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Forum: The Dead Zone 12-19-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By ProtoNY
Burl is a pain to work with, sometimes -...

Burl is a pain to work with, sometimes - especially if it has not been stabilized. Especially with a tighter burl, like maple, they are subject to warping and twisting when removing material because...
Forum: Ebay Oddities 12-17-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By ProtoNY
I can't tell you how many "Lonestar Paintball...

I can't tell you how many "Lonestar Paintball Gun" listings that I have seen on older pumps with Lonestar grips. It was to the point that I had a saved search for Lonestar, and managed to snag a...
Forum: Dealers Forum 12-14-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,145
Posted By ProtoNY
I'll stay on the list. Some things are just...

I'll stay on the list. Some things are just worth waiting for! ;)
Forum: CCI 11-28-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By ProtoNY
Very slick! Definitely a fan.

Very slick! Definitely a fan.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-28-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Now that I am in front of a computer and not my...

Now that I am in front of a computer and not my phone, do have to say that blast cabinet looks great for the money! Definitely appears a step up from the benchtop model that HF sells, and for even...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-28-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Great update! Please, keep them coming. That...

Great update! Please, keep them coming. That splash looks really good!

Regarding your thread issue... Around 15V is what would be expected, assuming that you are running your calculations based...
Forum: The Yard Sale 11-28-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,746
Posted By ProtoNY
Same here. If I wasn't in the process of...

Same here. If I wasn't in the process of downsizing right now...

For more of those nostalgia feels:
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GLWS, scottieb!
Forum: Pump Markers 11-20-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By ProtoNY
Rapides traditionally suffered from low velocity...

Rapides traditionally suffered from low velocity issues, even when they were new. You never really knew if it was going to be a lemon (comparatively) until you bought it. Ones that shot up around...
Forum: Collectors Corner 11-19-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,925
Posted By ProtoNY
Nice collection! Giving up...

Nice collection!

Giving up hoarding/whoreding and anything in-betwixt is a hobby unto itself. I've given up several times now...
Forum: What Is It? 11-18-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By ProtoNY
Wild guess, since I don't know? 12g plunger?

Wild guess, since I don't know? 12g plunger?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-15-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Great find! The book I have recommended a...

Great find! The book I have recommended a specific titration kit, with instructions on how to use it. Problem is, it was extremely proprietary, and with the book being out of print for nearly...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-15-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Sounds like positive results to me, based on...

Sounds like positive results to me, based on Spider!'s experience and what people are saying in the Caswell forums. Guess putting faith in the power supply is the key! That amperage drop is not...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-14-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Yeah, conflicting information seems to be the...

Yeah, conflicting information seems to be the most common kind available. :)

As for the cathode size, I've continually read two things - anode to cathode ratio should be 3:1, and that anode to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-14-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Ever since my post last night, something was not...

Ever since my post last night, something was not sitting right. Your voltage is, somehow, doing the opposite of what it should be. Your power supply should be ramping voltage up and not down. You...
Forum: Rare and Old 11-13-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By ProtoNY
It is. He's had it on the site since around...

It is. He's had it on the site since around Bacci Mountain time, and I think he has dropped the price on it once or twice. I've stared at it, longingly, more than once. Just can't justify taking...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Awesome! Glad I could be of some little bit of...

Awesome! Glad I could be of some little bit of assistance, even though I kept transposing Ohm's Law. Of course, your voltage would drop and not rise. As resistance goes up, it takes less voltage...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-13-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
I think you are on to something, too! That...

I think you are on to something, too! That brings a lot of things into focus, really. This way, you can take your peak voltage measurement from your 720 calculations, and use that to know when to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-12-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
I am not intimately familiar with that model, but...

I am not intimately familiar with that model, but I know the language barrier that come with those manuals. :) You are looking to set your peak voltage. The way that constant current works is that...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-12-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Thanks for the detailed write-ups! Really do...

Thanks for the detailed write-ups! Really do enjoy see how people get along with this. Couple of observations/questions, if you don't mind. Seriously, if I get on your nerves, please tell me - my...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-12-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Did you actually see the voltage ramp over time,...

Did you actually see the voltage ramp over time, when it was in the solution? Once you are hooked up, I would have expected that the voltage would reset itself based on the current resistance of the...
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 11-11-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By ProtoNY
Holy crap... That might be one of the best deals...

