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Airguns I’m thankful for

FWB 124

by Tom Gaylord, a.k.a. B.B. Pelletier Today is Thanksgiving, here in the U.S., as well as the first full day of Hanukkah, which started last evening. I want to wish my Jewish readers a happy Hanukkah and all my U.S. readers a Happy Thanksgiving Day. Today I’d like to take some time to acknowledge those … Read more

What’s for Christmas? Part 1

Leapers UTG pellet & BB trap

by Tom Gaylord, a.k.a. B.B. Pelletier I know the Christmas holiday is a long way off, but this year it comes upon us faster than usual. Thanksgiving will be very late this year (November 28), and since that day traditionally kicks off the Christmas shopping season, many people will be jammed because of too little … Read more

Categories CO2, Education / Training, PCP, Special/Unique, Spring 121 Comments

Great expectations!

by B.B. Pelletier Announcement: Adrian Cataldo Beltran is this week’s winner of Pyramyd Air’s Big Shot of the Week on their facebook page. He’ll receive a $50 Pyramyd Air gift card. Congratulations! Adrian Cataldo Beltran is the BSOTW. This is the second time I’ve used this title for a blog. The last time was a … Read more

Categories Competition, Education / Training, Fun, Special/Unique 79 Comments

Are vintage Sheridan pellets better than modern pellets?

by B.B.Pelletier Announcement: Mathias Moe Varga is this week’s winner of Pyramyd Air’s Big Shot of the Week on their facebook page. He’ll receive a $50 Pyramyd Air gift card. Mathias Moe Varga submitted the above photo of Miles Alexander Varga, who got in some shootin’ with his Crosman XT air rifle. Today is Friday, … Read more

Categories Accessories, Ammo, Competition, Education / Training, Fun, Multi Pump 142 Comments

Benjamin 347 multi-pump pneumatic: Part 2

by B.B. Pelletier Heads up! Before you read today’s blog, I wanted to alert you to a special scope deal Pyramyd Air is running through GearHog.com. For one day only, they’ve slashed the price on a Leapers 4×32 compact scope with rings. The scope goes on sale Wednesday morning (9/21/11) at 3:00 A.M. Eastern. I … Read more

Categories Ammo, Education / Training, Fun, Multi Pump 14 Comments

Benjamin 347 multi-pump pneumatic: Part 1

by B.B. Pelletier Benjamin’s 347 multi-pump was sold between 1969 and 1992. The Benjamin 347 is a single-shot, multi-pump pneumatic made by the Benjamin Air Rifle Company of St. Louis from 1969 through 1992. Most of what I will say about the 347 (the .177-caliber version of the gun) also applies to the .22-caliber model … Read more

Categories Education / Training, Fun, Multi Pump 87 Comments

I wish I hadn’t…

by B.B. Pelletier Our blog reader pcp4me suggested this topic; and since I spent both Saturday and Sunday at the Dallas Arms Collector’s show (it’s a tough life), I wanted something that didn’t need a chrono, a range or lots of pictures. So, this report is one of my laments that will start all you … Read more

Categories Competition, Education / Training, Fun, PCP, Special/Unique, Spring 62 Comments