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BSA Meteor MK7 .117 (Few newbie questions)

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by dp1, Jun 5, 2014.

  1. dp1

    dp1 Donator

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    Hi All

    Just bought my first air rifle two days ago and have a couple of questions:

    Can the front fibre optic sight be removed and a suppressor be fitted? If so, Which suppressor would fit? (I'm aware that it probably won't make much difference on a springer)

    I've read elsewhere about "tuning" the inside, What does this affect if done? Will it mean a decrease in sound at all? It's got quite a "twang" to it

    Thanks in advance for any help :hail2:
     
  2. walker

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    im not a meteor expert mate but I reckon the front site cant be removed. as for the twang that's how most springers seem to come out of the box bar a few unfortunately.as for tuning, there is difference between getting rid of the twang and actually changing the firing cycle of the rifle. if you want it proper tuned Id get it sent to someone who knows what they are doing.
     
  3. dp1

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    Thanks for the response walker

    Just from looking at this pic it looks as though it could possibly be removed/replaced?

    [​IMG]

    edit: just found out its held on by a single screw.. be right back
     
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    Hi DP1
    Welcome to the site.
    Best advice I can give is to suggest you look on the "Knibbs" web site. It shows your gun in exploded detail.
    If the gun is shooting OK I would leave it for a while, and you are correct a silencer wont make much difference. The twang is possibly the greatest noise.
     
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  5. dp1

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    Just answered my own question really but this should help if anyone stumbles upon this thread in the future

    The very top bit with the fibre optic slides off sideways, Uncovering a screw

    [​IMG]
     
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    hi,for what its worth if its a new rifle it may be best to keep it as it is for a while to keep your warranty,good luck
     

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