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Schofield No. 3 BB Revolver, Nickel

Schofield No. 3 BB Revolver, Nickel

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Major George W. Schofield, a U.S. Army ordinance officer assigned to the 10th Cavalry, sought to improve on Smith & Wesson's Model No. 3 design and it became so popular that the U.S. Army ordered 8000 of the Schofield No. 3's, and many were used by the 4th Cavalry in the Geronimo campaign and by the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalry. Later on the pistol was favored by members of the James-Younger gang.

The Bear River version of this legendary gun features the same top-break design, 6 realistic cartridges, and an authentic single action hammer. Powered by one 12 g CO2 cartridge, our version is capable of shooting BB's out at 430 fps through its 7" barrel!

Schofield No. 3 Nickel CO2 BB revolver
  • Full metal receiver with polymer faux wood grips
  • 7" barrel
  • Shoots at velocities up to 445 fps
  • 12g CO2 powered
  • Authentic single action hammer
  • 6 round cylinder
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Specs
  • ManufacturerSchofield
  • Caliber0.177 cal
  • Velocity445 fps
  • ConditionNew
  • Ammo TypeBBs
  • ActionRevolver
  • Barrel StyleSmooth bore
  • BlowbackNo
  • Fire ModeRepeater
  • Gun Weight2.4
  • Overall Length12.5
  • Barrel Length7
  • Loudness4-Medium-High
  • Magazine Capacity6
  • MechanismCO2
  • RailNo
  • SafetyManual
  • Front SightsBlade
  • Rear SightsFixed
  • Shots per Fill100
  • Trigger ActionSingle-action
  • UsePlinking/Fun
  • Warranty30-day limited warranty
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Reviews
Summary
Schofield No. 3 BB Revolver, Nickel
4.9
24 Reviews
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100% Recommend this product (24 of 24 responses)
By Paul
Rosarito Beach, BC, Mexico
Great reproduction at a fair price.
November 16, 2019
Great reproduction, look and feel of the real thing, and exultant fit/finish. Fun to shoot and fairly accurate with back loaded pellet cartridges. Wood grips would be nice, but probably not practical due to the large CO2 cavity and attachment issues. The plastic grips have good coloration and texture, A light coat of Tung oil gives them a semi-gloss, hand rubbed, burlwood appearance. The rear loading pellet cartridges add the length of the shell to the barrel to improve accuracy and should be offered as an alternative to the front loading BB cartridges. The blister pack is an abomination. A gun of this quality deserved a BOX for display and storage.
ProsGreat reproduction, quality, price, fun to shoot.
ConsBlister pack, another different sized cartridge, lack of rifling.
Best UsesDisplay, plinking, target practice, historical reenactments.
By Ed
Maryland
Quality Made
October 27, 2019
Beautiful gun. Nice to have in your collection of air guns. Very accurate for a fixed sight gun. I would recommend to anyone who loves to shoot.
ProsQuality made All metal construction Accurate
ConsNone that I could see.
Best UsesCollectable Target practice Fun
By Burt G.
Sylvan Lake, Michigan
Beautifull reproduction of the Schofield revolver..
