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Old 01-17-2008, 09:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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99' Cocker and straight co2

I am currently looking to buy a 99' RF Cocker body with internals. I want to know if I can use a 3.5 or 4 oz co2 without a reg. Will I need different springs?
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Old 01-17-2008, 11:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re-springing would be a good idea, although I was cycling my 99' with a 20oz. screwed into the VA at my friend's today.
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I wouldn't use a reg on CO2. It will freeze up. If there isn't a reg on it, chanced are it was already set up to use CO2. Try it out with CO2, see how it shoots. You will have to chrono it. I mean, I had my black magic running on co2 last year in summer. Had to send my hpa to get hydo tested. I was expecting it back sooner then I got it, and a game day came up. I had to play. So I played with my marker to get it to work on CO2. I didn't have to change the spring. I just had to turn the REG way up. Like 600 psi and the LPR way up too. I didn't have the MQ valve yet too.

This was over all a bad Idea, because the reg froze up a few times, and destroyed the seals. I had to get a rebuild kit, which was no biggie, but thats why I wouldn't use a reg with CO2
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My reg froze up when I used anti siphon. It didn't freeze completely but it was enough to damage the seals. It was cold that day, could have something to do with it. But I still wouldn't use co2 on a reg.
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Depends on what regulator you're using. I've used a stabilizer with a siphon tank and it didn't damage anything. I run several PPS Stabs, an ANS Gen-X II, a few old WGP inlines, and an Air America Unireg on CO2 without issues.
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