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#1 Langley

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 11:42 AM

I'm waiting on some hosting issues to get resolved right now, but the wiki should be spam-free and functional in the near future. I thought maybe we could get a head start on putting together a list of common abbreviations and jargon we use around here that could be confusing for the new guys, that could later be added to the wiki. Below are just a few examples. Please post your own contributions to the list, even if you don't want to write definitions for them yourself. Feel free to improve my entries as well.

UMB - Ultimate Missile Blast - a toy produced by Buzz Bee that has internals similar, but not identical to, the Buzz Bee Big Blast.

AT - Alpha Trooper, although may stand for AirTech, especially if followed by a number.

PETG - Polyethylene Terephtalate Glycol - A common barrel material. Cheap and lightweight, it's also used to make 'blister pack' style packaging for electronics. Commonly a looser fit than CPVC, and also very easy to use on rotating turrets with lots of barrels where weight is an issue

NO - As in LANO, NJNO, MANO etc. it stands for Nerf Out. YANO stood for Yet Another Nerf Out, which shows that the convention of sticking NO on the end of something was already cliche in 2003 when NerfHaven was a new site.

Absolver - What people with extra chromosomes call it when you put a cluster of barrels on an over-powered airgun like a titan. Everyone else calls it a shotgun barrel.

Airgun - Nerf or off-brand blaster that consists of a pump for pressurizing air in a reservoir and a valve for releasing that air into a barrel.

Springer - Nerf or off-brand blaster that consists of a plunger that is forced down a tube (typically by a spring) which forces air out of the tube and into the barrel. The plunger is typically pulled back into position and held in place by a catch until the trigger is pulled, releasing the catch and plunger.

RBP - Rainbow Pump (or possibly Rainbow Pup if in the bullpup configuration) - a home made nerf blaster made by Ryan201821 that utilizes the Rainbow Catch

RSCB - a type of barrel assembly that stores darts in an airtight tube before firing. Unlike the standard wye-based hopper, it is not gravity fed and requires the barrel to be pointed down or flicked out to drop the next dart into position. One set of build instructions here. Don't ask why they call it an RSCB.

BRISC - a variation on the RSCB that uses a Wye among other things to improve airflow

Hopper - a type of barrel assembly that stores darts in an airtight tube before firing. Unlike the RSCB, it it uses a pvc wye to angle the tube downwards for a gravity feed. See Ryan's hopper guide for more info

Chopper - a combination BRISC and Hopper designed by Muttonchops. It provides a short section of angled pipe for a gravity feed, and then a horizontal section that must be tilted or shaken into the angled portion to feed. This may happen on its own just from normal use of the blaster. It's considered slightly less cumbersome and awkward than a hopper.

SNAP - a type of homemade blaster originally designed by Carbon but subsequently built upon by the rest of the community. SNAPs are typically built primarily with PVC pipe and fittings and other widely available parts. A clothespin style trigger is common in these blasters.

ROF - Rate of fire - how many shots a blaster can fire in a given period of time.

Speedloader - Two pvc or cpvc barrels taped together pointed in opposite directions, such that the rear end of the barrel protrudes enough to be inserted into a coupler. When in place, the second barrel may be reloaded, and then flipped into place after the dart is fired from the first barrel. Prior to the widespread use of hoppers and RSCBs, this was the primary way of loading single shot blasters.
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#2 lasagna678

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:01 PM

ATrooper - Alpha trooper
BCade - Barricade
SMG - Commonly referred to as a minimized Stampede, made famous by SGNerf
LShot - Longshot
LSFG - Longshot Front Gun / Longshot Front barrel attachment
LStrike - Longstrike
NHaven - Nerf Haven
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:11 PM

ATrooper - Alpha trooper
BCade - Barricade
SMG - Commonly referred to as a minimized Stampede, made famous by SGNerf
LShot - Longshot
LSFG - Longshot Front Gun / Longshot Front barrel attachment
LStrike - Longstrike
NHaven - Nerf Haven


Do people really shorten names like that? I can't find an example of any of those on the forums except for the LSFG.
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#4 Bchamp22795

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:20 PM

ATrooper - Alpha trooper
BCade - Barricade
SMG - Commonly referred to as a minimized Stampede, made famous by SGNerf
LShot - Longshot
LSFG - Longshot Front Gun / Longshot Front barrel attachment
LStrike - Longstrike
NHaven - Nerf Haven


I more commonly see:

LS - Longshot
LSK - Longstrike
NH - Nerfhaven

Don't forget:

