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Ah, cool, thanks!

Just realized I misread your superglue thingy that you did on the _rear sight_as the front sight, hence the question :P

 

Any exploded views available for this gun yet?  :o

EDIT: KY to the rescue!

 

https://www.kyairsoft.com/shop/product/desert-eagle-21-47373

 

WE has a dead link currently on their site: http://www.weairsoft.com/media/wysiwyg/de_parts.jpg

 

EDIT: I zoomed in and screendumped the KY exploded view interactive image and composited it in Photoshop to an image, reduced some noise, refined some edges and added sharpening :D

 

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Well... not even 12 hours after I got it. I went and did this.

 

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Why you may ask? 

And to that I say, why not? :P

 

Cleaning, re-lubrication, checking screws and curiosity. :D

 

Slide is pretty easy to disassemble.

 

Every screw I removed had Chinese "thread locker" on it, i.e. white hardened "glue".

 

Gonna paint the safety dots red before re-assembly. Not really necessary to take it apart to do but I tend to make a mess when filling in those tiny dots :P

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Notice how light the slide is? Must be aluminum for better durability but also doesn't provide as much recoil as you'd expect from the size. Also there's a huge cavity in the barrel to stuff weights in, maybe get it close to real weight of 1.9kg with enough lead.

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Yeah I did notice that. Makes sense as you say but also I realized since the slide that actually moves during blowback is pretty limited compared to normal pistol designs it kind of makes sense from that perspective as well.

 

Also feeling a bit bummed out that right after I get my black one delivered the chrome model is officially released now :(

 

I may just have to get me a chromed out WEagle and sell of this black one :D

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I am not going down that road again with my airsoft builds :P

 

But it does sound interesting with a steel slide I guess.

 

Also plus points on the chrome model that the controls look more uniform in finish to the rest of the gun compared to the black one.

 

Chrome XIX railed model with Hogue finger groove grip... *drewl* :)

 

Also forgot to say that the trigger on this is pretty mweh. Very light and mushy feel with no real break.

 

And, after handling the pistol yesterday I have to say the size and grip was not as daunting and uncomfortable as I first expected. Definately not small and easily "managed" in my tiny hands, but not as akward as one might expect.

 

Bad idea browsing for pics of the chrome WEagle, dang it looks sexhay!!! But will not do anything rash right now. Christmas times and lots of postal *fruitcage* ups bound to occur but will most likely definitively guaranteed get a chrome one :D

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More on the trigger, the real one also has no discernible break. I believe it's because it's originally intended as a target pistol where a surprise break is desired. Glass rod is more for combat pistols. Looking at the diagram, maybe it's possible to put a hard rubber buffer in front of the trigger to serve as the "wall" before break if that's more your thing. 

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Ah, cool.

 

I actually think it feels really smooth and "pleasant" but just noticed it was way different than most other triggers and what I would think a pistol trigger should feel like.

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I aksed KY Airsoft about it on Facebook and they said they would inform WE of this but I highly doubt that there will be any changes to the chrome version as they were most likely machined along side the black ones but then were delayed due to the difference in finishing process.

 

Also don't think the shallow weaver cuts is big enough of a fook up for WE to adjust the machining process anyways.

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Happy to report that I got the slide reassembled without any issues. Probably one of the simplest and easiest designs to disassemble and ressemble that I have experienced so far.

 

Also had the magazine apart, nothing problematic about that either.

 

Going to try the frame later on and see how that goes. From the exploded view diagram it doesn't look overly complicated either :)

 

And I think I have a potential buyer lined up for my black WEagle so I can get the chrome one  :D

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as an airsoft player from Taiwan who got the first batch of WE Desert Eagle Silver

here to report that it's not electroplated but rather sprayed silver finish

i was not too pleased with the quality..

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Damn. That sucks hard. They've plated other pistols in silver, why couldn't they have done the same with this considering it costs more?

Also, one of my mags developed a slow leak. Not all too surprised, have had to use sealant on most of my WE mags that use those thin o-rings.

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Also, one of my mags developed a slow leak. Not all too surprised, have had to use sealant on most of my WE mags that use those thin o-rings.

That is a pity too, I have had no problems with any of my WE magazines leaking, something I was shocked but really impressed with!

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Just in case anyone wants the original KY photo: https://www.kyairsoft.com/web/image/product.template/47373/image?unique=d20daf3

 

Only been skimming this thread but saw NonEx posted a zoomed in version too.  

 

Shame about the silver finish....  can't wait until the Spring so I can actually get out and use mine more.  

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On my Chrome browser you just right click "inspect" then search through the original lines of code for the actual image.  Can be a pain in the butt, but I know the frustrations of the way you got your version haha.  I do some graphic design myself so have tips and tricks that I use a lot.  

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FYI be carefull trying to remove the magazine release button screw. On min the screw was of poor quality and held in with the cheap glue threadlocekr and the head snapped clean off with minimal force so now I am gonna have to drill it out and replace :(

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