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Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By flyweightnate
Up - willing to sell with only the stock valve...

Up - willing to sell with only the stock valve for less.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-27-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,827
Views: 399,131
Posted By flyweightnate
A pretty close match for my third gun ever!...

A pretty close match for my third gun ever! (Behind a RF Phantom and a Spyder Compact) I've never been one for nostalgia, but it's nice to throw back this far. 78124
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-27-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By flyweightnate
I think this has equal parts of three major...

I think this has equal parts of three major players.
Phantom, Line SI, NSG, and then Python inserts. 78121
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 03-27-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By flyweightnate
I'm willing to bet it's an original grip based on...

I'm willing to bet it's an original grip based on the shape and ano match.

They prefer CO2 but I bet they'll do HPA with a spring; the valve I had made has excess blowback porting to help.
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Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
No joke... that's a plan!

No joke... that's a plan!
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 03-27-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By flyweightnate
Moss green Sentinel

Got this to do some testing, then found a Sentinel that matched my third ever paintball gun. So while this is pretty... no room in the stable!

This gun includes one of my stainless steel valve...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
I'm selling lots of vaporware at the moment! The...

I'm selling lots of vaporware at the moment! The air is so I can test valves I had made for my Sentinel/ Diadem platform, and get those out the door. I should probably spring clean but I have...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
Haha yeah, the laser had a software change so the...

Haha yeah, the laser had a software change so the code needs some heavy debug then I forgot about it. I need to see if I can run those next time I'm in the office.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
That last one is driving range and a good deal......

That last one is driving range and a good deal... might need to grab that one.

... anyone want to buy a $100 something from me? Just had to replace an HVAC so I'm gonna be on a 1-in, 1-out rule...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
Yeah, wondering if I'll need to get a scuba tank...

Yeah, wondering if I'll need to get a scuba tank so i can, but it's over $150 for a tank and station.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-27-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
Scuba fills?

So where can I fill some tanks without going to a field? Any ideas? I'm in a big, but landlocked, city (Dallas).
Forum: Action Markers 03-26-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
Yeah, the AM cups are pretty soft. The black are...

Yeah, the AM cups are pretty soft. The black are like the Black Magic, where it's a bit spongy, and the white are hard urethane. Both sealed very easily at compressor pressures.

My only concern...
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-26-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By flyweightnate
I think they're 009. Might be 006. Been a while. ...

I think they're 009. Might be 006. Been a while.

Put in some buna, slap some molykote or 33 or similar on it, and it's pretty sweet. I used some decade old Shocktech Gun Butta. Zero problems...
Forum: Action Markers 03-26-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
Just need to find some air to test with... while...

Just need to find some air to test with... while under city wide lock down
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-25-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By flyweightnate
Drill length ratio. If you keep the pieces...

Drill length ratio.

If you keep the pieces short, they're easier to drill. The longer they get, the more expensive the machine will be.

That explains the switch from 1 piece to 2.

As far...
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 03-18-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By flyweightnate
Complete Guide is still one of my coffee table...

Complete Guide is still one of my coffee table books.
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-16-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 664
Posted By flyweightnate
It's always the ram, because the gnomes know...

It's always the ram, because the gnomes know you'll never look there.

I'm once again bitten by the Action Markers bug. Traced down a Sentinel that closely matches the third marker I ever owned...
Forum: Electronic 03-15-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By flyweightnate
Any chance you would post photos with a 9v and/or...

Any chance you would post photos with a 9v and/or 45 frame for reference? I've been working on a project for years and just can't decide on a board, but space is tight...
Forum: The Dead Zone 03-12-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,498
Posted By flyweightnate
I too am waiting on shipping confirmation from a...

I too am waiting on shipping confirmation from a week ago... just some cup seals.
Edit: it shipped yesterday. 5 days from the date of order.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-06-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By flyweightnate
https://i.imgur.com/OIIIaot.jpg?1 May not...

https://i.imgur.com/OIIIaot.jpg?1

May not have been Loctite, as there was no white powder left behind... might have just been someone with stronger hands. But I got it free! Heating the body may...
Forum: Action Markers 03-05-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
It fits a Sentinel cup seal too. At 125psi shop...

It fits a Sentinel cup seal too. At 125psi shop air, 137fps... and zero cycling! But that's with an undrilled valve. I'll drill it out later for science.
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Forum: Ask The Experts 03-05-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By flyweightnate
Spyder EKO Cup Seal / Valve stem dims?

