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Beeman P3

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By itsok2beme from USA on 2008-11-08 15:23:47

Things I liked:

This is a great air pistol. For those of you that are firearms users I recommend you get one of these to help with your technique with shooting. Great accuracy

Things I would have changed:

Has an odd way of loading the pellet and for right handers the safety isn't very convenient. It is on the left side of the frame.

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By Joel from USA on 2007-09-15 10:19:53

Things I liked:

Not much, sent mine back to Beeman, and they gave me a real hard time.

Things I would have changed:

Buy the HW40PCA instead. There is no point in trying to rescue the Beeman turd.

What others should know:

Mine was poorly put together, varied widely in MV (120-350 FPS over 100 shots, no pattern). Safety didn't want to disengage roughly 30% of time, edges of polymer pieces not trimmed and polished (lots of rough, sharp! edges...come on!) Buy the Weihrauch (HW40PCA), it's orders of magnitude better than this.

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  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Excellent trigger

    Things I would have changed:

    Rear site can get in the way when cocking. Site could be beefier.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    The trigger is excellent and the pistol is easy to cock and generally easy to load. Its not as loud as I anticipated; the sound level is comfortable in my smaller, two-car garage without the use of hearing protection.

    Things I would have changed:

    I would prefer a rear peep sight; it would provide a more consistent sight picture in a variety of lighting angles. An option to not have fiber-optic sights would be nice too; that way I could have a thinner front sight blade which would lead to greater accuracy.

    What others should know:

    The pistol currently outshoots me and I am looking forward to seeing how accurate it will get. For reference, at about 7m I am easily putting five pellets (Crosman) inside a 1-inch circle, but I have only been shooting it for a couple of days. I highly recommend getting one of the .22 LR bullet traps for indoor use with it.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    A great pistol. Not cheap, but worth it. I have fired mine several times and I love it. It was hard to pump for the first few shots but is a lot easier to pump now. The trigger is superb. The gun is accurate, and far more capable than my abilities.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing, other than the trigger is sensitive.

    What others should know:

    The trigger is sensitive and thankfully the safety engages for every shot.

  • 5.0 5.0

    4.0 4.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Very nice trigger. I like the "automatic on" safety each time the pistol is cocked.

    Things I would have changed:

    Loading the pellet takes a little finesse - especially for someone with large fingers - not a lot of room to access the chamber.

    What others should know:

    Takes some strength to cock/close, but shoots very nicely.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Very accurate @ 10 meter. you can mark some pluses on a page, go from one to the other, close center each shot off hand. Nice balance. Tricky to load at first, couple dozen pells, then piece of cake. Fantastic trigger. at least mine is, n got even better after a couple hundred wadcutters.I didn't find it hard to cock, maybe not used to the angle stroke.This is not designed for large vermin, cutting holes on paper, a ragged one!

    Things I would have changed:

    don't mess with it!

  • 4.0 4.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    The gun is hard to cock and load a pellet BUT!!!! this gun is a joy to shoot. first gun in many years that I can shoot with just open sights. feels good in my hand and as others have noted very accurate.

    Things I would have changed:

    Not sure they could change any thing with out fixing something that is not broke

    What others should know:

    The gun is what it is Hard to cock. hard to load pellets [hence the 4 stars] But again a blast to shoot I do not regret my purchase one bit

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    My # 1 Best Thing is, The Trigger pull,..Which is as light as a Feather!!,..The weight is right, and the Accuracy is excellent, Three shot groups @ 10 meters easily covered with a dime. This gun is built solid, the weight, the ," Feel ", of this gun says it is made to last.

    Things I would have changed:

    Loading the pellets can be difficult right at first, but becomes an easy and natural movement with practice.

    What others should know:

    I believe that this gun is one that will be in my grandsons hands one day, still shooting tight groupings and bringing smiles to all who get to shoot it.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Very consistent with accuracy, excellent practice pistol for training of trigger control and front sight focus. The long life of the o-rings with no care at all.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing, learn to adapt the firearm in your hand, make it work.

    What others should know:

    I have had this pistol for 15 plus years. It was getting very hard to cock. The issue was, that it has had over 22,000 pellets down the barrel and no lubing of o-rings. When I rebuilt it, the chamber o-ring was just dry. I did replace this seal, since it was apart. When rebuilding, I soaked the o-ring with Slick 50 ONE LUBE. It has never cocked so easy. It did take about 25-50 pellets to settle back in. Other air pistols I own, Beeman 65, Beeman 102, Beeman 103, IZH46 the trigger is just as consistent as all of these.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Trigger is amazing! Very accurite.

