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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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Quit picking on Crosman

December 14 2011 at 2:21 PM
Ron  (Login oo7fuzz)
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Response to Yup. Cuz' what holds the checkvalve open isn't the pressure...

They design for longevity rather than efficiency.

Your light spring is a good mod but the heavy spring and the force it exerts to the sealing process stands a better chance against particles of debris which so often collect across the seal surface in question. Where the first pumpstroke might otherwise fail to seal completly should the spring be of minimal force.

 
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