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Hi everyone.

 

I've just bought a new WE glock 18 with the intent of plinking in my garage. Its obviously gas and damn cool fun but i'm a little concerned over venting large amounts of propane in my garage. (Especially as a lot of my friends smoke when they are in there shooting with me)

 

The very helpful guy in the shop said i could convert it to HPA to make things a little safer.

 

Alas i know nothing of this kind of conversion so really hoping some of you experts can point me in the right direction :)

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HPA conversions for pistols are kinda meh. Far too much faff unless you get a hi-cap made by Reaper Airsoft Customs or something. Otherwise you need to be switching the line every mag change.

 

Like PT says: Just don't do it near lit flames or maybe switch to a duster gas if it'll still cycle. Otherwise you're going to spend £250 on an HPA rig, £50 on CQB Russian valves (or £100 on a custom hi-cap).

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Thanks for the speedy response guys.

 

I think its the "cqb russian valves" that make me want to do it still! :D

 

What do i need?

 

Bottle, reg, lines and the Russian valves?

 

Excuse all my questions i've just got back into it after a near 20 year gap

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hmm with all these bits it sounds like i should be buying a rifle as well to justify it lol

 

Maybe i could buy the compressor and use it to knock the Mrs' radar off just enough to sneak in a new gun :ph34r:

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Now there is a great idea and it'll give me an extra mag for skirmishing.

 

Problem solved thanks everyone :)

 

Just keep a few things in mind.

 

A: There is no silicon lubricant in C02. So you will need to keep your mags and gun lubed.

 

B: C02 tends to be a fair bit more powerful than GG/propane. As such, there is always the chance your internals will break.

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"B: C02 IS a fair bit more powerful than GG/propane. As such your internals WILL WEAR A LOT FASTER"

 

There you go, corrected that for you.

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"B: C02 IS a fair bit more powerful than GG/propane. As such your internals WILL WEAR A LOT FASTER"

 

There you go, corrected that for you.

 

I don't like dealing with absolutes :D. Plus, my Neuprol 4.0 gas is more powerful than C02.

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Sorry for the delay in replying i have been in the garage churning through gas and BB's.

 

Lubrication is no problem as i take it apart so often. I'm a serious fettler.

 

As for research your absolutely right. Roll on the end of the month im sensing a co2 mag and copious amouts of co2 bulbs and BB's

 

I must admit im enjoying this little pistol its making my 1997 tm m4 look a bit inadequate.

 

Am i right in assuming gas rifles are even more gas thirsty?

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Sorry for the delay in replying i have been in the garage churning through gas and BB's.

 

Lubrication is no problem as i take it apart so often. I'm a serious fettler.

 

As for research your absolutely right. Roll on the end of the month im sensing a co2 mag and copious amouts of co2 bulbs and BB's

 

I must admit im enjoying this little pistol its making my 1997 tm m4 look a bit inadequate.

 

Am i right in assuming gas rifles are even more gas thirsty?

 

If you're using both CO2 and gas magazines you will need to chronograph each CO2 magazine separately from the gas - from what I understand many sites ban CO2 pistols because power testing is not reliable.

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