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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.

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Just retain the valve and you're good to go....

February 17 2011 at 5:36 PM
robert  (Login gubb33ps)
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Response to i think you're right about that

.... because the HiPac unit contains the pressure, the force pushing the valve rearward would be based on the area INSIDE the valve, not the outside diameter of the valve.

If you ignore the instructions and over tighten the unit into the tube, can exert screw snapping pressure much greater than any reasonable air pressure could manage. With the seals given in the conversion, firm hand pressure has sealed 2.8K just fine (although that was just an experiment... my two are set to run right at 140bar.

IF they don't seal by hand pressure, much better to investigate why rather than reaching for a wrench.

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