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Forum: Doctor's Corner May 5th, 2021, 01:29
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Zfurlong
If you don't run a LiPo battery already, get one....

If you don't run a LiPo battery already, get one. A 7.4 will work in any gun, 11.1's are my general go-to. Check your motor height to see if it is causing too much pressure on the gears to the point...
Forum: Doctor's Corner May 5th, 2021, 01:22
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Zfurlong
If you have a friend who knows their way around a...

If you have a friend who knows their way around a 3d printer, have them do up the files and print one for you.
If you don't have a friend like that, find someone who is good with that stuff and...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 5th, 2021, 01:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,809
Posted By Zfurlong
The internals like spring, guide and all that...

The internals like spring, guide and all that jazz can be legally imported without issue from almost any source. Evike (as much as I hate dealing with them), tend to carry parts compatible with most...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 20th, 2021, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 2,809
Posted By Zfurlong
Only reason I mentioned the lapping of the barrel...

Only reason I mentioned the lapping of the barrel is due to the wide variety of inners I have seen people swear by over the years that turn out to be nothing more than overpriced junk (in terms of QC...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 20th, 2021, 09:00
Replies: 13
Views: 2,809
Posted By Zfurlong
The first thing I would look into acquiring is a...

The first thing I would look into acquiring is a 90 degree dear set (trigger sear as well as 90 degree piston), to ensure longevity of the sear without having to worry about slam firing issues...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 12th, 2021, 23:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By Zfurlong
Lrb-long range barrel mod, drilling the outer and...

Lrb-long range barrel mod, drilling the outer and using screws to cause the inner barrel to bend just ever so slightly in a given way so the BB rides along the top of the inner barrel.
Er-hop -...
Forum: Gear Discussion April 12th, 2021, 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 2,818
Posted By Zfurlong
I'll echo what chiefy said about the fans. You...

I'll echo what chiefy said about the fans. You just need to play with it until you find a mounting style that works for you. Friend of mine out west attached his under the lip of his bump helmet and...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 12th, 2021, 10:43
Replies: 13
Views: 2,809
Posted By Zfurlong
The well mb4410 has a rather flushed out thread...

The well mb4410 has a rather flushed out thread for upgrades on airsoftsniperforum that may be worth your while looking into
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 30th, 2021, 21:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By Zfurlong
It's been years since I've had one, but based on...

It's been years since I've had one, but based on memory, the most reliable method was a combination of the old school LRB mod with er-hop and TDC
Forum: General February 8th, 2021, 23:06
Replies: 8
Views: 5,316
Posted By Zfurlong
use it till it breaks as the saying goes. i have...

use it till it breaks as the saying goes. i have a vfc mp5 and a vfc hk 417. the mp5, i have swapped the hop rubber and nub in from stock mound style to v-type rubber, gearbox internals are stock,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 1st, 2021, 23:21
Replies: 1
Views: 18,383
Posted By Zfurlong
it should be able to be loosened off a small...

it should be able to be loosened off a small amount to the point where it should be able to be used. (i did the same thing with we g17/18 mags for a tm gun and vice versa) it takes some finessing to...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 1st, 2021, 23:16
Replies: 1
Views: 11,913
Posted By Zfurlong
most v2 parts will work just fine. its all a...

most v2 parts will work just fine. its all a matter of how you tune it (think putting a new motor/parts into your car, it will take time and use for them to wear in properly)
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 1st, 2021, 23:13
Replies: 1
Views: 13,138
Posted By Zfurlong
if it actually is made by kwc, i dont see it...

if it actually is made by kwc, i dont see it being an issue with aftermarket gbb/vsr buckings
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 25th, 2021, 14:43
Replies: 2
Views: 3,246
Posted By Zfurlong
really any piston should be fine as long as it...

really any piston should be fine as long as it has a metal rack, for piston head and cylinder head, you will want ones with double o-ring. as for cylinder, cant really go wrong with a non ported, as...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 11th, 2021, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 2,873
Posted By Zfurlong
i replied to your other thread about this

i replied to your other thread about this
Forum: Newbie Tank January 11th, 2021, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 6,121
Posted By Zfurlong
basically if the brand that sells the bbs you are...

basically if the brand that sells the bbs you are looking at has a 90% stock of guns that are clear plastic, under 100$, or can be found at walmart, crappy tire, etc. dont buy them. if a brand sells...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 11th, 2021, 21:45
Replies: 1
Views: 3,086
Posted By Zfurlong
its not immediate verification. you will need to...

its not immediate verification. you will need to either contact a few reps local to you (be prepared to drive an hour or more in some cases) to meet them. you will normally come accross members who...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 11th, 2021, 21:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By Zfurlong
the most likely issue is the part of the cylinder...

