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Red Alert Co2 Seal

Discussion in 'Technical' started by simonplatt, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. simonplatt

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    the seal seems to have gone in my red alert pistol. I have always left it charged for about 5years. the gas escaped quickly when I inserted a cartridge.
    I think that the seal may have just flattened out rather than blown.
    I cant see how to get to it to replace it, nor can I find them for sale online.
    I put ptfe tape over a cartridge which almost sealed it and enabled me to shoot a magazine of bb's but was then empty.
     
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    Afraid I have no idea what the seal yo are after looks like but....
    Does it look like the one in this picture? (far right)
    :thumb:

    [​IMG]
     
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    sorry for delay guys, got the car in bits at the moment, then the washing machine started leaking, then the drain in the fridge blocked and flooded. so been a bit busy.

    thanks for the replies, yes it is fitted with a threaded bush, but the first suggestion is like a cup, it is more like the one in the pic, only it's white, and a beggar to get at, have lost a tiny spring now which fits in the magazine release pin, for which i am still looking.
     
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    The one in the pic is a replacement, the original was a white/opaque colour.

    Also the one in the pic I would say is a tad thicker than the original but easy to get hold of.
    :thumb:
     
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    ....unlike your magazine release pin spring!
    :D
     
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    thanks, I will order a packet of those.
     

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