Restoration Project – FB Record Champion – Part 1

Here’s something a bit different for a change. I have had this FB Record Champion for quite some time. It’s what you would call a project pistol as it was non-functional with broken or missing parts. Continue reading “Restoration Project – FB Record Champion – Part 1”

FB Record Champion (1987 to c. 1997)

The FB Record Champion! The only “stick”  magazine-fed spring-powered air pistol ever manufactured! What’s more, just like the Record Jumbo, it’s a concentric design with an oval piston. To top it off, it’s also side lever cocking! Continue reading “FB Record Champion (1987 to c. 1997)”

FB Record Jumbo (1982 to c. 1997)

This is the FB Record Jumbo, standard model. It was manufactured in West Germany from 1982 to circa 1997. The standard model has chequered walnut grips and fixed sights. On the other hand, the “deluxe” model usually has smooth curved walnut grips and an adjustable rear sight. There is at least one deluxe model that is known to have carved oak-leaf pattern grips. Continue reading “FB Record Jumbo (1982 to c. 1997)”

FB Record LP77 (1977 onwards) Instagram Photos

The FB Record LP77 made by Fritz Barthelmes from 1977 in West Germany. They are still available to buy new today.

Until next time, happy shooting!

Jimmie Dee

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

 

FB Record LP1 (1967 onwards) Instagram Photos

Another new addition to the collection – it’s been a busy month! This time it’s an FB Record LP1. Well, actually two of them. I hedged my bets at a closed auction and won both of them! Continue reading “FB Record LP1 (1967 onwards) Instagram Photos”

FB Record Jumbo “Deluxe” (1983 to c. 1997) Instagram Photos

The FB Record Jumbo “Deluxe”. Manufactured in West Germany from 1983 to circa 1997. Continue reading “FB Record Jumbo “Deluxe” (1983 to c. 1997) Instagram Photos”

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