Restoration Project – FB Record Champion – Part 2

About 18 months ago I started work on a rough and broken Record Champion air pistol. These air pistols are quite rare and very unique and so are very worthy of restoration and repair. Not only do they have a concentric oval piston and seal, but they are also side-lever cocking with a twelve-shot stick magazine that slides into the grip. Additionally, it has an adjustable two-stage trigger and a dovetail rail on which you could fit a pistol scope! How’s that for a feature-packed spring powered air pistol? Continue reading “Restoration Project – FB Record Champion – Part 2”

Service Guide for the FB Record Jumbo

In this article, for a change from writing historical pieces, I am going to write a guide that details how to disassemble a Record Jumbo. Why the change Jimmie? Well, I bought this pistol rather cheaply at a bring and buy sale some years ago. Bargain it was or so I thought. When I got it home when I soon realised it wasn’t such a good deal. It would not fire a pellet at all…. Continue reading “Service Guide for the FB Record Jumbo”

FB Record LP2 (1967 onwards) Instagram Photos

The FB Record LP2 was manufactured by Fritz Barthelmes KG, West Germany from 1967. It is still in production today. The interesting part of this air pistol is the barrel spring catch which is on the right hand side of the barrel. Normally the catch is found underneath the barrel on most break-barrel air guns.

Until next time, happy shooting!

Jimmie Dee

 

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