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Forum: Doctor's Corner August 1st, 2020, 20:35
Replies: 4
Views: 5,082
Posted By Ratters
Doctors out to lunch

Yeah, I noticed the same thing while I was being a couch potato covid chairsofter. It bugged me at first but then I thought hmm, ok. Good training to transition from dot to actual sites or invest in...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 19th, 2020, 23:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By Ratters
Updated info: Nova has now released an upgrade...

Updated info: Nova has now released an upgrade slide and outer barrel kit for the gen 4
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 19th, 2020, 14:49
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By Ratters
2020 TM Glock 17 Gen 4

There are those times in my life when someone's said "don't buy it yet and wait for them to work out the bugs first" generally this pops up a red flag and it's considered.

The new TM Glock 17 Gen...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 15th, 2020, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 5,391
Posted By Ratters
slide sticking

Some brand new pistols have casting "flashings" on the frame (usually the lower) that can be skimmed over and knocked down flat with a fine flat file. If there's any up and down slop in the slide...
Forum: Movies/Video Games/Sci-fi June 14th, 2020, 15:33
Replies: 17
Views: 25,205
Posted By Ratters
peak time covid rapid transit

That's good to know. It seems like importation is a coin toss and your side came up this time round. Lucky.

I hope it improves for everyone across the board
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 12th, 2020, 12:55
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
It looks like I got lucky having a TM HK45T that...

It looks like I got lucky having a TM HK45T that functions correctly (as far as the reliability of the slide locking function goes without the suppressor on. It has still been 100% reliable for me to...
Forum: Movies/Video Games/Sci-fi June 12th, 2020, 12:28
Replies: 17
Views: 25,205
Posted By Ratters
Russian Gear and accessories

Some of the Russian sites, Gray shop, etc. Would carry the bayonet in rubber and tourniquet along with other items that might fit what you're after. Shipping is reasonable but may take a while to...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 6th, 2020, 21:11
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
The fix is in folks, you can thank me later for the doubters

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60585

60586You know those bins of springs and screws and all that crap we accumulate over the years? That stuff we sometime say "maybe I should turf it because i'll never use it"?...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 6th, 2020, 12:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
breaking news on the TM HK45/T and VFC HK45CT slide lock back dilemma.

Yesterday it was determined that a third TM HK45 exhibited the exact same problem of the slide not locking back or partial lock backs or no lock back at all, with or without the suppressor attached....
Forum: General June 5th, 2020, 16:18
Replies: 1,260
Views: 1,048,167
Posted By Ratters
parcels from abroad

I have two parcels in the Cdn twilight zone. One from Russia, the other from Germany.

Tracking throughout Russia and Germany was impressive and for those who complain about shipping costs, this...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 4th, 2020, 20:01
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Ratters
holster for hk45t series

OK thanks guys, I'll take those into consideration. I might end up going route with a open bottomed Condor because they're easy to find, IWI also makes one but has anyone come across a replica LBT...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 4th, 2020, 19:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
patience is a virtue

Hey folks, I wanted to share with you that the pistol, one of them anyway, the TM HK45T is functioning as it should with all grommets and all original parts in place with the only upgrade currently...
Forum: Gear Discussion June 3rd, 2020, 15:17
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By Ratters
help needed. HK45CT with suppressor holster

I'm looking for some holster guidance. I would like it to fit both the 45CT and the 45T with or without the barrel attachment.

Please point me in the right direction

Drop leg or rig mount ok...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 3rd, 2020, 14:27
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
Airsoft: it's a love / hate relationship

next day test: one o-ring was added forward of the conical rubber buffer to reduce the possibility of slide over-travel.

lock of the slide with empty magazine activating the slide catch was...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 3rd, 2020, 04:14
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
solution, what solution

Here's an update. I have had success with the slide catch engaging but I had to make sacrifices.

This pistol, the TM HK45T uses a conical shaped rubber buffer / stabilizer on the recoil rod, along...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 2nd, 2020, 12:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,112
Posted By Ratters
slide lock non lock puzzler HK45T and Umarex HK45CT

Hi folks, so i've got this thing going on that's got me scratching my head.

Two pistols, both tacticals have this common, repeating problem of only wanting to lock the slide back when the shorty,...
Forum: General June 1st, 2020, 12:44
Replies: 181
Views: 114,997
Posted By Ratters
hang back, suppress and be their eyes and ears

Fifty in a year boys. Being an old timer has its advantages, farting dust after you've run up (if you can run) to take cover and whisper "oh shit I've gone too far up the middle" gives the new blood...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 1st, 2020, 12:16
Replies: 0
Views: 1,254
Posted By Ratters
TM got it right with their HK45 Tactical, so can your VFC / Umarex

Clearly i spoke too soon....fp

See my Doctors corner post
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 27th, 2020, 13:01
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Ratters
VFC/Umarex Hop up issues

What tends to happen is the factory hop bar heavily indents the hop rubber depending on it's degree, reducing the amount of sustainable pressure across the top of the hop rubber.

The easiest...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 27th, 2020, 12:36
Replies: 37
Views: 26,618
Posted By Ratters
VP9

I also own a two-tone Umarex/VFC VP9. It's been good to me and floats heavier bb's out quite well.

