FAQ’s

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Q:. Are air rifles loud?
A:. Yes, air rifles can be loud. When used with non-lead pellets like the PBA Raptor or Platinum ammunition you will be breaking the sound barrier, resulting in a loud crack.
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Q:. How do I mount the scope on my Gamo rifle?
A:. Please see below video:

Q:. Can extra magazine clips be purchased for the GAMO PT-80 handgun?
A:. Please call consumer services at 479-636-1200 for availability.

Q:. Can I get a particular part for my GAMO handgun?
A:. Please refer to our website or call 479-636-1200.

Q:. Can I modify my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER modify your handgun. It could be dangerous.

Q:. Can I modify my rifle?
A:. No. NEVER modify your rifle. It could be dangerous and would void your warranty. Please refer to the manual, which states: “This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, unauthorized repair or modification of any kind”.

Q:. Can I modify my rifle?
A:. No. NEVER modify your rifle. It could be dangerous.

Q:. Can I put lubricating oil in the barrel of my Gamo handgun?
A:. No. Never put any oil inside the barrel or the chamber.

Q:. Can I put lubricating oil in the barrel?
A:. No. Never put any oil inside the barrel or the chamber. The resulting combustion could be dangerous and cause irreparable damage to your rifle.

Q:. Can I remove the CO2 cylinder if it is not completely empty?
A:.  Yes, you can. It is recommended that if you do not use one CO2 cylinder in one day, to remove it from your air pistol. You may lose the remainder of the CO2 inside of the cylinder, but you will also preserve the life of your air pistol’s CO2 seal.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet that was lodged in my rifle?
A:. No. You may not use any pellet that was lodged in your rifle. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet/bb that was lodged in my handgun?
A:. No. You may not use any pellet or bb that was lodged in your handgun. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I store my handgun in a cocked position?
A:. You should NEVER store your Gamo handgun in the cocked position. Airguns are not toys. After each use and before putting the handgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I store my handgun loaded?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any handgun loaded. Handguns are not toys. After use and before putting your handgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets or bb’s in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I store my handgun with a CO2 cartridge?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any handgun with a CO2 cartridge. Handguns are not toys. After use and before putting your handgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets or bb’s in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use. This can also ruin the handgun’s CO2 seal.

Q:. Can I store my rifle in the cocked position?
A:. You should NEVER store your Gamo air gun in the cocked position. Airguns are not toys. After use and before putting the airgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber. Airguns should be stored in a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I store my rifle loaded?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any air gun loaded. Airguns are not toys. After use and before putting your airgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber. Airguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I store the Multishot with the magazine inside?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any air gun loaded. Airguns are not toys. After use and before putting your airgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber and the multishot magazine is taken out. Airguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I take my handgun apart and try to repair it myself?
A:. No. NEVER take your handgun apart. It could be dangerous. Please contact us at 479-636-122 to get a return authorization and further instructions for sending your handgun into us for repair or replacement. Be sure the air gun is unloaded and remove any accessories that did not originally come with the handgun.

Q:. Can I take my rifle apart and try to repair it myself?
A:. No. NEVER take your rifle apart. It could be dangerous. For repairs, check your manual or call 479-636-1200.

Q:. Can I travel to different states with my airgun?
A:. Always check with local law enforcement officials regarding local laws when removing your air rifle from your home.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your handgun. Always use the caliber stamped on your handgun.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my rifle?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your rifle. Always use the caliber stamped on your rifle.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my GAMO air rifle in any direction?
A:. No. The pellets should be placed in your GAMO air rifle with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my Gamo handgun in any direction?
A:. No. Pellets should be placed in your Gamo handgun with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can the butt pad be removed from my rifle for better fit without voiding the warranty?
A:. No. The butt pad should not be removed from your rifle, as this would void the warranty for the stock.

Q:. Can the pistol be loaded while adjusting the sight or any other part of my handgun?
A:. No. Make sure the handgun is not loaded before making any adjustments.

Q:. Can the rifle be loaded while adjusting sights, the trigger or any other part?
A:. No. Make sure the air gun is not loaded before adjusting any part.

Q:. Do I have to pass a cleaning rod through the bore of my GAMO handgun before using it?
A:. Yes. It is recommended that you pass a cleaning rod through the bore to make sure it is free of obstructions before loading or firing your handgun.

