1. The Forum Rules have undergone some minor changes and updates.  Please take the time to read them; it will only take a couple of minutes of your time. By doing so, you lessen the chance of incurring the wrath of the moderation team or making yourself look foolish to other members.

    90% of users posting adverts in the Sales forums need to be reminded to read the rules as their posts are wrong.  This is unnecessarily time-consuming and will no longer happen - if your advert doesn't follow the Sales Rules it will be deleted and you'll have to start all over again.

    To close this box once you've read it (and the Rules), click on the X in the top right-hand corner.

    Thank you.

    AGF Staff



    Dismiss Notice
  2. A reminder of one of the Forum Rules:

    'Behaviour

    Do not make inappropriate or offensive posts - including threats, harassment, swearing, prejudice, defamation, deliberate insults or name-calling, other negative remarks about this forum, its moderators and administrators or your fellow members. Even if this is just your own personal opinion, RESPECT YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS.'

    There have been changes made to our censoring software in an attempt to help with this growing problem.

    Click the X in the top-right-hand corner to dismiss this notice.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Dear members,

    Our membership (like our country) consists of people from all walks of life; different in far more ways than can be listed here and each with a different view based on their experience of life - regardless of their colour, religion or cultural heritage. Every single person in the UK has been born of mixed race – we are a multi-coloured and multi-cultural country.

    As many of you are aware there are a handful of individuals amongst this membership that persist in making provocative, inflammatory, racist and otherwise offensive comments. This has been happening across the forum to a certain degree but is most especially prevalent in the Adult section.

    The moderation team has tried to stay on top of this, however unfortunately because of the ‘offensive’ nature of much of its content we don’t monitor the Adult section quite as much as perhaps we should. As a result much of this behaviour has gone unnoticed unless it has been reported to us. While the team always intended to take a "light touch" approach to the Adult section it would seem that some people aren’t quite adult enough to be left unmonitored after all.

    This behaviour is, and always has been against Forum Rules as well as the specific stipulations of the Adults forum and it will no longer be tolerated. We feel it's time to draw a line in the sand and as such from this point onward offenders will receive an immediate and permanent ban from the forum.

    In order for us to achieve our goal of restoring the forum to the friendly and tolerant place it once was, we ask that ALL members be mindful of the content they post and help us to stop unacceptable behaviour by using the 'Report' tool at the bottom of any offending post - the results of which can be seen only by Admin/Moderators.

    You should all receive a copy of this message by PM. 

    To close this message box, click on the 'X' in the top-right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice
  4. Hotmail block emails from us entering your inbox. Unless you can setup a safe sender you will not get activation emails from the forum. Please use an alternative provider or complain to Hotmail.
    Hotmail addresses include.

    @Hotmail.co.uk @Hotmail.com @outlook.com @Live.com
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Postings on Politics, Religion & Controversial Off-Topic Material

    The majority of users do not want to read about these subjects and people have left the forum as a result of it – this is after all an 'Airgun' Forum. It’s all very well to say they don’t have to read it if they don't want to, but as most of us use the ‘New Posts’ button there is no easy way to avoid it.

    All AGF staff members are in favour of people being able to discuss what they want, but we have to draw the line somewhere if it is upsetting other users. We don’t want to read about these topics either.

    IMPORTANT- The discussion of politics and religion is no longer allowed anywhere on the forum (including the Adult section).  The only exception is if it's airgun related - they must be put in the Airgun Related Politics section..

    We will not tolerate bullying or personal attacks, racism or any other offensive 'isms'. we will remove these topics from the forum, we will not give you an area where you can abuse each other. We will not hesitate to ban offenders.

    To clear this text box, click on the 'X' in the top right-hand corner.

    Dismiss Notice

Air Sporter Mk4 Help Please

Discussion in 'Vintage collectable airguns' started by Hazey1275, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. Hazey1275

    Hazey1275 Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Brierley Hill, West Mids
    Hello everyone, I'm after some help with my rebuild on my Dads MK4 airsporter. Its the loading Tap (breech Plug), I cant find an exploded view of this gun only the one that shows the MK4 and 5, but the tap is different on mine. The one I have is the parallel one with the small countersunk allen key on the opposite side to the lever. when I have take this apart it has no spring or ball bearing. Is this correct? John Knibs seems to show the correct one but says it comes oversized for fitting? anyone know what this means does it require any further work to fit?? Apologies for all the questions, I just want everything running right. Many Thanks Dave
     
  2. flatrajectory

    flatrajectory Posting Addict

    Messages:
    1,877
    Likes Received:
    654
    Location:
    Telford
    It must have a spring and ball for it to indent open/closed. There is a small hole in the end opposite the lever for the spring and ball. If yours has no hole then it is a defective item.
    The oversized taps are for those rifles that have worn breech plugs ( the hole that the tap fits in), yes the oversized taps require lapping in to fit.
     
    Hazey1275 likes this.
  3. Hazey1275

    Hazey1275 Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Brierley Hill, West Mids
    Many Thanks
     
  4. Hazey1275

    Hazey1275 Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Brierley Hill, West Mids
    upload_2020-6-29_15-22-26.png
    My breech plug is like this, the indexing plate fixes to the opposite end to the lever with a washer and a countersunk Allen Key, no hole for the indexing spring and bb.
     
  5. flatrajectory

    flatrajectory Posting Addict

    Messages:
    1,877
    Likes Received:
    654
    Location:
    Telford
     
    Hazey1275 likes this.
  6. Hazey1275

    Hazey1275 Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Brierley Hill, West Mids
    Thanks so much, can I just use the standard indexing spring and ball bearing, that's used on the other types of breech plugs. Sorry for all the questions, I'm learning as I'm going
     
  7. flatrajectory

    flatrajectory Posting Addict

    Messages:
    1,877
    Likes Received:
    654
    Location:
    Telford
    Yes I believe they were all the same.
     
    Hazey1275 likes this.
  8. Hazey1275

    Hazey1275 Member

    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Brierley Hill, West Mids
    Your a star thanks for all the help
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice