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Question Couple of questions from a newb

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Pually, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. Pually

    Pually Active Member

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    Hello all...first post. I bought my first co2 pistol, a
    Umarex Beretta M92FS. My time in the woods was cut short from the rain, so I couldn't use up a canister. I was able to get off 24 shots. So, first question is, about how many shots from a cylinder before it is spent? Second question...how long can I keep a fresh cylinder in the gun?

    Many thanks!
     
  2. Samon

    Samon Donator

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    a co2 capusle will usually give about 60 shots in a gun like that if I remember rightly.. so on warm day a few more on a cold day a few less.
    you have permission to shoot in a woodland? that's cool! ;)
     
  3. Mart61

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    Hi there and Welcome aboard!

    I'm not sure about your gun but I get around 80 shots from a cartridge from my CP88. However, I never leave a cartridge in the gun, even if I've only shot 20 or 30 shots. I always discharge the cartridge and remove it.

    I assume you own the woods by the way, or at least permission to shoot there?
     
  4. smallman28

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    I used to get 80 shots quite easily and I would always remove the CO2 once I had done 80-90 shots regardless and would never leave the cartridge in once I had finished shooting even if I hadn't used all the gas.
     
  5. Pually

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    Thanks for the replies. Ok, I will remove the cartridge. No, I don't own the woods, but I have permission to shoot. The woods are owned and managed by a friend, and there is a great spot in the wood for shooting into the side of a hill. I can't hunt in the woods, only target shoot at the hill. A couple years back he gave me permission to shoot the rabbits in the surrounding fields, but he gets the rabbits. Well, it has taken me a couple of years to get around to it. The pistol is for fun, though, not for rabbits!
     

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