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Good news Are Co2 Pistols Are Starting To Get Popular Again ?

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Wild Bill, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. Lev Levvin

    Lev Levvin BEAST OF BODMIN

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  2. Ade C

    Ade C Busy Member

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    Yes, I've used them in a smoothbore S&W M&P R8. surprisingly accurate at 6 yards
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  3. CaineIsCarter

    CaineIsCarter Donator

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    It is a co2 replica (Webley) that has drawn me back into airguns after a lengthy hiatus.

    I can see where it’s going... it won’t be long before I buy a PPK, then a Peacemaker, followed shortly afterwards by my 4th HW45 (because it’s a “real” pistol... )!!

    I haven’t been on the forum for a long time, but there seems to be a thriving pistol community which is good to see.
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  4. PBaz Barrett

    PBaz Barrett 'I love slinging lead me'..

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    Ahhh.. :coffee: A nice and calm conversation has returned to this thread.. :)..

    Yes Its is one slippery slope.. In 2012 I owned 7 rifles and 1 pistol.. Now nearing end of 2019, I own 3 rifles but the pistol count has risen.. I own a HW44 and 45 which are both great.. But since purchasing my first Co2, Sig Sauer M17 replica.. I'm addicted :facepalm:.. purchased a Colt SAA from Wild Bill :thumb:.. that made me want more! :D.. A Walther CP99 followed and just love it, so much that I have to have a CP88, (in negotiations at mo 4 one).. Also considering a Beretta M92FS, as next addition to my collection.. I like the fact I can use them indoors if requiring a fix, shooting targets 10m away.. I find very rewarding using one with the look, feel and operation of the original.. Regarding PCP rifles ect, they are very very good but tbh the 3 rifles I own do everything I could ever wish for.. Night or day.. Ive see nothing coming out to improve on what I already own!.. I think PCP tech has peaked TBH.. C02's on the other hand are just getting better and better! Always on the look out for the latest replica's.. Some are works of art!.. And mastering shooting them I find very addictive..

    In a nut shell.. Yes I do think there is a much bigger expanding interest in Co2 replica's these days..

    Peace :)..
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  5. Richard James

    Richard James Busy Member

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    Wirral UK
    I had a day in the field with my CO2 pistols with three friends last summer and a great time was had by all.

    I think that some of the main attractions are that you can 1) pick one and take it with you immediately, 2) the cheap price means it's not too much of a serious decision and 3) there's a fun element to shooting with (what looks like) a real gun with 4) enough poke to destroy alloy drinks cans, but not so much that you can't fire one in the garden.

    Serious fun and safe enough for teenage children to "get the shooting bug". This last point being the most important thing long-term!
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