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FattBoy teardown

I ordered some FattBoys the other day – supposedly once of the most quiet and accurate silencers available for airguns… They’re 50mm in diameter, which means they have *plenty* of volume.. and that really helps in the department to silencing them… and I must admit, they must be the quietest …

Airgun silencer part 6

continues from part 5 here we go: So today I got to test the assembly… I tested on my Air Arms S410 TDR .177, using the JSB Match Diabolo Exact 4.52 mm / 0.547g / 8,44gr. From the previous sections you will recall that the sensors are spaced 17 notches …

Airgun silencer part 5

continues from part 4 oh my.. where has the year gone… part 4 was posted on 15 Feb 2016… <sigh> OK, so …

Airgun silencer part 4

continues from part 3 in doing some research on silencers for my chrony build, I came across a couple of interesting designs… …

Airgun silencer part 3

this continues from part 2. I ordered a Schmitt Trigger 3-input AND gate. It has a nice and wide Vcc input range (1.65V …

Airgun silencer part 2

This continues from part 1. I’ve ordered faster phototransistors. I’m now using the following: OPL550 phototransistor by Optek (TTL output and Vcc: 4.5 – …

Airgun silencer part 1

I’ve got a couple of airgun projects that have been in the back of my mind for years… Ultimately I’m working towards …

The Blog has moved!

The Blog has now moved to Thiel-Talk.com 😉 The thiel-org.za is filled with a lot of things… and it was time to …

Disco-Dan’s Beer Garden

Day 6: Somebody must have told the nurses that I have impeccable rhythm… They gave me my own private Disco…! And then …