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A few rifles

Discussion in 'Gun Gallery' started by glenhurst, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. glenhurst

    glenhurst Newbie

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    As this is my first post, I thought I'd show the air rifles that me and my missus take hunting/plinking. From the top: Norica Dragon with BSA 3-9x40 scope, AA S200 with Tasco 6-24x50 illuminated and a QB78 with Bushnell Banner 3-9x50. Hope you like them.:)
     
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    Hello mate and welcome to the forum :)
     
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    Hi ya, welcome to the forum:up:;)
     
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    Hello and welcome :up:
     
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    Hi, where did you get that adjustable stock for the S200?
     
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    just a few air rifles? why wheres the rest:p

    welcome :up:
     
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    Hi mate, welcome aboard.
     
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    Thanks for the welcome

    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    The butt extension is just made with four 1" penny washers and spacers made from aluminium tube. The standard stock was about an inch too short for me so this seemed the cheapest way of sorting the problem, cost about 10p and works a treat.:)
     
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    Thats a good idea:up:
     
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    coggy maby you should try that stock extention trick.
    might fix your scope problems:up:
     
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    Yeah it would do but I think I'd break something :confused:
     
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    why how trash are you with washers?:p
     
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    Hi Cognition
    the method that I used was quite straight forward. On my recoil pad there are a couple of rubber plugs that cover the retaining screws. I removed these and unscrewed the recoil pad. The pad has a hard plastic backing bonded to it and the stock has a similar piece of plastic attached. The penny washers fit neatly inside the edges of the plastic backing, so give good support. The tube that I used for the spacer has a 6mm internal bore, which is a good fit over the screws. I spray painted the spacers and washers before assembly. The screws were replaced with a couple that were an inch longer than original. The originals were 1" countersunk screws. If memory serves, I think I used a couple of countersunk 2" x 12 screws.

    My original idea was to cut a piece of 2mm aluminium sheet to support the recoil pad but the hard plastic has worked just fine. I've been using the rifle for field shooting for about 6 months with no problems at all.

    Hope this is helpful
     

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