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.
Buy the 22 barrel (10") and a probe from Mellon. Now get a plastic breech. All set for 22 conversion. Only two screws to deal with. I suggest a stainless steel breech screw to replace the pissy gonna strip the head allen screw.
Another solution may be get a Beeman 1073 rifle. Barrels swap out with .177 and .22. $98.00 at walmart. Much more power, better trigger than a Crosman springer even with an after market trigger, and when the job is done back to .177.
Get both! Dave
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