Tx woes

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Tx woes

Thu May 09, 2019 7:26 pm

Right so I've now fitted a longer latch rod to same length as mk2 . All fitted now here comes next problem. Gun cocks , pull trigger and doesn't go off just clicks. Taken Spring out cock gun,trigger engages and release, put spring back in and same as above. What hell am I missing. The latch rod now measures 44 mil from back of piston to end of latch rod. Oh and it's mk3 tx I'm working on

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Re: Tx woes

Mon May 13, 2019 11:22 pm

All that comes to mind is the latch rod not centered or the profile on the tip is off a bit. Really only guessing, but if you know someone with a lathe, they could spin the piston and check if the rod tip is off centered.

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Re: Tx woes

Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:04 pm

Mine did the same when I fitted a longer latch rod, it turned out that the new rod had a slightly different profile when compared to the original, as I don't have a lathe I just put the latch rod in my cordless drill and used wet n dry till the profiles matched, fired ok after that.

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