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BSA

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Plinker, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. Plinker

    Plinker Newbie

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    Hi all.

    Just a general question about the company BSA.

    How are they generally considered in terms of quality Airguns overall?
    There are so many manufacturers out there which produce similar products in every price range it is very hard to steer in one direction even knowing what you want the gun for.
    I have been drawn to 2 of their models, the Ultra and the Scorpion, and so wondered if there were equally similar products out there but better, if you know what I mean.
     
  2. hughie

    hughie Posting Addict

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    I think generally BSA are thought to be quite a good quality British company. They make some fantastic springers as well as pcp's such as BSA lightning . Overall the quality of their guns are quite good but i'm not sure what there after sale service is like.
     
  3. Rockabilly

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    bsa products are good, but in my opinion there springers are a bit dated and cheap looking. i have owned a scorpion and they are a good rifle , but the airarms 400 range is superior.
    as far as bsa customer service.....its second to none.
     
  4. Darren Petts

    Darren Petts Temporarily Alive

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    Good company. You can buy their products with confidence.

    Ultra
    Not much competition in the cheap very small carbine market except the elderly FN8 or 12 from Falcon.

    Scorpion
    Nice gun but comes in Carbine length only as opposed to the S400 which gives you a choice of lengths. Better finished than the S400. Is screw cut for a silencer which the S400 is not. Trigger is about the same quality. Woodwork is not as good as AA timber. BSA make their own barrels as opposed to AA who buy Walther units.

    If you want a BSA then get one.
     
  5. j.stuart

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    i mainly own bsas and mainly due to living close to them.
    guns do what they say on the tin and are reliable and built to last and are cheaper then competitors.
    down side is there email and attitude "some times" but when you go the factory they go out the way to help.
    other down side is im sick of seeing the hornet action and now the s10 has been dis continued for yet again another hornet based action which apparently can do you a piece of toast in the field and they are working on it being able to butter it.
    what they call there flag ship rifle:rolleyes:
     

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