BBB/3B - Big Bad Bow
BBBB/4B - Buzz Bee Big Blast
NF - Nite Finder
Flat - When ranges are reported with the barrel Parallel to the ground.
Springer Fit - Referring to darts. When a dart is snug in the barrel. This is optimal for springer blasters since it allows pressure to build up behind the dart.
Airgun Fit - Referring to darts. When a dart has a loose fit in the barrel. No wiggle room, but can be blown out easily with your mouth. This is optimal for airgun blaster since the pressure has already been built up behind the dart.
Push Fit - Referring to darts. When the dart can be pushed into the barrel.
Twist Fit - Referring to darts. When the dart needs to be twisted in order to get into the barrel.
Stefan - A homemade nerf dart.
Micros - Darts approximately 1/2" in diameter.
Stock - Referring to type of blaster. Store Bought and unmodified.
Stock - Referring to part of blaster. An extension of the blaster that is meant to rest on your shoulder when firing.
Face diddle - When your face gets hit by the moving parts of a springer when you fire it looking down the blaster (traditionally a plunger rod or priming handle)
Dry Fire - Shooting when you don't have a dart in the barrel or any other type of resistance to stop the spring from damaging the blaster when parts hit at full force.
Dry-Fire-Able - A blaster that can be dry fired without damage to itself
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#5 Daniel Beaver

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:25 PM

Do people really shorten names like that? I can't find an example of any of those on the forums except for the LSFG.

I've never seen them shortened that way.

Do you want to include common blaster abbreviations in this glossary? Example: 4B, 3B. I'm sure that type of terminology mystifies noobs during their first few days on the forums.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 12:31 PM

SM____ or SM_k/SM_._K Short for blasters in the supermaxx series such as SM1.5K or SM750.
AT_K short for blasters from the airtech series
N rev short for NErf REvolution another nerf form that is inferior to Nerfhaven
NH - Nerf Haven
NHQ - Nerf HQ yet another inferior nerf forum.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 01:48 PM

Optimal/Transition/Chicago barrel - barrel that has two sections; a shorter section with tight fit (normally 2-3" sch40 cpvc) connected to 9-10" of sch80 pvc. Most prominently used by the Rainbow Clan.

OPRV (Over Pressure Release Valve) - Found in most airguns, it releases excess air preventing the air from getting into the tank which potentially damages the tank over time and could cause the tank to rupture.

Checkvalve - a valve that allows air of a certain pressure in one direction only, commonly used in airguns and Ryan McNumbers rainbow pumps to prevent vacuum loading

Ryan McNumbers - Ryan201821

#K or AT#K (2,3,4) - AirTech 2000,3000,4000 respectively. Turreted airguns. 2k being the smallest with a manual rotation mech. 3k being the viewed as the best because of the dump valve size and has an auto rotation mechanism. 4k has the biggest turret and tank but supposedly the dump valve limits the ranges and it also has an auto rotation mechanism.


PAS (Pump Action Shotgun ) - An Ertl brand ball blaster that is adapted to shoot stefans

RFDG / RFSG (Rapid Fire Dart / Shot Gun) - An Ertl brand blaster with a 12 shot turret that shoots megas stock. Most famously used by Forsaken_Angel24 for the Doomsayer mod.

~Updated to reflect proper wording thanks to Langley & Beaver

Edited by hoongfu, 25 July 2012 - 03:14 PM.

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#8 Langley

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 01:59 PM

I've never seen them shortened that way.

Do you want to include common blaster abbreviations in this glossary? Example: 4B, 3B. I'm sure that type of terminology mystifies noobs during their first few days on the forums.


Absolutely. And I'm not even going to bother with alphabetization or categorization right now, more than anything I would like to compile a big list of terms (with or without definitions) because at this point, it would be easier than separating the spam from the content in the wiki, and most of whats in there is going to be out of date anyway.

Edit: Hoongfu, it's 201821
Also, what does ERTL stand for anyway?
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#9 Daniel Beaver

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 02:07 PM

Also, what does ERTL stand for anyway?

It's not an acronym, the company's name is Ertl Company, founded by Fred Ertl. They make die-cast farm tractors and stuff like that (I have a bunch), and some other stuff. The PAS and RFSG are probably not actually manufactured by Ertl - I'll bet they just slap the name on there for brand recognition.

So maybe these should read:

PAS (Pump Action Shotgun ) - An Ertl brand ball blaster that is adapted to shoot stefans

RFDG / RFSG (Rapid Fire Dart / Shot Gun) - An Ertl brand blaster with a 12 shot turret that shoots megas stock. Most famously used by Forsaken_Angel24 for the Doomsayer mod.

Edited by Daniel Beaver, 25 July 2012 - 02:17 PM.

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#10 mysterio

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 02:29 PM

I believe a few other nerf sites, such as Nrev, have made similar lists. Shouldnt be too hard to use those for sections.

Edited by mysterio, 25 July 2012 - 02:29 PM.

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If two powerful is a problem then just go with one powerful. I guess this style of hopper will work even beyond three powerful..