Q:. Do I have to pass a cleaning rod through the bore of my rifle before using it?
A:. Yes. It is recommended that you pass a cleaning rod through the bore to make sure it is free of obstructions before loading or firing your air gun.

Q:. Do the bull’s-eye target sheet fit any pellet trap?
A:. No. The bull’s-eye target sheet fits only the pellet traps measuring 5″ x 5″.

Q:. Do the GAMO handguns have a manual safety?
A:. Yes. All GAMO handguns, with the exception of the Compact model, are furnished with a manual safety, which blocks the pistol from firing.

Q:. Do you sell slings for your rifles?
A:. Yes. Please visit the accessories portion of the webpage or call 479-636-1200 to order.

Q:. Does GAMO offer upgrades on handguns or sell handguns direct to the consumer?
A:. GAMO does not offer upgrades on our handguns at all, but we do sell our products directly to the consumer.

Q:. Does GAMO sell Airguns direct to the consumer?
A:. Yes.

Q:. How do I get an obstruction out of my GAMO handgun barrel?
A:. Make sure that the safety is “on” and the CO2 cartridge has been removed prior to cleaning an obstruction. Open the barrel down and insert a cleaning rod of the appropriate caliber for your handgun into the opening of the barrel. Push the rod through the barrel with the brush attachment of the cleaning rod to remove any lead particles that may be adhered to the rifling. Refer to the manual.

Q:. How do I get an obstruction out of my GAMO P-23 or Auto 45 pistol magazine?
A:. Make sure that the safety is “on” and the CO2 cartridge has been removed prior to cleaning an obstruction. Slide the red lever of the magazine feeder pin back until it catches in the slot. If possible, shake the obstruction free of the magazine. If this does not clear the magazine, insert a large needle or similar object in the longitudinal groove to push the obstruction out. Refer to the manual.

Q:. How do I make sure my rifle is completely empty?
A:. To make sure your rifle is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How do I make sure that my handgun in completely empty?
A:. To make sure your handgun is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How do I release the safety catch from the Gamo rifles?
A:. The safety catch is located in front of the trigger. The safety is on when the lever is in the rear position. To release the trigger, move the lever to the forward position away from the trigger. Please refer to the manual.

Q:. How do I unload my Multishot?
A:. To unload your Multishot, make sure you remove the pellet in the breech and all pellets from the magazine. Manually move the steel bar up and down, and with a pin or cleaning rod, push each pellet out to ensure that magazine is completely empty. You may also refer to the manual.

Q:. How long is the turnaround time for repairs?
A:. Turn around time for repairs vary between 4-6 weeks.

Q:. If I live in Canada, how do I go about getting my handgun repaired?
A:. Please contact BLUE DOG 3PL at 844-808-2583.

Q:. If I live in Canada, how do I go about getting my rifle repaired?
A:. Please contact BLUE DOG 3PL at 844-808-2583.

Q:. If I take my rifle apart will it still be under warranty?
A:. No. NEVER take your rifle apart. It could be dangerous and would void your warranty. Please refer to the manual, which states: “This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, unauthorized repair or modification of any kind”.

Q:. Is an airgun considered a firearm?
A:. In some jurisdictions it may be considered a firearm. Consult your local law enforcement agency.

Q:. Is the safety on my handgun childproof?
A:. No. NEVER rely on any mechanical safety mechanism. Always point the gun in a safe direction.

Q:. Is the safety on my rifle childproof?
A:. No. NEVER rely on any mechanical safety mechanism. Always point the gun in a safe direction.

Q:. Is there a front sight attachment for the jacketed bull barrel or the fluted polymer barrel?
A:. There is not a sight attachment for the jacketed bull barrel or the polymer barrel at this time.

Q:. Should I always clean my handgun before storing?
A:. Yes. It is recommended to clean and lubricate the external metal parts to avoid corrosion.

Q:. Should I clean my handgun after each use?
A:. Yes. You should never store your handgun unless it has been cleaned.

Q:. Should I use hearing and eye protection when firing my air gun?
A:. Yes. It is recommended to always use eye and ear protection when firing your gun.

Q:. Should I use hearing and eye protection when firing my air rifle?
A:. Yes. It is recommended to always use eye and ear protection when firing your air rifle.

Q:. What can I do if I get rust in the barrel?
A:. With proper lubrication, rust in the barrel should not occur. Please call 479-636-1200 for assistance. Also note that our warranty states that damage caused by abuse is not included.