the most likely issue is the part of the cylinder that engages with the little metal clip that actually rotates the cylinder is to worn (the issue arises from either constant spinning of the cylinder...
Forum: Doctor's Corner January 2nd, 2021, 19:52
Replies: 1
Views: 5,620
Posted By Zfurlong
head to kent building supply, talk to one of the...

head to kent building supply, talk to one of the employees, see if they have a cut shop. if they do, bring the parts there and have them make the cuts for you (at most will cost like 10$) that will...
Forum: Accessories Discussion December 31st, 2020, 06:51
Replies: 1
Views: 4,018
Posted By Zfurlong
your est bet would likely be to contact a...

your est bet would likely be to contact a retailer (a reputable one), and have the place a special order for you as they would most likely have the appropriate licenses in order to get the parts, if...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 31st, 2020, 06:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,834
Posted By Zfurlong
for co2, in order to hold up in cold weather and...

for co2, in order to hold up in cold weather and to avoid having to have the mag cooldown, i would second the kwc 1911. i have had mine as a workhorse for going on 5 years now, never had issues...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 31st, 2020, 06:12
Replies: 1
Views: 4,598
Posted By Zfurlong
best bet, contact a tech local to you and have...

best bet, contact a tech local to you and have them install a fet directly inside your gun. (estimated cost, anywhere from 10-50 depending on tech fee)
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 31st, 2020, 06:10
Replies: 2
Views: 2,430
Posted By Zfurlong
didnt have the ics spring release, but i have had...

didnt have the ics spring release, but i have had the release system on another brand (cant remember which one offhand, might have been a g&g one, but again, idk offhand, was years ago), for the most...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 31st, 2020, 06:02
Replies: 2
Views: 3,377
Posted By Zfurlong
first and foremost you will need to set a budget...

first and foremost you will need to set a budget as prices can widely vary. as for upgrades, start with your hop up. after your hop, you will then need to look at airseal.

most expensive:
shs or...
Forum: General July 5th, 2020, 21:06
Replies: 11
Views: 16,181
Posted By Zfurlong
pretty much anything by kwc should suit your...

pretty much anything by kwc should suit your needs. the g17, 1911, p226x5, and cz75 are all decent enough i have owned those 4 and have yet to have one die on me. the 226 is running on 8 years now,...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications March 27th, 2020, 09:44
Replies: 2
Views: 12,891
Posted By Zfurlong
Reference import laws, but generally it's usually...

Reference import laws, but generally it's usually dependant on the mood of the CBSA agent on duty that day. There has always been this issue with CBSA not being very familiar with the exact laws of...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 27th, 2020, 09:38
Replies: 2
Views: 15,347
Posted By Zfurlong
One other possibility is that you reversed the...

One other possibility is that you reversed the wires when resoldering by mistake
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 27th, 2020, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 15,347
Posted By Zfurlong
It's possible either too high or too low of a...

It's possible either too high or too low of a voltage battery or mah or max draw rating, or wrong type of battery (I had a similar issue with a titan MOSFET while using an 11.1v LiPo, which was...
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 23rd, 2020, 09:41
Replies: 7
Views: 19,743
Posted By Zfurlong
Honestly, I would recommend getting LiPo...

Honestly, I would recommend getting LiPo batteries for your guns, but if you are set on your venom, swap the connectors on your gun and battery to dean's connectors, as well as your RC model, or if...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 23rd, 2020, 09:33
Replies: 4
Views: 9,692
Posted By Zfurlong
There are a few possibilities, with the first...

There are a few possibilities, with the first being arcing between your trigger contacts. Your p90 should be a 2 stage trigger when set to full auto, with a partial squeeze being semi and full...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 13th, 2019, 01:12
Replies: 1
Views: 14,269
Posted By Zfurlong
It likely is metal. But if you are still worried,...

It likely is metal. But if you are still worried, use a drill tip instead of a cutting tip and then break the orange plastic off in sections that way.
To be more specific, use the drill bit to make...
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 30th, 2019, 02:16
Replies: 2
Views: 13,203
Posted By Zfurlong
It's possible the winding mechanism in the drum...

It's possible the winding mechanism in the drum mag is too strong, I would recommend leaving the winding mech fully compressed for a day or two to settle in (break in), another possibility is that...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 16th, 2019, 02:39
Replies: 2
Views: 3,979
Posted By Zfurlong
get a complete sear set swap to a 90 degree one,...

get a complete sear set swap to a 90 degree one, then get the appropriate 90 degree piston as well (have owned both the spr as well as jg bar10)
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 11th, 2019, 11:41
Replies: 5
Views: 6,276
Posted By Zfurlong
1 - possibly, however not necessary. I have an...

