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Carl Quick's LiteWieght 2240

So for about the last 24 months, I've had her on a serious diet. Now I am happy to report that she lost nearly 13 ounces and is feeling so much better. And let me say one thing, when I pick her up with one hand now she is light as a feather. Well, almost a feather.

Things I have done so far:

OEM main tube was lightened by me.
Barrel is OEM and trimmed down by me.
Main tube plug is made of Delrin by me.
Gas cap is aluminum, comes from HPA and bored out by me.
Hammer is made from Delrin by me with a modified 1701P striker.
Valve is an aluminum Disco rear end with a brass Pro-Top by Anthony.
Trigger grip frame is aluminum by Bluefork Design and then hogged out by Gregg.
Front barrel band is aluminum, made by Anthony, drilled by Rich and milled by me.

Quickster47



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I think your experiment shows the air in the headspace contributes to power

January 17 2011 at 9:58 AM
Glover, Walter  (Login Voltar1)
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Response to Hi Walter, the piston extending after the shot (does) add power,

but inconclusive WRT flex of the system adding power.
In that 2004 the change in piston length will likely be in the order of 0.010" so doubt it is the source of power you lost.
Cool example of the idea if your idea is correct though happy.gif

Walter....

 
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