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Forum: Air Guns June 11th, 2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By BigTinBoat
Sorry, it's one of my pet peeves. Hate it when...

Sorry, it's one of my pet peeves. Hate it when people post stuff, trying to correct someone, but using incorrect information.
Forum: Air Guns June 11th, 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By BigTinBoat
Your point? I do know there are specific dates...

Your point? I do know there are specific dates and locations for Turkey with an air rifle........just as they are with most other game/weapons.

But it's looks as though you are unaware that there...
Forum: Air Guns June 11th, 2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By BigTinBoat
For me, being in Maryland also, the .357 is...

For me, being in Maryland also, the .357 is pretty much useless for "game" as I see it. Sure you an shoot turkey, but not deer (legally). You can shoot turkey with a .25 too. If I were going big bore...
Forum: Air Guns June 10th, 2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By BigTinBoat
The challenger uses a poppet that is very...

The challenger uses a poppet that is very similar, if not identical to the MRod. Those have been know to shatter or break apart from use. If the poppet splits, it no longer holds air and the gun...
Forum: Air Guns June 10th, 2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By BigTinBoat
OK - so since it had to be cocked to have the CBI...

OK - so since it had to be cocked to have the CBI stick out the breech it could be either of my suggestions. IF the pressure was very low and the trigger got moved enough with the breech open to fire...
Forum: Air Guns June 9th, 2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By BigTinBoat
What's the CBI? If it came out the barrel my...

What's the CBI? If it came out the barrel my guess would be the poppet gave out. They are made of delrin I believe. Simple to replace. It also could have been that he shot the pressure down too low...
Forum: Air Guns June 7th, 2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,167
Posted By BigTinBoat
Great - glad to help. Hope it's as good on the...

Great - glad to help. Hope it's as good on the bench!
Forum: Air Guns June 5th, 2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,167
Posted By BigTinBoat
John - it's pretty easy to get that creep out of...

John - it's pretty easy to get that creep out of the Avenger. You just need 2 longer screws. I did it to mine. I think they are M4 or maybe M5.
Forum: Air Guns May 28th, 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,925
Posted By BigTinBoat
Before I got my compressor I got mine filled to...

Before I got my compressor I got mine filled to 4500 at Divers Den on Harford Rd.

https://diversdenmd.com/
Forum: Air Guns May 27th, 2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By BigTinBoat
Yeah me too. Then an RTI Priest 2 with side lever...

Yeah me too. Then an RTI Priest 2 with side lever in .30 cal showed up at my house. Going to rebarrel it to .22 now.
Forum: Air Guns May 25th, 2021, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By BigTinBoat
For 35fpe it would have to be 1100fps. Might be a...

For 35fpe it would have to be 1100fps. Might be a bit fast for accuracy.

I do have a $200 Beeman Chief II Plus (The one that fills to 3000psi) that I'm pushing the 12.5g Nielsen slugs to 980fps...
Forum: Air Guns May 22nd, 2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,167
Posted By BigTinBoat
15.89 @ 975-990 is 33.5-34.5 FPE

15.89 @ 975-990 is 33.5-34.5 FPE
Forum: Air Guns May 16th, 2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By BigTinBoat
Daystate Huntsman .22 LH F/S

My ad is in classifieds. Didnt' think I'd sell this one, but other irons in the fire.

https://www.mdshooters.com/vbclassified.php?do=ad&id=43666
Forum: Air Guns May 5th, 2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By BigTinBoat
I don't know of any at all in Md. John Thomas in...

I don't know of any at all in Md. John Thomas in PA would be the closest I think.

Here is his info on the Vortek site

http://vortekproducts.com/ourstore/Air%20Gun%20Tuners

JOHN THOMAS N-PA...
Forum: Air Guns April 15th, 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By BigTinBoat
Must be getting better. We've had the Crosman's...

Must be getting better. We've had the Crosman's for a while and now I'm seeing .22LR, 7.62 and some 12ga
Forum: Air Guns April 5th, 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By BigTinBoat
Both. Put the Dum Dums at 20yds and the Blow Pops...

Both. Put the Dum Dums at 20yds and the Blow Pops at 50yds.
Forum: Air Guns April 1st, 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By BigTinBoat
Done this with plaster paris, but those flexible...

Done this with plaster paris, but those flexible silicone molds make for easier removal than hard ice cube trays. I was breaking the trays.
Forum: Air Guns March 31st, 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By BigTinBoat
I have several that I use. I like "reactive"...

I have several that I use. I like "reactive" targets.

