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850 magnum

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by rabbitrun, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. rabbitrun

    rabbitrun Member

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    Hi guy's anybody out there know where to get hold of a 9oz co2 bottle and adapter in the uk to convert my 850 ? the 88grm r very pricey, Seems to be the way to go for the lads in the U S A any help appreciated cheers
     
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    i am sure there must be a place in the UK where you can do this convertion, but also have a look at the US....you might save money this way

    Mac1 will be your best way to go, as he exports many items
     
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    id go us mate theres plenty over there.
     
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    Wrong adapter....

    That's the correct unit to use two 12 gram powerlets, but not nine ounce 'paintball tanks'. You want the Mac1 unit or one of the two from Crooked Barn. The Mac1 unit is the ideal length as the PB tank snugs into the open end of the stock stretching it just enough to get snug (it's basically square to start). It looks like a Super Ten. The short CB unit is too short (you need to trim the stock), the long one too long and doesn't engage the stock. The short one is 'right' for conversion to HPA, however.

    I also suggest you look at the 3.5 ounce tanks, half the length, better ballance. Then again, I fill my own tanks (another $20 fitting from Mac1) with a 'twenty pound CO2 fire extinguisher' tank I bought used for $80. Same basic tank as used to dispense soft drinks. Gas is under a dollar a pound, whatever that works out to be in Euors per kilo.... A nine ounce fill is about half a dollar, three and a half are next to free. As important to me, I get fills in the garage, not in town.

    Glad you folks in the UK are 'warming up to CO2', there's a lot to recommend it.

    Doug Owen
     
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    Thanks Doug and to everyone who has taken time to answer my thread, i'll make some enquiries in the US.
     

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