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Thread: UNUSUAL AIR RIFLE ??

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    UNUSUAL AIR RIFLE ??

    Any one offer any info on this air rifle,seems very solid,pull the lever around to the rigth side to cock rifle.Some times if you are not hanging onto lever solidly,it will fly forward to close and jam yr fingers,can this be fixed.
    No name on rifle but solid unti,barrel and even thing else in good nick.Thanks for replying with any info.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trout View Post
    Any one offer any info on this air rifle,seems very solid,pull the lever around to the rigth side to cock rifle.Some times if you are not hanging onto lever solidly,it will fly forward to close and jam yr fingers,can this be fixed.
    No name on rifle but solid unti,barrel and even thing else in good nick.Thanks for replying with any info.
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    Chinese. Careful of the plunger thing when loading. If it slams shut while inserting the pellet, you'll need to swap hands to the other one that still has fingers.

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    Chinese unnamed springer is my take on it.

    Does not even have the usual machined grooves for an 11mm scope mount.

    Only important question is, how accurately does it shoot?

    Quote Originally Posted by outlander View Post
    Chinese. Careful of the plunger thing when loading. If it slams shut while inserting the pellet, you'll need to swap hands to the other one that still has fingers.
    There is usually - should be - a block preventing trigger release of the piston when the cocking handle is back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northdude View Post
    It's a Fast Deer KL3b, should have a ratchet mech that stops finger munching but some of them failed, they have a reputation for steeling thumbs.

    Usually pretty reasonable performers but fairly low power. I have 2 in the safe at the mo.
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    Thanks guys,interesting it still fires,i reckn it would stop a rabbit at 20yds.But when im cocking it,im hanging on the handle like its the last jug of beer in the country.My wife tells me she wants a air rifle now but not this finger cutter.I thort about spending a couple of hundy at the most to fix it.But might be easier to spend 4-5hundy and get a brand new scope combo rabbit killer.

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    Strip it down and check out the ratchet mechanism, might be an easy fix. If you go for a new rifle make sure you get something decent like a Cometa Fusion, the Gamos/Hatsans/Crosmans etc that are at the same money are just rubbish in comparison.

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    If you want a Plinker, I have some Baikal springers here, but they would not be up to rabbits......(Baikal 512M) The 513M were good rifles suitable for rabbits but are almost impossible to find now.
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    Brought a Cometa Fusion.Il let you guys know how it performs on rabbits in a couple of weeks.The thumb cutter can go back to the dump where i got it from.
    Thanks for yr info guys.
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    I probably have the parts for ratchet mechanism in my box of spares. I always take em out cos I don't like em. Yours if you want.

    B3 def more suited to birds but I have head-shot rabbits out to 15m.
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    I had something similar but an underlever. Would put a bit of lead through the thick end of an nail box at 40m.
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