Q:. What do I do if I need to remove an obstruction that has lodged inside the barrel of my rifle?
A:. First, make sure the safety in “ON” and barrel is pointing in a safe direction. NEVER attempt to clear stuck ammunition by firing an additional pellet through the gun. Break the barrel down the same as in loading, insert a cleaning rod of the appropriate caliber for your rifle into the opening of the barrel. Push the rod through the barrel until the pellet is free. When you are finished, clean the barrel with a brush attachment of the cleaning rod to remove any lead particles that may be adhered to the rifling.

Q:. What does the automatic cocking safety system mean?
A:. When cocking your rifle, the automatic cocking safety system prevents the trigger from accidentally firing the rifle should the trigger be pulled or moved.

Q:. Where can I get a manual for my GAMO handgun?
A:. You may print a copy of any manual from our website at www.gamousa.com or if you are having difficulties printing, contact GAMO USA at 479-636-1200 or email us with the model and your address.

Q:. Where can I get a manual for my GAMO rifle?
A:. You may print a copy of any manual from our website at www.gamousa.com or if you are having difficulties printing, contact GAMO USA at 479-636-1200 or email us with the model and your address.

Q:. Where can I purchase GAMO products and accessories?
A:. Please refer to the webpage or call 479-636-1200.

Q:. Where do I return products for repair or replacement under warranty?
A:. Be sure the air gun is unloaded and remove any accessories that did not originally come with the air gun. To return a GAMO product for repair or replacement under warranty, please make sure to include a note stating the problem you are having with your product, name, phone number, return address, and a check or money order for the cost of $15.00 for return shipping cost, as per your warranty to:
Gamo USA Service Department
1700 North 2nd Street
Rogers, AR
72756
or call Costumer Services 479-636-1200. The turn-around time for repairs vary between 4-6 weeks. Please return the product via UPS, FedEx or similar courier services.

Q:. Where do I return products for repair or replacement out of warranty?
A:. Be sure the air gun is unloaded and remove any accessories that did not originally come with the air gun. To return a GAMO product for repair or replacement out of warranty, please make sure to include a note stating the problem you are having with your product, name, phone number, and return address. For air pistols, send a check or money order for the out of warranty cost of $34.95. For air rifles, send a check or money order for the out of warranty cost of $54.95. Send to:
Gamo USA Service Department
1700 North 2nd Street
Rogers, AR
72756
or call Costumer Services 479-636-1200. The turn-around time for repairs vary between 4-6 weeks. Please return the product via UPS, FedEx or similar courier services. No return authorization is required. For further questions please call 479-636-1200. Use UPS, FedEx or similar courier services.

Q:. Can all scopes work on a Spring air rifle?
A:. NO, be SURE to get a scope that is rated for use on air guns. Many expensive center fire scopes can be damaged on a spring powered air gun!

Q:. Can you use bb’s in Gamo air rifles?
A:. No. GAMO air rifles are designed to accept pellets only.

Q:. Can I put lubricating oil in the barrel?
A:. No. Never put any oil inside the barrel or the chamber. The resulting combustion could be dangerous and cause irreparable damage to your rifle.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet that was lodged in my rifle?
A:. No. You may not use any pellet that was lodged in your rifle. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I store my rifle in the cocked position?
A:. You should NEVER store your Gamo air gun in the cocked position. Airguns are not toys. After use and before putting the airgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber. Airguns should be stored in a manner to protect against unauthorized usage.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my rifle?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your rifle. Always use the caliber stamped on your rifle.

Q:. Can I use gun solvents and gun oils to clean my Gamo air rifle?
A:. NO! The seals can be damaged by the solvents and even by many solvents. Use only air gun rated oils for the care of your air rifle.

Q:. Can I use Raptor ammunition in my pistol?
A:. NO, Raptor is made to be tight fitting in the barrel. Many pistols do not have the force to propel the pellet out of the pistol.

Q:. Can multiple pellets be loaded in Gamo rifles?
A:. No. NEVER try to insert multiple pellets in the barrel of any GAMO rifle, as this can be dangerous and cause malfunctions in your rifle.

