- - Shootdown
|BLachance75 ||07-01-2012 01:57 PM |
I bought one of the AA Vigilante reg backs from II Sports but I'm getting shootdown if I go for more than about 1bps. It has what looks like he old 8hole mod. I dont have any problems if i use my minimag valve. Anybody have any suggestions.
Are you using all the same internals from the stock regulator?
I have 2 of them mounted and they work perfectly.
Try changing out the reg seat
|BLachance75 ||07-01-2012 03:44 PM |
Yeah I swapped the internals from the AGD valve. Should I use the reg seat that came with the Vigilante or the AGD one.
Either one should work. It's a drop in replacement. Make sure you didn't put the spring pack in wrong and lube the packing on the piston.
|BLachance75 ||07-01-2012 06:28 PM |
I didn't lube it after I took it out and wiped it down. I'll give that a try.
As far as putting it in correctly, what way is correct. It has a little nub on one end, I think I have that pointing forward.
Originally Posted by BLachance75
I dont have any problems if i use my minimag valve.
Are you using a completly different valve or are you talking about just the back part...the regulator?
|BLachance75 ||07-02-2012 05:07 AM |
Just the back part.
Hmmm....you got me brother. Like I said before, I have 2 of them set up and they work as advertise. Besides the milling and material they're made of, the too backs are identical.
|adam45 ||07-03-2012 11:25 PM |
Did you change the air fitting? It sounds like something might be restricting the air flow before it gets to the reg.
I had taped up a fitting and installed it with the loose end of the tape covering the opening one time, try and diagnose that, lol.
Another time I installed a swivel fitting with a braided hose. Turns out the fitting allowed the hose to go so far in that it covered the internal passage way about 50%. That was another head scratcher.
Take a second look, may be worth it.
|Spider! ||07-03-2012 11:32 PM |
Compare the spring packs between the two regs. A short, crushed spring pack will be stiffer and flex less for the same pressure, opening less at the seat.
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