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Forum: The Dead Zone 06-23-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By nofxkid2005
So around 750 shots from a tank. I'd suggest...

So around 750 shots from a tank. I'd suggest going with a 'cocker of some kind then. Personally I'm not a huge fan of the trilogy line, but I started in them with a 2k4 Prostock. People seem to be...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,528
Posted By nofxkid2005
What would you consider acceptable efficiency?

What would you consider acceptable efficiency?
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-21-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,528
Posted By nofxkid2005
Spyder... nah. The Azodin markers are nice...

Spyder... nah.

The Azodin markers are nice though. I've really enjoyed the single finger frame Kaos-D I built. Nice marker, but I think I'd rather use a ULE/Tac One bodied mag... of course there...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-21-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,528
Posted By nofxkid2005
I'd almost say eNMEy just because of the...

I'd almost say eNMEy just because of the feedneck... and even then I'd suggest finding an Ion XE body to mod it. I love both 'cockers and mags, but the feednecks may be an issue depending on the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-11-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By nofxkid2005
I'm a huge fan of building my own Snipers. CCMs...

I'm a huge fan of building my own Snipers. CCMs are nice, but I feel like you're more attached to something you built and tuned yourself.

Plus with this route, comparable performance can be had...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-04-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By nofxkid2005
Yes. The back of the barrel is part of the...

Yes. The back of the barrel is part of the breech. If you run your finger inside the barrel, you'll notice it's tapered.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-01-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By nofxkid2005
The condor stuff is completely fine for what we...

The condor stuff is completely fine for what we do. I have a couple vests and various pouches and what not that have stood up well to rough play.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-18-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By nofxkid2005
I still prefer the Winchester to the APP... but I...

I still prefer the Winchester to the APP... but I do like not needing electrical to fit the APP on my markers.

And +1 for the modded lid on both of them.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-11-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By nofxkid2005
To preface this, I am very much a 'cocker guy'....

To preface this, I am very much a 'cocker guy'. Love the platform. But...

I really like the two/three I have (three builds, two valves).

The first is a TacOne body/Intelliframe. This was the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By nofxkid2005
That's a pretty strong statement to make. Do you...

That's a pretty strong statement to make. Do you have proof or resources to back that up?
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-11-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By nofxkid2005
Last three: I *think* that's an E2 frame....

Last three:

I *think* that's an E2 frame. Somewhat desirable compared to the E1.

Looks like a FBM Half A** body. Missing the sled.

MQ1? Cocker valve.

My pricing would probably be off if...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-10-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 837
Posted By nofxkid2005
I've really liked the Spire, especially on mech...

I've really liked the Spire, especially on mech cockers that will fit it. It puts zero tension on the ball stack, while maintaining high feed rates. Honestly it's almost like the modern equivalent of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-08-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By nofxkid2005
Very cool concept. I would think that their first...

Very cool concept. I would think that their first objective would be to pitch the idea to major video game developers and distributors and get them interested. I imagine you would have hundreds of...
Forum: WGP 05-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By nofxkid2005
Also make sure your VASA can actually press down...

Also make sure your VASA can actually press down on the pin valve. Cocker VASAs have a screw there to hold it to the body. Because they are normally run with a reg, that screw might not allow you to...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-26-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By nofxkid2005
You could try the deadlywind route and bore the...

You could try the deadlywind route and bore the barrel slightly longer than the length of the insert. You'd have a step, but on an SL it shouldn't be a problem.
Forum: WGP 04-14-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By nofxkid2005
Pics are broken

Pics are broken
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-09-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 675
Posted By nofxkid2005
What are you doing differently when snap shooting...

What are you doing differently when snap shooting and long distance shooting?

Typically I keep the bolt in line with the bridge of my nose, so effectively I'm looking down both sides of the gun...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-08-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,214
Posted By nofxkid2005
Didn't the Mod 85 already kinda provide a proof...

Didn't the Mod 85 already kinda provide a proof of concept for the ammo? I could see it.
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-07-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By nofxkid2005
Top two middle are definitely System X.

Top two middle are definitely System X.
Forum: New To The Sport 04-07-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By nofxkid2005
"Heavy is good. Heavy is reliable. If it doesn't...

"Heavy is good. Heavy is reliable. If it doesn't work, you can always hit him with it"

-Boris
Forum: New To The Sport 04-06-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,800
Posted By nofxkid2005
His reply is kinda full of inaccuracies......

His reply is kinda full of inaccuracies... They're not far off, but off enough to raise flags for someone that knows how it all works...

