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Steelhead

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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2018, 08:18:10 PM »
t also sounds like Northern California...depending on whether you're in San Francisco, Sonoma, or Lake County.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2018, 02:48:59 AM »
You guys need to step up your adiction!




well now I just need to deal with the wife agro
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2018, 09:59:55 AM »
You guys need to step up your adiction!
well now I just need to deal with the wife agro

Oh that's a purty one!
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2018, 10:03:05 AM »
Anticipating dropping another $22 to top off my two air tanks, and due the fact that eBay had a 20% off coupon yesterday, I bought a $200 Yong Heng compressor.  Having read up on the subject, I'll carefully break this thing in and see if I can't at least reliably top off the small tank, and maybe the big one, as well as rifles when I'm in the backyard. I imagine that in a few years we'll be able to get way more reliable versions of this compressor, and still be cheap. There's a demand!
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2018, 10:20:41 AM »
Hey yea im using one too, maybe ran it 2 hours now. 3 major refills. My air smell like oil now but thats the only down side i noticed. Using a golden filter and i recently bought a smaller black one. Havent had time to try that one.

Really like it execpt I burn myself on the pipes every time I use it. Oh and the burst disc's dont last for me. Takes the tanks up to 280bar np but after that it really struggles and pop discs.

Here in euroland its either those or 3-5k german compressors. :\

Cant wait for version 2 thats a bit more expensive.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2018, 01:55:26 PM »
Hey yea im using one too, maybe ran it 2 hours now. 3 major refills. My air smell like oil now but thats the only down side i noticed. Using a golden filter and i recently bought a smaller black one. Havent had time to try that one.

Really like it execpt I burn myself on the pipes every time I use it. Oh and the burst disc's dont last for me. Takes the tanks up to 280bar np but after that it really struggles and pop discs.

Here in euroland its either those or 3-5k german compressors. :\

Cant wait for version 2 thats a bit more expensive.

Sure seems like they could add things like bronze bushings for both ends of the connecting rod for hardly any increase in money. But a $500 version of these small compressors really done right would sell like hotcakes.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2018, 05:12:43 AM »
oh yea dont leave the cotton filter in after usuage, they get wet and then youll notice that your micro bore  line rusts.... not fun on a 300 bar thing :D

Just noticed that myself and had to get a new one.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2018, 01:38:56 PM »
As a follow up to my earlier post about getting a Witt's muzzle brake for the Texan. Very Very VERY happy with it. The felt recoil of the .308 with 118 gr. bullets prior top the mb was not bad at all, but I was hoping for better accuracy. I think I can say I got that and more. I shot my best groups ever after installing it. As far as increased noise, I really don't notice anything different. It doesn't seem any louder which is nice.

If you have a big bore slug shooter I would highly recommend a Witt's. Can't go wrong with the slip on muzzle brake.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2018, 02:35:29 PM »
Steelhead (you must be from Detroit!)... I made Steveoh's day (I'd say a week, but he'd disagrees!) the other day, and made his Marauder somewhat less noisy. So the question is...

Why not a suppressor?
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2018, 03:30:56 PM »
I have a suppressor for it. It works for taming it a bit, but no means backyard friendly. I bought when I was starting to spook the neighbors even though I'm on 55 acres. The suppressor tames it enough for here for some strategic shooting times, but that's it. The added weight is absolutely brutal however. Storage is impossible in a normal gun cabinet as well. Needs to be removed for everything, granted it's easy to do. The worst thing is the weight. I carried it in the field suppressed a couple of times but no more. It doesn't want to be shoulder slung because the suppressor is so top heavy. You end up just carrying it across the chest and it just sucks.

I wanted to do what I could for accuracy's sake and that's why I got the Witt's. Bolt on equipment so no mods needed either. It does hamper cleaning (which has to be done through the muzzle) but I just have to tweak the technique a little bit. Instead of running a jag with patches to clean out the Shooter's Choice I now use a bore snake. Nothing boosts your confidence more than when you keep making improvements and for me I'm hitting on all cylinders now. Between the combination of the stock, the chair, the ammo, scope, and muzzle brake I'm performing at the best I've been. So basically the Witt's is giving me confidence and it certainly doesn't seem to hurt. Getting that 1.5 lb. tube off of the end of my barrel is nice too. I'll use it if I have to, but that's all.   
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #25 on: June 11, 2018, 04:37:25 PM »
Absolutely nothing yet and I have anxiety cause I'm BROKE
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #26 on: June 12, 2018, 02:40:36 AM »
A RWS 52. My first springer since the early 90s.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #27 on: June 12, 2018, 04:50:48 AM »
Waiting on my pellet order.
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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #28 on: June 12, 2018, 09:28:07 AM »
Well I'll jump right in...I received more slugs, some prototype slugs, should have my barrel and breech back from Troy for my .308 pistol, and done miscellaneous parts.  That's all.

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Re: Airgun Addiction, what did you just order to ease the pain?
« Reply #29 on: June 13, 2018, 05:45:13 PM »
Most recently a .22 Urban. I'm experimenting with cheaper airguns to see which ones would be good to recommend to Florida hunters as an entry level turkey gun.

I also have an order in with Jim for a custom .30 Flex to be a heavy slug shooter.

That goes hand-in-hand with what I'm really focusing on now, which is casting. I've got good molds for my .30 Flex, .25 Condor, and my brother's .45 Texan. After I get some deer hunts filmed this fall with my .30 Flex(s), I'm going to try a Texan SS.