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#360028 2017 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 20 May 2017 - 02:10 PM in Nerf Wars

May:

27th[MA] Rhode Island Summer Nerf league May War




#358589 2017 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 16 March 2017 - 07:03 PM in Nerf Wars

April:

2nd[MA] 4v4 Tournament




#361578 2017 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 13 September 2017 - 06:29 AM in Nerf Wars

September:

23th[RI] Rhode Island September Nerf War




#361117 2017 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 29 July 2017 - 10:28 AM in Nerf Wars

August:

19th[RI] Rhode Island August Nerf War




#353870 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 31 May 2016 - 06:07 AM in Nerf Wars

June:

18th [RI] Rhode Island Summer Nerf league 2016




#355920 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 21 September 2016 - 05:57 PM in Nerf Wars

September: [url=http://nerfhaven.com/forums/topic/27201-massachusetts-nerf-war-trial-run/] 24th [MA] Massachusetts Nerf War- Trial Run[/url]



#355313 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 01 August 2016 - 04:28 PM in Nerf Wars

August

 
[url=http://nerfhaven.com/forums/topic/27136-rhode-island-august-war/] 13th [RI] Rhode Island Nerf War[/url]



#354645 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 28 June 2016 - 05:27 PM in Nerf Wars

July:

 23th [RI] Rhode Island Summer Nerf league 2016




#352117 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 10 March 2016 - 06:15 PM in Nerf Wars

April:

 16th [RI] Rhode Island Summer Nerf league 2016




#353155 2016 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 30 April 2016 - 07:52 AM in Nerf Wars

May:

 

 28th [RI] Rhode Island Summer Nerf league 2016




#360918 2017 Nerf War Schedule

Posted by Caruso on 06 July 2017 - 07:14 AM in Nerf Wars

June:

15th[MA] Rhode Island May Nerf War




#351254 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 30 January 2016 - 08:37 AM in Nerf Wars

I am 13 years old, and I am very into nerf and modding. I personally prefer my modded Orange Mod Works stage 1 longshot as a primary, and secondaries vary. I love to mod but don't make homemades. I'd possibly be interested in meeting up for a SAMBO style war. I am also within a half hour of Boston; please contact me at pookman40@gmail.com if you're hosting anything. I've never really been to an actual war; just sitting at home shooting a wall all day. I'd be glad to finally get out there.

 

Just keep an eye on the war section, if a war is going to happen in Massachusetts it will be posted there. There is a super stock/sambo war in Rhode Island that will be starting back up in the spring for it's second year. I will make sure it will be posted on NH. 

 

It would be great there were other super stock wars in the area as long as they are not on the same day. So just keep it in mind.




#355529 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 14 August 2016 - 02:40 PM in Nerf Wars

The best to reach the organizer of RI summer nerf league to message him on meetup or facebook group. A search will find the group.

The first step I would suggest is to go to an other war first to see how it is run. 




#349382 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 31 October 2015 - 07:16 PM in Nerf Wars

I am on the south shore.

There is a Rhode Island nerfing group that have wars, but it is most likely be done for the year.



#352807 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 14 April 2016 - 04:23 PM in Nerf Wars

http://www.meetup.co...ue/?scroll=true

 

Registering is better so we know you are coming and incase of any last changes or updates.




#352565 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 02 April 2016 - 08:31 AM in Nerf Wars

Just to remind everyone the Rhode Island nerf war for April 16 is two weeks away. And we are up to 14 people attending.




#352675 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 09 April 2016 - 10:23 AM in Nerf Wars

Any interest in organizing a Mass Nerf War? 

With this thread, it seems there is interest. Someone need to step up, find a location and run a war.




#355919 Nerfers In Massachusetts?

Posted by Caruso on 21 September 2016 - 05:46 PM in Nerf Wars

Nerf war this Saturday September 24 in Abington MA. 

http://nerfhaven.com...-war-trial-run/




#354788 [NY] NYC CPNO (July 9)

Posted by Caruso on 04 July 2016 - 01:29 PM in Nerf Wars

What time will the war end around? And is it stock darts only?




#354879 [NY] NYC CPNO (July 9)

Posted by Caruso on 08 July 2016 - 08:00 PM in Nerf Wars

I will be there. Will we be near any trees/cover to keep my bag dry when it rains?




#354804 [NY] NYC CPNO (July 9)

Posted by Caruso on 05 July 2016 - 08:01 AM in Nerf Wars

I would be bring Voberry darts. I am asking because I like to have an idea what I will be getting hit with and it wasn't stated. I found that my glasses are fine for eye pro with stock darts. Now I just need to check on travel.




