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Old 04-18-2017, 04:45 PM   #28
ScubaSteveXdm
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Originally Posted by Boris Badinov View Post
Have you performed a gravity-vacuum test on the gas-tube and piston assembly?

Also corrosion on the piston head and/or in the first inch of the piston tube is a very common cause of insufficient recoil. This corrosion can be removed with super fine sand paper or quadruple aught steel wool and a drill. This could save you time and money looking for parts you aren't even sure you need yet.

Also is the Recoil spring correctly oriented? (Curly end forward)
Yep recoil spring curly end first , checked that first thing.

Failed the vacuum test
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