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.
Jerry (Login bckskin2) Crosman Forum Member from IP address 220.127.116.11
If I have a choice between 2 Nitros for about the same price. One is full power advertized at 1200 FPS. The other is "detuned" to 695 FPS for IL. I'm not looking for a hunting rifle just a plinker. I'm more interested in accuracy than power. I've got a vintage Blue Streak, that's fun but gets to be work, a 2nd variant of a 160 that shoots good but is pretty weak, and an old 66 Powermaster. Would 500 FPS make a difference in cocking effort and accuracy?
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