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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 7th, 2016, 10:14
Replies: 18
Views: 5,957
Posted By Bellerophon
The best you could do is buy or make a buffer...

The best you could do is buy or make a buffer that will short stroke the travel of the bolt, as in this video...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 25th, 2016, 12:12
Replies: 16
Views: 8,342
Posted By Bellerophon
Currently using a G-code for my KWA MK23, but...

Currently using a G-code for my KWA MK23, but tested it as well with another player's Marui and it works great in either case. Only problem I've had with mine is that the spring loaded back strap...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 20th, 2016, 22:09
Replies: 7
Views: 3,193
Posted By Bellerophon
Hm. At this point I'd try dry firing it with the...

Hm. At this point I'd try dry firing it with the grips off just to see if there's any obvious differences between single and double action that might be caused by the modification.
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 20th, 2016, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 3,193
Posted By Bellerophon
Hah, looks like we independently came up with the...

Hah, looks like we independently came up with the same adjustable power modification. That little shelf under the spring block is just the perfect place to put a nut and screw for power adjustment:...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 20th, 2016, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,711
Posted By Bellerophon
I've done the adjustable power mod...

I've done the adjustable power mod (http://www.airsoftsociety.com/forums/f8/wingun-revolver-mod-72080/) for two Wingun revolvers, it's pretty easy. Skeletor basically hit the nail on the head:...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 17th, 2016, 13:20
Replies: 9
Views: 3,028
Posted By Bellerophon
Having a longer wire will contribute very little...

Having a longer wire will contribute very little to the resistance, even 1 extra meter of crappy 22 gauge wire will contribute ~0.05 ohms in series with the motor (source...
Forum: Newbie Tank March 12th, 2016, 16:27
Replies: 63
Views: 14,508
Posted By Bellerophon
Don't get a sniper rifle as a first gun....

Don't get a sniper rifle as a first gun. Regardless of the skill requirements and cost of upgrading them, they are specialized tools for a specialized job. There are a lot of scenarios where hanging...
Forum: Airsoft Media February 29th, 2016, 19:58
Replies: 78
Views: 61,890
Posted By Bellerophon
Is that a normal M93r barrel cut down, or do...

Is that a normal M93r barrel cut down, or do normal KWA M9 barrels fit the M93r?
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 25th, 2016, 12:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,598
Posted By Bellerophon
If the battery is too low charged it should just...

If the battery is too low charged it should just activate low voltage protection and not go into programming mode (that is, for the expected battery type, ie a fully charged 7.4V lipo will trigger...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 25th, 2016, 01:26
Replies: 7
Views: 2,598
Posted By Bellerophon
I had a similar issue with mine a while back,...

I had a similar issue with mine a while back, running a MERF 3.2 it would intermittently switch to programming mode even when everything seemed to be wired correctly. It turned out that one of the...
Forum: Newbie Tank October 18th, 2015, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By Bellerophon
There's nothing about the tavor design that's...

There's nothing about the tavor design that's inherently 'bad' for cqb, whether it works for you or not comes down to your personal skills and preferences.
If at all possible, before buying it just...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 26th, 2015, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By Bellerophon
If you've got the 6" version already, what else...

If you've got the 6" version already, what else is there to know? It'll work exactly the same, just a little longer and front-heavier.
I've owned the 2.5" version and seen worked on other types,...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 25th, 2015, 15:33
Replies: 5
Views: 2,418
Posted By Bellerophon
After trying (and failing) to repair the chipped...

After trying (and failing) to repair the chipped part at the back of my barrel, I bought a replacement directly from KWA. You'll need to email them about it but they're perfectly happy to ship to...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 20th, 2015, 20:03
Replies: 7
Views: 2,477
Posted By Bellerophon
Glad to help. RA Tech makes a steel outer barrel...

Glad to help. RA Tech makes a steel outer barrel for the M93R, or as you say you could get a new one machined, I'd still recommend getting an OEM plastic barrel. My reasoning is: that point of impact...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 20th, 2015, 14:08
Replies: 7
Views: 2,477
Posted By Bellerophon
I have a M39R as well, and I fixed a similar...

I have a M39R as well, and I fixed a similar issue. Following your link, the part that Amorton94 circled is called the locking block, make sure that hasn't broken the part of the barrel it pivots on,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 7th, 2015, 10:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bellerophon
The rubber sleeve IS the bucking, what you might...

The rubber sleeve IS the bucking, what you might be thinking of is the nub (the tiny little rubber tube that applies the pressure). The stock nub should be fine unless you're running a flat hop/R-hop...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 6th, 2015, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bellerophon
To start, improving trigger response and accuracy...

To start, improving trigger response and accuracy at the same time constitutes more than just 'mild' upgrades, I'd recommend you stick to one thing at a time.
Don't worry too much about screwing up...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 30th, 2015, 22:16
Replies: 11
Views: 5,200
Posted By Bellerophon
Anything shell ejecting is more trouble than it's...

