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Forum: General May 2nd, 2022, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Drakker
Mostly shortages. But they are also not that...

Mostly shortages. But they are also not that popular in Canada due to our cold conditions. Unless you are one of the lucky few that has access to a nice indoor field, you GBBR will only work well...
Forum: General April 28th, 2022, 19:28
Replies: 25
Views: 2,045
Posted By Drakker
Combine that with the intermittent database...

Combine that with the intermittent database errors and you have a recipe for low confidence...
Forum: General April 13th, 2022, 13:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,045
Posted By Drakker
I reported it to upper management a while ago,...

I reported it to upper management a while ago, they did something at first and it helped, but I have the feeling that the site just gets re-infected over and over again. The software for the site is...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion March 18th, 2022, 10:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By Drakker
I saw someone get a brand new one at the last...

I saw someone get a brand new one at the last MATS night at Taktik. I guess he was lucky.
Forum: Doctor's Corner February 15th, 2022, 07:18
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Drakker
In my experience jamming is primarily due to...

In my experience jamming is primarily due to large particles stuck in the mag. Most of the time sand or gravel, but I've also seen broken BBs stuck in the springs. If the springs got wet they might...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 10th, 2022, 12:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By Drakker
LCT and E&L are both good choices. Overall LCTs...

LCT and E&L are both good choices. Overall LCTs are better, better internals, less rust-prone, better finish. E&L on the other hand have thicker steel so they are a bit thougher and heavier. At the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 3rd, 2022, 13:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By Drakker
It's a unrealistic spam-spam-spam gun that can be...

It's a unrealistic spam-spam-spam gun that can be dangerous in the wrong hands (though that could be said of most airsoft guns, this one it just worse). The power is easily adjustable over site...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 10th, 2022, 11:03
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Drakker
Arcing and burning are two different problems. As...

Arcing and burning are two different problems. As far as I know you can prevent the burning with thicker more massive contacts, but arcing will remain. Arcing isn't a major problem in my experience,...
Forum: Newbie Tank January 10th, 2022, 07:34
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By Drakker
Duy at airsoftparts.ca can get you what you need....

Duy at airsoftparts.ca can get you what you need. If the exact mosfet you want is not listed on his website, write him through his contact form. I'm not super knowledgeable about G&G stuff but I...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 8th, 2022, 10:05
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Drakker
Hmmm, if LCT recommends them now they might have...

Hmmm, if LCT recommends them now they might have improved their contacts in newer models. If you don't smell burnt copper when you use it for a while, you'll be fine without a mosfet then.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 7th, 2022, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Drakker
That's a really great deal, welcome to the club!...

That's a really great deal, welcome to the club! If you plan to use a 11.1v lipo you might want to add a mosfet to protect your trigger contacts, otherwise, it's all good stock and will last a long...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 4th, 2022, 20:27
Replies: 17
Views: 3,056
Posted By Drakker
Its funny because it seems to be true with PTWs...

Its funny because it seems to be true with PTWs too... over the years I saw the same guys tweaking their PTWs all the time to try to get them to work reliably.

The trick to get a reliable AEG is...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 20th, 2021, 14:17
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Drakker
The main complaint with LCT motors is that they...

The main complaint with LCT motors is that they are not the most amazing ultimate super high torque motors. LCT motors are decent, fairly average, ok torque, ok speed. On 7.4v they are a bit...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion December 19th, 2021, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By Drakker
The essential series from E&L is made externally...

The essential series from E&L is made externally from parts that didn't pass QC for their top of the line AKs with low end internals. That's why they are cheaper, even if on paper they are the same...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 23rd, 2021, 18:26
Replies: 17
Views: 3,056
Posted By Drakker
I respectfully disagree, while I've never owned...

I respectfully disagree, while I've never owned any, I've used them, and 10+ years ago, yeah, they were the best, but getting them to be as accurate and reliable as today's AEGs is a lot of work. The...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion November 22nd, 2021, 10:58
Replies: 17
Views: 3,056
Posted By Drakker
It's missing an option for "I know what a PTW is...

It's missing an option for "I know what a PTW is and there's no way I'm ever going to waste my money on them."
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion October 30th, 2021, 11:51
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Drakker
There's a bit of greed, some R&D costs, but...

