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by bikemancs
Sat May 13, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: forum update
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: forum update

Ditto on a computer. Also, all the buttons for text differences and stuff are boxed out.
by bikemancs
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Sales - Airsoft Items ONLY
Topic: FS: 85 Round 5.56 dummy Bullet Belt
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: FS: 85 Round 5.56 Bullet Belt

you can use ANY of the hosting sites out there to post a picture. Imgur, photobucket, etc... linking directly to your personal drive will never work.
by bikemancs
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Sales - Airsoft Items ONLY
Topic: Sniper Rifle With Upgrades and attachments
Replies: 6
Views: 492

Re: Sniper Rifle With Upgrades and attachments

Read the Forum rules and add your location to your profile.
by bikemancs
Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Moving Back to Minnesota
Replies: 5
Views: 434

Re: Moving Back to Minnesota

MS40, if that's what you are referring to, went under.

A lot have migrated to Facebook, so, check there.
by bikemancs
Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Traveling with Guns and Equiptment
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: Traveling with Guns and Equiptment

The general rule for transporting in your car or plane (or bus or train...) is to treat them as live firearms, but know they aren't. Follow TSA / state laws for transport of a firearm. With the TSA, a note explaining they are Airsoft may be beneficial as they'll look weird as heck going through the ...
by bikemancs
Sun Dec 20, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Newbie Question: Any indoor Airsoft shooting range/lanes?
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: Newbie Question: Any indoor Airsoft shooting range/lanes

Welcome.

Thank you for being smart about this hobby.

I'm not in the area anymore, but I don't recall any "ranges" for airsoft. that being said, some of the fields may have a range/lane setup.
by bikemancs
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Surefire XC1 vs ACM clone side-by-side comparison.
Replies: 4
Views: 2744

Re: Surefire XC1 vs ACM clone side-by-side comparison.

What model M&P is that, a Shield?
by bikemancs
Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: what type of AEG would be a good beginner start up
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: what type of AEG would be a good beginner start up

Check the Sales forum, there's always some packages up for sale, usually cheap.
by bikemancs
Wed Nov 04, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: Radios

Razinger wrote:http://www.amazon.com/BaoFeng-UV-5R-Dua ... B007H4VT7A


Razinger | The one, The only..
No reason for something like that. A regular FRS Motorola radio is just fine. you don't need anything more than that.

What you have linked is a HAM radio and does require a license to operate.
by bikemancs
Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: airsoft police confiscation
Replies: 9
Views: 954

Re: airsoft police confiscation

I doubt you will be charged, if you are in MN. However, if you are in Illinois, I would be cautious, specifically if you are in the Chicago region. When you talk to the Police Department, I would recommend you be straight forward and make sure you state what you did, why you should not have done it,...
by bikemancs
Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Radio question
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Re: Radio question

More than likely it was Downtown. I think he still has the capability to do it.
by bikemancs
Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: Hello there!
Replies: 3
Views: 1187

Re: Hello there!

Topic moved to "Newbie info"
by bikemancs
Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Opinions on starting a cqb airsoft park in northern minnesot
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: Opinions on starting a cqb airsoft park in northern minn

Welcome,

research the existing fields on here, specifically the warehouse. In the end, IIRC, it just wasn't financially feasible.
by bikemancs
Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: USMC Loadout help
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Re: USMC Loadout help

Woodland = BDUs.

Unless you are referring to the woodland MARPAT? everything would be the same minus helmet cover and the uniforms.
by bikemancs
Sun Aug 03, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: How Many AEGs is Enough?
Replies: 6
Views: 1043

Re: How Many AEGs is Enough?

I fit 2 AKs and a SCAR into a standard "double rifle" case. Since weight isn't as much an issue compared to live firearms, you can pack more. I really played with just an M4 and a pistol when I was very active. I bought and used two AKs for when I went to Irene, but that was the only use they've eve...
by bikemancs
Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Under Armour Boots
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Re: Under Armour Boots

I guess I should elaborate. The pair I had was one of the 1st Gens, unknown if they have changed since then. They were comfy, almost like a tennis shoe, but they were... "crowded"? There was a lot of padding, too much for me, but maybe perfect for someone else. They were also warm the little time th...
by bikemancs
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Under Armour Boots
Replies: 7
Views: 1036

Re: Under Armour Boots

I tried a pair of the underarmors, was not a fan.

