|23 Mar 2005 13:26:54|
|Remington Airmaster 77 - Canadian model|
I want to pick up a Remington Airmaster 77 here in Canada. On the
Remington website, this unit claims 725 FPS. The store's data shows it at 497
FPS, owing to Canadian law that any rifle < 500 FPS doesn't require a
My questions, if anyone can help me:
1 - What is the difference, mechanically, between the Canadian and American
models? Or is Remington deliberately under-rating this model for Canadian
2 - What is involved in restoring this unit to American specs. If it is a
matter of swapping a part, are these parts readily available?
3 - If it is a factory set bleed-off valve, could I just solder this up? Are
there a downside to doing this?
If there are any moralists out there who prefer to jump on me for wanting
to do this conversion, please, don't bother. <g > TIA.