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Dag Evert's "American Classic"

As mentioned on the forum, heres a picture I took some time back, with natural winter daylight. A 2100, and a 1377, both guns have been recrowned, and had their trigger parts shimmed for play, contact surfaces stoned, and trigger springs somewhat reduced within safe limits. The 2100 has had its barrel shimmed with tape to remove play.
Both guns give great accuracy for the money if they are given good pellets!
The combination of pellets and guns in the picture represents something close to my boyhood dreams:-)


-- Dag Evert

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Benjamin rear sight adjustment

May 21 2012 at 3:26 PM
Tom  (Login tallguy606)
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Wasn't really looking but found a mint condition Benjamin 397PA with nice walnut stock at a great price. Shoots great, but noticed the rear sight elevation screw was missing. On my 392PA, which also shot a little high, I had to remove the screw and tape the sight leaf to the compression tube with a couple turns of black electrical tape to get it to shoot to point of aim at 33 feet. Now with this new rifle, a virtual twin of the 392, the sight spring is actually sitting flat on the sight body; in other words, it cannot go any lower. Still shoots 3/4 inch too high at 33 feet. Both guns are in pristine condition, with barrels tightly soldered to the body. How can I make the 397 shoot to point of aim, with no vertical adjustment left?

 
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