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Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-01-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By FiXeL
If you used polycarbonate they would last a...

If you used polycarbonate they would last a little longer, but those will wear to a bigger size too eventually. Great idea, really like it!
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-28-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
@ Northup: Ti wire. Reusable and easy to clean...

@ Northup: Ti wire. Reusable and easy to clean using pickling paste for stainless steel. Any shop that welds stainless steel should have this stuff. Just a word of warning, this stuff is very...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-22-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Thanks for all the compliments! There is no...

Thanks for all the compliments!

There is no pearlescent dye for anodising, look at dye as it is, plain dye, not paint, that the metal absorbs in the anodised layer. (also why pure white is not...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Well, been off MCB for a while... Busy as...

Well, been off MCB for a while... Busy as usual... But i did some anodising!

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/Anodising/DSCN6104_zps5bd89388.jpg

Not my marker, i've offered a...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-21-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By FiXeL
Wow... Been a while since i visited MCB, but that...

Wow... Been a while since i visited MCB, but that sure is one awesome anno job!
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By FiXeL
I've made some better pictures of the minimag: ...

I've made some better pictures of the minimag:

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/Anodising/DSCN5837.jpg

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/Anodising/DSCN5838.jpg
...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-25-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By FiXeL
Anything chromed or nickle plated is a no-go...

Anything chromed or nickle plated is a no-go unless stripped. The insides of the pneumatics will have to be masked with laquer to keep their tolerances... It should be doable, but it will cost you.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-17-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By FiXeL
I use caswell dye, and it comes out good with...

I use caswell dye, and it comes out good with bleach and a acid dip. I think the problem with the parts is that they did not anodise that well, or it's a different alloy. Untill now, all the parts i...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-16-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By FiXeL
They are not that rare over here in europe......

They are not that rare over here in europe... Atleast it seems... I have owned one before and know who ownes it right now... The best thing is, i have the original box and it reads: Automag RT...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By FiXeL
Not poo, but restoring some AGD pride...

Shortly ago, i got a really nice AGD lot of stuff offered to me, and the price was right.

Among some other gear were these two markers:
...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-11-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,421
Posted By FiXeL
Haha! I have the same problem of where to leave...

Haha! I have the same problem of where to leave those dye tubs! You could get some storage racks, that saves you some room.

For a first time you did a good job!
Forum: WTB 11-09-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By FiXeL
Here's the AGD patch: (sorry iphone pics, cam...

Here's the AGD patch: (sorry iphone pics, cam batteries are recharging)

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/IMG_0794.jpg

If you are willing to give $5 for it, PM me your shipping...
Forum: WTB 11-08-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By FiXeL
I have a reproduction AGD patch, in new...

I have a reproduction AGD patch, in new condition. Not the original, but heck.
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-31-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By FiXeL
Just jumped on it. :D This guy has some stuff...

Just jumped on it. :D This guy has some stuff there with a lot of questionsmarks, but with a little luck i'll have a cheap minimag... And otherwise i'll have alot of parts for the scrap box, but i...
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-30-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By FiXeL
He does have a couple of spare kits for those...

He does have a couple of spare kits for those flatlines, but i'm not sure how complete they are. Either way, he lowered the price to €150... Very tempting but if the flatlines are impossible to sell,...
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-30-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By FiXeL
The seller said they still function perfectly,...

The seller said they still function perfectly, but i have seen older adjustable regs that leaked like crazy... I'm guessing he has not used this gear for quite some time since he said he played till...
Forum: Ask The Experts 10-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By FiXeL
Was offered a nice AGD Parts and guns lot.. Worth it?

First the good... Someone on a dutch paintball forum contacted me about some AGD stuff, since i am a bit known for having a soft spot for AGD stuff. He is offering the following items:

- Minimag...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 09-11-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By FiXeL
Thank you! :) This would be a bit...

Thank you! :)

This would be a bit complicated to build, but if you made a double sportshot with some revvie guts in the middle? So one paddle agitates the balls for both feednecks. The eyes will...
Forum: CCM 09-02-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By FiXeL
Nooit geweten dat je nederlands spreekt! :)...

Nooit geweten dat je nederlands spreekt! :) (never knew you spoke dutch!)

Happy birthday Mel! Have a good one! :clapping:
Forum: CCM 09-01-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By FiXeL
CCM has sent some parts i made to chico, and i...

