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 Post subject: Replica 1875 Rem on CO-2
PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:19 am 
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There it is with my artillery model Colt SAA, and a new lid :bigrin:

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From what I've read, mechanical functions are fairly close to the original. Here it is with the cylinder rod in the out position.

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Laser etchings. They are actually kind of muted against the chrome finish...

Marketed by Crosman, and manufactured in the same Taiwanese plant as my Colt replica.
Can't wait to get out and shoot this thing. It's a smooth bore, and will handle both pellets and B.B.'s. Much better price point than the Colt, albeit with a slightly inferior over-all finish quality...

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:54 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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Fast draw against pop cans at 10 paces! Could be fun! SW

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:21 pm 
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I'd like to pick this one up next payday. A bit spendy at 219.99 cdn, but I still like it. Would be a little bit better for fast draw with it's bobbed and rolled hammer spur...


This one has a rifled bore and is .177 pellet only. If I ever get brave enough, I may play around with switching cylinders and grips....

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There's gotta be something wrong with me. I keep saying that's the last CO-2 replica, but then another one pops up and speaks to me. Wonder if I need professional help :crzy:
Great way to spend time and money though :bigrin:

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:44 pm 
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both look great to me , and i like that last one as well , these are very true to form and so much nicer than my childhood memories of air guns , but then i did not know of the webleys back then - i would have loved to have the one i bought in the last couple years back then ,


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:16 am 
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It wants to shoot :bigrin:

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It took a bit of playing around with various pellets and b.b.'s to find something it likes.

That is six Crosman 8.9 gr. premier metal mags in the blue ink circle. 7 of my lankish paces, and my 2.75 X readers on my nose. 3/8" on centers, with a 2 handed modified weaver stance grip :P
Remember, this is from a smooth-bore :-o

It's a gas sipper too. If it was a car, it'd be getting 72 mpg. I'm getting 52 entirely usable shots from a 12 gram co-2 cartridge.

I'm more than happy with this. Gonna wait for a warmer sunny day to make soda cans dance...

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:54 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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From a smoothbore, that's pretty amazing! SW

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:47 pm 
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From a smoothbore, that's pretty amazing! SW


X-2! That's probably gonna be a one-off for me. I ain't that much of a pistol shot.
That group printed low and to the left of p.o.a.

The heavy metal-mag Predator pellets have an over size skirt. I should have set up the chrony for this test, but we've already got snow on the ground here.

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Here is some metal mags in .22. Check out the skirt bases on the first two pellets at left. The .177's have the same thick wall base. 2nd pellet from left shows definite rifling cuts. Both caliber metal mag pellets have been accurate to extremely accurate in almost everything I've tried them in. I've got a .177 Crosman Optimus Springer here that detests them :P

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:23 pm 
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Speaking of smoothbores, I had a Daisy lever action look-alike BB gun as a kid. BBs were 15 cents for a tube of 500 & I went through a tube a month waging war on sparrows. The barn cats thought I was all right. I went to the barn to feed whatever was in the corral, the cats followed me to nab the sparrows when they fell.

It would shoot minute of sparrow at 25 feet! It still shot great when I went to the service. Younger brother finally broke the stock & I think Mom threw it out when they moved. SW

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