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A soft spot for older airguns
« on: August 05, 2022, 03:09:48 PM »
New member here. I recently inherited a 1967 Sheridan Blue Streek, a 1987 Diana model 36, a 1971 S&W 79G, and a 1968 Daisy VL. The Sheridan got a new set of seals after hitting my doorstep, the 79G has a new set of seals waiting to be put in, and the model 36 has been shooting fairly well - although inconsistent (maybe it's me... maybe). I gotta say I'm having a blast with them. Older pumpers and springers are a riot and a challenge all at the same time.

I stopped by the Baldwinsville, NY show last weekend. There was a nice group of folks there and some great vendors. Shooting seemed to be limited to testing only, but it was good to see a few guns in action.
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2022, 07:08:27 PM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2022, 07:50:37 PM »
Welcome to the GTA Mark.   8)
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2022, 08:35:33 PM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2022, 10:13:29 PM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2022, 11:54:11 PM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2022, 01:48:05 AM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2022, 07:27:01 AM »
Welcome to GTA Mark, looking forward to seeing you on the Vintage Gate
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2022, 09:07:16 AM »
Welcome...FWIW the Daisy VL is a firearm.......
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2022, 09:18:32 AM »
Outstanding, Mark! Welcome to the GTA!!!
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2022, 09:51:44 AM »
Hi Mark. We probably saw each other at Baldwinsville. Welcome to the GTA!
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2022, 04:26:06 PM »
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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2022, 06:45:05 PM »
Welcome to GTA Forums Mark!!!

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Re: A soft spot for older airguns
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2022, 08:54:03 PM »
Welcome aboard !!! Vintage plinkers and dingers kick butt.
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