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Daystate sportsman mk2 help

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Dicer, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. Dicer

    Dicer Donator

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    Hi
    I've just fitted my new scope from Santa but now when pumping the gun with the side lever, pressure won't build up but just escapes from the end of the barrel, I'm sure it's me doing something stupid or maybe not doing something.

    Please help before I go mad and get the hammer out. (Gun model in title)
     
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2013
  2. hawk eye

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    what rifle you got budd might help us to help your :)
     
  3. BJacobs571

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    it sounds like the valve is not sealing. If you cock the gun before firing try that as the hammer may be holding the valve slightly open or there may be some dirt in the valve or the valve may have become damaged.

    Unlike Hawk eye I can read your thread title and I am capable of googling the Daystate sportsman to see what kind of rifle it it. :D :D
     
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    As Bjacobs said try cocking it first, many guns have the same solution to the problem if the pressure gets too low, it is far easier than contemplating taking it apart or resorting to the hammer.
     
  6. Dicer

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    Thanks tried that just my luck though doesn't seem to make any difference.
     
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    Has the air emptied completely? You might need a blast from a bottle to get it started.
     
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    I don't think that's possible as it's an old gun that you pump up with a side leaver.
     

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