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    The Questions Thread.

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    Bacara

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Bacara on Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:51 pm

    Most people seem to be saying they have a load of 2.4 to 2.5kg.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  abowden on Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:01 am

    someone actually tested it to be about 4kg.
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    Glue Gun question.

    Post  AbyssHD on Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:37 am

    Is 20W to high for a hot glue gun?(In Nerf Mods) Would it be better just getting a 10W as I'm probably only gonna make Heavies and use it/hot glue gun on mods.


    Thankyou,
    Your answers are appreciated.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:05 am

    Hey guys got a 3/4" Ball valve and worked fine besides the fact it occaisionally got jammed and required alot of effort to fix, so I thought lubing it up would help, Gave to my uncle (still in Brisbane) and he sprayed 3 in one silicone spray on it, Didnt do too well and made it more rigid.

    I tried to wash it off with water and after that it was stuck, literally no one in my faily was able to turn it including the strong blokes, I realised I had nothing to lose so my uncle put engine oil around the handle, helped a tiny bit then froze again.

    Any ideas?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  revo on Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:42 am

    Ungmon wrote:Hey guys got a 3/4" Ball valve and worked fine besides the fact it occaisionally got jammed and required alot of effort to fix, so I thought lubing it up would help, Gave to my uncle (still in Brisbane) and he sprayed 3 in one silicone spray on it, Didnt do too well and made it more rigid.

    I tried to wash it off with water and after that it was stuck, literally no one in my faily was able to turn it including the strong blokes, I realised I had nothing to lose so my uncle put engine oil around the handle, helped a tiny bit then froze again.

    Any ideas?

    is it metal?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:43 am

    Thick plastic
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    0.6mm X 300mm X 300mm Aluminium Sheets

    Post  Sheepie_125 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:41 am

    Hey guys,

    I've got a some sheets of 0.6mm X 300mm X 300mm aluminium (roughly cut with a grinder) laying around and was wondering if anyone on here had any interest in buying some of it? and if so, what would be a fair price point?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  clunk07 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:21 am

    Sheepie_125 wrote:Hey guys,

    I've got a some sheets of 0.6mm X 300mm X 300mm aluminium (roughly cut with a grinder) laying around and was wondering if anyone on here had any interest in buying some of it? and if so, what would be a fair price point?

    I'd be fairly keen mate, will just need to do a quick conversion from mm to thou and I should be right. Does it bend fairly easily?

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Brunius on Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:53 am

    I'd be interested in some, but no clue what a fair price is...would you be willing to ship to Victoria?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Sheepie_125 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:13 am

    clunk07 wrote:
    Sheepie_125 wrote:Hey guys,

    I've got a some sheets of 0.6mm X 300mm X 300mm aluminium (roughly cut with a grinder) laying around and was wondering if anyone on here had any interest in buying some of it? and if so, what would be a fair price point?

    I'd be fairly keen mate, will just need to do a quick conversion from mm to thou and I should be right. Does it bend fairly easily?

    Cheers,

    I believe so, I haven't used it any on my own blasters yet (i'm a noob and still figuring out exactly what i'm going to do to them before i open them up), i got it for a Tafe project where i was making boxes - i was able to cut it with standard scissors and bend it by hand with a ruler.

    Brunius wrote:I'd be interested in some, but no clue what a fair price is...would you be willing to ship to Victoria?

    I can ship but from what i paid for the big sheet the squares came from you'll probably pay more in postage than what it's worth (a sheet is about 170g and a quick check on the Australia post website from QLD to Melbourne is about $5)
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  clunk07 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:16 am

    Yep, put me down for a couple of sheets then. Obviously, I'll need it to be posted as well, so let me know if that's an issue.

    If it's all good, send me a price and payment details to:

    clunkweaponsco@hotmail.com

    or just message me on BNG.

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:08 am

    Ok I left the ball valve it in hot water for like 30 minutes then quickly dumped it into iced water, I did this a few times then after some solid effort I turned the handle as hard as I could then something clicked and done it was fixed.

    Everything worked fine although it was a little hard to turn after about 30 turns something clicked again and now its very easy to turn but if I turn it too slow it gets stuck VERY ANNOYING.

    Any ideas? I think something insde is blocking it however I cant really do anything without
    opening it up but thats not exactly possible with a ball valve without dremeling it open at which point it wont fit back together
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Unknown on Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:20 am

    Get a new one? Maybe it's just a dud.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:34 am

    That was also an idea but I thought it would be better to fix it so if the same thing happens Ill know what to do.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SuctionCup on Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:40 am

    I've seen people running around with singled BBUMB's, with a barrel that accepts clips. How does this work / how do I make one?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  ApoKalyptiK x on Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:52 am

    SuctionCup wrote:I've seen people running around with singled BBUMB's, with a barrel that accepts clips. How does this work / how do I make one?

    Think two lengths of tubing, one inside of another, with a slot cut out of the larger one for the clip to go in. The inner tube is slid forward allowing a dart to push against the larger tube, then it's slid backwards to chamber the dart.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SuctionCup on Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:12 am

    So...

    [Black] Outer pipe
    [Red] Inner pipe
    [Space] Area where clip is pushed into



    But wouldn't the dart just be pushed into the outside of the inner pipe?

    Or is there another hole cut in the inner pipe and it is just slid forward for seal?

    (If someone could post a .gif that would be awesome )
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    Nite Help.

