Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by JamFish, Jun 7, 2009.
Anyone know if there's a way to loosen off a stiff sidewheel on a Big Nikko?
Another excuse Jamie ....as she beat yer again m8t
I remember reading something on the AIRGUN or AIRGUNFORUM sites about this, might be worth doing a search on them.
Sorry i can't be more helpfull.
Don't know if doing a strip might help to find something...
Cheeky git!! We've not shot for a couple of weeks. Newbury this sunday so we'll see. Up the club saturday to set up. Will you be up there?
FBH but make sure you hit the right spot
Tried stripping it tonight following the instructions onthe link above and the main rod sheered redering the scope useless.
If you're reading this thread DO NOT ATEMPT TO ADJUST THIS SCOPE YOURSELF UNLESS YOU CAN AFFORD TO BUY A NEW ONE WHEN YOU BREAK IT!
It's amazing to see that the shaft into which the sidewheel screws is only 2mm thick, and actually thins where it meets the main unit. Almost looks like it's designed to snap?
A word of warning to anyone else reading this who's considering stripping their Nikko down:
It appears that Nikko are now using a heavy duty threadlock on the brass screw and disc(with the two holes) so any atempt to remove is likely to snap the main shaft they screw into.
I'm hoping Aralidte (no sniggers Glyn) will sort as a temp fix.
What model is it, i have no probs removing the sidewheel on the Mk1 black turret version.
Green turret last version.
God Bless Araldite Steel!
Glued it yesterday and set it up at Anston. Shot Newbury today and if wasn't for my hayfever kicking in with 10 targets to go I'd have taken B Grade today. Was only 1 shot of second and missed 4 of last 10 for sneezing and sore eyes!.
Thanks one and all for the hints and tips, but my advice to anyone with a stiff wheel on a big nikko is
LEAVE IT ALONE!
I didn't put 2+2 together until just now... I was thinking Jamfish, Jamfish... where do i recognise that from (apart from obviously from the Nefta classic last year)...
just dawned on me... sausage and egg at the burger van.
glad you got it sorted
I have the last years model which is a 10x50x60 and i shoot Benchrest UKBR22 targets, so you need a good high mag scope, the sidewheel is reel handy to zoom in and easier than normal parallax scopes. A lot of makers are now moving to the sidewheel or side parallax, i have taken the big wheel off as it can get in the way of loading but is a great scope.
the Nighteatercurrent version has a click system to move per a feet, i dont find you that get that fine tuning with it.
Nikko Stirling are binging another model in a few months calld the Target Master and i will be doing a review on this scope in Target Shooter Magaxine in the coming months for all those interested.
i love the old style and i know that if i sold it i could get a buyer real quick but I'm not in the market to do so before you ask.
you shot like demon fella, a crying shame when the hay fever kicked in. atvb bill
I'll second that.... I was really willing you on towards the end... take the tablets a bit later and you'll be sorted mate..
And I therfore assume you're bacon and egg, and sorry for pushing in!
Cheers mate. A pleasure shooting with you!
A pleasure shooting with you too! I'll def take the tablets later next time and we hope to see you and mike at a GP again soon.