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Crosman 2250 safety.

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Evolve82, May 26, 2015.

  1. Evolve82

    Evolve82 Big Poster

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    Right, I spent a bit of time taking apart a 2250 for the first time as needed work doing on it. Took out the safety spring carefully and also the sear/trigger spring. Sanded the sear and trigger with 240 wetanddry so all is now smooth. Lithium grease applied.

    Went to put the safety spring back in and had a nightmare as, 1. Screwdriver I was using was magnetic so once in place was pulled out again upon removing the driver. 2. Switched to using a cocktail stick and it didn't hold it in efficiently and popped out! Found it and tried again. 3. Did exactly the same thing again but could t find the bloody thing!

    I now have new spring and wanted some advice about how to fit it so the safety works and I don't loose the spring this time! Can't get the spring in without it pinging out when attempting to put in place.

    Hopefully someone will make sense of this typed rant and offer some helpful advice!!
     
  2. T 20

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    Put lots of grease on the spring to hold it in place.

    keep the trigger frame vertical and drop the tube downwards onto it.



    all the best Mick
     
  3. Evolve82

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    Thanks for the advice. Will cover it in a light lithium grease before starting.

    What tube?
     
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    you do know there is a ball bearing as well as spring, best to put bb and spring in complete pistol grip and then attach to cylinder easiest way
     
  5. Evolve82

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    Yeah got the bb. Does that go in at the top or bottom of the spring? (Assuming gun is the way up you would have it to shoot).
     
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    Bottom on safety
     
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    Hi Evolve82
    Hope you don't mind me coming in on this, you should never use a screwdriver, or any thing that is metal as it will mark/scratch, I use a narrow brass rod tapered at one end.
     
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    Don't mind at all, thanks for the advice. I wouldn't use a screwdriver for most things but am sure it won't matter on a tiny internal spring!
     

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