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Forum: Airsoft Media September 19th, 2012, 15:33
Replies: 72
Views: 23,798
Posted By TPM001
Needs more hotties, but good start! :)

Needs more hotties, but good start!


:)
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 31st, 2012, 16:29
Replies: 14
Views: 6,162
Posted By TPM001
The NPAS valve is not a drop-in installation. The...

The NPAS valve is not a drop-in installation. The NPAS sits too far forward inside the nozzle which is why you are getting low fps readings. The nozzle requires modification so the the NPAS is in the...
Forum: Reviews August 13th, 2012, 21:17
Replies: 42
Views: 25,301
Posted By TPM001
I tried the A+ hop up rubber for both AEG and GBB...

I tried the A+ hop up rubber for both AEG and GBB (i.e. VSR-10 compatible). I agree with the others. Definitely a noticeable extension in the distance the BB travels before it drops. I didn't...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 27th, 2012, 13:29
Replies: 32
Views: 11,092
Posted By TPM001
The Xbox and Playstation tried that. Sadly, it...

The Xbox and Playstation tried that. Sadly, it misses the mark....
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 27th, 2012, 09:58
Replies: 10
Views: 5,997
Posted By TPM001
I'm just saying that regardless of who...

I'm just saying that regardless of who manufactures this, it is still referred to as AWS Raptor (as is apparent in the packaging). So if somebody is looking for one, they can do a search under AWS...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 26th, 2012, 11:26
Replies: 6
Views: 3,980
Posted By TPM001
Man....now I want a Pulse Rifle....

Man....now I want a Pulse Rifle....
Forum: Reviews July 24th, 2012, 21:59
Replies: 25
Views: 10,862
Posted By TPM001
My experience with ICS says to stay away from...

My experience with ICS says to stay away from ICS. I've own two of them and both broke down catastrophically.

The split gearbox design is more of a gimmick than a design advantage. In fact, it...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 23rd, 2012, 20:52
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Thanks Turok! I look forward to seeing what can...

Thanks Turok! I look forward to seeing what can be done.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 23rd, 2012, 18:34
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Ok. I confirm that the regular NPAS unit doesn't...

Ok. I confirm that the regular NPAS unit doesn't fit inside the nozzle. Too big. Looks like we're stuck with this design, for better or for worse.

Someday I might think about cutting off the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 22nd, 2012, 22:24
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
I guess theoretically, we can replace the head...

I guess theoretically, we can replace the head piece with the regular NPAS valve. The principle should be the same, as long as you open up the tail piece such that some gas pressure is allowed to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 22nd, 2012, 22:10
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
That said, this misalignment doesn't appear to...

That said, this misalignment doesn't appear to happen often and I am happy to report a very positive experience with the aluminum nozzle. My shots are very consistent (9 shots out of 10). ...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 22nd, 2012, 21:47
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
As suspected, the NPAS in the nozzle is very...

As suspected, the NPAS in the nozzle is very different from that of the regular open bolt design.

http://img.tapatalk.com/ae704a70-ad3c-67c1.jpg

Here's a closer look:
...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 19th, 2012, 16:13
Replies: 13
Views: 5,548
Posted By TPM001
Comon guys! It's simple. Green gas is hydrogen....

Comon guys! It's simple. Green gas is hydrogen. That's why they call it "green"...

<crickets chirping>
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 18th, 2012, 22:38
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Some initial observations: 1) the aluminum...

Some initial observations:

1) the aluminum nozzle and steel bolt carrier combo is heavy and shows in the noticeably slower rate of fire.

2) aluminum nozzle fits well in the stock aluminum...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 18th, 2012, 18:14
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Interesting. I tested in my WE M4 CQBR with...

Interesting. I tested in my WE M4 CQBR with decent results:

Using 0.25g BBs and a V2 mag:

400
391
386
386
381
386
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 18th, 2012, 15:48
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Might require modding to do that. I can already...

Might require modding to do that. I can already tell the NPAS valve in the aluminum nozzle is completely different from the one made for the plastic nozzles. When I get home, I'll open her up and...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 18th, 2012, 13:34
Replies: 53
Views: 26,544
Posted By TPM001
Just got one of these (the nozzle/bolt carrier...

Just got one of these (the nozzle/bolt carrier combo) from airsoftparts. I must say, I'm quite impressed with the build quality and finish. The nozzle is the bead blasted version. The nozzle fits...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 18th, 2012, 13:21
Replies: 7
Views: 6,960
Posted By TPM001
I have this awesome pistol. All M9 mags work for...

