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Forum: Airsoft Media Yesterday, 17:21
Replies: 1,013
Views: 659,212
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: 13
Views: 1,956
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: 3,658
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: 8
Views: 2,520
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: 2,725
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: 2,725
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: 3,257
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: 4,806
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: 1,710
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: 719
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: 535
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: 518
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: 3,506
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: 1,892
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: 4,186
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: 4,066
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: 485
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: 1,892
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: 53,513
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: 2,116
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: 2,225
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: 1,789
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: 1,757
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: 20,286
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: 2,510
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: 89,590
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: 2,225
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...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 28th, 2018, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 4,450
Posted By Ratters
Make sure your nozzle length is matched to your...

Make sure your nozzle length is matched to your bucking and its not over or under extended. Check the hop unit itself to see if it's machined true. Ares guns (some models) Have very bad tolerances...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 15th, 2015, 17:03
Replies: 1
Views: 1,169
Posted By Ratters
Ares M60E Nozzle type or length

Hi, does anyone know what the stock nozzle length or type is for this aeg?
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 7th, 2015, 02:09
Replies: 54
Views: 27,238
Posted By Ratters
Ares G36C and 36 variants

One thing that's commonly know but maybe not commonly shared is that the HOD button, the bolt lock-back Holding Open Device also acts as the anti-reversal latch release which of course takes the...
Forum: Reviews February 20th, 2014, 21:27
Replies: 6
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ratters
Ares G36

You know that cool bolt holding open device behind the trigger guard that also acts as your anti-reversal latch release? DO NOT fire the gun with the cocking handle locked back. Best suggestion:...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 9th, 2013, 06:14
Replies: 0
Views: 1,516
Posted By Ratters
wanting to install Daniel Defence RIS on my Ares L85A2

Hi, has anyone managed to do this on theirs or somebody elses Ares L85A2?
I'd love to know if it works, whats needed, any mods needed, cut, dremelled, etc. any guidance here would be hugely...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 27th, 2012, 17:31
Replies: 6
Views: 3,183
Posted By Ratters
Thanks folks, much appreciated input. I've since...

Thanks folks, much appreciated input. I've since traded my second M60E3 off but if i find yet ANOTHER lol I'll try this route.
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 23rd, 2012, 18:50
Replies: 32
Views: 21,432
Posted By Ratters
Wink Lipo Resurrection

So after killing a lipo or two I thought I'd do a little research. I came across a R/C forum which suggests using a NiCd or NiMh slow charge @ .3c till you hit 3.25 volts then charge it with a lipo...
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 17th, 2012, 23:07
Replies: 2
Views: 3,079
Posted By Ratters
Cybergun V1 in a TM FAMAS!

Does anyone know or have heard through others whether a Cybergun V1 gearbox will fit in a TM FAMAS?
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 10th, 2012, 22:08
Replies: 6
Views: 3,183
Posted By Ratters
Mk43 nozzel leak

Hi, has anyone had a chance to discover the massive air leak issue around the factory Ares Mk43 nozzel? Turns out nobody makes an airseal nozzel for this thing... Or do they?? if you know where to...
Forum: General March 10th, 2012, 15:41
Replies: 26
Views: 9,734
Posted By Ratters
Absolutely I support new vendors, retailers,...

Absolutely I support new vendors, retailers, suppliers to advertise here. There are so many manufacturers overseas just waiting to move their products into north America and at competative prices...
Forum: General March 9th, 2012, 15:24
Replies: 26
Views: 9,734
Posted By Ratters
cs@aresairsoft.com Belle or Chrystal are...

cs@aresairsoft.com

Belle or Chrystal are awesome, response time was shockingly quick.

Fanky also deserves BIG kudos

Try them out! I"m sure they'd love the attention.

Cheers
Forum: General March 9th, 2012, 09:06
Replies: 26
Views: 9,734
Posted By Ratters
Ares Airsoft sits up and pays attention

Being the proud new owner of a Mk43 which was gently used and slightly abused I was quick to begin my search for replacement parts.

First off was the boxmag. 4000 rounds of plastic spewing...
Forum: General February 28th, 2012, 02:18
Replies: 14
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ratters
parts order

Ok, to my absolute amazement my parts arrived today. Only 4-5 months late and after i've already sold the pistols the parts were for!

More frustrating than a one armed man, hanging off a cliff...
Forum: General February 10th, 2012, 18:41
Replies: 14
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ratters
Cue Smeagols "The Thievesssss"!

in this case "potential Thief".


I'm generally a pretty easy going guy and believe in fair and honest trades and dealings with fellow folks in the airsoft community. As much as I hate to turn up...
Forum: General January 25th, 2012, 16:39
Replies: 14
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ratters
*UPDATE* Received a message from Lokisama today....

*UPDATE* Received a message from Lokisama today. He was indeed tied up with personal issues that needed his undivided attention. All issues and concerns solved, all is water uinder the bridge now.
...
Forum: General January 19th, 2012, 02:38
Replies: 14
Views: 6,539
Posted By Ratters
Is there honor among thieves?

Hi all, I want to post and share an on going experience that I'm hoping will have a positive outcome. Enjoy, don't hate, just learn.

Having spent MANY countless hours online and on ASC looking for...
Forum: AEG Solutions June 16th, 2010, 21:05
Replies: 5
Views: 10,289
Posted By Ratters
Sig misfires

Read before anything!

IF THE GUN IS NEW LISTEN TO ILLUSION!!!

If the gun is used you can consider my suggestions below

(TM sigs have many little screws all over the place. remember the...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 27th, 2010, 15:21
Replies: 36
Views: 26,612
Posted By Ratters
JG mags

Hello again!

I picked up some mags with an order and found they were tight. The front section locked in place but the rear tang that locks in the mag catch was too bulky.
This was easily...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 24th, 2010, 01:52
Replies: 36
Views: 26,612
Posted By Ratters
Simple solution to a common problem

Hello again! So as I've written before, my TM Mags worked initially with the ICS Sig.

I got lucky...well, initially. Last night I installed a Systema tightbore and the mags are now not...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 22nd, 2010, 22:29
Replies: 36
Views: 26,612
Posted By Ratters
Sig update

So I ran the ICS Sig 552 outdoors today and found the hop adjuster to be very touchy. Word of advice to myself, once dialed in Don't touch! and less oil.

Distance seemed average with it's short,...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 20th, 2010, 23:25
Replies: 8
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ratters
m11

Okay, good luck with it. It sounds like a unique type of hop setup on that one.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 20th, 2010, 22:43
Replies: 8
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ratters
new hop up

Hi, you may have trouble finding hop up parts for it . I know the KSC 93R uses a rolling type hop up with a tiny ball bearing. The M11's could be and probably are similar but maybe not the same...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 20th, 2010, 01:34
Replies: 8
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ratters
Firing issue

Hey Bud, I've got a KSC and one thing I found out is that these things are real particular about the type of BB's they want to spit out.
I have no problem whatsoever with the metaltech black .20's...
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