Meant for informational purposes only. Well regarding the noise level, my wife always complained when I was shooting my RWS34 in the basement. NO,… we ain’t going “there”. It’s a slang term used by knowledgeable insiders on lots of topics. Too bad the mounts are so expensive…but once and done. That did not make any difference. I can brace that, No problem. Wouldn’t bother me. Besides, like you said, that other one you noted used blanks. I plan on catching up with him this spring and see if he really wants to sell anything. That may be enough to do it. You may of said.,,,,,,,, The AV-46M Single Stroke Pneumatic Match Air Pistol: Part 3, Benjamin Marauder Semi-Auto (SAM) PCP Air Rifle: Part 2, Umarex ReadyAir portable compressor: Part 1, The AV-46M Single Stroke Pneumatic Match Air Pistol: Part 2. Like Chris’s target also. What a coincidence! There is too much clearance for the pellet to clip the front sight. For me, I want the front bell as low as possible to the gun. And my whole target would be made from a 1/8″ plate. I used some of those roofing nails that have 1″ orange plastic washer on them. Well long for me. I have never had that problem yet on my 1077’s I have had or my WildFire. The rest of the time it was lower. Flying a RC planes though I get the left and right and up and down mixed up all the time. But maybe it might also be a thought in the future if someone has guns with similar clips. =>) For that matter I rarely buy anything used except my automobiles, but I would think that if Geo were to sell that gun, it would have more appeal as the gun that the ” Godfather ” optimized for one of his readers and immortalized in his blog. That drives the pin forward into the cartridge. It could be that someone was in it already and left parts out or reassembled it wrong,.. too. Thanks for the warning I was eventually going to get it working. When the gun fired it smoked and smelled like bacon frying. I tried to tighten up the barrel with the o-ring between the barrel and the tube on the front sight. If so I would hang that much off the back of the breech. It’s a .22 bolt action rifle based on a BRNO and CZ gun as I understand it. 1295-5. Well the other things too. Put a 3 rail 5 slot barrel accessory mount on the barrel just forward of the barrel block and mounted a 4×32 Aim scout scope on it w/ a see-thru mount so I can also use the iron sights. Also, I don’t want to do any kind of hack job on the mounts to make them work. I think the best thing would be to buy the BKL offset mounts which I am sure will give me what I need. I still recall the ad that said I could expect 850 f.p.s. That is at the bottom of the pic. , 200 yards,…. And I’m going to check out your other pictures now. B.B., a google search on “Better is the enemy of good enough,” turned up some interesting results! I’ll just post it here again for no paticular reason. We did find that Capitalism and Democracies could beat Socialism’s worst form; Communism (National Socialism as a close second on the bad scale of human governance.). How much do you have to move your head forward? I have a Beeman SR1 that was doing the same thing. This picture is in focus. I have never heard of a pellet loader for the B3, but one of our readers might like to work with you on your idea. I have a B3 from which I cut off the original sight and mounted a sight from another gun up on the barrel block. I also put a 4 power Winchester scope on the gun based on Halfstep’s recommendation a while back. At the least I think they deserve a footnote in the history of airguns section. I want to keep the Hawke on my Diana 34 because of the difficulty getting it dialed in on that rifle. . The strap is .6″ and the mount is .6″. BB i have several under lever air rifles like the B3 an B3-1 that u mention i also have several other brands of under lever an all seem to be made the same way , my question is do u know of a pellet loader made for them so your finger is not traped in the bear claw if the lear lets loose when loading a pellet in, or do u know of someone that would be willing to work with me on an idea of a simple one i have a design for . thunder. I’m glad you like the scope. I did not refresh my view and missed your reply. First I took the barrel off the 1077 parts gun I have. Copyright © 1999-21 I’m confused by which order your comments are in so I am reposting that pic with some notations that may help. And of course like the mega boom bottle reactive target someone will catch this and make what I’m going to post. That is what the pellet hits. I believe I was wrong on the 0.6 offset on the BKL rings. There is a wood block underneath the plate, with 4 drywall screws to set precise elevation of the plate. The safety is not automatic on the Maximus by the way. I decided to just use the Urban “as is” and shoot it in my basement at 15 yards. Take my design and add a paddle that’s hinged like on the back of a feild target that gets knocked down. If not much you could remove that green butt spacer from the stock. But yep that set up on your 34 will slide right on the Urban. Ain’t it easier to even shoot out at 50 yards after shooting out at a hundred yards now. I’ll explain now. Then I just put 3-4 drops of silicone oil in the barrel and shoot. Not sure why the gun groups for a number of shots and then scatters flyers all over. Which can be done with alot of things if you think about it. Chris But here’s something for you about size and distance to target with my design. ... 