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Forum: Ask The Experts 08-24-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By sartek
not a stingray by any measure. they used a very...

not a stingray by any measure. they used a very deep groove about 2" up the barrel. i have quite a few of them.
Forum: New To The Sport 08-18-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By sartek
Incorrect. the 2" x 2' rule applies to ALL tanks...

Incorrect. the 2" x 2' rule applies to ALL tanks unless otherwise stated in the manufacturing specification or special permit.
Forum: Ask The Experts 08-10-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By sartek
Most poycarb or acrylic polishing is done with a...

Most poycarb or acrylic polishing is done with a liquid abrasive, or a 1000+ grit finishing paper on an orbital sander.

using a rotary tool on polycarb and acrylic can cause it to melt and deform...
Forum: Ask The Experts 08-06-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By sartek
IXRadio makes some pretty decent ones for cheap;...

IXRadio makes some pretty decent ones for cheap; and you can get them for ANY radio made. Firefox are pure garbage and designed to only work with some Motorola radios unless you have an adapter. I...
Forum: Ask The Experts 08-06-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By sartek
I've seen some cases where the o-ring was being...

I've seen some cases where the o-ring was being blown off the check strut inside the fill nipple when they were filled too fast.
Forum: New To The Sport 05-07-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By sartek
Yes. If the 1800 pops, something is wrong inside...

Yes. If the 1800 pops, something is wrong inside your reg, and Crossfire regs are not user serviceable.
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-28-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By sartek
you wont have enough air pressure or volume to...

you wont have enough air pressure or volume to operate the cyclone at all.
In addition, an essential part of the cyclone is molded on the A5 Body, which you will be missing altogether on your ion,...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-28-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By sartek
Welcome to the AOP Technologies, aerospace,...

Welcome to the AOP Technologies, aerospace, pneumatics, o-rings (http://www.air-oil.com)

I have a list of 118 sizes I buy in bulk for paintball repairs.
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-23-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By sartek
Ok, I'm sorry to say this, but you have...

Ok, I'm sorry to say this, but you have officially hit my idiot list. I'll explain why.

1) He's having problems with a tippman 98 not recocking. The valve screws DO MATTER, very much. without...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-23-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By sartek
it's a milspec standard. MIL-STD-1913A ...

it's a milspec standard. MIL-STD-1913A
File:M1913A Rail CrossSection.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:M1913A_Rail_CrossSection.svg)

anything that...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-20-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By sartek
If you watch the videos on Youtube of how the...

If you watch the videos on Youtube of how the rotor works, the counter-rotating impeller inside essential creates a "vortex" that pulls paint into the feedneck because of its eccentric rotation and...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-20-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By sartek
There is, but it's a PITA, and you should never...

There is, but it's a PITA, and you should never have to do so. The design of the valve pretty much eliminates the need for it.

Here's how:
after you remove the valve from the marker, you have to...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-20-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By sartek
The "Pentagon F" is the German "Freimark" meaning...

The "Pentagon F" is the German "Freimark" meaning no license required. High-powered airguns require a license apparently.
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-20-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By sartek
My experience has been that since they have more...

My experience has been that since they have more surface area on the hammer, they tend to be a bit easier on the gas for recocking
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-20-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By sartek
check the sear and hammer for damage on the...

check the sear and hammer for damage on the underside to see if the sear is even catching right; and check the hammer o-ring. Sometimes the hammer o-ring will stretch and get caught when cycling...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-08-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By sartek
The clippard fittings I was talking about are...

The clippard fittings I was talking about are #15002-1 . The 10-32 threading in the brass part of the fitting was drilled out for the tubing to be inserted and then soldered into place.
...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-07-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,064
Posted By sartek
Clippard does carry fittings that will work. I'll...

Clippard does carry fittings that will work. I'll have to dig through my catalog for the correct part number, but they are solder fittings. They also sell the copper tubing to solder as well, rated...
Forum: Ask The Experts 04-03-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By sartek
i think it has to do with how the gas pressure...

i think it has to do with how the gas pressure interacts with the main spring and piston, instead of having to work around it.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-30-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By sartek
4500 psi SCUBA bottles dont exist. SCBA yes,...

4500 psi SCUBA bottles dont exist. SCBA yes, SCUBA no. Luxfer makes the only 4350 SCUBA. it's $400+ for an 80CF.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-30-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By sartek
The tanks are test at 5/3's (1.66) not 5 times!...

