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Forum: Doctor's Corner April 26th, 2016, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 2,090
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Guarder hammer springs are manufactured...

Guarder hammer springs are manufactured incorrectly, and will snap after several hundred rounds at the bends. Your best bet is to acquire a UAC or Shooter's Design 150% hammer spring.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 26th, 2016, 20:52
Replies: 16
Views: 6,624
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Please make sure that you consult with the local...

Please make sure that you consult with the local police service about this before filming, whether for guidance, or permission to film in a certain area with airsoft present. There may be permits,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 20th, 2016, 01:19
Replies: 11
Views: 6,358
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
One of these days, I should write an FAQ about...

One of these days, I should write an FAQ about this.

First Step:

Set your budget. $175 is too low, $275 is pushing it for your first pistol. Keep in mind, that on top of this, you will need...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 15th, 2016, 20:44
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Yeah sure. I've added some stuff about pistol...

Yeah sure. I've added some stuff about pistol generations, Glock history, and a rant on putting hair triggers on non-IPSC/CAPS/Competition pistols after seeing one too many NDs. Feeling the Glock...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 12th, 2016, 23:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,373
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
It may be tempting, but do not substitute green...

It may be tempting, but do not substitute green gas valves for CO2 valves - make sure you get the right item. The green gas valves are not designed for the pressure and WILL disintegrate the moment...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 11th, 2016, 02:49
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
INTRODUCTION Much of the information in the...

INTRODUCTION

Much of the information in the original guide is still relevant, but the guide itself was written four years ago and there have been quite a few changes since then. This post is...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 7th, 2016, 02:14
Replies: 3
Views: 2,094
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Not the end of the world, but it will require...

Not the end of the world, but it will require some work on your end. First thing to be aware of - it is not permitted to import a frame for a firearm. You will have to source one within Canada....
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 30th, 2016, 02:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I would definitely go with a Tokyo Marui M&P....

I would definitely go with a Tokyo Marui M&P. Having worked on a WE M&P, and a VFC M&P, the Tokyo Marui has my backing for the following reasons:

- Thumb Safety (Some like it, some don't. I like...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 28th, 2016, 19:58
Replies: 15
Views: 11,373
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
In my experience (About a couple dozen Glock type...

In my experience (About a couple dozen Glock type pistols through my hands), nothing really has fit on the Bell guns without significant modification. While it is based off of a TM design in...
Forum: General December 7th, 2015, 20:08
Replies: 45
Views: 13,172
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
As an airsofter, I wouldn't say it's done out of...

As an airsofter, I wouldn't say it's done out of malice. They probably want to make sure that someone cannot potentially modify their velocity by adjusting their hopup - you'll find that chrono...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 16th, 2015, 10:17
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
KJ magazines will bump into the bottom of the...

KJ magazines will bump into the bottom of the frame and run a tad loose, and TM does not make a Glock 19. WE Glock magazines are pretty good. You should be fine with a hopup rubber change, and if...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 16th, 2015, 02:11
Replies: 6
Views: 3,414
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
That red nozzle means it's reinforced for CO2....

That red nozzle means it's reinforced for CO2. You can swap it out, but getting something weaker for looks... just doesn't make sense, especially for something that is open for a fraction of a second...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 14th, 2015, 01:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,040
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Like any product line, they have their ups and...

Like any product line, they have their ups and downs. Is there a specific item? Their buckings are okay - but not special.
Forum: Airsoft Media September 14th, 2015, 01:45
Replies: 96
Views: 157,535
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
There's a pic of a FTHB with the stock sling...

There's a pic of a FTHB with the stock sling attachment out there, AFAIK the A3s are just dual toned, accuwedged (ugh) and ambidextrous.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 12th, 2015, 23:46
Replies: 48
Views: 15,649
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
If I think he's getting the frame from where he's...

If I think he's getting the frame from where he's getting it from... I.E. A Canadian retailer... it may be worth getting it now as resupply on that frame is erratic to say the least.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 10th, 2015, 23:56
Replies: 48
Views: 15,649
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
The TM's already come with a metal guide and...

The TM's already come with a metal guide and spring, which is an upgrade on the polymer unit on the actual Glock. Upgrades are nice, but in the end you just need a 150% spring on a metal slide.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 8th, 2015, 21:21
Replies: 48
Views: 15,649
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
1. Points well, good angle, idiot proof operation...

