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milkman 05-11-2013 10:08 PM

Belsales Evolution X Build
 
I originally created this build thread over on the Custom Cockers forum for my 2k3 Belsales Evolution X cocker...but figure'd I would post it over on a few other various forums for others to take a look if they were interested. I ended up editing the original post into a picture/brief description overview of the project. The project ran from June 2012 until May 2013 and is now officially "finished." Here goes:

How I received it (early June 2012) - Picture of exactly how I bought this Evo from a member on MCB:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2012-06-01.jpg



Some changes (late June 2012) - Eclipse Hinge, Check-It Unimount, Dye Stickies, Belsales Beavertail, CCM No-Pro, Race SM-1 Barrel, and Macroline Kit:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2012-06-02.jpg



Another big change (mid September 2012) - AKALMP Sidewinder, Black Belsales Evo .44mag, QEV's, LPR, Hollowpoint, and front end hose - I thought I was "finished" with it at this point:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2012-09-01.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2012-09-02.jpg



The next chapter (early February 2013) - Deciding to go for a more original look by picking up an Angry frame, some Freak parts, and a lot of NEW original Belsales parts:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-02-01.jpg



Off to Canadia (mid February 2013) - Sending a few parts to Ton6ixer's anodizing in BC, Canada to be ano matched to the body (body sent as reference only - it was not re-anodized):

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-02-02.jpg



Ano completed picture from Ton6ixer (mid March 2013) - Ton6ixer finished anodizing the parts ahead of schedule and shot me a picture before shipping them back:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-03-01.jpg



Evo back in the states (late March 2013) - Received the parts back from anodizing in the mail and laid everything out for the build, it was then sent off to docfire (Custom Cockers) for assembly and tuning:

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-03-02.jpg



Back from Cali (early May 2013) - I sent this off to Garrett - aka docfire (Custom Cockers) - for full assembly and tuning and what a GREAT job he did! This is finally "finished":

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-01.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-02.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-08.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-04.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-05.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-07.jpg

http://www.garyhott.com/evo/tagged/2013-05-06.jpg



List of parts used:
- Undrilled Blue Fade 2K3 Belsales Evolution-X Body #163926
- Belsales Front Block
- Belsales Back Block
- Belsales Vertical ASA
- Belsales Angry .45 Hump Back Trigger Frame with:
---- WGP Aluminum Trigger Shoe -OR- WGP Composite Trigger Shoe
---- AKALMP Trigger Plate
---- AKALMP Trigger Springs
---- Belsales Roller Sear
---- 10/32 Brass Tipped Screws
---- Dye Sticky 3 Grips
- CCM No-Pro Feedneck
- Stainless Steel Pump Arm
- Belsales Cocking Rod
- Belsales Wire Detent
- Belsales Wire Beavertail
- Belsales Evolution Delrin Bolt and Pin
- Belsales Rex Dialer Hammer Kit with Belsales Springs and Square Lug
- Belsales Evo Supercharger Valve and Spring with:
---- Stainless Valve Retaining Screw
---- Stainless Valve Jam Nut with O-Rings
- ANS Flat Face Front Block Screw
- Belsales Evo .44 Magnum Ram
- Two Belsales Swivel QEV's
- Belsales Evo LPR
- Belsales Hollowpoint 3-Way
- Stainless Actuator Rod
- Black Front End Hose
- AKALMP Medium Length Sidewinder HPR
- Black Macroline with Stainless Fittings
- Check-It Unimount

Supporting parts used:
- Full Freak Barrel Kit with:
---- 10 inserts (.675" - .695")
---- 4 matching tips (12" AA solid, 12" Tear Drop solid, 14" AA fade, & 14" Tear Drop fade)
---- 1 black second generation cocker threaded back
- Smoke HALO B Loader with:
---- v35 Board
---- The BONE battery pack
---- Speed feed
- 68ci 4500psi Ninja HPA tank with Ninja cover

Stock parts that are not being used but are being kept:
- 12" Smart Parts Progressive one-piece barrel
- Stainless Smart Parts Freak Back
- Hogue .45 frame grips
- Belsales Nickel Trigger Shoe
- Belsales Slider Trigger Plate
- Belsales Stainless Front Block Screw
- Belsales Gas-Thru Foregrip
- Belsales Non-clamping Feedneck
- Chrome Belsales LPR
- Chrome Belsales Hollowpoint 3-Way
- Chrome Belsales .44 Magnum Ram
- Blue/Silver Smart Parts Max-Flo