#358357 Ammo Counters Problem

Posted by Caruso on 03 March 2017 - 05:33 PM in Modifications

How insulated are your motor wires? Proper silicone or teflon insulated 18 or 16awg?

Also, is there any electrical wiring in common between the board and your motors?

I believe the motor wires are 18 gauge I bought it from radio shack a long time ago.

 

There is no common wiring, each is on it's own system.




#358586 Ammo Counters Problem

Posted by Caruso on 16 March 2017 - 06:21 PM in Modifications

I am getting a new counter with an EMI decoupler in tomorrow. I will post how it goes and if it doesn't work, I will get pictures.




#358393 Ammo Counters Problem

Posted by Caruso on 05 March 2017 - 01:02 PM in Modifications

Then I'm puzzled how activating your motors is burning out your board. I doubt there's enough inductive current able to be transmitted from the motors to the board's circuits to do it. Not with proper insulation on the 18awg.

Does the board fry when there's a dart passing through the IR beam or when the motors spin up regardless of if there's a dart breaking the beam or not?

The burning out the board was probably my fault, But that haven't be main issue. The main issue is that when I rev the motors it resets the counter. I am in the process of changing out the wiring to 18 gauge with insulation of 0.82 instant of 0.42. 

 

The insulation shouldn't make any difference in this case.  The only real reason that silicone insulation is preferred is the flexibility provided.  I doubt that there is enough voltage being generated by the field to break through the insulation and the air gap.  However, I would not be surprised if the EMI from the current driving the motors were high enough to induce enough current to zap the data lines.

 Is there any way to protect from that?




#358352 Ammo Counters Problem

Posted by Caruso on 03 March 2017 - 03:10 PM in Modifications

Is your board isolated from the motors electrically? That is, your ammo counting board has no electrical connections to the motor circuits?

Also, what blaster is this? Rapidstrike, hyperfire, or a stryfe variant (stryfe, raven, demolisher, or other mechanical pusher blaster)?

How are you counting shots, btw?

The wires for both the motor and counter run next to each other down the my strayven. And the shots are counter by IR sensors attach to the brass  barrel of the flywheel cage.




#358346 Ammo Counters Problem

Posted by Caruso on 03 March 2017 - 01:40 PM in Modifications

I have been having an issue with installing an internal ammo counter that I have tried with counters form two different makers. The issue is that when the flywheel motors rev up, the counter resets. I actually have burnt out two arduinos. The blaster has a Dr Snikkas metal flywheel cage, MTB 130 rhinos, and is power by 3 IMRs for 11.1 volts. And the counter is power by 4 standard AA and have pretty thin wires,

 

If anyone know how to fix it or even just an idea, it will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.




#351434 Would anyone be interested in an ammo counter kit?

Posted by Caruso on 10 February 2016 - 07:46 AM in Modifications

I am looking into making one but I would buy one to save me the time and headaches. I would gladly buy from Kingbob, seeing and reading about his counters on here.

 

I would want two changes that I will pay extra for:

-counts up instead of counting down 

-smaller 7 segment screen that can fit in the back of the top rail of a rayven.




#351478 Would anyone be interested in an ammo counter kit?

Posted by Caruso on 12 February 2016 - 08:17 AM in Modifications

Nice. How much were you thinking on selling a kit for?




#351454 Would anyone be interested in an ammo counter kit?

Posted by Caruso on 11 February 2016 - 07:53 AM in Modifications

Of course then its a matter of stopping it counting at the right value. Otherwise if you keep pulling the trigger it'd keep counting.

 

The 7 segment displays i used are about 18mm high from memory, they're the smallest i could find.

 

That's on the user to know what size clip they put in and how full it is. It just need to reset to 0 when the clip is change.

 

What the length of that display? That might work, I need to take a took on rayven where I want it.




#351476 Would anyone be interested in an ammo counter kit?

Posted by Caruso on 12 February 2016 - 08:00 AM in Modifications

Measured them, they're 9.5x13mm.

Heres 2 on the back of my Rayven.

7seg.jpg

That's look great. That right where I want it to be.

 

That's sweet looking, wouldn't be hard to include a reset switch near the mag release button especially in some battery guns

I was thinking of having it inside the mag well so putting a clip in would hit the switch and reset it.




#351316 How far are you willing to go?

Posted by Caruso on 03 February 2016 - 07:32 AM in Off Topic

For me driving alone, any super stock war within 2 hours (each way) of me I will go to. And possibly up 3 hours and up under the right situation. I would be willing to spend extra money for a hotel for multi days/events or better yet a scenario war.




