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Bus Stop
Marilyn Monroe in the film, Bus Stop

As an original champion of bus service Marilyn would certainly be severely disappointed if she could see the shambles of bus service these days.  (1.)

Jan. 2, 2018

In times gone by people could get on a bus and travel across America pursuing their dreams and happiness without fear or worry of suffering violence, kind of like it was in the film, 'Bus Stop', starring Marilyn Monroe.  Not so in today's world of constant violence at transportation centers across America. 
As an original champion of bus service Marilyn would certainly be severely disappointed if she could see the shambles of bus service these days.  Look at all the violent incidents at B.A.R.T. locations.  What really happened at the recent AMTRAK derailment in Washington state?  What's really happened to general public safety in America these days?  Gangs, thugs, and violent religions permeate the scene, don't they?  When it gets to where good old Greyhound Bus Lines is plagued with armed thugs it is enough to make a person stop and give pause to what's going on.

Since integration occurred the single most by-product is violent crime.  Integration is therefore a major cause of violence.  Black and White races do not get along.  It actually looks like Whites are the most race tolerant and Black are the least race tolerant.

 4 shot at Greyhound bus station in Virginia


Bus Stop Thumb Poster    (2.)  Fair Use Clause - no copyright infringement intended

This Editor Nearly Shot In A Greyhound Bus Station

Black Gun Violence

When I saw this article I thought about my own near-death experience in a Greyhound Bus station in St. Louis, Mo..  I had been casually talking to a Black guy on my right when a Black guy stepped up in front of me and stuck what I figure was a gun in a sweater up towards my face.  ????  I didn't understand what was going down and looked to my right at the guy I had been talking to and he got up and said something to the guy like, "It's all sweaty and hot in here, let's go outside", which must have been the code phrase to abort the shooting.  The Black security guard had mysteriously taken a powder and was not in the central waiting room there when it happened.  I figure he was given a signal to leave.

They let me go, probably figuring I was innocuous and harmless.  I gave the guy I had been renting from a month's notice that I was to leave, but he apparently had some connections and did not want me to leave, so he must have somehow ordered this action against me.  He was an elderly smoker and would not comply with my request to not smoke in my room.  When he would come in to visit I figured it was to inspect the place for signs of drugs, weapons and the like. When everyone else, including his Black friends, forgot him on his birthday I was kind enough to take him out in my rental car to Bonanza Steak House and buy him a birthday dinner.  Maybe it's better to save your money and not be so nice to people.  Something was definitely 'going on' back in 2007-2008 in St. Louis.  Read about my pad being close to the hammer attack, etc. at:
Man Killed in Hammer Attack Near This Editor's Former Pad - Not the First Area Street Murder

Do they really need a reason to shoot you if you're White?  Nawwww, maybe they just don't like White people; all the more reason to reintroduce segregation.

If I had not had to bring the stupid rental car back I would not have had to take the stupid bus and it would not have happened.  Don't rent cars that you must return to the original location if it's not convenient.  Lesson; DON'T GO BACK.  When you leave, LEAVE.


4 shot at Greyhound bus station in Virginia


Training Excercise Goes Live

When authorities need to apprehend a dangerous wanted criminal they should simply proceed with the attempt to arrest the suspect instead of holding a training excercise in the vicinity of the suspect.  This editor figures it may be possible that there was a target for arrest in the area of this bus station in Richmond, Va..

This training exercise 'went live' and two people were killed, the state trooper and a so-called gunman.  Also it is reported that bystanders where shot.

So who controls the bus stations here in America?  Gangs?  A religion?  A religion like a gang?  Thinking of all the violence at B.A.R.T. locations, thinking of the recent AMTRAK derailment and what could have caused it, and, considering this editor's own near death experience at a bus station, transportation centers should be considered dangerous places.  We live in days of vengeance where public places are not safe anymore.  If you must go through them it might be best to not spend any more time in such places than necessary.


Don Murray, Marilyn Monroe

Left to right, Don Murray and Marilyn Monroe in 'Bus Stop'.