There's a bit of greed, some R&D costs, but mostly a lot of precision manufacturing for the few parts that actually move. You can get a cheap Well VSR10 for 130$, and it will work, but not be so...
Forum: Reviews October 20th, 2021, 10:24
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Drakker
Unfortunately, most Airsoft brands can get away...

Unfortunately, most Airsoft brands can get away with not shipping replacement parts because people keep buying their shit and never complain out loud. There are very few companies that have good...
Forum: Doctor's Corner August 26th, 2021, 19:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By Drakker
They use standard VSR10 style hop rubbers.

They use standard VSR10 style hop rubbers.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 3rd, 2021, 16:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Drakker
I found it in 2 minutes for 215$ in stock, the...

I found it in 2 minutes for 215$ in stock, the FDE version, the black one is 225$ for no apparent reason. In Canada it's much easier to find the Cybergun rebrand.
Forum: Newbie Tank July 3rd, 2021, 12:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Drakker
This may not be what you want to hear, but the CA...

This may not be what you want to hear, but the CA P90 is actually much better than the King Arms P90... also, the price on BuyAirsoft is wildly inflated, you can find the KA P90 for around 200$ in...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 29th, 2021, 20:37
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By Drakker
If you can find a used one, they don't make them...

If you can find a used one, they don't make them with stamped steel bodies anymore, the new ones are zinc alloy and there's been a lot of reported problems with them. I was really looking forward to...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion May 28th, 2021, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,425
Posted By Drakker
If you have a budget that high, you might want to...

If you have a budget that high, you might want to look into a high quality gun instead of that overpriced low end G&G...

Like AKs? LCT's short AKs are excellent.

Rumors have it that LCT will...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications May 15th, 2021, 21:01
Replies: 1
Views: 3,265
Posted By Drakker
None whatsoever. The quality of the bore is a lot...

None whatsoever. The quality of the bore is a lot more important than its width. The tightness of the bore will have a small effect on power, tighter being a bit higher power. But, for example, a...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 20th, 2021, 22:23
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Drakker
Some claim that the BB already rides the ceiling...

Some claim that the BB already rides the ceiling of the barrel because of the hop-up. I ran some coated barrels for years, a TK Twists on my GBB 1911 and a Madbull in a few different AEGs and both...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 20th, 2021, 09:24
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Drakker
I'm surprised that you recommend an LRB and...

I'm surprised that you recommend an LRB and lapped inner barrels... Lapping barrels only improves performance on low quality barrels, there is no data that shows any improvement in performance on...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 11th, 2021, 22:29
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Drakker
The Classic Army SR40 is mostly VSR10 compatible,...

The Classic Army SR40 is mostly VSR10 compatible, you'd have to check if it comes stock with 45 or 90 degrees sears. 45 degrees sears can't handle strong springs for long, so you'd need to upgrade...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications April 11th, 2021, 10:18
Replies: 13
Views: 7,297
Posted By Drakker
We'd need to know which model and brand of sniper...

We'd need to know which model and brand of sniper rifle you got and which kit you bought.

Normally springs should be the same length once compressed, but their length can vary when uncompressed.
...
Forum: General March 4th, 2021, 12:08
Replies: 193
Views: 170,580
Posted By Drakker
I would be very wary of offering "colorful"...

I would be very wary of offering "colorful" compromises.The best way to approach this in my opinion is something like Ukara or whatever it is called in the UK. You got the...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 3rd, 2021, 21:45
Replies: 6
Views: 3,816
Posted By Drakker
You're welcome!

You're welcome!
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 3rd, 2021, 16:12
Replies: 6
Views: 3,816
Posted By Drakker
Ok, then I would suggest you try with Duy at...

Ok, then I would suggest you try with Duy at AirsoftParts:

http://www.airsoftparts.ca/store2/index.php?main_page=advanced_search_result&search_in_description=1&keyword=kwa+rubber

The EVO rubber...
Forum: Doctor's Corner March 3rd, 2021, 12:21
Replies: 6
Views: 3,816
Posted By Drakker
If the bucking is not damaged, wash it with dish...

If the bucking is not damaged, wash it with dish soap in warm water and it will be fine afterwards.
Forum: General February 24th, 2021, 18:24
Replies: 193
Views: 170,580
Posted By Drakker
The green party apparently has a free vote, no...

The green party apparently has a free vote, no party line policy on this.
Forum: General February 20th, 2021, 20:57
Replies: 193
Views: 170,580
Posted By Drakker
Just saw the CTV report with pestobanana at...

