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Advice BSA Mercury Mk II

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by seakingfixer, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. seakingfixer

    seakingfixer Engaging Member

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    Been offered an attic find in pretty rough shape , quick trawl through Chambers and I recon a refurb will cost me about £80.00. Having never shot a BSA Mercury MK II in .22 my question is, is it worth the time effort and cost.There are no peripherals ie scope ,sling, moderator to sway me just the gun. I am looking from the perspective of fix and use not fix and sell.
     
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    If it was offered to me then it would be a 'no-brainer'. I'd use the gun as a labour of love project, but that's just me - I enjoy the experience of the refurb as much as using the finished gun.
     
  3. seakingfixer

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    bhodge noticed you have a couple of meteors. found a stock and barrel in the back of the shed which i think are from a meteor. barrel a bit rough but stock ok. if you want them message me an address. no charge .
     
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    Flipping 'eck...this doesn't happen to me! It's usually me giving the gear away!!
    Many thanks, I'd love to have them. PM on the way.
     
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    Mercury is one id like to refurb. Give it a go.
     
  6. goatboy

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    The BSA Mercury is a lovely air rifle, i refurbed one last year with the intention of selling it on. But now it's all fixed up i just can't bring myself to part with it, if you got the time and money i reckon it is a well worthwhile project.
     
  7. landymick

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    I'd say go for it,if its complete it really won't cost much may be seals & spring.If you bide your time other bits may come up cheaper.
     
  8. oliver13

    oliver13 Donator

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    £80 pounds in parts is roughly double the value of the base gun, but really, what else will you spend the money on? A sorted Mercury is a very nice gun.
     
  9. valboskie

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    I have just serviced a mk2 mercury. £80 for parts is steep I replaced the main spring breech seal and Piston seal for a lot less
    What other parts are you going to buy.
    They are a great rifle to shoot you won't be disappointed.
    Atb
    David
     

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