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FX Dreamlite precharged air rifle : Part 5

FX Dreamlite UTG OP3 scope

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier FX Dreamlite precharged pneumatic rifle. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 1 UTG 4-16 OP3 Compact scope This report covers: Mounting the scope Sunscreen Clear, clear, clear! First target Target two JSB Beasts Crosman Premier Lights give strange group(s)! Crosman Premier Heavy Second attempt Summary … Read more

Categories Accessories, Competition, Flashlights and Optics, PCP, Spring 45 Comments

AirForce TexanSS big bore air rifle: Part 1

TexanSS

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier TexanSS big bore air rifle from AirForce. This report covers: Background Texan TexanSS Adjustability The valve Aftermarket striker springs Infinite adjustments Trigger Reservoir Documentation Summary Today’s report should get a rise out of you! We are starting our look at the TexanSS from AirForce Airguns. It’s a .45 … Read more

Categories Accessories, Big Game Hunting, Education / Training, PCP 89 Comments

One size does not fit all

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier This report covers: What gives? Airguns How I like it Have I made my point? Whole bunch of stories The moral Lots of ground to cover today, so let’s get started. Have you ever wanted one of those “systems” guns? You know the ones I mean — guns … Read more

Categories Ammo, Competition, Education / Training, PCP 50 Comments

Talon SS versus Ruger 10/22: Part 2

10-22-Sporter

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Part 1 This report covers: Ruger 10/22 rimfire rifle AirForce Airguns Talon SS The test The results Bottom line The surprise A goldmine of data! The results This report tested the relative accuracy of an AirForce Talon SS against a Ruger 10/22 rimfire. I went to the range several … Read more

Categories Competition, Education / Training, PCP 97 Comments

Talon SS versus Ruger 10/22: Part 1

Ruger 10/22

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier This report covers: • Pellet guns versus rimfires • The Talon SS • The Ruger 10/22 • Why this test? • Time to test the airgun and the rimfire • The plan • The point Pellet guns versus rimfires Today, I’ll begin a report that I’ve wanted to … Read more

AirForce Escape: Part 2

AirForce Escape rifle

by Tom Gaylord, a.k.a. B.B. Pelletier Part 1 Tarzan! This weekend, a number of readers conducted a discussion of the fictional character Tarzan and the author who created him, Edgar Rice Burroughs. I thought you should all know an interesting connection of Tarzan to airguns. His grandson, J.R. Burroughs, was a big-time airgun importer in … Read more

Categories Ammo, Competition, Education / Training, PCP 39 Comments

AirForce Escape: Part 1

Ton with Esacpe

by Tom Gaylord, a.k.a. B.B. Pelletier Today is Day 1 of the 2014 SHOT Show, and it’s also the day AirForce Airguns announces 3 new air rifles — the Escape, Escape SS and the Ultra Light. These air rifles, which come in either .22 or .25 caliber, are aimed at the serious survivalist — not … Read more