Starting to do tech work

Discussion in 'Gun Building, Modifications & Repairs' started by AirsoftMan29, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. AirsoftMan29

    AirsoftMan29 New Member

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    Am just starting to do internal work, I know that everything does, and how everything works. I have a gun that I can work on, but I don't want to screw up the only gun I have if i were to mess up. I was wondering if I should get a gun from one of the boneyards? Is this a good way to gain experience?
     
  2. MrAirsoft194

    MrAirsoft194 New Member

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    Well ya, it would help you get better. Also try to get the ones with broken internals and fix it. If you want you can sell it.
     

  3. AirsoftMan29

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    Ok good idea about selling it lol
     
  4. marine121496

    marine121496 Wahahaha~ Supporting Member

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    I recommend buying a working secondary gun and then doing some upgrade work on your primary gun if you screw up then use the secondary gun until you fix your primary gun.
     
  5. theonlyBuster

    theonlyBuster Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Definitely grab a secondary/work gun. But when you buy it, it always helps if it's in working condition to start with. Just so you know the gun was once working, so if it breaks you have more faith in fixing it.
    I recommend Craigs List or classified ads before the boneyard, but that's because you never exactly know if the gun's working upon receival.
     
  6. AirsoftMan29

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    I think I'm going to get a lancer tactical cqb m4, think this is a good choice?

    I don't want to spend that much more than $100 on a gun that I could possible screw up.
     
  7. marine121496

    marine121496 Wahahaha~ Supporting Member

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    No search the classifieds there are better guns out there.
     
  8. alex

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    buy a JG drop in gearbox and upgrade that. keep your original gearbox intact and save it if you need it.
     
  9. AirsoftMan29

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    That's a great idea I never thought of that, do you think the $45 jg drop in gearbox on evike is a good one, I will be upgrading almost every single part over time
     
  10. Airsoft_MANIAC

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    Hey sorry this doesn't relate to the thread but I gatta ask a simple question! What are shims!?????
     
  11. AirsoftMan29

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    Shims are small metal washers that you put on the gear shafts. They help make the gears mesh properly, and stop them from scratching on the gearbox shell.
     
  12. AirsoftMan29

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    has anyone dealt with the ascu mosfet, do you like them, and are they easy to install?
     
  13. spazzticsmurff

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    wait till the new btc chimera comes out. its way better. it should be out for public release soon.
     
  14. AirsoftMan29

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    Just bought a jg ak beta, and my new v3 cylinder head doesn't fit

    Original head is brownish

    New is purple

    Could I dremel off the lip on the purple one to make it fit?
     

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  15. GreenListerine

    GreenListerine New Member

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    Yeah, you can do that, just take off a small amount at a time. I've done it before, just be cautious
     
  16. AirsoftMan29

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    Ok illl go buy a dremel tonight
     
  17. alex

    alex New Member

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    i would use a file or bench grinder.
     
  18. Lefse

    Lefse Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I had to do the same thing myself with a Cyma GB shell, didn't cause any problems.
     
  19. AirsoftMan29

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    Yep this is a Cyma shell idk why it's in a jg though lol
     
  20. AirsoftMan29

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    Ok new question,

    I put a jg blue motor in my kwa cqr, and no matter how I adjust the motor it sounds a little screechy. Is this because it is a new motor and needs time to work it, or should I keep trying to adjust it?