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Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 06-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Wizbaa
When you are chucking up parts remember the 4xD...

When you are chucking up parts remember the 4xD rule of thumb. You can have 4 times the diameter of the part sticking out of the jaws before you get lots of deflection.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 06-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By Wizbaa
The way you are advancing the cutting tool into...

The way you are advancing the cutting tool into the part will cause a lot of chatter, try the 29* method, forming only one side of the thread cuts much smoother. I also recommend some sort of cutting...
Forum: CCI 05-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By Wizbaa
What the heck, the stickie is gone! While...

What the heck, the stickie is gone! While informative, that dt-1 thread isnt what I was thinking of, it talked a lot more about spring combos and polishing internals. Maybe it got lost when the...
Forum: CCI 05-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By Wizbaa
Theres a thread among the stickies deticated to...

Theres a thread among the stickies deticated to this topic. The blue main spring is really smooth, but It isnt easy to get your velocity up with it.
Forum: CCI 04-29-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,999
Posted By Wizbaa
I agree about picking one type of ammo for a gun,...

I agree about picking one type of ammo for a gun, the velocity difference between FS and regular balls is pretty big. Big enough to warrant rechronoing each time you swich.

So unless you carry...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-25-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
I think the best bet to seal the tip of the...

I think the best bet to seal the tip of the powertube is to make its tip OD as big as possible minimize back flow. There just isnt enough space for a traditional seal there without building custom...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
The tip of the powertube doesnt sit very far into...

The tip of the powertube doesnt sit very far into the TPC at rest, at least not in a phantom. You dont want to mess to much with the stock clearances, due to the mobile nature of the bolt and hammer...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-22-2014, 11:07 AM
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Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Well it looks like its over dwelling a little bit...

Well it looks like its over dwelling a little bit now, you could trim a few grams off or increase the restriction to close the valve quicker.

Im a little worried that big piece of brass will...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-21-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Theres more to it in there than just the SA of...

Theres more to it in there than just the SA of each hole, turbulence from the threads and face of the set screw, 90* turn. I wont argue past this about it though, I dont have a PhD to fight with.
...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
When I was drilling out stock CCI brass cups to...

When I was drilling out stock CCI brass cups to 10-32 I accidentally drilled through the cap. Until I used a dab of solder to seal the hole, that cup would leak down the barrel.

Dont drill through.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Thanks for the data RNS, it will always be much...

Thanks for the data RNS, it will always be much faster for us to think and type than it will be for you to make chips. Do what you can, dont sweat the rest.

Id like to know how the valve reacts...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Great work RNS! can you give us a few more...

Great work RNS! can you give us a few more specifics of your test set up? PSi, air source, main spring?

As I thought, given a chance the stock CCI tube flows more than enough air. I would like to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-19-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Right on RNS, more power to you. Im also glad you...

Right on RNS, more power to you. Im also glad you went to 3x.050" for the recharge holes, two holes is easy but three is smoother.

I just wish the CCI flat seals OD matched the valve nut and...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-19-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Yes but he may end up cutting into the Oring slot...

Yes but he may end up cutting into the Oring slot trying to get it close enough
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Can you measure how much valve lift you have for...

Can you measure how much valve lift you have for me please? If you have to much, more than .110" it'll cause the valve to burp when you pump it. For a boost in lift and burp free performance aim for...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-18-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Manning: the pierce pin location will matter some...

Manning: the pierce pin location will matter some but lurkers mushroom should still work for you. Youll need to crank up the restriction to hold the pressure behind the sail.

EDIT: Im sort of...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-18-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
RNS: I disagree with lurker about the 4-40 screw....

RNS: I disagree with lurker about the 4-40 screw. You have to drill the hole for it anyway, might aswell tap it while your there. And maybe bump the recharge hole to 1/16", but drill right through...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Lurker, I think your mushroom is spot on for...

Lurker, I think your mushroom is spot on for overpowering closing force, my consern is to reduce the force it takes to crack the seal. Once its broken free there is minimal resistance until the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-17-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
So I fired Mike an email, the silver spring is...

So I fired Mike an email, the silver spring is 10.4lbs/in. Red and blue springs are +\-15%.

The stock hammer wieghts 1.528oz or 43.318g
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
It may be worthwhile calculating how much opening...

It may be worthwhile calculating how much opening force the stock hammer and and different spring combinations can generate. Does anyone know the different spring rates CCI uses, or how much the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-17-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
I did try feeding my LP valve with unregged co2...