I have this awesome pistol. All M9 mags work for it. In fact, this pistol can take three different mag capacities: 24, 32 and 48 rounds. So it's very versatile in that sense. I don't know how...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 16th, 2012, 11:06
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By TPM001
I second the Lonex motors. They run super cool...

I second the Lonex motors. They run super cool and are efficient. The G&P M120 is horrible. Too much heat generation and sucks your battery dry (because of wasted energy going into the heating).
...
Forum: Doctor's Corner July 16th, 2012, 10:58
Replies: 12
Views: 4,312
Posted By TPM001
For a high rate-of-fire setup, 900 rpm won't cut...

For a high rate-of-fire setup, 900 rpm won't cut it. I would think something like 1400 rpm would be considered semi-fast and over 1800 to be insanely fast. I agree with TC. Keep the parts light.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 16th, 2012, 10:37
Replies: 34
Views: 9,754
Posted By TPM001
I disagree with a GBBR as a superior sniper gun...

I disagree with a GBBR as a superior sniper gun platform (unless you convert to an HPA rig). In my experience, there is too much variance in gas pressure to make your shots consistent. You may get...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 16th, 2012, 09:36
Replies: 18
Views: 7,259
Posted By TPM001
This guy uses better written English than most...

This guy uses better written English than most English-only speaking people I know. And funny how at least 3 posts here are in French, but he still insists on responding in near perfect English.
Forum: Reviews May 15th, 2012, 13:36
Replies: 137
Views: 92,454
Posted By TPM001
Generally speaking, it's not the way. It's the...

Generally speaking, it's not the way. It's the will.

I, myself, had nothing but smooth transactions with torontoairsoft. But these things could happen.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 12th, 2012, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 4,408
Posted By TPM001
I have a MKIV. Definitely shoots less than 350...

I have a MKIV. Definitely shoots less than 350 fps. Awesome pistol. My most accurate pistol.

Takedown is not as easy as say the MKII due to the differences in the return spring setup. I can't...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 25th, 2012, 00:26
Replies: 30
Views: 10,409
Posted By TPM001
Where can I find the all metal nozzles?

Where can I find the all metal nozzles?
Forum: Airsoft Media April 19th, 2012, 15:26
Replies: 331
Views: 232,332
Posted By TPM001
Love the pink handle.

Love the pink handle.
Forum: Reviews April 17th, 2012, 00:54
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Says the guy with a white ducky with a blue...

Says the guy with a white ducky with a blue sailor's hat as an avatar....

Sorry, couldn't resist... ;)
Forum: Reviews April 16th, 2012, 21:56
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Just like the real thing... They used steel...

Just like the real thing...

They used steel for the trigger guard and receiver so I'm not sure what else you expect? Titanium? At least it's better than aluminum or pot metal.

The thickness...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 11th, 2012, 16:54
Replies: 7
Views: 3,919
Posted By TPM001
Sounds like something is preventing enough flow...

Sounds like something is preventing enough flow of gas into the bolt carrier. Could be several reasons:

1) NPAS problem - the valve must be able to move forward to the front of the nozzle....
Forum: Airsoft Media April 9th, 2012, 15:39
Replies: 110
Views: 84,511
Posted By TPM001
Recently bought a WE PDW open bolt (long version)...

Recently bought a WE PDW open bolt (long version) from Garrison. It has the gen 3 bolt pre-installed. Very crisp blowback, but like Fuzzy, you need to lock the bolt back to properly seat the mag...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 26th, 2012, 09:30
Replies: 12
Views: 5,863
Posted By TPM001
+1 A friend of mine has one. It is very...

+1

A friend of mine has one. It is very highly quality and looks as real as it gets.
Forum: Reviews March 23rd, 2012, 09:18
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
It should be the opposite. You should actually...

It should be the opposite. You should actually get lower FPS as the NPAS is opened up (i.e. made longer). It sounds like your nozzle was modded properly (can you provide a pic?). I can't imagine...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 21st, 2012, 09:27
Replies: 389
Views: 212,456
Posted By TPM001
This is a way better design. Will result in less...

This is a way better design. Will result in less leaks for sure because of the way smaller circumference of the seal. The current design involves a huge gasket that runs the entire vertical length...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 20th, 2012, 10:42
Replies: 25
Views: 13,016
Posted By TPM001
Great guide! Thanks! I know for a few people...

