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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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The barrels...

February 12 2012 at 7:53 PM
robert  (Login gubb33ps)
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Response to more or less anticipated the issues

...are choked, so they did try something different. But the bore is rough and a bit over size.

Seems like 3 choices:

A Marauder barrel could be made to work, but would lose the choke when shortened. that may not be bad, have had several non-choked barrels shoot well.

Custom LW barrel.

Mod the bolt to carry an O-ring and use a standard Crosman barrel (or after market 22XX barrel).

Of the three, belive I'll eventually go with the o-ringed bolt and probably a 5mm LW barrel.

 
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