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Problems with FAC Rapid

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Scooterboy, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. Scooterboy

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    Hi everyone, I have started to have problems with my Rapid 7 MK11 FAC and need some of your expert advise. This is the second time its happened, I unscrewed the buddy bottle off to fill it, that was fine, but when I came to screw the bottle back onto the gun, the air just came out of the gun

    The first time it did it I took it to a shop to have it repaired, that cost me £70. It has had less than a 100 shots fired since then, is there a fault with them and is there a cheaper/easier(DIY)way of repairing them.

    Cheers
     
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    rubbish i dont believe a word you have said are you a daystate boy first post and you are a wind up merchant
     
  3. Scooterboy

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    I wish I was telling pork pies, but unfortunately Im not

    Ive only had it for 2 years, its a fantastic gun but at the moment Im not very happy with it.

    Just want some advise on whats causing it to happen and how to repair it

    As anyone else had same problems with theirs

    Cheers
     
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    sounds like a bent exhaust valve if the shop repaired it surely they havent done there job properly i would take it back to them or you could repair it yourself rapids are easy to work on tr robb does a dvd how to strip them buy a repair kit of theoben and give it a go
     
  5. Rockabilly

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    sounds like a genuine lad to me
     
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    Thanks lads, I have rang the shop today, taking it back next week

    Thanks again for your replies
     
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    hope you get it sorted mate
     
  8. a1gunner

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    odd daystate usually have good rifles

    have you ever overcharged it before? (don't be embarast i did it once but i caut myself before something bad happend
     
  9. Rockabilly

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    daystate??????:confused::confused::rolleyes:
     
  10. a1gunner

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    crap i screwd up where did i get daystate from:confused: probably somew other post playing on my mind

    anyway theoben's don't usually screw up like that.
     
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    probably the mushrooms
     
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    i'm sure they are field mushrooms, they're red with white spots right?:)
     

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