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Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 9th, 2014, 17:42
Replies: 4
Views: 1,957
Posted By Maethori
In my semi-informed opinion, I would guess that...

In my semi-informed opinion, I would guess that it's an ASCU ver.1 with it's heat-shrink wrapping missing.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 17th, 2014, 20:49
Replies: 21
Views: 5,197
Posted By Maethori
Well removing a tooth or two from the piston is...

Well removing a tooth or two from the piston is always a good idea for proper angle of engagement. I'm no expert, but the guns I've built have turned out (except for one that HKGhost fixed) quite...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 6th, 2013, 21:31
Replies: 8
Views: 4,196
Posted By Maethori
Just to echo was was already said, the Prometheus...

Just to echo was was already said, the Prometheus inner barrels are possibly the best you can get, unless you can find an EdGI somewhere...

I also have a gun with a Prometheus Perfect hopup...
Forum: Newbie Tank August 20th, 2013, 23:31
Replies: 130
Views: 90,033
Posted By Maethori
So, by the looks of it, you want either a very...

So, by the looks of it, you want either a very specific answer or a list of every single decent gun.

Here's a specific answer: based on your budget and your lack of appreciation for the versatile...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 20th, 2013, 23:12
Replies: 13
Views: 4,007
Posted By Maethori
I would stay away from using any petroleum...

I would stay away from using any petroleum products in the gun at all, no matter what the chance of it coming in contact with plastic or rubber parts.

If you can find some FrogLube somewhere, go...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 30th, 2013, 15:32
Replies: 11
Views: 8,850
Posted By Maethori
I have one of those CA motors and it works really...

I have one of those CA motors and it works really well with all of my batteries (7.4v LiPo, 8.4v & 9.6v NiMH). Have you been experiencing problems with the motor?

Aside from that, AFAIK Lonex...
Forum: General January 3rd, 2013, 22:47
Replies: 9
Views: 3,788
Posted By Maethori
The colder it gets the more brittle the plastic...

The colder it gets the more brittle the plastic parts in your gun will be. The gun might function through the whole winter, but there is a greater chance that something like the tappet plate will...
Forum: Gear Discussion December 21st, 2012, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,023
Posted By Maethori
I'm sure there are other threads dealing with...

I'm sure there are other threads dealing with this, but those are very good goggles. Revision also has great customer service if there is a problem with their product.

I have the Desert Locust...
Forum: AEG Solutions November 21st, 2012, 12:55
Replies: 203
Views: 168,496
Posted By Maethori
Haha, I've done the exact same thing before...

Haha, I've done the exact same thing before without thinking.

I can't really complain about the guns I've worked on since they're mostly my own. However, in the learning process I have done some...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 31st, 2012, 14:28
Replies: 19
Views: 6,463
Posted By Maethori
A 7.4v LiPo would work very well for that gun, I...

A 7.4v LiPo would work very well for that gun, I would think. An 11.1v LiPo is unnecessary for almost every gun out there.
Forum: Newbie Tank October 25th, 2012, 19:43
Replies: 9
Views: 4,785
Posted By Maethori
FYI the term "barrel shroud" is a firearm term...

FYI the term "barrel shroud" is a firearm term and not just a paintball term. Also, it includes more than just rail systems or handguards.

Anyways...there are different brands and styles that...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 21st, 2012, 20:07
Replies: 18
Views: 3,981
Posted By Maethori
KWA parts tend to work very, very well; with...

KWA parts tend to work very, very well; with other KWA parts. As far as I've seen KWA Version 2 guns are the best in the market of AEGs, but not compared to PTWs.

Pretty sure most nozzles can...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications September 2nd, 2012, 22:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,902
Posted By Maethori
I've heard a number of guns sound like that, so I...

I've heard a number of guns sound like that, so I would say likely not a trick of the microphone. As Stealth said, a foam-filled suppressor might do it and/or a sorbo pad on your cylinder or piston...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 19th, 2012, 23:11
Replies: 21
Views: 7,774
Posted By Maethori
I also had a Modify S120 that started at 425fps...

I also had a Modify S120 that started at 425fps consistently and is now down to 390 consistently. Similarly a Modify S110 in a different gun started at 430fps and went down to 410fps.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 7th, 2012, 23:20
Replies: 32
Views: 9,597
Posted By Maethori
Well...safety lever, but close enough. Also,...

Well...safety lever, but close enough.

Also, it sounds like you might have a compression problem somewhere. Occasionally perfect compression is actually bad, from what I've seen. It might be too...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 2nd, 2012, 15:52
Replies: 32
Views: 9,597
Posted By Maethori
The black Modify piston with gold trim sounds...

The black Modify piston with gold trim sounds like the Quantum. It has titanium coated steel teeth. This should be very difficult to break.

Just looking at the few details you mentioned I would...
Forum: General August 1st, 2012, 13:22
Replies: 26
Views: 9,666
Posted By Maethori
That sounds amazing! I wasn't expecting to see...

