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  1. Anyone have a method for attaching a hydration pouch to the Condor OPS chest trig? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
  2. Gun on top is my real steel, on the bottom its Airsoft twin. TRX is from ACM. It required a little bit of fitting but not too much trouble.
  3. Erik_MAA

    Field Props

    The Russian SAMs were made from cardboard tubes (carpet rolls). The nosecones and fins are also cardboard; the "launcher" is scrap wood. I didn't design this particular prop, but I helped build them. For this particular game, we had three of these batteries that had to be taken out. Fully assembled, it was about 9 feet tall! When working with cardboard, you can make it stronger by coating it with a solution of Elmer's glue thinned with water. I just brush it on and let it dry, then paint. The C4 charge was scrap wood wrapped in paper (labels printed on my computer) with a kitchen
  4. Erik_MAA

    Field Props

    Since the guidance for the picture section does mention nuclear devices, but I couldn't find an existing thread. http://www.arniesairsoft.co.uk/forums/index.php?showtopic=133636 Here is my nuclear device. It's a replica of the Special Atomic Demolition Munition (SADAM) which as about a 1kt yield. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Atomic_Demolition_Munition I got lucky and found the airborne harness at a surplus store. While the real thing is meant to be carried on a parachute harness during airborne missions, I wanted to be able to wear this as a backpack, so I rigged i
  5. I made gas tubes using solid plastic tubing (plastruct), available at most hobby shops. I painted them silver and then bend them to fit. You could also probably make one out of aluminum tubing, I haven't tried that. The Marui M733 and most G&P front kits come with gas tubes, these can be found sold secondhand. You can also buy gas tubes from makers like King Arms. Last, but not least, a real steel gas tube is not too expensive either. In any case, you will have to figure out a way to mount it to your gas block and run it up into (or through, if you have a real-steel sty
  6. Paint looks okay to me, but your gun needs a gas tube.
  7. QUOTE (hugh_b @ Jan 16 2010, 11:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}> Thought this was the best place to ask...Can i use a rear mbus with a standard m4 front triangle sight or will the mbus be too low/high? Hugh No, it works. That's exactly the setup I have on my RS AR15...for now, anyway.
  8. I got mine from DSG Arms for about $40 shipped. I actually don't like the AFG, at least, not on my carbine. I have a DPMS Carbine, and on the carbine-length handguard (Magpul MOE) the angle breaks my wrist in a very uncomfortable manner. I think that, mounted further forward, it would work better. I put it on my 1022 with a UTG rail and it feels better - range report is pending.
  9. Since we're discussing transitional carbines, here's mine again:
  10. I have a very hard time believing that a suppressor that size could work on a .308 caliber rifle.
  11. Got my CTR and my MOE on Friday, happy Xmas!
  12. Just put this together tonight, it's a project I've been thinking about for a while. The base gun is a JG M4 with the side-folding stock. These are not common in RS AR15s, but they can be installed with heavy modifications. I shortened the barrel to 8" and added a First Factory SAS Direct Attachment and a Noveske KX3. You wouldn't want an open flashider on anything this short! I plan on using this as a backup gun, it's compact enough I can bring it to the field and easily stage it with my gear.
  13. I wanted to have a streamlined kit for when I'm teaching at our Basic Airsoft Training Course or Gunfighter Course (as well as for use in my real-steel carbine classes). The belt is a Condor pistol belt. I wear it attached to my Wilderness Instructor Belt using four belt keepers. I have two kydex pouches for AR15 magazines and a double kydex pistol mag pouch, all from Blade-Tech. The dump pouch is a Maxpedition RolyPoly. The holster is the Blackhawk Serpa dropleg. I really like the holster, it is extremely well designed.
  14. Chrono'd at 380fps after the rebuild. Test fired just great in my basement...unfortunately we're heading into the off-season so I won't be able to give it a good field test until the Spring.
  15. Not a lot of pics of black Masadas...so here's mine: Features: Magpul/Ergo rails Upgraded JG mechbox (shoots around 380fps) JG "Tango Down" style vertical foregrip Monda barrel assembly Real-steel Phantom flashider NCStar scope (until something better comes along) Mangonel rear sight (will be replaced with an MBUS once I pick another set up)
  16. That rear sight is not an actual 416 sight, it's an HK style globe site. It co-witnesses perfectly.
  17. Some of you have seen this gun before, but I added some goodies. It started life as a Marui M733. It has the following modifications: Flattop receiver added G&P ACE SOCOM Stock King Arms CASV Complete G&P 10" barrel assembly, turned and polished to look like stainless steel King Arms Noveske KX3 Badger Ordinance Tac-Latch HK416 rear sight JG "Tango Down" style vertical foregrip My original M203 fragged its mechbox and got parted out. I hadn't put much thought into another one until, while I was moving, I discovered a JG M16a2 in a box I thought was e
  18. http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j307/Rad...eg/IMGP0184.jpg What bracket is that?
  19. I've no problem with clones, but counterfeiting the TM trades is pretty <fruitcaged> up.
  20. It's a Nerf LS-6 Longshot. It's just being stored there temporarily until I get another rack built for my scifi prop guns.
  21. One of the requirements for my new house was that it have a suitable room for my guns and Airsoft storage. I'm still fine-tuning things, but I've got my gun rack and shelves in, and it's looking good. The room is about 8x10'.
  22. Custom Colt 723 I finished today. The barrel was the hardest part, I wanted the full-profile so I wound up shortening the barrel from a JG M16a2.
  23. My brand new JG M4 is over 415, which exceeds our club FPS limits (I understand in the UK it's even lower). I've been storing it with the spring compressed in the hopes it will drop a little to get under 400. It's a completely different kind of performance problem. Bottom line is, JG makes guns that shoot great and are cheaper than a load of groceries.
  24. I would say the cost of adding reliability to a JG is much, much less than upgrading a TM. I love TMs for when I want a gun shooting 280 (CQB, for example), but I have several JGs and I love them all just as much, especially when they are rocking out at 380.
  25. Love the CASV-M. I am thinking about getting one of those for my R-S M4. I have been thinking of ways I can convert an Airsoft CASV to CASV-M...I have a friend with a welder who has been fiddling around with it for me.
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