My son hasnt had much interest in shooting or hunting. The fact that he doesnt go to school with anyone who does, doesnt help and it has been a challenge. He is just starting middle school and is very academically oriented. He has already received letters from Duke and John Hopkins University. He loves to create things and lately he has made a variety of rifles and handguns out of cardboard/duct tape etc. Some of his guns have detachable magazines and removable (LCDs) and its obvious he is putting a lot of thought into it.
I would like to try to use this toy gun building period as an opportunity to possibly expanding his interest in guns. What would be a good project gun we could work on together? My thoughts are a PCP. They are relatively simple to assemble and he might be intrigued with how valves and the other components work together. In the end he would have a rifle he could shoot accurately and hopefully start to enjoy the shooting sports. I was thinking of getting a Disco and cutting the stock or a P-Rod, 22XX, QB78, taking it completely down and then work with him on putting it back together (building one). Any thoughts?
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