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Forum: Doctor's Corner March 5th, 2013, 22:56
Replies: 7
Views: 4,602
Posted By Oborous
This seems to be exactly the problem I have. I...

This seems to be exactly the problem I have. I ended up using the AEG anti-rotational pins as they're longer. I'd actually say I've had this happen twice.

I'll watch in case there is an easier...
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 15th, 2013, 14:20
Replies: 11
Views: 6,108
Posted By Oborous
You can go through brownells, there is an...

You can go through brownells, there is an exemption to Canadians for $100 or lower, assuming that the dealer is setup to do it. There still are declarations done, but those are from the vendor side. ...
Forum: Gear Discussion November 4th, 2012, 17:49
Replies: 26
Views: 23,216
Posted By Oborous
Look up the WW1 mousetrap grenades, some of this...

Look up the WW1 mousetrap grenades, some of this is literally a century of institutional memory.

My experience with the vets is people that were grenade instructors, after seeing the crazy shit...
Forum: Doctor's Corner November 4th, 2012, 17:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,990
Posted By Oborous
You need a follower of some sort, especially with...

You need a follower of some sort, especially with the way the spring setup is for the PTS mags; I really, really like the reliability of the 120 round PTS mags and would never do anything to...
Forum: Newbie Tank November 4th, 2012, 17:30
Replies: 59
Views: 18,354
Posted By Oborous
I too wish we could move to ban mesh goggles from...

I too wish we could move to ban mesh goggles from Canada. There is no consistent performance standard, not testing methodology. From having to compile rules for our little bit of Canada I found out...
Forum: Gear Discussion October 31st, 2012, 21:18
Replies: 26
Views: 23,216
Posted By Oborous
Edited for emphasis I would be most upset...

Edited for emphasis


I would be most upset if you were to ever utilize a cement filled inert grenade in a game.

There is a point to realism, but some things are dis-recommended from a safety...
Forum: Doctor's Corner October 28th, 2012, 03:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,990
Posted By Oborous
I vote for contacting Magpul PTS; I ordered some...

I vote for contacting Magpul PTS; I ordered some maintenance kits from them for their 120 Round PTS magazines, $14 shipped for complete maintenance kits for three mags and two extra followers. The...
Forum: General October 26th, 2012, 20:13
Replies: 5
Views: 3,903
Posted By Oborous
Do not use 70% isopropyl alcohol, that 30% is a...

Do not use 70% isopropyl alcohol, that 30% is a mineral oil. It's rubbing alcohol that is designed not to dry out skin. If you're going to use isopropyl, you need to find the ultra purity stuff...
Forum: Gear Discussion September 21st, 2012, 00:29
Replies: 15
Views: 12,069
Posted By Oborous
I have the first VCBoy Mk23 holster that he made....

I have the first VCBoy Mk23 holster that he made. It's top notch and beautiful draw, he worked with me to get just the right amount of retention. He built it for a Picitanny adapter and M6X light...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 24th, 2012, 14:30
Replies: 3
Views: 4,163
Posted By Oborous
Do you have a source of XL training plates...

Do you have a source of XL training plates (11x14") sized correctly?
Forum: Accessories Discussion August 19th, 2012, 19:31
Replies: 33
Views: 17,448
Posted By Oborous
Reignman, I suggest you read Deltastones...

Reignman,

I suggest you read Deltastones post again, he gives good information.

In Edmonton we do not allow anything but red lasers, for Deltastones post, the crystal that he's talking about is...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 17th, 2012, 15:00
Replies: 88
Views: 50,036
Posted By Oborous
I would expect that there will be a recessed...

I would expect that there will be a recessed threaded barrel in there. The """"real"""" PDR prototypes use something similar to a Levang Linear Compensator for increasing control, and the airsoft...
Forum: Gear Discussion August 3rd, 2012, 13:04
Replies: 8
Views: 8,946
Posted By Oborous
What's your purpose of carrying a TQ? If it's a...

What's your purpose of carrying a TQ? If it's a knock off TQ, just don't carry it, seriously don't carry it. If it's real, then you may wish to carry. (I carry TQ's for shooting on the range, but...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 31st, 2012, 19:24
Replies: 4
Views: 3,823
Posted By Oborous
Go hardcore, find a Glock Factory Disposable...

Go hardcore, find a Glock Factory Disposable Suppressor

Youtube of it (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hnahn3D2sAc&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 23rd, 2012, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 3,485
Posted By Oborous
It's basically a version of the CheyTac bipod...

It's basically a version of the CheyTac bipod that can be applied to pretty much any rifle.

There are fields around Edmonton that have a fair amount of deadfall at strange angles, this bipod could...
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 20th, 2012, 16:56
Replies: 2
Views: 3,485
Posted By Oborous
Elite Iron Revolution Bipod - Any replicas out there??

