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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

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You'd probably need a steel barrel as well, to match the tempco of...

May 11 2012 at 11:21 AM

Steve in NC  (Login pneuguy)
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Response to be nice to have some steel tubing laying around with identical

...the steel tube. Otherwise the much greater rate of expansion/contraction with temperature of the stock brass barrel would fatigue and fracture the solder joint.

Of course, you could forego the direct bond between barrel and tube. But then how much of the original gun's design and tradition would be left?

Of course, I guess that's just the old "slippery slope" all modders face. How much "modd'ing" is possible before - piece by piece - for all practical purposes - the original gun is simply gone? happy.gif

Steve


    
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