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Forum: All About Guns 06-14-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,081
Posted By triponempa
Re: WTF is wrong with gun manufacturers???

any CUSTOM gun is going to have the customer specify type and size of bands etc. If you are looking for someone to TELL you that a certain gun is set up perfectly- that is different from it being...
Forum: All About Guns 05-28-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,202
Posted By triponempa
Re: Straits Cray Gun Build

a gun this short does not need to be fat or bulky at all- also - it should be muzzle heavy - since you will be shooting down all the time

what you want - is a finished dimension of 1.5"x 1.5""...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 05-28-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,021
Posted By triponempa
Re: Spearo shoots cobia off hungry bull sharks!

Im not sure why its so important to claim to "not be feeding the sharks"but it's pretty clear that someone is playing semantics here.
the people MAKING the video aren't feeding sharks is the claim...
Forum: All About Guns 05-27-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By triponempa
Re: My First Custom Build - From a pile of old logs to a beautiful gun

try shrinking your pics before loading them into sb. for pc - right click while the pic is open - click paint - then re size the pics @ 40% - then x out - it will ask you if you want changes...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 05-13-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,304
Posted By triponempa
Re: Who went out for Hogfish, any thoughts???

with all due respect - keep that shit to yourself! if they take away black grouper too - the keys wont be worth living in - to dive anymore. Keep the enviro nuts off the subject of black grouper...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 05-05-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,166
Posted By triponempa
Re: Bull Shark takes mermaids #COBIA

um... when does the shark take the fish? I watched and waited. Why the slow mo? Usually slo mo is used to highlight an action segment. This reminds me of the scene in monty python the holy grail...
Forum: All About Guns 05-05-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

how far is that butt from the handle? it looks so far - the butt will be right in your face when you hold it out in front of you.
Forum: All About Guns 04-01-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

what you want to do with a remote trigger - the way you are doing it- is - make it so the trigger can go - just a little bit PAST 90 degrees - then put a screw - so its directly in front of that...
Forum: Member Items 03-21-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By triponempa
Re: 8 Foot Carbon Fiber pole spear

slip tip - not slipped up
Forum: All About Guns 03-21-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

look into the mortise in handle frames at neptonics - they have them for mid handles with the trigger built in - and it makes installation really easy - putting a remote trigger in - with no...
Forum: All About Guns 03-21-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

stay away from those push rods with triggers built in - it leads to really hard trigger pulls for some reason. The added leverage of having a remote trigger on a pivot- seems to help.
You are...
Forum: All About Guns 03-14-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

you can route the mech pocket deeper than you need - no need to fill with epoxy next time.
most builders just route all the way down and out the bottom - it makes no real difference - but to be...
Forum: All About Guns 03-13-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,584
Posted By triponempa
Re: 62" Hybrid build

that tube is only set in wood in 4"? that seems like too little for a 62"gun.
anyway - with the problems - why not ask wong? he made the kit - if the track wont line up with the rail - then the kit...
Forum: All About Guns 03-05-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,468
Posted By triponempa
anybody know who sells hunt shafts?

i looked on the hunt website - and the contact address
doesn't make sense and doesn't work the way I am typing it'.
anybody have a link or someone selling those closer than italy?
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 02-09-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,993
Posted By triponempa
RYAN MYERS teaching a freediving class in KW!

I lined up a buddy of mine to do a freediving class (geared towards spearfishers) Ryan Myers
If you don't know - google him - he is a current member of team usa and was the overall point leader...
Forum: Miami and The Florida Keys 02-09-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,907
Posted By triponempa
Re: five mile creek

yes - the current rips
its really only about 3 miles long and I heard a while back that it's called the fire mile creek - it says that on a chart I have - not sure if it's a typo- we kayakéd it and...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 01-17-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 26,754
Posted By triponempa
Re: new shop built from ground up to make spear guns and more (pics intense)

with that much purple heart - it may be too heavy. you might be forced to use thin shafts to even use it. Looks cool but beware - i had that happen to me and it sucks
Forum: All About Guns 01-10-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,336
Posted By triponempa
Re: The Return of the Aluminium Speargun

it looks cool to see a speargun all layed out in a motion graphic like that but I see a few potential issues.
For one - if it is all aluminum - it will be way too heavy and just sink- especially in...
Forum: All About Guns 01-05-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,600
Posted By triponempa
Re: A few new Hammer Guns

nice woodwork!
cool gun
Isn't it a rear handle not a rear handle plus- right?
either way - very nice
it's a ken hammer gun? from where?
Forum: All About Guns 01-03-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,130
Posted By triponempa
Re: Sharing my second gun build.

nice - but one thing - if you are going to use old growth teak - why paint it? you can get away with mahogany or sapaelle. good job - I just think it's maybe illegal to paint teak - or possibly...
Forum: Member Items 01-03-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,997
Posted By triponempa
Re: Issues with Deep Apnea

I thought they went out of business?
fyi - the only cf fins i have never heard of breaking are dive-r
the rest snap or crack at the bend more than most people think
Forum: Member Items 01-02-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 745
Posted By triponempa
looking to buy single dive-r fin blade

I lost a fin blade and someone sold me one - but it doesn't match stiffness.
I now have (in addition to the one complete set) - one soft and one medium stiffness
I will buy your single blade -...
Forum: All About Guns 12-27-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,878
Posted By triponempa
Re: installing neptonics reef line release

so - why weren't the diagrams they gave you - useful for doing this?
the diagrams i have - clearly say 3/16" off the side.
why the guesses?

btw - riffe sells a spring system to return the lever...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 12-26-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By triponempa
Re: Trigger mechanism

if it's neptonics
then yes - you are right
the auto reset mechs have a tab under that resets it

if you don't get a mech that has a lever that resets itself - then you will need to engineer...
Forum: All About Guns 12-20-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,557
Posted By triponempa
Re: Gladiator Spartacus 90 & 120 Roller

does anyone know the price on these - or how to contact gladiator about buying a gun?
I sent pm's and get no response
I can't find contact info - and they are in croatia - i think?
these guns are...
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