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Old 10-31-2012, 09:03 AM   #661 (permalink)
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no they allow those since they are retained by a bungee but of the 10 or so fields I have played around TX NONE absolutly NONE of them allow barrel plugs that are not pistol specific and retained by a bungee. All long barrel guns have to have bag style blockers.
That's a crappy deal cause even if they just punched a hole in that yellow plug they give you and put a bungee on it that would better than what is currently being offered. But look on the bright side now we have reason to buy sexy lady barrel bags!
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:20 AM   #662 (permalink)
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To many people shot with improperly used barrel plugs. But any improper bbd is unsafe. Its the insurance companies requirements for the field as I understand it.
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:04 AM   #663 (permalink)
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They're illegal in Canada.
Huh? I still see them being used
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Old 10-31-2012, 10:52 AM   #664 (permalink)
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The TPX plug is not ASTM certified. Thats why Tippmann cant sell them separately
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Old 10-31-2012, 11:03 AM   #665 (permalink)
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Huh? I still see them being used

It may just be Ontario, but I was told by the owner of the field I worked at that they were forced to switch a few years back. Several of the guys I know at Pro shops have said the same thing. I can't speak for BC or Alberta, but I know that here in Ontario they are illegal.

Whether fields abide by that is a totally different story, though.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:00 PM   #666 (permalink)
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ok here is a picture of the breech sleeve.Name:  sleeve.JPG
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i stuck a piece of paper in there so you see the placement of the detents

waiting on confirmation of what is brass and what is aluminum.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:00 PM   #667 (permalink)
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Yep, every field I can think of that I've been to in Ontario no longer allows barrel plugs, you have to use a bag. Many of them even have signs posted saying exactly that. Once in a while you see someone using a plug rather than a bag, and once in a while those people get away with it (probably because they're clearly adults and look experienced enough to not be an idiot about it), but for the most part, plugs are no-go.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:43 PM   #668 (permalink)
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:54 PM   #669 (permalink)
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Seems to have standard Nelson down-the-barrel velocity adjustment. That's good.
Also looks like the gun might be compatible with the Trracer's weaver-rail pump handle, if you leave out the underbarrel return spring and guide rod.
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Old 10-31-2012, 12:55 PM   #670 (permalink)
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Disassembly drawing: I like it

also, dat breech.
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