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Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by jaffaman, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. jaffaman

    jaffaman Well-Known Member

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    Hi can any one tell me the right fill pressure on a solo please,I see the max is 200 bar but that's not it.No one seems to know on ***(the dark side )I hope some one can help on here,ta,
    ps .also what is the sweet spot pressure please.
    Andy:up::up::eek:
     
  2. FXpoacher

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    Hi jaffaman!.
    I put in 220bar in my FX Typhoon,Which is the same as a solo. The problem is, to much pressure in the tube means when the hammer hits the valve, it can't quite release enough air before the pressure close's the valve.
    Mines an FAC so this is easy to overcome with a few mod's. A standard solo would go over the limit if you did these mods.
    I believe the "sweet spot" is when the pressure is just right,and just the right amount of air is released when the hammer strikes, and you get say, 10-15 shot's at roughly the same speed etc. My sweet spot is the first 15 shot's from 220bar sending a 16gr FX/JSB pellet off at between 300-290 meters a second!. At 50 meters that 10 mtrs per second makes no difference.
    Fill it up to 200 bar and fire off, say 50 shots to see when it's most consistant. Then refill again and fire off shot's till you come to that spot again, then see what pressure you've got left, say 175bar, and that would be your optimun fill. There probably is an easier way of doing it, but it worked for me! Good luck mate:)

    I forgot to say, If you look on FX's web site, the air tubes are rated to 220bar.
     
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  3. FXpoacher

    FXpoacher Engaging Member

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    Did it work jaffaman?
     
  4. jaffaman

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    Hi ,180 bar is just right.oh what's this web site(fx's) ,:up:Andy:up:
     
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    Optimum pressure for a .177 might be higher than a .22; the calibre probably makes a difference.
     

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