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Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 11-23-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By bowcycle
It’s OBO. You’re welcome to make an offer.

It’s OBO.
You’re welcome to make an offer.
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 11-16-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By bowcycle
They have dropped a lot since the days of getting...

They have dropped a lot since the days of getting $200 for a stock setup. I think the FSC did a lot of that.
But I really hate the FSC mags.
I've never had problems with the tipx shooting...
Forum: Sheridan 11-14-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
:thumbup: It has a matching detent on the...

:thumbup:

It has a matching detent on the other side and their purpose is to prevent roll-forward in the breech. With smaller paint and the pressure of the springfeed, I wanted the rounds held...
Forum: Sheridan 11-14-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 125,675
Posted By bowcycle
My foray into custom brass: ...

My foray into custom brass:

https://www.automags.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=101292&d=1573695769

P68SC with:
custom Apocalypse springpheed mount and follower
dual spyder detents...
Forum: Sheridan 11-14-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
the comment I get on it most from other brass...

the comment I get on it most from other brass guys is that it doesn't even feel like a sheridan.
There's a little more polishing to do on the internals, but the trigger alone is killer. The pump...
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 11-13-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By bowcycle
roundball tpx + freak and more - SOLD

SOLD

I have 2 tipx's that I use with FSR's and my roundball setup gets no love, so it's time for it to go to a more loving home.

fairly stock tpx, shoots well on 12g's, tested before putting it...
Forum: Sheridan 11-13-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
I know this is resurrecting a very old thread,...

I know this is resurrecting a very old thread, but sometimes good things require patience.

The final product on my P68SC involves:
custom Apocalypse springpheed mount and follower
dual spyder...
Forum: Dealers Forum 11-13-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 41,701
Posted By bowcycle
This news makes me so happy. Now I have to...

This news makes me so happy.
Now I have to come up with new projects!
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-05-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
No worries. Hopefully well have another...

No worries.
Hopefully well have another chance sometime.
Just keep that creativity flowing in the mean time.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-05-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
Thanks for that. I was the one in the floppy...

Thanks for that.
I was the one in the floppy hat carrying the flag.
We have fun wherever we go and try to create fun for the people around us (on both sides). Glad it worked.

And being NATO...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-01-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
I recommend we move Falkirk to 1315. 1300 is a...

I recommend we move Falkirk to 1315.
1300 is a big scoring time and so that might limit players from leaving their arenas.
Shall we make it 1315 to accommodate?
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 10-31-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
See you all at 1300 on Saturday.

See you all at 1300 on Saturday.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 10-31-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
UV, Been inspired by your builds for years....

UV,
Been inspired by your builds for years. Would love to meet you.
Ill be one of the crazy guys in pink hawaiian shouting M.E.K.
Were NATO this year and should be really easy to find.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 10-15-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
My vote is for an Operation Falkirk like last...

My vote is for an Operation Falkirk like last year.
Heard the NATO guys had a hard time getting there, but maybe it’ll be different this year.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 09-08-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
Sorry Rainmaker, If I’m traveling 4,000 miles...

Sorry Rainmaker,
If I’m traveling 4,000 miles and leaving my wife and kids on a different continent to see you, a cousin-in-law’s wedding just isn’t a good enough excuse not to come.
You’ll have...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 08-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
And yes, Jake is helping me get together a little...

And yes, Jake is helping me get together a little brass project that I hope to show off at Fulda. A little reimagining on a P68SC.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 08-23-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
I don’t know about everyone else, but a lot of my...

I don’t know about everyone else, but a lot of my team try to carpool to the field so parking isn’t as nightmarish. Unfortunately, that means day’s-end meets are probably out for me, but I’d love...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 08-11-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
Also Rainmaker, you planning on bringing some of...

Also Rainmaker, you planning on bringing some of those drop 10’s with you?
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 08-11-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
Warsaw seemed to have the advantage last year and...

Warsaw seemed to have the advantage last year and we prefer playing the underdog, even if they are wearing blue.

Just a hint, when our paint starts flying, its fine to duck and cover, but dont...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 08-10-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 8,612
Posted By bowcycle
MEK and 6th FJR’s are all going NATO this year. ...

MEK and 6th FJR’s are all going NATO this year.
Our pink hawaiian jerseys will be the 2/11 ACR and the Green Devils are the 2/10 and 3/11.

And Rainmaker, we still expect you to come out to...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 02-09-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By bowcycle
For all things springfed, I highly recommend...

For all things springfed, I highly recommend Apocalypse's sprinpheeds.
I use them on my mags, phantoms, SL-68II, and now on my P68SC.

long or short barrel, rifle or pistol, a springpheed is the...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 01-11-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By bowcycle
I switch to Doc's adapters for the spyder detent...

