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  1. Anyone heading over to Bristol courthouse airsoft Thursday? Friends and I are going for a first time there. Any advice?

    1. Olm99

      Olm99

      Take a tracer and/or a torch! Make sure you have good eye pro and face mask, when i went they went for the heads mainly. It is agreat site! 

  2. Finally started shooting the CM16 just to test it today but I've a few problems:

    Out of the box, it shoots really low and left. I adjusted the rear sights a bit and tried messing around with the hopup (which goes the opposite way to the instructions supplied it seems) but its still pretty inaccurate at a little less than 10m. Any advice?

    Also I probably put around 100ish rounds through it, should I put the battery on charge again before tomorrow?

    Thanks.

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    2. Adolf Hamster

      Adolf Hamster

      not necessarily, odds are it would likely have been blasted out the barrel in bits.

       

      i wouldn't advise running those bb's any more if they can't take the pressure of a mag spring then god knows what they're doing when they hit the target.

    3. JamesAirsofterAgent

      JamesAirsofterAgent

      I believe it was SPARTAN BIO bb's I have left over from a site I went to where you have to use only their bbs. I've used all of them up now and I probably only be back there once or twice more before I sell my kit on. Right now I'm using NUPROL .20s from Bristol Airsoft (they only sold the tracer varient) however once these are used up I will look at getting some ASG Blasters or Devils (I can't remember the full name) but probably the latter due to a recent thread about exploding on mesh. 

       

      Thanks for the reassuring words, I thought my airsoft days were over there and then, however it has made me realise that I should probabl invest in a spare something or other as right now I only have 1 of each thing. (1 rifle, 1 mag 1 battery etc)

    4. StayOnTarget

      StayOnTarget

      Yep welcome to airsoft where one of everything is not enough and neither is tow or three for that matter(just kidding) defo get some more mags and a back up battery though,if your watching the pennies and haven't got any camo look at helikon trousers very hard wearing pretty cheap and on the leg pockets the insides have elastic loops in them that you can use as mag pouches(rifle not pistol)👍 oh have a look on BZtactical I get mys BBs from there been using Tippman .25 .28 .30 good price and zero issues🖖

  3. 6 years after first trying, I finally own an airsoft rifle!!!!!!

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    2. Nick G

      Nick G

      Six years ? that's some serious self control ! unless you've been in a coma since 2013 😀

    3. JamesAirsofterAgent

      JamesAirsofterAgent

      It wasn't exactly my choice, I had to wait to be allowed one. Had I been allowed immediately, I would be heavily in debt by now.

      Just hoping it arrives by Sunday

    4. StayOnTarget

      StayOnTarget

      Well mate I hope it comes Sunday too you deserve it hope it something nice let us know what you got

      All the best to you

      StayOnTarget 

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    2. Fattyhunter

      Fattyhunter

      I got my plate carrier from 8 fields via patrol base, I was very impressed with the build quality for the price would defo recommend.

      I am looking at one of their gun cases based on build quality and price.

    3. Airsoft_Mr B

      Airsoft_Mr B

      Hunter, I have an 8Fields padded rifle case and can confirm it is a good buy. TaiwanGun is better tho, just a bit extra in shipping.

    4. Airsoft_Mr B

      Airsoft_Mr B

      Actually just further to the above if you mean case like hard case, then those are made by SRC, and I had one of them as well and can tell you are both good. Found the larger size case a bit inconvenient though and preferred the fabric bag which's why I bought a padded TG one, to try and get best of both worlds.

  4. Going to try out Bristol Airsoft (The courthouse) at some point in the next 2 weeks. Anyone going down there any time soon? Also anyone know what the hire gun is

  5. For Operation flashpoint dragon rising PC players there is now a multiplayer system set up thanks to Bluedrake!

  6. Looking for some war films that are like documentary films like Pech river boys, any suggestions?

    1. Sacarathe

      Sacarathe

      We were Soldiers has a journalist character. Does that count?

    2. Hibernator

      Hibernator

      Restrepo, Korengal, Armadillo. TV - Bomb Patrol, Battle for Marjah, Our War, Inside Combat Rescue, Ross Kemp on Afghanistan

  7. Trying to get Medal of honour allied assualt to work on my PC running windows 10 but everytime I launch all it does is go to the permission to make changes to your computer, I click yes and then nothing. Any ideas on what to do?