October 23, 2019
Having both the 1875 Remington and the pellet only Peacemaker revolvers, I bought this
Schofield with great enthusiasm and expectation of the same remarkable accuracy and power
of my other 2 air guns. This replica however has real problems. The BB cartridges must be
removed from the revolver to be re-loaded, a time consuming and awkward procedure
compared to both the Peacemaker and the Remington; they can easily re-load with the
cartridges staying in the cylinder. Another problem is the hard plastic tip of each cartridge
holds those BBs with a hard, tight grip. The slightly smaller Black Diamond BBs are far more
accurate than say Copperheads in this weapon, but the system isn't as good as the
Peacemaker's or the Remington's rear bb/pellet placement.This rear loading also enhances
projectile velocity due to the length of the cartridge added to the barrel's length. This is partly
why the Remington and Peacemaker revolvers are so amazingly accurate. But in the Schofield's case, this isn't so, and with the tightly gripping
plastic tipped cartridges, feet per second and reliable accuracy suffer greatly. Now this is really
unfortunate, but worse with some BBs, than others. The slightly smaller (how do I know they're
smaller than the copperheads? They slip into the tips of the cartridges easier and are held less
tightly) Black Diamond BBs are pretty good but do not come close to the effective accuracy
and distance for both the Remington and the Peacemaker. (I shoot from 70+ feet, most of the
time) So hoping for better performance from my new Schofield, I bought the $13.00 set of 6
pellet cartridges, of the Bear River brand, and my revolver would not cycle them at all. The
cylinder balked and felt gummy, ultimately jamming the works and preventing the single
action cocking function. They were rear placement of the pellet and I was so looking forward
to the additional speed and possible accuracy of pellets with this revolver, but alas, the damn
pellet cartridges are useless in that gun. On a more positive note, this is one of the most
beautiful reproductions I've ever seen, and in that sense a full equal, and possible superior
product, than my other 2 reproductions. That's worth a full extra star in my rating 'cause this
is one fine piece of hardware, it really is. I think this weapon has remarkable potential, but a
redesign of the BBs to rear loading, and not shipping useless pellet cartridges to owners would
be a great start for what could be here. I don't think air gun companies are listening or paying
attention to their customers. I say this because I often read that a replacement magazine or clip,
"was made of cheaper plastic" or didn't fit or perform correctly.
Same for these 'optional pellet casings'for the Schofield. On another concern how many times
have you read ' if only the grips were real instead of plastic', 'I'd gladly pay more', or 'at least of
fer them as an option'. Com'on Umarex and Crossman, you could charge big! The "real" gun
companies do; $30.00-50.00, sometimes way more for nice grips. But I digress, the Schofield
is no exception; the grips look OK, but feel like plastic. So, my solution is to engage a fine
wood-worker, who says he can fashion a fine functioning set of wooden grips, god knows at what
cost. I want to summarize my review with a possible scenario; if this gun were to simply stop
shooting, it would have a place in my life as the most beautiful of my paperweights.
Happy shootin'!
ProsThis is one fine looking and holding and really unimaginably beautiful reproduction, you have to hold it in your hands to appreciate what I'm writing. For the money spent, I'm glad I own this piece, but it could have been (and may be in the future) an exceptional shooter. It isn't now, not at least compared to the Remington 1875 and Peacemaker single action revolvers.
Conssaid 'nuff already, read my review
Best Usesadmiration, imagination, close quarter (under 25 ft) plinking
By Jeff
Clovis CA
Excellent Pistol
January 23, 2019
Accurate and solid! A faithful copy. Big on looks and feels good in the hand.Get the pellet cartriges. You don't need to remove the shells - just push in the pellets! I put custom grips on mine as seen in the pics.
ProsGreat trigger pull - nice easy to use safety.
ConsNone. The Peace Maker copy is good. This pistol is great!
Best UsesPlinking and Cowboy action.
By Rick
Los Angeles
Great gun
October 14, 2018
Looks great nice feel. Sits on the dresser lookin good. Fires straight. Only way to afford one.
ConsNone
Best UsesPlinkin
By arthur p.
linden va
nice reproduction
September 25, 2018
the size and weight of this pistol is very realistic. I bought this just to collect.I will probably never shoot this.The only thing i don't care for is all the safety warning printing on the side of pistol.
By Gregory
Orange, CA
Quality and Realism
September 18, 2018
A bunch of folks have said it and I will add to their voices; very nice replica gun. I have a friend who has an Uberti replica S&W Schofield #3 and he assures me this is virtually identical in weight, balance and feel to his Uberti version chambered in .45. Shoots nicely one handed (cowboy style) despite the weight of the pistol. Young shooters might have trouble with the weight but the fairly light trigger makes it very shoot-able for young shooters if they can handle the weight. Not a fan normally of chrome revolvers but this metal work is clean and smooth. The fit and overall finish are excellent for a replica at this price point. Since it is a smooth bore I'm not sure what advantage you would gain with pellets other than the weight but at short range this is a very accurate pistol which always make a gun more fun. I also have a Peacemaker and thee two guns complement each other nicely in a western pistol collection. And this is yet another pistol where the manufacturer had the good sense to incorporate the hex wrench for the CO2 screw into the grip. I have included two photos just to give some scale to the gun for potential buyers. I am 6' and wear size L gloves so you get some idea how it looks in-hand.
