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
more or less anticipated the issuesFebruary 12 2012 at 6:19 PM
|chuck (Login charlie9g)|
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Response to 10 months in... (long)
it's going to need a barrel. i'm going to fab up a single shot tray out of wood. the magazine might work well and all but i would likely shoot it more single shot.
it is a substantial piece and more in line with a mini carbine setup. i am going to shoot it without the butt stock and with a large rifle scope so either a taco hold, or shot across folded arms. i'm a rifle guy so will be happy with a midget rifle.
i want a brit style gun and would have been happy to get the full sized marauder rifle but the pistol seems to shoot more naturally in the non FAC power levels. the whole thing about this piece has me going, it's a pistol sort of but more of a carbine and suited to shoot at 10-15 fpe. it could make a nice stealth piece that could be carried in a pack and allow some discreet sniping while on walks where tramping around with a rifle on a sling might raise eyebrows.
i might get extraordinarily lucky and get a great barrel but sort of doubt it will happen. i'd be willing to pop for an l/w but wonder if a cut down marauder rifle barrel or something would also work. crosman has done something very strange and mysterious with these barrels and it may be the way they have choked them. ?
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