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by DX
Mon May 30, 2022 5:51 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs
Topic: Super soaker CPS 2000 mk2
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Super soaker CPS 2000 mk2

Oatey Silicone grease is what I usually use for lubing soaker internals. It's extremely runny like oil, so you can easily get it to cycle through the entire system either by pumping it in or by holding the trigger down and pouring it through the open valve. Ignore the description on some sites, it's...
by DX
Thu Mar 10, 2022 11:33 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: CPS 2500 Review
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: CPS 2500 Review

IIRC, 2500s use the same bladders as 2000 mk2s...and in theory you can swap them. In practice, 2500 PC clamps are glued. I want to say I achieved that swap despite it being glued (probably during that phase when I was swapping all kinds of bladders around just to see what would happen), but it's bee...
by DX
Fri Mar 04, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: The prices on old super soakers lately have been absurd.
Replies: 6
Views: 689

Re: The prices on old super soakers lately have been absurd.

Some of those prices look about the same as when I was last active in this hobby and others are quite a jump. At this point, it's probably mostly nostalgia collectors buying this stuff than people who actually intend to use them. I mean, $90 for a 1500 that doesn't work? Gotta be a collector, lol.
by DX
Fri Mar 04, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Latest Soaker / Water Blaster
Replies: 779
Views: 119441

Re: Latest Soaker / Water Blaster

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Found this at Savers last week...love thrifting working CPS!
by DX
Mon Feb 21, 2022 8:43 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Which water gun is stronger, a cps 2000 mk1 or spyra 2/1
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Which water gun is stronger, a cps 2000 mk1 or spyra 2/1

CPS 2500 nozzle selectors don't "break" so much as they tend to just spring a leak, sometimes quite a considerable leak from the bottom. Changing the screw or O-ring can potentially stop or reduce leaking. Some 2500s won't develop that issue.
by DX
Mon Feb 08, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Canal Battle
Replies: 16
Views: 4315

Re: Canal Battle

This sounds fun and I miss water wars, but it's not the right time for me. The pandemic is still raging up here and after several exposure scares with negative tests, I am strictly limiting exposure to a handful of careful friends of which I know their daily habits/where they go/who they also intera...
by DX
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 22779

Re: Spyra One

I've been busy and still haven't got around to reviewing my Spyra One yet (along with everything else hobby-related I haven't done, lol). Am planning to, but who knows when. Maybe the dead of winter...
by DX
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 22779

Re: Spyra One

Same, my Spyra One has arrived, but I'm aging the box several days first.
by DX
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 22779

Re: Spyra One

I think it's still in transit somewhere.
by DX
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Tips & Tactics
Topic: Time-to-target
Replies: 5
Views: 4997

Re: Time-to-target

I still have that Chronograph and it's practical to use with streams (not fully-water*proof*, but resistant enough that it survived a testing session with a CPS 2000). FPS as a soaker stat may not end up being too useful, since there's a very narrow band of results pretty much every current soaker m...
by DX
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 22779

Re: Spyra One

I also got my claim email and sent in my address! Very excited to see what it's like.
by DX
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: MOAB 2019
Replies: 27
Views: 12132

Re: MOAB 2019

Oh congrats @SSCBen that's a huge accomplishment!

I can't do anything in all of March, and nothing in April before the 15th. The rest of April and May are open so far.
by DX
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

Alright Scott, so what do you think about this plan? Thursday - I arrive in DC at some point in the afternoon or evening Friday - We thrift in the morning and leave from wherever the last store is to head to NC Saturday - War Sunday Morning - Maybe War (likely sleep lol) Sunday Night - Return to DC ...
by DX
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

What time do you think we'd be back in DC by on Monday, then? Leaving on Mon is doable for me, but potentially transit chaos as I'd be arriving in NEW YORK on NEW YEAR'S EVE right around the time when ONE MILLION PEOPLE are trying to get to Times - and I have to go through Times Sq - 42nd St station...
by DX
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

Your riding down with me, right DX? If so did you want to try and go thrifting? The Thursday before the war would probably be best. IDK if the stores will even be open Monday, but it is always 50% off when they are open on a holiday, so there is a crazy amount of crowds. Even if you stayed until af...
by DX
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

Did we finalize the date and times? I need to know ASAP so I can buy bus tickets before the price goes up.
by DX
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

I'm still able to come, but I'd definitely need a ride from DC, Scott.

I'd hope we're not staying in the barn with this weather (just had the coldest November in 117 years), but then again, I have no idea what the weather is down there.
by DX
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs
Topic: Replacement screws for old Super Soakers
Replies: 5
Views: 3120

Re: Replacement screws for old Super Soakers

I've still been taking screws from existing shells, usually thrifted blasters that are either being picked just for their screws, or when the shell is a waste product (like with the Berserker lol). Many nerf blaster screws will go right into soakers. Definitely not a method for collectors or people ...
by DX
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Water Wars
Topic: Autumn Invitational War
Replies: 36
Views: 12773

Re: Autumn Invitational War

I am available from the 2nd weekend in December onward, not much in November unfortunately.
by DX
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Spyra One
Replies: 70
Views: 22779

Re: Spyra One

"Yolo" I ended up pledging. RIP my wallet, but hey I'll be getting something that doesn't happen very often. Kinda historic, really. 238% and counting!