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★★★☆☆

“very good but could be better”

Written on: 23/07/2014 by MirandaSteele492 (1 review written)

The b-3 was a very good rifle for the $25.00 i paid for it, had ok power fairly accurate and consistent. But after about 2.5 months my trigger came apart, because the only thing holding it on was a very loose fitting pin ,which could come out at any point while firing… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“pellet rifle”

Written on: 11/10/2012

Owned mine for 6 years had 1 scope shake loose. Put on a deer field 3x9x32 use it to hunt squirells 3 times a week. One shot kills no complaints picked up 2 of them for 40$ gave one to my bro and he will say the same thing… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I love my B3”

Written on: 03/02/2012 by steveignat (1 review written)

I think the only aspect of this rifle that I find fault with is the trigger sear; if at all possible, keep one hand on the cocking lever while loading, as the sear is unpredictable. Otherwise, its the most accurate spring powered rifle in my collection. I like it so much, I built a custom stock for it, added a 4-16x50 scope, and a bi-pod. It was worth the effort!… Read Full Review

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“ so poor ”

Written on: 15/11/2011 by ndeemkhan1523 (1 review written)

its pellet speed so nice. this gun B3 is not a verygood the tricker systum is so poor. please make this beautifull gun durable. it is possible that your finger will broke with its poor piston (thanks)… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“Well I have bought a B 3-3 4.5 mm You're right after...”

Written on: 26/12/2010 by ts1963 (1 review written)

Well I have bought a B 3-3 4.5 mm You're right after 200 shots the screws start to fall down and you can not load the rifle in my country is very expensive I bought around $60.00 but includes it's on scope sight and secure next of trigger.For me is a nice aire gun.
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“The Chinese B3 177 Underlever is fairly accurate about...”

Written on: 07/02/2009 by sSs nightwolf (1 review written)

The Chinese B3 177 Underlever is fairly accurate about 40-50 ft not to bad for around 20-30 dollars its a good and reliable little pellet gun I stripped and refinished it and sanded finger grips in the stalk and it looks cool as hell I will have to say.
wood and medal wow that's better then the plastic ones that wal-mart sells for that same price. the wood finish was ok but it needed a little work… Read Full Review

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“The Chinese B3 177 Underlever is easy to cock for an...”

Written on: 02/02/2009

The Chinese B3 177 Underlever is easy to cock for an Air Rifle. Has just about the same weight of the M14 military rifle. I bought this air rifle about 2 years ago and I've fired around 3,000 rounds of 177 cal pellets since then. I keep it oiled and cleaned after each use. Most of the time I use it to rid my property of unwanted pests. Which is hard to do with the sights needing adjusting so often. The sights are not easy to keep adjusted. Inserting the 177 cal. pellets are difficult to insert… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great gun. got i and wasn't sure what to expect. i...”

Written on: 22/11/2008

Great gun. got i and wasn't sure what to expect. i bought a daisy 4x scope and removed the rear sight(front sight is riveted on, but the scope sits high enough to see over it.) overall a good gun, and with just a $6 walmart daisy sight and about 200 pellets, it hits a 100 yard shot around a 1inch spread… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I bought a B3 a few years ago at a Cummins tool sale...”

Written on: 06/10/2008

I bought a B3 a few years ago at a Cummins tool sale and expected very little for $25. At first, that is what I got - very little. The iron sights were way off even at full adjustment. Groups were 6 inches across when they hit the paper at all. HOWEVER, after 200-250 pellets, it has gotten much better. I mounted a (cheap) scope and I am getting 0.5" -0.75 " groups at 20-25 yards consistently. It will not replace my RWS 34, but you can't beat it for the price. There seems to be lots of… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“When I first got it... was very inaccurate. However...”

Written on: 22/07/2008 by Bud McDonald (1 review written)

When I first got it... was very inaccurate. However once the bore was cleaned and JB pasted, it started to improve and with more than 200 shots the groups got tighter 'n tighter.
Great price... You could pay alot more for a lot less rifle… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“For $25, it's very good, but you get what you pay for....”

Written on: 22/05/2008

For $25, it's very good, but you get what you pay for. the sites arent very good.. the front one seems to be rivoted on; i dont know if scoping it would work. it's a great first gun (adult) or if you need a gun you can abuse and only lose $25… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Good value.”

Written on: 24/02/2008

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“Chinese B3 Air Rifle - Manufactured in China and sold...”

