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Forum: Feedback 08-10-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,991
Posted By Deus Machina
I have been busy, but believe Legolas on this--I...

I have been busy, but believe Legolas on this--I took far too long, and he had been amazingly patient.

Part of it was running into complications with the project every step of the way, but I let...
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 07-03-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Deus Machina
And, sold.

And, sold.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-03-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 128
Posted By Deus Machina
Python sizer kit, NIB.

SOLD


Bought this quite a while back, never used. Always wanted to, haven't got my AC-threaded micromag body working marker working yet, nor had the time lately. Rent is more important.
...
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 07-03-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Deus Machina
PPS Blazer, nearly unused.

Hate to let it go, but supporting myself and my out-of-work mom is getting harder and I enjoy sleeping indoors. :(

Base vert-feed 2k Blazer, bought during the twins sale. Managed to get it out a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-19-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 134,996
Posted By Deus Machina
DashHopes has first-hand knowledge of the night...

DashHopes has first-hand knowledge of the night in question, and is still waiting for the wig and skirt to be returned from the evidence locker.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-31-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32
Poll: 86* frames
Views: 1,075
Posted By Deus Machina
Well, I'm a huge fan of my CZ pistol, so imagine...

Well, I'm a huge fan of my CZ pistol, so imagine it can't be too uncomfortable.

No first-hand experience, but once I have a working Sniper, I'll give one a shot.

I did find the various...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-03-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 16,955
Posted By Deus Machina
Four. A basic PPS Blazer. Some pistol or...

Four.

A basic PPS Blazer.
Some pistol or another, in need of a feed cap.
A micromag, in parts.
And Mr. Rogers, my pump-action, pneumatic-assist Spyder.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 08-06-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Deus Machina
Well, I assume I could order the pulley from...

Well, I assume I could order the pulley from Grizzly. If now, I use LittleMachineShop.com for my current mill, and they try to cover all the Sieg machines.

As long as I can find the right pitch, I...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 08-05-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Deus Machina
See, now you have me wondering if I could just...

See, now you have me wondering if I could just switch out a pulley. Or even convert the normal X3's high/low switch to the SX3.

Anything can be done, but I wonder if it could be done by me. :D
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 08-01-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Deus Machina
So, on the old conversion of 750watts=1HP, give...

So, on the old conversion of 750watts=1HP, give or take a little for design and manufactur, a 1-1/2HP motor might work well on a 15-amp circuit, then.

I'm giving a little bit for the fluctuations...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 08-01-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By Deus Machina
Shopping around for a new mill.

It's coming up time to upgrade from my mini machines. Doing anything the size of a gun body has become tedious, and I want something large enough to swing a flycutter.

The problem: I'm still in an...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-20-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 134,996
Posted By Deus Machina
BaconBaller's name came from activities not...

BaconBaller's name came from activities not involving paint in any way, unless he felt like spicing his night up.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 03-01-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
To the top! Ended up trading the lathe for a...

To the top!

Ended up trading the lathe for a great S&W instead of the cash I wanted, so need more money to upgrade.

Still have 1 thru-slot, 3 blind-slotted, the 3/8" and 5/8" blank ones (can be...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-13-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,275
Posted By Deus Machina
When I've made a new part, checked everything,...

When I've made a new part, checked everything, installed it, and it makes that 'ssssshhupk' that means everything seals right,

The personal movie time when you're sprinting, you've got tunnel...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-13-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,039
Posted By Deus Machina
http://tf-2.fr/ach.php?a=A Leg To Stand...

http://tf-2.fr/ach.php?a=A Leg To Stand On&b=Play a day with a broken foot.&c=u&e=134&f=1

http://tf-2.fr/ach.php?a=Unfriendly Fire&b=Slide into an active fire ant hill.&c=u&e=328&f=1
...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 09-11-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Deus Machina
Also something to note, I'm not sure if I used...

Also something to note, I'm not sure if I used this trick on a failed build-off prototype or my PA spump...

I drilled and tapped a hole in the valve, perpendicular to where the valve pin rides and...
Forum: Feedback 08-27-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,022
Posted By Deus Machina
Sold him a 'mag regulator cap. Easy payment,...

Sold him a 'mag regulator cap. Easy payment, great communication, understood when I took a little extra time.

Great guy, and worthy of fast orders in the future! :D
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 08-23-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
The last of the caps have been turned, run...

The last of the caps have been turned, run through the polisher, and brushed or hand-polished as needed.

All current orders are now in transit.

I want to thank everyone that bought one for...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-31-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
Updated with new pictures. All 1/4" blanks...

Updated with new pictures.

All 1/4" blanks have been slotted or drilled.

Anyone that wants one, speak up. I have a gun show to get to next weekend. :D
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-24-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
I've never heard of any problems. But, like I...

I've never heard of any problems. But, like I said, a little Loctite would be good.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-21-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
Yes. Standard 1/8 NPT air hole. You couple run a...