5.0 out of 5 stars Chinese B3 .177 cal Air Rifle. B3 5.5mm Caliber Air Rifle 22 Caliber . I asked everyone I could email what to do, even here. I would never own such an air rifle. Safe fun. Depends on the pellet! And,.. as I usually do,.. it was all thought out ahead of time and worked the first time. I am very impressed with the accuracy on my first ten shot group. And that is why I usually stay away from the shorter scopes now. My next step may be to replace the barrel with the one in the parts gun I picked up. And have to say the big bolt ball is great for that And mind you I never missed a shot out of that 10 round mag. I also like the flip-up lens covers, very nice. “Stretch out it’s legs”,.. It took quite a few tries before I could not feel any resistance in the pellet as it passed the crown. Halfstep Out at 150 or so yards it’s blowing with a head wind to the right. The cartridge, as you can guess, goes on the inside of the upper L block. Now I can try different pellets and fill pressures if I want to but the gun is supposed to be a good plinker and I really don’t need it to be any more accurate if the accuracy holds. Here is a chart of the pellets that shot best from one of my Wildfires at 12 yards. Of course the economies of scale of a larger world population and, cough, cough, untethered trade will prevent retail prices from increasing at the overall rate of inflation. I have two, .177, .22. This rifle weighs 7 lbs. The ones shown are 3’s. That was impressive velocity for the time. If the breech snaps shut, make another loader. Here is an update on my Wildfire. Is the point to shoot the device into pieces? If I understand you correctly you are having trouble adjusting far enough rearward. I think that is the usual advise even with the anti bear trap feature. BKL lists the overall length at 2.0 inches and the ring and clamp both at 0.6 inches. Around 650+ fps? I’m going to post two quick drawings I made of what my reactive target would look like. I remember your tip/tool. The guy looked pretty whooped as I recall and the biggest irony was as you said,.. the Orangutan was still ready to go on and on. I am always interested in history of things. Page up. One could almost wish that they had converted the rear sight into a peep sight like Diana used to do. But if you want to get serious, the QB78 Family Workshop Manual is the ultimate book on the QB78 family. Guess I’ve still got it , Halfstep Ok that’s that. But first you got to get that scope mounted right. Then all of a sudden I see the bottle jump. That is the favorite scene of many a “The Wire” fan. The barrels on the 1077 and Wildfire are rifled. While the B3-1 shot close to its rated FPS, the B9 did not. Either way, Ol’ Thunder is just trying to not lose any digits in the process of trying to load his air rifle. You almost have to make multiple shots at a given aim point and see what happens. It does not need to be a spiked pin. Don’t you have a scope and rings on it? Intended to only buy one, but after inspecting them, saw that this was an exceptional bargain; thus, 'my wife' got one, too. Come to think of it, it resembles the insides of some Airsoft conversions to .177 BB pistols. This indicates to me that passive holding and active lifting are not the same. IF YOU HAVE ANY NEEDS PLEASE CONTACT US IN TIME. Even at a hundred yards. Shoot again with the same wind I described but aim dead on and I hit. Bill. They never were much my thing anyways. They are spring loaded so when you open them they pop up and stay. I am going to post at the bottom referencing the BKL offset rings. This is actually a very small amount. Just an idea. How to Supercharge Air Gun With Things in You Can Find in Your Local Pantry: DISCLAIMER:do not take any responsibility for any injury, death or property damage caused by the above information and instructions. The seals were dry when I acquired it and I shot the first Hobby pellet at 370 f.p.s. I got me a dumb phone. Thanks Oh and that link I posted can blow up big so you can see things better than the picture like you just posted. Not that it’s the problem. He could shoot sitting at a bench and standing off hand or propped in a doorway and he might find that what he has will work and that what is perfect in one position will require him to adjust his stance to get a good sight in some other position. This useful kit contains a selection of spare parts for the Industry Brand B3-1. So who knows on that question. That would put the offset at 1.4 inches front of clamp to front of ring. So I would gain .2″ right there, plus the 1.4″ offset. The sear, sear spring and breech seals are also suitable for use in the Tech Force TF40, TF22, TF2-1 and TF11 models. You don’t need a firing pin. But hey,… I will gladly do it as opposed to spending another 20-50+ bucks for something that will work. (At least) every 25 yards. How many operations can it endure before it’s out of life. It should still be interesting to see how it does though. It would only need a hole a little bigger than the diameter of the firing pin on the paddle for the pin to pass through the front of the target. Defender Air Rifle 22 Caliber Safety Lock 5.5 All Black 470-570 FPS . But it’s just a guess. You make yourself understood and that’s the main thing. Again no change. Now I have the measure of you and will not be so timid in the future! From what I said above on wind directions. per page. So it is nice to be able to reference the wind. I had a few of the UTG Bugbuster scopes and the eye relief problem has occurred for me too. They spread out into other Chinese airgun lines and the association worked to the benefit of both them and the Chinese manufacturers. I was fortunate enough to find the materials at work. I went to BKL’s web site for the 30mm offset rings. So at some point it will also need some smoothing up. I haven’t nailed down if the Chinese intent is cost or labor savings or if they think they know better than the designers on design and production of the item. For informational pictorial writing! I need my glasses for close and far distance and wear bifocal lens. I have Caldwell shooting bags to rest the rifle on so I just moved my