: 980
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: 486
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: 1,317
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: 486
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: 621
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: 621
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: 798
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: 1,219
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: 1,219
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...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 4th, 2018, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By ThunderCactus
Upside: -never have to deal with propane smell ...

Upside:
-never have to deal with propane smell
-very consistent across a wide range of temperature
-variable pressure

downside:
-either have to swap lines while changing mags, or;
-need to...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures April 2nd, 2018, 20:10
Replies: 24
Views: 5,662
Posted By ThunderCactus
"No duff" has been standard call for a medical...

"No duff" has been standard call for a medical emergency across the prairies for at least 12 years now.
"Cease fire" is used to cease fire for any reason other than a medical emergency.
Being able...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 2nd, 2018, 20:03
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By ThunderCactus
marui M&P9 -The mag release is...

marui M&P9

-The mag release is interchangeable between left and right sides
-ambi slide catch
-ambi safety
-full auto is for people who don't know how to aim anyway
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 30th, 2018, 11:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just get a shorter barrel. A 590mm barrel and a...

Just get a shorter barrel.
A 590mm barrel and a 200mm barrel have the same range and accuracy. Going from 233 to 205 or whatever isn't going to hurt.
Don't worry about your fps so much. If the...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 27th, 2018, 19:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By ThunderCactus
night optics ambia gen2 is going to be on par...

night optics ambia gen2 is going to be on par with GSCI and much less expensive.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 14th, 2018, 22:34
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Gearboxes designed for extreme longevity use oil...

Gearboxes designed for extreme longevity use oil bath lubrication, not permanent grease.
Forum: Gear Discussion March 13th, 2018, 19:39
Replies: 582
Views: 417,454
Posted By ThunderCactus
By "affordable" you mean "an FMA replica"? ...

By "affordable" you mean "an FMA replica"?

Only thing you can do is add more glue, but like.....if this is for anything other than a gen1 tube, you are going about this all wrong lol
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 10th, 2018, 22:17
Replies: 21
FPS
Views: 1,461
Posted By ThunderCactus
Might wanna try chronoing on heavier BBs if you...

Might wanna try chronoing on heavier BBs if you have a shorter barrel as well.
Short barrels tend to joule creep more.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 10th, 2018, 22:15
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By ThunderCactus
That's not a mosfet issue, it's a logic issue. ...

That's not a mosfet issue, it's a logic issue.
No mosfet does cycle completion unless it either monitors the sector gear, or has a minimum time cycle.
You could minimize the issue by decreasing the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 10th, 2018, 17:27
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By ThunderCactus
Is there any room to stuff a simple FET in there?...

Is there any room to stuff a simple FET in there?
Why do you say it needs a better FET? What's the build you're trying to make?
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 10th, 2018, 17:27
Replies: 21
FPS
Views: 1,461
Posted By ThunderCactus
each tooth will take ROUGHLY 10-15fps off. M110...

each tooth will take ROUGHLY 10-15fps off.
M110 is generally 380 under ideal conditions, so you should be in the 350fps range.

Things that make a difference:
-piston head bearing
-spring guide...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 8th, 2018, 23:28
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By ThunderCactus
...it already has a mosfet You mean a BETTER...

...it already has a mosfet
You mean a BETTER mosfet?
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 8th, 2018, 23:25
Replies: 30
Views: 2,203
Posted By ThunderCactus
Like I said, easiest way is to just cycle the...

Like I said, easiest way is to just cycle the gun.
Grease will move around, the spring will wear in.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 6th, 2018, 22:45
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Thats what i said, they only sell direct and in...

Thats what i said, they only sell direct and in cases lol
Weird business model, but it works for them i guess. Their lubricants are amazing.
Just wish they made sex lube lol
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 5th, 2018, 23:42
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Acquired through my last job as a parting gift to...

Acquired through my last job as a parting gift to myself.
Forum: Newbie Tank March 5th, 2018, 13:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By ThunderCactus
comtac or sordin dual comms They are NOT entry...

comtac or sordin dual comms
They are NOT entry level headsets, and require TWO radios to use. They will not work with a dual channel radio. And they're very expensive.

I'm an admin for many games...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 1st, 2018, 22:36
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
I've only got the one tube lol its pretty...

I've only got the one tube lol
its pretty amazing stuff though
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 1st, 2018, 00:07
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
As I said before, it's *REALLY* not that critical...

As I said before, it's *REALLY* not that critical to find the absolute best lube for your gears.
Seriously.
Superlube would be fine.
You're not greasing UU/UP tolerance bearings, or high pressure...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 27th, 2018, 22:12
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Well you've been doing it wrong lol

Well you've been doing it wrong lol
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 26th, 2018, 20:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,333
Posted By ThunderCactus
I've just been using my KYWI M4 pouches and they...

I've just been using my KYWI M4 pouches and they work great for gas vector mags, systema M4 mags, and MP5 straight mags
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 25th, 2018, 15:56
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By ThunderCactus
im guessing its the compression spring type. ...

im guessing its the compression spring type.
Just don't turn the BBU upsidedown, lift it up into the slide, don't drop it into the slide.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 25th, 2018, 01:04
Replies: 30
Views: 2,203
Posted By ThunderCactus
That's not how springs work. You can leave a...

That's not how springs work. You can leave a ferrous spring compressed for 9 months and it won't lose 1fps.

Springs only wear down via being used.


You can just remove the bearing from your...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 25th, 2018, 01:02
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
premalube is safe to use on plastic, but i...

premalube is safe to use on plastic, but i guarantee what you've got on your airsoft gun is not premalube.
Maybe some other mediocre dime a dozen moly based grease.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 23rd, 2018, 14:30
Replies: 36
Views: 2,606
Posted By ThunderCactus
Just buy good gears. Gears dont wear out from...

Just buy good gears.
Gears dont wear out from not having exactly the right grease on them, they just fail due to manufacturing faults or a jam.

But the very best grease is going to be certified...
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