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Idea, will it be worth it

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:51 pm
Author: wannabie
hi this is my idea

say you get an old break barrel Air Rifle ( where you cock it ) that doesnt work/ dont want anymore and some how thread the end of the barrel so you could screw it into your valve on a ordinary pneumatic spud gun. would this increase the performance of the gun or not.

What do you think?

Re: Idea, will it be worth it

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:58 pm
Author: hi
wannabie wrote:hi this is my idea

i think its a great idea.

it would increase the profomance. you could even aim it if you had sights

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:11 pm
Author: wannabie
thanks but i wont be able to try this idea for myself because i dont have an airrifle and i cant get one because i dont have a licence and becuase of the stupid laws here so if sommone else could try it that would be great.

Oh yeah and hi the question wasnt directed at you alone lol. what i ment to type was Hi, this is my idea.

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:19 pm
Author: Brooner115
haha I catch a sence of humor coming from u... thats good. and good idea i cant try it though sorry. i think it would be pretty cool if someone could do that.

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:27 pm
Author: wannabie
well i may be able to do it if i can convince my freind to let me buy his airrifle then convince my mums boyfreind ( he is a tool maker ) to thread the barrel for me i might be able to do it.

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:28 pm
Author: paaiyan
Well it's a pretty good idea, I just think that, depending on the gun, it might be hard to thread the barrel. But so long as you can make that part work it should work like a charm.

Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:39 pm
Author: wannabie
ok well i think i will be able to get the barrel rifled if i do end up doing this the gun would be an old BSA Meteor.

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:42 am
Author: singularity
about the barrel threading... i never have actually threaded a barrel but i have added a threaded fitting to one (same effect just simpler). in general the barrels i have dealt with are an odd outside diameter and i have a very limited set of taps so what i do is buy a brass 1/4" to 1/8" bushing and bore out the inner threads so i can slide the barrel through it. then i would super glue the barrel in place.

heres a picture of what im talking about, the barrel could not have been threaded in this case because it was made of 1mmm thick aluminum

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:15 pm
Author: wannabie
Thats a Nice idea although i would have to use a bigger adapter since air rifle barrels are like mabye around 1/2" or 3/4"ish OD.

Just reminding anybody who reads this i probably wont be able to do this so i would like somone else to try it for me.