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Unread postAuthor: Labtecpower » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:19 pm

... and plenty of empty beer cans :D


that might be a good idea if they're strong enough!
I should have about 20 laying around under my bed, let's try :D

pfffft...


wasn't there a negative linear relationship between post count and the amount of social life? :D :D
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:26 pm

Labtecpower wrote:wasn't there a negative linear relationship between post count and the amount of social life? :D :D


... negated in my case by the quantity of my posts made after a drunken night out :D
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Unread postAuthor: Labtecpower » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:34 pm

... negated in my case by the quantity of my posts made after a drunken night out :D


I find it quite impressive that you're able to post or actually type something after that :roll:

On a sidenote, how often do you lube/clean your guns?
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:40 pm

Labtecpower wrote:
... negated in my case by the quantity of my posts made after a drunken night out :D


I find it quite impressive that you're able to post or actually type something after that :roll:

On a sidenote, how often do you lube/clean your guns?


When the bullets squeek... :P
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:42 pm

Labtecpower wrote:On a sidenote, how often do you lube/clean your guns?


Externally after every use, and if you care for the bluing don't put it away in something that retains moisture like a foam lined case.

Internally, when I need to meditate :)

Meditation is concentrating the front mind on a mundane task so that the rest of the mind can find peace.

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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:26 am

Picked up a couple of used chunky D cell Maglites today :)

I'm pondering what to do with them, whether to turn them into incognito suppressors as seems to be all the rage these days,or doing something similar to what MrC did but on a more hardcore level...

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Damn!

PCGUY, help?
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:31 am

Testing: http://xfinity.comcast.net/?cid=cgps05042012

Maybe he re-adjusted it???
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:34 am



I think it's just me, after all I have been uploading files for over 5 years now and it is quite possible I have actually reached the limit for my account...
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:40 am

Have to hear it from PCGUY to be sure. I've been having a few issues putting pics in but was blaming it on my overloaded with toolbars browser and problem-matic RAM socket.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:13 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:I'm pondering what to do with them, whether to turn them into incognito suppressors as seems to be all the rage these days,or doing something similar to what MrC did but on a more hardcore level...
Ah, very cool. I've been meaning to try that flashlight suppressor since I saw it in The Walking Dead but it would be too small for most of my guns. I hope you do step it up a notch since a flashlight that big needs something more than just a 6mm barrel and 300PSI. It'd be cool to see you try something different like a breech tube going through the chamber to the barrel with some mechanism to seal it off during firing that doesn't get in the way of aesthetics or ergonomics.

Got an offer on YouTube to sell one of the flashlight BB guns for $60AUD so I've been thinking about selling them here in NZ since it should be fairly legal. I can get 10 flashlights for about $75NZD, enough barrel for all of them for $13, schrader valves for ~$20. If I sold them at $50NZD each, I'd almost cover my loses after selling two. Times like these I wish I had a mini lathe and the ability to use one :D
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:28 pm

fairly legal


That's like kinda getting a speeding ticket. L0L
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:35 pm

MrCrowley wrote:Ah, very cool. I've been meaning to try that flashlight suppressor since I saw it in The Walking Dead but it would be too small for most of my guns.


I don't think it would be very practical in my case, I could definitely make it into an effective suppressor, but the people I would sell to are concerned about "cool" as well as noise. No matter how well done, hanging a torch off the end of your barrel invariable looks ghetto.

I hope you do step it up a notch since a flashlight that big needs something more than just a 6mm barrel and 300PSI.


Definitely, 0.38" calibre minimum and probably something that would take 800 psi from a paintball bottle too :) Another though was to have a triple 0.22" barrel for a shotgun effect without having to worry about sabots...

It'd be cool to see you try something different like a breech tube going through the chamber to the barrel with some mechanism to seal it off during firing that doesn't get in the way of aesthetics or ergonomics.


I bought used ones deliberately in order to find it easier to hack them up but it seems a shame to damage such a finely engineered item, so I'll be looking to make any changes reversable without modifying any of the components. One of them is quite scuffed, but the quality still shines though. My current idea is to have a coaxial unit that fits inside the battery chamber, shooting through where the lens would be. In order to shoot, you would have to remove the tailcap in order to trigger the pilot.

Got an offer on YouTube to sell one of the flashlight BB guns for $60AUD so I've been thinking about selling them here in NZ since it should be fairly legal.


If airguns are legal without a license, that's half the problem solved, though you still have to be careful about liability, especially if you're selling to teenagers prone to shoot themselves in the face. Also, beware of any laws about concealed weapons.

I can get 10 flashlights for about $75NZD, enough barrel for all of them for $13, schrader valves for ~$20. If I sold them at $50NZD each, I'd almost cover my loses after selling two.


Costs MrC, you'd cover the costs ;)

Times like these I wish I had a mini lathe and the ability to use one :D


You could always subcontract for a share of the profits, wink wink nudge nudge ;)
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:00 pm

Costs MrC, you'd cover the costs ;)

You could always subcontract for a share of the profits, wink wink nudge nudge ;)

I do science not business, give me a break about the terminology :D

I was thinking about subcontracting you, the piston and chamber plug with barrel hole would be the same sizes and quick to make. I'll shoot you a pm if I take this further to see how feasible it would be :wink:
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:07 pm

MrCrowley wrote:I do science not business, give me a break about the terminology :D


You don't want to end up like one of those brilliant prodigies who are penniless though ;)

I was thinking about subcontracting you, the piston and chamber plug with barrel hole would be the same sizes and quick to make. I'll shoot you a pm if I take this further to see how feasible it would be :wink:


Delrin plugs and piston won't cost you much, but I would need very accurate measurments, I like to make endcaps 0.1mm or so bigger than the tube they're fitting in and hammer them in to ensure good adhesion. A decent firing button like the one I made for the carbon fibre pen gun is a bit more involved though and would cost more. You might find that $60 is a little low for the finished item, depending on the finish.

It all hangs how much you want to subcontract, and how willing you are to stand by your work - if you're asking money for it and it fails after a few shots, then you have an angry customer to face.

Back to my original train of thought, these are the Maglites I obtained:

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Here's the disassembly:

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In the top row are the bits I'd set aside, and work with the bits in the bottom row.

Plenty of room to fit a good size high pressure chamber for a high pressure coaxial, and use some of the space as a silencer too :D
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:19 pm

Ooh, very nice! That red one is begging for some cool, innovative, feature like what I suggested earlier. Or do you want to keep it as real looking as possible?


I had been thinking about some scgrader trigger that allows filling and firing without adding/removing any bits. Something like that could be needed to justify the price. However, I wouldn't want to use anything too complicated or expensive. Good excuse to f*ck 'round in the garage this arvo :D
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