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Posted 21 February 2011 - 12:46 AM
Its most definately the battery. Theres not enough juice to fully trip the solenoid for the required dwell period leading to a puff.
Change the battery to a brand name ALKALINE battery. If your in below freezing weather, use rechargable lithium ion batteries, or NiMH batteries.
Posted 24 February 2011 - 08:31 PM
couple of questions:
1. thinking about getting a G-1. is the BH board/QEV really necessary? $$$ isnt an issue, just want to know so I can order all at once, etc.
2. is a barrel upgrade necessary? I'm not sure what bore the stock barrel is.
Thanks for the help!
Posted 02 March 2011 - 09:26 PM
I'm a new owner of a used (obviously) Virtue SP-1. It shoots great and is clean, but I do smell a bit of air coming from the top area of the trigger grip.. is this just exhaust? Or do I need to adjust/fix/replace something?
Also, I have a 14" proto barrel for it.. is this a good barrel? It did break one ball, but it was the cheap walmart stuff that i've had since at least december.
Any help will be appreciated.
My setup: Geo 2/09 Ego - v2 Prophecy/Pinokio - Ninja 68/45 - Sly Profits/Grillz
Posted 02 March 2011 - 10:01 PM
If it "exhausts" only when firing, thats normal. All guns from egos to tippmans exhaust some air. If the ball doesnt shoot anywhere near feild or usable velocity, and more exhaust comes out than usual in a "puff" you need to CHANGE THE BATTERIES WITH A FRESH BRAND NAME 9V battery. The reason why is in my last post here. It can be bolt stick too, so lube up the bolt and bolt stop.
If its a constant leak, then consult my troubleshooter, but i have a feeling in this situation thats not a problem.
Posted 04 April 2011 - 01:17 PM
The noid can be fixed. Heck if your near toronto, i can try my hand at fixing it. But if you really want a new one flagswipe in london will be able to help. they service gog markers. Badlands use to as well, give em a shout. They may be able to help.
Posted 04 April 2011 - 01:29 PM
I have also been told that HPA is an option for the SP-1 but I should stay with CO2 is there a reason that I was told that?
HPA is your best choice, and possibly your best upgrade. Theres no problem with CO-2 (make sure the dwell is set for this on the board) but i would stay away from full auto or burst. If you really want to use full auto (or use in cold winter weather) with co-2 id strongly suggest using a remote line as it will give the co-2 more time to convert to liquid and wont work the reg as hard.
As for upgrades - the sp-1 really doesnt need any, other than a good barrel. That said If you want something go for it. Its all about preference and what YOU would like. I bought a blackheart and techtl7 bolt for one of my sp-1's but the other i left totally stock. I switch up which one i use from time to time, cause sometimes i prefer the lower ROF of the stock sp-1 since it saves on cash (i use billy ball mode, which the blackheart doesnt have).
Upgrades are a luxury. If you REALLY want it, go for it. If you want an upgraded board, go for the blackheart, i find its better than the virtue (having used both). If you want a upgraded bolt, i prefered the techt l7 over the redz dual o-ring bolt. I love the freak system for a barrel, but you can use just about anything and it will work great.
Hope this helps!
Posted 04 May 2011 - 01:50 PM
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Posted 31 May 2011 - 02:24 PM
on 3-burst or full auto but got no changes neither in LED lighting, nor in marker behaviour - still constant lighting and semi-auto. I have cleaned the hole system, changed battery - no changes. What is wrong? Thanks for help in advance.
Posted 31 May 2011 - 03:44 PM
If the answer is no and you unlocked the gun, replace the battery with an energizer or Duracell. New of course.
Posted 10 June 2011 - 12:56 PM
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Posted 10 June 2011 - 03:18 PM
You said after you replaced the o-rings it leaked from the exhaust. Is it a constant leak? If its not see above. If it is constant- what probably happened is the weak battery you used tried moving the solenoid, but the current wasnt strong enough to move it correctly. The air pressure over rode the direction of the armature and possibly unseated it. You can try to re seat it yourself, or use a new battery to help it re seat. Either way, a new battery is the final solution and is completely necissary to get it working again.
Posted 13 June 2011 - 03:47 AM
it doesn't hiss anywhere else, the only way i can hear it hiss is if i put my ear to the feedneck.
i use gog gr33se and my bolt is lubed and so are the orings inside the breech.
Posted 20 June 2011 - 01:24 AM
Try unscrewing the reg with the air disconnected and air purged. It should come out no problem then.
Posted 24 June 2011 - 02:51 PM
This post has been edited by Shockwave: 24 June 2011 - 03:48 PM
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Posted 24 June 2011 - 10:59 PM
Thanks for the reply. After fully disassembling the gun and cleaning all the internals and wiping off excess lube, and putting in a good battery the gun seems to be shooting fine.
I'm using gun sav by the way, don't think that stuff is really thick though.
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