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Old 02-18-2013, 04:00 PM   #1
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Complete List of DIY Mods:

I've decided to compile all of the DIY mods that I know into one list so that I and others can reference it.
If I missed anything, feel free to post below and I'll add it to the list.

Essentials for a stock gun:
These are DIY upgrades that I think should be done to every stock aeg out of the box:

shim
AoE (sorbo)
deans
rewire
regrease
flat hop
sand tappet
o rings for hop up front and PH
permatex on bucking and CH
teflon and grease on outside of barrel
break in motor
glue bushings to gb and air nozzle to tappet
radius gb
polish/lap barrel
polish all friction components in gb


Gearbox:

Durability/Reliability:
Polish all friction components
Radius
AoE w/ sorbo
Shim gears
Regrease
Glue bearings/bushings to GB
Glue Nozzle to tappet
Sector chip

RoF:
Remove bearings from PH
Swiss cheese piston
short stroke

FPS:
Spacers for spring(+)
Short stroke (-)
Cut spring(-)(outdated)
Replace o ring on PH (+)
stretch over cylinder with heat (+)
sand front of tappet(+)
Teflon on CH(+) (oudated)
Seal CH to cylinder with permatex(+)
Hopup airseal mods apply here
add air nozzle o ring(+)

Hop up:
flat hop
teflon tape mod
shim hop up arm
floss mod
orings in front
Custom cut nub
Shim nozzle to hopup chamber
Seal hopup with rtv blue or permatex
Extended barrel cut
Widened barrel cut

Barrel:
Teflon tape
barrel shims
polish barrel
lap barrel
secure barrel to hop up
Grease around outside


Electrical:

Rewire w/ 14awg or 16awg
Deans or XT60
Mosfet
break in motor
Motor rewinding
Motor armature polish
Motor brush cleaning
Capacitor bank


Other:
Balance stock
Crane stock battery mod
Counter sink magazine feeding lip
Sound proof
Shock transfer system
painting gun
Follower mod to midcaps
Counter sink air nozzle (some come already done)
Disable Auto
disable semi
disable safe
Hair trigger


Just tell me if I need to add something!

EDIT: added "essential for stock guns" list
EDIT2: added Prime's additions
EDIT3: formatting





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I think the links to each of the guides would also suffice.




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There is already one of these in the stickies.

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There is already one of these in the stickies.
The stickied one only has gb mods and not even all of them. Besides, this list is mainly for my reference.
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for rof you forgot short stroking, for trigger response there's always the capacitor mod :P

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for rof you forgot short stroking, for trigger response there's always the capacitor mod :P
I put short stroking under fps, as it barely affects rof and is mainly used to lower fps

With lipos, capacitors barely do anything, butI'll add it anyway
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LOL, actually meant the capacitors as a joke, but technically shouldn't SS'ing go under ROF since most people usually do that to counter PME?

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LOL, actually meant the capacitors as a joke, but technically shouldn't SS'ing go under ROF since most people usually do that to counter PME?
Lol well the cap bank is still useful for the people using nimh and nicd.

You counter pme with a stronger spring. You then ss to lower the fps added by the stronger spring.
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Ah, now I understand why you put in the fps section, good guide. Maybe you could start putting links to guides in here

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Ah, now I understand why you put in the fps section, good guide. Maybe you could start putting links to guides in here
That would take so much time...
Maybe I'll do it after school gets out for spring break. I'm too busy right now.

I mainly made it as a reference for me to look back on and make sure I didn't forget anything in my builds.



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