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    The Questions Thread.

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    Swatsonia

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    The Questions Thread.

    Post  Swatsonia on Mon Mar 21, 2011 3:32 am

    Would I bea able to nest 19/36 brass straight into my BBUMB's barrel? Also, do I glue the hole in the centre of the pump to plug it?

    Is there a way to strengthen the deploys handle? My friend isn't planning on folding it up.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  seph on Mon Mar 21, 2011 3:38 am

    @swatsonia, Yes you do fill up the hole in the centre of the pump with glue

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  dandaldaks on Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:51 am

    According to SGnerf the new 2011 Dart-Tag line is exclusive to the US and Asia; link is HERE.

    Does this mean that They aren't avalible in AUS
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:14 am

    dandaldaks wrote:According to SGnerf the new 2011 Dart-Tag line is exclusive to the US and Asia; link is HERE.

    Does this mean that They aren't avalible in AUS

    My guess is that since we're a relatively small market it'll be released but not with a big announcement and it'll vary on the supplier i.e. it could be a store exclusive before being available to all major stores.

    @thestick, not my original photo because I'm not at home at the moment but here you go.


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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Swatsonia on Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:27 am

    Deploy questions again:

    How could you feasibly replace the light with a traditional torch?

    To strengthen the handle, could you glue it in place without any effects on the parts?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  thestick on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:20 am

    2120 wrote:@thestick, not my original photo because I'm not at home at the moment but here you go.

    Are the tabs completely broken off or just cracked?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:35 am

    thestick wrote:
    2120 wrote:@thestick, not my original photo because I'm not at home at the moment but here you go.

    Are the tabs completely broken off or just cracked?

    Completely broken off. It snapped pretty violently so I don't know where they are now.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:41 am

    I'm gonna double post because this is an entirely different thing that I just thought of in between the posts...

    I just got phuonguyen's AT2K. It didn't come with darts so I had to use my own (though for some reason I think I dreamed it had)

    I'm using blue foam with 8g snap caps. My question is, what is the optimum dart to use on it? I'm getting 20-22m at the moment, though I remember the seller telling me range varies from 18 to 32m.
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    The Questions Thread.

    Post  thestick on Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:54 am

    2120 wrote:
    thestick wrote:
    2120 wrote:@thestick, not my original photo because I'm not at home at the moment but here you go.

    Are the tabs completely broken off or just cracked?

    Completely broken off. It snapped pretty violently so I don't know where they are now.

    You could probably salvage your NF by mounting the barrel in there with a shit-tonne of glue, but I wouldn't. I'd just go buy a new one and use the old one for parts.

    Next time when you are putting your NF back together, don't over tighten the screws that hold the plunger in. This is probably what caused the tabs to break in the first place, not the cutting of the shell.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  CaptainSurprise on Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:50 pm

    You could stick the plunger tube in there and line it up, but I wouldnt, it could go all wonky. Over-tightening the screws makes the little tabs break.

    If you get a new one, make sure you salvage the O-ring and put it on the new one.

    @Swatsonia

    It won't collapse if you glue the handle.

    And yeah, you could replace the light really easily. Just get into the light and replace the bulb. I can give you some more detailed instruction, just shoot me a PM.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Nerph on Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:52 pm

    Title change and post wipe? o-o
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  TheBradl3s on Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:08 pm

    Why is this here when it already exists?

    http://www.oznerf.com/t2767p280-oznerf-s-questions-thread-ask-your-questions-here-after-reading-the-faqs

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    My bad, I had something important to do, so I forgot to lock and delete the remnants of the old thread.phuonguyen

    Disregard this post


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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:10 pm

    CaptainSurprise wrote:You could stick the plunger tube in there and line it up, but I wouldnt, it could go all wonky. Over-tightening the screws makes the little tabs break.

    If you get a new one, make sure you salvage the O-ring and put it on the new one.

    @Swatsonia

    It won't collapse if you glue the handle.

    And yeah, you could replace the light really easily. Just get into the light and replace the bulb. I can give you some more detailed instruction, just shoot me a PM.

    Yeah I'll just buy a new one, it's ten bucks so that's like 20 minutes of work.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:52 am

    CaptainSurprise wrote:You could stick the plunger tube in there and line it up, but I wouldnt, it could go all wonky. Over-tightening the screws makes the little tabs break.


    Okay so I know what not to do, but how about what to do in terms of reinforcement? With the shell removed to make way for the coupler, and the stock dart barrel cut down, where can I improve the strength of the plunger tube?

    PS: please empty your PM box, I sent you a message regarding the clip feeding breech we were discussing on chatbox
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    Recon ideas/suggestions

    Post  Spete7 on Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:40 am

    I have a recon i wana mod but dont know what to do to it. Im planning on selling it and painting it. Colour schemes and designs are welcome and appreciated. thanks.

    EDIT: The mods are going to be both cosmetic and internal performance mods. Must be affordable and possible mods. Its going to take stefans and stock darts if possible.


    Merged into questions thread - Brad
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  seph on Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:34 am

    Spete7 wrote:I have a recon i wana mod but dont know what to do to it. Im planning on selling it and painting it. Colour schemes and designs are welcome and appreciated. thanks.

    EDIT: The mods are going to be both cosmetic and internal performance mods. Must be affordable and possible mods. Its going to take stefans and stock darts if possible.