Great guide! Thanks! I know for a few people that working with trigger boxes is a daunting task. This should help clear things up.

When putting the fire selector back in, be mindful of the...
Forum: Reviews March 10th, 2012, 14:57
Replies: 17
Views: 13,851
Posted By TPM001
Another endorsement for XT60. Far superior to...

Another endorsement for XT60. Far superior to Deans for sure. The only downside is that it's a bit bigger so if space is ultra tight, go with deans. Otherwise XT60 all the way.

I also use these...
Forum: Reviews March 9th, 2012, 22:15
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Weird. I thought I covered this?!? Check out...

Weird. I thought I covered this?!? Check out post #101 of this thread. Its loaded with pics too!

Let me know if it's not clear and I'll help ya out.
Forum: Reviews March 6th, 2012, 17:06
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
NPAS Quick Installation Guide: You will need...

NPAS Quick Installation Guide:

You will need a punch kit that goes as small as 1/16".

Remove bolt:

http://img.tapatalk.com/4ac6099c-77e3-7257.jpg
...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 27th, 2012, 17:27
Replies: 17
Views: 6,030
Posted By TPM001
When you say reinforced, are you talking about...

When you say reinforced, are you talking about steel? What kind of critical mass do you need to begin production?

A few things that come to mind:

1) metal nozzle for M4 open bolt (aluminum or...
Forum: Reviews February 23rd, 2012, 12:46
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
By the way, there is no steel bolt (yet). I am...

By the way, there is no steel bolt (yet). I am anxiously waiting for Ra-tech to come out with one because my bolt is starting to show small indents from the contact with the hammer and the rear...
Forum: Reviews February 23rd, 2012, 12:35
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
I hear that WE may be coming out with more...

I hear that WE may be coming out with more variants of the AK over the year. Same general platform, but at least it gives us an option to choose the look and feel. Kinda like what they did with...
Forum: Reviews February 17th, 2012, 21:27
Replies: 17
Views: 14,698
Posted By TPM001
That might be a function of the mag. The smaller...

That might be a function of the mag. The smaller mags appear to be much better quality than the 30 round versions. On both my WE CQBR and 416 rifles, the small mags had much crisper and consistent...
Forum: Reviews February 16th, 2012, 13:06
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Interesting part. Thanks for the link. ...

Interesting part. Thanks for the link.
Seems to be a better solution than the short-stroke block that WE offers.

But the loss of the full travel bolt is an issue for me. Perhaps I'll...
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 15:28
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Geez...you guys are a meticulous bunch... :)

Geez...you guys are a meticulous bunch... :)
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 14:46
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
http://www.gotavapen.se/gota/cbj/cbj_ms.htm ...

http://www.gotavapen.se/gota/cbj/cbj_ms.htm

http://img.tapatalk.com/4ac609d3-fd98-8749.jpg
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 11:24
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
So after enhancing the stock AK with: 1)...

So after enhancing the stock AK with:

1) Ra-Tech steel trigger parts ($115)
2) Ra-Tech open bolt NPAS valve ($19)
3) Ra-Tech hop-up rubber ($9)
4) Ra-Tech wood handguard ($55)

I can now say...
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 01:58
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
In hindsight, you can probably leave the flash...

In hindsight, you can probably leave the flash hider on and still be able to remove the handguard. Just start from removing the set screw.
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 01:23
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Here's a quick install guide for the wooden parts...

Here's a quick install guide for the wooden parts from RA-Tech.

You're gonna need a punch kit and a hammer.

First step is to remove the flash hider (edit: discovered, in hindsight, that you...
Forum: Reviews February 15th, 2012, 00:58
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
Yeah you're right. It actually looks better with...

Yeah you're right. It actually looks better with the black pistol grip. I'm keeping the mag well flange tho... :)
Forum: Reviews February 14th, 2012, 21:59
Replies: 222
Views: 129,326
Posted By TPM001
The way an AK ought to be: ...

The way an AK ought to be:

http://img.tapatalk.com/ae70709a-1135-de92.jpg

RA-Tech wood furniture. Nice finish. Nice fit! No mods. 20 minute install...simple swap.
Forum: Canadian Airsoft News Stand January 22nd, 2012, 18:27
Replies: 134
Views: 76,242
Posted By TPM001
Hahaha. Good one.

Hahaha. Good one.
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