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Question 88g refillable CO2

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by dizaster, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. dizaster

    dizaster Active Member

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    Hi ,

    I have seen on a few forums , the mention of refillable 88g CO2 canisters, but
    have not been able to find any information about them. Were they just a fad and
    are no longer available ? How are they refilled ? What do(did) they cost ?
    My questions come from my son who is looking at the SMK , CO2 XS79.

    Cheers
    Diz & Son
     
  2. Carty87

    Carty87 Donator

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    Buy a springer, no need for co2 caps then, less overall expense, no weather dependable power output either.
     
  3. dizaster

    dizaster Active Member

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    Well , if I could use a springer I would , but being a disabled shooter and have trouble breaking the barrel which gets harder everytime :-(
    I am confined to using CO2 or PCP , and since PCP rifles are out of my price bracket then it only leaves CO2 or dont shoot at all .
    The latter is not really an option :)
     
  4. BJacobs571

    BJacobs571 Engaging Member

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    Walther make an adapter that takes 2 12g co2 capsules it costs about £50 but it can be taken on and off without losing all the gas.
    There are also compressed air cylinders that fit. Only ones with a built in regulator are suitable for use on a Co2 rifle. Unless the pressures are much higher than a co2 cylinder the shot count is terrable.
     
  5. Clubshot

    Clubshot Clubshot

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    Reusable CO2 Bulbs have been made but do not seem to offer regular fills
    And are effected by UK's temperatures
    There are some reasonable deals out there
    Not forgetting that CO2 guns should not be transported with Gas in Guns. Down to rapid Fire possiblities
    Yet Air Guns filled with Air can be

    BOB/R
     
  6. Mike.lewis

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    There is something advertised in air gun magazines called proton-x refillable cartridges, don't know if they're any good but might be worth a look
     
  7. Squirrelking

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    Never heard that one before, surely it won't make any odds so long as it's not loaded? And that would apply to guns with spring mags as opposed to bolt fed.
     
  8. dizaster

    dizaster Active Member

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    The reason I asked the question, was because my son is interested in the SMK XS79, which we understand is powered by an 88gm cartridge. So we were just wondering if they were refillable.
    or are we not understanding something ?

    Many thanks
    Diz
     
  9. Funky Diver

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    88gram CO2 cartridges are not refillable.

    What you "could" do is convert it to air and use an air tank instead. Air refills are available at paintballs shops / dive shops, that kinda thing.

    Alternatively...

    £10 plus post

    Then £20 for 50 12g CO2 cartridges
     
  10. SteveO

    SteveO Top Poster

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    For about £50-60 you can easily convert the 79 to high pressure air using a 13cl Gorilla tank, they screw into the drop block and if you fit an on/off valve you can save a hell of a lot of air and time if you blow a seal, the gun needs to have an uprated bolt kit too which is inexpensive as the threads on the Chinese bolts/screws are soft.

    Lots of shots per fill, over 120 on mine in .22, very accurate and consistent running on air. :up:
     
  11. Patrick

    Patrick Donator

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    Correct and the tel no: 0151 6041788,mobile: 07768406377
    Email: fireballpel@aol.com
     
  12. BJacobs571

    BJacobs571 Engaging Member

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    I looked into buying one of these and as far as I know they are a high pressure cylinder without a regulator so in my opinion they are potentially dangerous.
    It is hard to get any info on them or find someone who has bought one. Plus since they are PCP you will still need either a dive bottle or a
    pump
    They are about £100 and for the cost of a QS79 and one of them you could buy a PCP such as the PR900w as they are only £210 new of the similar PR700w which is powered by two 12g co2 cartridges and has a 8 round magazine or even the QS78 which also uses two 12g cylinders which are much cheaper than 88g cylinders
     

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