NYC Airsoft


The definitive guide to airsoft for New York.
It is currently Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:29 pm

All times are UTC - 5 hours





Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: How do I remove my orange flash hider?
PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 1:41 pm 
Offline
Site Admin
User avatar
 WWW  Profile

Joined: Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:24 pm
Posts: 4365
Location: New York
Is it legal to remove or paint over your orange flash hider? Yes, if you own the airsoft gun, read here: http://nycairsoft.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=82&t=814&p=817

To get a realistic black flash hider, you can
A. Paint your orange flash hider with flat black spray paint
B. Buy a black flash hider from Evike.com or some other airsoft retailer

Removing your Flash Hider
1. On the bottom of many flash hiders is a set pin locking the flash hider so that it can not be unscrewed. This looks like a little hole but in actuality it is a 1.5mm hex screw. Unscrew and remove this pin and you should be able unscrew your flash hider in a clockwise fashion (this is opposite to how most things unscrew and is called anti-clockwise or CCW threading). Some AEGs use CW threading so either do your research or try both directions.

2. If your gun does not have a locking screw it is most likely to have been glued onto your barrel with hot glue. You will need to soak it in boiling water or use a hair dryer to soften the glue and then use a lot of torque/pressure to unscrew your barrel. This may take a lot of effort depending on the glue. If you have trouble make sure the threading is CCW or CW.

_________________
Goggles fogging? Get Moondog D-Fog :: See the RULES forum :: Please complete your new account activation. :: Read the guide on face photo avatars


Top
 

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 5 hours



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group   | Design By Californium Design      | Updated By phpBBservice.nl