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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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November 20 2011 at 2:45 PM
Jim in PGH  (Login 144man)
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Response to What about one of the old AIR17 pump arms--

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A piece of 1 1/4" round wood curtain rod, bedlinered. Drilling the holes for the pins was tough without a drillpress. Actually, only the back holes line up and are pinned. The front ones have pointed setscrews pinching the pump arm. But it was solid and stable with just the one pin. A little leather bumper tucked into the slot on the arm made it MUCH quieter than all that plastic slapping around.

I think we're all Bozos on this bus.

 
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