1. Points well, good angle, idiot proof operation with cocked and loaded indicator, grip safety. Bad side is the trigger can be a little long for a striker fired pistol. Nice mag capacity, good...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 8th, 2015, 00:31
Replies: 48
Views: 15,649
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
If you have to jerry rig a solution for your...

If you have to jerry rig a solution for your pistol, and it wasn't issued to you by some organization, you need a different pistol.

Have you held a Glock 23/32? Depending on your needs, it can...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 7th, 2015, 23:36
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Just curious, what's the highest consistent FPS...

Just curious, what's the highest consistent FPS anyone's gotten out of one of these? I'm sitting at 350 at the moment on green gas, but I'd like to see if anyone has done better.
Forum: Newbie Tank September 3rd, 2015, 16:30
Replies: 16
Views: 6,222
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Mach 1's website had some issues a few weeks ago...

Mach 1's website had some issues a few weeks ago and EMT was used as an alternate. You could always give a call and see if accommodations can be made. Age will need to be verified once you make an...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 19th, 2015, 18:44
Replies: 5
Views: 2,839
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I have converted a 17 into a 19... but not the...

I have converted a 17 into a 19... but not the other way around.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 25th, 2015, 17:04
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Dual Recoil Spring prototype for TM Glock 17 Gen...

Dual Recoil Spring prototype for TM Glock 17 Gen 4. We'll see if it does anything else besides look nice.

http://s22.postimg.org/749h3jfof/IMG_0459.jpg
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 22nd, 2015, 00:39
Replies: 8
Views: 4,336
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I ended up using a tap and die with a new screw...

I ended up using a tap and die with a new screw to resecure this component.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 20th, 2015, 01:48
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Really? I've been running mine aggressively with...

Really? I've been running mine aggressively with no problem for about six months now.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 20th, 2015, 01:38
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
They're nice but other alternates exist. I've had...

They're nice but other alternates exist. I've had great results with the GunsModify nozzle and a third party piston head. I'd avoid the metal options though.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 11th, 2015, 19:10
Replies: 12
Views: 5,993
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Holy frig stop! Dremel should be your last...

Holy frig stop!

Dremel should be your last option- it's too easy to turn metal into butter with a dremel and with something that expensive it's a disaster in the making.

1. Polish the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 8th, 2015, 23:29
Replies: 11
Views: 4,286
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Let us know how it goes. Remember - seals and...

Let us know how it goes. Remember - seals and o-rings get silicone oil, while metal on metal, plastic on plastic, or metal on plastic interfaces get grease.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 8th, 2015, 00:16
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
As a note you will want to use a pin/nail with a...

As a note you will want to use a pin/nail with a larger radius - The smaller ones put a lot more pressure on the material rather than spreading it out.
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 7th, 2015, 23:15
Replies: 11
Views: 4,286
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Hey Gogo, A couple of things come to mind -...

Hey Gogo,

A couple of things come to mind - are you filling with a full can of gas? Cans low on gas, be it green or propane, will introduce less gas into the magazines.

Second, with the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 7th, 2015, 23:07
Replies: 24
Views: 6,533
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
WE and HK3P by extension make both Generation 3...

WE and HK3P by extension make both Generation 3 and 4 variants of the full sized Glock. Gen 3 was notable for introducing an accessory rail, finger grooves on the grip, depressions in the grip for...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 2nd, 2015, 00:40
Replies: 22
Views: 10,748
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
The WE Glocks have come a far way since the...

The WE Glocks have come a far way since the disaster of a Hi-Capa I started with in 2011. I've recently gotten some trigger time with a WE Glock, and was throughly impressed with the groupings I was...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 29th, 2015, 23:37
Replies: 12
Views: 3,857
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Get an actual A2 receiver. Done.

Get an actual A2 receiver. Done.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 25th, 2015, 22:04
Replies: 42
Views: 15,693
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Short of your extractor exploding, it's not that...

Short of your extractor exploding, it's not that spring. It's 13/14 - they fall out easy when disassembling one of these. Of note is disassembly is the only option for fixing this jam- Remington...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 19th, 2015, 00:44
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Both. Gun failed to return to battery when fired,...

