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Advice HW85K needs TLC

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Tresor, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. Tresor

    Tresor Newbie

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    I'm new here and have owned my HW85K for many years, however it has been collecting dust for quite a few of those years. With the prospect of getting some hunting ground I've broked it out and now need some advice on getting it slick again.

    I noticed the power was down so took it apart for a re-lube and clean etc. After putting it back together, power was back up for about 10 shots before dropping off again. Do you think it needs a new piston seal?

    Another thing I noticed was the the spring was slightly bent at one end. Is this a big problem?

    And finally, the accuracy of it is way off too. Could this be down to the seal & spring? If so, how exactly can this have an affect on the accuracy?

    Many thanks
     
  2. FXpoacher

    FXpoacher Engaging Member

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    Personaly, i would replace the spring,and seals, Clean the Barrel and get about 500 pellets through it.
    It will settle down, and if it is over powered you could take a coil or 2 off the spring to bring it down.

    Good Luck!
     
  3. Tresor

    Tresor Newbie

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    Should I buy an exact replacement, or are there any other better options to go for aside from the V Mach kit?
     
  4. FXpoacher

    FXpoacher Engaging Member

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    If you dont go with a v kit, then replace all the bits with originals. That way you get to see how it all works when standard. :)
     
  5. Rockabilly

    Rockabilly Big Poster

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    if i were you i would go for the v mach kit, or if you have plenty of spare dosh send it off to steve and have it done.
     

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