Giss Giss, Bang Bang.

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Giss Giss, Bang Bang.

Post by Brimfire » Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:15 am

Not really much point to this post other than to show off my latest acquisition and confirm something that we all know - that classic air pistols are addictive and one is never enough.

I got this in a swap for a CP1 CO2 pistol from a nice chap on AGF who couldn't get on with open sights any more.
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It's not the cleanest 6G and a little rough in places where a previous owner has used vise grips/his teeth on the gear caps and other places but, although I've yet to point it at a target, it seems to cock and fire nicely. That's all ok with me as, while I like to keep them in good condition, I'm not overly precious about my guns. I'm told the seals were done a year or two back but the trigger is shockingly light and will be getting adjusted as soon as I can find some advice on the subject.

It'll also stop my 6M getting lonely.
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It's nice to have a breeding pair.

I may swap the grips over to the 6M after some TLC - what sort of oil would you recommend for a dark, non glossy finish? I've used Tru-oil in the past but found it too light and shiny for my taste.
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Re: Giss Giss, Bang Bang.

Post by zunmik » Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:01 pm

Love your 6m great pistol wish i'd kept mine.
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Post by Brimfire » Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:24 am

Yeah, they are nice things.
Won't be getting rid of mine anytime soon.
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Post by Brimfire » Tue Apr 27, 2021 3:35 pm

Clubmate Nick took his 6 along for a play.
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Rebuilt from a bag of bits, it's lacking sights but is in great condition and shoots as it should. I'll be twisting his arm to sell and, if he does, I'd graft a rail on for either a pistol scope or red dot to get round the unobtainable missing sights.

It was the first time I'd tried an Original pistol with the moulded plastic grip and it fitted very well. I found the diamond pattern checkering was quite "aggressive" and really bit in to the hand but the surprise for me was that, in the lack of extensive practice and testing, I'd consider it better/more comfortable than either of the grips on my 6G or M.
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