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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:23 PM

I might suggest spelling out what some acronyms mean in the list, case in point:
SNAP = Simplified Nerf Armament Prototype.
RSCB = Rawray7/ShortShit/CynicalSynapse/3DBBQ
HAMP = High Airflow Manual Plunger
NIC = Nerf Internet Community
FANG = FANG Automatic Nerf Gun (recursive acronym)
VANS = VANS Are Not Slugs (recursive acronym)

In addition:

Xbow = Nerf Crossbow
+bow = Homemade Crossbow designed by Captain Slug
FAR = Fast Action Rifle designed by Boltsniper
LCM = Lawn Chair Mafia. NJ clan started in 2000, started Apocalypse in 2002.
LGLF = Lawn Gnome Liberation Front.
4 Horsemen = Famine, Death, Vacc, and Ash.
Mag7 / Magnificent 7 = TED, Famine, Groove, Kuhlschrank, OMC, Talio and VACC.
U3 = Ryan201821, Zorn's Lemma, and Ice Nine. Prominent clan out of Chicago.
Sex Dwarves = Clan from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Nanos = Darts with a 3/8 in. diameter.
Megas = Darts with a 5/8 in. diameter.
Jumbos = Darts with a 3/4 in. diameter.
Mongos = Darts with a 1 in. diameter.
Stefans = Homemade darts. Invented by Stefan, typically/always made with Foam Backer Rod and some sort of weight.
Domes = Stefans with a glue dome head, typically using BBs/Fishing/Slingshot weights.
Slugs = Stefans made with a washer and felt/craft foam head.
9999 Day Special = NerfHaven's Permaban.
OMC = One Man Clan. Was the go-to supplier of PETG for a long time.
Tacticool = Adjective used to describe tac vests, Nerf's various tac rail accessories, and anything/anyone which/who tries to be like airsoft or paintball. Can have positive and/or negative connotations.
Century gun/blaster = a blaster that can shoot farther then 100ft. flat.
LnL = Nerf Lock N' Load
L+L = Homemade LnL, designed by A Side Of Nerf with a subsequent revision by Captain Slug
RF20 = Rapid Fire 20
SMDTG = Spiderman Dart Tag Gun
K&S = Brass Supply Company
McMaster-Carr = Industrial Supply Company. Commonly used on the NIC because of widespread availability and standardization of materials

Also, random question for clarification: are the Magnificent 7 / 4 Horsemen / Apocalypse all Metallica references?

Edited by Ozymandias, 25 July 2012 - 03:29 PM.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:40 PM

I can't believe my favorite hasn't been mentioned yet!

A/R - The air restrictor is an obstruction in the barrel to limit airflow.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 03:51 PM

Sorry, Someone already covered this, please delete.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 05:33 PM

I'm waiting on some hosting issues to get resolved right now, but the wiki should be spam-free and functional in the near future.

Sorry for the semi-off topic question, but by wiki you mean this page right? http://projectnerf.c...r_Abbreviations
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:03 PM

I'm surprised no one has started the what does "NERF" stand for argument.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:11 PM

I'm surprised no one has started the what does "NERF" stand for argument.

Please don't start this. Someone will claim the bacronym is correct, then someone else will say how it's a bacronym, and in the end all we can agree on is that starting that debate is another one of the fastest ways to reach a 5 page agreement and come to no actual conclusion.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:38 PM

Sorry for the semi-off topic question, but by wiki you mean this page right? http://projectnerf.c...r_Abbreviations


That whole site is what I meant by 'wiki'. There are plenty of really exhaustive (and exhausting) lists of arbitrary abbreviations for blasters that either haven't been used in years or were never in use. I would be really surprised to see someone mention RZF or MGS and expect anyone to know what they're talking about right off the bat. The main reason for posting this thread was to find out what terms and abbreviations people are actively aware of that are currently in use.


I'm surprised no one has started the what does "NERF" stand for argument.


Please don't start this. Someone will claim the bacronym is correct, then someone else will say how it's a bacronym, and in the end all we can agree on is that starting that debate is another one of the fastest ways to reach a 5 page agreement and come to no actual conclusion.


If it's so onerous a topic, why bring it up? Stop shitting on my thread.
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Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:49 PM

Barrel Tap: The action of tapping someone with your barrel instead of shooting them. This counts as a hit in nerf wars. Other rules can be tagged onto the actions such as being forced to have a loaded blaster and needed to fire that dart on the ground after you perform the barrel tap.

Converted Tagger Dart Stefans (CTDS): "Homemade" Darts that are traditionally made from Nerf Dart Tag Darts. They can also be made from other types of stock darts, but Dart Tag Darts tend to have the stiffest foam. They are pretty much stefans using stock foam,

Dart Skip: The tendency for darts to "skip" on the ground during a range test, causing them to end up further than they initially land. This can effect ranges by several feet when they are measured. This can be somewhat avoided by doing range tests in grass.

