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Old 05-31-2013, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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MicroMag and on/off's

I have been working on a project MicroMag for quite a while. I originally had an X valve, level 10 with a ULT on/off. I had to take some shims out of the ULT on/off just to get the valve to fit into the body. I have since replaced the ULT with an RT on/off and while the valve fits in the body, it is tight. I am having some trouble with firing now, where sometimes, it won't fire, or chuffs even with no paint. It's as if the level 10 wasn't adjusted properly, even though it worked fine before. I am wondering if the O rings at the top of the on/off could be pinching the on/off pin causing it to stick? Just goofing around, I added a shim (making four total) to the level 10 and it seemed a little better, but I don't think I'm heading in the right direction there.
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Make sure the level 10 bolt fits through the body washer without interference. That issue pops up on occasion. Some level 10s are a little bulged out at the tip where the inside is pressed in, and the body washers can be tight. I also had an old stainless body with enough corrosion on the body washer/insert to interfere (needed sand paper).

Is this a 2k9 body?
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It's a 2K. The bolt is bulged, but does slide freely in the body. the weird thing is, I had it all mocked up and working, took it apart for a year, changed the on/off and now that I put it all back together it's acting up.
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Fixed it! I found this tuning guide. Number 9 was the key. All I needed to do was turn up the velocity adjuster. That guide is pretty good and has multiple pages of info.
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