I believe the first prototype bolt/valve was called the lvl...
Forum: WGP 03-31-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By nofxkid2005
The PPS Lance kinda has me torn on this build...

The PPS Lance kinda has me torn on this build now...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By nofxkid2005
Could go with a hockey gear bag if you like...

Could go with a hockey gear bag if you like bringing a lot of stuff.

Alternatively old luggage works really well, and can be had for relatively cheap.
Forum: Tippmann 03-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By nofxkid2005
Plus the cyclone doesn't need batteries. If...

Plus the cyclone doesn't need batteries. If you're running mechanical, the squishy paddles might not even be needed. I ran my old mech A5 almost every weekend for almost two years with the stock hard...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-17-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By nofxkid2005
^^^ unless you buy an older Ego and need a new...

^^^ unless you buy an older Ego and need a new solenoid.. then you're SOL.

Personally I'm a fan of the DM series. The fact that they've been using the same solenoids since atleast the 6 means...
Forum: Tippmann 03-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By nofxkid2005
The older ones were for sure. They've all had...

The older ones were for sure. They've all had their weak points at one time or another. But considering how available stock and aftermarket part are, it's really a none issue.
Forum: Tippmann 03-15-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 659
Posted By nofxkid2005
You pretty much have it. You could polish the...

You pretty much have it. You could polish the internals as well as a cheap as free upgrade.
Forum: WGP 03-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By nofxkid2005
I had considered the roller sear, but supply is a...

I had considered the roller sear, but supply is a slight issue. As an alternative I was going to fabricate the trigger plate out of brass (also because pre 2k trigger plates seem to be harder to come...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 03-11-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By nofxkid2005
Just keep in mind the melting temperature of...

Just keep in mind the melting temperature of filler metal AGD used for the feednecks and maybe the threading for the front frame screw. I believe much of it was brazed... so around 800F would be your...
Forum: WGP 03-10-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By nofxkid2005
Grad Build Plan

I'm finishing trade school in a few months. Once I pay back my loan, I'm gonna build a completely new 'Cocker from the ground up. So this is basically a check list and an opinion thread of parts....
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-04-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,626
Posted By nofxkid2005
My first autococker, but it had everything to do...

My first autococker, but it had everything to do with the shot. Up until that point I had only shot Milsim Tippmanns. It may have been a false perception but the autococker seemed to have a flatter...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-02-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By nofxkid2005
Are you talking about the midblock black magic?...

Are you talking about the midblock black magic? If so you cannot use a standard valve body, you need to use a spyder/merlin/SS25/05 Ego valve body. Cup seals, springs and valve grub screw are all the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-02-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By nofxkid2005
Best value has to be the Vidar.

Best value has to be the Vidar.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 03-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By nofxkid2005
Angels and 'Cockers I can see making sense......

Angels and 'Cockers I can see making sense... excluding Smart Parts doesn't... especially when you say you shoot a Luxe. Sounds slightly suspect.
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-28-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,843
Posted By nofxkid2005
Having a hard time deciding between my 2k5 Sniper...

Having a hard time deciding between my 2k5 Sniper or my DM9...

Sniper Setup:
CCM deluxe pump kit, Proline Bob Long SS slide frame, Bob Long 360 reg, Angel ASA, Madmann springs...

DM setup:...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By nofxkid2005
Was pretty common in my experience. Winter is...

Was pretty common in my experience. Winter is usually pretty lean, so why have a lot of cash tied up in non moving inventory when it can be used elsewhere... I would suggest calling your retailer of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-25-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,757
Posted By nofxkid2005
I hate gas thru.... Why? Things used to be...

I hate gas thru....

Why? Things used to be standardized. That gives you choice... now if say a player wants a longer setup, they basically only have bottle options or reg extenders.. Shorter set...
Forum: WGP 02-17-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By nofxkid2005
Can't really imagine how heavy a brass bodied...

Can't really imagine how heavy a brass bodied cocker would be..
Forum: CCM 02-11-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By nofxkid2005
I don't think you can attach a front block to a...

I don't think you can attach a front block to a S6, and the VASA doesn't have a hole for an actuating rod...

it would be a sweet looking cocker though.
Forum: Sterling 02-10-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By nofxkid2005
On a side note, I emailed Palmers about a custom...

On a side note, I emailed Palmers about a custom Sterling barrel. They are more than happy to make one, but you would need to send them a body to match the threads to. As far as pricing, they said it...
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