Care and Maintenance
Never leave the gun cocked for extended periods of time, to do so will weaken the spring over time, after use, especially outside if it has been raining the gun should be dried and wiped down with an oily cloth to remove finger prints, dust, dirt etc. The periodic use of a good furniture polish on the stock will both protect the wood and keep it clean and attractive looking.
Airgun barrels are rifled with relatively fine rifling, it can easily be damaged by improper cleaning. When barrel cleaning is necessary, use a good quality one piece steel rod with a freely rotating handle. Use a brass jagg tip to slowly push an oiled (only oil formulated for use inside a barrel) cloth patch or felt pellet through the barrel from the breech to the muzzle. Only two or three passes with patches or felt pellets is required to keep the barrel clean.
Never use a wire bore brush and never use regular gun oils, they contain solvents which can cause damage to seals made from synthetic materials and stock finish. Only use oils and cleaners specifically formulated for airguns.
Every 1000 shots or so the air chamber and piston may need to be lubricated. This is done by placing two drops (no more) of specially formulated air chamber oil directly into the chamber through the vent, the gun should be partially cocked and uncocked several times to help distribute the oil within the chamber.
BE SURE TO MAINTAIN A FIRM GRIP ON THE BARREL WHILE DOING THIS.
All pinch points on the cocking linkage should be kept lubricated to reduce wear.
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