Q:. Can my GAMO rifle’s rear sight be adjusted for windage and elevation?
A:. If your GAMO air rifle has an open rear sight, it is adjustable for windage and elevation. The rear sight is a notch and the front sight is a post. To make the adjustments, see the diagram in your manual.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my GAMO air rifle in any direction?
A:. No. Pellets should be placed in your GAMO air rifle with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can the barrel be damaged by pulling the trigger when the barrel is in the down position?
A:. YES, this can cause the barrel to snap back into the receiver causing possible damage to the barrel, power plant and even to serious bodily damage.

Q:. Can the GAMO rifles be dry fired?
A:. No, spring piston air rifles should not be dry fired. Gamo engineers have done extensive testing to determine the damage caused by dry firing and as a result have increased the strength and durability in the power plant to better handle harsh punishment. Dry firing can still damage the system and is not recommended.

Q:. Can the Viper Express shot shell be reloaded?
A:. No, the shell is not reloadable at this time..

Q:. Can you adjust the trigger pull on the rifles?
A:. No. You cannot adjust the trigger pull on the rifles. However, you may adjust for second stage trigger length on some.

Q:. Can you purchase a rifle without a scope as I already have one?
A:. Our rifles are pre-packaged and are sold as listed in the catalog or on the webpage.

Q:. Can you use a scope stop on the Delta?
A:. Yes. You may use a scope stop on a Delta.

Q:. Can you use bb’s in Gamo air rifles?
A:. No. GAMO air rifles are designed to accept Gamo pellets or any other quality pellet.

Q:. Can you use other brands of pellets in Gamo rifles?
A:. Yes. Other brands of pellets can be used in the GAMO rifles, but we recommend Gamo pellets for best performance.

Q:. Do all rifles come with scope stops?
A:. No, many of the 1pc and 2 pcs rings now supplied with the Gamo rifles have a set screw built into the ring. This now takes the place of the scope stop.

Q:. Do Gamo rifles have recoil?
A:. Yes. All GAMO rifles have recoil. The recoil depends on the spring force.

Q:. Do I have to pass a cleaning rod through the bore of my rifle before using it?
A:. Yes. It is recommended that you pass a cleaning rod through the bore to make sure it is free of obstructions before loading or firing your air gun.

Q:. Does Gamo have any barrels with smooth bore?
A:. Several special models have been made with smooth bore barrels; however, those models have been discontinued and we do not make any smooth bore air rifles at this time.

Q:. Does the barrel of the Multishot have to be cocked in order to load and unload the clip?
A:. No. Only break the barrel of the Multishot 30 degrees to remove or insert the clip.

Q:. Does the cylinder in the clip of the Multishot automatically turn when you cock the gun?
A:. Yes. The cylinder in the clip of the Multishot automatically turns when you cock the gun.

Q:. Does the EXPO20 airgun shells contain primer or gun powder?
A:. No, the Viper Express shot shell does not have primer or powder. The shot shell only has two (2) plastic wads and twenty (20) #9 lead shot.

Q:. Does the muzzle break suppress noise?
A:. No. The muzzle break is not used for noise suppression. It acts as a lever and as a handle for cocking.

Q:. Does the scope stop work with all types of scopes?
A:. Yes. The scope stop works with all types of scopes.

Q:. How do I insert the battery into the Varmint Hunter flash light?
A:. Remove the light bulb cap and light bulb and insert the CR123A battery. Replace light bulb cap.

Q:. How do I make sure my rifle is completely empty?
A:. To make sure your rifle is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How do I release the safety catch from the Gamo rifles?
A:. The safety catch is located in front of the trigger. The safety is on when the lever is in the rear position. To release the trigger, move the lever to the forward position away from the trigger. Please refer to the manual.

Q:. How do I replace a fiber optic front sight insert?
A:. First, make sure your rifle is not cocked or loaded and that the safety is on. Gently slide the fiber optic insert out, sideways. Insert the new one in the same position.

Q:. How do I replace a rear sight?
A:. First, make sure your rifle is not cocked or loaded and that the safety is on. Press down on the sight with one hand and unscrew the round cap with the other hand, turn counter clockwise until the cap comes off and put it aside. For the Micro metric be aware of the spring under the top hinged portion of the sight.

Q:. How do I replace the Delta rear sight?
A:. First, make sure your rifle is not cocked or loaded and that the safety is on. Press button on left side of sight, and while holding in, move the sight forward and off. Slide the new one in the same position pressing the button on the side.

