Sheridan Products Inc. In the early s Co-founder Ed Wackerhagen, dissatisfied with a pellet gun used by his son, set out to build one of the finest airguns in history. The design was to incorporate the philosophy: "performance is the sum total of many small functions who's combined result must spell 'Bulls-eye' It was to be called the Model A, also known as the Super Grade. This gun was to fill the gap between the "BB" gun and the. A successful prototype was produced in mid, and in in partnership with I.
Sheridan Products Inc.
In the early s Co-founder Ed Wackerhagen, dissatisfied with a pellet gun used by his son, set out to build one of the finest airguns in history. The design was to incorporate the philosophy: "performance is the sum total of many small functions who's combined result must spell 'Bulls-eye' It was to be called the Model A, also known as the Super Grade.
This gun was to fill the gap between the "BB" gun and the. A successful prototype was produced in mid, and in in partnership with I.
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The Sheridan Model A "Super Grade" was introduced in and is considered one of the finest Air rifles ever produced. Within a year, it was decided that a cheaper model was needed, and in the Model B "Sporter" was born.
For over 40 years, Sheridan has set out to improve air guns by building sturdy rifles. Starting with the Sheridan pellet gun, the company aimed to make more than BB guns, while being less than a rifle. What are different Sheridan air rifle models? There were three primary types of Sheridan air rifles that the company made over the years. May 06, There is a book called "Know Your Sheridan Rifles & Pistols" that would probably give more info but I'm still searching for a copy of that book myself. I recently found an old Sheridan from which is before the Benjamin buy-out. I'm having it . 82 rows Benjamin & Sheridan Product Dates of Manufacture. In Crosman Corporation .
Apparently the price point of the Model B was still too high, and sales continue to be slow on both rifles, which was of great concern to the newly formed Sheridan Company. It was quickly realized that for the company to survive, a much cheaper to produce model must be designed. This philosophy gave rise to the last Sheridan model, the Model C "Streak" introduced in This is the model that ushered Sheridan Products Inc.
Sheridan manufactured the Model C Streaks for 27 years before being bought out by the Benjamin Air Rifle company in and ending the original run of Sheridan produce Streaks.
Many small changes were made to the Streaks during its year run, providing collectors many different varieties. Sheridan was purchased by the Benjamin Air Rifle Company in That company was purchased by Crosman in All Sheridan air rifles Model A, B, and C are multi-pump, single shot, bolt action, breech-loading, and.
Oct 24, Sheridan markings: Left side On Receiver near loading port: G On tube: BLUE STREAK 5m/m CAL Right side: SHERIDAN PRODUCTS INC. RACINE, WIS. MADE IN U.S.A. Also, I would like any advice as far as shooting the old style pellets which the AGD #1, lists as having a ballistic coefficient of as opposed to a 22 caliber Diablo at The links below will help you find your manufacture date by Serial Number. BENJAMIN & SHERIDAN PRODUCT DATES OF MANUFACTURE. CROSMAN PRODUCT DATES OF MANUFACTURE. Need help? Contact Us! Besides are some interesting links for you! Enjoy your stay:) Benjamin Airgun Seal Kits. Crosman Airgun Seal Kits. Daisy Airgun Seal Kits. Aug 15, the only marking on the rifle is located on the side just under the bolt handle it reads sheridan products inc racine wis made in usa i have taken it apart nothing else. the rear sight is pinched on, no screws to hold it, the safety is located at the breach, has to be held down to fire, just above the safety it says hold down to fire.
Muzzle velocity figures are for Sheridan's standard weight pellets of With a large cast and machined aluminum receiver, bronzed barrel and pump tube, walnut stock with Monte Carlo cheek-piece, ball-type valve mechanism, adjustable trigger, and peep sight.
It weighed 5 pounds 14 ounces, stretched 37 inches overall, with a inch barrel with one turn in 12 inches. Model B Sporter - Total Production: Velocity: Variable to fps Designed to be less expensive than the Model A Super Using the same gun, but without the cheek-piece, a revision of soldered ventilated rib type barrel, less expensive paint finish and various slight changes it was to be a cheaper alternative to the slow selling Model A.
Velocity: Variable to fps.
Although less costly to produce when compared to the Super and Sporter Grade, the Model C were still well constructed Airguns using quality materials. They utilized walnut stocks, aluminum receiver, bronze barrel and pump tube.
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Sheridan Products Inc. was an American air gun manufacturing company. It was purchased by the Benjamin Air Rifle Company in , and later purchased by Crosman in Company history. Sheridan Products Inc. was formed to produce Pneumatic Air Pellet Rifles with production beginning in March Dec 24, Benjamin & Sheridan Products Date of Manufacture In Crosman Corporation acquired Benjamin and Sheridan. In the manufacturing facility was moved to the East Bloomfield plant in Upstate New York. In the same year Crosman instituted the serial numbering procedure which included a date of manufacture as part of the serial number. Brand: Sheridan. VINTAGE SHERIDAN SILVER STREAK 5MM PELLET RIFLE, CW WITH WILLIAMS PEEP SIGHT. $ shipping. Ending Feb 23 at PM PST. Type: Multi-Pump Pneumatic Brand: Sheridan Caliber 50th Anniversary SHERIDAN GOLD STREAK RIFLE 5mm C9A cal. RARE Polished Brass. Type: Multi-Pump Pneumatic. $ shipping.
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