A good day gone bad.

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by AndyIoW, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. AndyIoW

    AndyIoW Member

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    The sun is shinning and there I was enjoying my shooting.

    Was testing my rifle of a bench for group sizes then after one shot I get a loud pop/hiss from the barrel. Looks like a seal has gone in the reg as it will not hold any air :( . Bugger!!!

    Will be giving someone a ring later tonight to see if I can get it back to him for a look as it was serviced in Dec. Good job I am not doing any comps till end of May. Lets hope I can get it fixed for Tawd Vale GP.
     
  2. HotShot

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    I was at the club - sun shining and everything good in the world. Went to fill my gun and as I leaned into the boot of my car "ping" - trapped my sciatic nerve.

    Been in agony all day - can hardly stand up and walking is a slow shuffle at best.

    First GP next Sunday :(

    Dave.
     
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    Thanks Matt - will give it a couple of days and if no change I will be in touch
     
  4. RobF

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    Poor luck for the both of you... :(

    Wish I had a rig to loan you Andy...
     
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    Feeling a bit better today. Will try to move around more then some stretching later today.

    Don't write me off yet ;)
     
  6. AndyIoW

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    Thanks Rob,

    Had a chat last night at it seems the firing valve has stuck open. Had a few things to try and none worked so posting off today and getting brother to pick it up on way back from York next weekend
     
  7. PeteM

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    not so bad

    Look at it this way, it didn't happen during a competition, so it wasn't as bad as it could have been...:D
     
  8. AndyIoW

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    There is that, I might have fileld a swear box in just a few minutes if th\at was the case.

    It was bad enough when I was loosing air a fair rate at the first Winter League event last year, ended up aiming 6" high at 20yd just to get near the KZ.
     
  9. holly

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    Should ?

    Andy . you should have bought a shutz ? could have done it your self then . i smashed my ring finger between two concrete blocks . end broken and it looks like a squashed banna . BUT i is a going to harriers . knackerd hand or not ??? HOLLY:):D
     
  10. AndyIoW

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    It is now fixed and ready to be picked up.

    Was the firing valve, it was actually physically broken. So it looks like Monday I will be out setting everything back up.
     

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