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.
It's true IF you consider the spring expansion pushing the piston does, in fact, recoil against the guns total mass. Half the spring energy does go there. ( which may be forward )
I fear we might quibble over semantics ?
( which does not mean we should not strive to obtain correct definitions of the words, and how we apply them. To that end, I will always welcome correction )
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Now, if a way can be found to recover such things as spring recoil, and redirect it so that it ultimately aids pushing the pellet......
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