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DFSniper
11-29-2007, 07:20 PM
well, motivated by a thread on PBN (click me! (http://www.pbnation.com/showthread.php?t=2456759)), i've brainstormed an idea for a spyder pistol. i dont have the resources to to make one myself at the moment, but its something i'd like to see done and thought i'd share it if anyones interested.

first, parts:
halfbacked or slide-cocking spyder body
freak kit w/ 1" tip
acs bolt
lighter striker
modded valve/pin
single trigger eframe
victor front piece w/ macroline
ASA (see below)
13/3k or 3.5oz tank
50 rd hopper

how/why:
body - half-backing would loose some weight, or a slide on top to cock it (like a real pistol) would be pretty cool. i think it would be pretty easy to take a top-cocking acs bolt, drill a hole in whatever youre going to use as a slide, and jbweld the cocking pin to it, cutting off the excess pin.

freak kit - functional, yet short with the custom 1" tip that druid has.

acs bolt - no chopping

striker - reduces weight, increased airflow

valve/pin - reduces weight, increases airflow

eframe - single trigger like a real pistol, yet capable of a decent rof compared to a mech frame

hollowed out victor front piece - no need for extra weight, and its a pistol, so it doesnt need a reg/x-cham. the macro also cuts down on unnecessary weight.


ASA - i'm not sure a drop would make it too heavy, or balance it out more, so thats why i didnt put down anything for ASA

lmk what you guys think. i may make one in the somewhat distant future.

Kenny_McCormic
11-30-2007, 01:02 PM
Unless you have all those parts me thinks starting with an old spring fed pistol would be best (more compact or starters).

DFSniper
11-30-2007, 01:13 PM
well, the whole point of it is that its still going to be a spyder, not a pistol that you can buy from the store.

DRAGON
11-30-2007, 01:33 PM
You mean something like this? (http://www.sundragonpps.com/paintball_comp_spyd_pistol.html)- ;)

DFSniper
11-30-2007, 01:42 PM
except lighter and more balanced, and a little more mil-sim looking.

newkid
11-30-2007, 04:23 PM
I think you should make one, I think it would be neat if done right

Kenny_McCormic
12-01-2007, 08:50 AM
Otter made one, check his site http://www.ottersccustoms.com/convertable.html.

DFSniper
12-01-2007, 10:33 AM
wow, ive never seen that one before! thats awesome!