I switch to Doc's adapters for the spyder detent almost more than for the cocker barrel.
I just don't tend to have a lot of luck with mag detents and today's paint. I have had to go back to a wire...
Forum: Tippmann 01-10-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By bowcycle
back to a part of the original question: I've...

back to a part of the original question:
I've seen more tipx packages going in the $100 range lately than at any time in the past.


and to track with the current convo:
I agree that the tipx...
Forum: First Strike 01-10-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,186
Posted By bowcycle
I've talked with ADN and Lansing Industries about...

I've talked with ADN and Lansing Industries about doing a FSR, mag-fed phantom. Both think it's a cool idea, but don't have space for it in their current lineup. Maybe sometime in 2020 if nobody...
Forum: Tippmann 12-22-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,237
Posted By bowcycle
You can go the widget route if you want, but I...

You can go the widget route if you want, but I highly reccommend just finding a barrel with a ~.680 bore and turn the threads down on it.
Any local machinist with a lathe should be able to do it...
Forum: Mag Fed 12-19-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,185
Posted By bowcycle
I have not shot a nemesis; I've used .683 lapco's...

I have not shot a nemesis; I've used .683 lapco's on all my FSR shooters (tibs, tippys, phantoms, etc.). But I have been around guys shooting nemesis barrels on their markers and all I can say from...
Forum: Sidearms 12-19-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 158,777
Posted By bowcycle
My son's TIPX ...

My son's TIPX
https://www.automags.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=100481&d=1545195586


(I'll edit soon to add mine)
Forum: Sheridan 12-15-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
From another source, it appears to be ~13/16"...

From another source, it appears to be ~13/16" from the rear of the breech to the rear of the feedtube.
Forum: Sheridan 12-13-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
Gabe, Not sure if you've seen my other builds...

Gabe,
Not sure if you've seen my other builds over the years, but I try to do things tastefully and in the spirit of the base marker.
The only real exception to that is my bright pink SL-68 II....
Forum: Sheridan 12-13-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
My P68 is on its way to the machinist. ...

My P68 is on its way to the machinist.
Apocalypse is designing the springpheed mount, but needs one more measurement to finish it.
Anyone know the distance from the rear of the breech to the back...
Forum: Sheridan 12-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
I do remember the guys running the long braided...

I do remember the guys running the long braided lines from the front ofthe lower tube down to their 9oz CO2 tanks.
While I don't mind going that kind of old-school, but if I can update it a bit,...
Forum: Sheridan 12-12-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
This is my first serious brass. Any reason why...

This is my first serious brass.
Any reason why I can't drill and tap the valve tube for 1/8 NPT just in front of the frame and run macro down to the tank?
I know I'll need to seal the CO2 plug and...
Forum: Sheridan 12-12-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
Isn't it crazy that we're to the point of...

Isn't it crazy that we're to the point of worrying about rollouts on a 685?

Thanks.
Forum: Sheridan 12-12-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By bowcycle
P68SC project

I just acquired a P68SC that's in pretty good shape, but there are a few tweaks I'd like to do, mostly having to do with installing a springpheed and detents.

I think I'd like to go with dual...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 12-05-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,944
Posted By bowcycle
Stuffy, I just came into my first sheridan, a...

Stuffy,
I just came into my first sheridan, a fairly nice P68SC and I'd like to bring it up to date a bit.

I'm working with Apocalypse on adapting one of his gen3 springpheed mounts as a...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-07-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,124
Posted By bowcycle
After NATO gets kicked out of the woods in the...

After NATO gets kicked out of the woods in the back field, basically nobody goes back there anymore.
We could play back and forth across the DMZ on Saturday mid-day...
Forum: First Strike 11-07-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By bowcycle
Then I'm apparently living under a bus. Link?

Then I'm apparently living under a bus. Link?
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-06-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,124
Posted By bowcycle
MEK's next big game is Viper's Wastelands in...

MEK's next big game is Viper's Wastelands in Guthrie, OK.

I'm trying to decide if I can make SnakeEater in TX next month.
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-06-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,124
Posted By bowcycle
I know NATO armor didn't accomplish all you...

I know NATO armor didn't accomplish all you wanted it to for the rest of the field, but if we're just talking about Saturday afternoon in Sim City, your armor was amazing!
I had a blast bounding...
Forum: Scenarios and Big Games 11-05-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,124
Posted By bowcycle
MEK were the pink hawaiian shirts. We got the...

MEK were the pink hawaiian shirts. We got the PITA award from Engler.
Our unit was very pleased with how willingly other players would fall in behind us on our charges and even make advances while...
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