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Advice Gamo Rocket IGT Questions.....

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by BarnyHeal, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. BarnyHeal

    BarnyHeal Well-Known Member

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    Chaps,

    I bought the above for a bargain price fo ra little plinking fun whilst i'm slowly redoing the stock on my S410.

    Two things im aware off, its loud, very loud, when it fires and causes an echo effect too. Its got a fluted barrel shroud thingy and as far as i can tell there arnt any options for a silencer. does anyone know differently or is there a way of cutting the barrel to make one fit? Its too loud for the neighbours in the garden....

    secondly, i cant zero the scope in, its come with a ~Gamo 4x32 and no amount of setting up can i hit anything further than 6 yards! It always fires of to the left, any thoughts?


    Thanks Barny
     
  2. ratman60

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    hello, it is quite a cost to get the barrel cut and re do the front machining to shoot straight, cant remember technicial term:rolleyes:
    but those plastic front sights can be removed with care and if it reveals a smooth barrel and not ribbed or whatever you can get a silencer made by matt 975 off here, just make sure you measure o/d of barrel with a micrometer. i think those rifles have a gas ram?? which should be quiter than a normal springer not tuned. welsh willy aka woodfield gpc can cut barrel and take off shroud or maybe other forum members know this rifle better and help with info.
     
  3. RichieRich

    RichieRich Ping!

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    I would check the scope mounts, but from what i've seen on the web reviews about the IGT models, is that they can kill scopes. Can't help with the silencing of it unfortunately, the jacket on the barre is plastic and has no means of mounting a silencer.
     
  4. hairyarms

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    I used to have a Gamo shadow sport which had the plastic fluted barrel.Mine was really loud too I cut the barrel down and glued a 20mm id steel tube on it.I also added some weight to the hollow butt and messed with the trigger.I really liked that gun I had it for about 5 years and it was pretty accurate.What let it down in the end was the plastic breech,it got sloppy over time and I couldn't tighten it up to get rid of the play.
     

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