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Old 09-03-08, 02:55 PM   #1
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Anybody here have a pellet/bb gun?

What do you have? Pics? Please don't let this turn into a debate about guns.
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Old 09-03-08, 02:58 PM   #2
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No but I should have one to shot rats at work and on the way home. It would help pass some time.
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Old 09-03-08, 03:03 PM   #3
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Old stuff from 20 yrs ago...Daisy CO2 pellet gun: Baretta 92.
And single pump/single round pneumatic air rifle with scope, also by Daisy. Not very high end.
But good for targets, soda cans and varmint control.

Nothing like today's fancy Airsoft stuff!
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I think I have one laying around. I have to find it first.
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Old 09-03-08, 03:07 PM   #6
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I have a cheapie .22 cal. Chinese break barrel pellet gunwith a scope, and for plinking, a Crosman 760 for teh adults and a Daisy Buck for the kids.

The break barrel is noisy and kicks quite a bit, and is not very accurate, but I think I paid $15 for it at a gun booth in Canton Texas. It is fun to shoot though, use it for snakes at the boat dock and the like.
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Old 09-03-08, 03:09 PM   #7
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Awww come on.........I wanna see pics too!!
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I will have to get some taken then. I might have a pic of Wade with his Buck.
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This is what it would be like if I had one...
EDIT: the rats...I meant, not the gun
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Old 09-03-08, 03:15 PM   #10
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I can't get you picks at the moment, but I will when I get home.

I have four.
A cheepie plastic Daisy BB gun,
a German break barrel .177 made in the 40's,
a Benjamin pump .22 that I've had since I was a kid and the gun with which I learned to shoot,
and my latest is a Beeman R1 .22, which is a fantastic rifle.
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I want a Beeman. We shot with some recoilless German break barrels at Texas A&M for riflery. Ever since then I have wanted a nice quality break barrel, but do not shoot enough to justify the expense.
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950fps??? DANG!!
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Old 09-03-08, 03:27 PM   #13
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The Beeman is spectacular. The twin has one as well, his has interchangeable barrels, one .22, one for .177.

The .177 throws the pellet out at something like 1100 fps.

My German break barrel you can see the pellet and its trajectory, not so with the Beemans. Laser straight flights, and hard hitting.

Truth be told the Daisy BB gun may be my favorite. My father and I spend hours every spring shooting carpenter bees out of the air with it. They will fly around erratically and then stop and hover for a few seconds. You would think that after 40 years they would learn not to stop.

Pop's favorite is the Benjamin. He can still shoot quarters out of the air with it. Before he was in trifocals he was able to hit a pellet with a pellet. You could not see a damn thing but right after he would shoot you would hear a zing.
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950fps??? DANG!!
Yeah, Beemans are serious.

You don't want a .25, too hard to find the pellets.
.22 is a good all around size. The .177 is a target round.
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I used to have a Daisy model 499 with a Williams micrometer sight, back when I shot competitive 5m targets.

The 499 is a single shot, lever cocked rifle specifically for 5m competition. With the Williams' sight, it's deadly accurate; but it's not designed for anything else. The pellets can be stopped at 5m by a 12" deep box of wadded up newspaper.
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I had a .177 break barrel rifle before I moved here.

The spring retainer broke after a year. I gave it to my uncle to fix and fit it for a new (stronger) spring and I ended up moving two weeks later.
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Yeah, Beemans are serious.

You don't want a .25, too hard to find the pellets.
.22 is a good all around size. The .177 is a target round.
Good to know! Thanks!
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Truth be told the Daisy BB gun may be my favorite. My father and I spend hours every spring shooting carpenter bees out of the air with it. They will fly around erratically and then stop and hover for a few seconds. You would think that after 40 years they would learn not to stop.
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I learned to shoot by doing much the same thing with mud dobbers. There was a creek next to our house in Oklahoma. I would sit on the bank with my Daisy Poweline and wait for mud dobbers to land and then pick them off.
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I has bb pistol. But it donut werk. I think it's got a dud seal somewhere.
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I learned to shoot by doing much the same thing with mud dobbers. There was a creek next to our house in Oklahoma. I would sit on the bank with my Daisy Poweline and wait for mud dobbers to land and then pick them off.
When I get home I'll have to post a pic of my soffits, Pop calls them my brail manifesto.
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Ideal for plinking and small game hunting. .177 cal and 1000 FPS. I paid $99 for it a few years back.
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This is what I'm using to teach my son, how to shoot a gun. He is 6 so this gun is the prefect size for him.


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Ideal for plinking and small game hunting. .177 cal and 1000 FPS. I paid $99 for it a few years back.
That's pretty cool but it went up over $130 bucks! EGADS!! (OMG that was from the Archie comix!!)

Seems to me so far the preferred choice is a rifle. I bet there are still a lot around from childhood days.....

How about a pistol? I know that they have considerably less fps and accuracy but I like a challenge. I've always been good at targets back in the day when my friends took me shooting and did well with the bow.
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The Bow? Recurve? Long? Compound? Have I ever told you I used to teach archery? Could put 6 arrows in an orange at 30yds. I shot light (no sights) and wanted to compete but never found the time.
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