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hatson striker

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by peter9, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. peter9

    peter9 Busy Member

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    hi, just bought one 177 for 60pds off mate who bought it 3months ago, are they all very stiff to cock and the telescopic sights not to clear, seems very powerful after my old bsa and acurate but it is bloody hard to cock, i do it across my chest, are they all like that.thanks
     
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    hello, i dont realy think so, i had a 85x and was no problem to cock and quite smooth to shoot, i would suggest if you are able to strip down and check parts might be broken spring or?? you can get a parts diagram off internet. while you do this you might want tune so look on woodfield gpc web site. or just re grease and replace. as for scope which model?? could be internal moisture or not properly adjusted, also most spring rifles are best with 1pc mounts.
     
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    no springs broke it shoots dead straight lovelly gun but very hard still to cock but its only fired about 50 pellets from new,ive oiled it up bit no difference must need running in
     
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    I have a .177 striker and the barrel lock up is quite tight, to break open the gun i give the shroud on the barrel a sharp tap with the palm of my hand and to close it you have to do it in one reasonably swift movement. these guns do have a very positive barrel lock-up which can only be a good thing on a break barrel. It will probably ease a bit with use though.fifty pellets is nothing most guns need a tin of pellets or at least a couple hundred through them before they settle down and loosen up a bit
     
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    As said,tap/hit the barrel swiftly with your palm to break it,then cock it and a swift movement to close it, The lock they use is very tight and can't be broken like the Weihrauchs and other guns with the ball bearings.

    Hatsans are very good guns and respond very well to a little tuning.
     
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    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    50 pellets is not broken in, 500 possibly, 50 not a hope!
     
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    its the initial break open thats the hard bit,ill try tapping it
     
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    oil is not recommended in the spring/piston tube try an air rifle grease . i did find the 85 tight but as others mentioned will ease off with time and use.
     
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    Make sure the barrel pivot and breech jaws are properly lubricated as they leave the factory with little if any lube in this area + a dab of grease on the breech locking plunger and cross pin.
     
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    thanks, greased it up and tap it now with palm of hand it breaks open, bit different than other gund ive owned
     

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