Greyhound bus crash in Utah kills girl, 13, injures 12 others



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Jan. 10, 2018

Debbie Wasserman Schultz is the first Jewish congresswoman elected from Florida.  She was a national campaign co-chair for Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful 2008 run for president.  She was elected chairperson of the Democratic National Committee (crime party) in May 2011, but resigned after a collection of hacked emails was released that she and other members of the DNC staff showed bias against candidate Bernie Sanders and in favor of Hillary Clinton. She was then reportedly appointed honorary chair of the Clinton campaign's "50 state program"

QAnon also claims Debbie Wasserman Schultz contracted MS-13 gang to kill Seth Rich

According to Tom Heneghan, Infowars and others there is a shocking claim by QAnon that Wasserman Schultz contracted with MS-13 gang members to murder Seth Rich.  Of course the real culprit who would be behind this is Hillary Clinton.  Now you see why so many liberal politicians morbidly try to defend those illegal gang members with their stupid open borders policy - they need to recruit more gang members to go after and hit their political opponents and anyone else they want to kill.  Want to know why so many liberals want to keep these illegals?  They need more killers to get you down.  They need to hire more killers.

Is there anything that Hillary Clinton would not do?  No, especially if it is unethical.  This editor is a firm believer that Hillary Clinton had Vince Foster murdered in addition to those 80 plus men, women and children of Waco, Tx. and others,  and we have been harboring this murderer, Clinton, for decades.  This country should hope that Hillary is prosecuted, never to see the light of day or receive any press again.

Now you see why it is so dangerous to have gang members casually living in your neighborhood.  They could turn on you in a moment's notice and come after you and your family.  Living close to them?  Move.

Now that we have all these Hispanic gangs like MS-13 and other gangs, one can hardly ride the bus safely anymore.  There are literally millions of these criminals wandering around all over the place.  If they murdered someone as important as Seth Rich do you think they would have any qualms about murdering you?


 Janice Zengotita-Torres
Puerto Rican Immigrants Murder Wrong Woman - Too Many Foreigners In U.S. [from shithole countries]

Jan. 13, 2018

3 arrested after Osceola County woman killed in botched murder-for-hire plot, sheriff says

3 arrested in Florida murder-for-hire plot in which wrong woman was killed

Not that murdering anyone is the 'right' person, but some Puerto Rican immigrants who just moved here around Christmas have already been in the murder business, apparently.  They are suspects in a case where they allegedly kidnapped and murdered the wrong woman, Janice Zengotita-Torres, 42, in a murder for hire plot.

After they realized they had the wrong woman they killed her anyway.....just for good measure, perhaps.

There are wanna-be murderers on the loose nearly everywhere in the U.S. nowadays, thanks to open borders and lax immigration policies.  How did these murderous people get in the U.S.?  Just decided to go to U.S. and set up shop.....murder business?

If President Donald Trump made reference to these "shithole countries" he is 100%  correct and accurate and should not be criticized for it.  This murder stuff is normal for people from shithole countries.  If what they export is murder they are, in fact, SHITHOLE COUNTRIES.  The United States should end all immigration for the next 100 years and hold every person within its borders 100% accountable for their actions.

Can't even ride the bus anymore without the danger of being killed.


Bus Stop Trailer

dreamer threatens passengers


Can't even ride the bus anymore without danger of getting killed

Jan. 14, 2018

Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

Another whiny baby 'dreamer' that was reportedly deported 5 times has really pulled a terror stunt.  Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, threatened passengers on a bus from Wisconsin to Illinois and reportedly caused a lot of trouble in general.  Just look at the trouble caused by these illegals!  They should all be chipped and shipped out so they cannot enter the U.S. again.

These whiny baby so called 'dreamers' are all over the place in the U.S. creating big problems for people, creating big problems for law enforcement, endangering the populace.  Move them all out now!

Can't even ride the bus safely anymore because of 'dreamers'.  UGH!