CCM has sent some parts i made to chico, and i ordered a few other parts for my T2's:

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/DSCN5680.jpg

The gold parts were spot on, but the green...
Forum: CCM 08-30-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By FiXeL
I've been doing some home anodising, and what...

I've been doing some home anodising, and what Keys_JR said is correct. To re-anodise the marker the original anodising has to be removed with sodium hydroxide, and it will eat away some material....
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-26-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Thank you, but i do feel that this could be done...

Thank you, but i do feel that this could be done so much better. Maybe it's because i'm a CNC machinist, and somewhat of a perfectionist, the tank and barrel was just adding some dye to the surface...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-26-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Well the harley handles did not turn out that...

Well the harley handles did not turn out that great... Yeah they anodised, but the result was just one smoking pile of poo. Stripped them, and returned them to the owner that i warned about this...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-25-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By FiXeL
Well, it's an evolved way for monkeys to fling...

Well, it's an evolved way for monkeys to fling poo... :ROTFL: Great idea though, miniature stuff that really works is fun to play with!
Forum: CCM 08-25-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,676
Posted By FiXeL
Nothing wrong with that, Feinwerkbau makes...

Nothing wrong with that, Feinwerkbau makes excellent competition air rifles! :clapping:
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-25-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By FiXeL
Wow, nice start! Subscribed. :)

Wow, nice start! Subscribed. :)
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,982
Posted By FiXeL
That is pretty sick.. :drool: The case is a very...

That is pretty sick.. :drool: The case is a very nice touch!
Forum: CCM 08-20-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By FiXeL
The pin's out! :) At work i found a small block...

The pin's out! :) At work i found a small block of steel that had a hole drilled trough it just a tad bigger than the bolt. Then i drilled a 3mm hole trough the block, and drilled one hole a bit...
Forum: CCM 08-19-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By FiXeL
It's indeed a spring pin, didn't know how it was...

It's indeed a spring pin, didn't know how it was named in english... This seems something i will have to do at work to do right, thanks for the speedy reply! :bowdown
Forum: CCM 08-19-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By FiXeL
Dissasembly of a SS-25 bolt?

I'm stripping down a SS-25 to get it ready for anodising. All the other parts are allready done, but it seems the pin that joins the delrin front and the aluminum back does not want to budge... Any...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-17-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
To be honest, i just realised this because you...

To be honest, i just realised this because you said it... One thing i did notice is how sqeeky clean the parts are after anno. Next run will be a clutch and brake handle from a harley... Cast...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-16-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Did another run yesterday... ...

Did another run yesterday...

http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k65/FiXeL666/Anodising/DSCN5717.jpg

Normally i don't want to do anodising runs during the workweek, but i got a blue freak tip...
Forum: Pump Guns 08-14-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By FiXeL
If i only had the cash.... Gorgeous S6.5......

If i only had the cash.... Gorgeous S6.5... :drool: It really sucks to have such misfortune and having to sell this little gem because of that. :(
Forum: CCM 08-14-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By FiXeL
That should fit in theory, but the problem with...

That should fit in theory, but the problem with dovetails is that the tolerances have to be really tight, or the rail won't clamp at all. Let's say the slot cut in the asa is a little on the small...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-14-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
Np. :) The dark green is Caswell dye - Olive drab...

Np. :) The dark green is Caswell dye - Olive drab (http://www.caswellplating.com/electroplating-anodizing/anodizing-products/anodizing-dyes/olive-drab-anodizing-dye-4-oz.html). I would love to do...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-13-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By FiXeL
14 gallons total... that's quite a tank you have...

14 gallons total... that's quite a tank you have there... Not sure if you were aware of the acid adding to water thing, but it never hurts to mention it too often. Also seeing that you have kids,...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-13-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
The desmut is well worth buying, i don't have the...

The desmut is well worth buying, i don't have the one from Caswell, but it works awesome and also cleans out some color i've missed after the lye bath... And i don't use it at reccomended...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-13-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By FiXeL
One important tip, when you mix acid: add acid to...

One important tip, when you mix acid: add acid to water, never add water to acid!
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-13-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,451
Posted By FiXeL
@newmaticarsenal: Thank you for the great tips on...

@newmaticarsenal: Thank you for the great tips on dye-ing... I'll try to experiment with that in the next run!

I haven't noticed any blind spots, but i agitate the bath with air. The fumes can...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By FiXeL
You have to know the concentration, otherwise you...

You have to know the concentration, otherwise you cannot dilute to the proper concentration. A shop that sells car batteries should have the proper equipment to measure the concentration, but i'm not...
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