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Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-18-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By Blender
The JTX is the same as the XTS, right? I have...

The JTX is the same as the XTS, right? I have several back home in WY. I could have a front bolt sent up to me and measure it for you.
Forum: Ask The Experts 08-12-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,735
Posted By Blender
I think that the industry had a very misguided...

I think that the industry had a very misguided attempt to break into mainstream culture in the late nineties/early 00's, primarily through promotion of tournament paintball. In many areas of the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-05-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By Blender
Bending Tubing...

Bending Tubing (http://www.robbstewart.com/Mechanics/BendingTubing.html)
Making Small Crooks the Old Fashioned Way (http://robbstewart.com/Mechanics/MakingSmallCrooks.html)

Basically...anneal,...
Forum: Ebay Oddities 08-03-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Blender
Questionable color scheme

Custom Autococker | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-Autococker-/221841943812?hash=item33a6cf6d04)

I suppose if you're colorblind it's not too bad.
Forum: New To The Sport 08-03-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By Blender
I really would not recommend spending anything to...

I really would not recommend spending anything to upgrade a Tippmann. They're money pits, and add nothing to the value to the gun when you sell it.
Forum: New To The Sport 08-03-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By Blender
I've sent you a PM with info on the Xfire mask. ...

I've sent you a PM with info on the Xfire mask.

If you want to extend the coverage further, look up the old Vents Predator system. It had removable EVA foam guards (1/4" craft foam, basically) for...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-03-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 95,039
Posted By Blender
One more of the Kemmerer games. 7m202yOw7sY

One more of the Kemmerer games.

7m202yOw7sY
Forum: New To The Sport 08-03-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By Blender
If you want a cheap mask with nice features and...

If you want a cheap mask with nice features and very good coverage, I'd get an old JT X Fire. I've attached an image I found comparing it to the Vforce Profiler. As you can see, TONS of coverage....
Forum: New To The Sport 08-03-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 994
Posted By Blender
If you are looking for cheap masks, I would...

If you are looking for cheap masks, I would recommend picking up one of the less popular systems that use common lenses, such as the V-Force Morph or Shield (though I have bought Profilers for about...
Forum: The Dead Zone 08-02-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 95,039
Posted By Blender
hqSA4zi0U0k yOHGnUIPtKs A couple of...

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yOHGnUIPtKs

A couple of speedball games hosted by Utah's Battle Ball Paintball, at the old high school football field in Kemmerer, WY.

Yep, my voice cracked in the first one. I...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-03-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Blender
http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects...

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects-custom-questions/266272-my-pile-piranha-poo.html
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-27-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Blender
Those are good designs, and I'd forgotten about...

Those are good designs, and I'd forgotten about the hole being drilled in the center. However, I still think it needs the adapter plate (flange would be a better word, probably). The joint will be...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-27-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Blender
http://s8.postimg.org/z53vamlad/Sketch261225618.jp...

http://s8.postimg.org/z53vamlad/Sketch261225618.jpg

Everyone seems confused, so... Here. This is what I mean. Use 50/50 solder because it has the lowest melting point and is thus the least likely...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Blender
I don't really think muggyweld is the right thing...

I don't really think muggyweld is the right thing to use in this application. I'd just use standard silver solder, like this:

SILVER SOLDER - FOR LACQUERED BRASS - SOLDERING - SUPPLIES...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-20-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By Blender
I'd use something steel as a mandrel to keep the...

I'd use something steel as a mandrel to keep the tube from deforming. It will also act as a heatsink, so the tube doesn't get too hot. The brass shouldn't change color in this process (perhaps a...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-16-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Blender
Metal Casting with Your 3D Printer | MAKE...

Metal Casting with Your 3D Printer | MAKE (http://makezine.com/projects/guide-to-3d-printing-2014/metal-casting-with-your-3d-printer/)

This would work as well.
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-04-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Blender
You should be able to get it at any good hardware...

You should be able to get it at any good hardware store such as Do It Best, Ace, Menards, Home Depot, Lowes, etc.
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-03-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Blender
Unhappy Nokorode, Oatey no. 5, Stay-Silv...those should...

Nokorode, Oatey no. 5, Stay-Silv...those should all work, I think. It depends on what type of solder you have, though. If anything, I'd just get Oatey No. 5. I've used it for tin/lead soldering as...
Forum: Ask The Experts 01-02-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Blender
The normal fluxes will probably do a bit more to...

