I took the Wildfire apart and checked the original barrel it was rough when seating a pellet and was also very hard to push the pellet past the crown. I took the parts gun barrel that I polished the crown on and installed it in the wildfire. Yes, you can see some daylight under that front flip-up cover but it does touch the rail at the very front end. I know it would be some work but it could be done in a basic shop with hand tools. The 3/16″ bolt I used appears to be just right. Then all you need is a little luck with the barrel =-). But at a hundred it is more true to what I get at 50 yards. Most Chinese air rifles from this era have wood filler in the stock somewhere. That’s one tiny target!”. Defender Air Rifle 22 Caliber Safety Lock 5.5 All Black 470-570 FPS . 1295-5. But just so the thought is kept in mind. All my planes look like they been through a war. To me it looks like there is light or should I say space inbetween the front objective bell and the barrel and breech. A bunch of apes was made to live as couch potatoes, watching TV and eating junk food. Quit talkin’ and get to inventing some stuff! So now it was time to go back inside and get a little more aggressive. If he thinks he is going to sell much of his stuff around here, he needs a serious reality check. I once had a revolver that shot kind of like this and the cylinder did not always index at the same point. Yeah, the eye relief is a good inch forward of my normal cheek weld. Very simple. 1. If this don’t work post your last picture from yesterday. It will latch if I help it, but no cleaning or lube (no disassembly yet) has helped. 5 feet to the left and low. I made several for my Diana Mauser 98 . The scope’s eye relief is specified to be 3.0-3.4″. Just a quick tip for anyone that happens to use something similar. What about the lead of the barrel where th pellet loads. Even without that, I suppose that the act of holding instead of pulling might work as a kind of rest. However, as sometimes happens, fate had a different plan. The lens should probably be an inch or more closer to my eye. Our weather here has been bad and I have missed several range days as a result. I did try it out the other day 1x and the sound was a bit subdued,… but it was pointed into the woods. That is with un-shouldering every time. I have not searched for these type of targets. Yep, So it is nice to be able to reference the wind. I found it humorous. My B-3? I would check with PA tech also on the rings. Will keep you updated on my progress with the Urban. The ape bodies must be physiologically very different. Whatever it is your “playing with”,.. respect it. I cocked and fired again and it registered 67 f.p.s. The wind is blowing to the right by me out at 50 yards. They are 10 shot groups and were fired using the mag and clip that came with the gun, as near as I can recall. That is what the pellet hits. Here is an update on my Wildfire. As you said, with a PCP you do not have to have the wider rings. Even with soaking in neatsfoot oil, roughing up and expansion washer mod, not as consistent as the 22 with synthetic seal. The bolts? Then I just put 3-4 drops of silicone oil in the barrel and shoot. It just goes to show don’t overlook the gun that isn’t gun rack worthy for 80$ we hope to have fun with it I know you and many here like 22 plinking thanks again for the great blogs. It is a .177, under lever cocking, fore/aft moving breech loader with no rotation, very short scope mounting rail (approx. Fun is what this was all about. Meant for informational purposes only. We got us some super smart folks here and someone will probably blow that whole concept out of the water,… but till then,… that is my story and I’m sticking to it! I got it tied to a stick stuck in the ground and the bottle just laying on the ground. I see from further comments on your scope, the front cap is touching the receiver/barrel. I asked everyone I could email what to do, even here. B.B. Even 30 shot groups. per page. I believe those will accomplish the need for a closer eye relief and are high too. And of course just joking. You have given me more info on this B-3 subject enough to get me to find it and drag it out! I would risk taking my gun apart again if I thought eliminating a crown issue would make it more accurate. I felt like i had an up close look at the horror of communism. The wood finish is easier to see. This is the scope”, https://www.pyramydair.com/s/a/Winchester_4x32_AO_Rifle_Scope_Rings/1227. B3 5.5mm Caliber Air Rifle 22 Caliber. I’m just here for the fun of it. I have replaced the breech seal with a plumbing washer, several times. That way the cartridge would no way be exsposed and you could even change paddle size if you wanted like Codueces target. But if you think about it from my reply I just made. And you say that I “over think” things???? And I just posted two drawings of what mine would look like when I make mine. https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/293172main_56559main_allman_east_west_0301.pdf, In the mid 1980s I remember a quote: “Good enough beats best!” Usually enunciated as: “Gudenov beats best!” We never did find out if that was true. The 177 is a toolsnow with the leather seal. Point is it’s pretty much a guess out that far. I presume some of those are superior in some ways to the vintage B-3 when it was new. I pushed a pellet through the barrel and it stopped at the crown. Yep exactly my thoughts again. But at least you can take it off if your not crazy about it on the gun. I did find some wood filler, which is a hallmark of the cheap Chinese spring gun. Now for the good news. Well regarding the noise level, my wife always complained when I was shooting my RWS34 in the basement. Shoot again with the same wind I described but aim dead on and I hit. It