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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 11th, 2014, 00:21
Replies: 2
Views: 1,781
Posted By disasterarea
...latch cover? I feel like an idiot for this,...

...latch cover? I feel like an idiot for this, but I have no idea what you mean by that. As for the bolt catch, I understand those can be kinda wonky on airsoft guns. The one on my APS Guardian Match...
Forum: Reviews March 3rd, 2014, 01:40
Replies: 89
Views: 30,284
Posted By disasterarea
Still no sign of a new website, or any activity...

Still no sign of a new website, or any activity on Facebook. $5 says they're gone and anybody with outstanding orders is outta luck. Glad I didn't order anything from that last sale, I never had any...
Forum: Newbie Tank December 28th, 2012, 15:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,209
Posted By disasterarea
Well, to hell with that, AirsoftDepot got in some...

Well, to hell with that, AirsoftDepot got in some Dboys K98s and I've got one ordered. No weird red dots, no questions about how reliable the site is. And no tax on the day I ordered it, even better!
Forum: Newbie Tank December 12th, 2012, 01:04
Replies: 13
Views: 3,209
Posted By disasterarea
Eh, only verifier in the province is in St....

Eh, only verifier in the province is in St. John's, which is about five hours away. Don't have the funds or the time to go out again until probably...April or May. Totally slipped my mind or I...
Forum: Newbie Tank December 11th, 2012, 17:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,209
Posted By disasterarea
Oh, crap, no. I wish it was a K98k. But those are...

Oh, crap, no. I wish it was a K98k. But those are about $450 in the States, and more like $500 or more in Canada, not to mention the exceptionally limited availability.
Forum: Newbie Tank December 11th, 2012, 15:37
Replies: 13
Views: 3,209
Posted By disasterarea
Buying Online From Forest City Surplus?

I was just browsing their site today, and I noticed they've got a really good sale on the G&G G98. I've been wanting a bolt-action gas gun for a while now, and even though the G98 isn't quite what I...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 13th, 2012, 01:18
Replies: 23
Views: 3,798
Posted By disasterarea
Yeah, that would tend to be my opinion too....

Yeah, that would tend to be my opinion too. Canadian retailers really, really need to adjust the hell out of their prices to stay competitive with the new import regs. One Canadian site has an A&K...
Forum: Accessories Discussion September 15th, 2012, 18:36
Replies: 12
Views: 5,157
Posted By disasterarea
Have you thought about going with a self-winding...

Have you thought about going with a self-winding STANAG-type mag? Wouldn't be right from a sim perspective on a Mk 46 (the real one omits the STANAG magwell and only feeds from a belt), but it's an...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 4th, 2012, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,895
Posted By disasterarea
Mind the safety, and do something with the pin...

Mind the safety, and do something with the pin holding the trigger group in. Far as I can tell, if the latter fails, the former does too. I can't get the safety lever to engage the trigger after I...
Forum: Canadian Airsoft News Stand July 24th, 2012, 01:40
Replies: 17
Views: 17,993
Posted By disasterarea
I interpreted the title of this thread completely...

I interpreted the title of this thread completely wrong. I had visions of a post-apocalyptic M4 when I clicked that link.
Forum: General July 20th, 2012, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 2,452
Posted By disasterarea
I don't know anything about who owns it, but my...

I don't know anything about who owns it, but my god that's ugly. And if you can't find it, looks like it'd be a pretty easy build (outside the stock, which looks like JB Weld and hope).
Forum: Newbie Tank June 28th, 2012, 20:04
Replies: 30
Views: 7,706
Posted By disasterarea
TA really do need to get their shit together,...

TA really do need to get their shit together, especially with the new import regs and a certain new online retailer. Nobody is going to pay what they're pricing at when the same item is available now...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 28th, 2012, 01:59
Replies: 3
Views: 2,989
Posted By disasterarea
Yeah, I've got an Echo 1 M14 (CYMA rebrand), and...

Yeah, I've got an Echo 1 M14 (CYMA rebrand), and the metal isn't particularly great. Finish wears, and there's the notorious problem with the bolt assembly as well.
Forum: Accessories Discussion June 28th, 2012, 01:54
Replies: 2
Views: 2,407
Posted By disasterarea
SAW Ammo Pouch

I picked up an A&K M249 recently, mostly as a display piece. I'm looking to replace the oversized box mag that comes with it, ideally for cheap. I have stubby arms and I can't hold it properly with...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 30th, 2012, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,896
Posted By disasterarea
Reputable Canadian Stores?