Bus Stop Trailer



 Feb. 4, 2018

Whatever the reason, an AMTRAK passenger train plowed into some parked train cars killing the conductor and engineer and sending over a hundred people to hospitals.  The Silver Star was headed for Miami when the wreck happened in or near Cacye, South Carolina Sunday.  This makes at least three bad wrecks for AMTRAK within two months!



A particular problem of these wrecks and also airliner crashes is the seats coming loose under impact and slamming into whatever is in front of them.  In airliner crashes the people are crushed from G forces under the weight of all those seats.  Here the same principle worked against the passengers.

There seems to be some misunderstanding about whether the parked train cars belonged on the set of tracks that the passenger train was on, so this editor is saying that AMTRAK is now unsafe to ride, whatever the reason for the trainwrecks.  If the train companies cannot get it straight which trains should be on which tracks then forget it, it's over, and trains are no longer safe transportation.  This editor, not an alarmist, can reasonably state that AMTRAK is not safe to ride right now.

Is this the result of corporate downsizing?  Not enough personnel?  Dumb-assed personnel?  Reliance on computers when humans should make judgement calls?

What's happened to public safety in America lately?  Like most good things in the U.S. it is fleeting or gone.  Marilyn would be severely disappointed if she could see things today!


Bus Stop Trailer

dog attacks


Some folks might not want to shoot their neighbor's dog when it attacks at the mailbox, but this dog on the loose thing is a real big problem for people nowadays.  This editor never did like to get jumped on when it's unexpected.  Something about getting jumped by people or dogs when you least expect it seems kind of unfair doesn't it?  It's kind of mean and ornery and may leave you a bit off guard and irritated, but take heart, there are remedies on hand that you should carry with you at all times, especially when you are in open places like the mailbox.

Needless to say, if more than one opponent should attack this editor at one time this editor would have no hesitation to use a weapon on them.  When a beast of any kind should attack it goes the same, use the weapon, because you simply cannot afford to undergo those dreaded rabies shots.

Strange or stray dogs, especially domestic dogs, have no business on your property.  Any neighbor who is so overbearing to fail to control them is unfit as a good neighbor.

When you are on your own property you have the right to defend yourself, especially against animals that may trespass and attack you or your family.  A neighbor's dog here seems to think this editor's driveway belongs to him and he's been constantly nipping at this editor's heels, especially today when he became bolder and came within a few feet barking, growling, and lunging.  He loves to sneak up behind and this dog has tried to bite this editor before.  He literally snaps at your hand, you know.  If you don't withdraw your hand it will result in dogbite.   No fear, however, since dogs are flesh and blood and vulnerable, also.

  1.   Dog Sticker   
  2.     cut nail
  3.    file sharp
  4.     Dremel_point

The stick you use to pick up trash with has a metal point on it so is ideal for repelling animals. (1) It can be cut from 8' to four and a half or five feet for dog spiking.  If you cannot buy one you can make one from a 6' or 8' x 2"x 2" piece of lumber (actually it is 1 & 1/2" x 1 & 1/2" square) by driving a large nail, about a 16d, into the end of it, leaving about half of it sticking out, and (2)hacksawing the nailhead off or shearing it off with pliers.  Make sure the 2"x 2" doesn't have any big knots in it which could cause it to break.  (3)Take a sharp file to the remaining blunt nail shaft and sharpen it back up to where it is plenty sharp and you have a genuine trash picker upper.  If the nail tends to split the board you could drill a smaller pilot hole in the board first, about a 1/16" to 3/32" drill bit, and even apply some epoxy in the hole before driving the nail in.  Alternatively you can drill a pilot hole, install a large woodscrew in the hole and hacksaw off the head and grind it with a (4)Dremel rotary tool or sharp file to sharpen it.

You can also use a 2"x 4" or a sturdy mop handle or shovel handle or broom handle if necessary.  It's nice to build it the suggested way, sanding it and possibly applying some sealer to seal against any splinters.  Then you can paint it or varnish it.  You can round the handle end a bit, cutting some of the corners down and sanding it.

