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Forum: Upgrades & Modifications Yesterday, 16:14
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Ratters
springy shims

shimming a gearbox is sort of like "measuring twice and cut once" but double and triple checked. There are a lot of moving parts inside a gearbox and a possible reason Krytac went with auto shimming...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion Yesterday, 15:56
Replies: 19
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ratters
my right to an opinion #2

What I have noticed during my brief time on this planet and in this country is that firearms and their POSITIVE influence in society has been diminished by snowflakes criminalizing them. Criminals...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 13th, 2019, 23:53
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Ratters
ok, you are welcome, good luck with it. Let me...

ok, you are welcome, good luck with it. Let me know how it works out.
Forum: General August 13th, 2019, 23:40
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Ratters
yeah, I'm not sure at all where they came from,...

yeah, I'm not sure at all where they came from, body pieces from some so-far unknown areas.

One piece showed up when I bought the aeg used, brought it home and began resurrecting it from its 88fps...
Forum: General August 13th, 2019, 16:38
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Ratters
refrain from the smackdown

Yes, totally agreed. Switch the smack down to a "press down" good point Spengler.

I can agree with you that the mags and the round build up of the bb feed tube ON the magazines themselves can be...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 13th, 2019, 16:25
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Ratters
A friend of mine has the same pistol. His issue...

A friend of mine has the same pistol. His issue was he would have to pull the trigger twice for it to fire. It seemed like it was either a sear issue or trigger spring/sear spring issue. I think what...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures August 11th, 2019, 11:32
Replies: 6
Views: 5,914
Posted By Ratters
Tactical training in BC

I would go and have a chin wag with the owner of Panther Paintball. He owns a vast amount of land, has a LARGE collection of military vehicles and combat vehicles on private land.

He is also a...
Forum: General August 10th, 2019, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Ratters
P90 mag feed issues requiring a smack down

Hi folks, this is a helpful solution i found that might work for you if you have experienced inconsistent feed issues. This is not about mags that simply feed like crap to begin with nor is it about...
Forum: AEG Solutions August 8th, 2019, 11:11
Replies: 15
Views: 11,812
Posted By Ratters
semi locking

It looks like everyone's solution to this problem is the correct solution. Which ultimately means you should do a complete gearbox service. Shimming, aoe mod, trigger plate inspection or replacement,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 31st, 2019, 12:51
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By Ratters
tm m4a1

These models were indeed brought into Canada as I worked directly with a man who imported them, 20 years ago, (approx)

I did also own the M4A1 and SR15(16) models at the time.

From what i know...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 30th, 2019, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Ratters
G@#!$#%!36

I would have to agree. Try finding the correct gearbox or pick up another G36. Good ones can be found for $180-$200. If you find an Ares, whatever you do, DO NOT press that anti-reversal "little...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 23rd, 2019, 15:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ratters
this episode of: will it break if i swing it at a tree

sometimes there's a saying, "Don't believe the hype" Sometimes a polished up turd is still just a turd.

To be honest my friend, most of us in the airsoft community have been where you are right...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 23rd, 2019, 14:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ratters
my two cents

Make sure you are shimming using the gearbox shell, gears and bushings only for initial test fitting.

test fit the shell halves by holding them together in your hand and use a small push device to...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 23rd, 2019, 14:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ratters
my two cents on gearboxs

Make sure you are shimming using the shell alone and gears shimmed only. test fit and us a small push device to test for side to side lateral slop in the gears by pushing back and forth on the gear...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 18th, 2019, 19:52
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By Ratters
Cyma aks74n

Very nice Afghanka style aeg, one of my favourite. What you need now is a bayonet, a Russian tourniquet holding a soviet era field dressing in the stock, a RP0-7 sight a GP-25, the buffer for the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 14th, 2019, 13:33
Replies: 42
Views: 5,397
Posted By Ratters
VFC dealers

Bottom line, we need more dealers bringing in VFC guns and accoutrements. Very nice quality imo
Forum: General July 10th, 2019, 20:50
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By Ratters
CYMA guns, my experience

CYMA is a TM spec clone. They were generally purchased as a less expensive alternative to higher end guns when everyone else was buying Classic Army and stuffing TM guts into them.

