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    Benjamin .177 Pellet Rifle

    My friend with the front-end alignment shop asked me last week where or who would fix his "Benjamin Pellet Rifle", model 347. Give it to me I said. The only place I found parts for this was at Baker air guns. For everything shipped to me. $75! Called him and he gave me the okay to fix rifle. The seals was rock hard, cleaned up barrel inside front and back.
    Hmmmmm? new spring was a tad longer, put it all back together, new seals, o-ring, springs, new lead seal. Pumped up rifle for the first time, pow! Started pumping it up and no pressure, blowing out end barrel. Took it apart again, looked at everything close, put old springs back inside and now it works like a champ!

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    This is a 1974 model. He will be happy to get a working pellet rifle back.

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    Good job, that.
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    Really nice, I really like the old Benjamin's.

    My grandfather had one in .22cal, which is at my father's house at the moment. Put 8-10 pumps in it and it'd put a flat pellet through both sides of a steel coffee can, or the head of a skunk. Within it's range it is a really accurate rifle.
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    Hey Cajun how did you get that valve out of the rear of the pump tube. I have a few old Benjamins and I wanted to fix but I did not have the wrench that fits down into the square in the valve to unscrew it. The valve is just a spring loaded poppet that releases when the spring plunger hits it. I want to keep my Old Benjamin because they was made out of Bronze so they don't rust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cowboy23* View Post
    Hey Cajun how did you get that valve out of the rear of the pump tube. I have a few old Benjamins and I wanted to fix but I did not have the wrench that fits down into the square in the valve to unscrew it. The valve is just a spring loaded poppet that releases when the spring plunger hits it. I want to keep my Old Benjamin because they was made out of Bronze so they don't rust.
    That special tool is available from Baker Air Guns. It's the lead seal behind that nut, is a pain in the azz. I put little dabs of Vaseline on seal to hold it in place. I will take pictures of tool and post it here.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun56 View Post
    That special tool is available from Baker Air Guns. It's the lead seal behind that nut, is a pain in the azz. I put little dabs of Vaseline on seal to hold it in place. I will take pictures of tool and post it here.


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    Thanks Cajun---I'm going to order tool and seal kits. I also have an old Sheridan Streak 20cal nickel plated rifle.
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