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Forum: Ask The Experts Today, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By Spider!
Yeah, when we were discussing new markers, the...

Yeah, when we were discussing new markers, the phantom was "like the Bushmaster" without all of the screws and parts falling off like a Triumph car. I wanted a Bushmaster (just for looks) if I was...
Forum: The Yard Sale Today, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Spider!
Me! I have the wife's Forester to put that in.

Me! I have the wife's Forester to put that in.
Forum: Air Gun Designs Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By Spider!
The lower the velocity, the shorter the bolt...

The lower the velocity, the shorter the bolt spring, so your shortened red spring makes sense.

For chopping, it is more likely that you are double feeding on small paint, and/or chuffing an extra...
Forum: Ask The Experts Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By Spider!
We had two state teams from the Houston area that...

We had two state teams from the Houston area that were all phantom by choice (no factory sponsor). My team of the gunslingers never placed better than fourth, but the bushwackers often finished...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 12-09-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Spider!
These are pretty ancient. The level 7 bumper is...

These are pretty ancient. The level 7 bumper is still firm. You are welcome to all of them; I don't want to say "I have them" for you, and they not be what you need.
...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-07-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By Spider!
Back in the old days, "quality control" was often...

Back in the old days, "quality control" was often simply tossing out the finished products that didn't meet the specs. Once they started using CNC, that didn't work anymore because all of the parts...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-07-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By Spider!
The phantom is minimal, cost effective, refined,...

The phantom is minimal, cost effective, refined, and simple. Also, there aren't various versions of the different parts to stumble over. The consistency of design and supply by CCI over the years...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 12-04-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,493
Posted By Spider!
The Z was always too dedicated of a grip position...

The Z was always too dedicated of a grip position for me, but the one iteration did seem to leave a lot on the table. I would think that reworking it would be very acceptable to real Z users and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-04-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,238
Posted By Spider!
The Chinese also invented hazardous sheet rock. ...

The Chinese also invented hazardous sheet rock. That was hard to believe.
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-04-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Spider!
Is true. Hoppes gun oil (non-syn) will turn...

Is true. Hoppes gun oil (non-syn) will turn urethane and some of the common polymers in a few years, but age will catch up with all them regardless. I've had new seals go bad sitting in their own...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-04-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Spider!
Yeah, I've lost most of the reactivity in the...

Yeah, I've lost most of the reactivity in the trigger right now. I'll have to take it to some big games just to wear it back in.

I still remember digging the hammer o-ring out of my F1...
Forum: The Dead Zone 12-03-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Spider!
Here is what old urethane seals look like

Sometimes I forget how long I've had some things.

I was getting mad at my favorite automag at a scenario a few weeks ago. Chuffing, sticking, leaking, double feeding. Had to slap it on the back...
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-01-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Spider!
I was trying to help my daughter with her math...

I was trying to help my daughter with her math once. She said "that's not how I interpret it." She did not like my followup answer. :rolleyes:
Forum: Ask The Experts 12-01-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By Spider!
Also, many fields don't have a full 4500 supply. ...

Also, many fields don't have a full 4500 supply. They usually set their compressor to stop at 4500, and it does not restart for a minimum time and below a pressure of around 3900. It has been...
Forum: Pump Markers 11-29-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,565
Posted By Spider!
Yeah, you either give up a finger holding the...

Yeah, you either give up a finger holding the frame steady while you pump, or you are holding the frame that much lower which lets it move more also. Sure, they work, but you want a pump to feel and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-29-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,357
Posted By Spider!
They know what is on the intarwebz, by pictars on...

They know what is on the intarwebz, by pictars on shopping sites.

I had a guy ask me about my black x-valved automag a couple of weeks ago, off the field.

"What kind of marker is that?"...
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-28-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 714
Posted By Spider!
Yes, the odd ball can jam up a level 10 bolt in a...

Yes, the odd ball can jam up a level 10 bolt in a tight underbore, especially with a spring longer than the gold bolt spring.

I try to stay on the large side with mags and other open bolt markers....
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-27-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By Spider!
Iirc, I used an old automag reg seat, which...

Iirc, I used an old automag reg seat, which worked well for at least few 12gs. It is still in there, it just doesn't get heavy use.
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-21-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Spider!
Some of it comes down to how far you hold the...

Some of it comes down to how far you hold the grip from your shoulder and the angle of your elbow. As the grip gets closer and higher, the wrist angle gets sharper. Depending on how you play and...
Forum: The Season of Walzmas 11-15-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,804
Posted By Spider!
fat panda

fat panda
Forum: G&H Customs 11-15-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Spider!
I had failed to notice the double use of the...

