Chinese B3

Discussion in 'Air Rifles' started by generoll, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. generoll

    generoll G&G Newbie

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    does anyone have any tips on tuning these? It shoots well, but the trigger could certainly use to work.
  2. chris l

    chris l G&G Regular

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    I recommend joining up to the forum below

    ukchineseairgunforum.myfreeforum.org :: Index

    It contains all kinds of good advice on tuning, including stripping, lubrication guides and tuning tips.

    Chinese air rifles of this type will never be the best in the world, but they can be improved to make good small game hunting guns.

    I have a modified KL3B 'Fast Deer' with a BSA red dot sight which, thanks to the forum, now shoots very well, with a better trigger pull and smoother action.

    Silencers being legal and cheap in the UK, mine has a shortened barrel and permanent suppressor and has accounted for a large number of rabbits, which are vermin here.

    Good luck with yours!

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  3. Tha Dave

    Tha Dave G&G Enthusiast

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    I've had one for years, I think I paid like $15 for it at a gun show around 2000-2001. Who knows how many small animals have fallen to that little pellet gun between me, my brothers, friends and family. I dont know how you would take it apart take apart the trigger group and get it back together again but if you can you will be amamzed at what a little degreaser, 800 grit sand paper and some time will do. After a few years and so many rounds fired through it the cocking lever doenst like to stay up anymore so you have to hold it when you shoot but other then that it is a really good air rifle for the money and if you sand down the stock there is some relaly nice blond wood under that crappy finish.



    Post some pictures it is nice to see what others have done with their rifles.

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  4. chris l

    chris l G&G Regular

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    I had one did that; put a rubber band around the cocking lever and it clipped back into the barrel just nicely.

    Nice colour wood on that rifle... mine was so full of filler and knot holes that I just painted over it.

    Still great value for a back garden gun.

    I've taken to trying to hit beer cans at 75 yards with mine... difficult!

    But so sweet when you hit one...
  5. Rex in OTZ

    Rex in OTZ G&G Enthusiast

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    I bought one a few years back, $45 a Daisy Buck was selling at same store for $84

    Got the BAM B-3 home only to discover it was a .22cal 'Not' a .177, only one place in town stocked .22 cal pellets . . . target wadcutter pellets, I managed to mail order some out here to Arctic coast Alaska, 2 yeras ago it stared to lose power when shooting muskrats, found the chinese mfg piston seal was worn and needed replacing, that was 2 yeras ago and still havent taken the time to build a spring compressor to get it back together.

    You Tube hsows a elaborate spring compressor mfg from 2x4's and 2x6 and a cut c-clamp

    another that appeals to me (seen on youtube) is one useing 2 lengths of all thread to compress the spring.

    http://anotherairgunblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/bam-b3-1-tune-up-part-1.html

    http://anotherairgunblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/bam-b3-1-tune-up-part-2.html

    http://anotherairgunblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/bam-b3-1-tune-up-part-3.html



    http://anotherairgunblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/bam-b3-1-tune-up-part-5.html
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