Just saw the CTV report with pestobanana at Blackblitz, great job man, you come out as very professional. If only the other guys talking to the medias were as good as you. How we talk to the medias...
Forum: General February 16th, 2021, 16:17
Replies: 193
Views: 170,580
Posted By Drakker
Right now we use the fact that downgraded airsoft...

Right now we use the fact that downgraded airsoft guns are still legal because they have the potential to fire over 366fps. Well, a lot of guns have the potential to fire over 500fps too. This looks...
Forum: General February 8th, 2021, 13:51
Replies: 8
Views: 8,544
Posted By Drakker
The last option. They just don't last or perform...

The last option. They just don't last or perform all that well. If they were half the price they would be excellent, but at that price you are better off looking elsewhere. If you want purely a show...
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications February 8th, 2021, 07:03
Replies: 6
Views: 5,149
Posted By Drakker
You are right actually, KJW doesn't make a MP7......

You are right actually, KJW doesn't make a MP7... Most commons GBBs are KWA/KSC because they have been available for a while. Tokyo Marui also makes a good one, then VFC makes a meh one and WE makes...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion February 6th, 2021, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 1,866
Posted By Drakker
I use permatex for the slide rails and a very...

I use permatex for the slide rails and a very very light coat on the outer barrel, and silicon oil for every other moving parts.
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications January 25th, 2021, 14:45
Replies: 2
Views: 5,538
Posted By Drakker
First tip, don't fully upgrade it. Replacing...

First tip, don't fully upgrade it. Replacing parts that work well together with a hodge poge of random parts of varying specs and quality is asking for trouble. If your cylinder, cylinder head and...
Forum: Gear Discussion January 23rd, 2021, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 3,677
Posted By Drakker
The Shadow op is probably an Evike rebrand of the...

The Shadow op is probably an Evike rebrand of the well gun, all of Evike's stuff are rebrands, usually the low end stuff too.
Forum: Gear Discussion January 23rd, 2021, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 3,677
Posted By Drakker
This is probably a Well mb01.

This is probably a Well mb01.
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 9th, 2021, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 4,707
Posted By Drakker
All of SRC guns have problems. That company could...

All of SRC guns have problems. That company could never seem to figure out internals. Some of their externals are incredible, namely models with their steel bodies MP5s and their MP40 and MP41s. But...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 7th, 2021, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 5,629
Posted By Drakker
I'm not super knowledgeable about CA, I only have...

I'm not super knowledgeable about CA, I only have one MP5 from them, which is pretty good overall. But lately, their internals have gotten better as far as I know. From what I gather, newer CA guns...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 7th, 2021, 11:01
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
Just keep them plastic. They will work for years....

Just keep them plastic. They will work for years. Good plastic is better than poor metal. Plastic guns have less tendency to destroy themselves, are more efficient a more cold tolerant. The only TM...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 6th, 2021, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 5,629
Posted By Drakker
Yeah. what ripanu1 says. VFC is not what they...

Yeah. what ripanu1 says. VFC is not what they used to be, their external still look absolutely great, but their internal have gotten so bad its not even funny.

G&G has always been meh, their stuff...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 5th, 2021, 07:11
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
KJW is all pot metal. But not all pot metal is...

KJW is all pot metal. But not all pot metal is made equal. On the pot metal scale KJW is not that bad. The strength of KJW guns is that the tolerances are reasonably good and parts are very easy to...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 4th, 2021, 17:25
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
You can use both green gas (which is propane...

You can use both green gas (which is propane really) and CO2, true, but the green gas performance will be degraded because the springs used to accommodate the CO2 are much stronger than is optimal...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 4th, 2021, 13:39
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
Some are, the frames are not always the same...

Some are, the frames are not always the same width though, so you got to beware. The slides are interchangeable, you can put a hi-capa slide on a 1911 and vice versa, though not all parts of the...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 4th, 2021, 07:18
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
In theory, that hole could allow the slide catch...

In theory, that hole could allow the slide catch to slide out of position though. I have no idea how likely it is to happen, but the worst case is that it will cause more damage to the slide and...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion January 3rd, 2021, 13:18
Replies: 15
Views: 6,522
Posted By Drakker
I'd use the black stuff, it should work, but I'm...

I'd use the black stuff, it should work, but I'm no expert with glue.
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