I did try feeding my LP valve with unregged co2 at one point, and I had similar results to Yoda. Even with a red main spring I couldnt get to field velocity.

I think the enlarged cup seal diameter...
Forum: CCI 04-13-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Wizbaa
Your bolt oring could be swollen and having...

Your bolt oring could be swollen and having trouble slipping into the breach.

This is also a symptom of an over torqued front grip frame screw.

Finally, while your cleaning it check the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-10-2014, 11:40 AM
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Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Well Im bowing out of this due to lack of...

Well Im bowing out of this due to lack of interest, if anyone wants to discuss low pressure nelsons feel free to PM me. Ill repost my work in the CCI section once I have some more data of my own to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 82,309
Posted By Wizbaa
Im still here, but I have moved for work several...

Im still here, but I have moved for work several times recently. Im hoping to have my workshop setup this summer so I can continue fine tuning my phantom amongst my other projects.

Maybe I will...
Forum: CCI 04-02-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Wizbaa
Phantom threaded whoosh barrels are fairly rare,...

Phantom threaded whoosh barrels are fairly rare, I have a version 1 and paid $180 for it brand new.
Forum: CCI 03-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Wizbaa
I've found the CCI Detent rings to be very hit,...

I've found the CCI Detent rings to be very hit, miss, or lose. Even on unregulated CO2 a phantom can shoot +/-5fps provided good paint.

My recommendation is not to buy a new barrel, but to get a...
Forum: Pump Guns 03-12-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Wizbaa
That anno pattern is usually referred to as...

That anno pattern is usually referred to as "Splash" not acid wash, It looks fantastic though!

Good luck with your sale!
Forum: CCI 03-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Wizbaa
Your inconsistency is being caused by partial...

Your inconsistency is being caused by partial roll outs, adding any sort of detent or bore matching should solve your issue. CCI now sells freak bored barrels, I hope he adds a detent from factory.
...
Forum: CCI 01-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By Wizbaa
Plan_9: I would love to know how your phantom is...

Plan_9: I would love to know how your phantom is set up, 160 shots from an 8ci is fantastic. Are you shooting 240fps?

700 rounds from a 13/3K is unrealistic, thats 54 shots per ci. An AKA Viking...
Forum: CCI 01-08-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Wizbaa
There isnt much in there, just be careful with...

There isnt much in there, just be careful with the trigger return spring as they stretch easily.
Forum: CCI 01-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By Wizbaa
As a rule of thumb paintball guns average 12...

As a rule of thumb paintball guns average 12 shots per cubic inch at 3000psi. So you should expect approximately 156 shots from a full 13/3K.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 09-17-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By Wizbaa
For clarity, I meant they would weld your cage...

For clarity, I meant they would weld your cage with TIG.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 09-17-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By Wizbaa
I would choose to TIG weld that cage together,...

I would choose to TIG weld that cage together, TIG excels at thin materials. A MIG is a molten squirt gun so you likely wont get as nice looking weld with it, hell you could even burn some Stick into...
Forum: CCI 09-04-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Wizbaa
Order the CCI kit, it comes with a whole bunch of...

Order the CCI kit, it comes with a whole bunch of extra seals and stuff. For the most part you really dont need any other valve springs especially if your going to run constant air.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-20-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By Wizbaa
Sorry delvin, your going to have to do some...

Sorry delvin, your going to have to do some research into which barrels turn what way. I think hammer head barrels have the correct twist, not sure about any others. Go look around the first strike...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-19-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By Wizbaa
Go find a chronograph somewhere and see how it...

Go find a chronograph somewhere and see how it shoots, hpa is supposed to be consistant. Fire a clip or two and see if you really need a regulator or not.

I googled "spyder rifled barrel...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-17-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By Wizbaa
Nice work on that magwell, it looks great! ...

Nice work on that magwell, it looks great!

If your shooting first strike have you considered using a rifled barrel? I have no first hand experience but some of the threads in the First strike...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-09-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Wizbaa
Try finding a place that does custom metal stair...

Try finding a place that does custom metal stair railings, they may have the bending equiptment necessary
Forum: Noxx55 Customs 07-24-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,969
Posted By Wizbaa
Well its good to know he's still paying attention...

Well its good to know he's still paying attention to this thread.

Lance, you haven't done much in the last 5 years. Pack all the stuff you have for my scratch build and ship it to me. Betcha I...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-13-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By Wizbaa
Anyone that uses files should make a habit of...

Anyone that uses files should make a habit of rubbing chalk or soapstone on the file. Helps keep aluminum chips from sticking to the teeth.
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