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Old Sep 19, 2004, 01:06 PM
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Clearing a jammed Daisy Red Ryder BB Gun


Sorry- for the lack of politics / conspiracy theory in this thread! I hope I won't be removed by the moderator

My son's bb gun jammed and refuses to unjam using the method in the instructions.

Is there any thing else I should try before I "return to manufacturer?"

Thanks in advance!
Old Sep 19, 2004, 01:18 PM
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Try shaking it around. Take the butt and hit it on the ground to see if it'll dislodge.

Not sure what else to do.

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Old Sep 19, 2004, 01:26 PM
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Before any of the Lib's flame on you- Just take it back and trade it in on a nice dress for your son!
Old Sep 19, 2004, 10:18 PM
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I did try running a rod down the barrell today, Found an immovable object---"premium" daisy bb... about 4 inches from the muzzel. seemed reluctant to move. disassembly, or shipping back to Daisy for service is probably the only answer a this point Not happy.
BTW: I don't think my son Evan would look very good in a dress... my daughter on the other hand, will look adorable firing the gun when she gets a bit older!
Old Sep 19, 2004, 10:59 PM
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You'll put your eye out with that thing!!!

Not to get off topic - but Giant Robot really was the greatest television show. Ever!

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Old Sep 20, 2004, 12:10 AM
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That's a good one.
Old Sep 20, 2004, 12:12 AM
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They are $20, go buy another...and I am a Lib..
Old Sep 20, 2004, 03:24 PM
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Get 'im a 30-06 or a shotgun, much more effective and reliable!
Old Sep 20, 2004, 03:50 PM
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Back when I was shooting/handloading, the idiot running the press would sometimes forget to put the powder in the cartridge. Primer, yes, bullet, yes..
But no go-juice.
The result would be a bullet stuck in the barrel.
I used a 1/4" diameter steel rod to push the bullet out.
I have a 9mm Colt 1911 barrel with a nice bulge in it, where the bullet stuck, and the next one pushed it out.
For the Daisy, a 1/8" diameter steel rod should do that, from the breech end of the barrel.
Trickle a little WD-40 on both sides of the obstruction..
Old Sep 20, 2004, 05:06 PM
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You could always try reverse engineering...... compressed air blowing down the barrel back to the "chamber". This assumes you have access to a compressor and a rubber tipped blow-gun.
Old Sep 20, 2004, 05:16 PM
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Try heating the barrel a little bit. Might let the barrel expand just enough to let the bb fall out. Also the try the wd-40.
Old Sep 20, 2004, 07:07 PM
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Or buy another $20 red ryder...
Old Sep 20, 2004, 07:18 PM
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Put it on ebay as a slightly used rare model...use the proceeds to buy antother end of aggravation.
Old Sep 20, 2004, 11:48 PM
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Maybe you could exchange it for an AK-47 assault rifle.

No kid nowadays who is really a "stone gangsta" would be want to seen with a BB gun in front of his homies.

After all, they're legal now.

Rick

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Old Sep 21, 2004, 12:17 AM
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THe plastic thing available today... barf!
I had the real one!You could remove the barrel, get into the swimming pool, cock it and shoot a stream of water! Great fun!
Also made for a short-lived b-b gun.
Mine executed numerous birds.
I bought one recently out of nostalgia, and was disappointed.. it's not the gun me or Ralphie ("Christmas Story") learned to love.


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