do modern springers have `polished` cylinders?

do modern springers have `polished` cylinders?

Postby wastrel » Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:45 pm

back in my day (20 years ago) one of the mod`s we carried out on our springers was to mirror polish the cylinder, are modern cylinder tubes polished from the factory? I ask `coz it made one hell of a difference to our guns cocking action (muuuch smoother) & along with `feathering` the piston washer edge, made a great difference to the power output (but shortened the washers useable life considerably!), and, well, I`ve never seen it mentioned on here before, just thought I`d ask?
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Re: do modern springers have `polished` cylinders?

Postby Blackbaronfish » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:05 pm

Years ago they honed and polished the tube as they were hit and miss tolerances . Im sure they are a lot better now. Even with the decent tolerances as standard ,i dont think it gets a polish :roll: :o '

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