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Question How long should i keep a PCP cocked?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by FXpoacher, May 10, 2008.

  1. FXpoacher

    FXpoacher Engaging Member

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    Well we know if you leave a springer cocked to long it will affect it, But what about a PCP?.
    The hammer spring is a lot smaller, but a slight change in tension and power will be greatly reduced!.
    Has anyone else thought about this?

    I know it's easy to de-cock it, but my T12mag is auto indexing and has to be removed or it put's another pellet in the barrel.
     
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    I too have thought about this. Sometimes if my PCP has been cocked for a while whilst waiting for bunnies, it doesn't seem to have as much power as when its cocked and fired within moments.
     
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    i wouldnt store it in the cocked position .but between shots dont think it should have any affect
     
  4. FXpoacher

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    But how long between shot's, 1hr?.(My hunting lands not that busy!!)
     
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    i would imagine 1 hour would be ok
     
  6. FXpoacher

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    Nice one!:D
     
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    Idid a check omy Stype on the chrony it was running at 785 fps with airarms pellets left it for a hour cocked 787 fps no change really
     
  8. FXpoacher

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    Scientific data as well!
    Cant beat that for service!
     
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    it shouldnt as the charge for the shot is stored ready is it not (in regulated guns):confused:
     
  10. Andy

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    Hammer spring tension, go back to sailing yer little boat. :D
     
  11. Andy

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    Get an Airwolf, keep it cocked as long as you like with no power loss. :amen:
     
  12. a1gunner

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    what about S410's then?:confused:

    ok i'll go back to my boat:eek:

    im out on the motor boat tomorow:cool:
    if its sunny i'll take the inflatable ring with me:D

    [video=youtube;Ltc7CpLxNNc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ltc7CpLxNNc&feature=related[/video]
     

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