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Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 12-15-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,397
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Silver solder and Winchester levers...

Silver bearing alloys pretty much refer to those non lead solders that plumbers typically use that contain around 2% silver and function as roughly the same temps as say 60/40 and the Tin/Antimony...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-18-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I seem to remember somebody else a couple of...

I seem to remember somebody else a couple of years ago attempting a .50 Cal conversion. They'd even gone to the trouble to make .50 Cal stripper clips. IIRC it was a giant PIA.

Truth be told,...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-13-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I ended up using that Casey Birchwood cold...

I ended up using that Casey Birchwood cold bluing. I did about 3 coats, came out nice.

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- has another that need a good scrub...
Forum: Sheridan 11-11-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By Emerald Wolf
The other hard thing to find is the trigger valve...

The other hard thing to find is the trigger valve itself. It is a high pressure 3 way that actually has the full operating pressure go through it. (~300-350 psi) You can't swap it for a 'cocker 3...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-11-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,666
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Yeah, welding plastic isn't much different from...

Yeah, welding plastic isn't much different from metals. If they are too dissimilar they just won't take. Since your piece melted at least it's a thermoplastic. (Thermosetting plastic can't be...
Forum: Sheridan 10-29-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By Emerald Wolf
You might also look into heat sinking clays. One...

You might also look into heat sinking clays. One I saw was called Hot Dam. Just put it where you don't want heat to go and you're golden. Ace seems to carry a spray on goop from LA*CO (Forney)...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-28-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,820
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Since it's my birthday, my GoogleFu is POWERFUL...

Since it's my birthday, my GoogleFu is POWERFUL tonight :old: (technically, my bday was yesterday)

Google Image Result for...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-28-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,649
Posted By Emerald Wolf
<<shrug>> My 68 Special seems to work fine on...

<<shrug>> My 68 Special seems to work fine on either or...It wasn't real picky about getting gas....(It was kewl being the loudest gun on the field with that clanking bolt :rolleyes:

Wow, what...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-01-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Emerald Wolf
You have a Tagmaster which is the brother of a...

You have a Tagmaster which is the brother of a Hornet, it's already undercocking. Just make a rod to hook onto the that wire bale that's already there.

Sounds promising...

Catchya on the Flip...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-02-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I'll have to try that then. Have you even...

I'll have to try that then. Have you even thought about using those copper or brass plated nails. You usually find the copper ones with the copper plumbing straps, they seem to have a head not...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-01-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Emerald Wolf
So let me get this straight. To form the pocket...

So let me get this straight. To form the pocket you just nailed the wet leather to a board over the knife? (or something the shape you wanted) Kewl. I was going to make a better cell phone...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-07-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Try Regal Plastics. There is a distributor here...

Try Regal Plastics. There is a distributor here in Denver, but I guess they are all over.

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- They have the coolest polyethylene business...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-07-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,896
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Yeah, there was a few guys that build their own. ...

Yeah, there was a few guys that build their own. They ranged from completely scratch built to chopping up barrels....

Personally I made a barrel group from 4130 steel and got as far as getting a...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-05-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,699
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Gravity feed box magazine ala Vickers light...

Gravity feed box magazine ala Vickers light machine gun....

Google Image Result for http://www.corpsecandle.com/WWIIRolemaster/Vickers%20Berthier%20Machine%20Gun.jpg...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-05-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Emerald Wolf
If you have access to serious machine tools, you...

If you have access to serious machine tools, you could probably make it happen with some moving bits around. Say use a cocker valve mounted vertically, valve pin up. Use a use a repop hammer bits...
Forum: AirStar Nova 02-10-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I use the 700 on and off. It usually ends up...

I use the 700 on and off. It usually ends up being a toss up between it and the 68 Special. It is surprisingly quiet. It's been an extremely reliable gun. So far the only seals that I've changed...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-06-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Those Orin guns are 12ga aren't they? Why not...

Those Orin guns are 12ga aren't they? Why not just get some 12ga high brass, trim the plastic way down, and fire it with the shotshell primers (209 primers are probably cheaper than even ramset...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-06-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,638
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Funny bit about the reloading kit. That's a...

Funny bit about the reloading kit. That's a Lyman 310 tool. I would imagine that it takes the standard dies, so conceivably you could reload real ammo with it too.

Catchya on the Flip Side........
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 02-06-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Up up and away....:old:

Up up and away....:old:
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 02-02-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Boots!

Gonna try selling some of the NIB Belleville Intermediate Cold Weather Boots again. They are run of the mill 10 inch black boots with leather and Cordura uppers. Goretex lining makes them more or...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-17-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Were it me, I'd get an 11/16" ball bearing. ...

