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The $aint 01-16-2013 03:12 PM

Vm68 possible First Strike marker single shot
 
Repost i accidentally posted in Sheridan topic.-
I was going through some old VMs to see what still worked and what didn't.
When I had the hopper/ball detent removed I was hand loading FSR's and was happy with the results! What was nice is it self cocks and made loading nice.
If you have one give it a try.
I have two in rifle form that felt real nice and HPA 14ci tank. So maybe they are not so obsolete after all.

Shadowace 01-16-2013 09:15 PM

Interesting idea, I like it!

The $aint 01-17-2013 06:12 PM

It's a little tight but I may mill one out some to make it a little easier. I have A good amount of vm parts bodies and complete markers all old rentals I got back In The 90's. so I have no problem sacrificing one or two. The one im thinking on messing with i made it look like a M16 back in 96 with a cooper-T kit. If it works daily well on the field I may have to see about some how make a few kits if I have the money. I know a lot of guys that have VM's that I'm sure would use them again if I show them how easy it is to do. The vm has always been one of my favorite markers back in the day. Give it a try and if anyone else would like I can get the old pro-comp kits made if any interest. I also busted out one of my equlizers and had to laugh cause I haven't touched it in years and it shot great. That too was easily FSR compatible. So if you were thinking of buying a FSR marker and have a vm give it a try. It may save you some money and you'll be able to shoot switch back and forth fairly easy. And put that old wall hanger back in use.

Bored383 01-17-2013 06:13 PM

I am intrigued and I will be checking this out tonight as I prep some gear for this weekend

The $aint 01-19-2013 02:03 PM

It's kind of funny everyone is now trying to get on the FS band wagon asking what marker to buy when some have one under the bed already.

capitalpaintball 01-19-2013 02:08 PM

problem with hand loading them is the FS round always wants to nose over.
I would much rather pay for a gun that is mag fed;)

HurtCow 01-19-2013 02:15 PM

I just picked up a Tippman Prolite locally and am going to mod the feed hole for this.

Pockets24 01-21-2013 09:10 PM

Very interested in a pro-comp kit for the vm. Curious as to price though.


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