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Advice BIG DECISION! Which gun to buy???

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by AirArms456, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. AirArms456

    AirArms456 Junior Member

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    Which Air rifle to buy? £450 to spend on a pcp or a high end springer! Thinking either a hw97k, or a BSA ultra, but if any other rifles come to mind, please let me know! will be using it for hunting up to 40 yards, maybe a bit further if practiced enough.

    Cheers

    Isaac
     
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  2. Biz

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    second hand pcp - AA S410, Hw100. Second springers well Hw97, Hw77, Hw99, Hw95, Hw90, TX200, AA ProSport. you have a nice budget for a good gun!
     
  3. mikey

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    my advise would be to go to your local gun shop and shoulder a few rifles to see which fits you the best and go from there
     
  4. Biz

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    Great advice I was supposed to mention that after listing all them awesome guns lol! Definitely shoulder guns first its a must.
     
  5. AirArms456

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    I would love either a s410 or a hw100, but I need a pump and a scope so if I can find either of them rifles with that included will definitely be looking into it. I am selling my s200 with quite a bit of equipment so my budget is based on that really. I quite like the look of the s400 also, what rifle have you got?
     
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    I have A HW97k .22 A Daystate Huntsman .22 a S400 .177 and a Daystate MK4 .177 had many others though to many to list. Swapped my Beloved S410 for the Ambidextrous S400 for my mrs. Do you have permissions in Clitheroe? I used to hunt there with a friend but not spoken to him in a long while.
     
  7. AirArms456

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    just outside of clitheroe actually, in villages near by, do you still shoot on your own round there?
     
  8. Biz

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    im afraid not mate I have 3 permissions in chester area. :)
     
  9. AirArms456

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    no worries pal, so what do you shoot now, the s400? and now I have thought about it its between the s400 and the ultra I think!
     
  10. Biz

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    I found the ultra to light but extremely accurate and I hated the low shot count. I am 50/50 on the ultra. nah I shoot the mk4 more than any other pal.
     
  11. AirArms456

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    yeh I have heard the shot count is a downside to the ultra, the weight of it should be good for me really as I am not the biggest person at 5'8 haha. I will just get my s200 sold and see which bargains I can pickup, the only thing which is swaying me towards the ultra is that I can buy it new for just over 300 quid?
     
  12. Biz

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    If I had to choose pal it would be the S200 over the Ultra any day. personal opinion! before people get on there high horses lol. Aim for an S410 pal! quality bit of kit! don't rush u have a gun for now take time wait for a good deal. And in the time of waiting you might be able to save another hundred quid or so.
     
  13. vitalich

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    if u spending 400-450 for the gun,

    check what of the daystates u can catch on sale!
     
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    Huntsman / Mk3 for that price range.. defiantly worth a punt. can always meet you with my huntsman let you shoulder my guns no problem your not far away pal
     
  15. Clubshot

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    Check out Local Air Gun Club and try and see what others are using

    You might run into a Bargin - as many clubs have for Sale Tables -

    BOB/R
     
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    If you already have an S200 why do you want something else ?

    It is one of the best little guns you could buy into IMHO

    Light, robust,reliable, decent shot count, quiet, auto-indexing multi shot as an optional aftermarket add-on.

    I have always considered the S200 to be a great option.
     
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    As per usual no one mentions the poor old Brocock, everything you have asked for and more. yes I do own one and I have shouldered other makes at manchester air guns, I also have a BSA Spitfire I love that little rifle as well, just pointing out the Brocock though as £450.00 buys a brand new 6 shot 60 shots per fill rifle.
     
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    So why not keep the s200 or now and save a little money up. Then sell the s200 and it to the fund, you then get to buy something a bit more expencive and also more money more choice.

    Andrew
     
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    You tell em Tony!!
     
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    AAS400 or AAS410 both great second hand well within budget and enough for scope etc
     

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