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Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 14th, 2015, 12:05
Replies: 41
Views: 23,573
Posted By a_sock
hmm now its would you rather shoot 30bbs at 30rps...

hmm now its would you rather shoot 30bbs at 30rps or have 3 bbs be shot at 10 rps. Separate hop ups could mean you could slightly over hop one to increase your effective range with flat and accurate...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 17th, 2012, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 3,852
Posted By a_sock
I've always wanted to get my guns hydrographed or...

I've always wanted to get my guns hydrographed or get a high quality paintjob, If you could do up my guns in atacs Id be very interested.

Tiger stripe with colors matching the environment always...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 4th, 2012, 19:21
Replies: 28
Views: 14,129
Posted By a_sock
Running dye I4's, they are paintball goggles but...

Running dye I4's, they are paintball goggles but they sit tight to the face and aren't as bulky as most of the other paintball masks. Full face protection that will take bb hits no problem, and I...
Forum: Newbie Tank April 3rd, 2012, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 3,198
Posted By a_sock
He is in Toronto. Do your parents support you in...

He is in Toronto. Do your parents support you in your choice to play airsoft? Would a parent be willing to try it out once with you? Possibly an older sibling above the age of 18? This would be your...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 29th, 2012, 15:04
Replies: 45
Views: 24,045
Posted By a_sock
Uhhhh...... Which one to get? Both are soo...

Uhhhh...... Which one to get? Both are soo awesome. Want specs on both.
Forum: Gear Discussion March 24th, 2012, 22:11
Replies: 87
Views: 26,233
Posted By a_sock
never be caught in a mexican standoff without...

never be caught in a mexican standoff without them....
Forum: Gear Discussion March 23rd, 2012, 14:44
Replies: 87
Views: 26,233
Posted By a_sock
I tend to carry as much as I can no matter what,...

I tend to carry as much as I can no matter what, its like a comfort blanket. I use 120 round m16 short mags, they are half the size of normal mags and plastic, so they are really light, and look much...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 6th, 2012, 10:51
Replies: 37
Views: 15,309
Posted By a_sock
if its a clone that has the issue of not being...

if its a clone that has the issue of not being bright enough, I doubt they put in a quality led. If you have a bead on good and cheap led's I think this is fine, working well for a while is usually...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 3rd, 2012, 14:58
Replies: 37
Views: 15,309
Posted By a_sock
Hmmm, then why the difference between optics?...

Hmmm, then why the difference between optics? I've seen toy red dots that move when you move, some clones that have a small shift when you move and a few good ones that stay on target within a good...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 2nd, 2012, 22:26
Replies: 37
Views: 15,309
Posted By a_sock
I sometimes like to just aim with one eye, just a...

I sometimes like to just aim with one eye, just a habbit Ive developed. Its not a problem if I aim with both eyes open, and I do most of the time, but whenever I need to get a good shot in a tight...
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 2nd, 2012, 20:32
Replies: 37
Views: 15,309
Posted By a_sock
my eotech clone is plenty bright, easily used for...

my eotech clone is plenty bright, easily used for outdoors, my issues have always been clarity of the lens-making it difficult to shoot using one eye, and the slight parralax(havent noticed any...
Forum: General February 2nd, 2012, 12:44
Replies: 9
Views: 4,827
Posted By a_sock
As a somewhat new person to airsoft(about a year...

As a somewhat new person to airsoft(about a year in) this is something that really requires more effort than most people put into this. I know some lax fields will just allow you to bring any guns...
Forum: Canadian Airsoft News Stand February 1st, 2012, 10:33
Replies: 72
Views: 47,968
Posted By a_sock
Not gameable at all, a nerf dart that either...

Not gameable at all, a nerf dart that either whistled or made some sort of noise when it ilpacts would have been a help of a lot better. I doubt even reanactors would want that falling on their...
Forum: Canadian Airsoft News Stand January 27th, 2012, 18:00
Replies: 27
Views: 22,671
Posted By a_sock
I think that if you posted one copy of an issue...

I think that if you posted one copy of an issue as a pdf it would greatly improve my own, as well as others, interest in getting a subscription. If you buy a magazine anywhere else you always flip...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 21st, 2012, 18:48
Replies: 67
Views: 17,840
Posted By a_sock
I understand you have read a lot, but reading...

I understand you have read a lot, but reading isnt going to give you all the information you need to make the descision ahead of you. Sniping in airsoft is not like videogames, sniping is for someone...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures October 27th, 2011, 22:58
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
yeah, great for loose two point slings or single...

yeah, great for loose two point slings or single point slings, so you dont have to worry about your primary coming off your back.
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures October 27th, 2011, 11:59
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
May sound odd but when I sling my gun on my back...

