Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

The fast action, biathlon style sidelever shooter from FX (FX5100 / FX5100-22 / FX5102 / FX5102-22 / FX5103/ FX5103-22). Also known as BTAS (Ben Taylor And Son) Cyclone and Webley Spectre.

Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:55 pm

Hi folks, as I promised to a few members, here comes my pictorial on stripping the Cyclone.
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:57 pm

Part 1 of 5
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01barrelband.jpg
Remove barrel band (2mm allen key)
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02band2.jpg
Barrel band & thread protector
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03removetube.jpg
Unscrew air cylinder CCW
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:00 pm

Part 2 of 5
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04unscrewstock.jpg
Unscrew 3mm allen key holding the stock in place
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05removeaction.jpg
Remove action from stock
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06undermagtorx.jpg
Remove Torx 20 screw under the magazine
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:05 pm

Part 3 of 5
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07thumbreturn.jpg
Unscrew thumb return CCW using the help of a 2mm allen key
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08magretainer.jpg
Pull out magazine retainer
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09reartorx.jpg
Unscrew Torx 20 screw in the hole
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:07 pm

Part 4 of 5
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10actionallens.jpg
Unscrew 2 pcs of 2.5 mm allen screws holding the action together
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11allensremoved.jpg
Allen screws removed (action now splits to two halves)
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12actionupper.jpg
Upper part of the action
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby riz on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:09 pm

Part 5 of 5
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13actionbottom.jpg
Bottom half of the action
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14underselector.jpg
Underneath the power selector wheel
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15UKreducer.jpg
UK 12 ftlbs transfer port reducer
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16actionhalves.jpg
Action split
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby djwalker on Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:09 am

well done that man , very helpfull sir.
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby flyingbogey on Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:40 pm

Very helpful indeed. Thanks.
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby Oldamish on Tue Apr 19, 2016 1:32 am

GREAT JOB!
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Re: Grand Cyclone stripdown pictorial (lots of pics)

Postby Suffolk Rifle on Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:14 pm

Well done, though I don't need it at the moment, I hope this becomes a sticky in here ;)
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