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Forum: The Dead Zone 07-17-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,192
Posted By Kilroy
I'll bet they would. It's all a risk-cost...

I'll bet they would. It's all a risk-cost equation to them. If you can demonstrate their risks are low, so will the costs. Just look at insurance companies offering insurance to paintball fields...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-30-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By Kilroy
3D printing is the next manufacturing...

3D printing is the next manufacturing revolution!!! :ROTFL:
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-29-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By Kilroy
Posted on other forum too.... Will it be...

Posted on other forum too....

Will it be designed to operate off a 9V or hobby lipo? Will it be able to indicate the battery level or only a low battery? If it can indicate the battery level, will...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-29-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By Kilroy
Have you dealt with Shapeways at all? I have...

Have you dealt with Shapeways at all? I have found them to be very easy and relatively cheap.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,484
Posted By Kilroy
Been there.

Been there.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-20-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By Kilroy
Here's what I recommend to save yourself some of...

Here's what I recommend to save yourself some of the headaches I ran into...

Plaster makes the best mold. It's porous and once covered in talc, nothing adheres. This means you will get really...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-20-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By Kilroy
Some things I learned with my setup.. Place...

Some things I learned with my setup..

Place the vacuum source as close to the form as possible. I found the best thing was to just take the vacuum out of an old push vacuum and mount it directly...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-18-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Kilroy
Best I can tell she designed a custom dual barrel...

Best I can tell she designed a custom dual barrel that looks pretty rough and it's unclear if it even works.
"Similar" as in any custom shells (3d or otherwise) for paintball systems that are...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-18-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Kilroy
3D printing & Goblin Shotgun

So I ran across this
airsoft double barrel shotgun by thecrow117 - Thingiverse (http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:41778)

Then wondered if someone did something similar or better.

Also has...
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-09-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Kilroy
14 cells! Bet they had a hard time matching...

14 cells! Bet they had a hard time matching those. Do you know if they are NiCD or NiMH? Does anyone know if the mechanical dimensions changed at any time?
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-08-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Kilroy
Does anyone know where I could find the specs...

Does anyone know where I could find the specs (electrical and mechanical) for this battery?

I asked over on the automag forum, but didn't get a reply.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-31-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Kilroy
Sort of, ya. We have a dozen e-grip STBBs of...

Sort of, ya. We have a dozen e-grip STBBs of various makes and models all with defective circuit boards. They're not in the best condition so buying all new boards wouldn't make sense. The boss...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-31-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Kilroy
Thank you, but I was more interested typical...

Thank you, but I was more interested typical paintball data. Such as what are some common part numbers, what current do they draw, how long do markers normally apply power.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-30-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By Kilroy
Solenoid info

Looking for information on all/most/some/one of the varieties of sear tripper solenoids. Specifically coil resistance, on/off times, applied voltage etc.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-25-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,157
Posted By Kilroy
That has to be the ugliest, cheapest looking POS...

That has to be the ugliest, cheapest looking POS I have seen in a while.

I can't decide if it looks as bad or cheap as the Tippmann Triumph or the JT Cybrid.

What exactly would you 'mod'?
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-11-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,177
Posted By Kilroy
I dunno...

Meh,
Centering the text is nothing without all the random formatting and :p emotes.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-21-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Kilroy
I don't see why you would need anything with that...

I don't see why you would need anything with that much force. The "oring" could be a rubber band or some other highly stretchable elastomer. That way the 'pinch' would be extremely low force. I'm...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-20-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Kilroy
Since we're spit-balling... Cut a slot...

Since we're spit-balling...

Cut a slot around half (180) of the feedneck just wide enough for an oring to partially enter when placed around the outside. The oring would prevent a ball from...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-18-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By Kilroy
I always thought the G3 was the easiest to design...

I always thought the G3 was the easiest to design to use. It's all easily made with a lathe and drill press. Not too many operations.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-24-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By Kilroy
Disconnect the battery, solenoid and board from...

Disconnect the battery, solenoid and board from each other. Ensuring correct polarity, touch the battery to the solenoid for no more or less than one second. You should be able to fire the gun.
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-16-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By Kilroy
Unfortunately UV Halo's charts cover such a large...