1 - possibly, however not necessary. I have an echo1 ak that clocks in at 320 fps on .2's. and when I use .3's in game I'm reaching 220 feet with it
2 - yeah a 120 is roughly 400-410 depending on...
Forum: Doctor's Corner December 9th, 2018, 22:37
Replies: 9
Views: 6,835
Posted By Zfurlong
believe it or not, however every m14 ive done...

believe it or not, however every m14 ive done work on has had that issue after replacing the stock rubber. the lips on the stock rubbers from what ive found are just a hair too long causing them to...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 3rd, 2018, 11:44
Replies: 9
Views: 7,284
Posted By Zfurlong
It certainly is a niche rifle. I have one, its...

It certainly is a niche rifle. I have one, its size definitely is a plus for me being a smaller guy, in addition to using more of an agile speed based play style. The stock 90 degree sears is a...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications December 3rd, 2018, 11:40
Replies: 1
Views: 5,167
Posted By Zfurlong
Your best bet is to scratch build, that way you...

Your best bet is to scratch build, that way you get what you want from the get-go rather than buying and upgrading later
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 19th, 2018, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 7,284
Posted By Zfurlong
might be a good niche rifle, for those who play...

might be a good niche rifle, for those who play on cqb fields if tuned and dialed in right, with the right bbs should be able to put shots into all the small nooks and cranies, I'm interested
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications November 19th, 2018, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 6,523
Posted By Zfurlong
basic upgrades: barrel, hop bucking+nub, stock...

basic upgrades: barrel, hop bucking+nub, stock unit should be fine as its already mated to the body, lipo battery, mosfet, shimjob and correct aoe.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 25th, 2018, 14:35
Replies: 36
Views: 17,374
Posted By Zfurlong
lmfao, I have both m4 and ak platform, however I...

lmfao, I have both m4 and ak platform, however I only use the regular mags for each. only threw out the idea as it is something I have seen a few guys use over the years. I personally prefer the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 23rd, 2018, 08:57
Replies: 36
Views: 17,374
Posted By Zfurlong
if you prefer the mags of the m4, but would...

if you prefer the mags of the m4, but would rather have an ak, then there is an adapter out there allowing you to use m4 mags on the ak. you get all the benefits of the ak, with most of the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 23rd, 2018, 08:52
Replies: 9
Views: 6,833
Posted By Zfurlong
i would not play at a field that allows the use...

i would not play at a field that allows the use of these, but does not allow auto for rifles.
why?
these shoot up to 150 bbs in less than a second. if i am not allowed to return fire at the shooter...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications October 19th, 2018, 14:00
Replies: 2
Views: 4,985
Posted By Zfurlong
step 1: don't fix what aint broke unless you know...

step 1: don't fix what aint broke unless you know exactly what it is you are trying to achieve with the new spring
step 2: research what each part in the gearbox does and how it relates to the parts...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications August 7th, 2018, 19:35
Replies: 7
Views: 7,406
Posted By Zfurlong
is it the green gas or aeg model?

is it the green gas or aeg model?
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 2nd, 2018, 06:05
Replies: 36
Views: 22,592
Posted By Zfurlong
i have an rhop in my otherwise stock ak (a used...

i have an rhop in my otherwise stock ak (a used rhop at that, done by zim) and i have a flathop in my p* m4. my ak gets tighter groupings more consistently, and i know where the bb will be in...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications July 1st, 2018, 05:40
Replies: 0
Views: 4,195
Posted By Zfurlong
ak build help sought

i am wondering if it is possible to put an ak74 length outer barrel on the ak47 body (both from the same brand). has someone done this before? is this even possible?
thanks
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 27th, 2018, 11:24
Replies: 1
Views: 3,725
Posted By Zfurlong
my first recommendation would be get rid of ctac,...

my first recommendation would be get rid of ctac, buy something better.
if you want to upgrade it, bit by bit over time instead of dropping another 4-500 into it right out of the gate, I would first...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion April 27th, 2018, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 5,705
Posted By Zfurlong
your best bet will likely be building it...

your best bet will likely be building it yourself. buy the parts you want, and build/modify to your liking.
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 27th, 2018, 11:18
Replies: 15
Views: 10,002
Posted By Zfurlong
did you use the Teflon tape and dental floss on...

did you use the Teflon tape and dental floss on the bucking as well? with a flathopped bucking, there will likely be some issues without these mods as there will most likely be air escaping between...
Forum: Doctor's Corner April 20th, 2018, 09:42
Replies: 3
Views: 4,445
Posted By Zfurlong
for the most part yes, however you may have...

for the most part yes, however you may have alignment issues/fitment issues depending on the brands of parts you are trying to mesh together. some may be just slightly off spec from another brand by...
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