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  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-16-2012 at 12:15 PM
    Sorry thought i had uploaded thisWhen I took this valve apart it was covered in a thick green
    paste?It was goose grease. Nice!:rolleyes:

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-15-2012 at 06:51 PM
    Few people are aware of the part air weapons played in American history.Check this out, at the
    time they where far superior to there black powder equivalent. Check this out. anybody is
    interested in ...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-14-2012 at 02:05 PM
    Being an expert in this field what is your opinion of the age of this weapon. My own opinion on
    research carried out is around 1840 - 1860.I dont consider myself to be an expert, its just I
    have had n...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-14-2012 at 01:32 PM
    Wouldn't they have used a tap and die or possibly a lathe? As far as the threads it looks like
    they've weathered over time. In my line of work I see threads like that all the time usually
    caused by co...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-13-2012 at 12:24 PM
    Is the internal thread rough too?Hand cut?If so then I think the word gobsmacked comes to
    mind!How the hell did they manage to cut an internal thread? the mind boggles!

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-12-2012 at 12:00 PM
    Could it be its a lost wax cast?

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-08-2012 at 04:36 PM
    The main seal to cylinder screw appears to have been made of leather but crumbled to dust once
    opened. The whole assembly was covered in a thick black coating of grime. Have polished the
    assembly to h...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-08-2012 at 04:31 PM
    Air cylinder. As you can see the the charging end is threaded and appears to screw into the
    cylinder. The central hole is fitted with a sprung release pin which when struck by the firing
    pin releases ...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-06-2012 at 02:30 PM
    Yeah I read that, I'm just speculating. Probably should have worded it as a question such as:
    Did any gunsmiths do that back in the day?I can assure you gunsmiths certainly delved into
    making air guns...

  • Posted in thread: Unique Weapon Re-build on 11-05-2012 at 12:26 PM
    Sticking my nose in again :)I have had an air cane simular to this but very narrow, same two
    part system all black paint with rather strange knobbly bits arranged in such a manner as to
    represent a Br...

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