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Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Mack The Knife » Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:13 pm

Pran,

Found a pic for you. Did not have a digicam then but took a digi pic of it and it has come out well enough to give you an idea of how I compress the springs into the chamber.

I will do a new topic with do's and don'ts when I install the spring for Ranjeet but until then be content with this.

Please do NOT discuss spring compressors on this thread.

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Pran » Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:39 pm

Mack The Knife,
Will look for moly grease at comm street the next time I'm there.

>I will call you once Ranjeet and I fix on a date and time.

Please do.

The pic was helpful.Got the idea.

>I will do a new topic with do's and don'ts when I install the spring for Ranjeet

Hope to dismantle mine by then and will have more queries.

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Ranjeet Singh » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:05 pm

Mack The Knife Bana\";p=\"14155 wrote:Pran,
I will do a new topic with do's and don'ts when I install the spring for Ranjeet but until then be content with this.
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Hey Pran, don't have to wait for a long time for this, I'll soon be back in India and be doing this with Mack The Knife..

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Pran » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:40 pm

Ranjeet Singh\";p=\"14162 wrote:
Hey Pran, don't have to wait for a long time for this, I'll soon be back in India and be doing this with Mack The Knife..



Nice to know that :)

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby to_saptarshi » Fri Mar 09, 2007 2:09 am

Very Informative post Mack The Knife. It clears many doubt that I had in my mind :D Thanks for sharing this piece with us and looking for more from you



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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Yaj » Fri Mar 09, 2007 7:20 pm

Great post Mack The Knife! Very informative for us newbies.
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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby biking3819 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 11:18 am

again one wonderful post....

'Incidentally, WD40 is a water displacer and rust remover/loosener and should not be used as a lubricant.

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wd40 is dangerous not only for internal but for external too...
since bluing is again a kind rust formation ,the strong formulation of wd 40 wud def love to loosen it from the finish and thus the bluing which wud generally prevent the oxidation wud not protect the outer finish.
if i am wrong pls comment...since with this logic of mine i never apply wd40 even on the outer suface of blued parts...
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Postby Mack The Knife » Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:48 pm

To the best of my knowledge WD40 does not remove bluing by itself.



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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby biking3819 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:16 pm

thanx Mack The Knife,
i thought since bluing was a kind of controlled rust so wd40 formulation wud remove the rust....lolz
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Postby ren_jith » Mon Oct 15, 2007 8:59 pm

Hi Pran,

Are you able to find Moly grease shop in Bangalore ? If you are able to find, please help me with the shop name / location.

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Pran » Mon Oct 15, 2007 9:21 pm

Renjith,
I don't recall the name of the shop(could be Universal traders ), but it's on SP road and in front of Taeyebi traders at the far end of SP road when you approach it from the Corporation side.

btw, the hardware shop guys refer to it as 'assembly grease'.

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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby biking3819 » Mon Oct 15, 2007 11:08 pm

hi pran,
just out of topic but cud u tell me other than airspringers,where do this grease find use,so that if and when i go to a hardware shop i may well explain the chap a lil better while asking him for assembly grease.
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Postby snIPer » Tue Oct 16, 2007 10:27 am

Pran good job on locating the Grease and also on its local name :-)

now if you could also help with this - where in bangalore can we get synthetic washers / silicon washer (is that what they are called) for airguns ?


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Re: Lubing the internal components of a spring-piston airgun

Postby Pran » Tue Oct 16, 2007 12:37 pm

Sanjiv,
I guess it's used on gears.You can check the manufacturer's catalogue for more information on applications.

Sniper,
Don't know any.Do let me know if you come across any.A friend of mine made his own nylown washers by cutting discs from the cylinderical tubes sold in the market.

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