Q:. How do I unload my Multishot?
A:. To unload your Multishot, make sure you remove the pellet in the breech and all pellets from the magazine. Manually move the steel bar up and down, and with a pin or cleaning rod, push each pellet out to ensure that magazine is completely empty. You may also refer to the manual.

Q:. How do you adjust the trigger for second stage length on the GAMO air rifles?
A:. To adjust the trigger for second stage length on your GAMO air rifle: for a reduction in trigger length: rotate the screw clockwise. For an increase in trigger length: rotate the screw counter clockwise.

Q:. How long will my barrel seal last?
A:. Our tests indicate the barrel seal can last over 10,000 rounds. Over time you may notice a notch in the barrel seal caused by friction from breaking the barrel. This notch will not affect the muzzle velocity.

Q:. How many times does a GAMO rifle need to be cocked?
A:. All GAMO rifles require to be cocked once.

Q:. How often should the rifle barrel be cleaned?
A:. The rifle should be cleaned as often as needed to maintain proper performance.

Q:. How wide are the bases used on Gamo rifles?
A:. 3/8 inches or 11 mm.

Q:. I have lost my fiber optic front sight. Can you replace it?
A:. Yes. You may purchase the front site assembly under accessories on the webpage or call 479-636-1200.

Q:. In what calibers are the Gamo pellets available?
A:. GAMO pellets are available in .177 caliber and .22 caliber.

Q:. Is there a front sight at the end of the muzzle break on the Hunter 1250 rifle?
A:. Yes. The Hunter 1250 rifle has a pin for a front sight measuring 8mm/.30 inch in height.

Q:. Is there recommend maintenance for the stock?
A:. YES, the screws in the stock can become lose after the act of many firings. Failure to maintain the screws can result in cracking or complete damage of the stock.

Q:. Should I always clean my rifle before storing?
A:. Yes. It is recommended to clean and lubricate the external metal parts to avoid corrosion.

Q:. What are the benefits of the Fiber Optic sight?
A:. The contrasting fiber colors in the front and rear sight help make sighting quicker and accurate in any light condition.

Q:. What could be wrong if I have chronographed the speed of my rifle and it is not at the velocity it should be?
A:. Many conditions can and will affect the results; including but not limited to pellet weight, design, barrel condition, ambient temperature and elevation. These can vary your results as mush as 5% to 10%.

Q:. What do I do if I need to remove an obstruction that has lodged inside the barrel of my rifle?
A:. First, make sure the safety in “ON” and barrel is pointing in a safe direction. NEVER attempt to clear stuck ammunition by firing an additional pellet through the gun. Break the barrel down the same as in loading, insert a cleaning rod of the appropriate caliber for your rifle into the opening of the barrel. Push the rod through the barrel until the pellet is free. When you are finished, clean the barrel with a brush attachment of the cleaning rod to remove any lead particles that may be adhered to the rifling.

Q:. What does it mean that my rifle has 4 interchangeable position sights?
A:. On some rifle models, the sight has a part with 4 interchangeable positions and you can choose the most convenient for you. To change the position, refer to your manual.

Q:. What does the automatic cocking safety system mean?
A:. When cocking your rifle, the automatic cocking safety system prevents the trigger from accidentally firing the rifle should the trigger be pulled or moved.

Q:. What does the jacketed steel bull barrel do for the rifle?
A:. The jacketed steel bull barrel acts as an extra weight, to aid in cocking and reduction of recoil.

Q:. What is a checkered grip for?
A:. Checkering on grips is used for better feel and to avoid slippage.

Q:. What is the break in time for a Gamo rifle?
A:. GAMO rifles will have a break in period that will be around 200 shots with a lead pellet. The break in period could be longer with a non-lead pellet.

Q:. What is the difference between a millimetric and a micrometric rear sight adjustment?
A:. The micrometric adjustment has a finer adjustment per click.

Q:. What is the difference between a regular cheek piece and a Monte Carlo cheek piece?
A:. The difference between a regular cheek piece and a Monte Carlo cheek piece is that the Monte Carlo cheek piece is more pronounced.

Q:. What is the function of a butt pad?
A:. The butt pad helps absorb the felt recoil.

Q:. What is the purpose of the fluted polymer barrel?
A:. The addition of the new design will enhance the balance and reduce the cocking effort.

Q:. What is the square metal part at the end of the action and what is it for?
A:. The square metal part at the end of the action is the scope stop, used for added scope support and to stop scope slippage.

