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) Instagram Photos”
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”