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Hey, im sorry for the recap of this question over and over again, but when I did some research I didn't really understand what the people were trying to say. So basically the problem is everytime I shoot it would either curve more to the left or more to the right, I know the problem is the hop up, but the thing I don't get is how am I going to fix this problem. I have tried dissassembling it and reassembling it, but it wouldn't work. And everytime I try to zero the scope in it obviously wouldn't work so I have tried that for like hours. So I heard you should sand it, but it isn't good for the hop up system. All I know is I greatly appreciate it if someone give me a in depth explanation or make a video and sorry again for bringing this topic up, I really have been searching up info, but I didn't quite get it as much
 

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Well, I know when I have had this problem with my old hop up a few years ago, I increased bb weight. When I was using lighter bbs, they would curve left, thus causing a decrease in accuracy. My question is, what bbs are you using. If they are too light, its possible that could be your problem.

In other words, no matter how much I increased/decreased the hop up they would go left. Thats because I was using low weight bbs. Hope this makes sense. Once I increased the weight to my trusty .4s, I was good to go.
 

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O, wow, that is a problem :( Based on what happened to me, its the weight not the hop up. Unless you were to go with a pdi hop up, which allows you to adjust it if it were to be curving one way, then I do not know what you can do.
 

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Does your field just chrono with .2s and 25s, or require them for all play? Most fields chrono with those weights and then allow heavier BBs to be switched out at the same power.

To be perfectly honest, sniping with those weights of bb is going to be a very difficult proposition, and you'd be better off switching to a well tuned AEG.
 

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Yeah this is the closest field that i know of and from what i know im pretty sure its only .20 and .25 bbs and they are bio degradable ones i believe, i can ask them if they let me use .30 and such, but it has to be biodegradable. But if it is the weight of the bb that is the reason why my bullets are curving left and right then i really have to find another field unless they allow me heavier bbs and i dont really enjoy airsofting with machine guns, but the closest i can probably go for is a semi auto rifle e.g (AGM m14) is what i was thinking of getting next after upgrading my gun if i find another field
 

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Biovals are biodegradable and they're coming out with heavier and heavier weights. They have .27g and .30g now, and will have .42g coming out soon! Try those out :) They're a bit expensive but not bad at all for such high quality ammo (the best in the sport other than SGMs). And as sounguru stated, snipers don't use many rounds (or shouldn't).
 

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Okay so I found out Its strictly bio bbs that THEY sell only(.20 and .25) because they said no outside bbs. But besides heavier bbs do you think cleaning the hop up would work? If so which part of the hop up?
 

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I still think its just the weight. Right when I began using my brand new rifle, I used .28s and it curved all over. Tried adjusting the hop but had no affect on curves (stock hop up by the way) left or right. Soon as I put in some .4s, adjusted the hop up, and had straight shots everytime.

If you can't change the weight of your bb to a higher one, I suggest going with an AEG.
 

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If you can't change the weight of the ammo change the pressure of the spring. Put a weaker spring into the rifle and find that sweet spot for the .25's. And go for shear precision. Will have to work on your cammo and stalking skills as well.

It can be done, because I have done it ;) Would be suprised what you can do with a little elbo grease and some drive.
 

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I play at sequoia airsoft which is basically the closest good field because you can use a ghillie rather than all the other places i have checked which is either cqb or a very open field with no trees and such. I have seen people snipe in sequoia, but i am not 100% sure that they aren't using heavier ammo, but when i shot my JG BAR 10 and the bullet curve, it was with .20 i haven't tried .25, but if i do will it make a drastic difference?
 

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You need to be running .25s chap.

You really need to be using .25s in anything that is between 350 and 400fps.

As your restricted to those ammo types( the rules you play under are getting more common, 1 of our sites we play at is identical in ruling, and another will only allow site bought ammo or ammo made by Excel) I would concider using a lower powered BA rifle or swapping to a well sorted DMR.

Don't forget you can have such a thing as to much power, and pure fps does not a sniper make.

Most sites I play at are restricted to 350fps max for any platform type, which is why I have several well sorted AEG DMRs now.

Like woogie said you'll need to have your shit all in 1 sock as you'll be operating closer to the enemy, and like him, I should know its my standard OP ;)
 

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I feel like a was a bit too hard on your field. Most of the places in the midwest are pretty liberal about what you're allowed to use, within certain fps limits
But it's not like that everywhere.

Try talking to the snipers who play at that field, and see what they do. .25 vs .20 is a HUGE difference, and go heavier if you can at around 400 fps.
 

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Yeah i am planning to get a AGM M14, but for now i am sticking with my JG BAR 10 because i love how accurate it is (when the bullet doesn't curve), Okay so basically i just need to switch to .25 and my bullets will be much more precise :). And in the future i might be moving somewhere else for college so i hope the fields will be much more forgiving, but besides that I thank everyone on here that helped me out!!
 

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No problem, good luck with using the .25s, you should see a significant difference. If not, do what woogie said and change to a less powerful spring. Then you should be fine.
 
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