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Forum: Ask The Experts 06-15-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By cobyrne
I have a Trracer BBA and the section that inserts...

I have a Trracer BBA and the section that inserts into the Phantom body is a hair shorter than the Phantom valves. It is just enough that my Phantom won't cock when aired up (i.e. the bolt doesn't...
Forum: CCI 07-06-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By cobyrne
I don't know if you've tried these approaches...

I don't know if you've tried these approaches yet, but here are two very good ways of 'aiming' using a center stock class feed:

Some people hold the gun right in front of their nose, elbows tucked...
Forum: CCI 05-03-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By cobyrne
If you're using a stock barrel, you might as well...

If you're using a stock barrel, you might as well order an extra set of detent rings as well in case you lose one.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-07-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,658
Posted By cobyrne
An oil-can style hopper with a long neck would be...

An oil-can style hopper with a long neck would be appropriately ugly, or a CCI feedgate on the feedneck using 10 round tubes sticking straight out to feed it.
Forum: CCI 03-02-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By cobyrne
I think you'd be better off with an anti-siphon...

I think you'd be better off with an anti-siphon CO2 tank or a HPA tank than running a reg with CO2 on a Phantom. Provided you're using good paint, a good reg probably wouldn't hurt the performance,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-05-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,099
Posted By cobyrne
But if you tilt the gun so the hopper is towards...

But if you tilt the gun so the hopper is towards the bunker then won't your hand, wrist and possibly your forearm be sticking out as a target? I was under the impression tourney players only tilted...
Forum: Dukie 01-07-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By cobyrne
I was thinking a longer bolt action breach using...

I was thinking a longer bolt action breach using a longer bolt for a phantom with SMG type clips that run through the breach horizontally. The easiest would be for the shooter to move the clip...
Forum: Dukie 01-02-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By cobyrne
How about a harmonica gun style bolt action rifle...

How about a harmonica gun style bolt action rifle where the indexed clip (correct term?) can slide both ways? You can then reload the clip while it's on the gun and/or carry a spare. This way there...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-02-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,485
Posted By cobyrne
Happy to help. I'd love to see photos of the...

Happy to help. I'd love to see photos of the marker with the stick feeds if you do end up putting some on.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 12-28-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,485
Posted By cobyrne
Nicely done, sir. Out of curiosity, have you...

Nicely done, sir. Out of curiosity, have you thought about twin stick feeds for a different aesthetic?
Forum: CCI 11-18-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Posted By cobyrne
If you go through the archives splattttttt...

If you go through the archives splattttttt managed to get a phantom down to a 500(ish) psi operating range and shoot 280(ish) fps using HPA if I recall correctly. Given the already reasonable...
Forum: CCI 10-09-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,088
Posted By cobyrne
Use whatever you find most comfortable. Take them...

Use whatever you find most comfortable. Take them both with you when you go to play and switch between them.
Forum: Sterling 10-01-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By cobyrne
If you're interested, super_stanchy rethreads CCI...

If you're interested, super_stanchy rethreads CCI barrels to be sterling threaded and he'll bore it for freak inserts as well:
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 09-02-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,112
Posted By cobyrne
Oh god. That's how the rabbit hole starts. See...

Oh god. That's how the rabbit hole starts. See you in a few months. ;)
Forum: CCI 08-30-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By cobyrne
I like my Wevo UC kit. It is a small handle, but...

I like my Wevo UC kit. It is a small handle, but it works really well for me using just my index and middle fingers and thumb to pump. However, I use a rear dropout or valve to bottom line setup so...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-11-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,368
Posted By cobyrne
Using long things in confined spaces!? You bet! ...

Using long things in confined spaces!? You bet!



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Forum: CCI 06-05-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,946
Posted By cobyrne
Ahh, I see now. Thanks.

Ahh, I see now. Thanks.
Forum: CCI 06-05-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By cobyrne
I've been thinking about this - does the feed...

I've been thinking about this - does the feed adapter need anything to accept the CCI feed tube?
Forum: CCI 06-03-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,946
Posted By cobyrne
Yes you can get similar results, but using a...

Yes you can get similar results, but using a dropout I consistently get more shots that I consider usable than I do using a vsc set up on the same marker with the same internals (only changing the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-31-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,635
Posted By cobyrne
I cut out the bottom of the chest pockets on my...

I cut out the bottom of the chest pockets on my bdu jacket and sewed loops on the inside. Each pocket holds 6 capless tubes completely covered by the pocket. I just pull the tubes out through the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-24-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,333
Posted By cobyrne
This is a sincere question that is not just for...

