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Question more power out of a beeman p17?

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by jimmyhackers, Jul 11, 2014.

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  1. jimmyhackers

    jimmyhackers Well-Known Member

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    hello. first post on here.

    just wondering if thers any way of squeezing more power out of my beeman p17.
    i bought the thing when i was 18 and it was awesome but it started leaking after about 300 shots. its only recently i blew off the dust and did a full DCOA and replaced all the seals polished oring seats etc etc and its back to perfection and not shredding orings.

    naturally ive got the gun buzz back and im looking for a bit more umph from it.

    there are several ideas i have for more power but im figured id ask the experts before i start making a mess.


    comments, thoughts, ideas?

    thanks in advance for your replies
    jim
     
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  2. peteswright

    peteswright Engaging Member

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    I would just accept the gun for what it is and just maintain it with oil not grease, which causes more problems with gunking up the valve system. I changed to oil and have had no problems. HW40 (same design) states to use oil. I put two drops on piston every 250 shots. ATB. Pete.
     
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  3. Tadpole

    Tadpole Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Hi Jimmy

    This is taken from the rules (Power) It is not permitted to discuss power modifications on the open forum, or decreasing power as reverse engineering leads to potential problems

    Any discussion via pm please ................. :coffee:
     
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