The normal fluxes will probably do a bit more to clean off any impurities. When I do soldering (brass instruments, mainly) I worry more about making sure the joint is cleaned well with scotch-brite...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-22-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Blender
Well, the 7 oz tanks show up for sale on occasion...

Well, the 7 oz tanks show up for sale on occasion as well. I buy them when I see them.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-21-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,382
Posted By Blender
Well, I qualify! Became a member today. I've...

Well, I qualify!

Became a member today. I've loved playing pump ever since I got a Brass Eagle Blade when I first started playing. The most expensive marker I've bought was $80. I borrowed a PGP...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-14-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Blender
See if you can get an old JT X Fire. They use...

See if you can get an old JT X Fire. They use elite lenses, which limit your view a bit, but they're very well made and very large.
Forum: Sub 100 12-13-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Blender
PMed on the Brass Eagle.

PMed on the Brass Eagle.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-10-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Blender
So if you look at the pictures, the barrel is...

So if you look at the pictures, the barrel is different. I took a look and it is stamped "SI."
http://www.imagesup.net/?di=1614182585591

The barrel looks to be held on to the steel body with set...
Forum: New To The Sport 12-08-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Blender
That's brilliant. I'm going to start making a...

That's brilliant. I'm going to start making a similar device ASAP!
Forum: New To The Sport 12-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,642
Posted By Blender
Try attaching a piece of surgical tubing to the...

Try attaching a piece of surgical tubing to the ends of each earpiece, and then pad the nosepiece with foam? You'd basically be creating a goggle strap that way.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Blender
Agreed. Well, I'm torn with this one. Part of me...

Agreed. Well, I'm torn with this one. Part of me wants to restore it completely, part of me wants to leave it completely gross on the outside but turn it into a "sleeper."

Thoughts?
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Blender
What did I buy?

Hi all,

I bought this as the basis for a poo-polishing build. It was listed as a Razorback II, but it looks to me like a stock Nelspot with a barrel extension and direct feed.

Thoughts?

WWP...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Blender
Yeah--some good front/back, left/right, and...

Yeah--some good front/back, left/right, and top/bottom views, ideally with a ruler or something in view as well. Or just sets of measurements.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-06-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Blender
Well, I know that it was a very well-liked and...

Well, I know that it was a very well-liked and innovative design. Having an accurate 3D model won't hurt anything, plus I can test it out against modern masks to see if it works better (in a safe...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By Blender
3D Print Vents Mask?

Hi all,

I have access to a 3D printer, and thought it would be interesting to try printing an old Vents mask. However, I can't find any really good images or measurements. Would anyone be willing...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-05-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Blender
Alright. Well, I got it for $2.99, so I suppose I...

Alright. Well, I got it for $2.99, so I suppose I won't be hurting anything if I pop open the package.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-05-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Blender
Viewloader VLocity Chrono Value

Hi All,

I recently purchased a NIB Viewloader VLocity on-barrel chronograph. What might this be worth?
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Blender
http://www.gunslot.com/files/gunslot/images/50464....

http://www.gunslot.com/files/gunslot/images/50464.JPG

Do something like that. Make a custom machined grip tand trigger that mounts below the barrel and that activates the sear, bullpup style. Use...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-03-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,568
Posted By Blender
There's a difference between "loud" (dB) and...

There's a difference between "loud" (dB) and "deep" (Hz). A deep sound would have a lower pitch (fewer Hz) which you should achieve with a long, unported barrel. Though there are certainly other...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-02-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Blender
No problem. You can get tubing through Amazon...

No problem. You can get tubing through Amazon Supply or McMaster Carr. Possibly even your local hardware store.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-02-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Blender
I would suggest making a feedneck extender out of...

I would suggest making a feedneck extender out of some 7/8 OD tubing, with a lug to fit in the gap of your existing feedneck. Then you can attach a standard elbow.
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-01-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Blender
Right. If the inner diameter of your feedneck is...

Right. If the inner diameter of your feedneck is .85, then the outer diameter is probably 1 inch. Thus you want the 1" basic elbow, listed here. Accessories (http://www.allenpaintball.com/misc.html)
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Blender
From the sounds of it, you'd want a 1" elbow....

From the sounds of it, you'd want a 1" elbow. Allen Paintball makes a good one.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,799
Posted By Blender
Here is my entry for the pile of poo. ...

Here is my entry for the pile of poo.
http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects-custom-questions/266272-my-pile-piranha-poo.html
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