Were it me, I'd get an 11/16" ball bearing. Grease it up and pound that down the barrel.

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- just be careful not to peen the barrel or the CO2...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-02-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Both of the stocks on the outside of the group...

Both of the stocks on the outside of the group look like Weatherby's. The one on the left would seem to be a Mark V stock, and the right a Vangard stock. (The humped comb gives them away)

Pillage...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 12-16-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I think he meant the PGP owners group.... ...

I think he meant the PGP owners group....

http://www.pgpog.org

I think this still works....

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- I couldn't get to it though...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-04-2008, 11:38 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,401
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Actually it should be pretty clear cut.... ...

Actually it should be pretty clear cut....

1. If you see suspicious players, challenge them, if they say....

Out -- they are OUT
Looking for Equipment -- they are OUT
ANYTHING else -- live...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-16-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I'd been flirting with the idea of putting a...

I'd been flirting with the idea of putting a Cyclone on a VM. I come up with one that had been drilled for an agitator tube. After some looking at a Model 98 mount I think that it can be done with...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-16-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 945
Posted By Emerald Wolf
These would probably be safe enough if they were...

These would probably be safe enough if they were glued onto the "hard" ears.

The foam will probably split if it takes a direct hit. These would be better if they were the same soft rubber like...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-10-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Yeah, should be safe. Remember that even though...

Yeah, should be safe. Remember that even though the 12g hold 700-900 psi of pressure, you're only letting out through a hole that's around .004 square inches. At the most the pressure is like hold...
Forum: Rare and Old 07-07-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I will hurt somebody if they don't buy this now!

Rare Vintage Sheridan KP Paintball Rifle - eBay (item 270253388083 end time Jul-14-08 13:59:14 PDT)...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-16-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,281
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I was just going to mention the pink bolt action...

I was just going to mention the pink bolt action snub PGP that Mrs. Palmer had....

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- it's such a cute little gun...:p
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-08-2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Emerald Wolf
IIRC correctly you might see if you can get some...

IIRC correctly you might see if you can get some 3/4" class 125 PVC. I believe that it fits the standard 3/4" fittings, but has a wall thickness more akin to copper pipe (it's rated for 125 psi of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,620
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Here are the parts for your specific gun... ...

Here are the parts for your specific gun...

JGAirguns Model 720 parts (http://jgairguns.biz/catalog/index.php?cPath=78_84_572)

Here is the trigger group that I bought...

Other trigger...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,535
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I actually bought a Zap-200 (Beetle) because of...

I actually bought a Zap-200 (Beetle) because of the "Cheap Crap at Walmart" effect. I happened to be at Gart's (or whatever they changed their name to) looking at this cheapy marker when a couple of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2008, 03:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,620
Posted By Emerald Wolf
That's kind of a relief. JGAirguns sells those...

That's kind of a relief. JGAirguns sells those trigger groups. I know, because I bought one to use on a PGP barrel group. Might have to just a little bit of tweaking and set it in the BlueStreak...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,172
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I hate these Laws of Physics threads....

Really, all things being equal, one gun should shoot just as far as the next.

Hasn't anybody considered that the reason for the "definite" downward arc seen in one marker and not the next is due...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-06-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,040
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Probably should do some reading on the pressure...

Probably should do some reading on the pressure rating for different pipe materials. I would not use aluminum. I would stick with either black steel or brass. Keep the diameter smaller and make...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-25-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,794
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Hey Doc, is that a trigger group you made or is...

Hey Doc, is that a trigger group you made or is that the Engle M-14/mag that you got some time back (the one you made the nifty spring feed for iirc)?

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-18-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I'll take a brass one thank you... :D ...

I'll take a brass one thank you... :D

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- keen....
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-15-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By Emerald Wolf
Try ACE....Heck, copper tubing might even work...

Try ACE....Heck, copper tubing might even work just fine. Copper is usually a little over .50 inside, and .625 outside.

Catchya on the Flip Side.....

Emerald Wolf -- it wouldn't get squashed...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-02-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,491
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I play walk on and don't really follow either...

I play walk on and don't really follow either tourney or scenario news, so it's kinda a wash with me. I play for fun, get off a bit on the shock value of using old equipment, and don't care who I...
Forum: Sheridan 03-31-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By Emerald Wolf
I have to disagree a little bit about the...

I have to disagree a little bit about the difficulty of using a new 397 trigger group. Palmer's won't use them for a Painter, but they're not bad if you're up for a bit of metal work. I bought one...
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