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.
Agree with everything said, it's all easily fixable but why should you have to. I am sure Crosman will take care of it. Ask them to send you a Postage paid box.
If you are going to do mods, or install a new valve you still want the original valve to operate correctly for your next project. Or if you have the necessary tools and the inclination you may want to mod the valve yourself.
Once you tear into one of these you will see just how simple they are to work on.
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