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Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 08-30-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,940
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Floatline Adapter

I like the 1400 pound spectra line.... attached to a 250 pound, probably nicked mono shooting line lol. I guess we could use large diameter cable shooting line!
Forum: All About Guns 08-30-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,903
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Made a 145cm inverter, 10mm shaft

wow, nice gun, I'm still using 7.5 on my four band 150... 10 mm!!! I wouldn't even know where to get those lol.
Forum: All About Guns 08-27-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By renepotvin
Re: roller vs standard gun: a range and penetration test

I need to get going on my 3 roller tbar gun
Forum: Northern Atlantic: New England States 08-23-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Scup

Yeah well, scups are the trophy fish of New England. They are everywhere most of the time. Therefore hunters have no excuses. I love it. BTW There are a lot of scups these days. Ten years ago some...
Forum: All About Guns 08-19-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By renepotvin
Re: roller vs standard gun: a range and penetration test

I waited years and no one ever made a test that showed any great advantage... now I know why.

As for the loading loop, you don't need one if you use two anchors. Look how I load it.

Minute 8 of...
Forum: All About Guns 08-16-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By renepotvin
Forum: All About Guns 08-16-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By renepotvin
Re: roller vs standard gun: a range and penetration test

I'll do an invert roller video next. I'll crank it up and down, and sideways if necessary. Should be fun.
Forum: All About Guns 08-14-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,609
Posted By renepotvin
Talking roller vs standard gun: a range and penetration test

So here it is, a comparison, for real, I did it. This should not be controversial. :rolleyes:

These are two guns I made. They are of the same band stretch, well as close as you'll get to make a...
Forum: All About Guns 08-14-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Ever want to create your own speargun brand?

wouldn't feel like much of an accomplishment... a bit like sending money to have a star with your name or getting Sired via mail order lol.
Forum: All About Guns 08-06-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,712
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Crack in Bleutec gun

I've had this happen to me in Mexico. I left a oil finished gun in the sun inside my car! I had huge cracks in a few places. I filled them with epoxy and refinished the gun with two coats of epoxy....
Forum: All About Guns 08-06-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,766
Posted By renepotvin
Forum: All About Guns 08-04-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By renepotvin
Re: New roller prototype, a lot of shooting of stuff lol

I'll make a tbar triple roller for you guys ;)
Forum: All About Guns 08-03-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,064
Posted By renepotvin
Talking New roller prototype, a lot of shooting of stuff lol

I made this speargun using cloth-line rollers and a cedar plank... and it shoots great!

I rather like the result. I'm working on a 120 cm version in iroko.

http://youtu.be/3I-o5GWxKGk
Forum: All About Guns 08-02-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Who makes the best rubber

While shooting at targets I noticed that my roller was shooting high and to the right. The high part comes with the roller I guess. The shooting right had me puzzled since I'm right handed...
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Forum: All About Guns 07-31-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Who makes the best rubber

That was tested by you? I'm using 14 mm on the only roller I made yet. I was thinking of going to 19 mm to avoid going the way of the double roller. Talking about regular roller...
Forum: All About Guns 07-29-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,908
Posted By renepotvin
Re: New build - 135 compound roller

Nice gun! what is the length between the roller and the mech? Just so we have a basis of comparison

In the process of making a 120 cm single traditional roller. I've been using a 90 for a while...
Forum: All About Guns 07-29-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Who makes the best rubber

The Dessault stuff was made by dipping... that's way way way more expensive and makes really good elastics but they were too stiff and lost power in cold water (32f) for some reason.

Have you...
Forum: All About Guns 07-27-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Who makes the best rubber

I've been using primeline for more than a decade. maybe I'm missing out but it works fine.
Forum: All Other Gear 07-17-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,658
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Salvimar suits vs Yamamoto suits

The salvimar people would be well advised to say what material they use... we are not all looking for the same thing.

I use yamamoto mostly but I also need a compression resistant suit, so no...
Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 07-17-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,313
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Kayak hatch DIY

I have the kayak I took from Miami to Montreal in 2011 that has a hole in it because of frozen water (darn). I'll try the welding technique on it!
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Forum: All Other Gear 06-28-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By renepotvin
Re: can anyone identify the material?

OH wow, we have an answer about one suit! woohoo! Sheico compression resistant neoprene compares how with heiwa sk? I know, this is one hell of a hail mary of a question lol.

From what I read,...
Forum: All Other Gear 06-27-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,610
Posted By renepotvin
Question can anyone identify the material?

The website does not say what type of neoprene... (real manufacturer and model) and I don't know if I should buy it from a friend...
...
Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 06-21-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,313
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Kayak hatch DIY

Never heard of pvc sheets lol. Sounds much easier!
Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 06-07-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,313
Posted By renepotvin
Re: Kayak hatch DIY

It's messy but what's the alternative? lol
This strange downtime is perfect for those projects.
Forum: Non-Gun DIY Projects and Customizations 06-04-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,313
Posted By renepotvin
Lightbulb Kayak hatch DIY

So I purchased a kayak for next to nothing, but it didn't have rudder or covers..
I got the rudder for 26$ on aliexpress and here is how I made the hatches. It's a common problem. i hope this helps...
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