Monday 13 October 2014

Precocking proof of concept

Near instant trigger response with 18:1 gears and a 7.4v lipo.
 I know I'm probably not the first to do this, but this is how I did it.

Sunday 5 October 2014

SHS M4 receiver review

Yeah, SHS makes M4 receivers. I didn't know until recently either.

This receiver is available from for £40. It comes packaged in a simple cardboard box with a sheet of dense foam on either side. Nothing fancy, but definitely enough to protect the thing.

Monday 29 September 2014

VSR wrench

For those of you who have access to 3D printers, here's a design for a VSR wrench. Needs two M3 screws. Could probably laser cut it too, I guess.   
Would recommend painting with ABS slurry (if printing in ABS) or the layers may de-laminate when used on tightly fitting cylinder heads.

Saturday 27 September 2014

G36KV stock cheek riser

This was my G36: 
Looks good, but it has actually been very uncomfortable to shoot ever since I put the scope on it because the stock cheek rest isn't high enough. Here's my solution:

Sunday 14 September 2014

HFC VSR stock performance review

There's just something more satisfying about shooting bolt actions compared to automatics. One of these is the HFC VSR. Is it a very good gun? Not really.

G36 for scale

Monday 18 August 2014

ZCI/SHS piston comparison

Here's why I don't recommend ZCI nylon pistons. ZCI nylon on the left, SHS blue on the right.
there's a little congealed lubricant stuck to the ZCI
It's not all bad news for ZCI though.

Saturday 2 August 2014

G36 large handguard

After being incredibly disappointed with my G36KV stock's claims of "massive amounts of battery space", I decided to make something that actually has massive amounts of battery space.

3d printed in ABS