just goes bang. Verified Purchase. But if you want to get serious, the QB78 Family Workshop Manual is the ultimate book on the QB78 family. So at some point it will also need some smoothing up. Personally,.. And I’m going to check out your other pictures now. . The “tactical” look of all black, synthetic stocked air rifles is not only very much “in” at the present time but extremely practical in use in the field or at clubs. I remember the old Presidential Physical Fitness test, pioneered by none other than Arnold Schwarznegger. As for Coduece selling targets,… Hey!,… I was first in line! Buddy ole pal. They say it does. I was shooting my WildFire and remembered something. It’s been my experience that accuracy with these guns is always a crapshoot.. The sparrows won’t stand a chance this year! How about this. Flying a RC planes though I get the left and right and up and down mixed up all the time. Another reason why I like repeaters. I say your target, That is some great shooting. How is it reactive? . For that matter I rarely buy anything used except my automobiles, but I would think that if Geo were to sell that gun, it would have more appeal as the gun that the ” Godfather ” optimized for one of his readers and immortalized in his blog. I can get about half the pellets from a 12 shot group in a nice small group but the rest spread out. I’m going to copy the link to your picture and post it here. So,… how did I control the cartridge from backing out under firing? I just looked at your pictures on yesterday’s blog. I’ve found some B1 and B2 without scopes grooves that looked old. Also fit Tech Force TF34 and TF38 models. But you notice that when I asked Geo how much more he needed to move the scope back he never answered. My B3-1 that I bought new years ago still has a deep blue on the metal and no visible rust. The rifle I’m testing has an anti-beartrap, so it isn’t the oldest B3 out there. So, the Chinese have been listening and learning; But, the parts have also been found suitable for use in a number of other air rifles. And I forgot about the verbiage in that clip. slipped or broke. Does anyone have any suggestions on scope rings that help with this issue? Got one of these years ago. If you text me a video I’ll link it on you tube and post it. It was being sold by a company called Compasseco that I would come to know much better in the future. The older B3 has this pin through the sight assembly, pinning it to the barrel. That was a very meticulous approach you took. I have two, .177, .22. Maybe,… readjust the ocular and try without the glasses? The plastic underlever cocking handle was cracked, the metal finish was dull and uneven, the wood was pallet-grade hardwood covered by a thick shellac that had an orange cast. I also wanted to point out that if you use the “Reply” link directly under one of my comments it will come to my email and I will respond sooner. I would compare the Urban’s noise level to be similar to an air nail gun. First I took the barrel off the 1077 parts gun I have. I’m glad you like the scope. The safety pin can be left out on the Maximus to lighten the trigger pull, but will also leave the gun in the condition that the hammer sear will not engage,… as the safety pin’s diameter adds to the sears spring tension. BB thanks for the response and info. I have gotten a lot of suggestions on how to deal with the eye relief issue. Timed bench rest competitors keep their eyes on the reticle the whole time and load each pellet first by feel, as beginners, and then move on to pure “muscle memory” where the fingers with the pellet go right to the groove perfectly every time. But yep that set up on your 34 will slide right on the Urban. Halfstep the pressure in the reservoir does not affect the wild scatter I have been getting with the gun. I need my glasses for close and far distance and wear bifocal lens. You asked about the Kral Puncher Breaker and I’m scheduled to go to the range today to shoot it at 50 yards! The marks have been blued over, so they were there at the factory. They cycle fine with all others. The combination of smooth easy cocking and being able to hit sugar cube size targets at ten meters was quite cool I thought. This guy was pretty proud of them. Matter of fact that thought goes into account when I’m getting a new gun. BB i have several under lever air rifles like the B3 an B3-1 that u mention i also have several other brands of under lever an all seem to be made the same way , my question is do u know of a pellet loader made for them so your finger is not traped in the bear claw if the lear lets loose when loading a pellet in, or do u know of someone that would be willing to work with me on an idea of a simple one i have a design for . I decided to just use the Urban “as is” and shoot it in my basement at 15 yards. I wrote my question below before you hit post with your explanation. FREE SHIPPING OVER $100 for most products, We Only Accept US Bank-Issued Credit Cards, Repair Parts Kit for Industry Brand B-3 Air Rifles. Ok that’s that. Also fits the Tech Force TF34 and TF38 models. And of course there are other options like Chris mentioned. Thanks Pyramyd Air currently has six different new (not refurbs) wood stocked spring piston air rifles for less than amount. I have never had that problem yet on my 1077’s I have had or my WildFire. Pyramyd Air has a 30 day return policy. Halfstep I ask him to hit me back with what his friend does to polish the barrel but he hasn’t responded yet. I have everything moved back as far as I can get it. One other thing, since you are into the scoping phase of the set up,.. SKU. A little more chamber or will help. I found a Beeman Kodiak .22 in a pawnshop, and when I got it home, discovered it won’t cock. 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