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BSA R10 (erratic grouping update)

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Stu, May 4, 2012.

  1. Stu

    Stu Keyboard Hero

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    Just an update as to what the problem is. I contacted xtx yesterday and Darrin was very helpful and advised me to remove the new silencer i bought and do 10 test shots and the same again with the shroud off. Before i tried this i had taken it to a local gun shop, after going trough my problem with him he pointed out some marking on the silencer where the pellet was catching. He stated that it is a common fault on the early r10 that the barrels some times dont fit right, he also pointed out where my barrel has been drilled to stop the catching of the pellet and when i put the new silencer on it was this that started with the problems of the erratic grouping.

    I did try with the silencer off and i didnt need to go any further as the gun was no longer erratic

    I will later test the gun for pinpoint accuracy.....

    Thanx for all the advise stated in the last thread :up:
     
  2. El Caro

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    Good to hear you got it sorted matey:up:. Don't forget that if you take the shroud off for any reason the centralizing bushes must be fitted on the barrel before the shroud is returned to position otherwise pellets will clip the end plug/silencer.
     
  3. Stu

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    Yeah thats understood, some great videos on youtube from xtx :up:
     
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    Ah lovely job mate glad ya sorted it. XTX is a legend mate. He has helped me a couple of times. cannot say enough good about him.
    Bet your well chuffed. :)
     
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    You could always shitcan the entire shroud and go for the bare-barrel look? :)
     
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    I prefer that look without the shroud tbh...each to their own.
    Degs
     
  7. Stu

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    Would it not be to loud without the shroud
     
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    Egg Major Poster

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    Get it threaded and fit a Twink :D
     
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    What he said :thumb: .... works for me :D ............................................. :coffee:
     
  10. Stu

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    Im a right twonk .....What is a twink and threaded
     
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    Twink - excellent moderator/"silencer" made by Adi Waugh of A&M Gunsmiths.

    Threaded - having a 1/2" UNF thread cut on the muzzle to accept a suitable moderator.
     
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    This is what i would do to be honest and i like the look better too

    I have the Twink on my Rapid and is top draw, better than the HW silencer
     
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    I've had the shroud removed on mine and got a hw mod on it,it's quieter than a mouse farting :D
     
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    glad you got it sorted mate ....you can start enjoying it now atb matt
     
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    Cheers guys :up:
     

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