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    2. Sitting Duck
    3. ak2m4

      ak2m4

      jesus that brings back memories, 20 years old?

    4. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      Did say ye ole but remind me of all them old dos game issues with base ram 640kb etc...

  8. Today was absolutely amazing, so much better than paintball. Didn't encounter any cheaters and everyone was happy to give us advice, let us play around with their rifles a bit and the sportsmanship on the field was great. Absolutely amazing day

    1. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      Nice one, think you never forget ya first skirmish as it's usually so epic. More peew peew please

    2. Lord_Metile
    3. TeddyBhoy

      TeddyBhoy

      Now you start going as regularly as possible... Then spin it on your parents about all the money they'll save if you get a gun instead of renting... The CM16 will soon be yours James !

  9. Spartan airsoft tomorrow, first game and soooooo excited

    1. Josh95

      Josh95

      hope you enjoy it :)

    2. PT247

      PT247

      have fun dude

    3. Sico

      Sico

      Have fun mate.

  10. Well... I just found out as a suprise bbirthday present my dad ordered an airsoft pistol. It was the galaxy G21 as he found it written down on lots of bits of paper so I gues he must have thought this is the one. I know its not extremely high quality or a CM16, but its a start. After 3 years, I can finally start.

    1. Aengus

      Aengus

      At the time I thought having to wait 3 months to start was a long time :o

    2. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      it is a metal-ish plinky pistol, but a start I guess. Even so, please demonstrate common safety sense, don't be a dick as this is how accidents/incidents happen. Safety - clear gun, don't show off and don't fire indoors etc...

    3. proffrink

      proffrink

      That's a good Dad you've got right there. I'm sure this is just the beginning. We all started somewhere!

  11. Anyone going to Spartan on the 21st? Going with some friends, it'll be my first game. Any advice?

    1. Governor

      Governor

      The main thing I see first-time players do is blind firing and talking when dead. Providing you stick to the rules, you'll have a bloody great time!

    2. JamesAirsofterAgent

      JamesAirsofterAgent

      Ugh blind firing... I got shot in th throat at paintball because a guy blind fired over a barrel

  12. Starting to get into mountain biking with friends, anyone here know some good south west trails with rental bikes?

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    2. Unrustle_Thine_Jimmies

      Unrustle_Thine_Jimmies

      Bike park wales is the go to. One of my mates went there for a whole week,bit of a vet when it comes to MTB and loved every moment. Stick to the blue trails when starting out and you're grand. Good idea to get used to rentals.

    3. Unrustle_Thine_Jimmies

      Unrustle_Thine_Jimmies

      And if you ever want your own bike save up as much as you can for a good hardtail with hydraulic disc brakes and a good air fork. MTB is great for the health,helped me get way more fit for milsims )

    4. Marchy

      Marchy

      Black mountain cycle centre is amazing well worth a visit. Also you have Surrey Hills. Swinley.

  13. Anyone know what DEDSEC's up to? He hasn't been on for almost a year

    1. Monty

      Monty

      He's very active on Zero-in.

    2. SeniorSpaz87
  14. After buying Warband by chance I am more hyped for this than any other game I've seen so far.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iObwq1WaxQ8 After buying warband buy chance, i

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    2. JamesAirsofterAgent

      JamesAirsofterAgent

      I bought the Napoleonic wars dlc and the Zulu war mod for that is amazing

       

    3. Trojan

      Trojan

      so i only have to buy warband alone i.e. it is a seperate game

    4. proffrink

      proffrink

      Yes, Trojan.

  15. Windows 10 has really messed up my laptop, so many problems. I cant adjust sound, can't click the windows icon, cant click on anything in the toolbar. I have restarted several times but the problem wont go away, anyone else experiencing this?

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    2. Qlimax

      Qlimax

      If you've done the free upgrade which writes over your existing OS that can sometimes cause an issue, also if you have an internet security suite already installed that can cause problems as well. I'd boot it into safe mode and remove any anti virus software you have then reboot and see if that's helps. Also check your HDD isn't running at 100% another known W10 issue with the upgrade

    3. ImTriggerHappy

      ImTriggerHappy

      Maybe a PC forum is better than an airsoft forum for this sort of thing?

    4. Mos

      Mos

      Had to install a lot of drivers..

