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Forum: Tournaments 10-23-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Maybe I can get some gear together and join in. I...

Maybe I can get some gear together and join in. I am once again in pursuit of an item on my bucket list. I am not sure if I could get a 3man team together but I am pretty sure I could come up with...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thanks it was Poweraire I had ordered from. ...

Thanks it was Poweraire I had ordered from.

Paul
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-28-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Fittings

I tried a search but came up with zilch.

I need a source for a wide variety of pneumatic fittings. There is/was a company I used in the past that had very good pricing but I cannot remember their...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-26-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,724
Posted By ThreeJsDad
SPIDER, Thanks for the help. I have been...

SPIDER,

Thanks for the help. I have been running a rechargable pack because I had it and I was afraid of hurting the solenoid. The solenoid is rated for 5v like yours. I guess I should run it...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-25-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thanks I have looked at them. The boards they...

Thanks I have looked at them. The boards they make a really nice but too much $$ for this project. I need to keep to a certain price point for the final item and that really bumps things up.

Paul
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-25-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Okay does anyone know of an electronics book for...

Okay does anyone know of an electronics book for idiots so I can sort out how to make a simple solenoid control circuit.

Paul
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 05-25-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,724
Posted By ThreeJsDad
I realize this is older thread but it is still...

I realize this is older thread but it is still quite relevant today.

I have designed an uneven spool valve for a different application and was wondering how this circuit would work at 5v? I have...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-23-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Boards ??

Okay so I finally got all the mechanics done. Now I need a board to control the solenoid. I can use a bare bones stock Ion board or something similar. Can anyone give me some ideas of where I could...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-14-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By ThreeJsDad
If you are industrious you can change the...

If you are industrious you can change the configuration of a NIMH 9V. They are actually composed of smaller cells inside. I am sorry I cannot remember configuration but I believe it is 7cells. I...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Mac 43

I have two MAC 43's I plan to use in a project but neither one seems to have a port that is completely sealed until the solenoid is energized. Am I missing something??

Paul
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-10-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 631
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thank you Sir, That is one of the ideas I was...

Thank you Sir, That is one of the ideas I was looking at.

Paul
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-10-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 631
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Since you guys seem to really have a handle on...

Since you guys seem to really have a handle on this stuff I would like to ask a question in the other direction. I do not mean to Hijack at all I simply want to draw on your knowledge base.

I am...
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thanks a bunch !! I thought that was the case but...

Thanks a bunch !! I thought that was the case but it is always nice to hear it from someone else.

Paul
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-10-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Reg ??

I am building a remote system and would like to mount a LPR right on the tank. I am also looking for the highest flow I can get. I could really use some guidance on this project. I will be running...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-23-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Huh?!? Edit: Got it, Very cool !!! Similar...

Huh?!?

Edit: Got it, Very cool !!! Similar to one on another page. Yours is simpler so better for me !!!!
Forum: DIY Tech 04-23-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Those are nice. I have been making them for...

Those are nice. I have been making them for years....... Been sewing since I was a little kid.

The webbing is really smart and much needed. May I suggest going with the 2" you mentioned as it will...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-23-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By ThreeJsDad
solenoid w/o a board

In the spirit of the mech Ion I want to do something similar only using a solenoid. I am doing this so I can relocate the trigger and run wires instead of hoses. I have a couple of MAC 43 Solenoids...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
It looks like the event closest to me will be the...

It looks like the event closest to me will be the World Cup in October. There is my goal, get in shape and get my skills back to where they were and head to World Cup in October.

Paul
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
See what I mean, opportunities are going away.......

See what I mean, opportunities are going away.... PSP sounds like a plan.

Paul
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Sounds like us but we never played in...

Sounds like us but we never played in Fayetteville or indoor here in NC.

Paul
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thanks Guys, At PBC they run team practices...

Thanks Guys,

At PBC they run team practices on Sat and Sunday mornings but anyone can normally jump in and play. Most of the teams are pretty welcoming.