Elite Iron Revolution Bipod (http://www.eliteiron.net/bipod/)

Anyone know of a replica bipod like the above? Or something close? My searches are coming up with nada. I was even looking at...
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 6th, 2012, 14:46
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
I've been searching for the King Arms one, and...

I've been searching for the King Arms one, and cannot find any place that lists them in stock. Do you have a link for one that's in stock?

(Our import laws are very easy, it's mainly having to...
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 5th, 2012, 12:01
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
Have people tried any replica cat-tails? Or,...

Have people tried any replica cat-tails? Or, should I just buy the real thing?

And, I come to the conclusion that I still have an overly large head... anyone know where there's a replica 1.93"...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 3rd, 2012, 12:02
Replies: 19
Views: 19,840
Posted By Oborous
I've ran with a few different knee pads over the...

I've ran with a few different knee pads over the years. I had an accident that turned my patella (knee cap) into a donut, so am acutely aware of the quality of knee pads. Because of my unique...
Forum: Accessories Discussion June 1st, 2012, 10:52
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
I was reading regarding real optics, one of the...

I was reading regarding real optics, one of the things that both the Elcan and the S&B have for them is how close to 1x their lowest setting actually is. I'm not an optical engineer, but reading that...
Forum: Gear Discussion May 31st, 2012, 19:31
Replies: 22
Views: 21,156
Posted By Oborous
How about using real Peltors on one ear and the...

How about using real Peltors on one ear and the clones on the other? If that's sufficient testing then the clones have proven insufficient in the past; I did not use an SPL meter. It was a .338...
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 31st, 2012, 19:21
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
I've found reference that both Bomber and King...

I've found reference that both Bomber and King Arms made 1.93" replicas.

I may have to go for the 1.5", but as you know, I have an abnormally large head.
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 31st, 2012, 17:20
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
Has anyone found the 1.93" SPR mount, replica of...

Has anyone found the 1.93" SPR mount, replica of course, actually in stock anywhere? I've been searching for nearly two weeks.
Forum: Accessories Discussion May 15th, 2012, 17:52
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
Update? What do you think of it?

Update? What do you think of it?
Forum: Gear Discussion March 26th, 2012, 16:53
Replies: 144
Views: 84,998
Posted By Oborous
I have forearm map holders, one of them can hold...

I have forearm map holders, one of them can hold an ipod touch (hence the touch as I can buy them used for cheap), was already thinking of using a touch for some of those notes like Code Cards, the...
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 26th, 2012, 11:50
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
Which forums? The tubes might be the same, but...

Which forums? The tubes might be the same, but I'd like to go with the Primary Arms known 'quality'.

(Not trying to be an ass, I want the Primary Arms, but that they won't ship to Canada... not...
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 25th, 2012, 22:51
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
How did you determine that information?

How did you determine that information?
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 20th, 2012, 17:16
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
I'm interested in seeing the fitment of your...

I'm interested in seeing the fitment of your scope to the cat tail, as they're so specific. Photos when you're done?
Forum: Accessories Discussion March 19th, 2012, 17:48
Replies: 79
Views: 100,156
Posted By Oborous
Please make sure you update this thread with your...

Please make sure you update this thread with your choice.

I'd love to get a 1-4x optic to remove the need to carry bino's on the airsoft field.

The mount you're looking at is the LaRue...
Forum: Gear Discussion March 13th, 2012, 11:41
Replies: 144
Views: 84,998
Posted By Oborous
I've watched YouTube videos on it's streaming,...

I've watched YouTube videos on it's streaming, and yes, 5-10fps, but still good enough to see if the path is clear and/or try to engage a target while exposing yourself as little as possible.
Forum: Gear Discussion March 12th, 2012, 14:06
Replies: 144
Views: 84,998
Posted By Oborous
I really would like to get a Contour GPS or...

I really would like to get a Contour GPS or better, for the streaming option, use it as a cheap CornerShot with a used iPod Touch.

Suggestions?
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures March 8th, 2012, 14:27
Replies: 16
Views: 10,838
Posted By Oborous
At the 403 Forbidden, you can also do an F5...

At the 403 Forbidden, you can also do an F5 refresh and it loads properly.
Forum: Accessories Discussion February 21st, 2012, 14:18
Replies: 27
Views: 14,651
Posted By Oborous
I realize the OP is talking about G36 mags,...

I realize the OP is talking about G36 mags, but... The PTS PMags are great, I've even contacted them and bought repair kits, due to their modularity someone modified some of the mags I've purchased...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures January 12th, 2012, 13:20
Replies: 46
Views: 35,974
Posted By Oborous
Ergonomics - How to wear gear

Some of the comments made have lead me to believe that we should discuss how to wear the gear.

Partially for the impressionist crowd, partially for people that are looking at getting into the...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures January 11th, 2012, 19:41
Replies: 51
Views: 42,958
Posted By Oborous
I'd disagree, the modern consumeristic based...

