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Old 4th June 2015, 07:07 PM
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JerryD JerryD is offline
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Join Date: May 2009
Member of: Hereward FT&ARC
Location: Rutland (it's titchy!)
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Love mine, despite the relatively unsophisticated trigger, which . It just goes on and on. I like the solidness of them, although it does depend on which type of reg is in it. I've heard of a Ripper that didn't miss a beat without a service being done in 15yrs, and then that the newer regs aren't as reliable.

Mine went 5 yrs without problems, and then had a spate of leaky reg issues. However, that's been sorted since I had a John Ostler reg in it. Ripley service is good, especially if you visit in person. Alternatively, John Ostler services the AR5s. He takes longer, but does a cracking job.

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