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by SSCBen
Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:01 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: NOOO! MY MonsterX/CPS2000 Hybrid! - It's playing up!
Replies: 20
Views: 1981

Another alternative repair (if you're opening the valve casing) would be to replace the sping on the inside. Taking the spring off should be relatively easy if it's like my CPS 2700. Just find the end and spin it until it's removed. Replacement of the spring should be relatively easy if your local ...
by SSCBen
Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: NOOO! MY MonsterX/CPS2000 Hybrid! - It's playing up!
Replies: 20
Views: 1981

Common problem gets a common repair: My XP 150 has the same exact problem. The spring that closes the valve shut doesn't close it all the way (likely from age), and pressure will close it. That explains why it leaks out when it's near empty. Solution: Add a rubber band or spring to close up that va...
by SSCBen
Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:06 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: The Nerf Advantage - ^
Replies: 17
Views: 1622

Not really. If someone points out an error in my posts (and they're quite common actually), I'd be more than happy to fix them. Why? Because I'm only asking people to make more of an attempt at spelling and using grammar correctly. That and everyone makes little mistakes. They happen. :cool:
by SSCBen
Wed Feb 16, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: The Nerf Advantage - ^
Replies: 17
Views: 1622

That's an improvement? ??? No offense to anyone at NH, but most people there are just plain annoying. 3/4 of them are little kids trying to act cool, and the remaining 1/4 actually know what they are talking about. I'm not sure when poor writing skills became an acceptable standard there (since you...
by SSCBen
Mon Feb 14, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: The Nerf Advantage - ^
Replies: 17
Views: 1622

^ Yeah right. My homemades got like 130 at most (not that that was their "full potential"). My Max Shot is gets about 105 - 120 flat each time and I've modded it well beyond what most are. Then again, at 23 pumps, the Titan's average 180 feet is the most ideal we've seen. (my point is, guns easily ...
by SSCBen
Sun Feb 13, 2005 9:22 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Toy Fair 2005 - NY
Replies: 7
Views: 1103

I opened that a few days ago, searched it for "Soaker", noted that it came up with nothing and closed the window. It's possible that they want to make more announcements on the Super Soaker line until they've got that website ready. :;):
by SSCBen
Tue Feb 01, 2005 6:03 am
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: eBay Super Soaker Search Query - ^
Replies: 4
Views: 571

I once made a thread very much like this at SSCentral, with a link that filtered out most things that were not related to water guns from an eBay search. However, after a few weeks, for reasons unknown to myself, the link stopped working. I think eBay tries to catch onto this type of thing to preve...
by SSCBen
Sun Jan 30, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Historic CPS-device - from the 1960s?!
Replies: 3
Views: 630

You have to build? Sounds like all they did was tie off an end and hold the other end shut! That I do suppose is a water gun though, you have your pressure source and valve. This reminds me of some USENET postings I once read from 1990 (of course, just recently read), describing a similar CPS devic...
by SSCBen
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Humor & Fun
Topic: Computer Desktop Imagery - *Links to potentially large images*
Replies: 25
Views: 3260

http://www.sscentral.net/images/desktop.png (PNG, 82.25K, 64 colors)

Somewhat sloppy organization, but it serves for my purposes. I should get pictures up of my Linux PC where I have done most of my SSCentral work on, but I'm not there right now.
by SSCBen
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:48 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Sweet pics of the 05 line
Replies: 30
Views: 3391

http://web.archive.org/web....ttp Very old version of the K-modding article on Feb. 11, 2004. That's likely before you visted SSCentral. Quoted below: 12 inch balloons are what I used. As far as I am aware, that is a statement about balloon size. Of course, I didn't say that you had to use 12" ball...
by SSCBen
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs
Topic: CPS 4100 Repair
Replies: 3
Views: 567

http://www.sscentral.net/tech/repairs/trigger.php Pictoral guide similar to what Adrian described. This repair hasn't broken after a year of use. However, I do highly suggest repairing triggers of water guns that are known to break triggers (such as the CPS 4100) before the break. If you've got any...
by SSCBen
Mon Jan 24, 2005 8:03 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Sweet pics of the 05 line
Replies: 30
Views: 3391

Well RAK, I'd love to see how successful you are in your campaign for a larger backpack. Go on ahead, call up Hasbro and start your national campaign! I'll just go down to Home Depot, buy some ABS pipe, fittings, cement and a few tubing clamps and call it a day. Oh wait, I can't do that. That's the...
by SSCBen
Sun Jan 23, 2005 8:08 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Sweet pics of the 05 line
Replies: 30
Views: 3391

^ might just be me, but i think stock soakers should be good enough where a mod isnt required to make it almost-not-sub-par. but of course, i think some of us should test it out before seeing that it's only yay big and giving up on it. Precisely my thinking. Water guns should be good enough so that...
by SSCBen
Sun Jan 23, 2005 12:36 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Sweet pics of the 05 line
Replies: 30
Views: 3391

Don't know why this is anything new... that link has been on for nearly a week. :goofy: Well anyway, I am completely sure you can do some sort of reservoir expansion mod if you are unsatisfied with the backpack size. They've already got the tubing and everything made for you, if you were that set y...
by SSCBen
Fri Jan 14, 2005 5:51 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: STE Arctic Shock - ^
Replies: 15
Views: 1615

Yes, I noticed that as well. This Artic Shock also appears to have two reservoirs. I suppose one is for ice and the other is for water? That would make sense as this is the one that supposedly freezes your competition.
by SSCBen
Sun Jan 09, 2005 9:39 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Super Soaker STE Flash Flood Review!
Replies: 82
Views: 8824

Very promising review. To supplement my 2005 Preview page, would you mind if I used a few of your pictures and a few quotes from your review? Of course, credit will be given where credit is due. If you could, find out the size of PC in ml. 40 ounces isn't too much for a reservoir. I suppose the PC ...
by SSCBen
Sat Jan 08, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Hands on the 2005 Super Soakers - ..too bad they're not my hands...
Replies: 12
Views: 1239

Nice! Mind if I quote part of this on my 2005 preview? This is good news! I checked Target.com and apparently, these items haven't made it to their website yet. Strange, but I am extremely glad that CPS has made a return, whether it is in the CPS line of Super Soakers or plain-old CPS-type Super So...
by SSCBen
Fri Dec 31, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: Buzz Bee Toys/Water Warriors - News, Suggestions and Other Info
Replies: 347
Views: 32982

I heard a very long time ago on the SSC Forums that there was a special nozzle design that created near-perfect laminar flow. I don't remember the details if they were there, but if there was to be a specialized sniper-type design, I wouldn't mind seeing some modified version of this (getting hit b...
by SSCBen
Sun Dec 19, 2004 10:59 am
Forum: Water Blasters
Topic: For 2005 - ^
Replies: 65
Views: 6196

^ Not endorsing is stupid. I thought we all learned that from Commander Bob last year. This is VISIBLE IMPROVEMENT. For all we know, the price limit just went up from $20 to $30. Stop complaining. The only real problem I have is the some of the colors, especially the Vaporizer colors, I loved the g...
by SSCBen
Sun Dec 19, 2004 10:23 am
Forum: Tips & Tactics
Topic: Water Wars Archive
Replies: 0
Views: 792

http://waterwars.sscentral.net

Water Wars is back as an archive. I have PMed the FTP information to RAK in case he ever wants to update it.

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