Palmer Cap-Chur "Red's Special" Tranquilizer Dart Gun

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Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:45 am

to dominate my mother-in-law
I think the word you meant to use was "tame", unless you have some very odd fetishes ;)
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Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:24 am

Oh my goodness ! yes yes yes, "tame" is the correct word :oops:
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Sun Jul 10, 2022 7:53 am

I have obtained a second example of these curious devices, of more recent manufacture with a number of refinements compared to the older original. Here they are side by side, with the newer version below the original one:

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The most obvious refinement is a cutout in the breech that allows the projectile to be loaded without having to completely remove the bolt like in the original:

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Here are the bolts compared:

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Another refinement is at the end of the gas tube, instead of having two fixed power settings like on the original there is a power adjustment screw on the endcap. There is also a thumb safety (seen here in the "fire" position) that can be moved back when the hammer is cocked to prevent it from firing when the trigger is pulled:

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The markings on the barrel suggest that unlike the earlier model that was a third party adaptation of a Crosman rifle, this version was actually manufactured by Crosman:

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Sun Jul 10, 2022 9:17 am

Nice acquisition. Are you going to restore it?
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Sun Jul 10, 2022 8:13 pm

I think I will do what I wanted to do with the first one (but hesitated because it's a bit of an antique) and give it a bit of an upgrade.

Interesting that the current version being sold has gone back to the removable bolt and two fixed power settings, albeit with a rear cocking bolt and a trigger guard and safety taken from the Maximus PCP.

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