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by Touchette
Wed May 17, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Problem Solving Guide For The Maruzen M1100 Shotgun
Replies: 3
Views: 1483

Re: Problem Solving Guide For The Maruzen M1100 Shotgun

InSanityPurgeX wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 4:49 pm
...snip...
InSanity, just an FYI but Jin is no longer in the sport of airsoft and TMK does not come around the forums anymore. GL with your gun, there may be other people on the forums with advice, so I'd still check back later just in case.
by Touchette
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)
Replies: 116
Views: 33106

Re: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)

I seen that before it was mentioned that people under 14 could "hang out" at MAA events. What do you mean by hang out? And, would "hanging out" also require direct parental supervision? Thanks! Some of the information in this thread is/was given in the context of games run by the MAA, however, we r...
by Touchette
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: airsoft club
Replies: 4
Views: 248

Re: airsoft club

To my knowledge there are no state legal requirements to start an amateur club for a hobby. If you wanted to register the name of the club, create a trademark, or make the club officially recognized in some form or fashion by the state you may need to complete some documentation to be submitted to t...
by Touchette
Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Traveling with Guns and Equiptment
Replies: 2
Views: 450

Re: Traveling with Guns and Equiptment

You can either check the airsoft gun(s) unloaded, in a locked, hard sided gun case, or you can package them up and mail them to your destination. Many people in the airsoft community have done both, but if you decide to check them, you will need to follow all TSA guidelines for transporting a firear...
by Touchette
Wed May 04, 2016 3:17 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: King Arms M4 derpity derp
Replies: 7
Views: 1144

Re: King Arms M4 derpity derp

Ozzy wrote:.....lol...even Gir.
Damn, you are desperate.
by Touchette
Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: MN pro paintball May 1st
Replies: 2
Views: 456

Re: MN pro paintball May 1st

Hayden, First off, welcome to the sport. While I will not be heading out to MN Pro PB on the 1st, I can still give you some safety pointers when you're at the field and you should be able to find some people at the site the day off that can give you more field specific advice, just be social. 1) Mak...
by Touchette
Wed Mar 30, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)
Replies: 116
Views: 33106

Re: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)

I have played airsoft in my backyard multiple times, but it has only been during the day. I was wondering, what is the latest time a person can play airsoft, shooting at another player (at age 16)? We will need to know what city you live in to assist you with your question. That said, if you live i...
by Touchette
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Dmr question
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Dmr question

One thing I would change in your build is the MOE pistol grip. They aren't very comfortable to use for an extended period of time when your gun is front heavy (as a dmr usually is). I would suggest just a regular A2 style pistol grip or G26 style grip that contours to your hand. Those have given me...
by Touchette
Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: How to fix GBB Mag
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: How to fix GBB Mag

If you're using some sort of adapter, it could also be that, you are correct.
by Touchette
Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: How to fix GBB Mag
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: How to fix GBB Mag

The propellant needs to go somewhere, so it's most likely doing one of the following (assuming the mag is not leaking): 1) Not leaving the canister in the first place, which is either a filling technique issue or canister issue. 2) Spraying all over the place when you try to fill, which means it's n...
by Touchette
Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: How to fix GBB Mag
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: How to fix GBB Mag

What exactly happens when you're filling the mag when it "takes (only) a little bit" of gas? Does gas leak out from between the base plate and the body of the mag? Does gas leak/pour out of the main valve? or, Does the mag just not take the gas and it sprays all over outside of the fill valve? Since...
by Touchette
Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: CYMA M14 EBR Suppressor
Replies: 1
Views: 404

Re: CYMA M14 EBR Suppressor

To start, please just post one thread with your request, the one in the help section was not necessary. Please also post a picture of the flash hider/break that you have, so we can suggest possible QD suppressors that might fit. That said, you may be better off buying a FH & QD suppressor combo to b...
by Touchette
Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: Batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: Batteries

Welcome to the forums. You'll need to provide some more information on the batteries and the charger in order for us to assist you. We will need to know the type, brand, mah, voltage, and age of the battery(ies), and we will need to know the brand & model of smart charger. Additionally,we will need ...
by Touchette
Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 857

Re: Radios

...it doesn't some like I need a license for the Baofeng if i am only going to use the 14 FRS channels. Technically, you need a license to transmit at more than half a watt, regardless of the channel or frequency. Meaning you'd technically need a HAM license to transmit with the Baofang over one of...
by Touchette
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 857

Re: Radios

Razinger, If you operate a radio outside of the 14 FRS channels and/or transmit at more than 0.5 watts, you need an amateur radio operator's license. The radio you linked to operates (or can) at more than half a watt, so you technically need a license to transmit (the transmission wattage might be a...
by Touchette
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Forum dead?
Replies: 6
Views: 1092

Re: Forum dead?