ProsVery nicely built and finished realistic replica pistol. easy to load BBs and easy to chamber the rounds. Top latch engages with a nice positive feel and releases easily. The whole feel of the pistol is very realistic and should provide a certain pride of ownership.
ConsReally can't think of a single one. The cylinder has a tad more play than I would like but I wouldn't expect it to be a closer tolerance at this price.
Best UsesPlinking and practice with cowboy style shooting. Excellent for practicing those SA skills.
By Tony
Buena Park CA
Sweet Pistol
September 4, 2018
Aside from cheap plastic packaging this a sweet pistol. Good quality, nice weight and feel. Accurate to 15-25 ft. Get extra shells if you buy this sweet thing! Pellet shells are preferred by me.
ProsExcellent quality, really well made. Fun to shoot! Get pellet shells, you will like it. Getting some for Christmas gifts.
ConsWhat? None.
Best UsesTargets, cans, plinking. Staring at.
By Randall C.
Georgia
GREAT HANDGUN
August 28, 2018
THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST MADE AIR PISTOLS THAT I HAVE SEEN, BEAUTIFUL FINISH, VERY SMOOTH ACTION, FUN TO SHOOT. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A VERY GOOD MADE FIREARM, GET THIS ONE.
By Butch
Petaluma, CA
Nice Weight and Shoots Well
August 24, 2018
Didn't realize how great this piece was until I put it in my Hands. Very nice Fit and everything I thought it should be. I would highly recommend to anyone......
ProsGreat Fit
ConsNothing
By Mark
Daly City, California
A hoot to hold & fire
April 21, 2018
I absolutely LOVE this pistol ! Very well made & love the fun of opening it up to change shells ! I am impressed with the overall build & firing this, a little heavier then my Colt Peacemaker but feels real & fires almost like a real one. Pretty darn accurate, I have a real S&W old wooden case I found & sits inside with extra shell casing & looks like the real deal !!
This is one of my pride & joys in my air pistol collection, a must have IMO. This could have a higher price tag & I would still be happy with buying it again if I had too !!!!
ProsGreat price, well made & fun to shoot
ConsNON !!
Best Uses feel of Old west plinking
By CTC
KY
Schofield No. 3 BB revolver
April 13, 2018
Excellent buy and very accurate to shoot
ProsGreat training tool for young shooters
Consnone
Best UsesFun plinking
By Gerald J.
Ottawa, ON. Canada
Schofield No. 3
March 18, 2018
It is a very nice replica chrome metal, the price is right.. It his heavy for most persons. Only one problem found "The shell ejector is made of plastic & does not work 75% of the time or more! Should be made of metal like the real thing?
ProsIt is a good product!
ConsThe plastic ejector action is faulty! should be made of metal & not plastic!
Best UsesNew & defectice never shot but admired. Almost perfect quality but not quite!\?
By Robert
Williamsburg, VA
Nice pistol
February 14, 2018
I got this for my brother for Xmas. Now I want one. Shoots and looks great.
ProsFinish, shell extractor operation, cool factor.
ConsCrappy blister packaging.
By Jim
Arizona
nice
February 7, 2018
very nice gun,looks real and shoots very well.i like it very much.
Pros work very well
By Todd
BINGHAMTON, NY
Very nice replica.
February 4, 2018
The finish and feel in the hand of this feel great. Fairly accurate with both BBs and pellets. Added a slimming holster and It's a great addition to my collection.
ProsSmooth cocking and trigger, looks fantastic. Fairly accurate for a smooth bore.
ConsClam shell packaging is terrible.
By Rich l.
Douglas, Ma.
Impressive piece
January 10, 2018
Great feel and quality. Glad I bought it.
ProsHas a nice finish and good weight.
ConsBad packaging
By Preacher23
CA
Well worth the money
January 9, 2018
This is a beautiful replica airgun. I ordered the Nickel version because, I cant help myself, I just like shiny objects. The finish is without flaws. The mechanics of the revolver operate smoothly. It shoots fairly accurately. Overall it is very nice. Im pleased with this purchase. Hang it on your wall so you can admire it.
ConsIt comes in a plastic clamshell. I greatly prefer a box. Objectively this shouldn’t make a difference but I generally equate plastic clamshells with “cheap” which this is not.
