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tkerrigan

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Backpacker with FX barrel
« on: May 23, 2016, 12:34:02 PM »
Yesterday stepson and I built up one of those recent .22 12" barrel backpackers for him.  We used Mac1 solid piston, flattened the air valve, cut two threads off the inside of the air valve, opened the ports and used .25" plastic tube for a transfer port.  I machined a 14" FX barrel that were selling about six months or son for $20.  At 8 pumps 7 yards, with a red dot it is shooting about .11" groups.  That's about as good as it gets with a red dot and stepson hasn't shot for years.  I'm sure it would be hole in hole with a regular scope.  I guess I'm going to make one for myself.  Regards, Tom
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2016, 07:11:52 PM »
Would like to see some pics.  Sounds like a nice shooter.

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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2016, 07:14:16 PM »
No pics didnt happen LOL
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2016, 07:20:01 PM »
When a Moderator and the forum owner, who by the way, are oth Hero Members ask for pics, you sure as HELL better post them!

Ban Banana is in effect!

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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2016, 08:19:53 PM »
Oh no, not the Ban Banana :o
Buncha BB guns that I don't get to shoot as much as I like. Building duck boats now that I'm "retired".

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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2016, 08:30:06 PM »
Oh yeah, the Ban Banana...it's coming for you.  There's HELL to PAY!
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2016, 08:46:23 PM »
Here it is, the FX barrel is 13" long so gained an inch and it is dead on.  Even with the red dot.  Regards, Tom
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2016, 08:59:34 PM »
Ban Banana has been put away.
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2016, 08:51:05 AM »
That is a good looking Backpacker and shooter you have there ;)
Add a Rocker1 LDC and it is super quiet killing machine. 
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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2016, 09:32:06 AM »
Very nice shooter Sir.
And Joe seeing how Tom posted pictures you should use the ban banana and make him a ban banana split lol

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Re: Backpacker with FX barrel
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2016, 07:14:55 PM »
 Very nice...ban banana splits for all!  Not you Travis.
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