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Total, Instant Co2 Losses From Two Seldom-used Pistols...

Discussion in 'Technical' started by JeffOYB, Apr 13, 2020.

  1. JeffOYB

    JeffOYB Newbie

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    I enjoy airgunning but have a couple CO2 pistols I haven't used in a few years. I just gave them a try and both of them blasted out all their CO2 in a few seconds. The air came out of the trigger areas. Rats.

    Gamo R-77 revolver -- CO2 in handle
    Crosman SSP-250 -- CO2 in under-barrel tube

    I tried putting a few layers of teflon tape over a cartridge in the revolver -- no improvement

    I see screwdriver notches down in the tube of the Crosman but I don't have a screwdriver wide enough to bridge the gap across the needle. I've read that I should turn it 1/4 turn -- but I have read different directions of turning in 2 articles. The article that seems totally expert said clockwise -- tighten.

    Any bright ideas? These wd be vintage pistols at this point. Any way to juryrig new seals if that's what I need? Or is there a place where I can get seals?

    I'm in the USA. ... I'm thinking Timmy at Mac1 might be the guy. He did a great repair and superpower mod on my old Sheridan.

    THANKS!
     
  2. flatrajectory

    flatrajectory Keyboard Hero

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    If you haven`t used them for a while the seals will have dried out and shrunk a little. Just put a few drops of pellgun oil or similar in the gas tube then gas up again only this time even though gas is escaping just keep cocking and firing ( without pellets) as fast as you can. The leak will stop after a while... or should do. If not then its a full strip and reseal.
    Pete.
     
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    JeffOYB Newbie

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    Thanks. I have some Mac1 'special sauce' that I believe is intended for seals. ...An airgun oil. I've put a few drops onto the seal area of both pistols. I'm letting them sit awhile. Fingers crossed! Is it reasonable that it might take oil awhile to revive the seals? Any notion how long? I'm willing to be patient to give them a better chance...
     
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    Make sure you let us know your results; here's hoping you are successful.
     
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    Just put a few drops in and load a capsule straight away. If it doesn't work first time the put some more in and try again
     
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    I have seen seals on ebay which are standard fit for most Co2 pistols, no doubt be on usa version too
     
  7. ped

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    ssp is easy to fix and just needs the flying saucer seal replacing if it's leaking from the tube
    you smetimes can just take the retainer off and flip the seal
     
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