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are all high cap springs the same? to put into context have broken the spring (the main one which keeps a "charge" of BB's) on my ICS c-mag and I've done a bodge job but would much prefer a reinforced one.

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are all high cap springs the same? to put into context have broken the spring (the main one which keeps a "charge" of BB's) on my ICS c-mag and I've done a bodge job but would much prefer a reinforced one.

No. Some brands are notoriously bad. eg elite force mags. But with their springs replaced or extended they work normally.

 

I don't know where you can get better springs, but I hear MAG are good.

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I've been looking this morning for some boots and found Bates Spyder Falcon 8" for £50. Any owners around ? I'm quite wide on my feet and easily develop soft corns between toes. I'm tempted to get a size 10, I usually wear 9, 9,5.

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Which is better for the gearbox/battery/motor etc, firing a 1000 rounds on auto or a 1000 on semi? Would it make any difference?

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Belive me sir, I've been watching those boots for quite a while and the Lowa as well, but at this point I can't just throw 160 at them. I did try them and they feel great but its 160 quid man. You can find for less but still.

As for my experience with MilitaryOps still didn't got an answer from them. I did got an email today asking me if I received the return label or if I sent it to them. But apart from that no way of contacting them. That phone number is useless, nobody picks it up.

Coming back to your choice, I've read somewhere this day some reviews about this boot that after few months of wear it start to leak event from the weet grass.

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Coming back to your choice, I've read somewhere this day some reviews about this boot that after few months of wear it start to leak event from the weet grass.

Seriously doubt that moisture from walking in wet grass will find its way in.

Insides are gore-tex so that keeps your feet dry but if you dont apply a waterproofing agent to the outsides every so often then you will eventually get issues.

Most people who post things like that in reviews are idiots who don't know how to look after their kit. Or dont realise that you can end up with wet toes from your own sweaty feet.

 

Also most of the bad reviews are about the quest 4d not the updated quest 4d 2.

The only place I look for hiking gear reviews is here

 

http://m.outdoorgearlab.com/Hiking-Boots-Reviews/Salomon-Quest-4D-II-GTX

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Which is better for the gearbox/battery/motor etc, firing a 1000 rounds on auto or a 1000 on semi? Would it make any difference?

 

fired off very quickly 1k full auto generates more heat/friction and the impact or resonance of hitting the cylinder head is worse

 

lots of semi spamming in short time places stress on mosfet/wiring - well definately mosfet as semi spamming is a test that many fake/clone mosfets just die doing. Over time the trigger stop in gearbox can break but that is over long time sustained semi use and box would have to fairly crap to begin with

 

brill armoury I think does a 1min 30rps test = 1,800 shots fired in 60 secs to shut some polarstar user up on his vid (dry firing)

but a badly built shimmed box will not like that due to extra stress from poor build - his builds are very finely assembled

 

but yeah a 1k continuous full auto test is very likely to create more wear/heat than say 1k on semi I would say

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Which is better for the gearbox/battery/motor etc, firing a 1000 rounds on auto or a 1000 on semi? Would it make any difference?

 

Is that 1000 in one go? :P

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can do 4k+ on electric box mag in one go - if gearbox would survive

(I wouldn't chance it - not that stupid or reached the walk on water level of teching yet - still merely paddling without falling over head first)

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Stupid question as its early to work....on mobile.....I will beat blocking of Internet!!

 

Took my flash hider off last night but just cannot get it back on so the lug is at the bottom again..... Any advice??