If you have to you can hold a dog at a good distance using the spike stick and thrusting it at the offending dog if necessary.  Just keep the stick between you and the dog and pointed at the animal at all times.  If the spike is too long it may seriously damage or kill the animal.  Oh well.

Warning: trash picker uppers may not be allowed in your area according to local ordinances, so check your ordinances before making it.  In that case perhaps the best you can do is just use the stick as a club and go 'golfing' with it.  Imagine; a two dollar piece of wood could save your life!

Dogs on the loose have become a serious problem in many areas of the U.S..  One man out for a jog was mauled to death by two large Cane Corsos and reportedly said something to those who came to help him like, "please help me, I don't want to die".  Of course by that time it was too late as he had been severely injured and died anyway.  He had previously beat cancer, but all for nothing.  Dogs from the same property had reportedly bitten people several times before.  Dogs are a serious problem and can be absolutely lethal.  Wouldn't it feel stupid to be cornered by a bunch of mean dogs and get mauled to death?!





gun humor

Girl no. 1, "if the cops find that gun in your purse you're liable to get arrested", Girl no. 2, "yeah, but if some asshole catches us without it we're liable to get dead!"

YouTube Shooting

Once Again The Law Enforcement Spin Is Deceptive - YouTube Shooter

April 3, 2018

On Tuesday April 3, 2018 a woman reportedly entered YouTube's campus at San Bruno, California and opened fire.  Law enforcement authorities have attributed the YouTube shooting to a domestic dispute.

Whether or not there was any domestic issue involved in the recent YouTube shooting it is plain to see that the real issue which law enforcement is sidestepping is freedom of speech or YouTube's blocking of freedom of speech by censoring her content on YouTube channels.

This woman, Nasim Aghdam, who allegedly did the shooting was apparently distraught and went ballistic over having her content censored.

So she is right to say there is no free speech in the real world, but actually it appears there is at least some free speech.  This editor thinks she meant that for people who are targeted there is not free speech.  Reading her statements, it does look like she suffered discrimination at the hands of YouTube.  Some of the stuff which they censored appears groundless for censoring, like the exercise video.  In fact YouTube has lately been called JewTube and has reportedly deleted quite a few accounts and lots of content.

Here is one where the censors sit up there ruling and judging and don't necessarily think they will be called on it.  This woman called their hand!  I wonder how many more are going to get a gutfull of JewTube's discriminatory  practices and go ballistic.

By not addressing this woman's main complaint law enforcement authorities are seeking to cover up the freedom of speech issue and making the problem worse for everyone.  But they have a habit of it - move along folks, nothing to see here.


YouTube shooter identified as left-wing Farsi-speaking VEGAN named Nasim Aghdam; ranted against YouTube for censorship, demonetization

Suspect in YouTube Shooting Posted Rants About the Company Online
Blasted YouTube saying, ‘There is not equal growth opportunity on You Tube’

Dog Attacks

Dog Attacks - Shoot Them In Their Brown Noses!

April 5, 2018

Don't be surprised if you see more stray dogs showing up.  Considering the deaths and attacks from dogs recently this editor thought it a good idea to tell you where to shoot the dog if attacked.  If you are bitten or have reason to believe a dog or animal is going to bite you shoot for the nose.  If the dog is close enough to bite or has bitten you it is close enough to stick the muzzle of the gun up to the nose and blast away.

You have to consider the deaths which are happening around the country due to dog bite and dog maulings.  If a dog or dogs are biting you there is no guarantee they will not kill you if they continue the attack.  You have to do something immediately to stop the attack and by this time should have a gun or CO2 pistol in one hand, the safety off.  Blast away and don't feel sorry for the dog because the owner wasn't supposed to let it bite you.  A dog, especially a large dog can close on you instantly and take large chunks of your flesh away in seconds, causing a lot of bleeding!  It can happen in an instant.

If the Umarex XBG CO2 powered pistol really does weigh only .7 of a pound it is ideal for carrying being so light weight.  It shoots at up to 410 feet per second and has a 19 shot drop down magazine for easy reloading. Get at least one spare magazine. Before going on your jog or walk it might be a good idea to pop off a round or two to see that it is feeding and operating correctly.  It's a power miser, getting up to 130 shots with one CO2 cartridge.  Just flick it off safety and pull the trigger double action up to 19 shots.  See the power test on steel cans here.

