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Dag Evert's "American Classic"

As mentioned on the forum, heres a picture I took some time back, with natural winter daylight.
A 2100, and a 1377, both guns have been recrowned, and had their trigger parts shimmed for play,
contact surfaces stoned, and trigger springs somewhat reduced within safe limits.
The 2100 has had its barrel shimmed with tape to remove play.
Both guns give great accuracy for the money if they are given good pellets!
The combination of pellets and guns in the picture represents something close to my boyhood dreams:-)
-- Dag Evert

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AS2250XT headaches

September 26 2011 at 2:07 PM
Mark  (Login Specman)
Crosman Forum Member
from IP address 85.211.131.114

OK stock XT in .22 was shooting 8.2-8.5ft/lbs pre mod

Fitted a .177 barrel, port and barrel standard mods kept valve standard and I was getting 8.29ft/ps 596ft/psec with crosman 10.g

Fitted a lighter valve spring to the mix power drop to 7.52ft/lbs

Getting leaks through the barrel after around 12 shots, swapped out valve stem and modded and shaped new one power still 7.52ft/lbs

Fitted standard hammer spring (to fix leak) and fitted lighter valve spring power dropped to 5.14 - 5.71ft/lbs 548-578ft/per sec.

Oh man...What's happening!!! Co2 leaking again through the barrel after about 20 shots, breech blow back from faulty probe.

Groved my hammer to prevent sear drag, fitted standard valve stem and standard spring but heavier hammer spring. fixed/replaced probe. Velocity is now down to 5.7ft/lbs 578ft/per sec but the valve completely empties with one shot (when I turn off the CO2, which is good right?)

So its back to the drawing board. I'm opening up the valve but its apparent that spring balance is critical in the AS. I'm going back to the standard hammer spring and lightening the standard valve spring.

Any thoughts as to why my velocity is dropping consistently shot on shot? Is it temperature?

The AS is a lot harder to get right than the 2250b
Cheers
Mark


    
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