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This is the Viper .22 caliber blank pistol. It's a large-frame pistol in a mid-price point. For folks that are doing more than just one or two dogs, this is a pistol that I like. It's a heavy large-frame pistol. Double-action, which means you can either cock the trigger or you can pull the trigger to fire it. It's got a swing-out cylinder plus ejectors. And a locking cylinder, which that's a big deal.

For somebody that's just more than just a one dog trainer, this is going to be a mid-price point for you. Very reasonable as far as what you get for what you pay. We've been real happy with them.

It's a .22 caliber only pistol, which means that you can fire two of the .22 caliber blanks that we sell. It is not designed for the short blanks. It is set up for the crimped blanks or the CCI, which is a medium crimp. So, a little limited there as far as volume. But for getting puppies started right this is a great pistol. It's going to last you for a while.

The Viper comes with a one year warranty. With the Viper you also get a hard-shell carrying case. Unlike a few of the pistols that we sell, it does not come with a cleaning rod. But any basic pistol cleaning kit is going to be all that you need to take care of it.




BEST-SELLER.
"It compares directly with blank guns costing 2 times the price."

By: Pearce Daley

GSP. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Great product at a great price. Equal to many expensive blank pistols with good action, consistency in firing and solidly built. It compares directly with blank guns costing 2 times the price.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1497
Reviewed: 2011-08-04
Featured Review
"Great product and glad you recommended it."

By: Frank Stanley From NJ

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

It has never misfired, and I talked someone else into calling you and buying one. Great product and glad you recommended it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4697
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
Featured Review
"The quality is close to the real thing"

By: PRINCE BURNETT From NJ

German Shorthaired Pointers. Owns 7 dogs. Hunts. Competes.

The quality of this gun is as close to the real thing as can get. Thanks

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 5452
Reviewed: 2013-11-15
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"I bought this gun because my previous gun fell apart in my hands. I do not think I will have this problem with the Ekol ES Viper."

By: Jim Austin From NC

Vizsla. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Very sturdy and high quality. I bought this gun because my previous gun fell apart in my hands. I do not think I will have this problem with the Ekol ES Viper. I look forward to many years of dog training with this gun.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6242
Reviewed: 2013-12-05
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"Price and very good quality."

By: MIGUEL A ALISEDA From TX

Hunts. Competes.

Have the better choice. Price and very good quality.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23844
Reviewed: 2015-09-30
"I took the grips off and painted them with hunter orange spray paint. Looks nice and makes it easy to see if I drop it."

By: Brian Murphy From MO

gsp. Owns 5 dogs. Hunts. Competes.

I took the grips off and painted them with hunter orange spray paint. Looks nice and makes it easy to see if I drop it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23422
Reviewed: 2015-09-08
"Great for the price, love that there's a few options for what size poppers to use"

By: MELANIE CORTEZ From CA

yellow lab. Hunts. Family pet.

Great for the price, love that there's a few options for what size poppers to use

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24193
Reviewed: 2015-10-20
"Works great!!"

By: Marlene Beetstra From WI

Owns 111 dogs. Hunts.

Works great!!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 24190
Reviewed: 2015-10-20
"I would recommend it to anyone looking for a 22 blank gun."

By: Justin Kuecher From IL

Hunts. Family pet.

It is a solid gun, works great. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a 22 blank gun.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 26066
Reviewed: 2016-01-01
"The gun is exactly as described and shown."

By: From

N/A.

The gun is exactly as described and shown. Shipping was quick and the email updates were great. Very professional company.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 18356
Reviewed: 2015-02-04
"Glad I got a recommendation to buy this starter pistol from this web site."

By: Yvette Skinner From LA

Competes.

Glad I got a recommendation to buy this starter pistol from this web site. I had tried to buy something cheaper on Amazon and was disappointed and had to send it back. This one is a keeper.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 15368
Reviewed: 2014-11-09
"Don't know yet. Have not used it. I'll let you know."

By: Thomas Rasnic From Va

Owns 9 dogs. Hunts. Family pet.

Don't know yet. Have not used it. I'll let you know.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 16636
Reviewed: 2014-12-14
"Solid pistol"

By: Brad Kern From NV

Hunts.

Solid pistol. Appears to be well built. Just started to expose the pup to gunfire. No mishaps with the pistol or the acorn blanks that I also purchased. I am happy with my overall experience with Gun Dog Supply.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 11441
Reviewed: 2014-06-09
"Very nice gun at a good price."

By: David Scheer From MN

English Setter. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Very nice gun at a good price.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 9133
Reviewed: 2014-03-16
"Purchased for son who has hunting dogs in field trials. He likes it real well."

By: RH From Poplar Bluff, MO

Hunts.

