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Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Nope, it's a total scratch build body. I don't...

Nope, it's a total scratch build body. I don't think there's anything I could save without welding or plugging on a normal body. The feed hole and screw boss are located on top of each other...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Yeah, not planning on doing a unibody. I think...

Yeah, not planning on doing a unibody. I think the best way to attach the body is to copy the raised boss, but reposition it to a more convenient spot. Might use two of them since I'm considering a...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Settled on a magazine release. The pin hangs down...

Settled on a magazine release. The pin hangs down because I'm thinking of having a magwell extension attached with three pins to avoid doing really deep machining.

Haven't modeled the lever yet...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-19-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
You're totally right that modifying the bolt...

You're totally right that modifying the bolt makes things easier. That was the direction I figured things had to go when I first started thinking about this project.

With that said, this is as...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-18-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
I did consider using cut DAM magazines. I...

I did consider using cut DAM magazines. I actually got as far as loading six of them in my ANSGear cart, but their checkout system must have been broken that day! I ended up finding a TiPX with 4...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-18-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Grimm, I'm talking about the triangular nose on...

Grimm, I'm talking about the triangular nose on the front of the sear. You can see that I have to work around it when I'm placing the magwell. Trimming it would give me significantly more room to...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-17-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
No worries, I'm planning on doing a facing op on...

No worries, I'm planning on doing a facing op on the important bits like the top and bottom of the frame. Pretty much just using the waterjet as a shortcut in roughing the thing out and getting some...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Really basic analysis here...yeah it says it...

Really basic analysis here...yeah it says it fails but the force is a wild guess and material is just carbon steel. I'm just trying to figure out why AGD uses the long tip/nose on the front of the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-17-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By russc
Here's a solidworks 2015 file I whipped up for a...

Here's a solidworks 2015 file I whipped up for a TiPX magazine. (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iAW-wEFkPk6TLDafmQDEIalDfd6AZCYN)
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-17-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
I was asking around for magazine CAD files...

I was asking around for magazine CAD files earlier...here's a roughed out TiPX mag (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iAW-wEFkPk6TLDafmQDEIalDfd6AZCYN) in Solidworks 2015 format. Pretty sure the...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-16-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
That's crazy. Might have to give it a shot!

That's crazy. Might have to give it a shot!
Forum: Collectors Corner 07-12-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By russc
What's the story behind this little guy? It's...

What's the story behind this little guy? It's really cool!
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-12-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By russc
I've used 20+ year old Vents...honestly I trust...

I've used 20+ year old Vents...honestly I trust some of those old lenses more than the new JT lenses. The big thing is making sure there hasn't been exposure to reactive materials or UV.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-12-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Just watched a Ruger MK II disassembly...

Just watched a Ruger MK II disassembly video...besides the guy needing a rubber mallet to get the frame off that actually looks pretty awesome.

The only issue I see is that you'd have to remove...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-12-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
Torn on slider vs. hinge here...you can see the...

Torn on slider vs. hinge here...you can see the frame attachment thought process with those push-pin bosses on the rail. Not 100% sold on those but it would be an easy solution to that front mounting...
Forum: Rainman's Custom Corner 07-06-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,539
Posted By russc
Well-earned, good luck with the family!

Well-earned, good luck with the family!
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-05-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,483
Posted By russc
omg, that thing is awesome.

omg, that thing is awesome.
Forum: The Dead Zone 07-04-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By russc
Use USPS and you're good. Private companies for...

Use USPS and you're good. Private companies for cross-border = bad times. No FedEx, no UPS.
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By russc
Honestly I think open-bolt pumps would make a...

Honestly I think open-bolt pumps would make a hell of a lot more sense than closed-bolt for entry-level guns. How many people pick up a Trracer or whatever as their first pump gun and hate it because...
Forum: Ask The Experts 07-03-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By russc
Automag pumps work like this.

Automag pumps work like this.
Forum: The Dead Zone 06-29-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By russc
Just looked up eBay prices...wtf? Weren't those...

Just looked up eBay prices...wtf? Weren't those things kind of ****ty?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-29-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By russc
I want to see this done like the Aliens pulse...

I want to see this done like the Aliens pulse rifle...

https://youtu.be/bjM9qcZOZgY?t=23
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-29-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By russc
Man...the industry has come a hell of a long way...

Man...the industry has come a hell of a long way since the Stingray, hahaha
Forum: CCI 06-29-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By russc
I used to do double and triple feeds on my...

I used to do double and triple feeds on my springfed Nasty Houndstooth, so 6 balls in total. What a hoot. Like capital said, you can arc shots over top of obstacles.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-29-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,148
Posted By russc
russc's summer project: another mag-fed mag

As some of you may have heard, I'm in school for mechanical engineering. I landed a sweet summer gig that offers extended shop hours. We've got access to cheap waterjet cutting, free use of a Tormach...
Forum: Air Gun Designs 06-26-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By russc
Classic with an RT on/off. Great trigger feel...

Classic with an RT on/off. Great trigger feel without the kickback.
Forum: Mechanical Semi-Autos 06-20-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By russc
Badass!

Badass!
Forum: Air Gun Designs 06-15-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By russc
A stubby Armson. I know, I know...but it shot...

A stubby Armson. I know, I know...but it shot great for me.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-14-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By russc
Anyone have Magwell/Magazine CAD files?

Seeing as we're all modding guns to take magazines, be it TPX, DAM, Milsig, or whatever...there must be guys out there with accurate CAD models, right?

I know it would be an incredible resource...
Forum: Ask The Experts 06-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 527
Posted By russc
Sounds like you need to just go with a...

Sounds like you need to just go with a TPX...you'll end up spending more cash for a worse experience if you're set on having a custom single tube blowback.
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-22-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By russc
There's a big difference between appreciating the...

There's a big difference between appreciating the engineering that went into the platform, and judging a gun on its ultimate performance. Intimidators ended up being one of the top performing...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-21-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By russc
I just find it really entertaining to look at the...

I just find it really entertaining to look at the design process and manufacturing for a mid-90's WGP gun vs. an AGD gun.

The bolts for example...AGD used stainless steel with heat-treated sear...
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-20-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By russc
Some of the best-engineered guns in paintball.

Some of the best-engineered guns in paintball.
Forum: First Strike 05-18-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By russc
Smart setup with the pouch.

Smart setup with the pouch.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 05-15-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,736
Posted By russc
Awesome.

Awesome.
Forum: Tippmann 05-14-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,771
Posted By russc
How many shots do you get from a 13ci?

How many shots do you get from a 13ci?
Forum: Tippmann 05-12-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,771
Posted By russc
Any chance you can whip up a rough shop drawing...

Any chance you can whip up a rough shop drawing of the modifications?
Forum: Tippmann 05-12-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,771
Posted By russc
Nice work!!

Nice work!!
Forum: The Dead Zone 05-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,564
Posted By russc
I think at this point, between airsoft and the...

I think at this point, between airsoft and the violence in TV, movies and video games...paintball isn't going anywhere. Times have changed.
Forum: Ask The Experts 05-03-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By russc
I've wondered for a while if a rare earth magnet...

I've wondered for a while if a rare earth magnet located in a milled pocket under a lower tube could act as a magnetic damper on a steel hammer.
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