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|12-24-2009, 11:23 AM||#1 (permalink)|
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Phantom dumps air down barrel on gas up. (cupseal)
OK, so I picked up a used Phantom at a deep discount from a PBN agglet. Arrived yesterday, looking good...pump stroke nice and smooth. Been used a lot, clearly. Attached a 3.5oz to the VSC adapter...pumped, shot, pumped, <blooosh> the entire tank vented out down the barrel.
Temp was cool (about 40 degrees) and I have no idea what the velocity may be set at. Any ideas from the experts?
|12-24-2009, 11:31 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Kansas for now
Check the valve and cup seal area.
MCB Feedback: http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/f...tml#post975264
|12-24-2009, 02:15 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Ghost with the most
Make sure it still has a valve spring in it. As the others have said, ensure the cupseal is firmly threaded on to the power tube as well. But I bought an SL-68 II for a song from a kid once who complained that it leaked constantly. It had no valve spring in it at all.
|12-28-2009, 03:15 PM||#9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Maybe I put 1 12gr in the marker before I take it apart, but every marker I've bought I took apart en inspected all the parts and seals (most markers I buy do leak a bit ).
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