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Advice hw77k .22 preload

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by sithe79, May 17, 2015.

  1. sithe79

    sithe79 Donator

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    Hello all,
    Further to my previous 77k woes posted last week. When I eventually get her back I'd like to do a clean up and proper lube. Im currently reading and watching all I can to make up for the temporary loss of my new plinker, having not had it in my possession for 24 hrs, I'm missing her. (Am I the only one who does this?:D) However I'm a little bit nervous of the amount of preload on a non fac spring. I really don't want to b****r the thread on the trigger housing, and also don't want a 77k to the face. I have read lots of contradictory info, some saying there's no preload, others saying that a bomb shelter is required when opening one up. I don't have any tools, spring compressor or bomb shelter for that matter. Any of you weihrauch experts able to offer a definitive answer? I'm assuming that from the factory, all 12ft/lb .22 springs will be the same.
    Thanks in advance.
    Atb
    Si
     
  2. JD

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    I think your trying to run before you can walk Si.

    My experience of an Hw rifle going back because of an issue, they do tend to come back shooting very well, but if push comes to shove, get someone who knows what there doing to tune it .
     
  3. sithe79

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    Thanks JD, I've worked on my 95k quite a bit and was looking forward to getting into something a bit more advanced. Hopefully when I get it back it will be shooting nicely and won't need tinkering with. If it does, maybe I'll see if I can find someone local with a better equipped workshop to go through it with me.
    Atb
    Si
     

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