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Title: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Checco on June 15, 2010, 08:52:48 AM
Hello all,
Does anybody know a dealer that may cary a theoben strut that would fit the NP Trail.
I tried a couple & they said that the theoben rams they had would not fit the NP.
Thanks
Matthew
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: LongIslandArcher on June 15, 2010, 03:43:13 PM
I heard the NP strut made for the Walther Falcon Hunter fits in the Trail NP.
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Checco on June 15, 2010, 05:24:00 PM
np trail or xl
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: LongIslandArcher on June 15, 2010, 05:52:07 PM
Regular NP, but it does fit the XL, as you can see in the conversion I did that I posted on my blog: http://theblazingorange.blogspot.com/2010/06/converting-bs-super-streak-with-nitro.html
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: LongIslandArcher on June 15, 2010, 05:54:48 PM
Personally, I have not opened up an NP, but I did install Falcon Hunter Nitro Pistons in Super Streaks.  Had to make a part and modify a few of the existing internal parts.
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Checco on June 15, 2010, 06:11:08 PM
I spoke to 1 tech that said that the super streak &  benjamin XL where the same but the regular NP they
had not opened yet. So I belive that the strut is smaller in the NP.
But thanks for the infor.
Matthew
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Progun on June 15, 2010, 07:22:34 PM
Matthew, if you haven't already you should contact David Slade @ Airgunwerks. He's the Theoben man.
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Checco on June 15, 2010, 08:00:01 PM
David,
I spoke to him today & he said that he has no experience with
that riffle yet.so I figured that I was out of luck for now.
I guess he is the guy.
Thanks.
Matthew
Title: RE: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: Perry50 on June 15, 2010, 10:10:12 PM
What's wrong with the gas strut that came with the gun? It should last a very long time and if it's lost power have Crosman send you a replacement.

Mine shoots FTS 14.6 grain pellets 780 FPS and needs less than 30 lbs of cocking effort.
Title: RE: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: shadow on June 16, 2010, 02:18:29 AM
The gas strut that came with the NP is low on the power band so to speak, I pre crony tested it before the tune then after a tune. Most NP's should be in the high 600fps to around 720-730fps and this one is around 670. Even the cocking force is extra soft and I have a NP myself that is tuned. Like anything else one can get a weak Gas ram new or one that drop's in power out of the gate. Were just looking to stick a new one in to get her back to snuff. Ed
Title: Re: Theoben strut for a Np?
Post by: LongIslandArcher on June 16, 2010, 06:01:01 AM
My Crosman NPSS gets 800 fps with 14.3 grain pellets, so yeah, your NP is pretty low on the power.  You might have a defective nitro piston.  Call up Crosman and have them send you a new one.  Ask for the person in charge of the tech/design department.