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HW 99 FINALLY Worked Out What The Problem Is!!!!

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Witterings, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. landymick

    landymick Keyboard Hero

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    I had an 80 that was similar,it came with 2 shims on the right hand side & 1 on the left.This one didn't have lateral movement though when nipped up but i didn't like how the brech seal sat round the T.P .
    The fix was the barrel & cylinder sent to Venom for a machined breach shim replacement.
  2. Witterings

    Witterings Posting Addict

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    Chichester, West Sussex
    Gone back to the RFD, they're going to e-mail / speak to HC and see if they'll do anything although he didn't seem overly positive about it but see where it goes.
  3. the67al

    the67al Engaging Member

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    What I picked up on with this 99s was that the rifling marks on the pellet when pushed through do not go all the around the circumference of the head, maybe a choke issue I suspect?
  4. nav2009

    nav2009 Donator

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    Just read this thread. I think .177 has hit upon the answer with the bolt and the spring washers and I can imagine in my mind whats going on here. I don't think its a shim or poor fitting problem but the bolt has lateral movement on the spring washers so that the spring washers are not fully depressed where they should be. It would have been easy to order a different bolt or try it with weaker spring washers.
  5. dayglowfroggy

    dayglowfroggy Engaging Member

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    My 80 had a very similar problem to this and the solution after loads of faffing about was it only likes one spring washer now it is perfect .
    The 80 is 36 years old and looks very abused , it only had I've spring washer when I got it so someone had been there before me .

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