just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....



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just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« on: August 14, 2017, 07:10:17 PM »
sent her in for all new seals, clean and lube. they fixed several other things and all i can say is.........he does excellent work !! the pump pressure is 2x more than what i can remember it being.
this 1960 vintage pumper was just made for big bullfrogs !!!
it throws an H&N 19.09gr barracuda-HE very well at 10yrd frogs all night.... 8)
plants them flat on the ground and dont allow any jumping back in water ;D
thanks Dennis !!!! ;)
« Last Edit: August 14, 2017, 07:13:29 PM by gendoc »
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2017, 07:42:19 PM »
Pics or it didn't happen...
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I do love the 312's!
And some frog legs...
10 yrds has to be a cake walk.
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2017, 07:51:15 PM »
Pics or it didn't happen...
 ;D
I do love the 312's!
And some frog legs...
10 yrds has to be a cake walk.
secret is, you come to them from the side parallel to the bank there vision is not like a whitetail, they only have about 45degree angle of sight.
if you come from behind, they feel you approaching and have natural instinct to jump
straight ahead...(back in water)
10yrds is not that easy for that size "plant zone" if you dont hit them perfect, they still can jump in water and then there lost and become cottonmouth bait :o
we have hunted them with gigs, 22rimfire, even crossbows. but nothing works like a heavy pellet running about 500fps  ;)

let me work on a pic or 2.....watch here for updates

thanks
« Last Edit: August 18, 2017, 06:44:47 AM by gendoc »
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2017, 07:57:33 PM »
I haven't giged frogs in over 4 decades. Thanks for rockin the memories!
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2017, 08:01:58 PM »
I haven't giged frogs in over 4 decades. Thanks for rockin the memories!

boy, ther fine eat'n !!!
my grandson's and i go after them.....we have a BLAST !! 8)
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Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2017, 07:28:45 PM »
here is a pic of the 1960 vintage hottie....... ;)

« Last Edit: August 15, 2017, 07:30:26 PM by gendoc »
  • swamp groceries rule !!
Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 08:54:59 PM »
Very nice!
Thanks for sharing.
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Crosman: Genesis NP .22, Quest 1000X, Raven (Grand-kids), 3rd gen 160
Feinwerkbau: FWB 300S ('80)
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2017, 09:08:44 PM »
Very nice!
Thanks for sharing.
wish i could find fiber-optic sights for this 312, i'm getting way past my vision expiration date  :o...i asked dennis if he knew of any and he replied "not any that i know of"...so if anyone knows something that might fit the tube,
let me know...thanks
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Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2017, 09:13:56 PM »
I haven't giged frogs in over 4 decades. Thanks for rockin the memories!

boy, ther fine eat'n !!!
my grandson's and i go after them.....we have a BLAST !! 8)

I hear ya on the slow movin', heavy pellets for froggin', John!

There's a .22 Air Max Plinkster in my future for the same purpose. I love crunchy, skillet-fried froggies, yum!!
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2017, 09:05:53 PM »
well we found out this afternoon that what ever Dennis did, my 312 went from liking cpdum's 14.3 to luv'n H&N FTT's 14's.... ;D

free hand @ 15yrds its within 1/4" ctc of 3 shots.....

 H&N 19.09gr barracuda-HE's are about the same but requires half blade hold over.

i painted a small amount of site-glow on the front blade and it helped me find the blade
with my wore-slap-out eyes..... ::)

cant wait to try it with a lazer-lite shine'n over my shoulder froggin  8)
« Last Edit: August 17, 2017, 09:08:18 PM by gendoc »
  • swamp groceries rule !!
Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2017, 10:22:32 PM »
Why not go with something like this:
https://www.amazon.com/Pinty-Reflex-Holographic-Different-Reticles/dp/B01EWAAWGU/ref=sr_1_14?s=sports-and-fitness&ie=UTF8&qid=1503019065&sr=1-14&keywords=red+dot+scope

I have one similar on my BF 317 and it works quite well for my expired 20-20 vision.

Waiting to see a pic of you kissing a bullfrog to see which one turns into a prince or princess   ;D
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2017, 10:32:56 PM »
Get yourself a 273 peep for the rear. Dennis has em.
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2017, 09:52:17 PM »
Get yourself a 273 peep for the rear. Dennis has em.

dennis told me about 2 weeks ago that they will be available mid september, maybe....

thanks for the information..... ;)
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Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2017, 11:55:38 PM »
Not interested in scoping?
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2017, 07:22:55 PM »
yes, i have a 2.5x20 BSA deerhunter on it now and its very much fun !!
at 20yrds it will light matches.
since the barrel is short, i am wanting to try the peep. i have several peeps on some PB's
for hunting ladder stand shots at the most 20yrds. my eye sight has been gone a long time ago. :'(
  • swamp groceries rule !!
Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2017, 05:48:05 PM »
I love " Shake & Bake " frog legs !
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« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2017, 05:52:00 PM »
I love " Shake & Bake " frog legs !

oh man yeah !!! its too wet here dang-it !!! i wanted to go tonight :'(
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Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
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Re: just received my BF-312 back from dennis baker.....
« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2017, 09:52:41 PM »
Gotta luv the old tootsie roll benjys

Lotta power in a tiny package and they seem to just go on shooting forever. My cousin and I poached like Cajuns with pellet guns when we were young and stupid.

Brought back many a stringer of bootleg bullfrogs. Excellent eating
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« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2017, 09:58:54 PM »
oh lord, many good evenings hunting and fry'n frog leg up fresh man.

 grandkids expect at least monthly. its hard to tell them the rain season is poor for frogs.

waiting for dry weather...... :o

  • swamp groceries rule !!
Sam Yang Recluse .35     magic being performed
sumatra .25 carbine        a powerful hunting machine !!
Prod to mod......             development stage
Mrodair PP700w .177       need shoulder stock, R1-ldc
Hatsan .25 dominator      best springer i've ever had
Hatsan .177 edge            development stage
crosman redtail NP .22     bullfrog-31  Bbird-8  dillo-1
benji 312 & 342               bullfrog->61 since 2013
YH compressor with self contained cooling system

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