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The Crosman Mark I and Mark II – Part 1

Crosman Mark I Target

by B.B. Pelletier Crosman’s Mark I Target is a beautiful single-shot air pistol. It resembles the Ruger Mark I. Ruger’s Mark I was a pistol worthy to be copied. I am writing this report at the request of a reader, but also because I feel it’s worth telling the full story. I did a very … Read more

Looking back at the FWB C-20 pistol – Part 2

by B.B. Pelletier Today, guest blogger Pete Zimmerman continues his report on the C-20 pistol, as he shows us the technical side of his target gun. If you’d like to write a guest post for this blog, please email us. Bloggers must be proficient in simple html, know how to take clear photos and size … Read more

Categories Competition, Education / Training, Fun 59 Comments

Looking back at the FWB C-20 pistol – Part 1

by B.B. Pelletier Pete Zimmerman has been both a reader and contributor to this blog and many of you know that his interest lies with 10-meter shooting. Today, he’s going to begin telling us about his special target pistol. If you’d like to write a guest post for this blog, please email us. Bloggers must … Read more

Categories CO2, Competition, Education / Training, Fun 75 Comments

Industry Brand B3-1 – Part 2

by B.B. Pelletier The August podcast was posted on Sunday. Sorry it was late. I apologize for the weak sound of my voice. I actually feel stronger than my voice indicates. I expect things to return to normal some time in the near future. Now, on to today’s blog. Part 1 This inexpensive Chinese underlever … Read more

Industry Brand B3-1 – Part 1

by B.B. Pelletier I’m writing this report for C-S and for all the other readers who ask about the Chinese airguns. I go back to the 1980s with the B3 design, because I bought one of the first ones through an ad in American Rifleman in the mid-1980s. That rifle was the epitome of crude! … Read more

RWS 92 – Part 3

by B.B. Pelletier Part 1 Part 2 Well, this is a very poignant report. Because the day I posted Part 2 was the first day I spent in the hospital, back in March of this year. The plan at the time was to finish the report in another week or so, but things got in … Read more

Categories Education / Training, Fun, Spring 81 Comments

Why I’m an airgunner

by B.B. Pelletier It started when, at the age of 9, I “inherited” my recently deceased father’s Benjamin 107 air pistol. There was no formal ceremony, nor was I named in his will. Indeed, my lawyer father had no will for himself. I simply came into possession of the front-pumper pneumatic because neither my mother … Read more