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    Posted: February-14-2018 at 9:02am
Yes, they took the 118 added some metal to it to look like a more modern pistol and gave it plastic grips. It has an adjustable rear sight similar to the post war 118.
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I seem to recollect they were like  a "target special"? neat looking gun.
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It was the 177. Have a couple but never shot them much. Same power plant as the 118 but bigger and heavier projectile. Very low power. They were (like the 118) intended for indoor or very close range shooting.
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The Umarex D17 is an improved version of the Marksman, but not by much. For $17 it's pretty consistent on cans at about 15 ft. and is a usable pistol. My old Marksman sprays bb's all over, but not bad at about 10 ft. What Daisy pistol is the .177 version of the 118?.
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You can buy it in 25lb bags from reloading suppliers!
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Originally posted by rexron911 rexron911 wrote:

Daisy Targeteer is great! Lot of fun! Ammo is hard to find though!
Try purchasing #6 shotgun rounds; they work pretty good. Oh, you have to open the end and pour out the shot.Confused

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I have a lot of fun with my D 118 and a D bell target. Makes the winter go by a little easier.
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I have a 118 and they are nice, recently picked up the umarex browning buck mark pellet pistol, and it is also very nice, easy to cock very accurate and only about $50 (it's a mini-springer). For those of you with the Marksman, it can be made more accurate, I gently squeezed the casting around the magazine so it tightens up the slop in a vice, and use pellgun oil on the little barrel gasket to get a better seal. It made it shoot much straighter.Smile
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The 188 is fun to plink with. The Marksman's (I like the old metal ones best) are good practice for racking the slide if you have a semi-auto powder burner. I have never shot a 304 but suspect it would be similar.
At 10-30 feet against pop cans they do well. Much further and you need to adjust the elevation accordingly.
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I'd keep it around 10 yards or less.
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