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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:-)


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Benjamin 397-392 is it possible to upgrade soldered valve?

June 27 2012 at 7:24 PM
Woody  (Login woodyto)
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I got a Benjamin 397 with a pooched valve in a package deal. The treads on the Valve Retaining nut are in bad shape and the original springs are missing.

I have a spare cartridge type valve, would it be possible to remove the soldered section of the old valve and re-install the newer type valve?

I do not want to put much time into getting replacement parts for the old valve as the threads inside are likely just as bad as the retaining nut.

Thanks
Woody

 
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