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Advice HW 100 Barrel Band

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by zippo1973, May 23, 2014.

  1. zippo1973

    zippo1973 Donator

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    Hope someone can help. I got my new HW100 KT today. When I tried to mount my scope (its a MTC Viper 4-16x50) i couldn't use my sports match medium mounts as the scope wouldn't clear the barrel band so I had to use the high mounts that came with the scope. I'd much rather use the medium mounts, so is there a way of removing the barrel band so I could use my medium mounts but still keep the cylinder supported?

    ATB

    Nick.

    PS have just seen this http://rowanengineering.com/hw100barrelband5.jpg would this work?
     
  2. terry1001

    terry1001 Major Poster

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    Some HW100 owners do suggest free floating the barrel and the Rowan band would do the trick. I'd be quite happy with the high mounts which is what I normally use.
     
  3. meme

    meme Banned

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    It would work like terry said and i all so shot with higher mounts ,gain a bit more distance
     
  4. larryking28

    larryking28 Busy Member

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    You could convert your existing band that holds the tube and barrel by tidily removing the top barrel part and just repainting the piece left if you didnt want to pay for the Rowan part.
    Also you will need to unscrew the air tube as the support piece only slides off from the back of the air cylinder and not the front.
     
  5. Hodg

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    I have a rowan one mate and its sound.
    Atb Terry
     
  6. sneakysniper

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    My hw100 came with the barrel band off and it shoots just fine.
     
  7. vitalich

    vitalich Keyboard Hero

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    I have as new rowan band for free float barrel
    Not working good on full leight
    Would let it go at 75% of original price
     
  8. Seanalf

    Seanalf Engaging Member

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    How much would that be and is it the black one?
     
  9. vitalich

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    It.s black

    Cost 32.90 posted from rowan website, so would be 25 posted
     
  10. Pelletpower

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    I'll have te barrel band if it's available.

    Cheers
     

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