Q:. What kind of wood is used for the Gamo stocks?
A:. The wood that is used for GAMO stocks is a fine selected grade of European Beech Hardwood.

Q:. What scope(s) are recommended for the GAMO air rifles?
A:. Any quality airgun scope can be used. We recommend BSA Optics line of quality scopes. They can be found at www.BSAoptics.com .

Q:. What type of rifling design do Gamo barrels have?
A:. The barrels are struded with 12 grooves as dextrosum (right to left).

Q:. What type of steel is used in the barrels?
A:. The barrels are made out of precision F-212 steel.

Q:. Where should the scope stop be placed?
A:. The scope stop should be placed on the rail, making contact with the rear ring of the scope.

Q:. Where should you oil a GAMO rifle?
A:. Apply a small amount to the barrel pivot, the two cocking lever pivots and the trigger pivot. Also, use an anti-corrosion lubricant on the external parts. Always refer to your manual. NEVER PUT ANY OIL INSIDE THE BARREL OR THE CHAMBER. THE RESULTING COMBUSTION CAN DAMAGE THE INTERNAL SEAL.

Q:. Which pellet has the greatest impact?
A:. The Hunter pellet has the greatest impact. Please refer to the chart.

Q:. Can GAMO handguns be dry fired?
A:. No, with out the pressure resistance seals can become damaged.

Q:. Can I leave the CO2 canister in the pistol for long periods of time?
A:. NO. It is recommended that if you do not use one CO2 cylinder in one day, to remove it from your air pistol. You may lose the remainder of the CO2 inside of the cylinder, but you will also preserve the life of your air pistol’s CO2 seal. Keeping the CO2 inserted inside of the gun for a long period of time can ruin the CO2 seal.

Q:. Can I modify my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER modify your handgun. It could be dangerous and would void your warranty. Please refer to the warranty, which states: “This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, unauthorized repair or modification of any kind”.

Q:. Can I put lubricating oil in the barrel?
A:. No. Never put any oil inside the barrel or the chamber. The resulting combustion could be dangerous and cause irreparable damage to your handgun.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet/bb that was lodged in my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER use any pellet that was lodged in your handgun. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I store my handgun loaded?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any handgun loaded. Handguns are not toys. After use and before putting your handgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets or bb’s in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use.

Q:. Can I store my handgun with a CO2 cartridge?
A:. No. You should NEVER store any handgun with a CO2 cartridge. Handguns are not toys. After use and before putting your handgun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets or bb’s in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in such a manner to protect against unauthorized use by children.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your handgun. Always use the caliber stamped on your handgun.

Q:. Can multiple pellets be loaded in Gamo handguns?
A:. No. NEVER try to insert multiple pellets in the barrel of any GAMO hand gun, as this can be dangerous and cause malfunctions in your handgun.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my GAMO handgun in any direction?
A:. No. The pellets should be placed in your GAMO handgun with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can you adjust the trigger for second stage length on GAMO handguns?
A:. No. You cannot adjust the trigger for second stage length on GAMO handguns.

Q:. Can you adjust the trigger pull on GAMO handguns?
A:. No. You cannot adjust the trigger pull on GAMO handguns.

Q:. Can you use other brands of pellets in Gamo handguns?
A:. Yes. Other brands of pellets can be used in the GAMO handguns, but we recommend GAMO pellets for best performance.

Q:. Do I have to pass a cleaning rod through the bore of my GAMO handgun before using it?
A:. Yes. It is recommended that you pass a cleaning rod through the bore to make sure it is free of obstructions before loading or firing your handgun.

Q:. Do you sell holsters for your handguns?
A:. No, Gamo does not sell holsters at this time.

Q:. Does Gamo have any barrels with smooth bore?
A:. The C-15 Bone Collector, the GP-20 Combat, and the P-27 all have smooth bore barrels.

Q:. Does the bull’s-eye target sheet fit any pellet trap?
A:. No. The bull’s-eye target sheet fits only the pellet traps measuring 5″ x 5 “.

Q:. How do I adjust the rear sight on a GAMO P-23, an Auto 45 or a PT-80 Pistol?
A:. To adjust the rear sight, loosen the adjustment screw on the top of the rear sight. Once the sight has been adjusted, fix the sight into place by tightening the adjustment screw.

