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Forum: Doctor's Corner May 13th, 2018, 20:28
Replies: 7
Views: 447
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: 702
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: 306
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: 439
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: 7
Views: 447
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: 368
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: 1,104
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: 368
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: 474
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: 474
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: 672
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: 1,040
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: 1,040
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: 646
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: 3,784
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: 708
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: 1,151
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: 1,093
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: 2,409
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: 402,147
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: 1,299
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: 837
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: 837
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: 1,299
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: 837
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: 1,993
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: 2,409
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: 2,409
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: 1,153
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: 2,409
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: 2,409
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: 2,409
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: 1,200
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: 474
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: 1,993
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: 2,409
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: 2,409
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...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 16th, 2018, 19:29
Replies: 4
Views: 674
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, 00:10
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
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, 20:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
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, 19:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
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, 12:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
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, 12:22
Replies: 6
Views: 697
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, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,667
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, 01:34
Replies: 9
Views: 731
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, 16:01
Replies: 8
Views: 767
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, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 621
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, 22:28
Replies: 6
Views: 680
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, 22:27
Replies: 5
Views: 889
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, 11:36
Replies: 6
Views: 680
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
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