Purchased for son who has hunting dogs in field trials. He likes it real well.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28609
Reviewed: 2016-04-05
"It is an excellent training tool."

By: Mark Chadwick

Owns 3 dogs. Family pet.

My purchase was everything I expected. I purchased the blank pistol to be used when conducting Active Threat Training with my office during SIMS training. It is an excellent training tool.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28810
Reviewed: 2016-04-14
"This a great pistol to start training your young puppy to handle the sound of a gun."

By: Brandon Clark From NC

Hunts. Family pet.

This a great pistol to start training your young puppy to handle the sound of a gun. Very impressed with the quality and durability.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28735
Reviewed: 2016-04-11
"Great for getting a young dog used to the shot."

By: Stan Foster From MS

Hunts.

Exactly as described. I also like the fact that the acorns don't emit a sharp sound. Great for getting a young dog used to the shot.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 29339
Reviewed: 2016-05-10
"Great product."

By: Mark Turner

Owns 11 dogs. Hunts.

Great product. Works well for what I need.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 29518
Reviewed: 2016-05-18
Customer Review #31361

By: Robert Wall From MN

Hunts.

Great blank gun. Will meet my needs in a mid priced blank gun. Gun is exactly what is described in advertisement.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31361
Reviewed: 2016-08-30
"A "best buy" for quality at this price."

By: B. Appleman

Great fit, feel and craftsmanship...a "best buy" for quality at this price. Only knock is lack of a lanyard ring, but everything else is first rate.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 416
Reviewed: 2011-04-08
Customer Review #31408

By: Garrett Ramsey From MT

Hunts. Competes.

An excellent experience! I will order from Gun Dog Supply again.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31408
Reviewed: 2016-09-03
Customer Review #31732

By: James Colvin From MI

Glolden Retriever. Hunts. Family pet.

This pistol feels good. It appears to be made well and worked flawlessly when we used it to train my golden.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31732
Reviewed: 2016-10-07
Customer Review #31783

By: Russ Casteel From WA

Hunts.

I like the feel and smoothness of the firing.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 31783
Reviewed: 2016-10-11
Customer Review #28268

By: Lamarsh From MI

Hunts. Competes.

This is a great starter pistol for the money. It appears to have the quality of the pistols that are several times the cost of this pistol. One thing I don't like about it is how hard it is to see the orange plug in the barrel. It is sunk into the barrel and is not visible at all from the sides. Because of this, I'm afraid to use it in the park by my house because it looks like a real gun. I will probably have to spray paint the barrel orange.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 28268
Reviewed: 2016-03-21
Customer Review #27857

By: James Yost From PA

Hunts.

It seems well made and functions ok. The one problem is the chambers in the cylinder are bored slightly to large. When I fire the blanks they expand to much and when you go to eject the fired rounds they stick to the ejector and must be pried off with your fingers. Occasionally a blank will split when fired.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 27857
Reviewed: 2016-03-07
"No problems through a few hundred acorn blanks. Cylinder rotates fine and ejects empties as it should."

By: Kent Ward From WI

Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

No problems through a few hundred acorn blanks. Cylinder rotates fine and ejects empties as it should. Longevity remains to be seen as does performance with other blanks.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 23767
Reviewed: 2015-09-27
"So far so good."

By: Caleb Westmoreland From MS

Labrador. Hunts.

So far so good. I'm using the CCI blanks and are firing every time. Not too loud for a young dog that is trying to be introduced to gunfire.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 22418
Reviewed: 2015-07-26
"Nice product with a cost very reasonable."

By: MIGUEL A ALISEDA From TX

Owns 6 dogs. Hunts. Competes.

Nice product with a cost very reasonable.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20371
Reviewed: 2015-04-21
"I like this starter pistol"

By: Anthony Sellers From NC

Hunts. Family pet.

I like this starter pistol. My 12 year old son and I got it for our dog Jack. It's of good weight and feel with very good reaction. The hammer is a little difficult for my son, and on occasion it will lock up, as if not properly aligned, but that is easy to fix. I have been unable to find anyone with CCI Blanks in stock, and the acorn blanks just aren't that loud. Because of the lack of ammo options, it's a little pricey for step above a cap gun.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13937
Reviewed: 2014-09-22
"It works well"

By: Paul Chetcuti From WI

Family pet. Competes.

It works well, but I feel it is too heavy.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 11384
Reviewed: 2014-06-07
"Nice heavy feel & overall we are happy with our purchase & the customer service."