I had failed to notice the double use of the lever changer hinge pin earlier; very creative and efficient. :clapping:
Forum: Feedback 11-14-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,558
Posted By Spider!
Bought three brass freak inserts from Ty. ...

Bought three brass freak inserts from Ty. Shipped quick and well packed. It all went smoothly such that I forgot that I had already had them waiting in my gear.
Forum: Autocockers 11-14-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Spider!
Perhaps that may have been a "column-buckling"...

Perhaps that may have been a "column-buckling" failure due to the higher opening force of the wide poppet face and the hammering on the thin section? What diameter did you have on that narrow...
Forum: Autocockers 11-14-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Spider!
I've been saving those pics on that build. It's...

I've been saving those pics on that build. It's been a slow year.

This trilogy poppet has a tapered shoulder as if it were a "high flow" valve, but it is a straight stem with a wide shoulder. It...
Forum: Autocockers 11-14-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Spider!
I have this on a trilogy rental (high pressure); ...

I have this on a trilogy rental (high pressure);

http://www.paintballcity.org/images/Spider/img20170305123843510hdr.jpg

repaired with this;
...
Forum: Feedback 11-13-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,031
Posted By Spider!
Bought a pair of SC6s from him. Very fast with...

Bought a pair of SC6s from him. Very fast with communications and shipping. I'm liking the SC6s too. Great seller.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-10-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By Spider!
I didn't mean that the screw should be sealed,...

I didn't mean that the screw should be sealed, but that the oring next to it may be losing the pressure, with the air passing by the screw.

The dwell time of the pulse is a function of the...
Forum: ICD 11-10-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By Spider!
That power feed is mostly removable (with heat). ...

That power feed is mostly removable (with heat). You might be able to design a printed feed neck that would be acceptable. For sure you could do it as a left offset. Getting to the top screw needs...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-09-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By Spider!
That just sounds like a leak from the reservoir...

That just sounds like a leak from the reservoir or through the piston or tuning screw, which is overcome with a faster cycle.

On faster cycles, could you be shorting your reservoir recharge by not...
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-05-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By Spider!
That looks like soft silicone 1/4" tubing. It...

That looks like soft silicone 1/4" tubing. It shouldn't be a complete fail, but I would expect more pop-offs; and it is a bit fat.



I was thinking more like one of these...

ASP Online...
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-04-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By Spider!
That makes sense compared with TKs old data on AO...

That makes sense compared with TKs old data on AO that said the peak pressures behind the ball in various markers was between 60 and 100 psi.

Since the cyclone is a vent from the valve exhaust,...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 11-03-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Spider!
That actual setting is not something you mess...

That actual setting is not something you mess with, at least without test gauges and test supply regulators.

While the relief in the reg piston can go bad, the first question is whether or not the...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 11-02-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Spider!
I think he means out of the velocity adjuster. ...

I think he means out of the velocity adjuster.

Overpressure might explain the power tube leak in the first place.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-02-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Spider!
Oh, by looking "normal" I meant that it looks...

Oh, by looking "normal" I meant that it looks like it was designed (or grew) that way, like an autococking sterling; not "normal" as in "the same as before."
Forum: Ask The Experts 11-02-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Spider!
There was a good haggle over barrel vibration in...

There was a good haggle over barrel vibration in a "ballistics" thread around here a while back. Search the thread titles for "balllistics"

Paintball barrels are short and stiff for the forces...
Forum: Palmer Pursuit Shop 10-30-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By Spider!
And maybe slit the feedneck after turning? I...

And maybe slit the feedneck after turning?

I always struggle with the order of operations.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 10-29-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Spider!
After the front block mod, it took me a while to...

After the front block mod, it took me a while to figure out what changed. The slider and three way make a lot of sense and seem normal. I'll be interested in the testing.
Forum: ICD 10-27-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Spider!
Consider a new seal kit from ICD. The lpr is...

Consider a new seal kit from ICD. The lpr is sensitive to that seat and there is just one port out of the lpr and one into the body. Try to line up the ports.
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-23-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Spider!
Yes. The seals are all urethane anyway. I need...

Yes. The seals are all urethane anyway. I need to do something with the on/off knob that I bump every now and then. It is on the Walz Smurf. I tried an old dropout first. When that worked, I got...
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-23-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Spider!
I'm glad Mr. Mills keeps those pages up. I...

I'm glad Mr. Mills keeps those pages up.

I think if TK could have left the reg seat alone from the 3k to the 4.5k he would have, which appears to be the main difference.

When it came to high...
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