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Thread: FXA Impact Spiralling issue...

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    Default FXA Impact Spiralling issue...

    After spending some time and a lot of pellets with my Impact, I noticed that although the rifle was accurate the pellets were spiralling....after some testing with a push rod i found the following on a lot of the pellets...





    I stripped the barrel...removed the brass thimble and re-machined the barrel...gave it a polish...loosened the choke a fraction and all is good...the barrel was one holing at 25m which they test at....not so much at 50m...

    shooting a lot better now...
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    That is a bit concerning as I am about to take the plunge..
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    Quote Originally Posted by DSF View Post
    That is a bit concerning as I am about to take the plunge..
    Especially considering the price these are going for
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voodoo View Post
    Especially considering the price these are going for
    +100
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voodoo View Post
    Especially considering the price these are going for
    Zigzactly.
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    had the same issue on my SPA M10 but not that much. Pellets were flying everywhere
    my barrel was fine. problem was a sharp edge in the brass part / loading breech.
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