"O" ring assortment

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    Keyman62421
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    Please move if wrong category

    Is there or why isn't there;

    A master o ring set or manufacture specific kit? Any one who owns several AG's would love a kit.  So much of a hassel and expense to order 5 rings, 

    When ordering for a gun , the confusion between rendition and the bleed over between mark 1,2,3 4, 1000!

    If there's a way, I dont know about it.  Please, enlighten me!  I have 2 Crosman, 2 FX, 1 Cricket, 1 P15. There'll be more.  Sure would like one

    O ring kit!

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    rangur1
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    in the same boat , would love to know of any o ring kits

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    Eaglebeak
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    What you are asking is for somebody to catalogue every different size and durometer of every different brand of airgun and then determine how many of each one would be required for the average maintenance of each and every model of every brand and then people are going to buy these kits even if they might only own one or two guns. It's a big ask. There are plenty of generic O-ring kits on the market but they are virtually guaranteed to not contain the particular size that you need. Even O-ring specialist vendors struggle to be able to supply the odd sizes some manufacturers use. You are asking a very simple question but the answer is very complicated and IMO nearly impossible.

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    wethy
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    I ordered a new Avenger in 22 cal.  After reading in here I already know it's gonna leak air.  This is my first PCP.  If someone that knows what's going on put together a kit of the specific o-rings and then labeled what they were for. I would gladly buy them now before the gun even gets here.  Maybe that's something you guys can do?  When you order the rings for one of your guns, order a lot.   they're cheap     throw together kits. Sell them    do the you help me I'll help you deal     whatever but it could work.

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    Keyman62421
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    No, Eaglebeak,

    It would be simple by gun!   I realize the complexity and size of a universal kit.   but a pergun kit would not be difficult.   the factory "should" do it.  surely could make money on it.    some guns come with a rebuild kit included.   All should. IMHO👌

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    Jack_R2
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    Captain O-Ring sells an O-Ring kit for the Marauder Gen 1/2. I purchased a couple recently. 

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    oldsparky
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    Are you in a city? Reason I ask is, the company I work for buys all their gasket material from a local vendor. Gasket vendors don't advertise or even get excited in walk inns they cater to the industry. Ours its a little hole in the wall but has everything in most durometers and materials. When I did maintenance on power transformers I would pick up from them, thats the only reason I know about it. Funny thing is they are within a mile of AOA . I went in AOA one time and while there I thought of asking if they had a ring for a gun they dont carry and they said they would have to order. I told them I would just go over there and pick it up. He didn't know the place was there.  They are Arizona sealing devices. I know you are not in AZ but there may be something like that in the city close to you. I see a Chicago gasket. 

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    oldsparky
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    Oh also we carried metric and standard o-ring kits on our trucks. I never bought one but they are nice kits. We use to throw away all of our stock every couple years. Too bad I dont have that garbage

     

    https://www.parker.com/Literature/O-Ring%20Division%20Literature/Bulletin%20pdf%27s/O-Ring%20Kit%20Catalog.pdf

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    Jack_R2
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    Just remembered, I also purchased a couple o-ring kits from Air Arms recently for my S510. I don't need them now, but I figured I would down the road. 

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    Houli
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    Keyman, 

    Not very realistic to expect one kit to fit so many pacific airguns. Some of your guns take standard orings, such as the crosman while others will more likely take metic orings due to being imported rifles.

    You may look on ebay for pacific kits fitting a particular brand/model air rifle, makes for a quick, easy kit. Contact your retailer, often they can provide a set of orings. In all honesty I would prefer to get the pacific airgun schematic of said air guns and order whats needed, order enough to put extra kits aside for yourself and for others that might be needed and recoup your costs.

    Just some ideas

    Cheers

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    Eaglebeak
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    Keyman62421

    No, Eaglebeak,

    It would be simple by gun!   I realize the complexity and size of a universal kit.   but a pergun kit would not be difficult.   the factory "should" do it.  surely could make money on it.    some guns come with a rebuild kit included.   All should. IMHO👌

    There are already kits out there for specific guns. For instance, John Knibbs in the UK carries kits for BSA and some others. Doesn't FX USA supply kits for their products? I know that they can be a bit pricey but that's how capitalism works.

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    Bigragu
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    What you can do is do what I did, and that is find the parts diagram that calls out the o ring sizes for your particular gun, and send a copy to an o ring vendor.

    The FX’s wildcat MK1 and MK2 o ring kits from Captain O rings was my own doing. I contacted them asking why they had o ring kits for the Impacts, but not the Wildcats. They said they had no diagrams. So I sent them FX’s parts diagram and within a month they had a kit together ready for public sale. For my efforts, they sent me a free kit. Their single wildcat kits will do both the MK1 and 2, cover calibers 177 thru 30, and have two sets of each caliber in them. That’s a lot of O rings.

    I’ve since learned to pick off o rings from parts diagrams and I just purchase my own now, thru oringsandmore.com. It cost me approx $16 for wildcat o rings, and $20 for Impact o rings, with enough to reseal each gun at least 20 times. I make it a point to order o rings for a gun the minute I land a gun. It’s the very first purchase towards a gun, long before a scope, mounts, etc.

    But the comment made above about how a manufacturer should provide a kit with each gun I agree on. Hatsan does it, and I believe some other manufacturers of pcp’s do, also. A re seal kit came with my Hatsan Hercules Bully.

    Or at the very least a manufacturer of PCP guns should offer a kit for each and every gun they make, and sell it on their website. Hatsan does this, also.

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    Gerry52
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    OR, as a fairly large consumer base we all (on this forum) could send a "petition" or request type of letter to airgun manufacturers asking them to do just that. For every type of gun they make they should offer an O-ring maintenance kit for said gun. Pretty simple concept. If they heard the same request from hundreds or possibly thousands of us I would think they'd heed the call & benefit from that action both monetarily AND customer service-wise. A blank form type of letter with spaces for name of company, model of gun, caliber & which generation would fit the bill. I  just might work on putting one together & I'll post it on the forum here. We airgunners, as a group, probably have more power & influence than we might even realize.  Let's exercise our freedoms & see if we can get results. Anyone else here up for that small challenge? Let me know. I think it's worth a try but it will take US working in unison. Hope to hear some feedback from you guys & gals!

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