May sound odd but when I sling my gun on my back I usually put the barrel down my drop pouch, its very secure that way and helps distribute the weight off your shoulder. I know theres a product...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures October 26th, 2011, 07:04
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
something like a shotgun is probably going to be...

something like a shotgun is probably going to be more of a backup than a sidearm. Especially when your in some of those oh shit moments, its not going to do much, under conditions where you may be...
Forum: General October 22nd, 2011, 22:49
Replies: 7
Views: 2,801
Posted By a_sock
There is bolt action certification, using a rifle...

There is bolt action certification, using a rifle in semi with occasional full auto fire doesn't exactly strike me as a sniper rifle.

Many bolt action users are under 400fps anyways, no real...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 15th, 2011, 08:28
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By a_sock
Why not just go with a lipo? I was able to fit...

Why not just go with a lipo? I was able to fit an 11.1v 1100mAh in the grip without any problems, and. If you don't want to go with a high voltage a little 7.4 works fine as well. I think that...
Forum: Airsoft Media October 7th, 2011, 13:26
Replies: 121
Views: 101,499
Posted By a_sock
[spoiler][QUOTE=Reckless;1471244]http://i56.photob...

[spoiler][QUOTE=Reckless;1471244]http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g179/Rallytercel/airsoft/0530001834.jpg[spoiler]

crap I dont know how to do the spoiler thing on here...

So what is that? a...
Forum: General October 7th, 2011, 08:55
Replies: 64
Views: 23,038
Posted By a_sock
Pretty sure I saw CDN_Stalker say he runs at...

Pretty sure I saw CDN_Stalker say he runs at about 390 right now and prefers it a lot more than when he ran 450ish. In his ballistics thread he claims that too high of a fps causes too much...
Forum: General October 6th, 2011, 22:28
Replies: 64
Views: 23,038
Posted By a_sock
...my l96 shoots 402-403 fps... might try to...

...my l96 shoots 402-403 fps... might try to bring it to 385 if I kind find the spring to do it. Does the course handle anything other that the safety issues with shooting hot?
Forum: General October 5th, 2011, 14:38
Replies: 64
Views: 23,038
Posted By a_sock
Very interested, would it be possible for two...

Very interested, would it be possible for two people to do the course sharing the same rifle? On some occasions my Dad comes out to play and I usually lend him my longer rifles, and it be nice for...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 4th, 2011, 07:40
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By a_sock
Just figured I would try and make use off all the...

Just figured I would try and make use off all the space I had, and the barrel lengths that are easiest to get ahold of are either a little shorter than my stock barrel, or just a couple cm too long...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 3rd, 2011, 22:31
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By a_sock
I understand, Not a real need but I very much...

I understand, Not a real need but I very much like the 97b and would like to see it perform at its best, not expecting worlds of difference but its enough. It also is a bit of a comfort/confidence...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 3rd, 2011, 21:19
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By a_sock
I have cut metal piping/tubing for other hobbies...

I have cut metal piping/tubing for other hobbies and house maintanace/repair, I have pipe cutters and a dremel(probably use dremel over pipe cutter), bunch of bits and such, and am pretty confident I...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 3rd, 2011, 17:23
Replies: 12
Views: 6,741
Posted By a_sock
Upgrade advice(97b)

Hey, I've got a real sword type 97b that I absolutely love and was hoping to put a little bit more love into her.

So far what I have is a stock type 97b and run a 7.4 and 11.1 lipo, with a modify...
Forum: Gear Discussion October 1st, 2011, 07:53
Replies: 22
Views: 6,975
Posted By a_sock
WOW.... how do you learn without asking? You mean...

WOW.... how do you learn without asking? You mean even though Im easily top of my class in my college program I won't make it because theres someone who just showed up at my future employer telling...
Forum: Newbie Tank September 29th, 2011, 08:16
Replies: 7
Views: 3,671
Posted By a_sock
you can either support Canadian retailers or give...

you can either support Canadian retailers or give free donations to out of country companies to provide the CBSA with fun new toys.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 27th, 2011, 18:10
Replies: 1,174
Views: 835,300
Posted By a_sock
the folding stock ones look very slick. Been...

the folding stock ones look very slick. Been looking at folding stock and bullpup long rifles, something that is compact and slings very well but still has long range capabilities.
Forum: Accessories Discussion September 26th, 2011, 21:04
Replies: 14
Views: 6,801
Posted By a_sock
I said the same thing, makes people look like a...

I said the same thing, makes people look like a bird, but its comfy, great vision/view, and just feels like Im wearing goggles, but I still get full protection for my entire face and ears. Ive taken...
Forum: Accessories Discussion September 26th, 2011, 17:57
Replies: 14
Views: 6,801
Posted By a_sock
Ever try i4's? Much more comfy than mesh masks,...

Ever try i4's? Much more comfy than mesh masks, should be alright with the m4 as long as you use the avigo and don't have stock all the way in, and its fine for an l96 if you take off the cheek rest....
Forum: Accessories Discussion September 26th, 2011, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 6,801
Posted By a_sock
What gun do you have? What stock and sights are...