Can anyone put calipers on a Spyder EKO valve stem? Diameter and overall length are my interest...

Thanks!
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-05-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By flyweightnate
Bingo. That and careful use of locking crescent...

Bingo. That and careful use of locking crescent wrench got it. I even lined up my idiot mark with the existing one.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By flyweightnate
Ugh Loctite

What's the magic number for red to soften?

I just got a Sentinel on Ebay. A black to red fade ("Sunburst") was my first satisfying paintball gun, back around 2004. I picked up their "jungle" or...
Forum: Action Markers 03-04-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
You'll note some have blowback holes, some don't....

You'll note some have blowback holes, some don't.

The machinist didn't punch through on the holes; a Sentinel owner who wants more cycle air just needs to chase with a 1/16" drill until it goes...
Forum: Macdev 03-04-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By flyweightnate
What model is the board? Tracing down the manual...

What model is the board? Tracing down the manual is always a good place to start. I have the 06, 07, and RX manuals saved somewhere, being that I own an 07 with an RX board.
Forum: Action Markers 03-03-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
Two left on Ebay... I bought the third (green...

Two left on Ebay... I bought the third (green sponge Sentinel). Maybe wait until gas goes through it to hit a paintball, though. Just in case. As our tech sales guy says, "Last time I tried walking...
Forum: Action Markers 03-03-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
Initial "test"ing! It fits! and it seals up!...

Initial "test"ing!
It fits! and it seals up! Taking the first article, putting it in an old eye-drilled Sentinel body, using O-rings from the original valve (because planning), and using an original...
Forum: Action Markers 03-03-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
I can claim no credit for the quality, just the...

I can claim no credit for the quality, just the design and print. Our lead mill/ turn guy did these in an Integrex with live tooling. Nice when there's a half million dollar machine available next...
Forum: Action Markers 03-03-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By flyweightnate
First article...77361

First article...77361
Forum: Kingman 03-03-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By flyweightnate
Iisports and Ans sell the short hammers;...

Iisports and Ans sell the short hammers; typically the trick is plugging the valve positioning pin on the body.
Forum: New To The Sport 03-01-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 800
Posted By flyweightnate
I just came here for pics of the STO... If...

I just came here for pics of the STO...

If that's the one you decided to keep, you're in a good place.
Forum: Rare, Old Guns 03-01-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By flyweightnate
That's a Skirmish, not quite as desirable as the...

That's a Skirmish, not quite as desirable as the Bushmaster Deluxe but still a great piece. Line SI has some of my favorite trigger frames of all the old pumps.
Forum: Ask The Experts 03-01-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By flyweightnate
On HPRs: On the old Torpedo design and the...

On HPRs:
On the old Torpedo design and the earliest round of cosmetically milled ones, there was no vent hole under the piston, just an assumption that the adjustment screw threads created...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-29-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By flyweightnate
Die, probably... At work we had a pressure...

Die, probably...

At work we had a pressure vessel with a bad weld. Our QA manager wanted to, no joke, bring it to 30psi then hit it with a hammer to make sure the repair welds were solid. For a...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-29-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By flyweightnate
That guy got lucky! Each of those tanks is...

That guy got lucky!
Each of those tanks is equivalent to an M67 frag grenade if filled to 4500, so he had around two grenades worth of energy ready to rip.

He's really fortunate tank two didn't...
Forum: The Dead Zone 02-29-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 918
Posted By flyweightnate
I watched this with my 3 year old this morning....

I watched this with my 3 year old this morning. Never too early to make sure he's interested!

I'd love to see this become a national series. I'll have to suggest it to some local fields.
Forum: WTB 02-28-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By flyweightnate
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/87520378 ...

https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/87520378

Black with a double frame. A little rough, but i think it's the right gun.
Forum: Pump Guns 02-27-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By flyweightnate
Whoa, you found your way into MAr's black book...

Whoa, you found your way into MAr's black book pretty fast... our apologies
Gex, try imgur for hosting.
Forum: Misc Paintball Items 02-27-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,746
Posted By flyweightnate
Got mine today! How on earth did you find a...

Got mine today! How on earth did you find a hibiscus shipping pouch?

Looks great - thanks for spearheading the effort!
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