This is a sincere question that is not just for you (and it is off topic): I've always wondered how many 300fps hits over a specified period of time are masks rated for? I'm sure masks deform and...
Forum: CCI 05-18-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By cobyrne
I just use an unmodified screwdriver - rather...

I just use an unmodified screwdriver - rather than levering the flat bit against the pin and turning the handle, put one side of the screwdriver tip into a notch and the other side of the tip against...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-18-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By cobyrne
Many of the fields down here only do private...

Many of the fields down here only do private groups, with an open walk-on day once a month (usually on a Sunday). I haven't played yet here in Dunedin (only moved here in January), but near...
Forum: CCI 05-15-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,946
Posted By cobyrne
Good question. Maybe to work with the CCI sight...

Good question. Maybe to work with the CCI sight rails?
Forum: CCI 04-19-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,436
Posted By cobyrne
The only time I've had trouble with the CCI...

The only time I've had trouble with the CCI detent rings is when I've ended up with a bag of paint that widely varies in size. It sounds like that's the same problem you're having - some roll out and...
Forum: CCI 04-12-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,248
Posted By cobyrne
The Carter's that I've looked at all had more...

The Carter's that I've looked at all had more weight to them so that might be your best bet. I've never had a GG so I may be wrong, but the one's I've looked at felt as light as (if not lighter) than...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-05-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,107
Posted By cobyrne
Have you thought about a Flasc barrel? 9" control...

Have you thought about a Flasc barrel? 9" control bore with various extension lengths would allow you to control rollouts and get a workable length. There might be other barrel kits that can use...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-28-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By cobyrne
Cutting the sleeves off a slightly over-sized...

Cutting the sleeves off a slightly over-sized sweatshirt would probably be the cheapest option for what you're looking for.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-28-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By cobyrne
Given your description of the situation I'd say...

Given your description of the situation I'd say there's no helping him. If he keeps going back to unreliable equipment when he has other options it's his choice.

You could suggest powderballs,...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-07-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,629
Posted By cobyrne
In tourney play - sure. In rec ball I prefer: Do...

In tourney play - sure. In rec ball I prefer: Do what it takes to have fun, as long as it doesn't come at the expense of other people having fun.
Forum: New To The Sport 03-07-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,382
Posted By cobyrne
I've switched to using an angled stick feed on my...

I've switched to using an angled stick feed on my phantom to allow faster follow-up shots for situations like this.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-07-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,629
Posted By cobyrne
To the OP, it's your field and your rules, as...

To the OP, it's your field and your rules, as long as your enforcing basic safety (masks on when on the field, using barrel bags/blockers when off the field, 300 fps max) I suppose you can play...
Forum: CCI 02-18-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,758
Posted By cobyrne
I generally use stock internals, silver main...

I generally use stock internals, silver main spring, stock valve spring, dropout valve, .684 12" Lapco barrel, detent rings and always get over 30 shots at usable speeds (start at 280 fps with a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 01-28-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,525
Posted By cobyrne
Why worry about them, when you can get them to...

Why worry about them, when you can get them to avoid you! I guess this is your point, considering what you are planning to do.

Here's some classics for your playlist:

Flight of the Valkyries...
Forum: Pump Markers 01-03-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By cobyrne
$80?! Nice find.

$80?! Nice find.
Forum: Pump Markers 12-26-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,137
Posted By cobyrne
Having a difference of opinion is fine... if you...

Having a difference of opinion is fine... if you state it in a mature manner. Insulting people anonymously on the internet and pretending you're superior to them - that's trolling. Most people here...
Forum: CCI 12-09-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By cobyrne
One thing I noticed with the pmi trracer valve on...

One thing I noticed with the pmi trracer valve on my phantom is it seems slightly shorter than the cci bba. If I screw in the valve retaining nut and snug it up with a wrench the bolt may not catch...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-07-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By cobyrne
Some can certainly exceed 300 fps, but you can...

Some can certainly exceed 300 fps, but you can also change the bands/tubes so they shoot at appropriately safe speeds. Like any other paintball equipment, chrono before shooting at someone to make...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-28-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,278
Posted By cobyrne
Some good ideas there. However, the fastest...

Some good ideas there.

However, the fastest tube loader I've seen is an open 100 round pod in one hand, 7 tubes in the other - place tubes upside down over 100 round pod and flip the whole thing...
Forum: CCI 11-27-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By cobyrne
I agree with the others, it sounds like the...

I agree with the others, it sounds like the recharge is too slow = tank reg issues, or blocked line issues.

Easiest way to diagnose would be to put a different tank on (HPA or CO2) and see if the...
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