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CaptCalvin

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  1. CaptCalvin

    VFC HK417 GBBR

    As much of a VFC AR fanboy as I am I actually wouldn't trust their other designs. The above post I would only apply to their AR pattern rifles since that's the ones they seem to be focusing on improving over time and there's relatively little to go wrong with an AR design in the first place.
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    First Impressions: Tokyo Marui M4 MWS GBBR

    Probably ill-advised. The trigger components in the MWS are chrome plated to prevent wear. You'd be removing this protection if you start filing away on these.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    If my past experience with ratech parts are any indication those will "explode" as well. In any case a steel bolt stop wouldn't do anything good for the hop up unit. Make one out of nylon like renegade said. All it takes is a dremel tool... or even an exacto knife
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    DAS M4A1 BY GBLS Korea

    Well in that case a VFC M4 hopup unit should just drop right in. They have WA spec outer barrel and star chamber extension and a hopup unit modified to use VSR style hopup.
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    DAS M4A1 BY GBLS Korea

    It's probably a phenomenon all self loading airsoft guns face to some degree. I notice with my gbb m4 with almost the same loading mechanism as this but with a higher cycling speed do tend to chamber bbs further into the hopup than it would if I hand cycled it. It didn't seem to affect accuracy or velocity too much though so I'm not too worried about it. I wouldn't think the effect would be much more pronounced on the GBLS DAS especially since it cycles slower, although I wouldn't know if the bolt travels much faster on the return stroke.
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    DAS M4A1 BY GBLS Korea

    They went with the WA probably because of how realistic the barrel and upper come together. Would of course like everything to work perfect for a gun over 2000 bucks but as things are now there are plenty of hopup units that are compatible from prime, ratech, iron airsoft, VFCarolyn etc. Also castle nut coming lose? Stake that endplate.
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    DAS M4A1 BY GBLS Korea

    Forward assist?
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    From my experience the WD40 definitely did not destroy any of my o rings. I did not observe cracks and disintegration in the rubber soaked in WD40 as I have with some other types of lubricants. Still I would consider it a short term solution. The swelling goes down after a few days and the same leaks happen again and I would have to re-soak. Ideal solution would be to just find a more snug fitting o ring.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    New firing control group parts have almost no bearing on this problem. The main fault lies with the steel wire trigger bar being too short. When the trigger is bottomed out on semi mode the trigger bar doesn't push the trigger link thingy in the fcg pack far enough back to break the shot. It is only when you pull even harder beyond the design and start flexing material does it get pushed back far enough to trip the sear.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    One thing I found to be hokey about this gbb is that when bumped in the back hard enough the hammer will drop due to the mass of the trigger bar. Only thing that prevents it from firing in this event would be that the hammer would be caught by the auto sear since the bcg would also be bumped out of battery at that moment. This would require cocking the gun again to reactivate the trigger, in which case you would end up with a double feed. So I don't know about adding any more mass to the trigger bar.
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    First Impressions: Tokyo Marui M4 MWS GBBR

    Nope. Won't fit. Trouble is mainly with the hopup system.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    Cheese metal bolt isn't the problem. There's quite a lot of material to wear on that. The problem (or potential problem) is the hop unit.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    Great news!
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    I mean if we have more information about how it works we might be able to make a more informed opinion.
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    WE TA 2015, P90 review

    The guy's page seems to be selling his/their projects including this one. Not sure if it's a one off or if he/they are making more. My Chinese reading skills are especially with traditional characters is pretty rusty so I'm not entirely sure what the story is.
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