WIRING TIPs and MOSFET Circuit Diagrams

Made this for a mate. It is how optional extras can be added. It may not suit every blaster but the principles are the same.

May assist with :
Using diodes to isolate circuits.
Using resistors to add lower voltage components
Switching negative line instead of positive when adding a FET.


Experimenting with this 18GA wire in current (no pun) mod. :sunglasses:
It is, supposedly,

I was just looking at that on Tuesday, how did it go

Weekend job for the MP5.
The stock wiring is a bit of a Jerry-built job.
Also needs torch and second pre-charge.
Will post pics there when done.

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Interested in how well it tins & holds shapes

Top price

Quite often, something cheap and plentiful in one industry is sold in small lots at high prices in another.

Fluoro optical fibre is expensive in short lengths in archery, as is grip cement which is heavy as and Limbsavers .
You can do the same and for much less with bulk fibreoptic rods, Polymorph and Sugru respectively. It’s a matter of looking outside the industry or combining hobbies.

I used it tonight.
This speaker wire is multistrand and takes to solder like desolder wick. It’s very easy to tin and solder.
This feature together with the higher melting point silicone sheath makes it very flexible and easy to work with.
I might stick with this stuff for a while. :sunglasses:


To Bunnings with me it is

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Me too for some 16GA.
Nope. Insulation makes it too thick.
Easier to double up with the 18GA when needed.

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I had wondered about that.

Outer coating not soft?

It is just as soft.
The total diam however is up around 4mm.
Did you get some?

Migraine day today. Hoping to get there tomorrow.

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I just ordered one of these, thanks for the diagram

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Capacitor boosting trigger response.
Untried but theoretically possible and even disastrous. :woozy_face:

Has anyone tried connecting a capacitor in parallel with the the battery connector in a blaster?
The cap charges up when battery is connected and stays charged.
When a load is connected such as when the trigger is pulled and power supplied to the motor, the battery supplies power as does the capacitor briefly.
From memory, this is what the capacitor in a clothesdryer does.
It doesn’t change the voltage but the motor should briefly ‘see’ a larger capacity battery.
It may lift trigger response (and strip some gears). :hushed::astonished:
What do you reckon?

I have the idea a bit more thought

With a mosfet, not really tactical since the trigger is an online switch

For the cap idea to work it would need to hold the trigger contact open long enough for a few cycles…so, pretty big capacitor

Parallel with the load is something we do in the RC world to deal with esr messing with our video feed

As a side note, the kvv2/Aug mosfets have a fallback if there is no cycle switch. You get 4 cycles from 18:1 gear sets.

Would work well on a gen 8 but it would be all burst all the time.

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These are en route.

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Now you can find the flowers, I’ve got a lot of geraniums around here, Bwahahahaha.!

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did jaycar not have any DIL packages?

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