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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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Doesn't look like the mechanical advantage gained is really...

May 20 2011 at 9:43 AM

Steve in NC  (Login pneuguy)
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Response to 22xx trigger from our Russian cousins.....

...enough to justify losing all possibility of retaining the safety button.

There have been similar mod's -- involving wires soldered to the sear -- posted here that don't have that defect, provide much larger gains in MA, and in addition are true- instead of only pseudo- 2-stage designs.

For example...

http://www.network54.com/Forum/275684/message/1165378152/One+of+the+worst+2240+%26quot%3Bwarts%26quot%3B+is+the+trigger-++If+you+can+solder---

Steve


    
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