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Carl Quick's LiteWieght 2240

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.


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Have had trouble...

July 3 2012 at 3:30 PM
robert  (Login gubb33ps)
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Response to Well, to restate the basics. 1. A lighter striker will need a heavier...

..getting enough spring to speed a lite striker up to the point where is get back to the same energy as a heavy striker. Even taking some weight from the front end of the striker in order to lengthen stroke a bit hasn't fully made up the energy. Many just have a small area for a striker spring to operate, so when increasing striker tension, end up with a very stiff spring.

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