    Post  AbyssHD on Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:14 am

    Ok, you guys will all think of me as a 'noob' but moving on...

    My Nitefinder's plunger has had something go out of place and screwed up. I was recently following this guide on the new spring and reinforcement, http://www.oznerf.com/t2490-covers-everything-nitefinder-mod. And I lost my catch spring, then replaced it, added the new c836, lubed the new seal and cut another coil off! (But this was needed or else the catch wouldn't fit properly)Anywho I've hot glued the plunger head and cut down an anti- slip pad and adjusted everything. I removed the Ar's another time but not like how he has done it and i'm waiting to couple it in a few weeks. MAIN POINT: When pulling back the plunger it doesn't cock and it can't pulled back the whole way.
    Thanks for the help.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Jeo on Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:31 am

    You cut a coil off the catch spring?

    You'll need to cut 2? (from memory it was two, might have been three) coils off the C836 otherwise it won't be able to compress enough to catch.
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    Done

    Post  AbyssHD on Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:35 am

    Did that I cut two off at the start and then I cut another as it would'nt fit!!
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SuctionCup on Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:39 am

    AbyssHD wrote:Ok, you guys will all think of me as a 'noob' but moving on...

    My Nitefinder's plunger has had something go out of place and screwed up. I was recently following this guide on the new spring and reinforcement, http://www.oznerf.com/t2490-covers-everything-nitefinder-mod. And I lost my catch spring, then replaced it, added the new c836, lubed the new seal and cut another coil off! (But this was needed or else the catch wouldn't fit properly)Anywho I've hot glued the plunger head and cut down an anti- slip pad and adjusted everything. I removed the Ar's another time but not like how he has done it and i'm waiting to couple it in a few weeks. MAIN POINT: When pulling back the plunger it doesn't cock and it can't pulled back the whole way.
    Thanks for the help.

    When you pull back the on the cocking mechanism, it compasses the spring. You need to take enough coils off the spring, or all the metal will compress against itself. And I bet your not strong enough to squish metal

    My Q: Why are the emoticons not working?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Unknown on Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:43 am

    SuctionCup wrote:My Q: Why are the emoticons not working?

    They've been disabled because they weren't found to be useful and were often over used. I just used ASSCI emoticons : P
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  SuctionCup on Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:59 am

    Unknown wrote:
    SuctionCup wrote:My Q: Why are the emoticons not working?

    They've been disabled because they weren't found to be useful and were often over used. I just used ASSCI emoticons : P

    Oh ok!
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    Brass breech

    Post  sniperdude49 on Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:35 am

    Hey guys so I have been looking up on google Longstrike breech replacement and they are all to confusing so could somebody help thanks,
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Unknown on Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:58 am

    Longstrike or Longshot? Just double checking. : )

    You can't do much on a Longstrike but you can brass breach a Longshot.
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    Longstrike

    Post  sniperdude49 on Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:43 am

    Unknown wrote:Longstrike or Longshot? Just double checking. : )

    You can't do much on a Longstrike but you can brass breach a Longshot.

    Longstrike
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  evozn on Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:49 pm

    I have an issue with my magstrike, I ar'ed the clip, rubber banded the bladder, plugged the pump, lock removal and re-lubed it. Now the ranges are worse and the clip is loose. Any help?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Bacara on Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:13 pm

    I'd personally take the bands off the bladder, it may not be what's causing the problem, but in all honesty it's not really necessary.
    You're loose clip could be related to the trigger lock removal, so maybe try putting it back in. Ensure the piston and the plate that pushes on the clip are positioned correctly, if you widened the holes when removing the AR's, it may have caused the seal between the clip and the mechanism to become non-existent (not that it was very good to begin with).
    Also, plugging the pump isn't necessary as the main OPV preventing you from putting air into the blaster is actually on the back of the bladder, cutting this orange pin to half it's original size and dremelling out the shell where the bladder sits will allow for roughly 2 full clips to be comfortably fired.
    Also, not meaning to sound dickish, but pictures would help a lot in this case.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  revo on Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:48 pm

    can you get quieter motors for a barricade?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Swatsonia on Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:13 am

    Would 3 day epoxy (araldite or putty) be able to hold a bathplug onto PVC?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:19 am

    Why not use a washer and screw, I think it will work however.
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Swatsonia on Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:28 am

    I would use a washer and screw, however, Snap Carbines don't use rods, so there's not much room for mechanical bonding, unfortunately.

    Also:

    Anyone know what the OD of a LS plunger head is?
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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:50 am

    I used a washer and screw, I did this by filling the inner snap PH with epoxy putty and let it dry, but do whatever you want.
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    Nitefinder cocking problem.

    Post  AbyssHD on Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:11 am

    Overview: Cocking Problems;

    My Nitefinder has been lubed,a new o-ring, Teflon Taped, C836 (3 coils cut off for it to fit), Hotglued/Reinforced plunger head, anti-slip pad on plunger head and ar's removed. Barrel Taped back together.
    Anyway......
    When I try to cock the gun it is very hard to pull back. (Doesn't cock)I would like suggestive answers for this to be fixed, please.
    Thanks for your answers ('IF' they are helpful)

    PS: And I also now need a replacement for a catch spring recommend a good pen?

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    Re: The Questions Thread.

    Post  Ungmon on Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:13 am

    Try cutting a few more coils of it, if thats not the problem try going to the gym more

    All pens are different you'll have to try it out yourself

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