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R10 Accuracy Issues

Discussion in 'Technical' started by nudgermanning, Aug 27, 2019.

  1. StellaArtois Sr

    StellaArtois Sr Springer Whore

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    Personally I would check it over a chrony.
    Ade :thumb:
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  2. TR158

    TR158 Posting Addict

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    Yep. Low or spikes in power will cause this issue. Also check the FPS spread

  3. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Check it over the chrono - if velocity's consistent the issue is nowt to do with the reg - tbh accuracy problems rearly are although it sounds like you had good cause to junk the original reg (they are bloody awful!).

    Remove anything from the barrel (mod, shroud) and re-test. If you get no joy, repeat while single-loading the pellets as opposed to using the mag. Are you using exactly the same tin of pellets as you were before it went pear-shaped? If not, try a selection of other pellets.

    Sudden degradation to groups this large smack of something fundamental changing (such as the mod clipping) although IMO the barrels are poor quality at best and certainly don't live up to all the marketing bullsh*t BSA pump out in an attempt to trade off their past reputation.

    Was the gun bought new, and if so how old is it? Depending on how sympathetically everything has been treated it might be worth refitting all the original crap and rejecting it for a refund..
  4. nudgermanning

    nudgermanning Member

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    Ive changed the breech / probe seal and given the barrell a good clean so ill be testing it this evening to see if thats improved the issue. Failing that ill have to try and get access to the chrony juat to make sure that things are good on that front. As for clipping, ive inspected the internals of the shroud and theres zero evidence of any clipping however ill still remove it and replace with the original to see if that makes any difference. All the fun and games of owning a BSA
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  5. Dennis74

    Dennis74 Active Member

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    Could you update us on your findings ? Where you able to solve the problem?
  6. bigal

    bigal Jedi.

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    Codnor park. Notts.
    I put it in a vice, sil off, single loading, as said chrono test first, as said FPS etc good, it's odds on the barrel after to do. let us no how it feels on traveling down the barrel, easy or tight with a rod,, just a clean on a tight 1 not much of a gain. will need a polish to help, and a spray of silicone down it. ;) Al
  7. bigjohn

    bigjohn Engaging Member

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    Going back to the silencer someone one here gave a great trick to try out which was placing some masking tape of the end and draw the exit hole on the silencer take a shot close to something to see the the position of the pellet hole on exit hope this helps.

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