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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby pmh » Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:18 pm

I shall check my 6G shortly, but thinking about it, I doubt it is 15mm.

I am sure you could something machined for a lot less than you might think.

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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby zunmik » Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:00 pm

I have now found a supplier for a muzzle extension (with dovetails) for about £15 so well happy, atb, M.
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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby pmh » Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:50 pm

Sounds like a bargain.

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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby zunmik » Fri Jul 05, 2013 10:26 am

Yes the muzzle ext will be fine I do wish i'd bought one of these rifles right from the start now, i'm getting great results, and very important I can shoot for long stints without rapid tiring from the weight of the rifle delighted, atb, M. :D
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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby zunmik » Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:40 pm

zunmik wrote:Would appreciate any advice for fitting a front dioptre sight their is no rail, existing sight just screws on. Barrel diameter = 15mm +/-, I am doing pretty well in practice with the existing open sight, but do intend to fit dioptres, atb, M :think: :)

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I have now fitted the dioptre sights, the muzzle extension with rails for the foresight is the one made for the AA s200 it has a 15mm barrel the same as the "78" I got mine from Chambers cost only £15. The rifle shoots very well, and will do the job for me as its light, recoilless, and accurate, 1 hole groups are the norm though sadly not always when i'm shooting it unsupported, it is the only rifle that I have been able to shoot for prolonged periods for some years so I am delighted with it. I have bought this purely for bell target, it is more than capable of consistently putting a .177 pellet through a 3/8 inch hole. Of course its not of the quality of a 10 mtr target rifle I would never suggest otherwise however the "78" can easily do the job at 6yd bell target. By the way with muzzle extension & dioptre sights cost rise to over £200 you can get a good working 10mtr target rifle for that so its not necessarily a cheap option buying the "78", but if like me you must have a lighter rifle for bell target then its a good option to keep you shooting, atb, M :D

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Re: SMK 78 Bell Target

Postby pmh » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:11 pm

It is always worth hearing the suggestions and recommendations of other shooters.

Due to build, physical injury, etc, this is a sport where one size certainly doesn't fit all.

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