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Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Tom, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. Tom

    Tom Active Member

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    Hi everyone just joined a couple mins ago. Can u shed some lite on my problame i want a air rifle but i havent a clue wear to start as iv never owend one before.
    can you give me some info on what rifle i shud be gettin?? id like sumthing cheap accurate and
    [FONT=&quot]Preferably with a 10 shot mag? :)
    ta everyone :up:
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  2. steve410

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    Tom I have moved your post as you posted in the for sale section.

    What will you be using the rifle for,Hunting,target shooting ?

    What type do you want,PCP,springer ?

    What calibre do you want,.22,.177 ?
     
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    To my knowledge the cheapest multi-shot gun you can get is the Air Arms S200 with retro-fit magazine, about £300 for the gun, and £60 for the magazine system. That's if you're buying new.

    Second hand ... the choice is yours really.
     
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    If you want a multishot rifle, I'll presume it's for hunting. you have 2 choices as to type of rifle, pcp or co2. cheapest option is co2.. best one available in multishot is the umarex 850 air magnum .22 cal with 8 shot mag. retail around £250. low cost pcp your looking at the bsa ultra multishot cost about £350 but then you have too buy charging gear, either a pump or divers cylinder. these cost over £100. there is the benjamin discovery rifle which uses either co2 or air, but i dont know too much about these. those should give you something too think about for a while. atb Brian.
     
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    Real men Use Springers!!!! Leave the bottles to scuba divers and firemen!!:D
     
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    i think i might just get a single shot thn. wats the differwnt between a 22 n a 177 ?

    anyone no any gud websites i can order from? i think il go for a single but accurat 1. n mainly for shootin birds,mammals n practice on targets that kind of stuff? :up:
     
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    I think you can still order airguns online but they can't be delivered ... so, your best bet is to go along to your nearest gun shop and see what they've got there.
     
  8. Tom

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    yeah ok thers 1 in redcar il go ther. so wats the difference between a pcp n a springer?
    also ats the diff with .22 .177?
    i may sound a little bit of a idiot but i dunno wa u mean?
     
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    .177 is a smaller caliber round (pellet) than a .22 ...177 as a flatter trajectory (better for targets), meaning it will fly straighter than a .22. ..and no your not a idiot, your very sensible in asking these questions. :D:up:
     
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    A springer is shot by cocking a spring inside the gun which drives a piston inside a clyinder pushing the air out which drives the pellet out . These guns are single shot ! This the cheaper option!
    A pcp pushes the pellet out of the barrel by using compressed air . These are quiter and many people find them more accuarate , more expensive and often multi shot . As well as the price of the gun for apcp you will have to buy charging gear aswell!
    I have springer and i cant shoot accuaretley after alot of practise ( i often shoot more accuarate than some of the pcp users at my club) . If you want my advise get a reasonable .22 springer . This more of a challenge and in my opinion will make you a better shot overall !
    No such thing as a stupid question , we were all beginners at one point
     
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    .22 is heavy and shoots like a hammer.
    It is good for short range and hits hard so good for hunting and close range tin can shooting

    .177 shoots like a dart.
    Fly fast and has a longer range and is better for precision shooting over long range like targets and quarry heads

    PCP guns
    Advantages
    No recoil
    multishot option
    more forgiving
    easy and fast to load
    quiet
    Dissadvantage
    needs charging gear
    expencive

    Spring guns
    advantage
    all the shots you want wont run out
    cheaper
    a good one can be bought for the price of an okay PCP
    no charging gear needed

    Dissadvantage
    one shot
    long time to load can be loud bad for hunting
    recoil
    harder to shoot
     
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    A1 i have recently been converted to .22 which at one point i refused to accept as being the better caliber:eek: but with a bit of practice spring guns are very easy to shoot . it will be a while before i get a pcp!
     
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    Hughie is right. Try a springer,cheaper set up, just cock and go!! Leave the pre charged to blokes without muscles!!!:D
     
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    Thankyou for all the advice everyone i think il get a springer and take your advice il put a post up when i get 1 n il tell you what i bought n how poor i am at shooting it lol :D:up:
     
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    With some practise you wont be !
     
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    yes as long as its 11.5 lb pressure although if you can afford it i would get something at bit more expensive
     
  19. Tom

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    could sum1 tell me a decent air rifle (springer) for under £150 if possible :D
     
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    Does that have to include a scope as well..?

    Al
     

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