Pistol FAQ’S

SAFETY

Can I put lubricating oil in the barrel of my GAMO handgun?

No. NEVER put any oil inside the barrel of the chamber.

What should I do if I need to remove an object from inside the barre of my rifle?

You should always check that the barrel of the airgun is lowered and that nothing is obstructing the pasage of the pellet; should you notice anything blocking the barrel, place your airgun in a safe place and try to remove the object with GAMO bores. Is this is not possible, go to a gunsmith’s shop.

DO NOT LOAD YOUR AIRGUN OR TRY TO SHOOT BEFORE THE INSIDE OF THE BARREL IS FULLY FREE.

What is the correct way to insert a CO2 cartridge into my handgun?

Please refer to the manual for further information.

Can I use a pellet of a different caliber in my handgun?

No. NEVER use a pellet of a different caliber as the caliber of your handgun. Always use the caliber stamped on your handgun.

Can I remove the CO2 cylinder if it is not completely empty?

No. Do not remove the CO2 cylinder until it is completely empty. Failure to observe this recommendation can result in a dangerous escape of residual gas.

Can I charge my air rifle while I adjust the sights, optics, trigger, or another part of the weapon?

Make sure always that the firearm is not loaded before adjusting any element of the air rifle.

How do I get an obstruction out of my GAMO P-23 or Auto 45 pistol magazine?

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.

How can I be sure that my gun is completely empty?

To be sure that your air gun is completely empty, use a cleaning rod to ensure that there aren’t pellets stuck in the barrel.

Can I store my handgun loaded?

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 by children.

Should I clean my handgun after each use?

Yes. You should never store your handgun unless it has been cleaned.

Do the GAMO handguns have a manual safety?

Yes. All GAMO hand guns, with the exception of the Compact model, are furnished with a manual safety, which locks the trigger.

Can I store my hand gun with a CO2 cartridge?

No. You should NEVER store any handgun with a CO2 cartridge. Handguns are not toys. After use and before putting your hand gun 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.

Should I use hearing and eye protection when firing my handgun?

Yes. It is recommended to always use eye and ear protection when firing your handgun.

Can I store my handgun in a cocked position?

No. You should NEVER store your Gamo handgun in the cocked position. Airguns are not toys. After each use and before putting the hand gun away, always make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber. Handguns should be stored in a manner to protect against unauthorized use by children.

Should I always clean my handgun before storing?

Yes. It is recommended to clean and lubricate the external metal parts to avoid corrosion before storing your handgun.

Do I have to pass a cleaning rod through the bore of my GAMO handgun before using it?

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.

Is the safety on my handgun childproof?

No. NEVER rely on any mechanical safety mechanism. Always point the handgun in a safe direction.

Can I reuse a pellet/bb that was lodged in my handgun?

No. You may not use any pellet or bb that was lodged in your handgun. All pellets were designed to be used only once.

Can I take my handgun apart and try to repair it myself?

No. NEVER take your handgun apart. It could be dangerous.

Can I modify my handgun?

No. NEVER modify your handgun. It could be dangerous

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