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Old 02-18-2012, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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More problems with the Mini

Ok, so it was leaking down the barrel, I lubed the bolt, and the o-rings and I replaced the poppet with the current v3 version, and it STILL leaks? Any ideas? None of the O-Rings appear worn, do I just need to power it up and dry-fire it?
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Old 02-18-2012, 11:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Umm first thing did you make sure to completely reset the poppett to seal it up. We also just had the same problem with a buddies mini and what I ended up doing was stripping the entire marker down and lubing all o-rings including the air transfer plate o-ring. Also even if an o-ring doesn't look worn it could still need replaced.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Little piston thing in the noid is possibly sticking, happened to mine after it was sitting for too long. Can disassemble it carefully to free it, pretty sure there is a guide on PBN to do it, or from memory ( I may be thinking of something else here, it has been a while since I've held let alone tear down my mini) there may be a small opening on the underside of the noid big enough to fit a small allen key to give it a prod.

Vibration from just pulling the trigger enough times, with eyes off of course, might shake it loose too.
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