"This book is a celebration of the Beeman R1 - the rifle that brought America fully into the world of adult airguns. In its lifetime, it has become the most sought after, the most talked about and the most modified air rifle of all time." The book includes: The Odyssey of the Beeman R1 by Robert Beeman, Ph.D.; First Impressions; Specifications and Special Versions; The "R1 Homebrew" Tests - Breaking in an R1, Building a Mainspring Compressor, Disassembling the Beeman R1, Two Versions of a Moly Tuneup, The Beeman Laser Kit, The Venom Mag 80 Laza Kit, Maccari's Tune, Mainspring Failure Test; The Elements of a Custom Tuneup; The Rekord Trigger; The Components of Accuracy; Scoping Your Supermagnum; and, Dream Guns and Special Things. An excellent reference. Very Scarce and highly sought after. 174pp.