Anything shell ejecting is more trouble than it's worth, even worse when it takes multiple modifications to get it to fire anywhere near field-legal velocities. On top of that, you've got to deal...
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 7th, 2015, 19:58
Replies: 8
Views: 2,538
Posted By Bellerophon
It could be that your trigger contacts are too...

It could be that your trigger contacts are too close together, so it starts firing before the cutoff lever has a chance to engage. Try (gently!) prying the copper trigger contacts apart a few mm so...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 9th, 2014, 12:24
Replies: 11
Views: 4,905
Posted By Bellerophon
Sorry about all the non-answers I've been giving,...

Sorry about all the non-answers I've been giving, but upgrading airsoft guns is an enormously complicated topic.
Here's two excellent guides, one on improving accuracy...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 9th, 2014, 12:11
Replies: 11
Views: 4,905
Posted By Bellerophon
There are different versions of gearbox, the SCAR...

There are different versions of gearbox, the SCAR uses a version 2 gearbox I think, which will be roughly compatible with parts from other V2 gearboxes.

I really don't want to discourage you, but...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 9th, 2014, 11:16
Replies: 11
Views: 4,905
Posted By Bellerophon
Nobody can give you any advice unless you say...

Nobody can give you any advice unless you say what exactly you're trying to upgrade. Do you want in improve its range? Trigger response? Rate of fire? Ergonomics? How much are you willing to spend? ...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 11th, 2014, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By Bellerophon
Mostly the bit about being a halfwit tech....

Mostly the bit about being a halfwit tech. Despite all odds, my build is running, so I'm happy. It's not fieldable yet, there's still lots to do, but at least I can enjoy the lovely BRRT sound it...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 11th, 2014, 16:18
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By Bellerophon
Hey! I resemble that remark.

Hey! I resemble that remark.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 11th, 2014, 15:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,634
Posted By Bellerophon
That motor will not have the torque to pull that...

That motor will not have the torque to pull that spring, especially not with that gear ratio. High speed motors spin quickly, but this speed comes at the expense of torque, any kind of load (such as...
Forum: Doctor's Corner September 9th, 2014, 18:22
Replies: 18
Views: 6,053
Posted By Bellerophon
Before dropping serious cash on upgrade parts, I...

Before dropping serious cash on upgrade parts, I strongly recommend you read this excellent guide (http://www.airsoftsniperforum.com/43-longrange-aegs/892-holy-grail-building-your-dmr-aeg.html) to...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 3rd, 2014, 12:22
Replies: 6
Views: 2,744
Posted By Bellerophon
If you insist on either of those two, I can say...

If you insist on either of those two, I can say they are most likely identical mechanically, the same gun but with different stocks. It makes no difference which, just choose whichever one feels best...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 20th, 2014, 16:07
Replies: 27
Views: 5,990
Posted By Bellerophon
This...

This (http://www.airsoftsniperforum.com/43-longrange-aegs/892-holy-grail-building-your-dmr-aeg.html) guide is a good place to start.
Stock guns are all largely the same accuracy-wise, though with...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 26th, 2014, 11:20
Replies: 33
Views: 8,943
Posted By Bellerophon
Bolt action sniper rifles are NOT a good first...

Bolt action sniper rifles are NOT a good first choice of gun. It's a specialists tool for a specialized role. Its advantages only shine once you've already mastered camouflage, marksmanship, gun tech...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 14th, 2014, 15:57
Replies: 154
Views: 42,452
Posted By Bellerophon
http://www.bingoairsoftworks.com/converting-a-gas-...

http://www.bingoairsoftworks.com/converting-a-gas-blow-back-rifle-to-use-hpa-tank/

Tapping GBBR mags to use an external HPA source isn't terribly expensive compared to the cost of the GBBR, mags,...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 14th, 2014, 09:46
Replies: 154
Views: 42,452
Posted By Bellerophon
How so, exactly? Ignoring the difficulty of...

How so, exactly? Ignoring the difficulty of manufacturing hollow BBs with perfectly uniform interiors, these are some issues I could think of off the top of my head:
1. With a uniform spherical...
Forum: Newbie Tank July 14th, 2014, 09:21
Replies: 41
Views: 11,050
Posted By Bellerophon
I'd say don't give up, just keep the idea on the...

I'd say don't give up, just keep the idea on the back burner until you're more experienced. Play a few games, have some fun, and decide for yourself whether you can manage it.
No matter what you...
Forum: Accessories Discussion June 26th, 2014, 10:02
Replies: 3
Views: 2,319
Posted By Bellerophon
I'd say game it once or twice before messing with...

I'd say game it once or twice before messing with it. Any shortcomings will become apparent and you'll have a better idea what you want before you start buying stuff.
Once you know what you want,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 20th, 2014, 16:34
Replies: 9
Views: 4,135
Posted By Bellerophon
There's nothing particularly delicate, but...

