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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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Re: Thats pretty close for a mini aguage...

June 18 2012 at 10:08 PM
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Response to Thats pretty close for a mini aguage...

I've heard it described that the sweep of a gauge can help indicate its accuracy. Something about a 0-5,000 psi gauge will give different readings than a 0-2,500 psi gauge when reading the same actual pressure. What I read was that the accuracy of the gauges has a sweet spot of sorts that it's calibrated to where at a particular pressure it's dead on. Other places along its sweep of pressures will be less perfectly accurate and this varies per gauge and per their maximum pressure variation. The widest sweep or range of gauge will give the least accurate pressures, at least in the inexpensive gauges. A narrower range of pressures may be more accurate, depending on quality. So quality, how they're calibrated and maximum pressure reading sweep play a part.

 
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