    Things I would have changed:

    Can be a little tricky to load pellet.

  • 3.0 3.0

    3.0 3.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Very accurate and easy to get on target

    Things I would have changed:

    The pistol is very cheap feeling because of the plastic handel and fake slide

    What others should know:

    This pistol shoots best with 7 grain pellet not a hole lot of power at 400 ft. per second

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    It's a very accurate, well-balanced pistol. It is also much better made than the cheap P17.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing. I'm used to the hard-cocking Beeman P1 and this is no worse.

    What others should know:

    I bought a tin of Crosman Ultra Magnum, 10.5 gr. pellets because they were the only Crosman domed pellets I found. I wanted domed pellets because of the pellet traps I am using indoors. Unfortunately, these pellets will not reliably chamber in the P3. If you try to force them completely into the chamber they will be distorted or jam in the chamber. I'm betting that these pellets are 4.52 mm in diameter and the P3 wants 4.5 to 4.51 diameter pellets

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Overall an excellent, accurate and affordable gun. The Beeman P3 is a very accurate gun and provides an accuracy level typically found on much more expensive guns. It is a safe gun, single shot and the safety is automatically engaged when the pistol is cocked. The overall gun weight, feel and hand grip are very comfortable for a variety of shooters - my wife, adult children and 3 grandchildren (ages 11 - 17) all feel comfortable shooting the pistol. The fiber optic front and rear sights are excellent and the rear sight is adjustable for windage & elevation.

    Things I would have changed:

    Overall, I have not found anything about this gun that I have not been satisfied with. My only issue has been that while the gun is not to difficult to cock, over an extended shooting period my hand gets sore from pressing down on the ridged areas on top of the barrel. However, I remedy this by putting on a lightweight cotton glove - which completely solves the issue.

    What others should know:

    This is an excellent, accurate and affordable gun. I liked the first one I bought so much that I bought a second one and both have been excellent.

  • 4.0 4.0

    4.0 4.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Trigger, weight, balance, accuracy

    Things I would have changed:

    Loading

    What others should know:

    Cant add a scope and still cock the weapon

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    shoots a bit better than the p17 (beemans under 40 dollar Chinese clone). Only time will tell if its worth the 5x price tag. Super accurate, fully adjustable rear sight with a super adjustable trigger.

    Things I would have changed:

    The pistol grip could be a bit beefier,I find it a bit small for my hand.

    What others should know:

    In the beginning cocking and loading this gun will give you a bit of trouble, but within a few weeks of use you will not believe you had such a hard time of it.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Great sight picture. Excellent two stage trigger. Overall a real keeper.

    Things I would have changed:

    ?

    What others should know:

    Perfect economical practice gun!

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    The gun is very accurate!

    Things I would have changed:

    It is difficult to load until you get use to it.

    What others should know:

    It takes some effort to cock it. I have a pad on my bench and I put the gun on it and press the shroud down. Watch your fingers and hands it will pinch you if careless,

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Great shooting pistol. Accurate, easy to shoot and just plain fun... Even the 12 year old grandson likes shooting this pistol!!

    Things I would have changed:

    A way to do multiple pellets??

    What others should know:

    Lots of power..

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    I have owned/shot many airguns over the years - including this one. Now that I'm past the every other week buy/trade/sell/tinker phase or whatever it is....I find myself re-arming my 'airsenal' with guns I really liked a lot. The "real deal" HW40/P3 is one of them! Bang for the buck paper punching and plinking air pistol ready to go out of the box - other than check it out, clean bbl and/or some slight sight/trigger adjustments - this one is it IMO. With a 3 MOA red-dot sight on top from seated/rested position I can keep 'em dime sized 5 shot groups at 45 feet.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing really to change for me - others may add a longer bbl, do some grip mods, etc. and that's ok too.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Top quality air pistol! Have always liked Beeman imports and this pistol is no exception. It's accuracy is great and the trigger is excellent! Weirauch is legendary for top shelf guns. Also a great value. As always, Pyramyd Air is what's going on!

    Things I would have changed:

    nuthin!

    What others should know:

    Can't go wrong with this pistol!

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Its the Trigger,after owning many Pistols this has it all ! Great Balance with Match Trigger and Match accuracy for around $200.00 ! Bought mine Refurb. w/Fiber Optic sights and will never need to scope this Great Shooting Pistol ! Thanks Again to PA !

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing !

    What others should know:

    Holding against your knee to cock will make it much easier !

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