There's nothing particularly delicate, but there's lots of small pieces under spring tension that will absolutely go flying the moment you open it, and make putting it back together a pain.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications June 17th, 2014, 10:11
Replies: 6
Views: 2,647
Posted By Bellerophon
I fixed my buddy's JG AUG A2 a few times, I had...

I fixed my buddy's JG AUG A2 a few times, I had some grievances with the design:
- The only part that seals the gearbox to the hop up chamber is the plastic plate that divides the rear of the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 16th, 2014, 13:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bellerophon
If it were the tappet/nozzle, every shot will be...

If it were the tappet/nozzle, every shot will be inconsistent. You may hit a streak of good shots, but it would quickly stop working again.

Also: try loading a few BBs into your mags and then...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 16th, 2014, 12:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bellerophon
Ok, fortunately the checks I suggested do not...

Ok, fortunately the checks I suggested do not involve openning the gearbox. If your MP5 SD is anything like mine, the barrel and hop up rubber should be accessible just by removing the handguard and...
Forum: Doctor's Corner June 16th, 2014, 11:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Bellerophon
Your description is really vague: what kind of...

Your description is really vague: what kind of work did this 'gun doc' do? Have you tried taking it apart yourself?
Other than that, this sounds like either a dirty barrel or ripped hop up rubber....
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 15th, 2014, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bellerophon
Success! It looks like everything is working...

Success! It looks like everything is working properly now after I
1. pried the trigger prongs into a better shape
2. lightly sanded a bit more off of the 2nd and 3rd piston teeth, where there was...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 15th, 2014, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bellerophon
Barrel length is stock 275mm, my concern is...

Barrel length is stock 275mm, my concern is because the piston starts its stroke from so much farther back that the vent might now be in the wrong spot



I glued the sorbo to the rubber pad, 2nd...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 14th, 2014, 19:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bellerophon
CA MP5 issues after upgrades

I just finished rewiring my CA MP5SD with 16AWG wire + deans, as well as installing a 3/16" sorbo pad and the requisite grinding and sanding of the piston teeth to correct the AOE. I'm extremely...
Forum: General May 3rd, 2014, 15:39
Replies: 14
Views: 3,583
Posted By Bellerophon
That's an M9. The 93r has its safety (and fire...

That's an M9. The 93r has its safety (and fire selector) on the left side of the frame. I included other details in my PM.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 26th, 2014, 17:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,612
Posted By Bellerophon
Not sure if the R8 has the same magwell, but I...

Not sure if the R8 has the same magwell, but I use King Arms plastic midcaps in my JG G3. They fit a bit tightly but they feed fine and don't wobble, you can get a 5 pack of them from several stores...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 17th, 2014, 14:28
Replies: 33
Views: 10,102
Posted By Bellerophon
The G&G extreme is not advisable, it is known to...

The G&G extreme is not advisable, it is known to shoot too hot for most fields. Also, it's CO2 only and mostly pot metal, so it'll likely tear itself to pieces after a few days of regular use. Save...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 13th, 2014, 21:36
Replies: 16
Views: 4,538
Posted By Bellerophon
Something I forgot to mention that really helped...

Something I forgot to mention that really helped me out: whenever you get spotted, after the game you can go find the guy that saw you and ask him what gave you away. Take notes on how they found...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 13th, 2014, 20:56
Replies: 16
Views: 4,538
Posted By Bellerophon
Of those two I'd go with the poncho, based on a...

Of those two I'd go with the poncho, based on a cursory search. Given the choice of brown or green I'd go with brown. You'll have to get a boonie hat and disguise it separately to match, as the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 13th, 2014, 16:10
Replies: 16
Views: 4,538
Posted By Bellerophon
Didn't expect to write this much, but this is...

Didn't expect to write this much, but this is clearly an immense topic and I'm barely scratching the surface. You'll have to do a lot of your own research, but for now these are notes from my...
Forum: General March 2nd, 2014, 11:35
Replies: 27
Views: 6,897
Posted By Bellerophon
Age verified means that you're 18 or older, and...

Age verified means that you're 18 or older, and you've met with a site representative (showing photo ID and typically having a short interview) to have your age confirmed. Being 18 or older is the...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 14th, 2014, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 8,278
Posted By Bellerophon
While this isn't exactly what you asked for, this...

While this isn't exactly what you asked for, this should achieve the same effect: there are propane mags for the KWC desert eagle which will probably take the FPS down to your desired range.
Forum: General November 13th, 2013, 15:33
Replies: 10
Views: 3,508
Posted By Bellerophon
Hello! There seems to be a good number of players...

Hello! There seems to be a good number of players in the Guelph area. My favorite place to play is Finch's Field, which is a 15 minute drive from where I live, I encourage you to look it up. Games...
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