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Old 01-09-2011, 03:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
The Inflicted
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Originally Posted by REDNA View Post
are you running it on a co2 tank with a syphon tube
are you running it on a syphon tube
VMs love liquid
I don't have a Siphon tank currently.
I had been testing it on HPA, but when I switched to my CO2 tanks like you suggested and re-sprung it with my lightest mainspring it started recocking happily. Thanks!
MAN is this thing a beast!

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Originally Posted by Greywolf View Post
Make sure the sears aren't too worn down. Check it's well oiled and the o-rings are sticking/rubbing. There should be a screw inside the bolt for velocity, if it's a star-fire type it may not have the ball bearing to "click" at half turns.
Putting the valve on the widest port sends the most air to the velocity/bolt. Putting it on a smaller port will give you more pressure to recock.
You shouldn't need liquid CO2 but most VMs don't like HPA without some tinkering.
Hm. I thought I read somewhere that the larger port sends air back for firing AND recocking, but I your version makes a lot more sense. I'll try that later if I feel like it, but simply switching gas sources seems to have done the trick.
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