eye a little closer to the ocular lens. When I asked about the Uban’s noise level, she said that she could hear it but that it was not as loud as my other airgun. Scrip. I picked up my 101 from him. Wow,…you were quick on that. So all the pellet needs to do is smash some pet of the rim to ignite the primer. Additionally, the Stoeger Arms X20S2 Suppressor Air Rifle I bought from PyramydAir Well I hope you don’t have to put your WildFire under the knife again. I made several for my Diana Mauser 98 . The test rifle has been abused by leaving it lying around. I started to chronograph the pistol with RWS Hobby pellets. Oh and a quick note. SKU : 1292-5. It was from Europe some where. I couldn’t believe it! It is a classic and should be read by anyone who is interested in crossbows. Ok I see you realized that I only posted the picture for Chris. I do not keep my eye on the reticle, but I can load and orient the pellet correctly every time now without looking. Or are you done with the series on it? Sheridan Blue Streak and Silver Streak Parts, Archer Airguns .22 Cal Single Shot Tray for Benjamin Marauder Air Rifles, Archer Airguns "2X" Seal Kit for Crosman PCP Air Pistols, Archer Airguns Tank Block Kit (Crosman 2240), Archer Airguns "2X" Seal Kit for Crosman 160, Valve for Crosman 2260 and 1760 Air Rifles, Archer Airguns QB78 Family Breech, Weaver-Style Rails, XP Bolt Left Hand .177 Cal, Industry Brand Rear Field Sight for Crosman Pistols. I used my shooting table down in the basement. It is still holding air and I have been filling it to 2000 psi no issues. If it turns out that you only need a small amount of additional adjustment, do you have the ability to cut and file a new profile to the front of the rear mount that would let the turret slide further back?You may only have 1 set of cap screws on that over band but it should hold the scope OK. Have you fired the gun indoors yet and if so, what is your impression of the noise level? Well,… aren’t you the talented one? Not much but some. That is a good point, I was focused on the transfer tube and the valve. I did try it out the other day 1x and the sound was a bit subdued,… but it was pointed into the woods. So if it’s the barrel it was that way from the factory. And that was moving as fast as I possibly could. The retail price of this little rifle is about $75. It just looked odd seeing it that way. Any suggestions as to what I should do? Or did you shoot with the black around your sight picture from your head too far back? In other words there is no time for glasses to come off or on. What about the lead of the barrel where th pellet loads. The silver are nice to add a little “bling” to your gun. Oh well that’s how we would do it in the old days. Maybe they think they will be used the wrong way. Yes I changed barrels. I know it would be some work but it could be done in a basic shop with hand tools. And, maybe I am not doing something quite right as I cycle the bolt? . I’m not so sure that hanging bodyweight is a good measure of what one can do. thunder. I don’t think it is me because I can keep the crosshairs or the dot sight centered and not moving more than a quarter inch from before the trigger pull to after the pellet strikes the target. Will keep you updated on my progress with the Urban. Drawing that is. It just goes to show don’t overlook the gun that isn’t gun rack worthy for 80$ we hope to have fun with it I know you and many here like 22 plinking thanks again for the great blogs. I bought one, more to see what a communist Chinese airgun looked like than anything. And I used the same holdover I have been using. But at least they don’t cost a lot. Shanghai Gong Zi Machinery Manufacturing Co.Ltd.-Shanghai Air Gun factory was established in 1957 and it is the oldest air gun manufacturer in China. Does the crossbow maker we saw yesterday manufacture using additive parts making technologies? There is a lot of manufacturing oil on the gun which comes off pretty quick and you will be shooting many pellets before the rifle stops smoking. If this don’t work post your last picture from yesterday. It works (very) well for a quick edge on my kitchen knives. It looks like a one piece mount will work on the urban, they are better than two rings in my opinion when they fit. That was followed by two pellets sticking in the barrel. It’s what I would do in your position. Jumpin. Although it is not shooting bad as is. I had started doubting my shooting abilities after struggling with my rws34p for so long. The rifle I’m testing has an anti-beartrap, so it isn’t the oldest B3 out there. Then about a 100 yards the taller grass and such I can see blowing to the left. Both guns have sling mounts, That seems different. some of the parts including the front sight with the pin are in a parts bag. I’m going to try something here today to see if it works. Contact largest Air Rifles manufacturers online to buy in bulk Youtube has a clip featuring both: Still the same scatter in the group no better no worse. Geo. And since the drooper mount is one peice if I remember right. I looked up those rings and it shows an offset of 0.6 inches. Wish List Compare. But no 11mm scope grooves. Based on the firing characteristics of my gun I think any mount would be strong enough, barring extreme carelessness when handling the gun. It looks like a one peice mount will go right over the magazine. Seems the automatic safety was keeping the sear from latching fully. It is hard to see the crown with the barrel inside the tube. No room to reply on your comment about 50 yards. So I think the head wind might of gave me a higher poi on this shot. I ask him to hit me back with what his friend does to polish the barrel but he hasn’t responded yet. And does it feel like the barrel is choked. 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