That sounds amazing! I wasn't expecting to see any large or sturdy structures for a while, but it sounds like we're getting things pretty much built to code! I can't wait to see what can come out of...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 25th, 2012, 00:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,912
Posted By Maethori
I don't know if this is related, but my friend's...

I don't know if this is related, but my friend's KA m4 was having similar feeding issues. I changed the hop-up bucking (to a new and standard bucking unlike the special one that comes stock) and that...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 15th, 2012, 23:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,560
Posted By Maethori
Maybe true, but the Modify Quantum piston is...

Maybe true, but the Modify Quantum piston is really nice. I have it in two of my guns.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 12th, 2012, 22:36
Replies: 11
Views: 5,865
Posted By Maethori
Ok, I just tested with two of my guns and the G&P...

Ok, I just tested with two of my guns and the G&P upper is too loose a fit.
However, I can't guarantee that this is the result for every version of each brand.
I used a KA VLTOR lower and a G&P...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 10th, 2012, 18:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,738
Posted By Maethori
I don't think that will fit. As far as I...

I don't think that will fit.

As far as I know, the KA m4a1 is a small Tamiya connector.
Forum: Airsoft Media July 6th, 2012, 22:30
Replies: 1,401
Views: 1,359,646
Posted By Maethori
This is my baby: my very custom DMR. It's been a...

This is my baby: my very custom DMR. It's been a group effort...parts chosen and assembled by me, made to work and tuned several times by HKGhost, and painted by Six By Ten.

The actual colour is...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 27th, 2012, 23:57
Replies: 14
Views: 5,074
Posted By Maethori
Those criteria don't sound very hard to fulfill...

Those criteria don't sound very hard to fulfill at all, except for maybe the price. You might be able to get those groupings with a decent pistol, and a decent rifle will do this even easier. You...
Forum: Newbie Tank June 14th, 2012, 09:19
Replies: 9
Views: 4,257
Posted By Maethori
I would try for Niagara Quartermaster in St....

I would try for Niagara Quartermaster in St. Catherines. They don't have a great website, but they have a great amount of stock and selection in store.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 4th, 2012, 18:56
Replies: 16
Views: 9,192
Posted By Maethori
As mentioned several times above...but just to...

As mentioned several times above...but just to reinforce...TK Twist is said to be great for sub-350fps. Prometheus is amazing for anything else. I would recommend the 6.03mm barrels (a compromise...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion June 2nd, 2012, 19:14
Replies: 27
Views: 9,345
Posted By Maethori
That sounds correct. Try pushing on the valve of...

That sounds correct. Try pushing on the valve of the propane tank...does propane spray out?
Forum: Gear Discussion May 28th, 2012, 12:45
Replies: 36
Views: 9,943
Posted By Maethori
I might be completely misunderstanding your...

I might be completely misunderstanding your issue, but if you don't want Quicktime you could instead install VLC. It can handle pretty much every file-type imaginable and isn't nearly as annoying.
...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 8th, 2012, 19:49
Replies: 30
Views: 10,432
Posted By Maethori
Yea, I ordered a couple mags from them...

Yea, I ordered a couple mags from them recently.The shipping could take a while (mine haven't arrived yet) but the prices aren't bad.
Also as a side note, I tested mine on a couple different BB...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 28th, 2012, 08:43
Replies: 15
Views: 5,251
Posted By Maethori
Most things inside a KWA (including the gearbox...

Most things inside a KWA (including the gearbox shell) are somewhat proprietary. All the parts look about the same and could be replaced by aftermarket stuff, but they design things tighter and very...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 24th, 2012, 23:54
Replies: 30
Views: 10,432
Posted By Maethori
I just ordered one, and I've heard many good...

I just ordered one, and I've heard many good things about them. Mags are really hard to find unless you want to go through some very expensive US retailers or ebay. I ordered some through the KWA Pro...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 8th, 2012, 18:46
Replies: 13
Views: 4,670
Posted By Maethori
Did you check to see if the gears spun well...

Did you check to see if the gears spun well inside the gearbox without the motor or piston in there? It could be that the gears are shimmed too tightly.
Forum: Newbie Tank April 5th, 2012, 11:23
Replies: 15
Views: 5,209
Posted By Maethori
A good person to talk to for advice would be...

A good person to talk to for advice would be SixByTen. He is...well...6'10" and usually plays with an m4. It does really depend on your personal preference though. I am 6'3" and I have no problem...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 20th, 2012, 16:54
Replies: 42
Views: 15,870
Posted By Maethori
'Tis a fact. Maybe I should limit myself to...

'Tis a fact. Maybe I should limit myself to trying to read one thread properly at a time.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 20th, 2012, 16:38
Replies: 42
Views: 15,870
Posted By Maethori
Or not...since it's not too hard to look at...