With the rise of social media, and the move to the use of mobile devices as many people's primary access to the internet, forums such as this are becoming less appealing. It is not a phenomenon afflicting only this forum, I see it on most of the airsoft forums out there whether small or large.
by Touchette
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Airsoftcon 2016?
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: Airsoftcon 2016?

This is the MAA's Facebook page, and many of the teams, groups, and fields have their own as well.
by Touchette
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 857

Re: Radios

You need the HAM license if you're transmitting at more than 0.5 watts (regardless of channel) or transmitting on a channel other than the 14 open FRS channels. That said, I've never seen or heard of an airsofter getting in trouble for using their radios, outside of those parameters or otherwise, du...
by Touchette
Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poop.
Replies: 2
Views: 808

Re: Poop.

*You're
by Touchette
Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Gear loadouts: Pics, Details, and Discussion
Replies: 796
Views: 160468

Re: Gear loadouts: Pics, Details, and Discussion

Lol, yes, thank you. What IFAK is that? Is it the Mayflower LVBOK?
by Touchette
Fri Apr 03, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Gear loadouts: Pics, Details, and Discussion
Replies: 796
Views: 160468

Re: Gear loadouts: Pics, Details, and Discussion

Those are too small to see much with the sun in the background.
by Touchette
Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: most realistic gbb pistol ever?
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: most realistic gbb pistol ever?

gottabea1911 wrote:...snip...
This isn't as rare as you seem to think, people spend this much or more on airsoft guns all the time, and it's generally not nearly as close to the real thing as most companies advertise.
by Touchette
Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)
Replies: 116
Views: 33106

Re: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)

gottabea1911 wrote:How come they can sell them saying on the box that they are suppressed?
Marketing gimmicks.
by Touchette
Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)
Replies: 116
Views: 33106

Re: Minnesota Airsoft Laws for Minors (Under 18)

Is it legal to use a mock-suppressor in Minnesota and Wisconsin? This applies to MN only: Airsoft suppressors could be deemed illegal depending on how the law is interpreted (if taken literally a 20oz bottle could be deemed illegal), but I haven't heard of anyone in MN getting prosecuted for using ...
by Touchette
Mon Mar 02, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Revision Desert Locus Fan
Replies: 12
Views: 1533

Re: Revision Desert Locus Fan

QC - Is it the insert lens or the goggle lens that fogs? I know I have issues everyone once and a while with my insert lens fogging a little, though that usually only when I'm using my non-fan goggles.
by Touchette
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Plate carriers
Replies: 7
Views: 1280

Re: Plate carriers

I highly recommend either Ranger Green or Coyote Brown for a gear color. those two tend to work with a wide range of camo patterns, of which you'll need if you start getting into more serious mil-sim gaming as most events require specific patterns. ^Agreed. In addition, there are so many options ou...
by Touchette
Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Sidearm or another AEG
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: Sidearm or another AEG

Unless you really have a specific need for another gun, just save the money for one of the large games you have to travel to, or just save it period.
by Touchette
Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Tippmann M4
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Tippmann M4

gadget wrote:Also hopefully the Lion Claws event will be in Duluth again next year
Considering this past year's attendance, I wouldn't count on the LC game going back to the sanitarium.
by Touchette
Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Tippmann M4
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Tippmann M4

Archer wrote:not for CO2 tanks, because P*'s don't use CO2. You'll have to ask some P-Ballers about CO2 stuff...
Fair point, I saw CO2 and thought HPA.
by Touchette
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Tippmann M4
Replies: 19
Views: 2092

Re: Tippmann M4

Go to the PolarStar Forum, the info you're looking for will be there.
by Touchette
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Looking for Red Dot advice/recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 1159

Re: Looking for Red Dot advice/recommendations

Find whichever real sight you like the look of, and then buy the replica. As Guges said, there's different quality levels and price points, so once you've chosen the style that you want we can help suggest brands based on the quality level you're looking for and budget you're working with. I persona...
by Touchette
Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: best base m4 for cqb
Replies: 15
Views: 1683

Re: best base m4 for cqb

Guges Mk3 wrote:Just go JG Polymer...100 new.
I'd listen to Guges.
by Touchette
Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: New to the Boards and fairly New to the Game
Replies: 8
Views: 1120

Re: New to the Boards and fairly New to the Game

FYI, there's nothing wrong with Condor. I put it on the same level as Flyye anyway. Get whatever gear works for you, this is airsoft, not real steel, and you won't need the added QC of the higher end (& more expensive) gear.
by Touchette
Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 11
Views: 1375

Re: Halloween

I'm not sure what city you live in, but your city very well may have an ordinance in place regarding airsoft/replica guns. For example, both the city of Minneapolis & St. Paul have specific regulations regarding the transport of airsoft guns (specifically that they must be transported in the same fa...
by Touchette
Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Bulk purchase of .30's
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Re: Bulk purchase of .30's

Some online retailers will let you. Otherwise, talk to Guges, OpFor, or one of the other local airsoft stores and see what kind of deal they'll give you. Right now Guges is looking at doing a bulk order of bb's you might be able to get in on, check out his post on the MAA's FB page here.
by Touchette
Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: King arms thompson help
Replies: 17
Views: 1820

Re: King arms thompson help

Welcome to the forums.

