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Wheelman185

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Post Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:30 pm

BM 4x Clone Spring Latch Fix

I got a BM43 Clone in the other day, and to say quite frankly I'm impressed in what I paid for. (I have a real 42, on the way, in the mail, for you haters out there, i'll do some comparing then)

I have been tinkering around with the latch, because that was what the most notable thing out of the box was. The latch was loose and hardly worked. I figured it was a spring tension problem. So after poking around for replacement springs, I just decided to clip off 2 coils and reshape it. Worked like a charm! I'm still looking for replacement springs, (not the whole latch from doucenozel.com). Here's a pic if it even matters.

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Anyone doing this might have problems getting the T6 Screws undone. Yeah, they Loctited those screws already. I used needle nose pliers to hold the screw pin in place. Unfortunately, on the second one you need to place two drops of super glue on the end and let set for 30 min. Go cook some food or something! After the glue is dried, the pin stays in place and the screw comes right out. Soak the end of the handle, latch and all in nail polish remover or straight acetone (like I did). Give it some time to set, and it should come right out. (I ended up soaking the pin overnight to get the rest of the gunk off.)

After you clip or replace the spring, easiest way to string it up, is to take your small T6 precision driver and thread it with that and slide the pin right behind it. Makes life way easier.
-Wheel


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Truepaganini

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Post Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:34 pm

Re: BM 4x Clone Spring Latch Fix

Thanks for the instructions :D that extremely loose latch on my 47 clone always bothered me!

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  • 19 Jul 2014
  • 13:29
    nice! good work =) just takes pratice! and yea i know people drive like crazyyyy so I have to be careful for that. thats why I'd wear all the gear, all the time. Give me a better chance of escaping relatively unscathed from something stupid
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    Welcome to the Arena Tyler!
  • 17:41
    hi
  • 17:41
    back at home
  • 19:20
    I assume you are feeling better then?
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  • 15:45
    one of my coworkers directed me to a place where I can learn to ride for free, AND if I take the beginner and intermediate level courses it waives the driving and written portion of the licensing exam =)
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    which is both good news and bad sort of. Good cuz its free and the whole process woulda taken like $300, plus i dont have to take the annoying test. bad cuz i didnt need to sell the fly after all
  • 15:46
    ah well, at least I got a chance to flip it.
  • 21:07
    well just buy another bali with it
  • 21 Jul 2014
  • 0:35
    havin fun making my vid tonight, getting a little wild with the animations
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    only good racoon is a dead racoon.
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    night huntin. fuck yeah.
  • 4:45
    i would hate to be my neighbors.
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    why did you shoot one?
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    they killed some kittens.
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    Racoons is cool
  • 12:44
    still gotta film my video. blah
  • 12:54
    lookin forward to seeing your video btw. I will probably be saving the fancy editting, considering Im lucky enough to know how to do what I can already do
  • 12:55
    what terrible people!
  • 12:56
    I filmed and put it together last night, its ok and nothing crazy. I just use windows movie maker and I'm not even sure fancy editing is possible on that
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    Its not up cause I'm gonna make my gf watch it and make sure it looks ok. I think if someone that doesn't flip thinks its ok, then it will def be decent for you guys
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    hi
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    hey tech. well im still lookin forward to it anyways. I use movie maker too so I feel your pain lol
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    best thing ever
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    cant wait for my replicant
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    I hate chipotle lol
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    yea Im looking forward to the rep too
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    ^
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    people?
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    I never had chipotle
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    shit jason are you calling the animals your neighbors? Wasn't thinkin, maybe I still am not
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    oh nah. shooting 30 pound rodents at 3:30am = pissed off neighbors.
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    it helps them out too they should thank you
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    damn right. and people wonder why anyone but assassins would want a supressor.
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    dang kimino that was off the hizzy. was not expecting that!
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    I second that. Thats some nice flipping, even better than that first vid you put on JD
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  • 0:23
    its up! let me know what you guys think, criticism is welcome
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