    1. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      ergh uhm no I start a petition to keep them off....

      To me, to you, to me, to you..

      tell ya what - keep chucklevision

  16. With exams over I'm going to have one final crack at going airsofting and getting an airsoft rifle this summer. Fingers crossed.

    1. HSCtheta7

      HSCtheta7

      Good luck buddy

  17. Anyone know why this mod wont '7zip'?http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=29948 Same 2 errors and it just stops '7zipping'

    1. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      any compressed file use winrar

      if a file is corrupt there is little you can do about it except download again or from another source. Unless you are extremely lucky and winrar has a repair archive in it - very old/rare now, or if using newsgroups par or parity files to repair

    2. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      to see if file is complete and intact you can run a checksum - md5 checksum or others and compare the result with a complete checksum value

    3. Sitting Duck

      Sitting Duck

      downloaded and using winrar's "test" feature it unrar's fine no errors found @UNSUNG_3.0_Alpha folder

  18. At Bristol airsoft is there a chance a Marshall can be a playing adult?

    1. BBrotherwood

      BBrotherwood

      If you mean will a Marshall act as the adult so that you can play then I very much doubt it...

    2. BBrotherwood

      BBrotherwood

      If you meant something else then Marshalls are often drawn from players in exchange for free games when there not marshalling.

    3. TomC

      TomC

      I play at the courthouse in Bristol (if that's what you are talking about). The marshals usually play on either team with one or two just wondering around between teams. Unless you meant something else?

  19. What FPS games (reasonably modern such as MOH 2010) had a really good single player? As in you wanted to play it more, you got attached to the characters (in a video game way)

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    2. Monty

      Monty

      MOH 2010 is awful.

    3. BBrotherwood

      BBrotherwood

      Space Marine is fun for the carnage you can cause. Its on sale on G2A atm.

    4. Aengus

      Aengus

      not the most modern but Modern Warfare 2

  20. After a bit more checking me and my friends have realised that Spartan aren't holding a game this coming sunday (PLEASE correct me if I'm wrong) so for the last 30 mins I've been trailing through Black ops cribbs website however, I am pretty confused and the contact form wont submit. Does anyone know how long the rental game days are (Saturday/sunday) because it looks like they are 2 hours from what I've seen and we were hoping to find an all day site o_0

    1. chaoticelements

      chaoticelements

      You're looking for the "Walk on" package - their game days are on sundays

    2. Sappysid101

      Sappysid101

      Normally ends around 4/5 buddy

  21. When I turn my laptop on I have to give the fan a little kick start with a pin or something but today I used a staple.....and I dropped it in there. Should I go ahead and kick start the fan with something longer or what? I've posted a few questions on forums but no one seems to know...

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    2. Lozart

      Lozart

      Once you've extracted the staple you need to get an air duster in there and try cleaning the fan out. You shouldn't be poking stuff in to "kick start" your cooling.

    3. Qlimax

      Qlimax

      Yeah defo don’t be pushing stuff inside to kick start and defo don’t start it while you’ve got a staple stuck in there. The fan could start and fling it into something else causing damage etc.

      Get a tin of compressed air and give it blast like Lozart suggested.

       

    4. Rock-climby-Dave

      Rock-climby-Dave

      Most laptops will have a youtube guide to clean out the fans, have a look and see what you can find.

  22. When I turn my laptop on I have to give the fan a little kick start with a pin or something but today I used a staple.....and I dropped it in there. Should I go ahead and kick start the fan with something longer or what? I've posted a few questions on forums but no one seems to know...

  23. While I'm waiting to get squad im thinking of checking project reality standalone out, is it worth it? ( I mean do people play it still on vast numbers etc)

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    2. JamesAirsofterAgent

      JamesAirsofterAgent

      I already have Arma 2 and 3 I was looking for something different while waiting for Squad. PR 1.3 is a free Standalone that doesn't require bf2.

    3. BBrotherwood

      BBrotherwood

      You have nothing to lose by trying it.

    4. chaoticelements

      chaoticelements

      PR is pretty great. Squad looks like it'll be pretty much the same, but it's not at the same level feature wise yet.

       

      Arma 3 is up there, too, I'd recommend trying out something like TacBF, which offers a very similar gamestyle to PR, but on Arma 3 instead

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