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Jumbo Pancake

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Dart foam is cracking, but the heads are not blowing off.... Help plea

24 April 2019 - 11:28 AM

Hello all,

 

I recently modified a Firestrike. I put in a [k25] spring, put some e-tape under the o-ring, removed the air restrictor and dart post, and re-barreled with 1/2" CPVC. I'm hitting 90-100 FPS, which I don't have enough experience to know if it is high or low. However, one issue I'm seeing is that it is chewing trough my darts. I have heard of heads blowing off, but this is not the case. The foam is literally cracking near the head, which allows the air to escape, and I cant re-glue it so the dart is pretty much useless. Does anyone have any clue as to why this is happening, and how to fix it? I have been using somewhat old accustrike darts and a few brand new Adventure Force waffles. I do have to somewhat twist fit the dart in because the CPVC is quite tight.

 

 

I included images of the cracked darts, and of the barrel in case there's something wrong with it that I can't see?

 

 

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Thanks in advance.


Installing Fang ReVamped motors in a stock stryfe cage... (I have done

13 March 2019 - 11:36 AM

Hello all,

 

First time Stryfe modder here. After careful consideration, research, and gathering of materials, I was ready to start my first Stryfe mod. My plan is to do a full rewire to run off of a 2S lipo, with Fang Revamped motors and stock wheels and cage, as the lipo charger kind of took up the price portion that would otherwise have been for replacement wheels and cage. I began gutting the blaster, clearing out the battery compartment, removing the flywheels and removing the motors, etc. However, when I got to the stage of putting the new motors in, I discovered two things:

 

1. The stock cage has no screwholes and uses no screws. Therefore I cannt screw the Fang ReVamped's  in.

2. The Fangs are slightly wider than stock motors, so I cannot simply push them in for replacement.

 

I found this (https://www.youtube....h?v=clE3NPeXjhg from 2:28) helpful video, which said I have to dremel or sand out the motor slots in order for the new motors to fit. However, before I do irreversible things to my cage, I am looking for opinions. How have other people dealt with this before? Is dremeling or sanding the only way to go? Should I glue the Fangs in?

 

Thanks in advance.


[k25] vs [k26]? Not sure which to get.

04 March 2019 - 08:36 PM

Hi,

 

I am planning on buying my first set of upgraded springs from Out Of Darts. I have a few mods in mind, including the Clearshot(Stormfire) and the Kronos. I know the Kronos can take both springs, but I am not sure about the clearshot because the [k25] seems to be a bit wider in diameter then the [k26] and I don't know if the plunger tube will be too small. Anyone know whether or not the clearshot can fit a [k25]? 

 

Also, what are the differences between these two springs? I have looked around but can't seem to find any solid, simple information on the difference.

 

Thanks in advance.


Evader flywheels are sounding wrong... Help!

02 November 2018 - 10:41 AM

Hi,

I was playing around with my evader earlier and suddenly the flywheels started sounding wrong. I figured the batteries were low, as they would discharge even faster as they are 1.2 volt rechargeables, so I got out some charged ones, and the same thing happened. I figured maybe I needed the standard 1.5 volt alkalines, do I got some of those, and it was still sounding off. Basically what's happening is that when fully spinning, the sound coming from the flywheels is a lower note than before. After rotating the blaster a few times, I figured out that when the battery tray, which is in the left side of the blaster, is facing up, the flywheel sound normal, but if the blaster is in any other position it sounds lower. I have no idea what's happening and I'm worried as I recently got it brand new, and it was working fine til now.

Any suggestions/fixes are appreciated.

Thanks

Worth it to replace wheels/cage on a stryfe?

25 October 2018 - 04:46 PM

Hi,

 

I am currently planning for my first flywheel mod, on a stryfe. I am planning on going with a 2s lipo, battery indicator/alarm, 16 or 18 gauge wire (which is better?), Fang ReVAMPed 130 2s Neo motors, and some $2 clone switch. All of this (except the wire) would be bought from outofdarts.com. The total cost, including the stryfe, would be about 70-ish USD (including the charger as I do not have one yet). The last possible thing I could replace within the blaster are the flywheels and cage. What are the benefits/drawbacks of doing this? How will it affect performance? I would automatically get them if they were a bit cheaper, but they would bump the cost up to about 100 USD, which is quite a bit for my first mod. However, if they will have a dramatic affect on performance, I will take them. Which ones would you suggest?

 

Thanks in advance.