To understand why the same hanger number may not give the same point of impact result in every barrel type you first need to know how the hanger works. K-80 barrels are separate along their length and the hanger determines the distance apart at the muzzle. Fitting a large hanger pushes the two barrels away […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Krieghoff offer two types of choke tubes for the K–80, Steel and Titanium. There is no difference in performance between the two but the Titanium chokes are longer and lighter than the steel version. Average weight of a Steel Choke tube in 1⁄2 choke is 23gm. The same Titanium Choke weighs 18gm. The longer Titanium […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The K-80 ejector is retained in the slide by a small ball and spring. The ball and spring are not captive, meaning they are loose and kept in place only by the ejector itself. Removal is easy. Using the plastic head of the stock wrench like a hammer, tap the back end of the ejector […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are nine front hanger sizes for the K-80 that allow fine tuning of the point of impact of the bottom barrel. The top barrel is braced by the rib so only the bottom barrel will move. A larger hanger size pushes it down, away from the top barrel and a smaller size allows it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The K-80 safety slide located on the top strap has a button to prevent it moving accidentally. To move the slide forward, depress the button with the the thumb. To move it back, depress the button again. The selector can be locked “off safe” by means of a locking screw through the side of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The K80 trigger blade is adjustable for position along a slide. There are two set screws on the underside of the trigger blade. The screw socket takes a 1.27mm wrench, 0.050″ or 1/20th inch imperial. The rearmost screw locks the blade onto the slide whilst the front screw locks the barrel selector positioned immediately in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I often hear grumbles regarding my policy of not supplying action parts to other gunsmiths. There is a very simple reason for this and it has little to do with any commercial aspect. Firstly, to fully understand the K-80 mechanism and the relationship and interaction of individual components requires specific training. Without this understanding a […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.