That is real handy if you are buying from a private party which does not require an FFL dealer. I believe it says 177 or such on it. It doesn't make sense to me, this policy, but then so don't many things. Jan,I always try to comment on every blog at least once plus click the box that sends me emails whenever someone else comments. The Red Ryder was designed to look like a Winchester lever action rifle which was popular during this time. I tried to return a rifle scope to PA and UPS wouldn't do it until I fibbed and said it was a telescope. Most kits come with all the parts necessary from the factory they just need to be fitted/refitted correctly to work really well. Unfortunately, it also gets some pretty stupid comments from me. Daisy began making the No. I live in Michigan, and would love to get nice 10 meter air pistol, but everything under 30 inches in overall length (except smooth bore BB guns) are treaded the same as powderburner pistols, needing registration to purchase. or Best Offer +$15.00 shipping. It also has no reinforcement rib on it. Red Ryder BB guns have been produced since the late 1930s, and values are based on their age as well as their condition. This feature went away by 1916. Daisy Model F16 Slingshot KIT $ 12.98. In 1915, Daisy perfected the sheetmetal fold, and they dropped the labor-intensive solder patch. So they stretch the distance out. The Daisy Company began registering guns in 1952. I don't know what US Post Office rules are. CJr, did you ever just do the shipping label online and drop off the prepaid package? Perhaps someone added one after the original one broke. It may have been made in NY, but that really seems odd. So, we must be careful not to invent a new type of variation on the evidence of one gun. I can't get past BB's reference to John Steed. Unless your firearm was very common, you would have to show them how it worked. Scott,In Illinois, any air gun in .177 and 700fps or less can be shipped to your door. BB,I was interested in the fact that blog comments are still being added to a blog posting long after the blog is written. Hey, wait a minute it really kinda looks like my crosman 1377c air pistol….hey it is……. Hit your target with the Daisy Youth Air Rifle Red Ryder 1938. I've seen a few stocks recently with a light finish accented by ebony stained checkering (Dianawerk forum). Great tip on using Google Reader. This is a BB gun that is great for plinking, but not for accuracy shooting. Bought the grandkids a couple of bb guns. 25 is adjustable from side to side. I certainly don't. However there was a 25 made with a green case that was purposely made for takedown transportation. But the black nickel finish went away in late 1914/early 1915; so together with the patch, the two point to a very early No. They all can, and have had problems from the factory. PS Chuck, I don't have much of a choice in .177 guns to shoot in the matches you've been talking about. For instance, I'm using 7.5 – 8.5gr .177 pellets, my 953, Recon, and IZH-61 shoot less than 500fps – not powerful, right? Pay close attention to how many chips or dents are in the rifle. I should have some new pics for you when you get back. I ship via UPS – both coming and going – and I live in NJ. I don't have a budget to test guns that PA doesn't stock, so you can see the problem. I've now used the stripper three times, and it's still pulling a bit of stain out each time. 's posts themselves (at https://www.pyramydair.com/blog/feed/atom/), but it took me a bit of digging to reverse-engineer the correct URL for following the comments with a reader, so maybe I should share. I base most of what I say on John’s work, but I also know that anything I state with certainty today can be overturned tomorrow. Daisy 1938 Red Ryder BB Gun Review Conclusion. Also now, if one has a CPL, you can complete the paperwork yourself without picking up a purchase permit. The sight is spot-welded on the tube, as it would be for the remainder of the production run through 1986. Anyway, it appears to be something new with possibilities. One of those so-simple-take-me-for-granted ideas that are so effective. As you might imagine, Michigan doesn't keep PA up to date. After examining it more closely, I cleaned a patch of dirt off the area of the barrel. I wonder if it would be best for comments made after the first week a blog is posted were redirected to a forum type format with a reference to the log they are addressing. Real field targets are about twice as thick. Hi, BB,Here's another question for part 2 on the No. That's a standard engineering method of strengthening metal plate. The black nickel went fast, as it was not a rugged finish. Compare what you see in the book with what the professional said to help you determine the value for yourself. The Red Ryder was revered for his skill with a Winchester rifle. According to a Daisy release, the special edition will feature “engraving on the forearm and a commemorative medallion in the stock, in addition to all of the features that made this gun the all-time No. Hopefully, this