Worst looking air gun I have ever seen

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

The BAM XS-B3 is a really cheap air rifle loosely patterned after the AK.


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For shooting birds in tight spaces

More info on the rifle here.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Ed Ed on Feb 23, 2010

    that really is the most disgusting looking thing ive ever seen,i'd like to take it by the barrel and wrap it over a wall.
    i think its better to buy a rimfire,air rifles,apart from maybe f.a.c (firearms certificate)rated airguns may have their place but after years away from airguns i recently had a go with various springers and p.c.p's(pre charged pneumatic) i must say they really do feel like toys they have absolutely appalling trajectories,even 177 @ 12 ft pounds feels like a pop gun,and a 12ft pound 22 air rifle to quote somebody famous it has the trajectory of a pig jumping over a fence and the range is just pathetic 35-40 yards seems to be the outer limit although there are some wild stories of people hunting out to 60-70 yards with a 12ft pound airguns i would say that is cruel and irresponsible to your quarry.if you live in the u.k check the internet for a local shooting club either write to them or email/phone them and join and 6 months later you"ll have yourself a license.our politicians want to make it hard for us to shoot,by discouraging us.it isn't as hard as you think to get a license just find a club near you and enquire about joining if they are full or dont seem receptive then sod them and try another.most clubs are reasonably friendly and happy to advise you

  • Turner Turner on Jan 08, 2011

    it may not be such a looker but it does the job... it defended my plantations against damn crows...

    cheap, ugly but it get the job done and its affordable

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