I'd disagree, the modern consumeristic based warfighter may look at many items as use-once & dispose, but there are many models that this would be counter-advantageous very quickly. When you have a...
Forum: Accessories Discussion January 9th, 2012, 16:55
Replies: 16
Views: 8,423
Posted By Oborous
MultipleParadox has it down. The only thing I'd...

MultipleParadox has it down. The only thing I'd add is the frequency doubler crystal in cheap green lasers may be too small/not properly heatsinked and can drift quite a bit in frequency which will...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures January 5th, 2012, 15:05
Replies: 51
Views: 42,958
Posted By Oborous
There are options that would allow you to run...

There are options that would allow you to run both, your biggest issue is the choice of your suspenders, they need to be low profile so they don't dig into you or interfere with your chest rig. Like...
Forum: Tactics, Techniques and Procedures January 5th, 2012, 14:35
Replies: 51
Views: 42,958
Posted By Oborous
Hi! Yes, I'm still around. I'm trying to figure...

Hi! Yes, I'm still around. I'm trying to figure out the point of your post and how it applies to airsoft.

I structured this thread to discuss, in an abstraction because this is airsoft, some...
Forum: Gear Discussion December 8th, 2011, 13:55
Replies: 9
Views: 7,783
Posted By Oborous
Pic Here ...

Pic Here (http://militarytimes.com/blogs/gearscout/2011/09/27/camelbak-milspec-antidote-chosen-as-new-usmc-hydration-reservior/)

It doesn't list the features, but the milspec one has more than...
Forum: Gear Discussion December 7th, 2011, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 7,783
Posted By Oborous
I'm also looking for a similar solution. I...

I'm also looking for a similar solution.

I have the .75L Source, it's a T&E version with the prototype LBT carrier, things may have changed a bit in the final production. The fill cap sticks out...
Forum: Gear Discussion September 22nd, 2011, 14:11
Replies: 13
Views: 11,119
Posted By Oborous
Yup, I have with Gas; like I said, only do if...

Yup, I have with Gas; like I said, only do if you're ready to burn your pouches in frustration. I'm -told- kerosene smell comes out easier than gas, hence the comment, but I have not done this...
Forum: Gear Discussion September 21st, 2011, 13:18
Replies: 13
Views: 11,119
Posted By Oborous
If you are basically to the point of you'll toss...

If you are basically to the point of you'll toss the pouches/burn them in frustration, you can soak them in gasoline or kerosene and then shove your mag's in when it's still wet. This will damage...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion September 13th, 2011, 11:55
Replies: 13
Views: 8,150
Posted By Oborous
I'd suggest an attitude re-adjustment first. ...

I'd suggest an attitude re-adjustment first. You've just registered in August 2011, we're only 13 days into September (you could have registered at the end of the month) and you're saying you don't...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion August 29th, 2011, 15:35
Replies: 15
Views: 14,357
Posted By Oborous
I hate the fact that you're probably right. ...

I hate the fact that you're probably right.

Odds are for a VSS I will overpay for it though, and still be happy. If I could get a conversion kit onto a Real Sword I would pee myself, a bit, or...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 29th, 2011, 11:55
Replies: 13
Views: 8,613
Posted By Oborous
Great review

Great review
Forum: Accessories Discussion July 28th, 2011, 20:44
Replies: 0
Views: 2,503
Posted By Oborous
Where to find M6X LED upgrade Bezel?

Anyone know of a place that actually ships to Canada that has the M6X LED bezel in stock? It's not ITAR restricted, but the places I've found it in stock don't ship because they don't want to do the...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 21st, 2011, 11:54
Replies: 4
Views: 4,075
Posted By Oborous
The Wouxun is a fantastic radio, excellent...

The Wouxun is a fantastic radio, excellent purchase.

For the remote antenna I use a TCI MAST...
Forum: Airsoft Guns Discussion July 19th, 2011, 14:23
Replies: 19
Views: 17,344
Posted By Oborous
I prefer the paste style anti-fog, namely...

I prefer the paste style anti-fog, namely Cat-Shit brand (no, it's not real cat shit). I find the pastes work better for the rubbing in and letting dry than a spray (there is just too much...
Forum: Gear Discussion July 13th, 2011, 13:18
Replies: 6
Views: 8,894
Posted By Oborous
Look up the impedance of both your radio and your...

Look up the impedance of both your radio and your headset, talk to your vendor about that incase there is too much of a mismatch
Forum: General July 8th, 2011, 17:53
Replies: 34
Views: 21,484
Posted By Oborous
I love Green Devils; Last season they are all I...

I love Green Devils; Last season they are all I shot. My highly tuned AEG's, GBB's, and crappy AEG's all love them. One tuned AEG does not like Green Devil .25's, just shoots slow, but I find...
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