FWB 300s L.G. Help Joe W. Ray (only if your feeling up to it)

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    whitefox545
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    Hi! Joe, Hope you are on the mend!!  Can't figure out what I have done wrong, I was lucky to find the rifle at the Midwest Airgun Show this past weekend, Purchased it from Mark Oelhberg that works at Pyramyd Air who gave me a great deal on a very nice gun. I brought it home and shot it Sunday evening, It shot so well that I was utterly amazed buy its ability to stack pellets and do it with out any recoil like every other springier I have ever shot!!  (Just as you said they will)   I have watched I believe all of your videos on these rifles and have wanted to get one sense then to totally restore.  I liked shooting it so much that decided to just refinish the stock for now and re blue and rebuild it this winter as it is very presentable as it is and is still shooting over 600fps.as is.

    I removed the stock, stripped it and stained and applied an oil finish this week (look's GREAT!! )   Well I put it back together and now when you shoot it it doesn't recoil back on the sledge as all!  I know it did before so it's got to be something I have caused!  This evening I removed the sledge and trigger housing to try to figure out what the cause is and could not see anything, cleaned every thing and put bit back together and it still wont move. It is stuck in the forward position and doesn't move back when shot, I know it worked as I remember watching it move forward at the very last bit of the cocking stroke?  Can't see what I could have done to it as everything looks correct but know it kicks like a normal springier? I'm hoping you can tell me what I may have done to this to cause it.  Has to be something stupid that I'm missing (I'm good at that!!)     Any advise you can offer will be much appreciated.  Thank's in advance!!  Jeff L.

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    JoeWayneRhea
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    Hi Jeff ..Man look and see if you re installed the pin that goes thru the center of the trigger housing .

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    It's what resets the sledge system when you cock it 

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    Franklink
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    I'm not joe but one of mine does this. It has something to do with the timing? I was able to get the recoil working again by removing it from the stock and looking down into the trigger mechanism at the rear of the gun (action upside down). You'll see that part of the trigger hits that step on the rear recoil pin. I carefully pushed that springloaded mechanism down and it allows the gun to slide forward or backward on the recoil pins. I can't remember if putting it back together in the rear position or the forward position fixed it but put it back in the stock in the opposite position of what you're currently trying and it should work. 

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    whitefox545
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    Thank You So much Guy's I will try that.  Joe, Yes the pin and both of the  Eclips have been re-installed.  Talk to you latter!  J.L.

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    whitefox545
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    Thank's for the possible fix Frank!  I tried what you said but no luck,  How tight is your sledge to move back and forth?  I cant move mine by hand but can tap it back and forth with a small mallet!  All of the pins are clean and pull out with little resistance upon disassembly?, I'm lost as to what I have done to it?  Thank's for trying to help!!  Jeff L.

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    Franklink
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    Jeff, 

    One of mine is pretty tight but will still move by hand without tapping. The other two slide very easily. On the one that quit recoiling, It kinda seems like I remember shooting it a couple times with it not in the stock, just holding onto the sled with one hand.  Then it worked when I put it back in the stock, I was thinking the shooting it part wasnt necessary but maybe it was?

    It's been apart for weeks while I've been refinishing the stock. I'm hoping to get it out back together this Saturday. I'll let you know if it decides to recoil properly here in a couple days. 

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    whitefox545
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    Thank's Frank!  I'll keep trying to figure this out.  Jeff

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