At this time Amazon has it for less than $25.oo, a real good bargain.  This editor went to a store to get one recently and they were sold out of them!  Don't get caught out in the open empty handed!  There are wild people out there, too!


An older couple was mauled to death by a pack of 16 dogs that had been left at a property in Georgia.  Sherry Schweder,  65-year-old animal lover was taking an evening stroll when she was attacked by a dog pack.  Her husband Lothar, a retired professor went out in search for her and he, too, was mauled to death by the dogs.  Just this little $25.oo pistol applied judiciously to a few dog noses probably would have saved their lives if they'd had one.  Dogs don't like the crack of the pistol when it stings with BBs.

Ga. Couple Mauled to Death by Wild Dog Pack
Woman, 56, is mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in her driveway in California

Dog Attack Stopped By Armed Bystander

Man Left with Serious Injuries After Possible Pit Bull Attack

Note: The Umarex XBG must have been on sale and has now increased in price just since this writing.  Perhaps sales are brisk.



Incompetent Illegals

The Real Cost Of Illegals - Flight 592 May 1996 Crash May Have Been Sabotage

April 6, 2018

It was a particularly gruesome crash on May 11, 1996, one that stuck in my mind for good,  an airliner that turned nose down and crashed into the Florida everglades.  That's right, all those people aboard died in all the mud and water as the plane disappeared under the earth.  Oxygen bottles in the cargo hold were said to have caused a fire and crash.

The FBI’s Miami Field Office is trying to locate Mauro Ociel Valenzuela-Reyes, an airline mechanic who may be linked to the airline crash that killed 110 people.  The mechanic was criminally charged in the crash of ValuJet Flight 592 and reportedly faces additional federal charges for fleeing and failure to appear at his trial.

Authorities think he might be using a fraudulent identity so he might be an illegal, someone who wasn't supposed to be in the U.S..  Count the real cost of someone who may have been an illegal who may or may not have sabotaged the airliner causing all those deaths.

The next time you ride an airliner, ask yourself if you want a possible illegal working on it!  Illegals have various allegiances, but not necessarily to the U.S. so don't expect them to care about you, the U.S. citizen, or your welfare.  This may have been an act of terrorism.  You really want those illegals in the U.S.?  This editor's elderly Aunt once hired an illegal to put shingles on a house and he put them all on wrong!  He nailed them at the top instead of the center causing the entire roof to have to be replaced.  Illegals are incompetent.  When they don't know what to do or how to do it they fake it.  You really want them working on your airliner when it's you taking the ride?!  If they are in the U.S. they could end up working on your airliner.

The U.S. has changed from a progressive country into a backward nation because of stooping to coddle illegal immigrants.  Who was it that said, "The poor you have with you always".

FBI seeks mechanic linked to ValuJet crash that killed 110 in 1996


Kitty Genovese Murder

Could A CO2 Pistol Have Saved Kitty Genovese?  CO2 Pistol Vs. Knife

April 13, 2018

CO2 Pistols and Rifles

CO2 pistols and rifles and carbines are powered by a gas cartridge of CO2 which is installed in the stock or handle.  The gas is released by a special valve when the trigger is pulled, propelling the BB or pellet forward down the barrel.  Some CO2 guns like the Umarex XBG can sometimes get 130 shots or more from one CO2 cartridge before the gas is expended and a fresh CO2 cartridge needs to be inserted.  Modern CO2 pistols, for example, can shoot 15 to 20 shots without stopping, using a magazine of spring fed BBs.  BBs are .177 caliber round steel or lead projectiles.  Spare clips of BBs or pellets can make for instant reloading and continued firing.