3' long 2x4 with 3/16" holes drilled about 4" apart down the length of it. Then I sit golf tee's in each hole. A big drop of glue in each tee...
Forum: Air Guns March 18th, 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By BigTinBoat
Gone, now on it's was to Cali

Gone, now on it's was to Cali
Forum: Edged Weapons March 12th, 2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 314,590
Posted By BigTinBoat
This one should fit it ...

This one should fit it

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Knives-of-Alaska-Cub-Bear-Caping-Knife-Leather-Fixed-Blade-Knife-Belt-Sheath/392681710534?hash=item5b6da763c6:g:W7wAAOSwDyReQygN
Forum: Air Guns March 12th, 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By BigTinBoat
Rob had 2nd thoughts and decided to not come over...

Rob had 2nd thoughts and decided to not come over so gun is still available. I'll let it here a little while then off to ebay
Forum: Air Guns March 10th, 2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By BigTinBoat
You need Dovetail to Picatinny/Weaver Inserts. ...

You need Dovetail to Picatinny/Weaver Inserts.

Here is a set from PA

https://www.pyramydair.com/s/a/UTG_11mm_3_8_Dovetail_to_Weaver_Adapter_2pcs/4148

Amazon too
...
Forum: Air Guns March 6th, 2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
Thanks! And that's for a heart/lung shot. It...

Thanks!

And that's for a heart/lung shot. It would go way down if you are planning on a head shot, but the the odds of missing or wounding go up so this is the standard I use. I can't find it...
Forum: Air Guns March 6th, 2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
Had, not have. I only have 4 (soon to be 3) PCP's...

Had, not have. I only have 4 (soon to be 3) PCP's now. I didn't include the 3 QB79's that I converted to bottled HPA, nor the duplictes. 2 Compatto .22's, 2 S200's, 2 Taipan's, 2 Prod's, 2...
Forum: Air Guns March 5th, 2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
It is. I haven't had many problems cleaning any...

It is. I haven't had many problems cleaning any of the below PCP's

Prod .22
Mrod .22
MRod .20
MRod .177
Disco .22
Fx Wildcat .25
Fx Wildcat .177
Hammerli 850 HPA .22
Forum: Air Guns March 5th, 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
Just figured out they were called - Bore Wire ...

Just figured out they were called - Bore Wire

Found them on-line but not in stock. The ones I bought were made singles made just for .177. I bought 3, 1 broke, using 1 now, and still have 1 let...
Forum: Air Guns March 5th, 2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
You could always use a vacuum to pull the weight...

You could always use a vacuum to pull the weight thru.

I've got a pull thru cleaner that I picked up on ebay a few years ago, but can't find them anymore. Made from what looks like coated trolling...
Forum: Air Guns March 3rd, 2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By BigTinBoat
Here is a good set of mounts if that is a problem...

Here is a good set of mounts if that is a problem with your gun.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YFPNDOG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I actually used a set of these the...
Forum: Air Guns March 3rd, 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By BigTinBoat
I've got 2 of the 3-12 Bugbuster with side focus....

I've got 2 of the 3-12 Bugbuster with side focus. I love them. Surprising clarity for the cost. Not sure what you mean with the eye relief, I don't have any problems.

This is the one I have. When...
Forum: Air Guns March 2nd, 2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,931
Posted By BigTinBoat
Most likely it's the range the parallax was set...

Most likely it's the range the parallax was set at. (35-50yds). You can probably loosen the outer locking ring and screw the lens out just a bit (or might be in just a bit, can't remember) and get it...
Forum: Air Guns February 24th, 2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigTinBoat
They are much "easier" to shoot accurately for a...

They are much "easier" to shoot accurately for a beginner. And as John says they are adjustable in power, the springer is not.
Forum: Air Guns February 20th, 2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By BigTinBoat
Sold pending inspection by rob b

Sold pending inspection by rob b
Forum: Air Guns February 20th, 2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By BigTinBoat
Here's some pics of the gun. Never thought...

Here's some pics of the gun.

Never thought there wouldn't be any interest in a German made PCP at $200.

I'll give it a week, then off to ebay
Forum: Air Guns February 18th, 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By BigTinBoat
Anybody interested in a High Power .177?

I got a Walther 1250 Dominator in .177 to sell.

Nice accurate High Power .177 at low cost. I did the 2 stage trigger mod to it (much nicer) as well as disabling the "Auto Safety" which was a PIA....
Forum: Air Guns February 16th, 2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By BigTinBoat
I got a decade on ya. Started with a pump, then a...

I got a decade on ya. Started with a pump, then a 4500 scba bottle and now a shoebox comp
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