What gun do you have? What stock and sights are you using? Do you want full face protection for indoor or outdoor?
Forum: Newbie Tank September 24th, 2011, 07:55
Replies: 17
Views: 7,310
Posted By a_sock
I understand that a greater velocity often yields...

I understand that a greater velocity often yields poor accuracy, but have a question about controlling muzzle velocity with weight. Here's an example of what I mean. Gun A shoots 350 fps On .2 and is...
Forum: General September 22nd, 2011, 07:23
Replies: 25
Views: 12,437
Posted By a_sock
No speedball/xball league allows over 15bps ramp,...

No speedball/xball league allows over 15bps ramp, and Ive never seen a paintball gun that could keep up with an airsoft build meant for speed. Doesnt really bother me as much in airsoft, because with...
Forum: Op-For/Terrorist/Rebel/Insurgents September 19th, 2011, 09:35
Replies: 120
Views: 118,291
Posted By a_sock
following post in reference to asc user Frozen...

following post in reference to asc user Frozen Tex's pictures that he posted above.

would it be possible to fit shooting glasses under that?

first and last pic's are freakin sweet!
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 14th, 2011, 11:47
Replies: 1,174
Views: 835,300
Posted By a_sock
Want! I would love a very skirmishable shotgun, ...

Want! I would love a very skirmishable shotgun, shooting 12 BBs would be cool but very difficult to achieve, hold enough for 50+ shots would be awesome. If you could get something like a triple...
Forum: General September 13th, 2011, 20:00
Replies: 25
Views: 12,437
Posted By a_sock
Absolutely no feild allows more than 300fps,...

Absolutely no feild allows more than 300fps, anywhere. and a smaller, more dense(considering paintballs are made to burst, which spreads out the force, and surface area is a big factor in pressue(its...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures September 10th, 2011, 12:46
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
I think some people are jumping into this just...

I think some people are jumping into this just based off of the title without reading the original post. Yes, using a very long weapon in cqb is pretty stupid because its putting you at a big...
Forum: General September 8th, 2011, 15:56
Replies: 64
Views: 23,038
Posted By a_sock
an airsoft rifle becomes a firearm when it shoots...

an airsoft rifle becomes a firearm when it shoots over 500fps AND puts out 5 joules of energy. If you were shooting .43 bb's and the chronograph read higher than 500fps, you'd have a firearm in your...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 8th, 2011, 15:46
Replies: 74
Views: 36,998
Posted By a_sock
realswords new sniper rifle looks really...

realswords new sniper rifle looks really tempting....wish I knew the specs on it
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures September 2nd, 2011, 17:43
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
I have a sidearm thats very capable of handling...

I have a sidearm thats very capable of handling close quarters situations(usually keep at least 1 50 round mag on me, just in case) and also have a nice little 97b for cqb and average outdoor...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures September 2nd, 2011, 13:23
Replies: 76
Views: 54,911
Posted By a_sock
Talking Long rifles in close quarters combat

Hoping we all could share our experiences and ideas for dealing with situations where a player with a long rifle is forced into a situation where they must engage targets in close quarters(only...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 30th, 2011, 08:37
Replies: 15
Views: 10,547
Posted By a_sock
And here I was all sad because I wouldn't see the...

And here I was all sad because I wouldn't see the vss in bf3...
Forum: Accessories Discussion August 26th, 2011, 19:25
Replies: 11
Views: 8,985
Posted By a_sock
stronger detent to prevent bb's from rolling out...

stronger detent to prevent bb's from rolling out and do some modification to the "plunger" and tube to keep them together but also slide into/on each other to remain compact. If we are just talking...
Forum: General August 23rd, 2011, 15:56
Replies: 78
Views: 26,809
Posted By a_sock
I think that if a player is "checking" themselves...

I think that if a player is "checking" themselves its fine to tell them it was in fact a hit. I know, especially with low fps guns or low rof weapons hitting say a boot or vest a hit might just make...
Forum: Newbie Tank August 18th, 2011, 21:48
Replies: 44
Views: 19,920
Posted By a_sock
magical metal stone of spiraling power allows you...

magical metal stone of spiraling power allows you to increase your fps to whatever you want(spring).
Forum: General July 26th, 2011, 19:11
Replies: 13
Views: 6,187
Posted By a_sock
you could set something up at a feild to...

you could set something up at a feild to "recreate" something like this, on popular bunkers place something like a bucket of rice or trip mines, when one team gets to an artilery location they can...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 21st, 2011, 22:32
Replies: 199
Views: 116,822
Posted By a_sock
Dont have mine with me at the moment, but would...

Dont have mine with me at the moment, but would someone who has one mind finding out if each barrel is fed from the same bb placement(if the 1st, 4th, 7th bb in the shell/mag stack feed the upper...
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