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Hammering a nail home

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Relgubmot, May 3, 2014.

  1. Relgubmot

    Relgubmot Donator

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    So.. I bought a s10 recently that I found loud. I tried everything, silencers, different pellets etc but after a lot of research I decided on a longer barrel coupled with my weirauch silencer. Amazingly, it was louder. I took it our for a shoot and blew the soul out of a rabbit... A quick retrospective google showed me that a longer barrel = more fps, which equals a higher ftlb. Anyway, a chrono confirmed mine was firing at almost 60ftlbs!!!!!

    Now. My old man was a copper, and when I was around 13/14, my dad locked me in a cell as a 'this is where you could end up if you don't fly right' lesson. Needless to say, 20 minutes in that cell knowing I wasn't in there for long was enough for me to make sure my rifles are sub 12!

    But I digress. i took the rifle in to my local RFD for a chrono, knowing what was coming, and gladly handed it over for a service and new parts to bring it under 12. Got it back today, and the logical first thing to do was take it round a mates who has a long ass garden and do some zeroing. That took a whole three shots, and my . it is like a new rifle.

    three shots.. Zerot forty eight yards.

    next twenty.. Pennies at 48 yards.

    Next three? Hammer a 2 inch nail into a piece of oak.

    as Derek would say, I loves it I does.
  2. Tripleteer

    Tripleteer Donator

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    Great accurate rifle the S10. I love mine!!!!
  3. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    United Kingdom
    They are a fantastic rifle to use, though yours must have been subect to some horrendous modifications to be shooting at that power (FAC variants norally run at 28 ft lb). I have my Mark 3 BBC in the CS stock now and can thoroughly recommend the CS800 stock. Transforms the handling of the gun, makes it a Superb 10!
  4. ratman60

    ratman60 Pro Poster

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    hello, maybe a heads up on the RFD you used might help other shooters and their PCPs.
  5. anchovie

    anchovie Banned

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    you must have been getting next to no shots at 60ft/lb

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