identify new Air pistol

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grewy
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identify new Air pistol

Post by grewy » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:53 am

Is there any way to identify if air pistol is new or used?

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Re: identify new Air pistol

Post by Gunner_dh » Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:59 pm

Hi Grewy,

I guess multiple aspects will be involved however 1 thing can surely observed the block where the hinge is located multiple scratches and decoration of the enamel in circular motion for a used air pistol.
Hope it helps you identify your requirement.

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Re: identify new Air pistol

Post by Juaristi » Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:59 pm

Unless a seller is trying to confuse a buyer , it may not matter .
If someone is selling an item as 'new' and it is not then yes there are some concerns .
However it may be better to ask if the item has been looked after by its previous owner .
Scratches , dents and grinding noise when it is operated will indicate hard use .
Sometimes however buying used/pre-owned is better than new - if the owner has looked after the item and used it with care .
This is because factory made items need to be run-in just like a car engine before best performance is achieved.
Depending on the air pistol system - spring or Co2 etc , certainly spring airguns benefit from much use before they show their real potential .

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