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Old March 26, 2013, 02:06 AM   #13
Join Date: November 19, 2008
Location: South Australia
Posts: 54
I would not be using any Glycol based fluid such as Dot 3 or 4 due to the hygroscopic (absorbs moisture) tenancies of it.

A while ago I sprayed a small about of silicone spray in my springer and cycled the piston several times to spread the lube.

Later that day I was shooting some stuff through my Chrony and decided to see what fps the air rifle was doing, first shot had the report of a .22 rimfire and clocked around 1350 fps.
I learned that day exactly what dieseling in an air rifle is, for the record the air rifle usually runs around 850-900 fps.
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