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woodballvs3
07-23-2007, 06:56 AM
I just had my gun out to the field and i was wondering why i needed to have the velocity screw set almost all the way in. Is it supposed to be like that or do i need to raise my pressure? Im aiming to get as low of a pressure as possible but seriously i didnt need that screw all the way in before.

-EDIT-Is it because the spring has lost some tention from being used?

swoosh81
07-23-2007, 09:20 AM
Chances are it's because the spring has weakened.

woodballvs3
07-23-2007, 04:04 PM
thats probably the cause but if it weakens any more the screw on the back wont go in any farther and i would need to upp the pressure or get a new spring.

faithalone
07-23-2007, 05:54 PM
what pressure is your gun at?

my spring wore out too after not much use so it may be possible that yours needs to be replaced as well.

you can get a replacement stock screw or buy a spring kit like the 32 degrees spring kit and play with those until you find one that works nicely.

good luck!

woodballvs3
07-24-2007, 08:10 AM
My gun is around 200psi and i want to keep it around there. I might just have a kind of spacer on the adjuster so the screw dosent have to be all the way in but i that dosent work i'll try a new spring and see how that works out.

Would the spring from my rodeo do good?
I might try that too.

-EDIT-Tried with other spring from rodeo and had too much tention so it pushed in the valve pin. Gunna try a kit next

oldironmudder
07-24-2007, 10:36 AM
Ive put a spacer between the spring guid & metal piece then just back the screw out so I could adjust it better.

woodballvs3
07-24-2007, 04:16 PM
Sounds like a good option. Do you have any tips on how or what to make the spacer of ?

oldironmudder
07-24-2007, 05:56 PM
Any thing that will NOT compress. I used cardboard at first but compressed a little then I swapped to plexiglass.

woodballvs3
07-24-2007, 06:55 PM
Ok i might just try plastic like from a frisbee or CD even a waterbottle cap. Ill try around with those and post my results.

oldironmudder
07-24-2007, 07:08 PM
Put in enough to be able to back the screw out about half way so the tension is the same.

woodballvs3
07-25-2007, 11:38 AM
Yup. No luck finding that perfect easy to cut hard plastic that wont compact. Still have some other ideas and will probably eventually find one that works.

woodballvs3
07-25-2007, 05:46 PM
You would think makeing a simple spacer out of hard plactic a half dozen times would be easy.

oldironmudder
07-25-2007, 07:18 PM
You would think makeing a simple spacer out of hard plactic a half dozen times would be easy

Should be. To me the hardest part about it would be finding the right size or cutting down to size if you dont have the right tools or supplys.

woodballvs3
07-26-2007, 02:24 PM
To me the hardest part about it would be finding the right size or cutting down to size if you dont have the right tools or supplys.

Thats the problem im having now, not having the right tools and supplys. Gunna give it another go and see how it works out........again

-Later that Day- after doing it the hard way then later finding the eaisiest way possible to make it i now have it down to a science and will have the dozen or so i need by tomorrow. I just wish that stops happening to me after i do it the hard way.

Kenny_McCormic
07-26-2007, 03:08 PM
you could stick some small metal wahsers between the spring guide and metal disk

swoosh81
07-26-2007, 04:42 PM
you could stick some small metal wahsers between the spring guide and metal disk
Metal disk??????????????

woodballvs3
07-26-2007, 05:04 PM
I think he means like on older spyders. The metal disk is a part that goes before the spring guide because before they were seperate and the screw on the back would grind into the plastic spring guide. But its that same metal disk from my rodeo is what i use as a guide to cut out the plstic ones that will eventually be for my Vs3

Heres a picture of it http://i196.photobucket.com/albums/aa169/PAINTBALLGUY9999/184052260_610616062_0.jpg

swoosh81
07-27-2007, 10:14 AM
Yep I know what he means. He must not have a vs gun.

oldironmudder
07-27-2007, 10:32 AM
No VSs here. a 1999 TL+ & Sonix anlong with the wifes new Pilot ACS. Had an EM1 til I sold it to a local guy, kinda wish I didnt.:(