Tab Content
  • Jack Wood's Avatar
    10-13-2017, 09:36 AM
    Basically every 911. It's what made the GT3 so enthralling to drive fast. And so dangerous. The GT4 and the GT3 always gave me near identical lap...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Jack Wood's Avatar
    10-13-2017, 05:22 AM
    Not quite sure how I missed this massive thread extension on valve shit. I haven't looked in here for a week or so and must have let it slip by. ...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-09-2017, 04:01 PM
    The crushing I mention is with paintballs, not FSR.
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-06-2017, 04:52 PM
    They do actually crush the rounds. Hence why some people have taken them apart to reduce the prewind.
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-06-2017, 03:46 PM
    The springs in the FN303 mags are crazy strong as they were designed to only use Less Lethal rounds not paintballs.
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-06-2017, 10:44 AM
    Ahh rotary breeches... not a fan of that concept personally. When we made the E-Volt the torque of the motor made the gun move very strangely in...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-05-2017, 09:52 AM
    Who says we should define a gun simply the air release? Why isn't it's cycling and operation more of a definition of the system? I like Andy's...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 06:50 PM
    Agreed completely. I think one of the greatest selling points has proven to be reliability and it's why Planet Eclipse are currently the top high...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 06:20 PM
    I've tried since 1996 to educate paintball consumers and realized that for the majority it's a waste of time. I think most consumers don't really...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 05:57 PM
    Coming back to this because we did a lot of work studying it when working on the E-volt. Those are all really important points and the...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 05:36 PM
    This is huge for many people. It is for me in my cars. It is for me and my motorcycles, although in different ways. It is for my paintball guns. I...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 05:33 PM
    The application suddenly matters when you don't agree with the implementation? As much as you and I may agree that it's a shit valve, many people...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 04:43 PM
    So if the motion of a spool makes a face seal release it's a poppet gun (Axe and Mike Woods)? And if a hammer impact were to make a spool move out of...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 04:10 PM
    I agree it's a silly discussion and in the bigger picture it means absolutely nothing of engineering relevance, but it does seem to mean something to...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 02:02 PM
    When you look at a mag the system is activated by a mechanical sear releasing the bolt, at roughly the same time you shut off the air flow but that...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-02-2017, 08:52 PM
    The Freestyle was the first pneumatic sear I think, but would need to double check the dates. It was certainly patented as such.
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-02-2017, 07:11 PM
    The Automag was before the Nova but I am not sure I class it as a spool valve in the same way as I would the Nova.
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    10-02-2017, 01:54 PM
    You set offset values into the control for each tool number so it knows how to compensate the machine. You can set the values manually or via a tool...
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    09-30-2017, 07:56 PM
    Yeah, I'm not a fan of the red text either. Will work on that on Monday :)
    2507 replies | 348385 view(s)
  • Simon's Avatar
    09-25-2017, 02:11 PM
    Simon replied to a thread Springs in Ask the Techs
    I don't think I have ever seen spring specs stated publicly anywhere for anything. :(
    2 replies | 130 view(s)
No More Results
About skibbo

Basic Information

About skibbo
Biography:
B.S. Mechanical Engineering UW-Platteville, December 2012
6+ years CAD experience
Location:
Milwaukee County, WI
Interests:
Paintball, snowboarding
Occupation:
Product Engineer - Wildeck

Signature


Team Akkadian Paintball Squad

B.S. Mechanical Engineering UW-Platteville 2012

Quote Originally Posted by neftaly
Simon Stevens said that will be totally fine and nothing bad could ever happen. Ever.

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
1,058
Posts Per Day
0.64
General Information
Last Activity
06-01-2017 09:17 PM
Join Date
04-07-2013
Referrals
2

5 Friends

  1. ccmachinist ccmachinist is offline

    Junior Member

    ccmachinist
  2. Jack Wood Jack Wood is offline

    Insider

    Jack Wood
  3. pballstar7 pballstar7 is offline

    Junior Member

    pballstar7
  4. Simon Simon is offline

    Insider

    Simon
  5. Stygshore Stygshore is offline

    Insider

    Stygshore
Showing Friends 1 to 5 of 5