By: Hainstock

Labrador & Dutch Shepherd. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Ordered, but when received & loaded the pistol (acorn & smokeless blanks) would not fire. Called GDS & they promptly sent a replacement (suggestion was that pistol was not machined properly).
The replacement pistol fires just fine. Acorn blanks are perfect for our rescued Dutch at getting him used to gunfire. We are gradually advancing to the smokeless blanks. The only problem with both of these types of blanks is that they are a pain to eject! They have to be pried out of cylinder with fingernail or knife. This makes for slow reloading. Eventually we will advance to the powder blanks & I predict we shouldn't have any troubles with those because of the smooth edges.
The pistol has a nice heavy feel & overall we are happy with our purchase & the customer service received.


Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2901
Reviewed: 2011-11-06
"Pretty well made pistol for the price"

By: Brendan

Seems to be a pretty well made pistol for the price. Very happy with it thanks. I just wanted to comment on shooting the larger black powder blanks with it. It not only requires cleaning the powder residue (which is expected). But the cartridges also have a little plug of card board which becomes lodged in the cylinder or the hole on the discharge hole on top of the pistol. Pistol works fine, but you definitely would want to get that cardboard wadding out every time you use it. Thanks again. You have great products. Brendan. (Just saying).

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3512
Reviewed: 2013-09-23
Customer Review #20381

By: Rennbahn K9 From NY

Owns 4 dogs. Competes.

Trigger jams pretty frequently.

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 20381
Reviewed: 2015-04-22
Customer Review #19048

By: Tim Wales From CA

Hunts. Family pet. Competes.

Initially while inspecting the gun I expected it would perform well. Solid, well built, with little to indicate the problems to come. I found the gun to be less than adequate in performance. IMO the vent hole for the expanding gases is too small, leading to back pressure on the spent cartridges, which makes them difficult to impossible to eject without using a pair of pliers. While trying to get the spent shells off the ejector the cylinder fell of the crane, which was the beginning of the end. I only shot a total of 18 rounds before deciding to send it back in exchange for an an Alfa .22 blank gun. I've used my friends Alfa for over three weeks with none of the problems I encountered with the Ekol Viper.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 19048
Reviewed: 2015-03-01
Customer Review #8966

By: Ann Perez From NC

Hunts.

I don't know if the problem is with the 22 blank rounds I am using, but some of the chambers are tight to load, and I have to leave one chamber empty so it will revolve.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 8966
Reviewed: 2014-03-10
Customer Review #3187

By: Tim Whitney

Owns 18 dogs. Hunts.

This training pistol appears to be well made, but it will not eject the empty crimps after firing... I have to pry them out with a screwdriver... Can't anyone make a decent training pistol? I should have sent this one back, but needed something to train a new pup I have so I kept it. It's not not just one or two empties that have to be pried out...it's all of them... Every time I use it.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3187
Reviewed: 2012-10-01
Customer Review #6092

By: Karen

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts.

Arrgghh! Falls apart. Can't easily remove spent casings. Heavy. Would love to return it and buy a more expensive pistol that is reliable and easy to use.

Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6092
Reviewed: 2013-12-03
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Viper .22 Blank Pistol

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Ekol ES Viper 22 Caliber Double Action Blank Pistol

Ekol ES Viper 22 Caliber Double Action Blank Pistol
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Code: 5231

Viper 22 Case and Accessories Viper 22 Barrel Detail Viper 22 Shell Ejector Viper 22 Cylinder Detail Viper 22 Hammer Detail Viper 22 Grip Detail

Video of Ekol ES Viper 22 Caliber Double Action Blank Pistol


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These blank pistols are not props and can cause serious injury if used improperly. They are not recommended for use in theatrical productions or indoors.


Double action with a 6 shot cylinder that swings out for easy reloading. Fires .22 cal blanks. The orange safety plug in the barrel is a reminder that this blank pistol is not a firearm.

One year manufacturer warranty. Includes hardshell carrying case.

DO NOT fire black powder blanks in this pistol. You should only use blanks loaded with NC (non corrosive) powder.

NOTES:
  • If using crimped acorn blanks, you must point the Viper down when firing to prevent jamming (this does not occur with our other types of blanks).
  • Fiocchi long smokeless blanks will fire in the Viper 22/6mm blank pistol, but due to the pistol's design, the crimped end of the cartridge expands to a point making them difficult to eject from the cylinder. The Fiocchi blank will also leave excessive fouling requiring consistent cleaning for proper operation.

    Specifications:

    Barrel: 2.5"
    Overall Length: 7"
    Height: 5.5"
    Weight: 1.7 lbs.
    Capacity: 6
    Finish: Black Gloss

    Use and/or possession of Blank Pistols (Starter Pistols) and Blanks is prohibited and/or restricted in some jurisdictions. Laws change frequently. Therefore, all buyers should check with local authorities prior to ordering pistols and/or blanks.


  • Ekol ES Viper 22 Caliber Double Action Blank Pistol
    Item # 5231
    $99.95




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