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Crosman Nitro Venom Dusk

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Bomber1961, May 11, 2019.

  1. Bomber1961

    Bomber1961 Man of Kent

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    hi all,
    I have a nitro 177 the piston lost it’s power,
    I bought a new piston and stripped and cleaned, degreased and re greased with stp and graphite paste,
    The old trigger was also broken I bought a new Crosman phantom x trigger and piston seal,
    The phantom x trigger is not a direct replacement it’s too big to go into the chamber slots so I had to use the parts required to rebuild the old trigger which was a nightmare,
    when I re assembled the piston I found there was no preload so I had to add another washer into the rear piston holder this then gave a nice amount of pre load, using my homemade spring compressor from a large adjustable g clamp a re fitted the piston and put it all back together,
    onLy to find the trigger didn’t latch into the piston so I had to strip it again and rebuild the trigger as the sear spring was upside down,
    Put it all together again and tested yessss ! It works,
    Spent the afternoon setting the sights and finally starting hitting the target at 25m
    The power seems good and good grouping,


    Not a great trigger but the nitro piston is good it shoots well for the money.

    I have ordered a new aa TX200 as I had one years ago which was a great gun so I can’t wait to test it.
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2019
    Brock1Rgj likes this.

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