HUGE THANKS to all of those that made the project come together.
- Docfire Paintball (Garrett on Custom Cockers forum) - full assembly, tuning, trigger job, and all of his love on it
- Ton6ixer's Anodizing (Mitchell) - match anodizing the Angry slider, Freak tips, and a few other pieces for me
- Compulsive Paintball (John) - for always getting back to me via e-mail and for many many parts
- Belsales UK (Steve) - for shipping everything I needed over the pond
- All of the Custom Cockers forum members for their help, guidance, and parts - especially o_nothing (Dave), buzzinhi (Tom), rschoi (Rich), dbkid (Jimmy), cshank, addicted2dunes, skinnyfatguy, pbin88, sunnysideca76, and any others I might have forgotten
- My fiancÚ for not killing me through the parts-hunting process
- Last, but not least, my wallet!

Millar156 05-11-2013 10:17 PM

That looks great! Just built a Twister myself so I understand what an undertaking this is. I think it turned out excellent.

cfos00 05-12-2013 06:23 PM

Hey, do you want a blue maxflo to pair with it? I just got an extra blue maxflo reg that might look good with it if you were looking to go full restore on it. Let me know. It might work for you.

milkman 05-13-2013 08:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Millar156 (Post 2706493)
That looks great! Just built a Twister myself so I understand what an undertaking this is. I think it turned out excellent.

Thanks man!

Quote:

Originally Posted by cfos00 (Post 2706996)
Hey, do you want a blue maxflo to pair with it? I just got an extra blue maxflo reg that might look good with it if you were looking to go full restore on it. Let me know. It might work for you.

Payment sent to you good sir, much appreciated!

minimag03 05-13-2013 09:53 AM

You have my favorite combination of autococker trigger parts. An Angry frame + an AKA trigger plate + a Belsales roller sear + a Hollowpoint = the smoothest autococker trigger ever conceived. I have the exact same setup on my 98 Evolution.

I cannot tell by the pictures but did you polish the AKA trigger plate? They are kinda rough from the factory and it can make a huge difference.

Also, people are once again getting paid to assemble and time autocockers?!

milkman 05-13-2013 10:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by minimag03 (Post 2707502)
You have my favorite combination of autococker trigger parts. An Angry frame + an AKA trigger plate + a Belsales roller sear + a Hollowpoint = the smoothest autococker trigger ever conceived. I have the exact same setup on my 98 Evolution.

I cannot tell by the pictures but did you polish the AKA trigger plate? They are kinda rough from the factory and it can make a huge difference.

Also, people are once again getting paid to assemble and time autocockers?!

I love the combination as well! And yes, the plate was polished by docfire...its very smooth! docfire actually does the assembly and tuning for free (less any parts needed and shipping costs). However, I did make a nice donation to keep his services up and running for free for Custom Cockers members :)

Nice to see a fellow Mountaineer on here. I live in the eastern panhandle.

ghost271 05-13-2013 10:19 AM

Wow !!
She looks great !!! I always hope my guns go to good homes as i treat them with great care. You did an Amazing job 'restoring' her. I know the Tons personally and they take great care and pride in their annodizing work.
You did good. Thanks for letting me know what became of her.

Joel

milkman 05-13-2013 10:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ghost271 (Post 2707526)
Wow !!
She looks great !!! I always hope my guns go to good homes as i treat them with great care. You did an Amazing job 'restoring' her. I know the Tons personally and they take great care and pride in their annodizing work.
You did good. Thanks for letting me know what became of her.

Joel

No problem at all. You are one of, if not, the best seller's I've ever had the pleasure of dealing with; thank you for that. Mitchell and company at Ton6ixers seem like excellent people...I sent him the link to this thread as well so he could see the finished product with his anodizing.

leathalh 05-16-2013 09:48 PM

It's absolutely amazing man. I got a spare e2 around if you wanna eblade her, surely someone still drills for eyes. (It's a joke people) An evo is one of my unicorns and yours is perfect. Nice work.

milkman 05-18-2013 10:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by leathalh (Post 2710819)
It's absolutely amazing man. I got a spare e2 around if you wanna eblade her, surely someone still drills for eyes. (It's a joke people) An evo is one of my unicorns and yours is perfect. Nice work.

Send it on over, I'll drill her for break beam eyes! :ROTFL:

Thanks man! On a side note...thanks to cfos00, I updated some pictures to include the Max-Flo he sold me. Thanks again cfos!


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