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Offline Novagun

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Mini Carbine.
« on: February 03, 2019, 06:41:27 AM »
 The sun was too hot and harsh to play outside so I ended up in the workshop mucking about.
The result was a plywood stock added to my Webley Typhoon pistol. Quite a big pistol. Now it is 630 mms long with a 160 barrel.
Works pretty well with open sights but had to try a scope.
I have an old Tasco 2- 7 x 20. It is 7/8 inch diameter so had to make up spacers for it to fit 25 mm rings.
Still getting that sorted out because the pistol has quite a bit of barrel droop. Even then the scope might be no good but time tutuing will tell.  Just a bit of fun. Pity about the photo, still haven't mastered that.

There are some rabbits, about 5, on the side of the road to the park. I pull up and they just sit there and look at me about 12 yards away.  Well you get the idea but no. Public road, shooting from a car. Maybe another car comes along. Not going to shoot there so I will just have to be conent with looking.

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Re: Mini Carbine.
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 08:51:05 AM »
Very keen to see pics once you figure it out! Love tiny carbines
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Re: Mini Carbine.
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2019, 05:22:41 PM »
The little gun is shooting pretty well. One hole groups at 12 metres if I don't mess up. That is not too bad for a cheap $150.00 springer pistol.  Much better with the stock than without. That is just the steadyness of it.
The Tasco scope is a gem. Very clear sight picture. Makes my centre point , no capitals, really look like the junk that it is. The gun doesn't look very deadly because the stock is made of treated Radiata with a couple of coats of clear water based varnish. Dries very quickly. The good bits are that the modification cost absoluetly nothing and it shoots well and is a fun novelty gun.

I wonder if I will get around to making another stock just to make it a bit jazzier.

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Re: Mini Carbine.
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2019, 08:11:22 AM »
This little mini gun is satisfyingly accurate at 12 matres. It probably will reach out further than that but it is not powerful. Something around 400- 450 fps. It is not very pellet picky but AirArms 8.44 are the best. It is however extraordinarily hold sensitive. A change in the forehand makes a difference in the point of impact and consistency.
The best forehand grip is having the hand holding the trigger hand just like a two handed pistol hold and the stock gently shouldered but not loose.
I suppose that make sense because it is really a pistol.
 

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Re: Mini Carbine.
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2019, 11:50:33 PM »
The little gun now has another stock. The latest one is thicker, being two scaps of plywood glued together to give 25 mms of thickness. The other dimensions are similar but the cheek riser is 30 mms higher to give a better cheek weld. The accuracy is still the same but the point of impact is lower.
The stock looked too bulky, plank like, so I made a cut out in the centre a bit like the Crosman Ratcatcher.
Accuracy remains consistent but the point of impact has changed again.
Adjustment of the scope will bring the zero to spot on.
Still a dinky little fun shooter.

It is late in the day now. Guess what I have been doing.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2019, 11:52:04 PM by Novagun »