I'm wondering if there's any kind of list of go/no-go online retailers in Canada. I've dealt with TorontoAirsoft and Revolution, both are great, but I'm looking for info on a couple more. I know...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 24th, 2012, 00:46
Replies: 9
Views: 3,099
Posted By disasterarea
I do, but isn't posting retailer links outside...

I do, but isn't posting retailer links outside the AV section against the rules? Or has that changed recently?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 24th, 2012, 00:41
Replies: 9
Views: 3,099
Posted By disasterarea
Cybergun SIG556?

I've got a couple questions regarding this thing before I buy. One, what's the actual manufacturer? I've heard King Arms, JP and CYMA, and there's no clear answer online. Second, it will fit any...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 16th, 2012, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 3,046
Posted By disasterarea
Five minutes in Google gives you all of them,...

Five minutes in Google gives you all of them, jackass.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 15th, 2012, 15:13
Replies: 4
Views: 2,198
Posted By disasterarea
Nope, the SOCOM is a bit shorter than what I'd...

Nope, the SOCOM is a bit shorter than what I'd want to go. I think it requires some kind of modification to the gas tube or the handguard.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 14th, 2012, 22:55
Replies: 4
Views: 2,198
Posted By disasterarea
M14 Scout Squad?

I picked up an Echo1 M14 recently, and I've been wondering: does anyone make an 18" barrel (outer and inner) to fit a TM-pattern AEG? Specifically, what I'm thinking of is something to replicate the...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 12th, 2012, 19:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,544
Posted By disasterarea
Buy a tube of Krazy Glue, a standard wood grip...

Buy a tube of Krazy Glue, a standard wood grip set, and a dime. Figure the rest out yourself.
Forum: Newbie Tank February 6th, 2012, 00:50
Replies: 3
Views: 2,250
Posted By disasterarea
Looks to me that the MCT2 uses a G36 length...

Looks to me that the MCT2 uses a G36 length barrel and the MCT1 uses a G36C one. Where did you see that both lengths are the same?
Forum: General January 14th, 2012, 23:12
Replies: 14
Views: 4,599
Posted By disasterarea
All depends on who's making them. NATO ammo is...

All depends on who's making them. NATO ammo is usually red, but Warsaw Pact/Eastern Bloc/whatever tracers are usually green.
Forum: Newbie Tank December 22nd, 2011, 22:19
Replies: 10
Views: 2,284
Posted By disasterarea
I'm inclined to think it's probably an ARES...

I'm inclined to think it's probably an ARES rebrand, could be wrong.
Forum: Newbie Tank December 22nd, 2011, 22:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,284
Posted By disasterarea
Clear TAR-21?

I just stumbled across this, and I'm curious as to whether it might be an import option cheaper than buying from inside Canada. I'm aware the restricted component (ie: the receiver) isn't clear, but...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 20th, 2011, 23:09
Replies: 69
Views: 15,678
Posted By disasterarea
I personally think the worst part of that is the...

I personally think the worst part of that is the top cover rail. That's just unnatural.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 8th, 2011, 16:42
Replies: 6
Views: 2,782
Posted By disasterarea
Yeah, as long as you're not cutting off the inner...

Yeah, as long as you're not cutting off the inner barrel as well. Might look a bit rough, though.
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 6th, 2011, 00:00
Replies: 12
Views: 4,588
Posted By disasterarea
007 have a thing like that in stock. ...

007 have a thing like that in stock.
https://www.007airsoft.com/product.php?cat=9&sub=36&view=256
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 4th, 2011, 20:35
Replies: 6
Views: 2,282
Posted By disasterarea
One last thing: putting on a SIR/CASV rail would...

One last thing: putting on a SIR/CASV rail would necessitate the removal of the one already on the upper flattop, right? It'd go screwed in to the mount points on the flattop?
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 2nd, 2011, 22:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,282
Posted By disasterarea
Ha, okay, I didn't think of trying to get the cap...

Ha, okay, I didn't think of trying to get the cap off. Will give that a go tomorrow.
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 1st, 2011, 14:31
Replies: 6
Views: 2,282
Posted By disasterarea
Yeah, the grub screw I'm used to. The pins just...

Yeah, the grub screw I'm used to. The pins just look flimsy as all hell is the problem. As for the buffer screw, where should I be looking? It's not at the back as far as I can tell, there's just a...
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 1st, 2011, 14:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,282
Posted By disasterarea
CA M15A4 Sportline Rails and Stocks

I'm thinking of modifying my new M15A4 from the old-style M4A1 with a round forearm and CAR sliding stock to something with a SIR/S-System forend and a Vltor or CTR stock. I've got two questions: I...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 24th, 2011, 23:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,666
Posted By disasterarea
JB-Weld or epoxy. The single most useful thing...