    Merged into questions thread - Brad

    3 second search for ya mate
    http://modworks.blogspot.com/2009/10/nerf-recon-mod-guide.html
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  CaptainSurprise on Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:51 am

    "Okay so I know what not to do, but how about what to do in terms of reinforcement? With the shell removed to make way for the coupler, and the stock dart barrel cut down, where can I improve the strength of the plunger tube?"

    I'm confused as to what you mean by improve the strength of the plunger tube. It's not going to break or anything, it just most likely wont be lined up or sit in the shell too well.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:01 pm

    CaptainSurprise wrote:"Okay so I know what not to do, but how about what to do in terms of reinforcement? With the shell removed to make way for the coupler, and the stock dart barrel cut down, where can I improve the strength of the plunger tube?"

    I'm confused as to what you mean by improve the strength of the plunger tube. It's not going to break or anything, it just most likely wont be lined up or sit in the shell too well.

    Strengthen/reinforce the parts I circled in an earlier photo.

    This one
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  CaptainSurprise on Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:52 pm

    Oh, right. Well you said they snapped off right, so you can't really reinforce it, unless I've read wrong...
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Tue Mar 22, 2011 1:39 pm

    CaptainSurprise wrote:Oh, right. Well you said they snapped off right, so you can't really reinforce it, unless I've read wrong...

    Yeah, I know that. I'm talking about the future NF that I will buy. I don't want it to snap again. Basically if I cut around the part where the barrel meets the plunger tube, those two screws will be the only means of holding it down.

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SnowDragon on Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:49 pm

    Swatsonia wrote:Would I bea able to nest 19/36 brass straight into my BBUMB's barrel? Also, do I glue the hole in the centre of the pump to plug it?

    Is there a way to strengthen the deploys handle? My friend isn't planning on folding it up.

    Fill that Sonofabitch with hotglue until it leaks out the sides.

    That'll make it solid.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  thestick on Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:46 pm

    2120 wrote:
    CaptainSurprise wrote:Oh, right. Well you said they snapped off right, so you can't really reinforce it, unless I've read wrong...

    Yeah, I know that. I'm talking about the future NF that I will buy. I don't want it to snap again. Basically if I cut around the part where the barrel meets the plunger tube, those two screws will be the only means of holding it down.


    As long as you don't over tighten those screws and weaken the tabs you shouldn't need to do any re-enforcing. My NF has the same mods done as your and has had months of use without any problems.

    If you are still worried, try putting a small washer (you can get square washers that fit nicely) between the screw and the tab, this may help.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:32 pm

    thestick wrote:
    2120 wrote:
    CaptainSurprise wrote:Oh, right. Well you said they snapped off right, so you can't really reinforce it, unless I've read wrong...

    Yeah, I know that. I'm talking about the future NF that I will buy. I don't want it to snap again. Basically if I cut around the part where the barrel meets the plunger tube, those two screws will be the only means of holding it down.


    As long as you don't over tighten those screws and weaken the tabs you shouldn't need to do any re-enforcing. My NF has the same mods done as your and has had months of use without any problems.

    If you are still worried, try putting a small washer (you can get square washers that fit nicely) between the screw and the tab, this may help.

    Would the one they put in the battery cover of the NF be useful?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  thestick on Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:06 am

    If it fits, sure.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Chaos-Blades on Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:42 am

    To answer anyone's NF repair questions,

    Buy a new one

    and use the broken one for parts, they're around $15 regularly and anywhere from to $10 and under on sale. (even cheaper if you get them from a cheap-store)
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  RL on Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:14 am

    lol way to put it Chaos. I suppose I was going to do that, except lack of cash made me consider if I could repair it without having to go to Kmart

    Is there a way to make certain PETG barrels tighter? I rebarreled a tek 6, and depending on the day, certain barrels are looser than others.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  TheBradl3s on Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:24 am

    2120 wrote:lol way to put it Chaos. I suppose I was going to do that, except lack of cash made me consider if I could repair it without having to go to Kmart

    Is there a way to make certain PETG barrels tighter? I rebarreled a tek 6, and depending on the day, certain barrels are looser than others.

    Tightening rings made with pipe cutters KIND of help, but not much.

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    Post  KingCam on Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:55 am

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    Post  Silent Scope on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:24 am

    Possibly, assuming that the rail clamp setup is the same as this one. And that's assuming that both products are from the same Dealextreme website.

    As for myself, I've bought an MP5-style RDS for my Alpha Trooper. I shall hope to see it next month...

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Swatsonia on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:32 am

    That scope's rail should be able to go onto a nerf tactical rail quite easily. It might require some dremelling if the base is too narrow however.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  TheTrueMcMuffin on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:35 am

    KingCam wrote:Would is scope work ok on a Nerf Longstrike?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SnowDragon on Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:17 am

    RIS is also a little bit off tac rail standard as well
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  JayDesu on Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:00 pm

    When you guys cut your blue foam, are you...

    a) OMG this must be precise, cut at a 90degree angle with no flaws or bends and if one stuffs up its out of the ammo pile

    or

    b) *Slice* ... that'll do

    ?

    I'm cutting mine right now and they're at like an angle (not drastic... like say a 5-10degree angle or something) and I'm not sure if I should be more precise...



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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  phuonguyen on Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:01 pm

    Tha'll do, pig, tha'll do.

    The hotglue, when you place the cap on, makes uneven edges quite even, but if it's a few degrees off straight, it really doesn't matter.


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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  JayDesu on Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:17 pm

    And they're cut to the same lengths as streamlines yeah?

    edit: rephrase that... are streamline lengths the optimal length in terms of clip friendly and head type customization?

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