#352676 Rhode Island April Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 09 April 2016 - 10:27 AM in Nerf Wars

Remember the war is next Saturday.




#352221 Rhode Island April Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 15 March 2016 - 05:01 PM in Nerf Wars

What is the perspective on the Rivals product?  And modded Rivals product?

 

Rivals either stock or modded are welcome, just keep the ammo unmodded. As Excellentastic said there have been no mod restrictions as of yet.




#351888 Rhode Island April Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 29 February 2016 - 09:23 AM in Nerf Wars

Rhode Island Summer Nerf league will be starting back up in April.

 

To RSVP and for more info go to the Meetup group http://www.meetup.co...ents/228785835/

 

When

- Saturday April 16, 2016

- Starts at 12pm and end around 5pm

 

Where

- 220 Lincoln Ave, Barrington , RI

- Meeting up at the parking lot behind Barrington high school. From the lot it is a short walk to the site.

 

Ages

- This is an all ages game so bring the appropriate attitude. If no younger players show up, let loose, but if they do; show the appropriate level of respect

 

Blasters

- Stock blasters are welcome

- Modded blasters are permitted and encouraged
- No homemades

- Melee weapons are permitted as long as they are deem safe by the organizer

Darts

- stock or knockoff darts only 
- No modified darts.

 

Rules
- Don't be a jerk.
- Respect other players and their equipment.
- Eye protection is REQUIRED.
- Bring water. Do not rely on someone else to bring it for you.
- Bring food for lunch or be prepared to order some from local delivery.
- YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT. There will be no loner blasters. No more exceptions. A had a $40 blaster get broken last year and it will not happen again.
- You are responsible for your own darts and magazines. I recommend marking the tips of your darts with your initials as well as marking your blasters and accessories. 

 

Game types
- Team Slayer

- Capture the Flag

- King of the Hill

- other assorted types

 




#353785 Rhode Island May Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 27 May 2016 - 05:54 AM in Nerf Wars

Due to a forecast of rain tomorrow this war is postponed to Saturday May 28th. Sorry! Hopefully the weather will cooperate next week.

The war is tomorrow. Hope to see new faces and more modded blasters.




#351739 Where to get a voltmeter?

Posted by Caruso on 24 February 2016 - 07:14 AM in Modifications

Can anyone tell me where I can get a voltmeter that can handle 15 volts for my blaster?




#353154 Rhode Island May Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 30 April 2016 - 07:20 AM in Nerf Wars

 Rhode Island Summer Nerf league

 

The turn out for the first war of the season was great. With reviling that the organizer bought not just 1 but 3 time cubes for King of the Hill and someone else making two big flags(one red and one blue) for flag games.

 

To RSVP and for more info go to the Meetup group http://www.meetup.co...ents/231338823/

 

When

- Saturday May 28, 2016

- Starts at 12pm and end around 5pm

 

Where

- 297 New Meadow Road, Barrington, RI. Meeting in the small parking lot on the side of the school and playing on just behind the building.

- We play at 3 locations last years with each their own pros and cons but all in a general area.

 

Ages

- This is an all ages game so bring the appropriate attitude. If no younger players show up, let loose, but if they do; show the appropriate level of respect

 

Blasters

- Stock blasters are welcome

- Modded blasters are permitted and encouraged
- No homemades

- Melee weapons are permitted as long as they are deem safe by the organizer

Darts

- stock or knockoff darts only 
- full length, straw mod is ok but no other dart mods

 

Rules
- Don't be a jerk.
- Respect other players and their equipment.
- Eye protection is REQUIRED.
- Bring water. Do not rely on someone else to bring it for you.
- Bring food for lunch or be prepared to order some from local delivery.
- YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT. There will be no loner blasters. No more exceptions. A had a $40 blaster get broken last year and it will not happen again.
- You are responsible for your own darts and magazines. I recommend marking the tips of your darts with your initials as well as marking your blasters and accessories. 

 

Game types
- Team Slayer

- Capture the Flag (with a pair big flags)

- King of the Hill (with 3 time cubes)

- other assorted types

 

If there is any questions feel free to post them or, message me or the organizer on meetup.




#353498 Rhode Island May Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 16 May 2016 - 06:48 AM in Nerf Wars

War is this Saturday and the location has been updated.




