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    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    The tongue and groove is for alignment at the edge of the shells. If you've ever taken apart a Halo you will see this at the interface. Some 3D...
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    10-18-2017, 08:47 AM
    Just came to mind with the latest run of discussion. :) Someone, might be one of my kids, dripped ketchup on my mouse and mousepad last night...
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    10-10-2017, 08:05 AM
    I wonder how one of the EcoBoost Mustangs would fare out there. Much less engine weight than the GT, but still 300+ hp.
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    10-09-2017, 04:01 PM
    The crushing I mention is with paintballs, not FSR.
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    10-06-2017, 04:52 PM
    They do actually crush the rounds. Hence why some people have taken them apart to reduce the prewind.
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    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...
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    09-30-2017, 07:56 PM
    Yeah, I'm not a fan of the red text either. Will work on that on Monday :)
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    09-30-2017, 08:28 AM
    Yep, liking the new forum skin!
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    09-26-2017, 08:54 AM
    Pump Scout replied to a thread Springs in Ask the Techs
    I seem to remember having, back in the day, a spring kit with four main and four valve springs, each color coded. Still have it in the package...
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    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. :(
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