Or not...since it's not too hard to look at Blackthorne's sig who posted right above him...or you and Renegade who also posted in this thread...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 20th, 2012, 14:40
Replies: 42
Views: 15,870
Posted By Maethori
Pretty much anybody with a BBBastard image...

Pretty much anybody with a BBBastard image signature would be a good start. Try Blackthorne, for example...
Forum: General March 17th, 2012, 15:24
Replies: 35
Views: 36,506
Posted By Maethori
I've used both version of the Rocket Fireworks...

I've used both version of the Rocket Fireworks cold burn grenades and I agree with Brian; they produce a lot of smoke. They work very well...as long as you keep your hands and anything valuable away...
Forum: Newbie Tank March 5th, 2012, 23:25
Replies: 43
Views: 10,434
Posted By Maethori
M100 would be the one...but only if it gives you...

M100 would be the one...but only if it gives you an FPS under 350.

For a gun to be effective outdoors, however, it does not need to have a higher FPS. You can have a gun shooting 320 FPS and...
Forum: Newbie Tank March 5th, 2012, 14:58
Replies: 43
Views: 10,434
Posted By Maethori
Yea if you want CQB velocity the M90 is the safe...

Yea if you want CQB velocity the M90 is the safe bet. An M100 will likely put you right around the limit so it may or may not be over 350 FPS. The M110 would be my choice for an outdoor gun. In my...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 20th, 2012, 15:48
Replies: 23
Views: 4,713
Posted By Maethori
Do you mean it a) only cycles every few...

Do you mean it

a) only cycles every few trigger pulls or
b) only fires a BB every few shots?

If (a), which I'm assuming since you mention it does the same mag in or out, maybe your trigger...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 11th, 2012, 17:10
Replies: 36
Views: 13,316
Posted By Maethori
How tightly do the mags fit in the magwell? Does...

How tightly do the mags fit in the magwell? Does it make a difference right-side-up if you hold the bottom of the mag (pushing up) while firing?
Forum: Newbie Tank February 8th, 2012, 22:38
Replies: 8
Views: 7,773
Posted By Maethori
Black Widow Paintball & Airsoft...

Black Widow Paintball & Airsoft (http://www.blackwidowpaintballsupplies.com) sells mags too. They are in Hamilton on Nebo Rd.
Forum: Newbie Tank February 3rd, 2012, 19:03
Replies: 22
Views: 7,178
Posted By Maethori
I am a big fan of KWA's (though I don't own any)...

I am a big fan of KWA's (though I don't own any) as long as they are the newer versions. I've never seen a gun last so long without going down and needing work. However, they are more proprietary...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 23rd, 2012, 20:11
Replies: 165
Views: 48,927
Posted By Maethori
most canadian stores try to rip you off when you...

most canadian stores try to rip you off when you buy pop if you know what you're doing you can just order some soda from the US... It's not like they're really gonna do anything at the border... i've...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 11th, 2012, 18:04
Replies: 21
Views: 9,089
Posted By Maethori
Yea, I have one gun running the ASCU and it works...

Yea, I have one gun running the ASCU and it works amazingly well. However, the massive computer unit in the back is annoying to fit in a stock/buffer tube in conjunction with a battery.
I'm really...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 3rd, 2012, 02:00
Replies: 26
Views: 11,943
Posted By Maethori
Haha, I know exactly what you mean. This is a...

Haha, I know exactly what you mean. This is a great motor and I would recommend it. Also, that is a very strange game.

I recently tried a G&P m120 and had serious troubles getting it to work...
Forum: Gear Discussion December 16th, 2011, 20:30
Replies: 20
Views: 9,014
Posted By Maethori
Bass Pro Shops sells a good set of gun enamels. ...

Bass Pro Shops sells a good set of gun enamels.

Hunter's Specialties Permanent Camo Paint - 12-oz. Aerosol...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 27th, 2011, 18:08
Replies: 29
Views: 9,959
Posted By Maethori
For starters, I would say the problem is less the...

For starters, I would say the problem is less the multicam and more the black boots, pads, pack, gloves, pouches, and mask. If everything was multicam or tan he would be fairly invisible.

But...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 8th, 2011, 17:27
Replies: 25
Views: 10,037
Posted By Maethori
Not a bad point. Essentially what you are...

Not a bad point.

Essentially what you are looking for is a stock G&P gun. You can get one that is almost exactly what you are looking for in all areas.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 8th, 2011, 15:03
Replies: 25
Views: 10,037
Posted By Maethori
Here's a few comments: Of those two choices...

Here's a few comments:

Of those two choices G&P is definitely higher quality. JG isn't too bad but there's more of a hit-and-miss chance of getting decent quality. But (as far as I've seen) good...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 7th, 2011, 01:33
Replies: 25
Views: 10,037
Posted By Maethori
Finding the crane stock shouldn't be very...

Finding the crane stock shouldn't be very difficult, and installing it is super simple. Replacing the upper receiver to get the flat-top rail shouldn't be too difficult either, but will take a bit...
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