The kick is fantastic and the grip comfort / hold feels really good.

My concern is the lack...
Forum: Airsoft Media May 27th, 2020, 11:58
Replies: 1,584
Views: 1,203,237
Posted By Ratters
my latest family member

Umarex/VFC/KSC HK45CT (with incorrect for this pistol but cool anyway, full trades MKII Tac Light)60571
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 26th, 2020, 14:02
Replies: 4
Views: 2,602
Posted By Ratters
From what I have researched I would agree with...

From what I have researched I would agree with everyone's troubleshoot but I would start with the cutoff lever. Check my previous posts on how to reinforce a KA P90 and a mag feed fix that gave me...
Forum: General March 26th, 2020, 01:08
Replies: 6
Views: 3,474
Posted By Ratters
P90

Thanks "Ohm" let me know how it works. I also used a thin, shim size toothpick sized strip of industrial nylon strapping and super glued it to the front face of the upper body seam. Flat sanded so...
Forum: General February 5th, 2020, 17:02
Replies: 2
Views: 2,399
Posted By Ratters
as of 2020-02-03 18:13:52 it is reported China...

as of 2020-02-03 18:13:52 it is reported China Postal Services back up and running with limited drop off and processing hours.
Forum: General February 5th, 2020, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 2,399
Posted By Ratters
China Postal Service

Please post updates as they come in.

Thank-you
Forum: Reviews January 19th, 2020, 20:47
Replies: 0
Views: 2,293
Posted By Ratters
PPS Bizon 3

I picked this up a week ago, had some time to go through it so I thought I would share my experiences with it so far.

The Bizon 3 is an smg in the the most unique form. From its cantilever,...
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 12th, 2020, 11:34
Replies: 1
Views: 4,466
Posted By Ratters
LCT 74 mags tend to be brittle, especially when...

LCT 74 mags tend to be brittle, especially when you're trying them in another aeg and you're not careful. The front tab tends to break off or crack if you persuade it too much.

VFC and G&P are...
Forum: General December 31st, 2019, 23:56
Replies: 83
Views: 21,220
Posted By Ratters
stranger in a strange land

Reminds me of the bitcoin guy who (potentially) faked his own demise in India and the laptops and passwords never recovered, (or were they)? pulling off fingernails one at a time with a pair of rusty...
Forum: General December 27th, 2019, 01:15
Replies: 0
Views: 3,941
Posted By Ratters
It's always buyer beware

Something interesting and worth sharing has been occurring over the past few days.

An overseas retailer whose name I choose not to share has decided that instead of allowing a purchase to go...
Forum: General December 21st, 2019, 21:57
Replies: 83
Views: 21,220
Posted By Ratters
Ding Dong please come along

One thing i've learnt in life is that respect is given as a default to anyone you know or meet. At least it should be based on a 50/50 split of reciprocation. Anyone who is a chum of this fellow...
Forum: General December 20th, 2019, 03:15
Replies: 83
Views: 21,220
Posted By Ratters
Thoroughly impaled on his own d*ng

Is it just me or does it look like he's got some sort of regular flow when it comes to items? I hope these potential sales weren't back door deals with customer returns from some retailer. Purely...
Forum: General December 18th, 2019, 13:41
Replies: 83
Views: 21,220
Posted By Ratters
Impaled on his own d@ng

Probably super busy (let's hope) I feel for you guys. Someone please remind him that comms are everything, deal with good comms from start to finish scores him happy creds and you're golden. ...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 15th, 2019, 16:41
Replies: 4
Views: 2,965
Posted By Ratters
I have contact!

Have you checked to see if the selector plate contacts are the issue? Sometimes they are not flush up enough and can cause issues making a positive contact to the trigger unit. Heat will also make...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 15th, 2019, 16:24
Replies: 4
Views: 2,490
Posted By Ratters
ak mind meld

This line of suggestion does not in any way undermine your years in the sport or your experience. When I saw "AK" mentioned I was thinking "OOOH! and opportunity for me to type something on my...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 15th, 2019, 15:07
Replies: 12
Views: 5,449
Posted By Ratters
mp9

There are two long but smaller diameter springs that run along the inside edge of the nozzle to the body (I can't remember their function) but they do at times get completely destroyed and this could...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 15th, 2019, 15:04
Replies: 12
Views: 5,449
Posted By Ratters
mp9

There are two long but smaller diameter springs that run along the inside edge of the nozzle to the body (I can't remember their function) but they do at times get completely destroyed and this could...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 23rd, 2019, 20:49
Replies: 3
Views: 3,029
Posted By Ratters
nozzle dilemma

G36's use two different lengths long/short
AK's use two different lengths long/short
MP5 series / MP5K, two different lengths long/short

as do many others.

You've already won half the battle...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 21st, 2019, 16:14
Replies: 2
Views: 2,524
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 August 21st, 2019, 15:56
Replies: 25
Views: 7,486
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: 2,909
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: 6
Views: 3,474
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: 6
Views: 3,474
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: 2,909
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: 8,008
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: 6
Views: 3,474
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: 16,153
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: 1,209
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: 2,803
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: 19
Views: 6,444
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: 19
Views: 6,444
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...
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