A special case for a special air pistol! Considering the cost of these air pistols, you would expect Weihrauch to supply them with a custom foam-lined case. Instead, they are shipped in a cardboard box. Luckily, the owner of this air pistol stumbled across the custom foam-lined cases on this website and requested one for this air pistol.Continue reading “Weihrauch HW44 Air Pistol Case”
Last week, I acquired another, yes, a fourth HW45 air pistol. “Four!” you say? Yeah, I must be a magnet for them. I’ll go into my reasons in another post. Anyway, whilst I had all four together I checked them over for variations and chronographed each of them to see how they compared.
Immediately I noticed that each trigger was configured differently. Probably as they were all pre-owned pistols, each owner had fiddled with the trigger adjustments. Well, those tiny grub screws in the trigger blade are very tempting.Continue reading “Weihrauch HW45 – Trigger Adjustment”
A new pistol for the collection! An early variant c.1988 Weihrauch HW45. This is a .22 calibre model which on the early models had a single cocking position providing full power. The .177 model had a half-power as well as a full power setting.Continue reading “Weihrauch HW45 (Early Variant c. 1988)”
Making custom fit cases is just one of the many things that I enjoy doing. I find it immensely rewarding to see the finished product with shapes cut out to perfectly fit the form of each part that needs to be carefully stored. I started making custom foam-lined cases in the winter of 2008 when I decided to make a custom flight case, well two, for my telescope, accessories and mount. Astronomy is a whole other hobby that I must one day rekindle but for now, I know that the telescope is safe a secure in its case.Continue reading “Weihrauch HW45 Custom Pistol Case”