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is the daisy red ryder bb gun anygood for shooting targets and cans? Answered

does it work on air or spring? can it shoot pellets aswell? and will it puncture a can or a cardboard box?

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AdamA204

8 months ago

I use a cardboard box with towels folded up inside and it stops and catches the bbs. You can also use the rubber golf balls you find for practice in the sporting goods section at Walmart. They hop around the yard while you shoot them. Just follow it around at about 5yds and keep shooting. Water ballons filled with air work well too. If you don't seem to be doing well switch to a paper plate nailed to a tree and put a small circle in the middle so you know where you are actually hitting.

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charlie253

7 years ago

does anyone know where I can find detailed with pics instructions to fix a Red Ryder bb gun.I cocked it but cannot get it to fire and am afraid it may go off if I try to jimmie inside workins without help.thanks if you can help! send any info to chman253@aol.com.--im Charlie and thanks agsin

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jhonjhon589

8 years ago

the best way to do target practice with the red rider is to make a few can pyramids and put water in the can's the see how many u can knock down

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Pinkly

9 years ago

According to pyramydair.com: "lever-action spring rifle" "perfect for plinking, shooting paper targets and for training new shooters" It shoots BBs only--holds 650 at a time. It shouldn't have any trouble with soda cans. I don't know if it's powerful enough to penetrate thicker cans. I've got a BB pistol that won't shoot through steel cans (soup, large cat food cans) but will penetrate aluminum cans (soda, small cat food cans). Cardboard boxes shouldn't be much trouble. I've destroyed the front of a corrugated cardboard box with my pistol at 295 fps (feet per second). The Red Ryder is 350 fps. Yes, there are better, more accurate, more powerful BB guns, but the Red Ryder is a classic and a good starter.

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seandogue

9 years ago

You'll Shoot yer eye out! ;P

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Thelonelysandwitch

9 years ago

I have one and it is great it can do what you want and more its extremely accurate. I think that it is air powered.

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Dr.Bill

9 years ago

the crossman 760 is a lot better.

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sharlstongoeon

Answer 9 years ago

wow im trying to get 1 but im scared of the gun going throught american customs do you know where i can get 1 in the uk?

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sharlstongoeon

Answer 9 years ago

dam its out of stock yesterday it was selling for $18

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sharlstongoeon

Answer 9 years ago

ye i figured that out lol