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Advice BSA meteor mk5 project help

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by bluemonkey, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. bluemonkey

    bluemonkey Busy Member

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    A few years ago I bought a mk5 meteor cheap and as a result of the recent bad weather i have decided to start a little tlc project. The stock has a few dents and dings and has been stained and varnished, but I'm planning to do a custom finish anyway. The main problems I have are the finish on the barrel and action is quite scratched in places and the piston seems stuck in the cylinder and both front and rear sights are missing. Does anyone have any advice how to remove the piston and what's best to do the the scratches on the barrel? Hopefully I'll post some pic later. Oh if anyone has a spare front or rear sight I'd love to hear from you! Thanks everyone.
     
  2. brett1985

    brett1985 Posting Addict

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    the finish on the barrell is a type of stove enamelling, not easy to repair.

    the best thing you could do is nitromors it all off and either blue it or paint it.

    i use antichip paint to do all of mine, its very forgiving and hides a multitude of marks very well.

    with regards to the piston, try soaking it all in thin engine oil over night, it may allow it to loosen and move. just be sure to make sure its all cleaned out before reaaembly.

    if you get really stuck, send it to me and i'll get the little blighter out! lol.

    if you need anymore help though, pm me and i'll pass you my mobile number.

    brett
     

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