in-depth review of the Daisy 1938 Red Ryder BB gun has helped you decide if you want to buy one for your kids. Jay According to my woodworking magazines there is wax in chemical strippers. $31.00. This is the short-throw lever, made in 1927 and before. Does shoot a little to the right, but a tight group. Even though this report will not be exhaustive, it will take more than one part to complete. How do other folks follow the comments? Sale! So far I'm covered for the last year which is enough for me (providing there is no auto drop-off). Do they make you promise to send it back? When it comes to air rifles, the Daisy Red Ryder is America's Sweetheart. The counter person said that Fed X would X-ray the package once they got it, see the gun and put the whole thing in a black hole or something akin to that. However, I was at a satellite UPS store and not the central receiving/shipping office. exists that out of the box never has problems. Sorry, still thinking about Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) in that black leather jumpsuit with all the zippers…Remember Steed's sword cane? Keep them out of reach of children. I wonder if that reinforced rib idea was patented? The earliest pumps did not have a reinforcing rib punched into the sheetmetal pump linkage. Hooray!! Get the best deals for daisy red ryder bb gun 1938b at eBay.com. It is used to give the stripper some body and stick to the item. It’s a sort of reverse dovetail. Luck of the draw. The 100 shots will probably be OK, but I hope it has "no shoot/pressure low" feature — the tank looks tiny:). One more application today, then I'll do a light 600 grit sanding in preparation for the maple stain, which should be in Wednesday. Cross received his Bachelor of Arts in music theory and composition from Azusa Pacific University. This will be an interesting series. You can see how it slides, yet the metal is so tight that the blade doesn’t move once it’s in place. Known as the most popular BB gun ever made, its classic design and iconic name has kept this beloved lever-action at the top of wish lists for nearly 75 years. However, if you want to ship something out yourself the rules are different -worse. Something to keep in mind should I ever decided to move.

Everyone wants to see a Daisy Christmas Wish Red Ryder BB Gun under the tree. Your toy might have been more valuable last year than this year. I see that technique used in so many places to day from kitchen utensils to toys. Don't sell your gun to a store if you want top-dollar. The 25's takedown feature does work very well, but most people don't use it much. I'm surprised that people look at airguns, (or any packaged product), as "kits". Sorry for the misinformation in my above comment. Talk about an unnecesary expense! It is safe for kids to use with adult supervision. The Red Ryder is a "radio cowboy" from the golden-days of radio. It's hard to make out. If you trace the company’s roots all the way back you find yourself back in 1880 at the Plymouth Iron Windmill Co. I'm off to the winter wonderland for the holidays. Do you have any first hand experience with these targets in that regard? At least I can have anything over 30" shipped without the hassle and costs you have, so I guess I can't complain too much. There are also kits that can be purchased from the factory that require aftermarket parts that can significantly affect the initial investment but the end result is an airgun that can be compared to others costing much more than the total cost now in your airgun. Believe it or not the word verify was "menta". All wood stock and forearm, and the shot tube tip and trigger assembly is plastic.Made in China, unfortunately, but the gun has a nice finish and is fun to plink with. I, too, expect my air rifles to be near perfect when they're delivered. This article reminds me of the seemingly endless variations of Walther and Weirauch target airguns. After filming, one of the guns went to Peter Billingsley (Ralphie), one to the film archives, and the rest to production team members. Daisy Outdoor is located in Rogers, Arkansas and is the oldest, biggest air gun manufacturer not only in the United States but in the world! I imagine it varies by local police department though. A multi-part series you can point Daisy 25 owners to so they can date their own guns. Bring your gun to a professional. 25. Wow, Michigan laws are really a pain.Does anyone know what happens if an air gun does not pass police inspection? Check the barrel of the BB gun for any stamped markings. Purchase a recent toy-collecting book. Tried using a near by FedX Kinko, but they said that I couldn't ship the gun from their store. BB Gun Repair Daisy Red Ryder model repair . Guns without it were made in 1915 and earlier. I've been playing wiht the idea of getting my CPL just to more easily buy an air pistol. Daisy Outdoor Products started making the Red Ryder BB gun in 1938. I, living in IL, couldn't even receive an air rifle. