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Barrel Band On A 2240

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Makis, Mar 25, 2020.

  1. Makis

    Makis Member

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    Have just fitted a steel breach to my 2240 with an old HW 77 rear sight, the barrel seams very secure but what are your opinions on refitting the barrel band?
    Regards, Makis
     
  2. Halinfax

    Halinfax Full time tinkerer and general all round nice guy

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    DEFINATELY... it will make it much sturdier....rather than just having a floating barrel...
     
  3. Garththomas

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    I put a 10” barrel on mine and I have a gmac steel breech. I am using it without the barrel band and it feels pretty solid
     
  4. Halinfax

    Halinfax Full time tinkerer and general all round nice guy

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    Depending on the fit and depth of the barrel in the breech you could get away with not having the barrel band on.. Its NOT an option on the 2250 ...

    However, once you get a moderator and possibly an adapter on the end of the barrel it could cause an element of droop...

    Everyone to their own I suppose...
     
  5. Makis

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    Thanks for the replies fellas, i will omit the barrel band as (a) the barrel is solid and secure, (b) i do not use a mod on the gun, and (c) the barrel band is a poor fit, it pulls the barrel down. I'll leave it as is, and thanks again for your input.
    Regards, Makis
     

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