FX Typhoon...not entirely original

The entry level PCP from FX with grown-up performance! Together with the 12 or 16 shot variant, the FX T-12 in all types (FX1000 / FX1000-22 / FX1002 / FX1002-22 / FX1012 / FX1012-22 / FX1212 / FX1212-22). Also known as Logun Solo. The Biathlon model is also based on this platform.

FX Typhoon...not entirely original

Postby PolarWolf on Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:48 pm

Some time ago I picked up a .177 Typhoon which wouldn't group too well. It also had problems hooking the sear behind the hammer consistently. So I started thinking what to do with the thing. Well, customize it, of course.

I ordered some parts for a .22 Typhoon and an original FX Typhoon regulator from my usual supplier. I took an old .20 barrel from a Sheridan pumper and made it to fit into the Typhoon breech. Took an old Cyclone tube (the original Typhoon tube is now attached to a HW100) and fitted the regulator in it. It takes an afternoon work, but this is the result:

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Cute, innit?

It shoots nice. When it stops raining I'll do a chrony session with it, see what it does :)
Webley FX2000 .22
FX T400 .25
FX Monsoon .22 Walnut
FX Cyclone .177 Regulated
FX Biathlon .177 Regulated

I've had:
Pretty much every model FX made :)
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Re: FX Typhoon...not entirely original

Postby Zero4k on Sat Jun 25, 2011 5:31 pm

Cute yes, looks rather nice 8-) Being a .22 I'd be interested in the results of your chrony session - I realise that you are probably putting a lot more power than mine though.

What scope will you be using out of interest?

Just re-read this, it's .20 not .22 :oops:
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Re: FX Typhoon...not entirely original

Postby Graeme on Sun Jun 26, 2011 11:38 am

Looks good.. Nice one.
I don't know a lot about Crosman Barrels so will be very interested how it shapes up on the range and not forgeting how the reg does.
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