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Question BB guns DIY kits? Tamiya?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by 3CM, May 3, 2012.

  1. 3CM

    3CM Engaging Member

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    Hopefully someone can shed some light on this, been searching internet for years but find nothing.

    Back in the 90's when i was a young teenager i used to hang around with a lad every day, every night, he was an only children and was spoilt rotten.

    I remember going to a model shop every few week and his dad buying him a BB gun that you had to build yourself, they were good quality and based on real guns, my mate never made them, used to pay the guy in shop extra and he would build it.

    I thought they were made by tamiya but can't find any info about them.

    Do they still sell things like this anywhere? The model shop has shut down about 10 years ago and my mates family disappeared one day so can't ask him
     
  2. husky

    husky Donator

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    I can remember the bb guns I even had one a Baretta 92 I cant remember the make but I'm shure it wasnt a Tamiya. They were verry low power spring 6mm guns that would pass as a realistic replica. The plastic was verry good and the finished gun had the texture like the real thing. I dont remember using glue to make the gun so it must have bean a clip together model. I'll have a look and if I find it I,ll try and get some pictures on the forum I hope this is of some help to you cheers Tom.
     
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    yeah, i remember the pellets/BB's falling out the end of the one i used if you tipped it the wrong way :lol:
     
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    I too remember them, I had a german luger, looked real, but never worked as it should, ejected bullets great though on cocking it:up:
     

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