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empty hornet wont take a charge,any ideas?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by graham, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. graham

    graham Active Member

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    i have jst attempted to refill my bsa hornet multishot but it wont take the charge.i gave a friend it and he foolishly emptied it of every shot.(last time i offer him it) ..i had the same problem with my ultra but cocking the loading mechanism and placing the safety on seemed to close everything up and then refilling was simple.but this doesnt seem to work with the hornet.the air seems to be escaping out into the barrel somehow.going by the sound and release from barrel so a guess

    if you have any ideas or thoughts i'd appreciate the help

    thanks
     
  2. graham

    graham Active Member

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    answer to the above

    i have found info on the above problem so hope this helps anyone else who suffers the same problem.the details are bellow:::::


    Air is leaking from my barrell of my Hornet. What should I do?[FONT=verdana,arial] This can happen if the gun is not cocked before it is filled.Simply cock the gun and refill, remembering to decock afterwards.If the problem persists, the main valve may be leaking. Please refer to your dealer, or contact BSA directly.[/FONT]
     
  3. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    I always cock my S410 b 4 filling, told to so by a x Air Arms shooting champion:Dnice bloke, dont ask me why, or what it does, not a clue, but,I HAVE NEVER HAD A LEAK:):D:up:. Andy
     
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    it took a few attempts but using the cocking mechanism did eventually hold the charge.was frustrating to say the least but alls well now thankfully.

    maybe a safety of sorts but thanks for your post
     
  5. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    No prob's mate happy it helped.:D
     
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    it has something to do with the regulator. it stays open if there is no pressure:confused:
     

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