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Thread: Extended bench shooting sessions...

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    Marksman
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    Default Extended bench shooting sessions...

    Been playing around with the S400ERB set at the highest power level.
    Only gives me about 30 consistent shots...so I hooked up the scuba cylinder under the table, connected the fill nozzle to the rifle and opened the tap.

    Now I have 12L of air at 180 bars for thousands of consistent shots, better than a regulator.

    Finished shooting?
    Close the tap, bleed air, disconnect..rifle is full and ready for the hunt.

    Works very well with the AA filler with the thin longish hose.
    No reason why this should not work with FX2000 and other Webley variants, S200, EV2 etc.

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    That will only work if the pressure in the tank is less than 200bar. Anymore and you risk damaging the rifle or yourself!!

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    sure...that is why I mentioned the 180 bar figure.

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    Sharp Shooter
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    Seen it done before.

    Would not try it on the new S400 connector!!

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    Marksman
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    why not?

    That is the connector I am using to do it?

    works perfectly...

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    Sharp Shooter
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    Guido I have had my charging niple jump off my gun a few times under pressure, and I like to think I am careful .

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    oh...are you talking about the new style filler with the filter?
    I thought about it before doing it and following my logic I would think that the pressure is exerted in both directions towards both o-rings.

    The old style filler though could pop directly off if the locking ring was not engaged properly.

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    i will hook scuba tank if i shoot with a full-auto pcp machine gun.

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    Sharp Shooter
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    Yes the new style filler with the filter.Keep a tight gtip on it when I charge my gun now.

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    Mine new style filler has also jumped off a couple of time with a LOUD POP!! First time it happened I nearly sh$t myself!! :eek

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    i was told by another birdy that there is new new style filler (new style + some sort of locking mech.)

    i think with the new style filler, it's advisable to hold it in place when opening the valve. once the o-rings seals the system, the pressure should hold it in place as guido suggested..........

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    yeah...i suspect it can jump off it is not pushed on properly over the 2nd o-ring....Importer? Any suggestions?

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    Urabus I think hold it in place till you are finished.Mine seems to creep off even though I held it in place to start with.Now I hold it all the way and it does not give me problems.

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    Guido---Right!

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    Mine has jumped off a few times when it was pushed in properly.
    The trick I think is to keep everything dead still while you're filling it. The movement causes the adapter to slip off.

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