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Dusty 03-29-2013 03:56 AM

Mamba Ir3?? Can anyone tell?
 
Hello chaps,

I'm basically after a bit more information about this marker.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...z/ac26a1f9.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...z/2d0f79d0.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v6...z/33880b87.jpg

What I'd like to know is

1, Specifically is it a Mamba Ir3?
2, I think it's going to need a battery. I can get one made up easily enough, is it worth changing the board to something running a 9v?
3, it holds air but leaks very slightly at the top of the HPR. Anyone know where I can get o-rings which will fit it?
4, is it worth anything to anyone? The guy I bought it from assures me it is a bit of a rarity. Maybe over here it is.

I'm based in the UK. Had it up for sale here but no one really interested. Much like myself, too old :)

thanks for your help in advance!

RedHairedTrev 03-29-2013 01:36 PM

Is it a Mamba IR3. Not a Dynasty version though.
It still has the cobra insignia coin on the side - don't lose that!

If the board is still good I would just get a new battery. If both are bad, get a 9vlt board/battery setup.

If you just need that one oring, honestly I would just take it to a hardware store and find the next closest size for .39 cents.

They are rare, but not super rare. I would peg the value around 230-360.
It will be rare enough to make people at the field go :huh::clapping:

Dusty 03-29-2013 05:13 PM

Thanks for the verification.

Yes, board is sound and working. Off to the model shop for a new battery!!

The o-ring is one of those oddball shaped oval ones. I'll have to have a hunt.

kerrymcclure888 03-29-2013 06:23 PM

Nice looking gun you have there sir lmk if you would like to part with it I like the older angels

Dusty 03-29-2013 06:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kerrymcclure888 (Post 2668905)
Nice looking gun you have there sir lmk if you would like to part with it I like the older angels

I'll keep it in mind, thanks :)

davehome333 03-29-2013 10:34 PM

let me know if you switch to the 9v. I want your stock board if your giving it up.

superman 03-30-2013 03:19 PM

its a normal oring just been sitting there awhile

gainman 03-31-2013 12:08 AM

^^^ correct. if you squeeze the top and bottom of an oring it will become oval lol.

Winnebago 04-01-2013 05:28 PM

you can try lubing the lpr piston with dow 33 and putting dow 33 all around the oring around the flashtank manifold (that oval oring you're talking about).


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