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Help with BSA Scorpion magazine.

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by bunraku, May 12, 2014.

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  1. bunraku

    bunraku Member

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    Hi

    I have a .22 Scorpion and I had to replace the o ring tonight. I've pretty much followed the instructions in the video below but

    1 There is no tension.
    2 The mag seems to load left to right, but it was right to left before.
    3 As soon as I stick 1 pellet it there's no movement. So basically it is single shot just now.

    I have the one end of the spring in the small hole in the mag and the other in the small hole in the mag casing. I can't see any way i could have put it back together wrongly or in reverse but something is wrong. Any help appreciated .

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVmbLtaq2WU&sns=em
     
  2. metalman

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    If you have no tension, it's because the spring not engaged with holes, or, once engaged you have not "wound up" the mag a bit. I take it that you are using an old style mag
     
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    If its a new style mag with a coloured rotor then you need to get the spring seated in both the holes, the rotor will sit on the spring, then you want to give it 5-6 full left turns, press the rotor down and keep it down, then put the plate back on before you let go of the rotor, pop the screw in and you should be sorted. I hope that makes some sense.

    Atb, billy
     
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    Thanx i am sorted.
     
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