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Hw80 Tuned To Perfection

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mattyw1987, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. mattyw1987

    mattyw1987 Engaging Member

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    After reading the thread started by @hw80guyl I've decided I may go a different route with the 80 I'm playing with at the moment and hoping I can get some input......

    So far I've decided to cut some big slits in the cylinder with a angle grinder, sleeve the transfer port to 0.5mm, fit a lead weight in the piston while using a anal bead as a top hat finally followed buy a spring from the venerable B2 for absolute perfection.

    Does anyone have any ideas how to make it even betterer?
     
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    shauny Top Poster

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    chiansaw the stock:)
     
  3. mattyw1987

    mattyw1987 Engaging Member

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    Nice idea thanks I never thought of hand crafting the stock.
     
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    I assume this has all been done with absolute precision ?
     
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    I have lots of ideas, but I'm afraid they're a trade secret so unfortunately I can't tell you.. :p

    Oh go on then, forget that moly mallarky.
    Use butter as a lubricant. I find "I can't Believe it's not Butter" works best.

    That's cuz it's not butter, see.

    But shh, the guvmint doesn't want you to know that... ;)
     
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    Yes and I'm sorry to say that you have minimal chance of understanding my advanced engineering skills that I've learned over decades of precision craftsmanship.
     
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    I have no clue about shooting or even how an air rifle works other than by magic, so bow down to your superior knowledge. I am a brain surgeon though, so if you ever want a frontal lobotomy doing I've just bought a new set of wood bits from Aldi that go nicely in my grandfather's old hand drill :up:
     
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    Gary Jones Keyboard Hero

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    You might want to consider removing the trigger and re install it the wrong way around as I've found over decades of trial and error that it greatly improves the feel of the trigger.

    I'll put some pics up later so the idiots can understand :D
     
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    I’d ask your Mrs permission before you use your anal bead as a top hat mate she might not want it back after being covered in LT2 paste
     
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    Butter makes an excellent lubricant. Have you seen the film "Last Tango in Paris"?:D
     
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    Don't forget to warm up the main spring until cherry red then quench in ice cold water then varnish and sprinkle with sand:finger::thumb::finger::D
     
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    I’ve heard piston seals made out of wet toilet paper which has dried hard works really well, sorry I don’t know if this trade secret had been mentioned I was listening to my government music while watching bellenders
     
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    Patton Jack Reacher's big brother

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    Squirting 5cc of diesel into the cylinder before each shot is the cherry on top with airgun tuning.
     
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    I always get nervous when someone mentions using an angle grinder lol
     
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    Essential for world class hw80 tunage my friend
     
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    This cant be correct.
     
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    Mr wolf Sad times

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    Bespoke,super secret and within the confines of the law absolute precision?

    And does any tuning cater for us remedial forum dwellers?
     
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    Us peasants just don't understand. ........just cavemen playing with the wheel :oops::facepalm:
     
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    Mr wolf Sad times

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    I like squares n s**t doc
     
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    Jagdwaffen Suns up guns up

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    That takes me back to a long and interesting thread....:laff:
     
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