By William
Houston, TX
Very good Schofield replica
January 1, 2018
I own a real-steel Schofield in .45LC, and this airgun is an extremely faithful reproduction of the real thing. It's dimensionally identical, only slightly less weighty in the hand, and shoots beautifully. The CO2 usage is also better than many other CO2-utilizing revolvers, with a very good seal over the front and rear of the shells and at the powerlet in the grip. It will allow for many hours of quality practice away from an actual range. Also, Airgun Depot's processing and shipping, even with the holiday rush, was fast and flawless!

However, there is a fairly noticeable fit-and-finish defect on the one I received, namely the crown of the muzzle is cut a good 20 off-true. Using a caliper with a fixed right angle, you can see in this photo of it's cut off-true along the length of the barrel. This doesn't affect the accuracy or function of the gun in any measurable way, nor is it the fault of Airgun Depot, but it is a conspicuous defect on an otherwise outstandingly-made pistol.
Pros- Excellent CO2 usage - Above-average accuracy for smoothbore BB barrel at 15 yards - Extremely good reproduction of real-steel both in looks and function
Cons- Manufacturing quality control obviously less than what it should be for the MSRP
By Bryan
Indianapolis, Indiana
Excellent shooter
December 19, 2017
I own the non-chrome version of this shooter and it is one of my favorites. I invested in the pellet cartridges (sold separately) which allow you to shoot almost any type of .177 pellet; you are not limited by the length of pellets at all. I wasn't expecting much in the area of accuracy on this gun because the barrel is not rifled; however, it is surprisingly accurate. I surmise due to the longer barrel (longer than most air pistols) and when you use the pellet cartridges it adds almost another two inches due to the pellets loading in the rear of the shell rather than the front like the BBs do. I was hitting a Tide detergent bottle consistently at 15+ yards one-handed with this pistol. I'm very pleased.
ProsLong barrel, surprisingly accurate Can use BB or pellet cartridges Trigger pull feels perfect Top break authentic loading just like the original
ConsRear of the gun (butt/grips) are plastic so although the gun has a nice heft, it is slightly unbalanced. Single action only (has to be cocked each time just like the original) is this really a con? Maybe not :)
By mike
hernando, FL
this gun is great
November 18, 2017
get the darts so you can play games
Prostop quality A+
By marc
, delray beach,Florida
Top quality
August 14, 2017
Love it....Solid construction and true to form. Fun to load and shoot... Holds co2 tight with no waste or leaks..
ProsDurable Solid Reliable Accurate plinker
Consnone
By Wendell M.
Texas
Really realistic.
December 23, 2016
This is a faithful replica of the actual Schofield Number 3. The weight, finish, and action is impeccable.
ProsAttention to details and quality of construction is outstanding.
ConsWouldn't want to be waving this around just anywhere even though it is a bb gun. From five feet away no one would know it wasn't a real 44 caliber firearm.
By Anthony
Sunny Florida
Air Pistol Masterpiece
December 8, 2016
I'm not exaggerating, this pistol is truly excellent in every way. The list of outstanding features include a superb trigger, great accuracy for an open sight handgun, fit and finish about the best I've seen out of 40+ pistols I have, excellent use of CO2 for a hard-hitting gun -- I got 14 six shot loads on one canister, and on and on. No pistol is perfect, but this one is really close. It makes all the right clicks when you cock it, if you know what I mean. The shells are not interchangeable with Dan Wessons or Colt or Swiss Arms, but I don't care. I don't own a Webley but I read where those shells can be used. The good news is that the Wesson speedloader works just fine with this gun. It took me about a minute between firing the full six shots and reloading not using the speedloader, and just a tad faster with. A nice leisurely pace gets you good accuracy and plenty of shots. I use a separate wrench for the CO2 cartridge, but a wrench is built into the the removable half of the handle. I'm afraid to drop the handle using it, but not the wrench, which happens once in a while. Really, this revolver is slicker than owl dust. You need this gun. Five stars aren't enough on this one.
ProsTrigger, accuracy, classy looks, heft, feel in your hand, fit and finish, fair price for what you get. Don't forget fast AGD service and free shipping.
ConsThe finger-slicing plastic packaging from hell. Also, the wife saw the box arriving.
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