#353869 Rhode Island June Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 31 May 2016 - 06:04 AM in Nerf Wars

Rhode Island Summer Nerf league June War

 

 

 

To RSVP and for more info go to the Meetup group http://www.meetup.co...ents/231338923/

 

When

- Saturday June 18, 2016

- Starts at 12pm and end around 5pm

 

Where

- The Parking lot beside Hampden Meadows School

297 New Meadow Road, Barrington, RI

 

Ages

- This is an all ages game so bring the appropriate attitude. If no younger players show up, let loose, but if they do; show the appropriate level of respect

 

Blasters

- Stock blasters are welcome

- Modded blasters are permitted and encouraged
- No homemades

- Melee weapons are permitted as long as they are deem safe by the organizer

Darts

- stock or knockoff darts only 
- full length, straw mod is ok but no other dart mods

 

Rules
- Don't be a jerk.
- Respect other players and their equipment.
- Eye protection is REQUIRED.
- Bring water. Do not rely on someone else to bring it for you.
- Bring food for lunch or be prepared to order some from local delivery.
- YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN EQUIPMENT. There will be no loner blasters. No more exceptions. A had a $40 blaster get broken last year and it will not happen again.
- You are responsible for your own darts and magazines. I recommend marking the tips of your darts with your initials as well as marking your blasters and accessories. 

 

Game types
- Team Slayer

- Capture the Flag (with a pair big flags)

- King of the Hill (with 3 time cubes)

- Free for all games (make allies at your own risk)

- Pistol Rounds

- One in the chamber

- Payload

- Twilight (Multi team game like zombies where there are a lot of team switching)

- other assorted types

 

If there is any questions feel free to post them or, message me or the organizer on meetup.




#360917 Rhode Island July Nerf War

Posted by Caruso on 06 July 2017 - 07:11 AM in Nerf Wars

Rhode Island Summer Nerf league August War

 

To RSVP and for more info go to the Meetup group https://www.meetup.c...ents/240665040/

 

- Saturday July15, 2017

- Starts at 12pm and end around 5pm

 

Where

- 297 New Meadow Road, Barrington, RI. Park in the side lot, we play behind the building.

 

Ages

- This is an all ages game so bring the appropriate attitude. If no younger players show up, let loose, but if they do; show the appropriate level of respect

 

Blasters

- Stock blasters are welcome

- Modded blasters are permitted and encouraged
- No homemades

- Melee weapons are permitted as long as they are deem safe by the organizer

 

Darts

- stock or knockoff darts only
- full length, straw mod is ok but no other dart mods

 

Rules

1. Don't be a jerk (This is the most important rule)
2. Don't be a jerk (Seriously, poor sportsmanship will get you asked to leave)
As a side note, I have never asked anyone to leave, we have a very good group of players.
3. Provide your own equipment, there may be loaner blasters available for first timers or guests, but in general, you are responsible for providing your own equipment. This includes blasters, darts, magazines, and other various equipment. I recommend marking your darts with your initials as well as marking your blasters and accessories.
4. Bring water.
5. BRING WATER, I don't care if it's 40 degrees out, you will be running around, you will be exercising, you will get tired and you will need to stay hydrated.
6. Bring something for lunch or some snacks if you want to eat in between rounds.
7. Melee weapons may be approved for use based on game type, number of players, and the nature of the melee weapon itself. Don't count on getting to use melee if you bring it, I will let you know once I see it and have games planned out.
8. Home made blasters/darts and modified darts are not allowed. We play Superstock games. Modified blasters are fine as long as they are within roughly 130 FPS. This rule is strictly enforced. No home mades. We have a lot of younger players with access to nothing but stock load outs and they want to have fun too.
9. FOR PARENTS: We are not responsible for your children. We are not a summer camp or official organization, just a group of Nerf enthusiasts who invite anyone else to enjoy our hobby with us. This is a 5 hour event, please plan to be here if you need to be, and plan transport for children you are comfortable leaving with the group.
10. The games we play and the group is appropriate for kids ages 10+. That being said, we have adult players, teenagers, and kids between 10 and 13 that come on a regular basis. Understand that we have a very diverse age group. Older kids and adults are asked to keep their language appropriate for the youngest player, and all players are to be respected regardless of age.

11. EYE PROTECTION IS REQUIRED. If you don't have eye protection, you cannot play. No exceptions. This is part of bringing your own equipment, we do not have loaner eye protection. Nerf makes facemasks that can be purchased for $15 at the nearby target or walmart.

 

Game types
-Flux

-Team Slayer

- Capture the Flag (with a pair big flags)

- King of the Hill (with 3 time cubes)

- Free for all games (make allies at your own risk)

- Pistol Rounds

- One in the chamber

- Payload

- Twilight (Multi team game like zombies where there are a lot of team switching)

- other assorted types

 

If there is any questions feel free to post them or, message me or the organizer on meetup