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What do you do to the current Diana 31/34..........?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by arthur john smithsplease, Jun 3, 2015.

  1. arthur john smithsplease

    arthur john smithsplease Busy Member

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    .....to get it shooting smoothly at UK power levels?

    I assume it can be short stroked, and since it is no more expensive than the HW95, I wonder why it has never been seen as an alternative.

    Would it be better in 177 or 22?

    Would it be better with the long or carbine barrel, or in the Professional version with the barrel weight?

    I'd be grateful for any input from someone who is familiar with the gun.
     
  2. cloverleaf

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    Avoid them..? :D

    I think Bigtoe might be your man for this question..
     
  3. arthur john smithsplease

    arthur john smithsplease Busy Member

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    Well at least you have stuck your neck out.:D

    Most people just appear to be completely apathetic where Diana products are concerned.

    I doubt I will get many other replies.

    And yet, if they were no good, the Germans and Americans wouldn't buy them.

    And in case anyone says they are too expensive, you can get the 31 Panther posted from Schneider's for a little bit more than £170. Add 12 euros for a 12ft lb spring.
     
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    Can be great rifles, only downside is the angles transfer port and the dia of it,

    issue is not the stroke really but he piston diamater, to big, that said lightening the piston will help, i fancy building one with an O ring head and a 200g piston just to see how it will do.

    great trigger...T06 i feel can be better than a rekord when adjusted right
     
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    Are the 31/34 the same internally as the 280?
     
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    no the 280 has a shorter stroke and lighter piston
     
  7. arthur john smithsplease

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    Thanks Tony. At £170 they must be worth a punt. I'm about to order a 280 full length 177 and UK spring from that well known place. A little bit more than £200. MacAvoys have sold out of theirs.

    As I understand it the 280 is a scaled down version of the 34, designed to achieve only UK power levels.

    Although I seem to recall Tony once said they could probably be tuned to function at higher power than 12ft lbs.
     

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