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Old 10-01-2010, 10:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sheridan Valve Assembly and Other Tech Links

Valve Identification:
There are 2 types of valve assemblies used in the brass sheridan paintball guns. "Cartridge" valves and the older non-cartridge valves. The easiest way to identify your valve type is with the information stamped on the gun. "PA Series" guns use the cartridge valve and "P Series" guns use the old style / non-cartridge valve. Some early sheridans are unmarked but should also use the old style / non cartridge valve. If you're unsure, feel free to ask.

Old Style / Non-Cartridge Valve Assembly Pics
If you have this style valve, you will need a valve tool to remove it. See links at the bottom for DIY valve tools / dealers.

Also, there is a lead seal between the valve guide and the valve nut. It doesn't do much and does not need to be put back in the gun. Most people just throw it away.

Cartridge Valve Assembly Pics
That's not a stock sheridan valve spring so don't expect yours to look like that.

Also, a side note is that prior to taking the valve apart I'd suggest scribing a line down it or using a sharpie to mark it so you know it's aligned properly when you put it back together.

Other Tech Info / Links
Sheridan Recognition Guides: Sheridan Recognition Guide
PG / PGP evolution

Some Disassembly Scans

You can look up pictures / details scans / manuals on Vintage Rex | PMI - Sheridan

Some manuals are also available in the MCB manuals
MCB's Paintball Library - Paintball Gun Manuals sorted by Manufacturer

Thread with links to archives of PGPOG
PGP FAQ on the PGPOG also good for all brass Sheridans

Sheridan CAD / part Drawings
Anyone have measurements for Sheridans?
Anyone have measurements for Sheridans?

Performance Tuning Thread
non-PPS Performance tuning

Valve Tool:
Valve tool, PPS/Crosman/Sheridan [SHER059] - $19.00 : Palmers Pursuit Shop, Where Custom Still Means Something
Sheridan Seal Kits, Valve Tools, Springs, Pump Arms and Misc Parts
Sheridan Products F/S

DIY Valve Tools
DIY Valve Tool
How to: make a sheridan valve tool - Special Ops Paintball
Measurements - valve tool dimensions

Wood Stock Refinishing Thread
Stock refinish questions.

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