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Advice rifle not shooting right

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by guyver, May 18, 2014.

  1. guyver

    guyver Busy Member

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    hello everyone im having a problem at the moment my rifle is sending pellets all over the place now ive replaced the seals,cleaned the barrel and leaded it in also it only sends them flying until it gets down to 100 bar then shoots on target and i know thats not right because i can fill upto 200 bar any ideas what is happening thank you
     
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    Akita177 The Absolute State of Britian podcast

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    What gun?
     
  3. guyver

    guyver Busy Member

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    ags pcr1
     
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    Strange one. I take it you have done all the usual things. Checked you have no silencer clipping, the barrel is secure, no leaks from the bolt on firing,? Etc.
    How is it over a chrono?
    Do the pellets seem to leave a clean straight hole when it's shooting all over.
    Cheers Andy
     
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    Just because you can fill to 200,dosen't mean you have to..try filling to 150 or 160.
     
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    yep done all the usual things three times over lol and i only ever fill it to 160 max and it still dosent shoot right until 100 bar and the pellets leave a smooth hole and its only seemed to happen in the last two months
     
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    jesim1 Kit bitch to the Stars

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    I'm not familiar with the gun, but the problem clears at 100bar, so you know it has to do with pressure, and nothing like the barrel, clipping etc. I would think this means that something under pressure is failing at higher pressures, so possible a seal on the air chamber before the breach, as after the breach does not matter in this case because you still talking about it only happening below 100bar. If this gun has a regulator it may have failed?

    James
     
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    May have a similar valve issue as air arms s400/500, see cloverleaf's post. Only a slight deformation of the sealing face can start to cause problems with the rifle only coming up to power lower down the pressure range.
     
  9. Akita177

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    Might be worth stripping the to check the firing valve and springs.
    Lend a chrono to see what its doing?
     

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