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Re: Today I....

Postby Granger » Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:08 pm

Today I put on my full webbing and tunic and had a run around the garden to get a feel of what it'll be like to wear while airsofting. I got a very strange look from my neighbour who decided it best not to say anything and carried on about his business.

Can't wait to see what he looks like when I do the same after my stahlhelm and trousers get here.
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Re: Today I....

Postby Colonel Tigh117 » Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:43 pm

If its anything like my neighbours they will install taller fences..........and call the police, not in the order :)
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Postby Jimmiiee » Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:47 pm

Kendo wrote:Jesus, that helmet looked like the surface of Mars in the before shot! :shock:

How did that happen?


One of the previous owners must of took a knock to the head
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Re: Today I....

Postby MartinR » Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:58 am

Today I put on my full webbing and tunic and had a run around the garden to get a feel of what it'll be like to wear while airsofting.


Just make sure the straps are done up tight and it will be fine. German kit sags most unappealingly or even falls to bits in use if it is loose (or even a tiny bit slack).

I recall seeing a wonderful sequence on TV of a drill sergeant at Sandhurst giving the office candidates the benefit of his views on slack belts.

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Re: Today I....

Postby Granger » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:33 pm

Today my trousers, helmet and panzergrenadier waffenfarbe arrived. Someone warn my next door neighbour, I'm about to go marching!
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Re: Today I....

Postby raffles » Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:53 pm

Took the hop rubber out of my PPS K98 to see if it was why it was pulling to the right massively. Found it was splitting in places and had a lot of flash. Installed my standard rubber from my WE pistol as I know its working. I do have a spare maple leaf monster rubber I might fit. Anyone tried this in one? Any recommendations for a good rubber?
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Re: Today I....

Postby Iceman » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:04 pm

Am pretty sure SOF sent me the wrong bottle of blanco, and it's gonna be huge hassle to get the correct one.
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Postby McVickers » Sat Jul 11, 2015 7:30 pm

Iceman wrote:Am pretty sure SOF sent me the wrong bottle of blanco, and it's gonna be huge hassle to get the correct one.


If you've ordered KG3, and your webbing is now a disappointing shade of shiney grey - that's SoF Blanco for you. Some people swear by it - I however, swear at it...
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Postby dadio » Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:43 pm

McVickers wrote:
Iceman wrote:Am pretty sure SOF sent me the wrong bottle of blanco, and it's gonna be huge hassle to get the correct one.


If you've ordered KG3, and your webbing is now a disappointing shade of shiney grey - that's SoF Blanco for you. Some people swear by it - I however, swear at it...

The sof liquid blanco needs a lot of shaking to mix it up but after its mixed I've had good results ,I wouldn't say I swear by it but I got put off s+s liquid blanko because I dropped the plastic bottle and it shattered ...on the living room floor ,up the walls ... The contents may be better but the fragile bottle caused me grief .
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Re: Today I....

Postby Jay7 » Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:28 am

Finally got around to making my entrenching tool that did'nt fit together,fit together with the liberal use of a hammer and Dremel,also got the No4 spike bayonet and scabard de rusted and useable,fits very nicely on the S&S No4,resisting the temptation to use it for toasting marshamallows at the moment.
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Re: Today I....

Postby SCVNGR » Mon Jul 13, 2015 12:34 am

Found out how long the MG42 piston lasts at 28rps :oops:
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Re: Today I....

Postby Iceman » Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:48 am

McVickers & Dadio: No, this just clearly not what I ordered. Last time I ordered "midwar", looks okay(ish). This time ordered "1944" which is supposed to be closer to KG3 (and a bit darker). What I got makes the webbing natural webbing coloured, maybe a shade darker. I would guess they sent me WW1 or "natural" colour blanco.

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Edit. Comparison. Lower is 24h ago blancoed with the new one. Upper is a year ago blancoed "mid war". This is their own colour-chart
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Re: Today I....

Postby Granger » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:12 am

SCVNGR wrote:Found out how long the MG42 piston lasts at 28rps :oops:

Ha ha! I take it you after a metal toothed piston now?
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Re: Today I....

Postby McVickers » Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:10 pm

Iceman wrote:McVickers & Dadio: No, this just clearly not what I ordered. Last time I ordered "midwar", looks okay(ish). This time ordered "1944" which is supposed to be closer to KG3 (and a bit darker). What I got makes the webbing natural webbing coloured, maybe a shade darker. I would guess they sent me WW1 or "natural" colour blanco.

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Edit. Comparison. Lower is 24h ago blancoed with the new one. Upper is a year ago blancoed "mid war". This is their own colour-chart


Yes, that really isn't right, it does look like they sent you their 'sand'/'natural' Blanco. At least SoF's customer service is usually very good. They may well send you out another bottle free of charge (at least expect them to).
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Re: Today I....

Postby Granger » Tue Jul 14, 2015 8:24 am

Today I got my repro stick grenade in the post. Very chuffed!

EDIT: I've just found a real use for the grenade. If someone doesn't take their hits at the next Skirmish game, I can throw the grenade at them instead! I'm sure you'd feel a big lump of wood cracking you in the head!
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