I would suggest starting by getting better BB's, your best bet is to get to one of the airsoft retailers in MN or buy online. I'm partial to KSC Perfect .25g bb's, but everyone has their favorites and there is already a bunch of info on BB's available out there.

Good luck.
by Touchette
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Under Armour Boots
Replies: 7
Views: 1113

Re: Under Armour Boots

Your best bet is going to be to try on lots of different kinds/brands of boots and make a choice for yourself.
by Touchette
Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: OG Vest and Hydration Setup
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: OD Vest and Hydration Setup

They make hydration packs, hydration carrier, and packs specifically designed to be attached to the back of a vest using the molle system. I would suggest looking at hydration carriers specifically.
by Touchette
Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Sidearm for CQB Options
Replies: 5
Views: 1127

Re: Sidearm for CQB Options

Guges advice is solid.

I'd recommend staying choosing something from the TM or KSC/KWA product lines.
by Touchette
Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Smith Optics LOPRO Regulator Goggle Review
Replies: 7
Views: 1434

Re: Smith Optics LOPRO Regulator Goggle Review

Have you had any ideas on how to keep your eyes safe if you remove the foam? Maybe you could take the type of wire mesh they use on mesh goggles and just cut it to fit then zip-tied it on. There would be zero integrity loss, in regards to bb entry into the goggles, with the removal of the foam, so ...
by Touchette
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Carrying a airsoft in your car
Replies: 4
Views: 1018

Re: Carrying a airsoft in your car

Legal or not, what you're proposing is a bad idea and it will provide you no real protection if a person truly means you harm. That said, the laws on the transportation of airsoft guns are unified between cities or at the state level. To be safe, you should treat and transport an airsoft gun just as...
by Touchette
Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Ares Honey Badger
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Re: Ares Honey Badger

I just want the stock.
by Touchette
Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Post Pics of your Gun - Part II
Replies: 1511
Views: 135350

Re: Post Pics of your Gun - Part II

Biscuit-Boy wrote:...snip...
WE GBBR?
by Touchette
Mon Jul 07, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Helo kit and M Frames.
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: Helo kit and M Frames.

In regards to MAA events...If they have a strap that goes all the way around the head, are full seal, and have the correct ANSI rating, then they will probably work. I would suggest confirming with an admin at registration for MAA events to be 100% in the clear. Other events, locations, or organizat...
by Touchette
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: What scope should I go with?
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: What scope should I go with?

The only red-dots that have expensive batteries are ones that use the 123 batteries, otherwise the batteries are cheap. I would suggest keeping red-dots within your scope of product possibilities (see what I did there?). If you're dead set on staying away from the red-dots, though, I would suggest s...
by Touchette
Wed May 28, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Have not seen this posted yet... Buuuuut.
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

Re: Have not seen this posted yet... Buuuuut.

Maybe I misread the post on SSD, but I thought they actually had an official statement go out. I'll have to find it and re-read the post.

Edit: Looked up the SSD article, you're right Bike, it's still just chatter for the time being, though SSD seems pretty confident it's correct.
by Touchette
Tue May 27, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Have not seen this posted yet... Buuuuut.
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

Re: Have not seen this posted yet... Buuuuut.

Tank, AFAIK this is the first time they've officially announced the pattern though. Usually they've just said that they picked one out and never announced it.
by Touchette
Fri May 02, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: Doing some up-grades.. Input?
Replies: 16
Views: 1476

Re: Doing some up-grades.. Input?

The best way to make your gun better is to make the operator better. That means you need to get out and play, play, and play some more; taking shooting/tactical training classes may provide some benefit as well, though not all RS tactics will apply directly to airsoft. The best way to learn is to pl...
by Touchette
Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need a "Shotgun Operator" for short video
Replies: 9
Views: 1397

Re: Need a "Shotgun Operator" for short video

Tank wrote:...
This man comes with an operator beard and has one heck of a steely eyed look. Just sayin.
by Touchette
Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: Magnifier mount issues?
Replies: 2
Views: 1257

Re: Magnifier mount issues?

The first mount is a repro of the Eotech magnifier FTS mount, the second a repro of the Larue FTS (though I can't tell which one). The Larue's came in two heights and AFAIK the Eotech's only came in the one, but without knowing which T1 mount you're using it will be tough to tell you which mount you...

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