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Old 10-26-2013, 11:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Bolt action my PGP?

I've searched several places for a how-to or advice on making my PGP a bolt action but haven't found what I need. I have a General Joe's center fire bolt in it now and would like to remove the pump handle and use a handle off the bolt. I'd rather not drill my bolt, so if that's necessary then I guess I'll forget it. I assume I can get a knob of some sort that will fit the hole in the bolt for the pump arm though I don't know if something like this already exists out there.

Any advice or info on parts needed to do this?
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Center fire pgp bolt....

Oh boy yeah, thats a tough one. Do you still have the stock bolt just toss a screw into the bolt arm hole and tada!
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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No I don't have the stock bolt.
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I replaced mine with a Cooper-T awhile ago. If you want my spare stock bolt it's yours.
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With a General Joe's bolt you will have to re-drill the airport hole in the bolt or it will not line up when you move the bolt to lock position. Also since the cocking lug floats in a General Joe, it might lead to problems with rotation of the bolt.
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Old 10-26-2013, 11:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Crap. I guess I need to think about it since I like the bolt.

Axel: Thanks for the offer. Lemme think about what I'm going to do and I'll get back to you.
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With a General Joe's bolt you will have to re-drill the airport hole in the bolt or it will not line up when you move the bolt to lock position. Also since the cocking lug floats in a General Joe, it might lead to problems with rotation of the bolt.

What airport hole are we talking about? Pgps are rim fired or so I thought and have seen.
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Old 10-28-2013, 11:11 AM   #8 (permalink)
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General joes bolt has an air port and directs the air up to the center of the bolt.
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General joes bolt has an air port and directs the air up to the center of the bolt.
Just looked that up never knew that existed. That would be a bad bolt to make bolt action, you would need to drill a new airport for when you lock the bolt forward.
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:05 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Yeah my decision now is: bolt action a stock bolt or keep the GJ bolt.
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