CYMA held its...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 8th, 2019, 19:41
Replies: 19
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ratters
Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child

When you watch local news stories with van loads of hoodlums terrorizing neighbourhoods, running people over with their cars, turning others into human pinatas on an everyday, average street corner....
Forum: Gear Discussion July 5th, 2019, 14:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ratters
pistol tools

I've only ever used the rubber mallet when all else has failed and I've lost my patience and I can't start the chainsaw
Forum: Gear Discussion July 4th, 2019, 23:04
Replies: 28
Views: 4,397
Posted By Ratters
Try here?

https://baofengtech.com/purchase

The ban (I've been informed) is for Commercial usage only in the US
Forum: General July 2nd, 2019, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ratters
Vals

My question is: Why is E&L not making them? Because that would be a solid and close to perfect rendition imho. There were Gen 1 E&L (Meister Arms) then there were Gen 2 E&L and then a fizzle. An E&L...
Forum: General June 24th, 2019, 21:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ratters
Vals

Come to think of it, I did see one on the wall at Trigger. That was a few weeks ago
Forum: General June 23rd, 2019, 19:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ratters
Vals

There are Russian manufacturers of Russian specific airsoft guns and items. How importation would work I have not a clue but my experience of communicating with the Russian shops has been positive...
Forum: Airsoft Media June 19th, 2019, 17:21
Replies: 1,013
Views: 677,114
Posted By Ratters
AK platforms I love to game

Tula stamped, Romanian gas-blocked LCT AK104
and Meister Arms AKS74N:tup:
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 17th, 2019, 20:44
Replies: 14
Views: 2,610
Posted By Ratters
ptdubs

what about this thing?

GBLS DAS Dynamic Action System GDR15 Blowback Airsoft AEG Training Rifle
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 17th, 2019, 18:08
Replies: 17
Views: 4,281
Posted By Ratters
74 two cents worth

try a Cyma metal ak hop up unit, prommy purple bucking or flat hop and a slightly longer than stock action army inner barrel. Some LCT ak's have their front site posts mounted off centre. always try...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 6th, 2019, 01:45
Replies: 19
Views: 3,984
Posted By Ratters
customer service matters

No, I have not ordered from Evike yet, I may in the future but I did order something from Moaihobby that was in poor condition so it wasn't shipped. They promised a full refund but haven't delivered...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 20th, 2019, 13:22
Replies: 1
Views: 3,025
Posted By Ratters
L85A2 issue

New tappet plate x2 and an Ares delayer is on the way. I will update post-op for those interested to know or those experiencing similar issue
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 17th, 2019, 03:25
Replies: 1
Views: 3,025
Posted By Ratters
Ares L85A2 gearbox drama

Not feeding currently, opened gb found tappet smudged on the rear underside face of engaging area by factory gear delayer nub. Tappet plate thin bar seems to be bending upwards under load, tappet...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 13th, 2019, 21:43
Replies: 5
Views: 3,536
Posted By Ratters
gear ratios

How will the battery types, motor types and different gear ratios affect the rate of fire? Example: A M60 or M16 or an AK47/74 having a true to real steel rate of fire
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 1st, 2019, 12:28
Replies: 6
Views: 5,067
Posted By Ratters
Rails, slings, gear, etc. Tends to be ok. Smg...

Rails, slings, gear, etc. Tends to be ok. Smg body pins, top covers, mag releases in some circumstances are possibly banned. Usually the website you're ordering from will state yae or nae regarding...
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 12th, 2019, 10:15
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By Ratters
jb or epoxy

Rainyeyes is right. mix up some jb weld or two part epoxy. use a toothpick or pin and apply it around the inside hole but be aware of the build up inside the hole when it dries because some of those...
Forum: General March 10th, 2019, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By Ratters
Thumbs up smash it against a tree and rage

Personal opinion here, some may agree or disagree on some points. Markets dry up on used aeg's and gbb's because sellers are not always honest about ALL KNOWN issues and are attempting to recover the...
Forum: General March 9th, 2019, 15:09
Replies: 0
Views: 678
Posted By Ratters
airsoft collectors and enthusiasts club

I am reaching out to the airsoft community for assistance. I may have the use of space on a donation basis paid to the property owner which is a non profit entity. Other non profit groups use this...
Forum: Gear Discussion February 13th, 2019, 12:14
Replies: 0
Views: 747
Posted By Ratters
Battle jacket Pat 83

Does anyone know a reputable service, preferably around the lower mainland (Vancouver, Burnaby, surrey area) who can replace Velcro, buckles and a general freshen up on a South African Pat 83 ?...
Forum: General February 9th, 2019, 01:26
Replies: 16
Views: 4,029
Posted By Ratters
Originally my interest was anything firearm...

