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Old 04-13-2012, 04:10 AM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone has tried one of these kits? It lets you shoot pellets out of your gun...

http://convert-a-pell.com/

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Old 04-14-2012, 09:22 AM   #2
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No never heard of it but it sounds pretty cool...I just wouldn't trust it though.

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A little off topic here but, I've been thinking about buying a pellet gun, it'd be like having a .22 with a silencer. Plus i bet the 'ammo' is dirt cheap. Would make a good survival rifle imo.

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Turn your Handgun Into a Pellet Gun?
Kinda sounds like, "Transform your home into a trailer."

If someone wants a pellet/bb/etc gun, I believe there are pretty darn good replicas of many popular centerfire model pistols for reasonable enough prices. And without having to worry about screwing up a perfectly good gun. If my perspective is off, I blame it entirely on my weirdness.
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why would you want to do that? they don't even have prices on their website, and you can buy a pellet gun that mimics the feel of a REAL weapon for under $100.

I have a pellet "berettaa fs92" - feels just like the real thing, aims like the real thing, but no noise, and a fun thing to shoot and cheap at that.....

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I imagine that someday someone would accidentaly fire a live round in their home thinking it was set up for pellets. I think real guns for real ammo and pellet guns for pellets.

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Why? Just buy a pellet gun, they are cheap

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Kinda sounds like, "Transform your home into a trailer."

If someone wants a pellet/bb/etc gun, I believe there are pretty darn good replicas of many popular centerfire model pistols for reasonable enough prices. And without having to worry about screwing up a perfectly good gun. If my perspective is off, I blame it entirely on my weirdness.
That's exactly what I was thinking. It's not like they're hard to come by or expensive. If I want a pellet gun, I'll just go buy one.
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That's exactly what I was thinking. It's not like they're hard to come by or expensive. If I want a pellet gun, I'll just go buy one.
Definitely, if i were to buy a conversion kit for my 1911 (or any handgun for that matter) it would be .22lr, not .177 pellets.
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The answer to yet another question I've never asked.
Seems like an expensive & and complicated way to shoot pellets. A shotgun primer would at least double the cost per shot, if not more. I could find nothing about how much the actual device costs. It would appear to be a bit on the pricey side.
To be fair, I'm not the target market, as I already own normal airguns of various types.

Here's an old review I found:
http://www.pyramydair.com/blog/2006/03/convert-pell-any-good.html

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