I prefer the Oakley boots. I have worn them for years and will continue to wear them. Only issue is the squeak on floors every once in a while.
by bikemancs
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Carrying a airsoft in your car
Replies: 4
Views: 940

Re: Carrying a airsoft in your car

Why are you asking on a Minnesota board? your IP is out of Indiana. What you are proposing would be more dangerous than either carrying, or not carrying, a live firearm. If you are this concerned about your safety, get a concealed permit when you turn 21 and carry. Otherwise I would recommend other,...
by bikemancs
Tue May 27, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Have not seen this posted yet... Buuuuut.
Replies: 4
Views: 1091

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

The Army Times is a private publication, they are not the Army speaking. There are still many assumptions going around, I will wait until the official message comes out. I do hope that they allow previous generations of Multi-Cam gear and or OEF uniforms to be used. Save a few bucks that way.
by bikemancs
Sat May 10, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: JPC for PJ kit
Replies: 9
Views: 1282

Re: JPC for PJ kit

you could look at posting a WTB on national boards, Wisconsin or even other places. you never know who might have one sitting around.
by bikemancs
Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: Orange tip.
Replies: 10
Views: 1010

Re: Orange tip.

slusk, you need to host your picture somewhere, not copy it from your hard drive
by bikemancs
Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Help Forum
Topic: FROM BUSTED TO BANGIN': Advice required - XM203S
Replies: 3
Views: 1369

Re: FROM BUSTED TO BANGIN': Advice required - XM203S

Drop box really isn't the best for image hosting. I would recommend Photobucket or similar for actually posting your images. I have removed the image tags to turn your bad [ img] links into good hyperlinks.
by bikemancs
Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:08 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: decent battle belt?
Replies: 10
Views: 1411

Re: decent battle belt?

HSGI fits me perfectly fine. You just have to order the right size. I really like the design and fitting of the HSGI but i just don't know if im willing to spend that much for a battle belt check their website and keep an eye on their facebook. they sell "less than perfect" every once in a while.
by bikemancs
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: decent battle belt?
Replies: 10
Views: 1411

Re: decent battle belt?

HSGI fits me perfectly fine. You just have to order the right size.
by bikemancs
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:42 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Revision Desert Locus Fan
Replies: 12
Views: 1383

Re: Revision Desert Locus Fan

I highly doubt you are larger than mine, and I never had any issues. Most ESS are also designed to go around helmets too.
by bikemancs
Fri Jan 31, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Revision Desert Locus Fan
Replies: 12
Views: 1383

Re: Revision Desert Locus Fan

depends on how bad you're fogging if the fan itself will work.

I never really noticed the ESS fan. I ran them for a while before I stopped playing regularly.
by bikemancs
Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Op lightning strike load out?
Replies: 17
Views: 1880

Re: Op lightning strike load out?

Regarding flashlights, I actually recommend carrying at least three: 1) A small "find your way in the dark" light. I have a Pelican VB3 on my vest, it was great for navigating stairwells and corridors while keeping a low profile and not wrecking my low-light vision. Quiklite makes a similar product...
by bikemancs
Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:52 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: Looking into Airsoft, want to make sure Im on the right path
Replies: 13
Views: 947

Re: Looking into Airsoft, want to make sure Im on the right

Sean, give or take you are my size. I would recommend sampling plate carriers before you purchase one. Some of them can end up very small, even though they may be listed as a Large. Depending on your chest size you should be looking for something in the L to XL range (I have a 46" chest, wear an XL ...
by bikemancs
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!
Replies: 7
Views: 1828

Re: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!

Ok, but you're not going to find a forum dedicated to Grenada. My mistake on the ARVN ruck. I used an ALICE ruck for over 4 years between being an infantryman and before we got fielded the MOLLE rucksacks in S. Korea. I did not have IBA or IOTV issued until I arrived in Korea, I was issued and used ...
by bikemancs
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: starting team in St. Cloud
Replies: 8
Views: 875

Re: starting team in St. Cloud

I don't think you realize how wrong you actually are... but, to avoid this thread going severly downhill, I'm going to lock it for now. If you want it opened to continue discussion, PM any admin or moderator. IF another admin or moderator feels this should be open, they can open it.
by bikemancs
Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!
Replies: 7
Views: 1828

Re: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!

Um, Considering I wore ALICE rucks with LBVs and LBEs, all of which had at least canteens if not buttpacks on, sorry, but you're wrong. I'm adding some links to images that may help you in visualizing how to setup your gear: http://shfg.org/shfg/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Rucksack-War-cover2.jpg htt...
by bikemancs
Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: New Multicam Color Schemes
Replies: 11
Views: 1395

Re: New Multicam Color Schemes

Army has cancelled/delayed the replacement program as of right now...
by bikemancs
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Different Pouches
Replies: 7
Views: 1018

Re: Different Pouches

I run a maxpedition rolypoly on my battle belt.

I am currently in a unit that we train for CBRN threats, so my left leg is now out as a platform area.
by bikemancs
Wed Nov 06, 2013 7:12 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: An Airsoft Dream...
Replies: 25
Views: 1496

Re: An Airsoft Dream...

b_rik wrote:or that old school in michigan :)
Thou shall not mention the game that shall not be named... :P
by bikemancs
Mon Nov 04, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: An Airsoft Dream...
Replies: 25
Views: 1496

Re: An Airsoft Dream...

If you want to play in an Old mall you missed your chance, they had a huge game in Wisconsin a few months ago. I played for years in an old hospital in Chicago. You just need to pay attention to the bigger games, understand that it's going to cost some money, but either the OP Lion Claw or similar g...
by bikemancs
Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: An Airsoft Dream...
Replies: 25
Views: 1496

Re: An Airsoft Dream...

