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A Mythical Rifle!...Now I Own One.

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Elk hunter, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. Elk hunter

    Elk hunter Keyboard Hero

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    Now I'm not saying its the holy grail of air rifles but for me I just needed it out my system. For month I've been looking for an elusive Theoben Élan .22 due to only making a handful. Im not sure it will ever be a classic PCP or a sound investment but there is very little information on the web which made it more intriguing to me as I've always been a fan of the Rapid 7 it was a must.
    After missing one due to the seller thought it was worth way more than I wished to pay I came across one on Tuesday. The guy selling it was reluctant but his needs meant it had to go. Apart from a few marks on the trigger gaurd its totaly origonal and mint condition. After a price was agreed I collected it on Friday. Ill do a review after I've had a play but first impressions are wow it's the lightest PCP I've ever held.
    Unfortunately I was unable to shoot it on Friday due to helping on Sharon's allotment, but managed to put it over the crono in the back garden with an average of 11.6 flb. Over 12 shots. So I had high hopes for this morning but rain stopped play.
    Sun came out this afternoon and i headed over to my brothers house to kill two birds with one stone, daughter could play with her cousins I could plink in the field. The plinking did not go to plan, my nephew had a hole other idea. I did not get a look in. What can I say about how the Élan shoots, well 50/60 shots is fine for hunting but not when the family want to play. Nephew is left handed but did not stop him, his veridic is "Awesome"

    Had another great afternoon but still haven't played with my new toy. Bummer!
    Andrew.
    Theoben Élan .22 came with 2 unused 7 shot mags.
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  2. stefan

    stefan I am the passenger

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    you should have said as ive seen a few for sale the last couple of months
     
  3. jonnywise

    jonnywise Well-Known Member

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    Looks just like a mk1 rapid with a different stock. Is the élan regulated ?
    jonny
     
  4. scoop

    scoop Busy Member

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    Cracking looking rifle
    enjoy
     
  5. stuart2477

    stuart2477 Engaging Member

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  6. warrenater

    warrenater Donator

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    nice one hope you enjoy her . atb gary
     
  7. walker

    walker Busy Member

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    I saw the one that was well over priced. Couldn't believe it when i saw what he was asking. What did you pay for that one mate if you dont mind me asking?. They are gorgeous guns!
     

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