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★★★★☆

“Good air gun”

Written on: 28/04/2012

Is a good weapon, I bought one, single defect is the stuff of sight, but nothing problematic if you put a scope.using good ammo, makes a nice mess… Read Full Review

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“Sadly the B3 can not be bought brand new here in...”

Written on: 20/01/2011

Sadly the B3 can not be bought brand new here in Germany but I got a second hand B3 on the Internet. It was in a beat up condition, the cylinder end cap and trigger spring were also missing. I built a new spring from a mouse trap spring which works quite well. This Airgun is a realy simple construction and easy to fix or Mod up. I like the design, it reminds me of a WW2 Russian Army Rifle. It's well ballanced and fairly accurate, it's a nice Rifle and allthough I've been offered twice the price… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Just bought one ”

Written on: 10/04/2010

Just bought one
in my country Chinese rifles are not preferable at all
i bought it for the price
but when checking it out
the stock is really hard (which is perfect)
cocking is little hard (which means good spring)
and for accuracy
have to admit, didnt do much shooting
but it was accurate and really hard it about 25 yards.

yes you cannot compare it to the 1000 FPS rifles
but hey, it is written on its case 650/600 fps

didnt measure it, but i think it is very true and really hard
handling is… Read Full Review

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“I bought this gun yesterday and very glad I did it. It...”

Written on: 10/03/2010

I bought this gun yesterday and very glad I did it. It gives me everything I want! I told my friend everything I know about this gun and gave him to try it out. Under my control he did almost perfect shots. Even my mother wants to shoot from this gun. It is perfect gun for sports, fun and keeping f****** robbers far away from you… Read Full Review

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“Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is a good low price air...”

Written on: 26/04/2009

Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is a good low price air rifle, once you have the sights lined up you will find it is satisfactorily accurate to about 25 to 30 yards with a straight trajectory.
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“The Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is cheap...good...”

Written on: 08/02/2009

The Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is cheap...good accuracy although kinda heavy...and hard to reload fast. Shoots hard, good sights… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“It's a powerfull airgun able to penatrate 2 inches of...”

Written on: 18/08/2008

It's a powerfull airgun able to penatrate 2 inches of foam, and impregnate pellets in plywood.
Ilegal in japan,and UK, HAHA suckers!!… Read Full Review

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“For the price it's very hard to beat. ”

Written on: 14/07/2008

For the price it's very hard to beat… Read Full Review

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“Bought mine for 25 ls=50$ in my country. Chamber and...”

Written on: 25/06/2008

Bought mine for 25 ls=50$ in my country. Chamber and barrel were with a little rust which must be cleaned before shooting. It's a little heavy (~3kg) but really accurate. Easy in handling and reliable. Good for beginners and even better… Read Full Review

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“A good low price air rifle, once you have the sights...”

Written on: 27/03/2007 by Pasquinel (3 reviews written)

A good low price air rifle, once you have the sights lined up you will find it is satisfactorily accurate to about 25 to 30 yards with a straight trajectory. Mine came with a considerable amount of rust in the firing chamber and barrel but it cleaned up well. Despite being less powerful than my Gamo Shadow 1000 it is louder to shoot and requires a greater effort to cock. But you can't compare both rifles as one is a fraction of the cost of the other… Read Full Review

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“I have had the Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 about 6...”

Written on: 03/05/2006 by holyokster (11 reviews written)

I have had the Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 about 6 years and have shot about 1500 rounds through it. No malfuctions of any kind. It hits hard and seems consistantly. This rifle sells for between $20-$30 dollars and can provide countless hours of fun. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants an inexpensive knock around airgun that can take a beating and keep on licking!… Read Full Review

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“I got my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3 a few months ago...”

Written on: 10/02/2006 by vgiavonnie (1 review written)

I got my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3 a few months ago and after some find tuning and the addition of a scope I guess you could say I am surgical with the thing now, I could shoot the acorn out of a squriels hands if I wanted to I've been giving birds head shots at will at about 25 yards.

A couple of my neighbors had already had bb guns so I was playing catch-up. The B-3 was shooting so well that when I told them how much I paid for it they could not believe it, that caused him to go out and… Read Full Review

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“Paid all of $30, including shipping, for this rifle. ...”

Written on: 04/08/2005 by ted3929 (37 reviews written)

Paid all of $30, including shipping, for this rifle. Guess I shouldn't complain because it does well; however, straight from the box this thing was packed in enough grease to lube a large car. Not only that, but while taking the grease off I noticed some rust on the barrel (easily removed).

For starters, there is no way this rifle only does around 500 fps. This thing knocked my target stand back about 3 inches on the first shot. It must be pushing somewhere around 700+ fps.

Accuracy is… Read Full Review

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“So, I purchased a Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 in a...”

Written on: 12/10/2004 by vtsygankov (1 review written)

So, I purchased a Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 in a local store for about 30 euros (in Finland). Honestly, I did not expect any miracles for this price, that's why I have been positively surprised. Right from the box the rifle have been dieseling like an untuned tractor, so the first thing I've done was a full disassembly and regreasing with weapon oil (I used Dextron).

The stock... that's a long story, it was covered with nitro-polish that'd been perfect for collecting fingerprints, also the… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I appreciated indeed this air rifle . I have both...”

Written on: 17/06/2004 by Silvio Braga (2 reviews written)

I appreciated indeed this air rifle . I have both calibers. When I compare the .22 with my Gamo Hunter 440, I feel Hunter 440 a lot more powerful;
Besides there's also a big diference on their prices. Therefore I must state that this Chinese air gun is a very good purchase… Read Full Review

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“When my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is finsihed...”

Written on: 25/03/2004 by EddieM (1 review written)

When my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 is finsihed breaking in, its time for some squirrel hunting. This gun is really a good deal for the money, its really accurate… Read Full Review

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“The instructions don't give fps, but it seems to pack...”

Written on: 29/01/2004 by judebach (5 reviews written)

The instructions don't give fps, but it seems to pack a punch. The weight is 3.3kgs (about 7 lbs.)and although the rear site is adjustable, I haven't noticed any change in accuracy whatever the adjustment. It just shoots off… Read Full Review

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“I havent actually had my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3...”

Written on: 04/10/2003 by hunter9 (8 reviews written)

I havent actually had my Shanghai Airgun Factory B3-3 for long but it is alot for your money.Plenty of power for small game… Read Full Review

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Chameleon's Response to hunter9's Review

Written on: 16/01/2004

How many companies produce the B3? I am interested in the B3-1 and it seems that INDUSTRY, SMK, and SHANGHAI AIRGUN all make this model. And what is the REAL fps on these? I have seen from 420 to 850fps at various sites. One site even said that the .177 and the .22 caliber were both 700fps. Seems odd to me.

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Punkboi26's Response to hunter9's Review

Written on: 31/01/2004

After the gun quits dieseling which is a long time, it will shoot in the range of 600fps. I have 3 of them and have chronied all of them after the dieseling stopped (when it was finally broken in). None of these Chinese guns with the exception of the 3 or 4 most expensive ones comes near any of the advertised velocities of 700+ fps

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