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! It was certainly made by 1927. at ~10yds. They soft-soldered a metal patch to the underside of the gun. I was thinking of buying an airsoft pistol to shoot with my seven year old son. There’s more, too, so stay tuned for Part 2. Uh, you guys are talking about what again? BB guns are no longer considered "toys." What about Emma Peel? BB,Re: eMatchThey don't use that terminology (BR-V) on the site, but here is the target: http://www.airgunarena.com/images/1/14/Challenge_marksman.pdf. If it isn't, it goes right back, even if I could easily fix it myself. My daisy 25 seems quite different then the ones I've seen here on the PA blog….. I subscribe to the comments feed using the URL: http://www.blogger.com/feeds/11153406/comments/default/. You are among the handful of authorities on Daisy 25's considering your deep collection of these models and your airgun library that even contains the obscure publication by John Steed. 25. There seems to be a common perception that an airgun (or car, or boat or?) That's a very good list of states, and thier various restrictions, regarding "weapons". Is this lawyer speak or is this a real issue. I was kinda proud of figuring that out, but I bet a bunch of veterans will reply with a much more straightforward way of finding that feed, or otherwise following the comments. Regardless, as Kevin pointed out, I know all mfgrs have quality problems and it's up to us to make sure they do the best they can by us letting them know, like you just did, how we feel. It seems to me that the pellets practically liquefy, or at least fragment into tiny pieces, when they impact hard surfaces; they seem to dissipate their energy very nicely on first impact. I wondered, frankly, how Daisy could sell this gun for $149.00, given the fact that you can buy a Red Ryder at Pyramyd Air or Air Gun Depot for a small fraction of the price. Someone has changed the target and started the competition again. I'm not sure what black nickel is, perhaps mine is just painted. Folks on the Yellow forum as well as on airgunone's forum are already talking about it, but they're hindered by having very few actual rifles in hand. Someone looked at a .223 varmint 700 Remington, bought it, and walked out the door. The pump seems to be shorter than 4" and yet I can't find no soldered seam on the underside of the barrel. Powerful or not is in the eye of the beholder. BB; I was looking at Pyramyd's restricted shipping page. I doubt any of them want to purchase a kit. Merry Christmas to you and Edith, and to all the others that follow the blogs! Time left 4d 23h left. The Red Ryder BB Gun is a BB gun made by Daisy Outdoor Products and introduced in 1938 that resembles the Winchester rifle of Western movies. It included the sword that hung in Steed's office. And I pretty routinely blast steel spinners, paddles, splitters, etc. 25. I have a daisy red Ryder gun and I’m not sure how to date it. Daisy Navy Blue Cap $ 14.99 $ 9.99. BB,Politics of sporter classes aside, the Edge looks interesting. The reinforcement is obvious on the guns that have it. I wonder where Daisy got the idea? Even a new $3,400.00 tricked out Steyr and new $2,500.00 FWB P700 (that had to be shipped across the ocean 4 times over a year to get it fixed). Back in 1914, Daisy was not able to fold the outer tube of any of their BB guns sufficiently airtight so the compression chamber was sealed. Surprisingly, Daisy started off … UPS will not ship any gun part unless it comes from an FFL. We've been enjoying a winter wonderland at home since Friday, and it looks like more weather is on the way. I hope and pray that all those that also have to travel this season arrive safely. This Special Edition Daisy BB Gun features the traditional fancy Red Ryder logo engraving on the left side of handsome wood stock. Long and short throw leversIn the beginning, the No. You have a legitimate right to complain. Youth Length/Weight: 35.4” / 2.20 lbs. There is no reasonable way to make the Daisy Red Ryder more powerful. ), but there's a link to a guitar site that has some good staining and finishing info. At any rate, I'd sure love to have an unbiased opinion on it from someone trusted by all in the airgun community. So let’s take a look at the Daisy Model 499B Champion BB Gun and see how it differs in build and performance from the Red Ryder Carbine I grew up with as a kid. Do they keep it. Look at the model number on the barrel. Or it could be complete marketing gimcrackery. Don't feel like a flamer. This is one way to catch all of the comments, including the ones that don't go to the latest blog entry. It seems that some things are missing and some things just don't add up. I suggest trading up to a Daisy 880($44) or Crosman 2100($59) if you want a more powerful BB gun 0 2 I should get a pretty good sense of how this particular stock will take stain by testing the inside of the stock. I've never noticed anything coming back at me or bouncing off into the woods. Reinforcing ribI told you this was going to be detailed. I suspect tighter than UPS. Merry Christmas, and safe travels to that