Yes. Standard 1/8 NPT air hole. You couple run a reg or air line, if you really wanted.



9mm, .38 Special, soon 7.62x39 and x54r, and may in the future grab some other common ones.

Also:...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 07-21-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By Deus Machina
It's mostly to make the marker smaller and...

It's mostly to make the marker smaller and lighter.

It would work like running air straight into the valve, it's just moving parts around, and not carrying a half-pound stainless reg on the back...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-21-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
Boy, you're quick. Especially for these hours. :D...

Boy, you're quick. Especially for these hours. :D

I'll hold one for now...

I should have specified. An X- or RT valve would be great, but not expecting that for such simple parts. :)

A nice...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 07-21-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By Deus Machina
Classic valve caps are go!

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/gallery/data/500/DSCN0326.JPG
http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/2127/dscn0869v.jpg

:D

I'll answer questions or the like here. I have these in the BST section here...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 07-21-2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,686
Posted By Deus Machina
Classic Mag reg caps finally up.

Alright, I know some of you guys have been asking about these. I had just been waiting until I had turned a whole length of stock into these.

For those unaware, these replace the regulator half of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-09-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,157
Posted By Deus Machina
Dude, heinous--that guy right in the middle is...

Dude, heinous--that guy right in the middle is like the embodiment of anger. Raegbeard!

My used 'mag came with a bolt like that. It is TiN-coated--no wear whatsoever on mine, despite the smoothed...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-11-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 58,691
Posted By Deus Machina
Well, where can I find .43 by the case, anyway?

Well, where can I find .43 by the case, anyway?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-11-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 58,691
Posted By Deus Machina
Wasn't there a real .40 paintball out there? ...

Wasn't there a real .40 paintball out there?

I have a great idea, but I need something I can force into a common firearm diameter.

.43 might work, but not sure I can find a magazine that will...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-10-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Deus Machina
http://haveblue.org/tech/asa/asa.gif A...

http://haveblue.org/tech/asa/asa.gif

A converted CAD filem for the ASA.

Pretty much every fitting and gauge on modern markers is 1/8" NPT, not counting the occasional odd metric airline.

ast...
Forum: New To The Sport 06-07-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,541
Posted By Deus Machina
Yeah, that's the big point here. I wouldn't...

Yeah, that's the big point here.

I wouldn't be worried about anything short of state-level finding any fault, but I wouldn't want to fight it. I'd like to find the ATF ruling on it from way back...
Forum: New To The Sport 06-07-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,541
Posted By Deus Machina
Total energy, but not always pressure. A...

Total energy, but not always pressure.

A .40-caliber paintball at 450fps will have a much higher impact pressure than a .68 caliber paintball at 300 fps, purely due to size. The trade-off being...
Forum: New To The Sport 06-05-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,541
Posted By Deus Machina
Oh dear sweet gods. I must have this. A...

Oh dear sweet gods.

I must have this.

A weekend would have it converted to .40, and would have me at the range sprinting out with the brass bucket.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Deus Machina
Always good to hear about peoples interactions....

Always good to hear about peoples interactions. Makes this place feel more like a community.

I really to need to find a local big game and meet up with some of the guys on the opposite corner of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-21-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Deus Machina
It works. Had the 3-way on my pneumatic-assist...

It works. Had the 3-way on my pneumatic-assist marker set up that way during testing.

Confused me for all of, like, eight seconds. :p

It would just take some adjusting, and I'd still keep it...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-21-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,879
Posted By Deus Machina
:D Alright, alright...

:D

Alright, alright...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-18-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,579
Posted By Deus Machina
It comes down to the play style, really. Me,...

It comes down to the play style, really.

Me, I like a nice mid-length drop. And in the days when the style was to get the marker as short as possible and not to use the tank as a stock and the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-16-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Deus Machina
I did the 'cocker detents on a pump Spyder. easy...

I did the 'cocker detents on a pump Spyder. easy stuff; I think they're 3/8-24 thread.

With a mill or good drill press, Timmy detents are easy (I have them in the current brass project) and a tiny...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 04-27-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,464
Posted By Deus Machina
Right, that pin is really my only concern. Once...

Right, that pin is really my only concern. Once everything's set up, a drop of Loctite would be a very good idea.

Thankfully, it should start leaking before anything comes free. If you hear that,...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 04-26-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,464
Posted By Deus Machina
Ohhh, that is turning out well. Need to get...

Ohhh, that is turning out well.

Need to get an X-valve of my own so I don't need to steal yours. :D
Forum: Tippmann 04-20-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Deus Machina
On my old A5, I converted to HPA by adding a reg,...

On my old A5, I converted to HPA by adding a reg, spring kit, and taking the mill to the stock hammer. Maybe not as good, but it only cost me $25 for a working reg, which is good anyway.

And, no,...
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