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Old 06-26-2019, 05:30 PM
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I have a few Daisy 853 .177 pellet rifles and a lot of other people do too. If you look at the offhand matches at 33 feet here on RFC, you can see how popular they are. A single cocking stroke compresses the air and the trigger releases the air, not a spring. The result is more accuracy. Can't be pumped up. Every dealer in air guns have them. You can get them used and rebuilt from CMP as well.
I'm on board with the 853s. They're a remarkable rifle at 10 meters!

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Old 06-26-2019, 06:01 PM
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When I was a kid, I had a Daisy Model 25 pump BB gun. I kept it in good condition until I made the mistake of loaning it to a "friend". He stored it in a wet basement and let it get really rusty. Meanwhile, years later (this year) I found one of the guns just like the one I had and bought it at an auction. Works great and takes me back about 50 years. I also have a Webley Tempest pistol that is great shooting fun!
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Old 07-01-2019, 12:55 PM
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We ended up getting a Crosman M4-177. The Crosman 2100 is said to be even harder to pump for a young person. Our 9 year old is cocking and loading OK but it is strenuous for him. Accuracy with BB's is not good (3-4 inches). The Crosman pellets that came with the rifle shoot 5 pellets in less than an inch at 39 feet. This is with a scope.

Curiously, I can get close to an inch with 5 shots at the same distance shooting BB's out of the Daisy 499B. Being that a scope is not mountable on that rifle, I taped a cheap laser diode and a coin cell to the front of the barrel. Using a Millet rifle rest like the other accuracy tests, it was discovered that the act of squeezing the trigger was not consistent due to the unusual method of holding the rifle while viewing the laser spot on the target. One can see the laser spot bump in different directions. In addition, the laser required a lower light environment not really conducive to precise viewing of the target...

The retractable stock on the M4-177 gives the boy options. The peep sight on the carrying handle has play in it, and mounting a scope on the plastic Picatinny rail may be an issue. The magazine for pellets may not be particularly fast, but it is effective.
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Old 07-01-2019, 01:19 PM
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There are different dia. BBs, the better the fit to the bore the better but I wouldnt shoot steel BBs through a rifled bore. There are lead ones available.
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Fwiw, small game requires more than a BB Gun. Those are probably somewhat fun but have no serious use.
I have a re-make of the Red Ryder I grew up with for that funnin' around.
BUT, BEWARE, you'll put yer eye out!
For SMALL game up close its a real-deal .177 Air Rifle with some beans; wouldnt ever consider a turkey unless I had one of those large caliber HD pre-charged rifles and even then I am quite sure it would be illegal in my state. You may want to check your game laws.
He's right .not a hunting gun in the bunch .I have a half doz of the replica guns and they are fun ,but at all near enough energy to do more than injure wile life. find an old Beeman R1 in 22 cal then you can hunt .~~JMJ~~
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Old 07-02-2019, 07:49 PM
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Benjamin 392 in .22 caliber with a Williams Peep sight-very accurate and punches a pellet completely thru a steel coffee can-I like the lack of recoil like would be with a springer-I find easier to shoot accurately.
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Old 07-02-2019, 11:09 PM
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Benjamin 392 in .22 caliber with a Williams Peep sight-very accurate and punches a pellet completely thru a steel coffee can-I like the lack of recoil like would be with a springer-I find easier to shoot accurately.
Have an old one of those in 20Cal hard hitter and very accurate ~~JMJ~~
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A few pump pellet BB guns here . . .

. . . this 822 was found at a San Antonio Texas pawn shop for a very reasonable price. As the name implies, it is a .22 caliber pellet rifle.



Here is an old Benjamin 3100 'tootsie roll' pump handle purchased here at the RFC For Sale / Trade forum (I forget who the seller was - forgive me ). It has a gravity fed 60 .177 BB capacity atop of the barrel.



And a pair of more modern Benjamins, the 397 and 392. The last one with Williams aperture rear sight. The 397 was one of our 'house mousers', eradicating mice from the often left ranch cabin when we arrived. A single pump did the job without indoor richochet issues (well, most of the time anyway ).

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