Q:. How do I make sure that my handgun is completely empty?
A:. To make sure your handgun is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How do I release the safety catch from the Gamo handguns?
A:. Each Gamo model has a different safety catch mechanism. Please refer to the individual models’ manual.

Q:. How do I replace the rear sight on a P-23, or a PT-80 Pistol?
A:. To replace the rear sight on the P-23 Pistol, using an Allen wrench, take the screw out from the center of the sight counter clockwise, then slide the sight out.

Q:. How do I replace the rear sight on the Auto 45 Pistol?
A:. To replace a rear sight on the Auto 45 Pistol, using a screwdriver, lift the lock pin located on the left side of the rear sight. Remove the screw on the right side of the sight counter clockwise and slide the sight out.

Q:. How do I replace the rear sight on the Compact Pistol?
A:. Turn clockwise to take it off. Gently press the sight upwards to remove.

Q:. How do I replace the rear sight on the R-77 revolver series?
A:. To replace the rear sight on the R-77 revolver series, using a screwdriver, lift the lock pin located on the left side of the rear sight. Using an Allen wrench, remove screw furthest from the sight, take the barrel out and slide the sight out.

Q:. How many bb’s can the P-23 handgun hold in the magazine?
A:. You may load up to 12 bb’s in the P-23’s magazine.

Q:. How many pellets can the P-23 handgun hold in the magazine?
A:. Only one pellet may be used for single shot pellet firing in the P-23 handgun. Pellets are not inserted into the magazine, but individually inserted directly into the barrel.

Q:. How many shots can you get from one CO2 cartridge?
A:. Approximately 45 to 60 shots may be expected from one CO2 cartridge.

Q:. How often should the handgun be cleaned?
A:. The barrel on your handgun should be cleaned as often as needed or approximately every 500 rounds.

Q:. How often should the rifle barrel be cleaned?
A:. The rifle barrel should be cleaned as often as needed or approximately every 500 shots.

Q:. If I take my handgun apart, will it still be under warranty?
A:. No. NEVER take your handgun apart. It could be dangerous and would void your warranty. Please refer to the warranty, which states: “This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, unauthorized repair or modification of any kind”.

Q:. In what caliber are the Gamo pellets available?
A:. Gamo pellets are available in .177 caliber and .22 caliber. Gamo handguns are produced in .177 cal. only at this time.

Q:. My GAMO handgun is firing at low pressure. What could be causing this?
A:. If your GAMO handgun is firing at low pressure, it could be that the CO2 cartridge is insufficiently charged with gas, therefore unable to propel bb’s or pellets out of the barrel. Please try using a new CO2 cartridge.

Q:. Should I always clean my handgun before storing?
A:. Yes. It is recommended to clean and lubricate the external metal parts to avoid corrosion.

Q:. What could be wrong if I have chronographed the speed of my handgun and it is not at the velocity it should be?
A:. Different conditions will affect the chronographed speed of a handgun. The weight and shape of the pellet should be taken into consideration. A lighter pellet will increase the velocity. The above sea level altitude and temperature will also make a difference. Having all this in mind, it’s normal for a variation of 5-10% depending on conditions.

Q:. What do I do if I get rust in the barrel?
A:. With proper lubrication, rust in the barrel should not occur. Please call us at 479-636-1200 for assistance.

Q:. What do I do if I need to remove an obstacle that has lodged inside the barrel of my handgun?
A:. First, make sure the safety in “ON” and barrel is pointing in a safe direction. NEVER attempt to clear stuck ammunition by firing an additional pellet through the gun. Break the barrel down the same as in loading, insert a cleaning rod of the appropriate caliber for your rifle into the opening of the barrel. Push the rod through the barrel until the pellet is free. When you are finished, clean the barrel with a brush attachment of the cleaning rod to remove any lead particles that may be adhered to the rifling.

Q:. What does it mean that the Compact pistol has a rear sight with width adjustment?
A:. The Compact pistol has a rear sight with a screw, which adjusts the width of the rear sight windage blade.

Q:. What is not covered under the warranty?
A:. This warranty does not include damage caused by abuse, unauthorized repair or modification of any kind to your handgun.

Q:. What is the 3 dot positioning sight on the PT-80 for?
A:. The 3 dot positioning sight on the PT-80 enables the shooter to quickly align the sight.

Q:. What is the break in time for a GAMO handgun?
A:. GAMO handguns do not require a break in time.

