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Supermaxx 500 Modification

17 February 2012 - 02:43 PM

So I've been modifying for about 3 years now, yet this is only my first post and writeup on Nerfhaven.
For my first writeup, I wanted to start with a blaster that has good modification potential but that I haven't seen a lot of. I chose...

The Supermaxx 500

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Let's begin.

See the short white barrel? Simply remove it by cutting right in front of the orange ring. You can use a scroll saw, dremel, hacksaw, etc.

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It should look like this:

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I went and sanded this after cutting.

It turns out 1/2 PVC fits nice and snug, (with electrical tape),Inside the remainder of the white barrel.
So simply make a barrel! I used 7" of Thickwall PETG inside 7" of 1/2 PVC. E-tape both ends of the PETG, apply some Goop, and put inside the PVC like so.
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Set that aside and let it cure.

When it's dry E-tape one end of the PVC until it fits nice and snug inside the white piece.
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Goop the barrel inside the white piece. Also glue if desired.

Let that cure for about 24 hours, and you're finished!

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Ranges: I tested in quite snowy weather, with 4 pumps and the darts ramrodded, of course. I achieved ranges of 105 feet on average, and about 110-115. These were darts with #8 washers and glue domes.

So ends my first writeup, quite simple in my opinion. This has probably been done before. With this modification, I didn't even have to open the blaster. I find this actually Noobish of myself,for I always open guns, but I didn't want to do any trigger or pump modifications, and I wanted to preserve the orange rings.
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- Slime