Originally my interest was anything firearm related. I built a MP40 out of wood in the garage as a kid. I then began buying and building Marushin Plug Fire pistols, assault rifles and smg's. This was...
Forum: General February 9th, 2019, 01:04
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By Ratters
Uzi fever

Thanks for your input on my post. I picked up a 2011 kWc model today for a good price. I'm impressed with the internal build and I can live with the plastic body and made in Taiwan stamped into it. I...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 31st, 2019, 12:12
Replies: 10
Views: 4,566
Posted By Ratters
Two piece hop up

Are they really that bad? I've been gaming an Echo1 Stag Arms M16 and I've had my concerns about the two piece hop unit. But to be honest it's been fantastic on the field, zero misfires and I chrono...
Forum: General January 30th, 2019, 03:39
Replies: 13
Views: 4,551
Posted By Ratters
Retailers

General rule of thumb is if you can purchase directly, as in showing up in person, I would recommend this for any airsoft purchase. Even better if the shop has an area to shoot it plus with a chrono....
Forum: General January 28th, 2019, 13:02
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By Ratters
Panther Paintball Jan. 27 2019 old timers day

Found a red dot during gameplay. Let me know if it's yours
Forum: General December 4th, 2018, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,077
Posted By Ratters
Uzi does it

If any airsoft manufacturers were to take on the challenge of reproducing a 1:1 aeg or gbb version of the original issue IMI Uzi 9mm with wooden / folding stock who would currently do it? This is a...
Forum: General September 15th, 2018, 13:13
Replies: 162
Views: 56,933
Posted By Ratters
not farting dust yet

DHEA and CoQ10 with PQQ work wonders if the geezer hound is snapping at your ass but you still want to light people up on the field. Of course always consult your doctor before taking any additional...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 1st, 2018, 15:59
Replies: 12
Views: 2,427
Posted By Ratters
Cyma needs love too

Nobody has mentioned Cyma MP5's so here are my two bits. They are a two pin take down design (I believe) to access your barrel and hop unit. if it's not your primary it's great as a back up...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 14th, 2018, 11:22
Replies: 2
Views: 2,425
Posted By Ratters
VP9 Upgrades

hop bucking looks like a TM VSR/Pistol type. Glock 18C upgrade barrels have been reported to work. On a stock VP9 If you're finding it shooting low and under-hopping take apart the hop unit, wrap two...
Forum: General June 2nd, 2018, 13:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By Ratters
Age Verifier

I'll be an age verifier if an extra one is needed in the Surrey, Delta, New Westminster area. I've been an active member in good standing since 2003 and involved in airsoft since 1986. Not sure how...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 16th, 2018, 16:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By Ratters
1911

post a pic of what it's doing if you can. sounds like the piston is hanging up on something. Always test fire a pistol at a store AFTER you buy it because if there's a problem at the store it should...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 16th, 2018, 16:17
Replies: 36
Views: 21,223
Posted By Ratters
VP9 Take down lever

Has anyone run into issues with their VP9 going back together after cleaning or adjusting the hop up? I lubed where the barrel block slots into the slide, seems to have made it easier finding that...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 16th, 2018, 14:40
Replies: 5
Views: 2,687
Posted By Ratters
The Ares is supposed to be a 1/1 scale. An Afghan...

The Ares is supposed to be a 1/1 scale. An Afghan surplus "Riflecraft Limited England" ris will fit the gun with some filing. Monkey metal is always a concern so locking the front ris down to the...
Forum: Canadian May 11th, 2018, 15:43
Replies: 123
Views: 92,979
Posted By Ratters
oh$#!toh$#!t

Just think "Serpico". Still, I'd prefer a double action any day if seconds count. If you're in tight its easy to fumble getting that hammer back.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 10th, 2018, 19:34
Replies: 2
Views: 2,425
Posted By Ratters
VP9 barrel upgrades

I've heard that a Glockenspiel inner barrel will work but more input from others experiences would be appreciated. As for the hop bucking VSR? Like I said I heard it might work, not saying it will...
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