Turn your Handgun Into a Pellet Gun? - Page 2
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > General Handgun Discussion >

Turn your Handgun Into a Pellet Gun?


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-15-2012, 05:19 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Trez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: 3-P
Posts: 3,933
Liked 950 Times on 606 Posts
Likes Given: 1070

Default

I was just curious... I thought it would be cool to add another caliber for my damn serpent pistol... I dont think theres a airgun replica of that...
__________________
Quote:
...... I suffer from a very rare genetic defect that causes me to be sympathetic toward the International cause. There is no cure.
Trez is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 07:17 PM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Chainfire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 3,879
Liked 1728 Times on 1030 Posts
Likes Given: 374

Default

I wouldn't want to convert a firearm to a toy. I want to always be aware of the firearm I am holding is a deadly tool.

Off, off topic, but there is a good article in the current Shotgun News that talks about large caliber air rifles. There is even a photo of a buffalo killed with an air gun. You would not get that kind of performance out of a conversion. I bet it won't be long before the BATFE reconsiders air rifles as firearms. It might go down like the registering of automatic weapons. Get 'em while they are hot.
__________________
"It is better to be too skeptical then too credulous"

Carl Sagan
Chainfire is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 08:56 PM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Overkill0084's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Weber County, Utah
Posts: 4,714
Liked 3257 Times on 1636 Posts
Likes Given: 433

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chainfire View Post
I wouldn't want to convert a firearm to a toy. I want to always be aware of the firearm I am holding is a deadly tool.

Off, off topic, but there is a good article in the current Shotgun News that talks about large caliber air rifles. There is even a photo of a buffalo killed with an air gun. You would not get that kind of performance out of a conversion. I bet it won't be long before the BATFE reconsiders air rifles as firearms. It might go down like the registering of automatic weapons. Get 'em while they are hot.
Used to be, I assume it still is, any air rifle that could generate more than 12 ft/lbs of energy was considered a firearm in the UK. I believe it was 8 ft/lbs for pistols (or maybe 6, not sure). Even less impressive older airguns are worth a look.
I've killed a Jackrabbit with a .177 airgun when I was about 14 (the gun: Feinwerkbau 124). Squirrels were not a problem either. If there wasn't much wind, 40 to 50 yard shots on juice cans were easy.
Calling them toys is a bit of a disservice.
__________________
Cheers,
Greg
MSgt, USAF, Retired
NRA Life Member

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see. - Ayn Rand
Overkill0084 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Turn around time? Glockpotion23 Glock Forum 2 03-16-2012 06:00 AM
Dare You Turn 70! Sniper03 Legal and Activism 19 01-16-2012 04:11 PM
my turn to ask for help rigjumpr Revolver Handguns 2 09-24-2011 08:43 PM
Next gun, soon as I turn. Mr. Bluesky General Handgun Discussion 24 12-09-2009 02:55 AM
Turn around times for a new FFL app. KAG NFA/Class 3 & FFL Discussion 1 07-01-2009 04:14 AM



Newest Threads