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I recently took my gun to a shop and they said it sounded like either the piston or gears had partially or fully stripped. Instead of paying the £25 for them to look, I did it myself but can't work out if they are ok.

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Piston's fudged, gears are fine.

 

Wow thanks for the fast response. That was almost what I was wanting to hear as a piston is significantly cheaper than a gear set. Also where can I get a good set of shims, with a variety of sizes for not too much?

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Wow thanks for the fast response. That was almost what I was wanting to hear as a piston is significantly cheaper than a gear set. Also where can I get a good set of shims, with a variety of sizes for not too much?

 

Yeah, be thankful that it wasn't a steel toothed piston because the gears would've gone as well.

 

As for the shims, these are great:

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HIGH-QUALITY-AIRSOFT-SHIM-SET-30-x-SHIMS-3-DIFFERENT-SIZES-/181503636780?pt=UK_SportingGoods_OtherSports&hash=item2a4275b52c

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Wow thanks for the fast response. That was almost what I was wanting to hear as a piston is significantly cheaper than a gear set. Also where can I get a good set of shims, with a variety of sizes for not too much?

 

Pete @ Ak2m4 will have everything you need to get back up and running, Id suggest firing him a PM on here

 

http://www.ak2m4.co.uk/index.php?route=common/home

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It was the stock piston as it's only the second time I've opened a gearbox. I'm also definitely not going to buy a steel tooth piston for that reason. Shims also ordered and I'm loving the signature

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Pete @ Ak2m4 will have everything you need to get back up and running, Id suggest firing him a PM on here

 

http://www.ak2m4.co.uk/index.php?route=common/home

I have just ordered a piston from him that he recommended to me in another thread. Also, will abbey gun grease LT2 be fine for lubricating the gears and piston or should I get special gear and piston grease. It's not a white lithium grease or Teflon grease like people recommend.

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I have just ordered a piston from him that he recommended to me in another thread. Also, will abbey gun grease LT2 be fine for lubricating the gears and piston or should I get special gear and piston grease. It's not a white lithium grease or Teflon grease like people recommend.

 

LT2 will be fine http://www.abbeysupply.com/airsoft_gun_grease_lt2.html

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