winter wonderland of yours. Leading the way and becoming Daisy's number one seller was the Model 1894 "Spitten Image" of the Model 94 Winchester. Hi, folks. Thought about getting a regular Red Ryder & making my own stock. Combining the two together produces the results: 11.43 = powerful. The first gun is sometimes called a 1913 variation, though I just told you that was a year before Daisy officially began production. Toys that still work are more valuable. I wonder if there was an engineer who's heirs are now filthy rich because of that reinforced rib idea? Click here to see the Pyramyd Air restriction page, https://www.pyramydair.com/blog/feed/atom/, Benjamin Marauder Semi-Auto (SAM) PCP Air Rifle: Part 3, The AV-46M Single Stroke Pneumatic Match Air Pistol: Part 3, Benjamin Marauder Semi-Auto (SAM) PCP Air Rifle: Part 2, Umarex ReadyAir portable compressor: Part 1. And, if a box of old parts was found a year later, there’s a good chance they found their way into the production cycle. Red Ryder BB Gun Our first gun is still a classic for all ages. This is the long-throw lever, made in 1927 and after. BB,I ordered the Gamo Squirrel Field Target and the extra animals. Chuck,I feel your pain about the Illinois gun laws. Also, you have to bear in mind that Daisy never threw away anything. Perhaps the most famous of these is the Red Ryder model, which is still in production today, despite the fact that the Red Ryder comic strip was canceled in 1963. It’s long been one of the best BB guns for the price. At 10m the Avanti will place every shot in the 10 (barring my inefficiencies), so it is not underpowered…but the other two are definitely hitting much harder.CowBoyStar Dad. Copyright © 1999-21 PyramydAir.com. my two cents, (working for a manufacturer that certainly intends to sell stuff that works)…. Adult Red Ryder kit with two Red Ryder BB guns ; Comes with 1 adult size & 1 youth size Red Ryder BB gun ; Perfect for use in a mentor / mentee situation ; Lever action with blade & ramp front sight & / adjustable rear sight; Shoots BBs 350 feet per second ; Adult Length/Weight: 36.75” / 2.95 lbs. I will make it a point to visit the main office and find out exactly what their policy is. If it has the patch, it can’t be any newer than 1915. I would have appreciated it very much if this would have been disclosed in PA's description. Toy value varies from year to year. The Red Ryder BB Gun is a BB gun made by Daisy Outdoor Products and introduced in 1938 that resembles the Winchester rifle of Western movies. 11 product ratings - Daisy Red Ryder BB Gun Rifle Model 1938B Steel Air Gun Rogers AR WORKS PERFECTLY. Once you complete the paperwork, you only need to mail in the State's copies.The safety inspections were always a joke anyway. Over the years, Daisy has manufactured nearly 100 different models of toy guns and nearly 400 different models of bb and pellet guns. This will give me a page to which I can refer people in the future. You may be leery of answering this so don't feel compelled. One of them, the one about the Daisy No. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. The pump handle reaches out to within four inches of the muzzle, supposedly giving more leverage for cocking. I remember getting a Daisy BB Gun for Christmas when I was eight. And in any event. Don't know if it was telling me I'm mental or your my mentor, though. Oops, Pyramid does carry the Winchester 850×2, which is a rebranded Hatsan 95 SAS. Perhaps you have the same problem at your satellite UPS store? Red Ryder was a comic book character who also appeared in many films in the 1940s to 1950s. The first variation was finished in fragile black nickel over silver nickel. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. That tootsie roll pump handle model sure brings back memories. Daisy is best known for their inexpensive youth BB guns, modeled after lever-action rifles. Make sure the barrel is straight, and if possible, test the rifle to see if it functions. The Red Ryder BB gun is produced by Daisy Outdoor Products, primarily known as Daisy. But we have brought hundreds of new readers into the fold by inviting them to the modern blog page. Bass Pro Shops is carrying the Daisy Model 25 re-issue for forty bucks.I bought one for the back yard. I discovered that as I photographed the first several features and realized what I’d bitten off. A man by the name John Steed set about documenting 25s and all their characteristics in the mid 1990s, and he published a small booklet of facts so dry they will put most non-collectors to sleep. So the gun could of been produced between 1946 and 1954 right? I wonder if that would also hold true for harder alloy pellets like CP's, and/or at different velocities than what I'm used to. I've destroyed the front of a corrugated cardboard box with my pistol at 295 fps (feet per second). This happened in 1915. I think it adds to the fun and the challenge. Derrick,My next move is to google Emma Peel, you've got me interested:). Add to cart. 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