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Filling Problems

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by SP99, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. SP99

    SP99 Well-Known Member

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    Upon pushing the end into the full port, and slowly opening up the full bottle, air is not going into my gun, and blowing out from the blue circle in the picture below, in the direction of the red arrow. Any help welcome
     

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  2. thumbhole

    thumbhole Keyboard Hero

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    Pinch it up tighter. Also have you tried cocking your rifle ? some need this doing but make sure its not loaded. :thumb:
     
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  3. Katoom390

    Katoom390 Engaging Member

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    Is the whip end fitting tight on the probe? Probe o rings ok?
     
  4. SP99

    SP99 Well-Known Member

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    All bran new and good spec, if I open the tank with the fill probe gently in my hand I can feel the air coming out of the correct place, it’s only when it’s in the gun it comes out the back
     
  5. SP99

    SP99 Well-Known Member

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    It’s a 300bar tank and I read somewhere it had some kind of 200bar restrictor in it, does that need removing?
     
  6. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    Dowty seal required between probe and whip?

    Either that or tighten it a bit more....
     
  7. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    It has a flow restrictor in. Leave that in place....
     
  8. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    As per Thumbhole's post, have you actually tightened it up properly with spanners, or is it just finger tight?
     
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  9. ratman60

    ratman60 Pro Poster

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    Hello, as other posts, a dowty seal and spanner up tight,
     
  10. SP99

    SP99 Well-Known Member

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    Sorted, was only finger tight, took a spanner to it and problem solved! Probably should’ve tried before asking;) but oh well!
     
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  11. sagalout

    sagalout What a plinker!

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    For any one reading this thread you do NOT need (nor should you use) a dowty washer for that connection, it is a metal to metal cone joint. See here
     

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