It's like what ever I do or rotation start, it never works!!! Haha

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OMG - the gun is shagged now

 

plop a small o-ring on and you can squish it into place

some have a tiny grub screw to lock it into exact place for any autistic players out there

(I'm one of them btw)

 

actually I have wondered does a flash hider alter the effects of the bb exiting at all

eg:

 

bare barrel - no flash or suppressor just bare outer barrel

vs

a usual flash hider

 

very likely absolutely jack $hit difference but just wondered if it had any slight difference in aerodynamics or crap as bb hits the air outside the barrel - does it smoothly allow it to start its flight outside the barrel - or does it make f*ck all difference most likely

 

reason being I have a couple of guns with no flash hider on at all - yeah I think way way too much

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Haha, better buy another one

 

May leave it off now as have Xcortech on, just annoying me it won't go back on correctly with grooves at bottom etc!! OCD and all that 🙂

Actually black electrical tape will hide it

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Which is better for the gearbox/battery/motor etc, firing a 1000 rounds on auto or a 1000 on semi? Would it make any difference?

1000 on auto is less wear.

When you pull the trigger the battery gives a higher current for a second (that's the second C rating on the lipo, but other types has this too).

As the trigger contacts move close to each other, there is a tiny spark just before they make contact. This burns through them in time.

Getting a mechanical system to move from a stop always require more force than keeping it in motion.

 

If the system is too fast and on auto the next cycle starts before the piston fully returns then it strips the piston or the gear so that would be more damaging. It's a similar effect as a bad AOE.

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I see what you are saying and tend to agree with some/most of it 101%

 

I use a mosfet in most and was really referring to a full 1k auto burst in mainly one go generating more heat/wear/friction

plus the sustained impact at head of box in one go like a resonance hammering away - this is my theory but think sustained impact may increase wear/risk

 

dsg's don't stand up well but they are operating at crazy speeds but all the same they are firing many bb's in one burst so hammering your ammo or going through 1k quickly (depends on how you play/use a hose machine but was talking in general that dumping bb's quickly like dsg's do don't last forever)

 

Yes semi does create wear also - didn't think of trigger contacts the stress of stationary semi fire compared to continuous auto is greater and places stress on wire/fet/trigger contacts I see now. plus the trolley stop gets annoyingly pecked away at by trolley returning on semi which can break on some poor boxes

(v2's titchy square lugs mainly as v3's have industrial trigger stop by design)

 

Think best way to ensure gun lasts with minimal wear is to just hang it on wall I guess

Fact of the matter is - these poxy guns will crap out the more you use them in the end

So no matter how you play/fire - just use them and enjoy them whilst they are running well

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What PSK stands for?

For example this game is said to be PSK:

http://www.airborne-airsoft.co.uk/evrplus_registration/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=57

Think it means Pistol, Spring (shotgun), and Knife.

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Colour bit...

So tomorrow night it's likely to be wet at Tuddenham, any sensible advice for AEG care after if wet, like leave to dry in airing cupboard, or just wipe down and leave out in room for few days etc

 

 

I have a wet suit for it and umbrella to fit for games next to torch, behind PEQ box , this is aftercare 😀😀😀😀

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Are there any reputable brands of "Lipo bag" ? First time buying one, would rather buy something I know is going to work instead of a knock off that will just add fuel to the fire

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Are there any reputable brands of "Lipo bag" ? First time buying one, would rather buy something I know is going to work instead of a knock off that will just add fuel to the fire

 

I'd just suggest getting one from an RC shop rather than eBay (unless it's the eBay store of a proper RC dealer if you see what I mean).

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My GBB TM Glock 17 is firing level, but 5 to 10 degrees to the left, which is too high to ignore, what is the standard process of elimination to determine the cause?

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My GBB TM Glock 17 is firing level, but 5 to 10 degrees to the left, which is too high to ignore, what is the standard process of elimination to determine the cause?

 

Check the barrel isn't twisted off centre.

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yeah, strip down the hop unit and re-seat the barrel and rubber. It's VERY straightforward in a TM G17.

 

My GBB TM Glock 17 is firing level, but 5 to 10 degrees to the left, which is too high to ignore, what is the standard process of elimination to determine the cause?

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Fixed it. Thanks guys. Disassembled and rebuilt hop - no videos required (not that I could find any anyway). Going to disassemble and clean it some time in the future.

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