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#1 Maverick475



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Posted 30 May 2004 - 09:15 PM

I played with nerf guns as a little kid a lot, but after a certain age and put them all in the basement and forgot about them. Recently a friend and myself found them, got back into nerf. So afterwards, I decided to go out, get a NiteFinder, and modify it. I read here that CPVC fit inside the gun better than PVC so I got some and epoxied it onto the barrel. In my haste though, I put on CPVC that don't fit my darts (stock and stefan micros) . So I sat down, and after so thought, came up with a solution. I put on a 1/2 inch CPVC coupler on and then hammered on a 1/2 inch PVC coupler around the CPVC coupler, from there I put three inches of 1/2 inch PVC with a crayola barrel inside. With the other modifications I put on it, my NiteFinder gets around 70 feet level. Any advise or critiques on my barrel? Any tips on futher improvement would be helpful.

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#2 AirApache



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Posted 30 May 2004 - 09:21 PM

Nice work. Nitefinders typically get around that range, (or less). Can you add a picture? Also, add what old guns you found in the thread titled "Arsenal." After you add the pic, then maybe we can give more advice or critiques.


P.S. Nicely written first post. :P
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Posted 31 May 2004 - 09:49 PM

Check out the spring plunger mod just posted, I should have been the last to post on it......for now.....Mine,.... after breaking the tape meassure :lol: ......, got 83 feet.
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Posted 31 May 2004 - 09:57 PM

Try "drilling" holes into your micro darts with a wendies straw, that makes them fit cpvc better as they can get "squished" a bit more.
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