Murder of Kitty Genovese

This editor got to thinking about this gruesome murder and wondered if Kitty Genovese had blasted her crazed Negro attacker, Moseley, in the face, throat, and eyes with a CO2 pistol, would it have saved her from the attack.  This editor came up with yes, but it would depend on the shooter being able to place the BBs right.  The articles say Kitty was running from Moseley when first stabbed, so if she had whirled and fired those 400 feet per second BBs at Moseley's face, eyes and throat it would have at least distracted him while she fled, putting some distance between them.  Let's face it - without a weapon a woman that small is rather helpless against a man.

If Moseley had started to close again she could have opened fire again at his face, but after the first volley would he have wanted a face full of high velocity BBs again?  This editor doesn't think so.  Any projectile which will drill right through at least one side of a steel soup or bean can is going to hurt an awful lot, so he wouldn't have been so enthusiastic about approaching her in that case.

Shooting Test At Steel Cans

Target cans were tested with a magnet to ensure they were made with some iron or steel in them, and not just aluminum.

Using a fresh CO2 cartridge, testing the Umarex XBG CO2 pistol rated at 410 feet per second velocity, at point blank range on a steel soup can, this editor found that the steel BBs went through both sides of the can, that is penetrated both sides and exited!   After the first magazine is shot the power drops off a bit and the BBs penetrated the front side and heavily dented and tore the backside and did not exit through.  Still that is remarkable power.  Even BBs traveling 150 fps are going to hurt and sting, but 400 + fps BBs are very destructive, enough to blind someone at close range if shot in the eye.  At least it would cause a lot of pain when the BBs hit those sensitive areas, throat, eyes, etc..

As you can clearly see the steel can shows exit holes where the BBs shot from the CO2 pistols went through the front of the can and tore through the back exiting completely.  These cans were tested with magnets to ensure they were steel and not just aluminum which is much softer.

This represents fairly destructive power from the little CO2 guns which are definitely not toys.  They do offer a degree of protection, but not from actual firearms.

Only a very determined attacker would continue to attack someone firing at them, but by that time the would-be victim should be able to flee or at least reposition, possibly grabbing more weapons for defense.  The attacker, by now, is liable to have a very painful perforated throat!

An attacker who is shot with a CO2 gun is now identifiable to law enforcement for apprehension whether the victim is dead or not, so mark him up while you can!


Conclusion:  it's a good idea to have a weapon to defend yourself with and a CO2 pistol is a formidable weapon against a knife.  Such a pistol can still hurt someone out at 25-30 yards or more!  A CO2 pistol could have saved the life of Kitty Genovese and could possibly save your life.  Imagine, a little boxy, short $25.oo gun weighing seven tenths of a pound could save your life!  This editor's position is; if he's gonna stab you start blasting anyway, and move around or flee - who knows, you may win.

Be careful when shooting and always wear safety shooting glasses.  CO2 GUNS ARE NOT TOYS!

Note: The Umarex XBG must have been on sale and has now increased in price just since this writing.  Perhaps sales are brisk.


CO2 Pistols  Makarov  Umarex XBG  Bear River BR45  Self Defense

3 INEXPENSIVE CO2 PISTOLS FOR YOU - Umarex XBG, Bear River BR45, Makarov, - IN .177 CALIBER


CO2 pistols are great for preventing dogbite.  Dogs don't like the crack of a pistol when it stings with BBs.  Possibly snakes can be discouraged also with the BB pistol as well as wild people with knives.  It pays to have something to defend yourself with, even lower powered like a BB gun, with you when you step outside.  One woman stepped out into her driveway and was mauled to death by dogs.

Woman, 56, is mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in her driveway in California

If she had had just a BB gun to blast at the noses of these dogs she might have survived long enough to get back inside her home.  The same thing applies to the case of the elderly couple who were mauled to death by dogs in Georgia..

Ga. Couple Mauled to Death by Wild Dog Pack

The jogger in Michigan who was killed by two large Cane Corso dogs could have easily repelled them by shooting close up at the dogs' faces and noses.


