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mooman978 11-01-2012 04:56 PM

Odd gun can anyone help identify
 
This gun was bought at an estate sale and was working but suddenly stopped, it airs up but won't shoot vid here youtube.com/watch?v=AF-GXySsIxU

MaD 11-01-2012 05:38 PM

There actually co2 in there? Nelsons won't catch unless they're gassed up.

Cool gun BTW.

mcgral18 11-01-2012 05:46 PM

I'll second that, it's needs air to catch.

DocsMachine 11-01-2012 06:30 PM

It's a Junk-Box Special. The foregrip and handgrip are off a Daisy BB gun, the feed tube might have once been Nelson, and the bolt looks Breech-drop Nelson, either converted to dual-arm or out of a different gun.

It's 50 cal? That's odd... Sure it's not .62? (Which was a more popular caliber than fifty back in the day.)

The back half of the lower tube intrigues me. If the CO2 enters from the cartridge as normal, there's a long space between it and the power tube. Is it possible that rear screwdriver-slotted cap is a pressure regulator?

Post some good clear photos. The YouTube vid doesn't show much detail and you were moving it around too much. :D

Be careful dismantling it. Keep track of the parts and in what order they came out- especially if there IS some kind of mechanism in that back half.

Doc.

snaparen 11-01-2012 06:43 PM

I don't see the youtube link



Ok I "fingered" it out

Jebus 11-01-2012 06:45 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF-GXySsIxU

mooman978 11-01-2012 08:45 PM

http://i.imgur.com/G2bhW.jpg?2

http://i.imgur.com/5eQuY.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/mQsLV.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/SVAJb.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/TbR5d.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/y6Iz5.jpg?1

If you need any more pics just ask

THE-SHOOTIST 11-01-2012 10:23 PM

Way interesting build. The CO2 seal part is like nothing I've ever seen. The body is that of a Nelspot, but highly and I may add very professionally modified. The valve tube appears to be missing the cup seal.
I definately want to see this thing up close. More pics PLEASE!
We gotta get this thing running for posterity's sake.
Back in the day, we were ALL "airsmiths". We experimented and modified our guns almost daily. There was no "aftermarket", no "custom shops", nothing. So, we did all this stuff ourselves.
Some of us were more creative and skilled than others. This appears to be just that, someone's garage creation. We owe it to that pioneer to get this thing going.
Cool find! :)

Keebler 11-01-2012 10:34 PM

Does it have a tpc. Does it pop when you pump it sometimes the bolt won't catch if the tpc is screwed too far in.

the_chemist 11-01-2012 10:58 PM

Is that the way the back cap comes out? It looks like a check valve


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