Unfortunately UV Halo's charts cover such a large range, it's hard to predict what the calculated 'fall' should be at closer ranges. Maybe if he plotted them on a logarithmic scale? ..or maybe I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By Kilroy
Interestingly consistency didn't relate to...

Interestingly consistency didn't relate to accuracy in any of their tests.

I'm anxiously waiting for them to do a test that attempts to correlate spin & accuracy to back up their theory.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 636
Posted By Kilroy
Do my kids count? They have monopolized my...

Do my kids count?

They have monopolized my time & money since birth.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-20-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,342
Posted By Kilroy
I'm unfamiliar with that law.

I'm unfamiliar with that law.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-19-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,342
Posted By Kilroy
FreeEnterprise, Here's an idea to better way to...

FreeEnterprise,
Here's an idea to better way to illustrate your long range accuracy:
1. Go to your local highschool/community college football field.
2. Standing under one goal post and shoot at a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-11-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Roughly ten balls of each brand that were...

Roughly ten balls of each brand that were remaining in the tupperware containers were checked after 70 days to verify they did not change. That was basically my control.

Truth be told, I...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-11-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Wonderful. What size pack of desiccant? What is...

Wonderful. What size pack of desiccant? What is the paint quality like?

Originally I hypothesized, that when 'humid' and under a stack, they deform slightly. Any drying could potentially...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-11-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Edit: After some PMs, I feel it's important to...

Edit:
After some PMs, I feel it's important to clarify that the desiccant was still in the white bag when it was thrown in with the balls.

It wasn't poured in with the paintballs like sand.
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-11-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 885
Posted By Kilroy
Cool. What's it like? P.S. I didn't...

Cool. What's it like?

P.S.
I didn't realize Ashlee Simpson had such nice legs.
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-10-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Sorry. I corrected the original post in red. I...

Sorry. I corrected the original post in red. I intended to say bulges were reduced. No balls had dimples when they were placed in the bag and no dimples were reduced. Quite the opposite in the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-10-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Both halves were the same color for both brands. ...

Both halves were the same color for both brands.
PaintB was DXS Draxxus Blue's Crew it had a blue shell with blue fill and black text on the outside.
I think PaintA was Brass Eagle Demon brand....
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-10-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By Kilroy
Desiccant Experiment

I did a quick and dirty experiment with desiccant and paintballs to see what would happen.

The experiment:
Two different paintball brands were placed in a sealed bag with a very large amount of...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-25-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
Indeed. Since I wasn't discussing dampening or...

Indeed. Since I wasn't discussing dampening or quieting the internals, what do you think of what I proposed?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
The reason I mentioned it wasn't to dissuade this...

The reason I mentioned it wasn't to dissuade this project, just to get a good grasp on potential performance. If we knew alpha's silencer was as good as is possible, then there would be no need to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-24-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
The dp/dt of the valve is orders of magnitude...

The dp/dt of the valve is orders of magnitude larger than the ball exit. I understand the metal will dampen that energy, but I wouldn't think it's enough to ignore the valve.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-23-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
Wouldn't there be two sound sources? The valve...

Wouldn't there be two sound sources? The valve opening and the ball exiting?

If you had a long enough barrel to prevent the ball from exiting, you should be able to get a good idea of the maximum...
Forum: Dealers Forum 03-17-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,552
Posted By Kilroy
alpha, What are you using to do the...

alpha,

What are you using to do the printing? Makerbot?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-13-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
Good reasoning. I like it. For testing,...

Good reasoning. I like it.

For testing, how would we isolate the two sources of sound (valve opening and ball exiting barrel)?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-12-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
What was his reasoning? Such a concept strikes...

What was his reasoning? Such a concept strikes me as silly.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-09-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 21,509
Posted By Kilroy
Has anyone attempted black noise yet? Speaker...

Has anyone attempted black noise yet? Speaker attached to the end of the barrel, switch mounted to the trigger, adjustable time delay to shift 180? Assuming you attached an external speaker to your...
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