Persons shot with BB guns don't usually die, but a lot of pain and injury can be inflicted with CO2 guns, so the guns are at least some form of defense.  Anyone blasted in the throat at close range is going to need surgery or have to swallow the BBs, or breathe them down their windpipes!  Anyone hit in the eye or eyes is liable to lose an eye or eyes.  Just because a BB shot from a CO2 pistol won't necessarily knock a person down doesn't mean they cannot inflict a lot of injury.  Be careful with CO2 guns - they are fun but are not toys.  The CO2 powered guns below are for persons 16 years of age or older.  Always wear eye protection, safety glasses when shooting BB guns or any gun.

There are some high priced CO2 pistols out there, but not everyone can afford them.  Here are three inexpensive CO2 pistols for your consideration.  They range in price from about thirty dollars to sixty dollars.  As this editor had predicted the price on several guns went up recently so airguns must be in demand.  Please adjust your screen display to 80%-90% brightness to view photos.

Umarex XBG - Lightweight and compact, 6 & 3/4 inches in length - Price about $29.99 & free shipping on Amazon.com
Umarex XBG  XBG right side
XBG_co2    XBG_sights

Weighing in at about .7 of a pound this pistol is highly desirable to carry around and stick in a purse or pocket.  It features:

1. Stick magazine is metal with button release behind trigger guard on left side holds up to 19 BBs.  Carry spares which are quickly reloaded by dropping the empty mag out and simply inserting the fresh one.  Clips are same as Bear River BR45, so they are interchangeable between guns.
2. Positive safety on the right hand side just above the trigger.
3. Beavertail grip to enhance aiming and steady hold.
4. White front sight is easy to pick up when aiming.
5. Weight .7 of a pound
6. Advertised velocity - 410 feet per second.  This is with a fresh CO2 cartridge.  Expect velocity to fall off some as you shoot.
7. Picatinny rail for attaching accessories such as laser sights, etc..
8. Double action firing mode only.  You must pull the trigger all the way through to fire it, a very safe pistol to operate.
9. Smoothbore barrel so it fires steel BBs.
10. Operates on one 12g CO2 cartridge.  Fairly quiet, not as loud as the Makarov when fired.  The Makarov is fairly loud.
11. Is said to be a CO2 power miser.  Some people report getting well over a hundred shots with one CO2 cartridge.

Bear River BR45 - Price - On 5/1/2018 WalMart priced it at $24.82.  Otherwise $29.99 - $34.99

Bear River BR45   BR45 right side
bear_river_co2  bear_river_sights

With a large beavertail style grip and white front and rear sights this pistol is easy to hold and line up and aim with, and, it feels good in the hand, is very comfortable to grip.  The hammer is non-functional and is molded into the gun for looks.  Perhaps it could be used as a lanyard to fasten to the wrist with.  This gun features:

1. Stick magazine is metal with button release behind trigger guard on left side holds up to 20 BBs.  Carry spares which are quickly reloaded by dropping the empty mag out and simply inserting the fresh one.  Clips are same as Umarex XBG, so they are interchangeable between guns.
2. Positive safety on the right hand side just above the trigger.
3. Beavertail grip to enhance aiming and steady hold.
4. White front sight and white outlined rear sight is easy to pick up when aiming.
5. Weight - Was told it is 1.86 pounds, but it is more like maybe less than a pound or up to a pound, fairly light weight.
6. Advertised velocity - 410 feet per second.  This is with a fresh CO2 cartridge.  Expect velocity to fall off some as you shoot.
7. Picatinny rail for attaching accessories such as laser sights, etc..
8. Double action firing mode only.  You must pull the trigger all the way through to fire it, a very safe pistol to operate.
9. Smoothbore barrel so it fires steel BBs.
10. Operates on one 12g CO2 cartridge.  Fairly quiet, not as loud as the Makarov when fired.  The Makarov is fairly loud.

