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hw35 help

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by valboskie, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. valboskie

    valboskie Busy Member

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    Greenock Renfrewshire Scotland
    Hi there I have been offered an hw35 to buy.
    The rifle has one problem though when you cocking it the piston does not always hold.
    The owner has no idea what the problem is but has been told it could be the trigger sear.
    Does the hw35 have the rekord trigger unit the rifle is from 1980.

    Can anything else cause this problem when cocking.
    Is it possible to buy a new sear.
    I have seen one picture the rifle need the barrel reblued apart from that it's quite tidy.
    The seller wants £80 for it.
    Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated
  2. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Honorary Member

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    From my limited experience rectifying the problem could range from anything between five minutes with an allen key to adjust the sear engagement to a complete replacement trigger unit (around £80).

    Considering this, the fact that a barrel reblue will cost in the region of £40 + hassle and that a decent used HW35 can be had for around £150; I'd want to be paying less than 80 sheets...
  3. lanciamug

    lanciamug Well-Known Member

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    I'm afraid I agree. Whether the trigger is easily sorted or not, £80 seems a lot of money for a HW35 in such poor condition. I was offered £80 for my mint, fully functioning HW35E! ( I declined)
  4. landymick

    landymick Very Active

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    I think price wise it is ok if the rest is fine.Split down it has enough value in its parts.Could be simple fix as said,SH trigger about £40.00 should fix it or could be piston rod if the sear is not at fault.Either way it is easy to work on & worth a go.
    What cal? by the way
  5. Patrick

    Patrick Donator

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    As others have said it could be just possibly be a matter of trigger adjustment but if it isn't you won't find out till you've stripped it down and possibly find it's going to cost quite a bit more to fix but as LM says you could always sell the individual parts and recoup your money that way if you didn't want the cost of restoring it.
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2014
  6. owain glyndwr

    owain glyndwr Posting Addict

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    the trigger might be fine,maybe the guy has added some washers, might be spring bound

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