View Full Version : How do you keep your hopper in the feedneck?

Hob Hayward
06-09-2007, 04:53 AM
Well, my brother just got a new Eggy3 for his birthday, but the feedneck is too narrow to be held in by his clamping CCM feedneck or the clamping feedneck that came with his Tiberius T-9. We've used electrical tape in the past to hold other hoppers that had narrow feednecks, but it never seems to work too well.

Anyone else have these problems, or a good solution?

06-09-2007, 05:34 AM
How loose is it? Just a little loose or flying all over the place?

Hob Hayward
06-09-2007, 05:54 AM
Pretty loose, it would easily fall out if you turned the gun upside down.

Oscum Guy
06-09-2007, 06:58 AM
try to make oring grooves on the feedneck and use orings?

06-09-2007, 07:25 AM
really thin plastic spacers like the 45* clear elbows use. Heater hose. heated/formed plexiglass spacer. Surgical tubing. There are a couple things you can use to make a spacer like that...

06-09-2007, 09:13 AM
i use 3x5 index cards cut down to size

06-09-2007, 08:31 PM
duct tape or scotch tape worked pretty good when I had an egg.

06-09-2007, 09:17 PM
yep 1 layer of duct tape

06-09-2007, 10:04 PM
i use a hose clamp on my old black revvy. clamp it right to the feed neck

06-09-2007, 10:35 PM
The CCM can't hold it? I've never had that experience with them... *goes and puts Zeggy on CCM neck on borrowed Impulse*

Have you tried clamping it down yourself? It might just need some more torque than your brother's able to give. Otherwise, I like Ares's idea. It's nothing too sticky or gooey, so you don't have to worry about cleaning it up.

Hob Hayward
06-10-2007, 06:39 AM
Oh its clamped down all the way, the amount of force put on it to make it as tight as it is scares me in that it seems like it might strip the threads on the ring. The feedneck is actually an angel threaded feed, because thats what mongooses take. Dunno if that makes a difference, but I'd guess most people shooting angels have a better hopper :p.

I Think I'll try druid's idea first and try to find some tubing of the right dimensions.

06-10-2007, 09:14 AM
Cut a plastic milk carton and make a spacer strip out of that that wraps all the way around the feedneck. Use two if neccessary

06-11-2007, 11:41 AM
Electrical tape. It doesn't leave a sticky resedue and is nice and flexible for a good fit.

06-12-2007, 10:02 AM
I know.... You can glue it!!!! Just kidding

I would use duct tape

But the Electra 05' has the screwing feed neck so I tighten the screw untill the hopper does not shake around

06-12-2007, 10:18 AM
I always used electrical tape when I had my Eggy II on my Spyder and Draguns...worked great for me and wasn't too messy.