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Old 01-30-2013, 04:42 PM #1
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>> Buying an Etek 3, what to check for?

I'm buying a used Etek 3, however, I was wondering what I would need to check for before purchasing?

Anything I should know, like good PSI or anything about dry firing? - Please and thank you.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:14 PM #2
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You just need to know that it works just fine and doesn't leak. The nice thing is that unlike a Star framed Etek/2 you don't have to check for the QEV diaphragm and unlike any Etek/2 you don't need to check the solenoid.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:50 AM #3
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Listen closely into the breach for leaks. If it leaks down the barrel, change the orings. If it still leaks, make sure it is not a valve of ram housing issue before you buy it.
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I have a nice etek 3lt I'm trying to sell back up gun dont use it. Case barrel manual wrenches condom, pooty cure 4, zick 2, pops Asa. Shoots great
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:12 AM #5
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That it holds air, reads a new battery, and cycles fully. That way you know you are buying a working marker and don't have a surprise repair bill
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