Deadspace: Space that is between the air source and the dart when the blaster is fired. More deadspace decreases range because it allows the compressing or precompressed air to expand before it gets to the dart, not giving the dart all of the potential power.

Deprime: The act of taking a primed blaster and returning it to the unprimed position without firing a dart or dry firing.


Draw Length: In a springer, the distance between the moving piece of the plunger when in primed position and in unprimed position.

Integration: When two seperate nerf blasters are combine in some way and each blaster gets its own barrel. This includes if they are two of the same blaster. A Nite Finder using a Big Bad Bow Plunger Tube is not an integration, since the blasters don't get seperate barrels.

Seal: How air-tight a blaster's air system is. In a springer this term is often used to describe the air-tightness of the plunger head to the plunger tube. But, it can also be referred to anything from the plunger tube to the barrel. In an airgun, this can be any leaks in the tank.

Singled: Modifying a blaster so it must be reloaded by hand after every single shot, and only fires one dart at a time. This allows one to direct all of a blaster's power into a single dart, rather than a burst or allowing deadspace in a breech or clip.

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Posted 25 July 2012 - 08:11 PM

I'm surprised no one has started the what does "NERF" stand for argument.

What argument? I thought it went like this:
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 04:03 AM

Dry-fire- the act of firing a primed blaster (usually a springer, as airguns won't have any problems) without a projectile loaded. Can damage blasters.

OD- Outer diameter
ID-Inner Diameter

Ace #[insert number here]- Springs found in Ace hardware stores. The Number represents the bin for which the spring is found in (ex.Ace #49, or Ace #2)

PVC-Poly-vinyl chloride. The most common type of plastic used in simple homemade blasters, as it is fairly inexpensive. 1/2" Size is usually the output size of blasters.

CPVC-Chlorinated PVC, which is commonly used as a barrel type (1/2" CPVC has 5/8" OD 1/2" ID which makes it a good barrel type). Also fairly inexpensive.

Polycarb- Polycarbonate, which is commonly used as a homemade material, as it is a strong plastic that is easily machinable. A bit more expensive, but the shock-resistance is higher than other plastics, making it ideal for reinforcement or replacement parts. Ordered from McMaster Carr or plastics supplier.

PEX-Crossed Linked Polyethylene. A type of tubing similar in size to CPVC. It is bendable and is commonly used for bow arms.

EAB- Nerf Expand-a-Blast. A blaster featured in the nerf hypersight line.

BS- Big Salvo. A Blaster made by lanard that utilizes backpressure tanks to fire arrows. Ex. BS tank

Manta- The process of attaching two blasters (usually pistol sized blasters) together to form an imitation setup of the nerf Manta Ray blaster.

DTB- Dart Tag Blaster. Identical blaster called the Hyperfire.
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 10:42 AM

K26 - A spring commonly found in SNAPs but also modified blasters and other homemades. They are available from McMaster Carr, under the part number 9637K26
K25 - A spring that can be used in many modified blasters and homemades. They are available from McMaster Carr under the part number 9637K25
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:) It's a reference to nerf bars. They are used to protect cars while in transit to a drag race.
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Posted 05 January 2015 - 09:29 PM

ATrooper - Alpha trooper
SMG - Commonly referred to as a minimized Stampede, made famous by SGNerf

SMG also stands for sub-machine gun. Like a Stryfe with a stock on it.
The Alpha Trooper is also known in the NIC as the EAT or AT (Elite Alpha Trooper or Alpha Trooper).
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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:14 PM

I know this thread is kinda old, but I didn't want to start a new thread just to ask for a definition, and this seemed like the appropriate place to ask.
What does it mean to "fan" a shot? I've seen the term used in a review on the Strongarm Strongarm: internals and first impressions (UPDATED) and a few other places, but I can't seem to find a clear explanation of what it actually means.
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Posted 21 April 2015 - 10:26 PM

I know this thread is kinda old, but I didn't want to start a new thread just to ask for a definition, and this seemed like the appropriate place to ask.
What does it mean to "fan" a shot? I've seen the term used in a review on the Strongarm Strongarm: internals and first impressions (UPDATED) and a few other places, but I can't seem to find a clear explanation of what it actually means.


That's not Nerf jargon, it's gun jargon. Fanning a shot is when you hold down the trigger on a revolver and move your hand back over the hammer to rapidly (but less accurately) fire the revolver. Demonstrated here:

It sounds like what the reviewer is saying is that you can hold the trigger down on a strong arm and pull the slide back repeatedly to fire several shots. Since the slide is spring loaded and returns to it's resting position on it's own, you might be able to use a technique similar to fanning a revolver to rapidly fire a strongarm. Seems like an awkward way to fire the strongarm to me.
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