Both. Gun failed to return to battery when fired, so I ended up having to sand down all sorts of surfaces and rack the slide a couple hundred times with an abrasive paste in contact areas. The gun...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 14th, 2015, 13:02
Replies: 42
Views: 15,693
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Looking at the design, it seems like a soak in...

Looking at the design, it seems like a soak in oil once completely disassembled will fix the majority of shells. Unfortunately I'm at the point where I can't afford to spend the time on this that I...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 13th, 2015, 22:34
Replies: 42
Views: 15,693
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I had the same experience as yours with the...

I had the same experience as yours with the shells.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 12th, 2015, 11:53
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Took me a ridiculous amount of time to get one...

Took me a ridiculous amount of time to get one working on a KJW. Your mileage will vary on a TM.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 12th, 2015, 02:28
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Well I wouldn't say stronger is your issue... the...

Well I wouldn't say stronger is your issue... the Guarder one actually wears down over time. A different brand, such as the Shooter's design that Eluder talks about, stays at 150% consistently.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 10th, 2015, 19:33
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Weird. The Airsoft Surgeon nozzle and piston head...

Weird. The Airsoft Surgeon nozzle and piston head were one of the better ones I had - they functioned with CO2.

My money is purely on your hammer spring being the issue - it is exhibiting all the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 10th, 2015, 19:06
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Guarder hammer springs have a habit of doing this...

Guarder hammer springs have a habit of doing this - they lose their strength as time goes. That, or you have a major issue with your piston and piston head, or your recoil spring being too strong.
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 6th, 2015, 02:28
Replies: 9
Views: 3,818
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
OP has not replied, I'm wondering if he ever...

OP has not replied, I'm wondering if he ever found resolution with his issue - cause without any further details, we're just speculating.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 5th, 2015, 23:13
Replies: 38
Views: 7,228
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
The way I see it, if you run real cap, you'll be...

The way I see it, if you run real cap, you'll be okay when it comes to metal upgraded pistols.

I've never had an issue pushing my Glock to 17+1 rounds - nor have I had issues pushing a green gas...
Forum: Newbie Tank May 3rd, 2015, 15:07
Replies: 48
Views: 17,202
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Wrong gas - at that temperature you want to use...

Wrong gas - at that temperature you want to use MAPP gas, and maybe improve the seal between the nozzle and carrier. That's all it is.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 2nd, 2015, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,516
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Okay, so measuring the diameter of a VFC compared...

Okay, so measuring the diameter of a VFC compared to a DPMS extension:

DPMS: 29.10 mm
VFC: 28.70 mm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 1st, 2015, 21:07
Replies: 9
Views: 4,516
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
If you can wait until tomorrow, I'll take a...

If you can wait until tomorrow, I'll take a vernier calliper to an RS extension and a VFC MK18 extension and let you know.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 1st, 2015, 01:21
Replies: 20
Views: 9,211
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I do a lot of gas gun tech work... and I'd say go...

I do a lot of gas gun tech work... and I'd say go with the WE. Not for performance or finish or anything... but parts support. With the WE guns, save for a handful of parts (Such as the receivers) I...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 1st, 2015, 01:18
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
Yeah, it sucks. I find on the TM magazines, the...

Yeah, it sucks. I find on the TM magazines, the moment I can't get liquid propane to spew from the valves... it's time for a new tank.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 29th, 2015, 13:29
Replies: 1,014
Views: 1,260,617
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
The propane issue is normal. When you fill the...

The propane issue is normal. When you fill the magazine with the propane tank, all you're doing is equalizing the pressure between the two containers. Thus, as pressure decreases due to a lack of...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 28th, 2015, 18:34
Replies: 2
Views: 1,898
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
WE and KJW Compact Frames are incompatible. The...

WE and KJW Compact Frames are incompatible. The spacing of the front rail segment components is different - KJ uses their own standard, while WE uses a chopped full sized Glock.
Forum: Airsoft Media April 28th, 2015, 11:47
Replies: 1,584
Views: 1,187,057
Posted By MaybeStopCalling
I found the HK3P frame was a drop in, once I got...

I found the HK3P frame was a drop in, once I got rid of the TM specific safety. I don't even think you need stippling on this one- the new RTF pattern from Glock does a bang up job.
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