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.
..but I wasnt suggesting using it in a crosman. I was thinking some kind of specially made combustion chamber behind the breech into which the pressurised oxygen (Or maybe NOx) could be injected trough a non return valve. As an engineer caseless fuel/ammo and an oxidising gas seems like an interesting concept for a rifle to me...but I guess there must be a reason why noone makes them already.
The petroleum jelly in a spring/HPA rifle does work well though, you should try it.
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