You guys rock, encouragement is always...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
That is not a bad idea at all. Let me see how...

That is not a bad idea at all. Let me see how this week unfolds. The following weekend I know is good. Shoot me a PM with your info. PBC is really close to me and my son plays as there.

Thanks...
Forum: The Dead Zone 04-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Random Monday Babble

Well some of you know me in spite of my absence and low post count. If you don't, I have been involved in PB as much as possible since the mid 80's. I played 10 man when 10 man was big, I played...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-23-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Very cool !!! I will count you in. E-mail me...

Very cool !!! I will count you in. E-mail me (mpaulphillips@gmail.com) when you get a minute or two.

Paul
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-23-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By ThreeJsDad
And the winner is..... It's time for air soft to...

And the winner is..... It's time for air soft to come into the 20th century. I will work on the 21st later on.

Paul
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-22-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Machinist Needed

I have a project that really needs a machinist to go any further. I believe everything can be done on a lathe. In a nut shell I need a smaller version of the Ion firing system. If it goes well this...
Forum: WTB 02-20-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Very Kind, PM sent Paul

Very Kind, PM sent

Paul
Forum: WTB 02-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By ThreeJsDad
WTB Broken Ion or Vibe

I am looking for a broken Ion or Vibe for another one of my wild Azz projects. I don't need a barrel or board so if you have something in your closet let me know.

My CFO has me on a tight leash...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 02-11-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
LDN
Views: 223
Posted By ThreeJsDad
LDN

This is the Long Distance Nightmare. I started with an old Tracer and this is what I have now. It fires a 6mm by .25g BB at over 500fps and is VERY quiet. It is a bolt action. I just need a couple...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-28-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Thanks will do it then.

Thanks will do it then.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-28-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Ion Switch

According to ZDS the power switch for the Ion is the same switch that ITT/Cannon use on one of their products. It turns out this switch is carried by DigiKey (big Surprise...LOL). They have it listed...
Forum: WTB 01-23-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Vibe/Ion Board

Okay folks I need a really cheap Ion or Vibe board. I bought one for a project and the power switch took a dump, as in fell off. I tried to make repairs but as good as I am at soldering it was a NG....
Forum: WTB 01-22-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Ion/Vibe parts

I have been working on a pretty cool project and now that I have it all working my board took a dump and the threads in the body are about done.

I am low on funds because I keep paying for my son...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-03-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Dead on Bud. A new bolt a just a bit more...

Dead on Bud. A new bolt a just a bit more pressure took care of it. Version II is about ready to go to the field. I will try and give you a call later.

Oh, I turned a delrin piece today that took...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-02-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Leaking Air down barrel?

So I am using an Ion valve system on a project and I am getting air leaking down to barrel. I check the seal between the bolt and the bolt stoop disc and that is a very good seal. To isolate things...
Forum: WTB 01-02-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Vibe or Ion valve system

I have some cocker parts and other bits I am not using I would like to trade for some Ion/Vibe parts. I have the board but the rest of the firing system suffered some abuse doing a build aand now I...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-01-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Ty, that would be pretty easy to do qand in the...

Ty, that would be pretty easy to do qand in the long term would allow for a smaller operating system.

I tried calling you Dude. We can catch some time this week, it looks like this project is...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-01-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Great minds wander in the same maze.... I...

Great minds wander in the same maze....

I turned down a delrin bolt insert that has a small ID stainless steel power tube. It is permanently pinned in place.

I have a new bolt on the way and I...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-01-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Over in the Airsoft world this thing is created...

Over in the Airsoft world this thing is created quite the stir !!! It is called Mr Whisper because it makes almost no noise at all, even when shooting a .4g BB at 388fps.

There are many AS folks...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 01-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 294
Posted By ThreeJsDad
Mr Whisper

Here is a pic of how it was set up for playing on Sunday. When I got to the field the Joules were off the chart and that is why I am looking for ways to lower the velocity while keeping the pressure...
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