Written on: 09/01/2008 by enthusiast (8 reviews written)

Chinese B3 Air Rifle - Manufactured in China and sold under different names by American company's. If I were you, I would stay away from this air rifle. There are many alternatives that just cost a few dollars more. Please don't ever let a young person use this rifle. It is cheap and can be found on the internet for $20. Yes, it is reasonably accurate and yes it is only one cock. I had two of them for one year and they started falling apart. The screws that hold the barrel to the stock loosen… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Cheap and nasty. I hated this gun. The only use I...”

Written on: 17/07/2007 by RTheDodge (12 reviews written)

Cheap and nasty. I hated this gun. The only use I would give it would be for some very close range plinking and even then I'd worry where my shot was going. On firing the gun jumps a mile and goes off with a resounding "clang".

The gun I borrowed was only a month old and already signs of rust were showing through the blueing. I can only suggest that this type of gun never made it to our shores… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“First off, I presently own three of these not...”

Written on: 20/06/2007 by turbo1889 (1 review written)

First off, I presently own three of these not including the ones I've modified far beyond their original design. All are capable of 1/2 inch groups at 25 yards provided you have proper hold and break in period. Proper hold involves a very loose but controlled grip on both hands so that the rifle vibrates with a very slight buzz feel in your hands during each shot. Hold it too tight and the groups get a lot bigger. For a break in period a lot (Two 500 tins should be about right) plane lead… Read Full Review

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“I have had the Chinese B3 177 Underlever gun for over...”

Written on: 27/11/2005 by gunsrfun (1 review written)

I have had the Chinese B3 177 Underlever gun for over 5 years. It has never failed and is very accurate. I have a BSA 4x32 .22 special scope on it. I love this gun it's good for plinking, small game humting, or pest control :)… Read Full Review

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“My Chinese B3 177 Underlever air rifle was a gift from...”

Written on: 18/10/2005 by springtail (1 review written)

My Chinese B3 177 Underlever air rifle was a gift from a friend who picked it up at a flea market a few years ago. It was in the original box with a one page flyer "Chinese B3". The web prices for similar models are about $30-55. A lot of grease in the barrel and on the gun. The rifle has power with very clear holes in targets, the pellets in the trap are totally flattened! When I added a shoulder strap, the screws came out of the stock. Also, the shallow screws had split the butt of the… Read Full Review

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“I got my Chinese B3 177 Underlever a week or so ago...”

Written on: 07/09/2005 by Sloopy (1 review written)

I got my Chinese B3 177 Underlever a week or so ago from a Cummin's Tools truck sale. My dad had bought two similar rifles from a pawn shop a couple years ago, and I liked them so well that I've been looking for one to call my own. The advertised price was $19.95, so I drove 20 miles to buy it. Turned out that I bought a couple hundred dollars worth of other tools, so with a little wheeling and dealing the sales manager threw the rifle in free, AND knocked off all the sales tax! What a… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“My Chinese B3 177 Underlever is my standard by which I...”

Written on: 15/05/2005 by D R Greysun (10 reviews written)

My Chinese B3 177 Underlever is my standard by which I measure all the other air rifles I have. Yesterday, while sorting out a new Quest 1000 and the B3-1 was shooting Beeman Laser's at 740fps and Crow Mag. at 620fps. This is from a 15 year old gun… Read Full Review

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“The rifle I have is called the B3-1 just to avoid any...”

Written on: 12/05/2004 by Ulysses (8 reviews written)

The rifle I have is called the B3-1 just to avoid any confusion. When I first got it I was afraid I had wasted some money by getting a cheap air rifle instead of a $200 Gamo or Benjamin Sheradin etc. The trigger was hard to pull and I was getting 6 inch groupings at about 75 feet. I tried a cheap Tasco scope but the scope was having a bit of trouble staying in place. The gun smoked badly for the first several hundred rounds. I was consistantly pulling to the right when I shot because the… Read Full Review

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D R Greysun's Response to Ulysses's Review

Written on: 13/09/2004

I've owned a B3-1 since 1989 I still shoots well. Trigger work helped a lot.

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Ulysses's Response to Ulysses's Review

Written on: 13/09/2004

I would like to add that shortly after I wrote this review the rear sights, which are made of aluminium, stripped out due to the stress of recoil and became useless. I removed them and put the Tasco scope back on. After moving the scope mounts to the front and back extremes of the dovetail mount it now stays in place. Other than that I would still recommend this rifle to anyone who just wants something to plink with and is not ready to spend the money on a more serious gun. I have seen these selling for as little as $20. http://www.cumminstools.com/browse.cfm/4,196.html

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