AIR MATCH 600

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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Airmatch Model 600

 

DESCRIPTION

 

1979

 

Plusses:

·         No CO2 or compressed air needed (Yippee!).

·         Dry-fire mode available.

Minuses:

·         That flimsy front sight is easily broken

·         Blood blisters – usually not a problem after your second session with an Air Match 500/600: you learn to keep the fleshy part of the left hand out of the way when closing the action.

·         No longer in production: if you need any parts…

 

Sight Adjustment:

 

 

 

VFG Quick Barrel Cleaning Felt Air Gun Pellets .177 100

AIR MATCH 600 MAINTENANCE

 

Basic Cleaning:

Could not be simpler:

1.       Fire a felt cleaning wad through the barrel after each shooting session.

2.       Wipe outside of pistol with an oily rag, then wipe with a dry cloth.

 

Cleaning the breech/loading area:

Fluff and crud builds up in this area and its awkward to clean under the barrel protrusion:

1.       isopropyl alcohol, cotton tips

2.       pistol to dry-fire mode

3.       open action fully

4.       liberally apply isopropyl alcohol and clean/scrub area using cotton tips.

5.       Blow dry with compressed air.

 

Lubrication:

 

Trigger Adjustment:

 

Disassembly:

 

Reassembly:

 

Seals:

 

Timber:

 

 

TROUBLESHOOTING THE AIR MATCH 600

 

Pressure Loss:

1.       SECURE storage for the loaded pistol, chronograph

2.       Load and chronograph a shot

3.       Load and place loaded pistol in SECURE storage for 10-12 hours

4.       After 10 to 12 hours, chronograph shot

5.       If ‘stored’ shot is within 10% of the ‘fresh’ shot, you will have no problem with pressure loss during a competition.  If the difference is more than 20%, the pistol needs servicing.

 

Low Velocity:

 

 

 

 

 

Unless otherwise attributed, © 2014, Spencer Tweedie