Holy crap... That might be one of the best deals that I have ever seen! Haven't seen one of those in years, even less eight of them.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-11-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Looking good! Dig that green, and I am...

Looking good! Dig that green, and I am considering doing green for one of my Cockers, when I finally get set up.

What are you using for a power supply? If you were having issues keeping up on...
Forum: Dealers Forum 11-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,145
Posted By ProtoNY
I am definitely in for one without the lever...

I am definitely in for one without the lever changer, if you are going to do those, James. I have two ICD lever changers already. :)
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-09-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
Glad to talk to about this stuff, honestly. I'm...

Glad to talk to about this stuff, honestly. I'm learning, too - and I have a habit of obsessing over things when I am trying to learn them.

Random link, if you haven't seen it. This is the guy...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 11-09-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,808
Posted By ProtoNY
I am in the process of cobbling together the...

I am in the process of cobbling together the parts that I need to build my setup, too. Back in the day, I did one of those completely unsafe battery charger setups, where most things were guesswork....
Forum: CCI 11-08-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By ProtoNY
I haven't found the time to do it yet, but I was...

I haven't found the time to do it yet, but I was thinking about a way to prevent this, too. The original PMI Trracer had a small metal ring on the barrel that would prevent direct contact with the...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 11-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By ProtoNY
Holy Hell in a handbasket! This is what I get...

Holy Hell in a handbasket! This is what I get for actually working instead of stalking on here. I could have lived with the colors, at the price.
Forum: The Dead Zone 11-01-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By ProtoNY
I actually used to run those on my JT Snappers...

I actually used to run those on my JT Snappers and then my Scott OTGs, back in the day. I completely forgot those things existed. They were pretty awesome at the time, especially after having known...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-31-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By ProtoNY
I had started it with one of my other hobbies,...

I had started it with one of my other hobbies, coin collecting, in mind. Problem is that it is a much more expensive hobby than any of my others, so when I slowed down on that one, the idea for the...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-31-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By ProtoNY
Definitely going to work on it over my winter...

Definitely going to work on it over my winter break. I've got nearly three weeks of vacation that I still haven't taken for the year. Problem with that project is the same problem that had me put...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-30-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,647
Posted By ProtoNY
Nothing wrong with that! I just recently bought...

Nothing wrong with that! I just recently bought a project F1 Illustrator from Bacci, hunted down some spare parts and an original brass barrel, and got it up and operational this last weekend. It...
Forum: WTB 10-30-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By ProtoNY
I have extras. If you guys work something out,...

I have extras. If you guys work something out, I'll send him one for nothing.
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-30-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,647
Posted By ProtoNY
Mine are/were all the same way. Was so...

Mine are/were all the same way. Was so discouraged, and it is because of that unholy bore. Pretty sure that most of my barrels are right around .690. Ended up getting two barrels Freak-bored and...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-29-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,709
Posted By ProtoNY
I am planning an Automag long rifle - essentially...

I am planning an Automag long rifle - essentially the semi-auto counterpart to my Sheridan KP-3. Have been sketching out stock ideas for a while now, and trying to figure out if I am going to stick...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-29-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,647
Posted By ProtoNY
I prefer to play outdoors, so for me, the...

I prefer to play outdoors, so for me, the "off-season" generally runs from May until October. I'm too old and too fat to want to drop dead in the middle of the field when it is 115+ outside. ;)
...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,647
Posted By ProtoNY
I would, but not for the reasons that one might...

I would, but not for the reasons that one might think. What I want is something with modularity, along the line of a "tinkerer's gun". Give me a mech that has first-party options and opens the door...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-26-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,774
Posted By ProtoNY
BEs were both physically heavy and had...

BEs were both physically heavy and had ridiculously heavy hammers. It is definitely part of the charm. Once you fire that first shot from a BE marker, stealth is no longer an option! Picked up a...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 10-25-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,252
Posted By ProtoNY
https://assets3.thrillist.com/v1/image/1565085/siz...

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Forum: The Dead Zone 10-25-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By ProtoNY
My wishlist really contains just one item, and it...

My wishlist really contains just one item, and it is not a tangible item, ultimately. I really wish that I had more time to play, instead of all of this adulting getting in the way of the desires of...
Forum: The Dead Zone 10-24-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By ProtoNY
My problem is that I have plenty of irons in the...

My problem is that I have plenty of irons in the fire and I lack the motivation to finish them. Love my job, and the challenges it presents - but it is the more draining one that I have had, in a...
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