The tanks are test at 5/3's (1.66) not 5 times! 1800psi tested to 3000, 3000 tested to 5000, etc. Cylinder failure is at minimum 3.01 times rated capacity.

In addition, filling a cylinder past...
Forum: MCB Reviews It 03-30-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By sartek
Blackrain, I'm glad you got it working and that...

Blackrain, I'm glad you got it working and that PPS was able to help out.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By sartek
red loctite requires about 350 to start breaking...

red loctite requires about 350 to start breaking down. you'd need a very high wattage soldering iron. The barb threads are either 10-32 or 8-32 if I remember right.

After ICD sold the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By sartek
I think the reported rate of failure is somewhere...

I think the reported rate of failure is somewhere around 2-3%. I haven't looked at the numbers from the PHMSA in a few months. most often it's from failing visual inspection or thread damage...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By sartek
dont dive regs usually drop you from 3000 to...

dont dive regs usually drop you from 3000 to about 100 psi if i remember right?
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By sartek
if the cylinder is under 2' in length and 2" in...

if the cylinder is under 2' in length and 2" in diameter, it does not require retesting. you read correctly on the date.

(take a look at my link on how to read tank labels, it might be useful for...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By sartek
When I was at ICD learning to tech their markers...

When I was at ICD learning to tech their markers I ran across a lot of these. We had a stash of easyouts hand for removing them. it didn't always work, as some of the barbs would just strip out, and...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-26-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By sartek
dry threads, correct. If the burst disc still...

dry threads, correct. If the burst disc still leaks when it's air up, slowly tighten it until the leak stops and you should be good.
Forum: New To The Sport 03-26-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By sartek
How about a little clarification for you, since...

How about a little clarification for you, since there are some details that are still being missed.

the unified burst disc assembly currently in use is made from a 3/8-28 threaded bolt that is...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-26-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By sartek
use a 12" ratchet, hang a milkjug full of water...

use a 12" ratchet, hang a milkjug full of water off the end

(this is the redneck engineering method)
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-26-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By sartek
About 9 ft lb

About 9 ft lb
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-25-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By sartek
the $50 valve rebuild is not for regulators. all...

the $50 valve rebuild is not for regulators. all you need is the seal kit for the rock.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-25-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,942
Posted By sartek
Send an email to Palmer's Pursuit Shop asking...

Send an email to Palmer's Pursuit Shop asking about an Inline Stabilizer capable of 3000psi input, with an 8-900psi output. they can do it.

You take a standard scuba fill station and remove the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-18-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By sartek
Foldadoom, the average paintball weight of a 68...

Foldadoom, the average paintball weight of a 68 cal is about 3 grams. If you're shooting 6 gram 43 cal balls, I'm hiding behind plywood.


Found the calc:
ENERGY CALCULATOR...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-17-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By sartek
Off the top of my head, I believe they're...

Off the top of my head, I believe they're somewhere around .5 grams, if even that much

If I remember right, at 300FPS, a paintball has about 12 joules of energy, whereas a 43cal has 1-2 at 350fps.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-17-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By sartek
you want to change the autococker from closed...

you want to change the autococker from closed bolt to open bolt? the solution was mentioned. you have to re-route the 3-way and retime it. The only difference between an open and closed bolt is the...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-16-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By sartek
Something to remember is that greasegun hose is...

Something to remember is that greasegun hose is perforated rubber inside, whereas pneumatic hose is generally nylon or teflon. the reason for the perforation is that most hydraulic fluids or greases...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-16-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By sartek
tc-3ALM is the basic canadian regulation for...

tc-3ALM is the basic canadian regulation for aluminum cylinders, like dot -3AL. it is not a specific permit. Catalina Cylinder's permit number is SU-5122
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-15-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By sartek
on aluminum tanks, there's a number that say...

on aluminum tanks, there's a number that say M####. that's the manufacturer's code for the US. I wasn't aware of tc numbers on aluminum cylinders being unique to manufacturers
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-15-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By sartek
look at the stamping on the shoulder of the tank....

look at the stamping on the shoulder of the tank. if it says dot-3al3000, its an aluminum cylinder
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-15-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By sartek
It appears that I was mistaken. I found out from...

It appears that I was mistaken. I found out from a friend in Tomigaya that Japanese law was changed somewhat to allow paintball, but the japanese field limits are about 175 fps. The reason for it is...
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