Straws in the 2500?

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Post by NiborDude » Sat Jan 15, 2005 4:42 am

I was restoring a 2500 that I recently purchased off eBay, and while fixing and cleaning the internals, I found something odd. When you look down the fornt part of the nozzle, there's straws! Paper thin straws in the nozzle. I never noticed this. Has anyone else? It just seems really odd to me. :blink:

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Post by mackiwi » Sat Jan 15, 2005 8:03 am

Yeah...I've got the same thing in my cps 2700. I remember someone saying that they help to laminate the stream or something like that (I think it might have been Doom).

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Post by SSCBen » Mon Jan 17, 2005 2:15 pm

Those are quite normal, in fact, I'm surprised you didn't know until now. Funny thing was I thought this topic was going to be able ACTUAL straws in your guns... at the Aquatica iKonboard way back reportedly a few CPS 1000s had real McDonalds straws in them.

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