mcarterbrown.com  

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-10-2017, 02:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
MCB Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: NE Ohio(Parma)

Ok I'm confused.

A few weeks ago I purchased a marker off of Facebook and was told it was a stroker conversion. I was satisfied and very happy with the marker and was told in advance it leaked. It's a back bottle conversion with brass line going from the rear asa to two spots ( I guess the valve and lpr) and yea it leaks. Vents out of the front of the lower tube enough to drain a 9oz tank in less than 1 minute. I'm thinking the coupler o ring is trashed and I'm ok with that. The ram and 4 way didn't seem to be leaking and the marker would cycle so that's a plus. Now comes the confusion... the serial number is P1867... like it is a Typhoon. It has markings from Sheridan and a Sheridan serial number stamped on it. The barrel and the lower tube are the same lenght also unlike my labeled Typhoon P1783. So what should i order parts for Stroker conversion or a Typhoon or are they one and the same? The finish on the new one leaves a lot to be desired with staining and minor corrosion on the nickel plating. Can the plating be safely stripped or should i just bite the bullet and send it back to Palmers for replaiting? Any advice is appreciated.
JudgeMental1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2017, 09:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
Newbie
 
Bsaylor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Central Northern Michigan

CCM Fan
Brass and Wood Fan
PPS Fan
If u could post a picture or two from various angles that include the lower tube that would help a bit.

Likely what you have is a original Sheridan or PMI that had a replacement barrel soldered on.

The nickel finishes can vary quite a bit based the condition and content. The brass varies from a smooth "greyish" color to the more usual "satin" blasted finish to a high polish.

With the lower tubes being the same length what your are describing is a Stroker. If it has the serial number on the brass sight-rail then it makes sense that it would have been added when it was converted.

I believe that it runs about $100 to strip nickel and probably about the same to re-plate.

Last edited by Bsaylor; 12-21-2017 at 09:45 PM.
Bsaylor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2017, 04:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
Active Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009

you can also call pps to confirm the parts yah need they keep really good records
saintnoir is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-24-2017, 02:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
Does anyone read this?
 
Jordan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Jordan Station, Ontario, Canada

Strokers and Typhoons share the "P" designation, it simply means "Pistol" configuration.

If the top and bottom tubes are the same length, it's a Stroker based off of a P-series Sheridan pump. If the bottom tube is longer, then it's either a Typhoon, a Hurricane, or a converted KP-series rifle.

Either way, they all take the same rebuild kit.

Nickel can be stripped and replated but from what I understand it's very expensive... I've been told that it would be better off getting a new conversion built.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by HurtCow View Post
And God turned to Gabriel and said: “I shall create a land called Canada of outstanding natural beauty, with majestic mountains soaring with eagles, sparkling lakes abundant with bass and trout, forests full of elk and moose, and rivers stocked with salmon. I shall make the land rich in oil so the inhabitants prosper and call them Canadians, and they shall be praised as the friendliest of all people.”

“But Lord,” asked Gabriel, “Is this not too generous to these Canadians?”

And God replied, “Just wait and see the neighbors I shall inflict upon them.”

My Feedback

My Collection
Jordan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

  mcarterbrown.com » Paintball » The Armory » Palmer Pursuit Shop

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO
© MCB Network LLC