Umarex Makarov - All Metal, working slide, single or double action firing, compact, dependable

Here is a real gem of a pistol copied after the famous Soviet Makarov pistol which has a real metal moveable slide and working hammer.  This model is non-blowback, meaning the slide does not automatically go backwords and cock the pistol for successive shots.  This is okay since you generally lose feet per second velocity if the CO2 cartridge has to operate the slide.  It's a tradeoff.  I would much prefer to have the extra velocity and longer lasting CO2 cartridge without the blowback feature. You must pull the trigger double action to fire it or cock it and fire it, or work the slide back, as in picture 5, to cock it to fire it. There are at least three kinds of models of this pistol so don't get them confused and end up buying the one you don't want.  There is a mostly plastic cheaper one with non-functioning hammer and slide, then there's this one, priced in the middle, which has working slide and hammer and is non-blowback, then there is the full blowback model which is most expensive which has the blowback feature for added realism.

The single action cocking is a most desirable feature which enables the shooter to squeeze off a round with less trigger travel than double action firing, so is usually a very accurate method of firing for those very deliberate shots when there is time to aim.  For quicker firing the double action method can be used and I must say, this pistol has one of the crispest double actions of all.  The cheaper pistols listed above are long, hard trigger pulls and do not compare with the Makarov which has superior trigger pull.  You get what you pay for although the velocity rating is a bit less than the pistols above at 380-387 feet per second advertised velocity.  That's still pretty close to 400 feet per second which I consider the minimum power for shooting dogs with, if necessary.  In single action cocking the hammer is a bit hard or stiff to cock if the magazine is fully loaded, but it eases up as you get down to about 12 rounds or so.  Cocking feels fairly normal when 10-12 BBs are in the magazine.

Personally, I am done with long hard double-action-only pistols and will pay more for models with the single action, as well as double action capability.  Maybe a revolver or two would be better than buying more long hard double action pistols, but those double action cheaper pistols serve the purpose inexpensively.

This pistol is professionally designed like the real Makarov with the safety where it should be, under the thumb on the left side.

The grip slides back as in pictures 3 and 4, for inserting a CO2 cartridge and as in the guns above the handle on the CO2 tightener just below the grip automatically flips up and out of the way.

The stick magazine is inserted in the grip handle, picture 8.  The release catch is at the base of the grip just ahead of the magazine. It holds 18 rounds according to the manual and the gun is powered by one 12 g CO2 cartridge.

Sights are fairly minimal, picture 6, however there is a sight rib down the length of the slide which aids in sighting.

The Makarov has a takedown feature much like the original one when the trigger guard is pulled down.  The slide can then be removed for cleaning or inspection, etc., picture 9.  The slide release is fixed and non-functioning.

I've put quite a few rounds through my Makarov CO2 pistol and not had any problems.  I can leave it fully charged and come back days or weeks later and find the CO2 gas still there, ready to fire, although I think the manual suggests to remove the CO2 cartridge after use.  The Makarov comes in a colorful attractive presentation case with the words "FULL METAL quality", and, "380 fps VELOCITY" on the front cover, pictures 10 & 11, which makes it a cut above regular cheaper air pistols.  Some history on the weapon is provided, making it a bit of a collector's piece which really feels good in the hand.  The above two pistols generally come in blister packs, but that is good too, because it prevents tampering.

A compact little pistol with single or double action firing patterned after the original Makarov and shoots almost as hard as the above pistols.  Very nice and very loud - in fact it reminds me of shooting a .22 pistol.

The dog that charged me the other day turned a somersault when I shot him with this pistol.  It must have struck him in a nerve, but it apparently didn't do him serious harm.  He ran back about 5-10 feet and continued barking.  To hell with the dogs that attack people.  Human beings should not have to suffer ANY DOGBITE.  Why wait for the dog(s) to bite you?  The first dog that steps up and lunges and barks or growls is going to get shot, and that's the bottom line!

All in all a marvelous litte pistol which is currently featured on Amazon.com priced at $59.99 and free shipping.  Follow the link or put "Makarov .177 Caliber Steel BB" in the Amazon search engine. 

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CO2 Gun Shooting Accessories

Suggestion - put a drop of Pellgunoil on the tip of the CO2 cartridge where it is pierced, at the top of it.  It seals better.
Crosman CO2 Cartridges
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Daisy and Crosman BBs pictured beside Pellgunoil
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