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Old March 14th, 2014, 14:56   #15
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Originally Posted by FirestormX View Post
Doing a downgrade on a spring in a gearbox isn't too difficult. Watch a youtube video, follow along, and you should be able to do it without much problem.
...Maybe do that once you've got a backup gun, though.

Most people seem to run a separate gun for indoor vs outdoor (that's what I usually do), both to save work on downgrading the gun, as well as for the gun's size. For example, it's not as much fun to go around a corner with a full length M4, as it is to come around with something like a P90.

There are some AEGs with quick-change, or easy-change springs or upper half of the gear box, but those aren't very common.

Gas blowbacks (GBBRs) have a functional bolt, similar to a real gun, that can adjust their velocity - either by modifying or swapping a valve, or loosening/tightening something for a quick adjust. Or, you can just have a separate bolt that you drop into your gun. I use the separate bolt method as well.

So in summary, the easiest and most common thing to do is to have a separate gun for indoors and outdoors - both to save the work of swapping the spring at the beginning and end of every season, as well as to have two different form factors in your weapons.
yesssss….so another gun is the way to go! lol :nod:

thanks firestorm!
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