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Cold Steel B6255P Professional 5 Ft .625 Super Heavy Duty Blowgun

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Part Number: CSB6255P
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
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CSB6255P: Professional 5 Ft .625 Super Heavy Duty Blowgun
Cold Steel


The blowgun or blowpipe has a long history that spans the globe. Many authorities believe it was first invented in Malaysia where it migrated through the Malaysian and Indonesian archipelago's finding its way to the Philippines and as far north as Japan. The blowgun, however, was not just a southeastern weapon; it also surfaced in the western hemisphere in the jungles of South and Central America, moving as far north as the southeastern United States.

Blowguns were originally invented to serve as a hunting weapon. They were used to bag small animals and birds, with small stones or hardened clay pellets being used for ammunition. Eventually, most hunters discovered that they could take much larger animals by the use of thin wooden darts that were laced with lethal poisons. The poison was derived from the sap of specially cultivated vines.

In the early 1960s and '70's, blowguns began to gain a small foothold in the United States. During this period, the Jivaro Blowgun Company ran a myriad of small advertisements for their .38 caliber blowgun. These were featured in the back of many adventure, gun and survival magazines. Eventually, in the late 1980's they faded away.

But the mystique of the blowgun itself did not fade away. Instead, a number of companies quickly jumped into the vacuum that was created by Jivaro's demise, and, by the early 90's, the market was flooded with a horde of cheap, poorly constructed blowguns. Most were sold as novelty items, with inefficient, short, 2 and 3 foot tubes made of paper-thin aluminum and firing an insipid .40 caliber dart. The only exception was the J.R. Stupero Company and their successor the J.W. McFarlin Company which sold an authentic hunting grade blowgun that was made of thick, strong Aluminum and was capable of propelling a heavy .625 Magnum dart.

In 1983, Cold Steel's President, Lynn C. Thompson, bought the first of the many .625 Magnum blowguns he would eventually own. He became an instant fan and has, over the last two decades, practiced exclusively with it. He has taken it on several hunting trips in the U.S. and has used it on three African Safari's! When the opportunity to acquire the J.W. Mcfarlin Company arose, Lynn purchased it outright, taking title to all of their trademarks and inventory.

Now, after a brief reorganizing period, we hereby inaugurate the birth of our new division; Big Bore Blowguns, home of the .625 Magnum. Big Bore Blowguns will specialize in large blowgun calibers like .625 Magnum because they are capable of shooting darts that are 20% faster and three times heavier then our competition. They offer vastly improved killing power compared to smaller, .40 caliber darts.

Since we are not interested in selling cheap, shoddy toys, we will concentrate on 4 and 5-foot blowguns. For extra accuracy and range, we sell a two-foot extension as an accessory. Both of the basic models come with a mouthpiece, rubber ferrule, dart quiver, and 36 darts (6 Stun Darts, 15 Mini Broad Head, and 15 Bamboo). We also sell a 3-inch thick high-density foam target for safer indoor practice.

Large caliber blowguns like our .625 Magnum have an effective range out to 20 yards or more. With practice, a skilled user can hit a two-inch circle at amazing distances, delivering a heavy weight dart. That's a payload easily capable of penetrating a half-inch sheet of plywood.

Accuracy and range like this enable an experienced hunter to take small game like doves, quail, squirrels and rabbits in complete silence without danger of over penetration or errant darts striking livestock or humans in the distance.

Shooting a blowgun is great fun. It is an activity that can be enjoyed indoors or out, in sunny or inclement weather. Skill with a blowgun can lead to many inexpensive hunting adventures and stand you in good stead in survival or self-defense situations. Try our new Big Bore .625 Magnum and you'll soon find yourself addicted to the fun of shooting the world's most powerful blowgun!

Professional .625 Blowguns

While our standard .625 Magnum Blowguns are awesome, we decided to raise the bar even higher with our Professional .625 models. Available in 4-foot and 5-foot lengths, they come with a target style mouthpiece and a 3mm thick barrel.

Yep! That makes them almost twice as thick, and 45% heavier than our standard model and clinches their title of heaviest, commercially made blowguns in the world.

Don't miss your chance to take advantage of the increase in accuracy offered by their great weight and rigidity. Don't miss out in the increased toughness they offer as an impact tool in a self-defense situation. Buy your Professional .625 Blowgun today!

Click here to see Big Bore accessories.

Download and print out on your computer. Fits on on 8 1/2" X 11" sheet.

Includes

  • .625 magnum professional blowgun with extra thick heavy duty barrel
  • 1 Dart Quiver
  • 6 Stun Darts
  • 15 Mini Broadhead Darts
  • 15 Bamboo Darts
  • Rubber Ferrule
  • Mouthpiece
  • Dart Safety Guard
Made in Taiwan.


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Michael
Louisiana
Feb 26, 2015
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Shoots long and straight
This is a great blow gun. Since purchasing I've been ridding my yard of vermin. It is very accurate and well made. The darts that come with the gun are great for practicing and getting familiar with shooting it. If you wish to kill small game recommend ammo made specifically for hunting. It is good to know before buying that you have to have a good set of lungs to launch the darts out of this gun. Being 5' long I assumed this would be the case so I knew what I was getting into. If you are getting this or a preteen/teenager I would recommend the 4' version. I'm very happy with my purchase.
5 out of 5
Brandon L.
Carrollton, Tx
Nov 16, 2014
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Excellent build and quality
Love the 3 mil tubing, very tough, excellent packaging by knifecenter, quite accutare, smooth, great handle and overall craftsmanship. From research I know this model will not fit the extension from CS. But for me 5 ft is great size. I like the larger .625 caliber, good power. One gripe was the cones for the various darts were morphed out of shape and do not fit the blowgun. This is probably CS packaging and not knifecenter. However there is a simple fix of putting them in boiling water to resume shape and slight sanding of edges may be required to fit into the gun. A little work I wasn't expecting, but good to know beforehand. All in all I would still get it because of durability as these guns aren't going to get bent easily and will last a while. Good job knifecenter and CS.
5 out of 5
Maverick
Vermont
Nov 05, 2014
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Death by Blowgun
I cant get enough of this deadly weapon. "Treat it like a loaded Gun." Deadly and accurate, the Big Bore Blowgun finds its target. I use mine on everything from mice and bird to squirls and rabbits. Have a couple options on darts is great. The bamboo darts sting out at a long distance with little drop in flight. The mini broadheads have great penetration and bone breaking power on the small game. Do not rule out the Stun darts, they are super accurate a have huge power. I have harvested a lot of small game with my stun darts. One thing that should be put on the package is that the Big Bore Blowgun is not ment for indoor use. You will quickly find out that it is way to powerful.
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