This discussion happens again. We've already had one airsoft warehouse operate and, unfortunately, close down. search on this board and you will find a very similar discussion about this around 10 times for various large warehouses in the cities. Net,it's not financially feasible unless you can have...
by bikemancs
Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:53 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Plate carriers
Replies: 16
Views: 1764

Re: Plate carriers

Dan, you may want to check out some plate carriers at the next game as being skinny, some may not fit you the way you want. I'm a big dude, so I don't have issues finding stuff to fit me. I know some of the skinnier guys have had issues in the past.
by bikemancs
Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Plate carriers
Replies: 16
Views: 1764

Re: Plate carriers

I have a Diamondback Tactical plate carrier from when they actually did that kind of stuff. I love it. It's been a very good plate carrier to me. I guess they make them now: https://www.diamondbacktactical.com/products/carriers/plate-carriers/ It's the FAPC2,with cumberbund and ballistic armor (frag...
by bikemancs
Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:13 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: The many makers of multicam bdus
Replies: 8
Views: 1185

Re: The many makers of multicam bdus

b-rik, I've seen it referred to as both UCP and ACUPAT, I saw UCP in reference with the "UCP-D" testing, but I don't often see it referred to as UCP now. And while we're about 95% sure that we're going to OCP, the comment by the SMA was "something similar to OCP", and yes, I saw the contract for a f...
by bikemancs
Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: The many makers of multicam bdus
Replies: 8
Views: 1185

Re: The many makers of multicam bdus

Magkill, An FYI: "BDU" is a style of uniform, as is "ACU". The patterns are woodland, 3-Color Desert, ACUPAT (Army digitial), OCP (aka Multi-Cam). BDUs are the older cut of uniform with no velcro and 4 pockets on the front of the jacket, ACU has the velcro, zipper, shoulder pockets, etc... Only reas...
by bikemancs
Tue Oct 08, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!
Replies: 7
Views: 1828

Re: HELP WITH ALICE RUCK!

You put it on...? The LCE and LBV were designed to fit "under" the rucksack straps when it is worn. As long as you do not add something large to your back, there is no issue. If you have a buttpack you will need to adjust the ruck so the kidney pad sits above the web belt/top of the buttpack if you ...
by bikemancs
Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Safety & Training
Topic: Is there a pair of goggles that work with glasses?
Replies: 8
Views: 1243

Re: Is there a pair of goggles that work with glasses?

This has been asked a number of times. Short answer, ESS Land Ops or NVG goggles, probably want a fan on them too...

http://www.esseyepro.com/Profile-TurboF ... etail.html

http://www.esseyepro.com/Striker-Series ... egory.html
by bikemancs
Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: in need of gear suggestions
Replies: 14
Views: 1582

Re: in need of gear suggestions

Summit Lake Productions, when they were out of Chicago, required full face paintball masks for most of their indoor stuff, which was probably 75% of their games (pretty much everything minus Thunder) It never hurts to have a mask around. Even today theres guys who would prefer to have a full face ma...
by bikemancs
Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Gear Discussion
Topic: Tactical Universal Clip
Replies: 13
Views: 1205

Re: Tactical Universal Clip

I can't wait for the first time somebody takes a knee, digs their barrel into the earth, and gets a buttstock uppercut to the jaw when it pops free of the system. Seeing that would be worth the cost of admission right there. Also, I imagine it would be rather uncomfortable to use with anything heav...
by bikemancs
Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Every-day carry Automatic knife
Replies: 21
Views: 2539

Re: Every-day carry Automatic knife

The Gerber blade is a tad 'taller' than the benchmade ones. I have the full size benchmade and the smaller, mini, I think...
by bikemancs
Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:13 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Every-day carry Automatic knife
Replies: 21
Views: 2539

Re: Every-day carry Automatic knife

The smaller benchmades are perfect, at least for me. I have one of the Gerber 06 Autos right now as my knife in uniform. it's a tad big. I wouldn't (and don't) wear it in civis.
by bikemancs
Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:25 am
Forum: Guns Discussion
Topic: JG M4 set up help!
Replies: 15
Views: 988

Re: JG M4 set up help!

Then play first. Figure out your style of play. Some guys lay down tons of BBs, others are rare shooters. the former need bigger/more/longer lasting batteries, the latter might prefer something else. It's all about you.
by bikemancs
Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Newbie info - Archive - FAQ
Topic: NEW GUYS BETTER READ THIS - THIS IS NOT AIRSOFT ZONE!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 13256

Re: NEW GUYS BETTER READ THIS - THIS IS NOT AIRSOFT ZONE!!!

Make sure you add your location as well.
by bikemancs
Sun May 19, 2013 4:35 am
Forum: General Airsoft
Topic: A lesson on safety - Learn from my mistake
Replies: 25
Views: 2128

Re: A lesson on safety - Learn from my mistake

Please reply to me, but could I use like, a winter cap as a barrel blocker if I'm only using a 375fps gun? I'm big on gun safety, I really don't wanna be a jerk and end up shooting someone point blank on bare skin when they're not expecting it... So please respond :) Ok, I'm going to answer your qu...

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