AR20 first day out

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by Barry, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. Barry

    Barry Member

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    Well, second day out really, but the first where I had a bit of messing around time, indoors too. Took it to Pete's arigun farm to check setup and make a few adjustments in warmth and comfort. Mightily impressed with its accuracy and shot count (despite an air leak).
    There are a few niggles, stuff that moves or goes 'click' when it's picked up (by the stock), the way the air cylinder screws in, the useless scope rail (why did they even bother?) and loss of air which I've narrowed down to the seal in the cylinder end. Altogether very good though when the outlay is considered. If I spend another 300 quid making it all good, I'll still have spent less than a grand for a whole FT rig!
    Oh and the Falcon T35 is just superb. I really can't fault it, again for what I spent.
    Now for the modifications/improvements.
    The trigger has to go, as do the hamster which is too narrow, and that grip, which just won't stay put! I've already replaced those crap plastic spacers for the butt extension with aluminium tubes from U.K.Neil and it's significantly improved that bit.
    Don't really care what it looks like so there won't be much done cosmetically for a while. As long as it shoots good, and it does :)
    Cheers
    Barry
     
  2. Jinx

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    Hi Barry.
    With regards to a few of your minor probs mate:
    When storing..leave the cocking arm OPEN, it doesn't stick then when used :)
    Stuff that moves is the stock arm, it means the grip isn't tight enough. nip it up via the pistol grip.
    You will need a long allen key or screwdriver with allen key head.
    The grip and arm are one in terms of tightening etc.

    The hamster is easy replaced. Get it touch with Norris on here and he will sort you with anything you need.

    As far as the AR's go in terms of accuracy and value.. THEY ROCK. :)
     
  3. Barry

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    Jinx.
    Hello and thanks for the tips. I just took the 'star' washer out from between the grip and the stock arm, the grip is now an immovable thing :) so that's one less niggle.
    The accuracy is quite stunning, when I can put three pellets one on top of the other at 50 yards! albeit rested and indoors, it's very confidence inspiring.
    Cheers
    Barry
     
  4. Jinx

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    No prob mate,
    Lofty has his in good shape and to be honest mines putting in great groups, i have a few pics in my albums if you wana peek at them. It's just that kind of gun that makes you grin when you use it.
    I have a silencer fitted to mine and it's whisper quiet to use, with a lock time that's faster than a very fast thing that's fast a lot :D
     
  5. Lee67

    Lee67 Dink ! ...****'

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    Hi Stevie I did it, picked up this last night...complete with custom hamster and stripper....polished shroud...what u reckon;)
     

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    Grrr not sure why pics go upside down lol
     
  7. john sears

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    Hi all can,t fault my ar20ft only done a few mods to mine
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    Lee, how do you keep the bread from falling out of the toaster? :confused: :D
     
  9. Lee67

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    No idea rich lol...
     
  10. Lofty

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    Hi,
    Here's a small pic of mine, modded I think the same as John Sears... Shroud milled away purely for looks and so I could fit the UK Neil airstripper and the barrel carbon wrapped .


    For the record I have never had a POI shift either with the standard shroud or with the milled shroud and with any handhold position.

    PB100379__Small.jpg

    Can't fault it either.

    Cheers,
    Lofty
     
  11. Lee67

    Lee67 Dink ! ...****'

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    Mine has had the shroud cut away completely so he barrel is floating , and has been carbon wrapped...anyone know how to replace the small cylinder seal ...at end of cylinder..
     
  12. Jinx

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    YAAAYYYY :D
    Nice one mate. Welcome to the club :)
    Sorry for the delay, just home there.

    More pics please :)
     
  13. Jinx

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    Rifle looking great, as always Lofty :)
    Nice one mate.
     
  14. Lee67

    Lee67 Dink ! ...****'

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    Will add better upside down pics soon lol:D
     
  15. Lofty

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    Cheers Stevie mate,
    Yours has the edge though with that paint job, very nice there mate....but watch this space ;)

    Cheers,
    Lofty
     
  16. Jinx

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    I hear you have been seen with colour cards and primer :)
    Waiting to see the results mate. :)

    Looks well with the Leupold on top.

    Old school same as mine ...Nice :D
     
  17. Jinx

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    Looking good already Lee, Love the bipod :)
    Very cool.

    I never use one don't know why i bought one lol

    You gona repaint or leave as is then ?

    Norris is in the process of making me a few parts at the minute and Lofty has a few items on his mind too.
    They are cool guns, cheap, accurate easy to shoot and maintain and HUGE shot count per charge.

    Stevie.
     
  18. Lee67

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    Gonna leave shiny..I think;)
     
  19. Jinx

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    Bet you don't :D
    After a while the hand marks it gets left with will get to you :)
    Then the paint thing starts. ;)
     
  20. Lee67

    Lee67 Dink ! ...****'

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    I want some Ss spacers for the butt pad...to replace the plastic ones...that's first thing, :)
     

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