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Forum: Canada 10-08-2014, 02:17 PM
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Forum: The Dead Zone 10-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
Thanks for the definitions Schmitti, im posting...

Thanks for the definitions Schmitti, im posting from my phone so a lot of copy/paste is not so fun. It seems any of those aptly describe the motion that the barrel makes, exept bending, the barrel is...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-07-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Wizbaa
moving, wiggle, and flex could be used...

moving, wiggle, and flex could be used interchangeably. To "bend" the barrel means to permanently change its shape.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
I dont think we can point to any one force and...

I dont think we can point to any one force and say " this makes the barrel wiggle". It took 8.5lbs to deflect the barrel in the FEA, but its held securely in the simulation.

It could take less...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wizbaa
I weighted the internals from an old pirahna I...

I weighted the internals from an old pirahna I have kicking around, the hammer, bolt, cocking rod, and connecing pin altogether came to over 144grams! Thats close to 6oz hammering back and forth! I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
Well ****, thatll be the last time I dont fact...

Well ****, thatll be the last time I dont fact check my trivia! I dont remember where i learnt that either.

Glass is a little bit flexible though, that part is no lie
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wizbaa
Materials are more flexible than most people...

Materials are more flexible than most people realize, even glass can flex a small amount without breaking. Did you know that even in its solid state glass is still partially molten and over many many...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
The ion should require (or produce) the same...

The ion should require (or produce) the same amount of force to close and then open the bolt as it will to open and then close it. The difference is in when the force is produced during the firing...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wizbaa
We are comparing apples to oranges (STBB spyder,...

We are comparing apples to oranges (STBB spyder, nelson based traccer) for the high force low force comparison. The reciporcating mass in a spyder is high compared to any other valve train, I could...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-30-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,559
Posted By Wizbaa
An Ion could be swapped between open and closed...

An Ion could be swapped between open and closed bolt with an aftermarket kit.

Edit: Does anyone make an ion threaded rifled barrel?
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-29-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
Thats a fair point inflicted, velocity spikes...

Thats a fair point inflicted, velocity spikes could have added to the total deviation on the spider. WH were you recording fps as well? I would like to compare the fps spread of the high and low...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Wizbaa
Thank you for confiming this, the open bolt vrs...

Thank you for confiming this, the open bolt vrs closed bolt argument has raged on for far too long. It makes sense that the more vigerous the action the less accurate the gun, its just that normal...
Forum: CCI 08-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Wizbaa
You caught me Slim, I'm playing fast and loose...

You caught me Slim, I'm playing fast and loose with averages. Seems like most people get between 30-35 shots from a 12ie. 1 gram of CO2 from a 12ie is the same as a gram fed from a bulk tank, but my...
Forum: CCI 08-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Wizbaa
Too many to count, I will easily get 200+ from a...

Too many to count, I will easily get 200+ from a fill.

3.5oz = 99.something grams. Average of 32 shots per 12g = 2.66 shots per gram, 2.66x99= Aprox 264 shots from a full 3.5oz tank.
Forum: First Strike 08-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By Wizbaa
I like long balls, and shaped rounds. How about...

I like long balls, and shaped rounds. How about miniballs like the muskets of old?

Edit: Miniť Ball, Hah! damn french.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-07-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 407
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Posted By Wizbaa
I figured that .750 knob would be tough to turn,...

I figured that .750 knob would be tough to turn, I like the knurling! Youll get faster and faster on those shafts, during the first set of parts I make im usually messing with the order of...
Forum: First Strike 08-06-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,091
Posted By Wizbaa
Shaped projectiles or shaped rounds?

Shaped projectiles or shaped rounds?
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 06-30-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
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: 255
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: 653
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: 653
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: 13,194
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
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Views: 85,139
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
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Views: 85,139
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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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
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Views: 85,139
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.
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Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-21-2014, 02:44 PM
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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
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Views: 85,139
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
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Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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
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Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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
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Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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: 253
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
Replies: 1,851
Views: 85,139
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...
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