Q:. What is the visible range of the laser sight?
A:. The visible range of the laser sight is approximately 100 yards, indoors, and approximately 300 yards, outdoors at night.

Q:. What kind of rubber is used for the R-77 revolver grips?
A:. The rubber that is used for the R-77 revolver grips is soft rubber Santoprene.

Q:. What kind of wood is used for the GAMO grips?
A:. The wood that is used for GAMO grips is a fine selected grade of European walnut.

Q:. What type and amount of batteries are used in the pistol laser sight?
A:. The pistol laser sight requires three LR44 lithium batteries.

Q:. What type of rifling design do Gamo barrels have?
A:. Barrels are struded with 12 grooves as dextrosum (right to left).

Q:. What type of steel is used in the barrels?
A:. Barrels are made out of precision F-212 steel.

Q:. Will changes in ambient temperatures affect the performance of the CO2 cartridge in my handgun?
A:. Yes. Please note that ambient changes of the environment will affect the performance of the CO2 cartridge in your handgun.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet that was lodged in my rifle?
A:. No. You may not use any pellet that was lodged in your rifle. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I reuse a pellet/bb that was lodged in my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER use any pellet that was lodged in your handgun. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my handgun?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your handgun. Always use the caliber stamped on your handgun.

Q:. Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my rifle?
A:. No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your rifle. Always use the caliber stamped on your rifle.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my GAMO air rifle in any direction?
A:. No. Pellets should be placed in your GAMO air rifle with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can pellets be placed in the barrel of my GAMO handgun in any direction?
A:. No. The pellets should be placed in your GAMO handgun with the skirt towards the butt of the gun.

Q:. Can you shoot bb’s from the GAMO R-77 handgun?
A:. No. The R-77 handgun is designed to only shoot pellets.

Q:. Can you use bb’s in Gamo air rifles?
A:. No. GAMO air rifles are designed to accept Gamo pellets or any other quality pellet.

Q:. Can you use other brands of pellets in Gamo handguns?
A:. Yes. Other brands of pellets can be used in the GAMO handguns, but we recommend GAMO pellets for best performance.

Q:. Can you use other brands of pellets in Gamo rifles?
A:. Yes. Other brands of pellets can be used in the GAMO rifles, but we recommend Gamo pellets for best performance.

Q:. How do I make sure my rifle is completely empty?
A:. To make sure your rifle is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How do I make sure that my handgun is completely empty?
A:. To make sure your handgun is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel.

Q:. How many bb’s can the P-23 handgun hold in the magazine?
A:. You may load up to 12 bb’s in the P-23’s magazine.

Q:. How many pellets can the P-23 handgun hold in the magazine?
A:. Only one pellet may be used for single shot pellet firing in the P-23 handgun. Pellets are not inserted into the magazine, but individually inserted directly into the barrel.

Q:. How many shots can you get from one CO2 cartridge?
A:. Approximately 45 to 60 shots may be expected from one CO2 cartridge.

Q:. In what caliber are the Gamo pellets available?
A:. GAMO pellets are available in .177 caliber and .22 caliber.

Q:. How do I mount the scope on my Gamo rifle?
A:. Please see below video:

Q:. Can any sighting device be mounted on a Gamo rifle?
A:. Yes. Any sighting device may be mounted on any of the GAMO rifles. You may need special adapters.

Q:. Can you use a scope stop on the Delta?
A:. Yes. You may use a scope stop on a Delta.

Q:. Does the scope stop work with all types of scopes?
A:. Yes. The scope stop works with all types of scopes.

Q:. How wide are the bases used on Gamo rifles?
A:. 3/8 inches or 11 mm.

Q:. What is the square metal part at the end of the action and what is it for?
A:. The square metal part at the end of the action is the scope stop, used for added scope support and to stop scope slippage.

Q:. What is the visible range of the laser sight?
A:. The visible range of the laser sight is approximately 100 yards, indoors, and approximately 300 yards, outdoors at night.

Q:. What scope(s) are recommended for the GAMO air rifles?
A:. Any quality airgun scope can be used. We recommend BSAOptics line of quality scopes. They can be found at www.BSAoptics.com

Q:. What type and amount of batteries are used in the pistol laser sight?
A:. The pistol laser sight requires three LR44 lithium batteries.

Q:. Where should the scope stop be placed?
A:. The scope stop should be placed on the rail, making contact with the rear ring of the scope.

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