A shrine built for a Feinwerkbau 124 – Part 11

by B.B. Pelletier Part 10 Part 9 Part 8 Part 7 Part 6 Part 5 Part 4 Part 3 Part 2 Part 1 Well, here is our old friend, the San Anselmo Beeman 124, again. Today, I’ll address the scope problems I was having the last time I tested the rifle for accuracy. You may … Read more

Categories Accessories, Ammo, Competition, Education / Training, Flashlights and Optics, Fun, Spring 66 Comments

BSA Optics Laser Genetics ND-5 laser designator – Part 1

by B.B. Pelletier First, two announcements. Don’t miss the latest video episode from Airgun Academy. Episode 13 is about adjusting scopes, ironically enough. I say ironically in light of what we’ve been doing with the FWB 124. Also, the October podcast is up. It’s about selecting the right youth airgun. Now, it’s time for today’s … Read more

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How does a scope work?

by B.B. Pelletier Before we start, a little announcement. Many of you are already aware of this, but Pyramyd Air has purchased the assets of Compasseco, a Kentucky-based airgun dealership with strong ties to Chinese airguns. In fact, Compasseco could be said to be the company that helped guide Chinese airgun makers into the modern … Read more

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BKL rings – Part 3

by B.B. Pelletier Part 2 Part 1 The BKL 260 mount we’ve been testing. This test has taken an inordinate amount of time, primarily because of my illness and some other pressing matters. We’re testing the BKL 260 mount to determine if its clamping pressure is good enough to prevent movement under recoil without a … Read more