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Diana 27S: Part 3

Diana 27S breech seal

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Diana 27S. Part 1 Part 2 A history of airguns This report covers: SHOT Show Odd-sized breech seal Grainger Velocity with Air Arms Falcon pellets Fooled around WHAT!!!? On with the test — JSB Exact Heavy Chronograph error Cocking 27S Cocking behavior Firing behavior RWS Hobby Summary SHOT … Read more

Categories DIY, Education / Training, Fun, History, Maintenance, Spring 49 Comments

Diana 27S: Part 2

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Diana 27S. Part 1 A history of airguns This report covers: Velocity day A happy accident Breech seal No problemo! BB isn’t daunted Problemo BB has a backup HOWEVER What size are the seals? What now? Cocking effort Trigger pull Today’s report Summary Today is Part 2 of … Read more

Categories DIY, Education / Training, Fun, History, Maintenance, Spring 77 Comments

Gamo Swarm Fusion 10X Gen II air rifle: Part 3

Swarm Fusion Falcon group

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Gamo Swarm Fusion 10X repeating rifle. Part 1 Part 2 This report covers: Today’s test The test Trigger adjustment Sight-in Air Arms Falcon H&N Match Green Gamo Master Point RWS R10 Pistol Firing behavior JSB Exact 8.44-grain domes H&N Baracuda Green JSB Exact Heavy JSB Exact RS Firing behavior … Read more

Categories Accessories, Competition, Education / Training, Spring 40 Comments

Diana 27S: Part 1

Diana 27S

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Diana 27S. A history of airguns This report covers: Carel Diana 27S Anti-beartrap Description Dimensions Sights Ball bearing sear History Parts interchange Summary This report is one I wanted to write months ago, but after all I wrote about reader Michael’s Winchester 427 and my own Diana 26 … Read more

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What does the new year hold?

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier This report covers: What the new year holds Big bores High-tech projectiles Price point PCPs (PPP) Basic features of a PPP Things that are good to have Kiss of death for a PPP Horsepower wars over? Optics Electronics in scopes Scope mounts Air compressors Replica airguns A dual-power … Read more

Categories Accessories, Education / Training, Flashlights and Optics, Fun, PCP, Special/Unique, Spring 98 Comments

Gamo Swarm Fusion 10X Gen II air rifle: Part 2

Gamo Swarm Fusion trigger

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier Gamo Swarm Fusion 10X Gen II rifle. Part 1 This report covers: Well! Another breakbarrel repeater Easy loading High velocity Gamo Platinum PBA Cocking is easy Trigger adjustment Trigger pull RWS Hobby RWS Superdome H&N Baracuda Magnums Gamo Platinum PBA — again Pellet feeding Summary Well! When I started … Read more

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Gamo

by Tom Gaylord Writing as B.B. Pelletier A history of airguns This report covers: From Yogi From Will S. History El Gamo 300 Collectable Gamos? Beeman Precision Airguns Gamo 126 10-meter target rifle El Gamo triggers HOWEVER What about the interim rifles? So — what’s the verdict? Summary Today I am writing about Gamo. Here … Read more

Categories Competition, Education / Training, Fun, History, Single-Stroke, Special/Unique, Spring 103 Comments