JB-Weld or epoxy. The single most useful thing for working with plastic since it was invented.
Forum: General November 19th, 2011, 02:11
Replies: 42
Views: 8,363
Posted By disasterarea
Man, if I wasn't broke, I'd be all over that...

Man, if I wasn't broke, I'd be all over that Trinity glass. It'd go great with the other weird shit I keep around here.
Forum: General November 19th, 2011, 00:32
Replies: 42
Views: 8,363
Posted By disasterarea
That is fucking awesome. Any idea where you might...

That is fucking awesome. Any idea where you might be able to get some now?
Forum: General November 1st, 2011, 14:43
Replies: 78
Views: 21,744
Posted By disasterarea
+1 to you. Second post in this thread should be...

+1 to you. Second post in this thread should be the end of it, if the cops don't have a problem with it, then it's not an issue. You lot are far too paranoid.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 25th, 2011, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 3,386
Posted By disasterarea
Looks a bit like a Remington 700 action in a...

Looks a bit like a Remington 700 action in a chassis system to me. Reminds me a bit of the Savage 110 BA series.
Forum: Airsoft Media October 20th, 2011, 15:55
Replies: 540
Views: 330,523
Posted By disasterarea
These are awesome. One thing I'd like to see more...

These are awesome. One thing I'd like to see more of, though, is race guns that aren't built on 1911 frames. I know 1911s are awesome, and that the 1911 platform is easy as hell to modify, but as...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 18th, 2011, 17:35
Replies: 8
Views: 2,957
Posted By disasterarea
Does Shootsoft Still Suck?

I remember when I joined Shootsoft and BuyAirsoft.ca had terrible reputations. Has this changed at all, or what?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 13th, 2011, 15:16
Replies: 57
Views: 18,002
Posted By disasterarea
Shotguns?

Why does there seem to be such a lack of awesome shotguns in airsoft? I know there are some that work fine, but aesthetically they're mostly terrible. The "870" models in particular, the ones that...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 10th, 2011, 01:13
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
That's fine, all I wanted to know was whether it...

That's fine, all I wanted to know was whether it could be done with a stock receiver. And FYI, just because I don't want to spend $1000 on something that'd be half that anywhere else doesn't mean...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 9th, 2011, 23:41
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
I'm just not hugely interested in playing...

I'm just not hugely interested in playing anyways. Always been more of a collector/tinkerer, which is the other part of why I haven't gotten AV'd, spending a backload of cash on something that's not...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 9th, 2011, 17:23
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
No, as far as I'm aware there's only one verifier...

No, as far as I'm aware there's only one verifier here, and he's in St. John's, which is a 5-hour drive from here, plus gas and a place to stay. So it's not really feasible to go all that distance...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 9th, 2011, 16:29
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
I'm nowhere near Edmonton, anything I order is...

I'm nowhere near Edmonton, anything I order is online through their website. I'm stuck in central Newfoundland, the absolute middle of nowhere.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 9th, 2011, 00:02
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
No, I was asking if I needed a new metal body....

No, I was asking if I needed a new metal body. Getting AV'd is kind of a pain in the ass at the moment, and pointless to boot because there's one AVer in the province, 500 klicks away, and as far as...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 8th, 2011, 23:49
Replies: 20
Views: 6,022
Posted By disasterarea
SVD Folding Stock To Fixed

I picked up that Aftermath SVD Cabela's has now for something to fuck with, and I'm wondering how much work it would be to convert the SVDS-type side-folding stock to a standard wood fixed model. I'm...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 3rd, 2011, 22:49
Replies: 18
Views: 6,621
Posted By disasterarea
That's a VSR clone, isn't it? I'd google the...

That's a VSR clone, isn't it? I'd google the specific name of it, you can usually get some good stuff that way.
Forum: General September 26th, 2011, 14:37
Replies: 7
Views: 4,495
Posted By disasterarea
Yeah, the only airsoft gun that probably costs...

Yeah, the only airsoft gun that probably costs more than an actual one. Something like $1200, wasn't it? Not counting the Systema PTWs that run $1800+. 'Course, I'd bet there's more Mosin-Nagants out...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 16th, 2011, 00:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,790
Posted By disasterarea
Most likely.

Most likely.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 21st, 2011, 19:03
Replies: 14
Views: 5,713
Posted By disasterarea
Ah, the M14 boatanchor kit. I don't get why stuff...

Ah, the M14 boatanchor kit. I don't get why stuff like this is so popular. What's wrong with wood and steel?
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