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Game host guy managed to bore out the damn screw on the rpk, so hopefully when I get back out to play on the 27th it will be all set to actually be able to take apart and fix.

Decided that since the rpk 45 rd style hicap I bought earlier this year would not feed right I'd learn to take one apart.  Did not manage to fix it (pretty sure it is either missing a piece or just cast wrong) but realized that I could take the 74 style hicap that doesn't feed and replace its guts with a midcap that had a broken front lip, and it worked out.  Wish I had a spare rpk 45rd midcap guts to put in the hicap's shell, but alas I do not, nor any 30rd style ones to half *albatross* it.

Also fitted a lct ultimak top rail to my cyma ak104/5.  Not a perfect fit but it will do, even though I don't really have a good optic for it (just threw on a decade old ncstar red dot I had in a box).

So progress I guess.  Waiting on some shs delay chips to see if adding one to my bizon's gearbox will solve its feeding/compression issue or if I will have to redo the compression set, then might have to check on the ak105.  The RPK is the main challenge due to needing to either find another plastic hop up unit (since the one in it is warped for the bb feed tube portion) or buying another lonex one, see if I can solder back on the lengths of wire needed to make it rear wired again (probably not because the nukefet trigger wire so thing and wiring will be worse with having to make splits), and finally looking at the gearbox again.  Can't find a stateside shop with nukefet kits available to just redo it all again, and clandestine doesn't have any mosfets instock.

rip my wallet

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Not much happiness lately eh?

Twas a fun day out at the local field.  The bizon (which i said fack it and threw the 12:1 gears into) ran good, at least, the event hosts liked how it sounded on just a 7.4v lipo (the hop up on the other hand was finicky as usual and the mags likewise).  Couldn't clear buildings with it because somehow I made the compression too good with a swapped full cylinder and went 360fps range on a m95 spring (oops) so I mostly played brushwookie in my Partizan M suit's autumn side.  Sadly one guy wanted to ruin my fun by lighting me up in my back well within his MED (had another guy do the same to my face mask side region later on after I had already called hit, raised my hand, and was in the process of getting up from my spot on a small mound, could tell he was just being an *albartroth*).  Main kalash also performed well, but the ak104/5 I think needs a rework again, maybe ignore trying  to be under 350 fps goal and just throw a stronger spring in it again.  Maybe needs a 12:1 gearset as well, they just seem to make everything sound better, except for my wallet.

Managed to resell the 11.1v I just got that would not work for me (too large for dustcovers) to one of the event hosts who sorely needed some, I'm fine on my 7.4v still in the end.  One of the guys plans to go to the game across the state next weekend and I am going to see if I can get out there too (last rec game for said field for the year).  Might even get together with their team for one of those weekend big games in a neighboring state next year.

Got the rpk back, and it indeed can now be taken apart completely now, and the one grub allen screw seems to still be able to hold it together well.  Going to get a longer screw for that spot and see about finding something to fit the "reamed out" one, though unlikely.  Going to take a look at the gearbox and see how it is holding up chrono wise, and then see about getting another mosfet set to rewire it to the stock again, or if I'm mad enough try to splice the current wiring to where I can run the t plug end of it all back to the stock.

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So I made a Ł40 barter deal by lending some of my stuff (guns, knives, dummy rounds) for a photoshoot and won a Ł80 leather belt in a raffle.

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Life ain't bad at the moment.

7 year wedding anniversary tomorrow, and away for a long weekend without child and dogs next weekend to celebrate. Favourite restaurant booked along with hopefully decent accommodation.

Been buying frivolities too. New EDC knife which I'm very impressed with. A touch stiff to open, but carries nicely, and looks pretty. Also bagged a watch I've lusted after for years, no longer available. Got it new from someone's collection they were thinning.

New phone too, which is.... Strange. Contract was up and I took a punt away from Sony which I've had various for many years. It's a pixel 4. Battery is *edit, pants*, but the night sight camera is good. Meh. Doubt I'll have another though. It's good, but not great. Can't put my finger on it. Getting a 'free' (ha!) Chromebook along with it too though, which will be used.

Still love my (hairdressers) car. Great on fuel, nice to drive. Android auto is good, and after 2 years I'm still happy I have a 'new' car. I need 4 new tyres though, gah...

Family is good. My son is a happy, intelligent and caring little boy who wanted to join his beaver troop today to acknowledge the sacrifices made by people he doesn't really understand about yet. His moral compass is strong, seemingly without having ideals forced upon him. His friends are the same, so it's not us telling him what to do. It was his choice.

Wife is great, and as always a smoking hot fox. I'm definitely punching there. I'm genuinely a lucky b'stard.

Job is still good. We are still busy, and they are making me work for my pay rise but I'm liking that. It's a new challenge which I needed as I was starting to stagnate I think.

As you may tell, I've had a dash of booze tonight, but that ain't bad either. Sunday roast with said family, all very wholesome!

 

I really can't grumble. I even have a sideline in making bespoke items for people which means I get to play with dangerous tools in the garage and generally *albartroth* about. It's all good.

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31 minutes ago, hitmanNo2 said:

I forget what you drive. Is it a Z3, a TT or an MX5? :P

Nothing as manly as those alpha male cars, you cheeky person

 

It's a Suzuki Vitara...

 

Mock all you want. It's cheap, good on fuel, actually drives well  (carwow agrees), under warranty in case things break, and a huge fanny magnet*

 

*One of these may be a fun.

 

I also have been known to wear pink clothes, but all of this is because I am secure in my sexuality!

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Ah right.  It's just those 3 are the ones that come to mind when people joke about hairdresser's cars.  FWIW, I don't consider a Suzuki Vitara a hairdresser's car.

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9 hours ago, hitmanNo2 said:

Ah right.  It's just those 3 are the ones that come to mind when people joke about hairdresser's cars.  FWIW, I don't consider a Suzuki Vitara a hairdresser's car.

I get a bit of stick about it at work!

No effs given though, it's a really good car!

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