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Hammerli 550 Armex Seeker Kit

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by buck hunter, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. buck hunter

    buck hunter Member

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    Thought i would post as new to the forum, i have purchased the Hammerli 550 Armex seeker kit from my local gun smith came quite highly recommended. I am generally new to the sport i have had a basic rifle for many years never really doing anything to serious in that time. I am now hoping to get more into it and am really impressed with the accuracy, quiteness and power of my springer i know alot of people go down the PCP route but personally i wanted to boost my skills with a springer.
    I was wondering has anyone else got this air rifle or used one i am so impressed with it but being new to all this i just wondered what other opinions there were out there?:)
     
  2. Alexdermietzel

    Alexdermietzel Keyboard Hero

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    Welcome to the forum mate. Never tried the seeker before, but I understand it to be well recommended. It's good to keep a springer or two to keep you on the ball with your technique.
     
  3. buck hunter

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    I really am enjoying using the gun the accuracy it has for a springer is brilliant i didnt want to jump straight in to a PCP i like to challenge myself and improve my shot first.
     
  4. paddyDT

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    The Seeker kit is what has got me into air rifles after a very long absence. I bought a HW97k .177 about a month later for the flatter trajectory and that is awesome, but really enjoy the seeker too. Has a quiet but solid thunk to it, and as shooting time is very limited, I have not managed to explore the limits of its potential accuracy.

    I did fit a Welsh Willy WWTII trigger which is a vast improvement over the supplied trigger, though a bit too sensitive. Can't seem to increase the 1st stage much, so its fractional movement, then release. But I'm getting used to it.
     
  5. buck hunter

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    I did read about the Trigger may be the only small snag, is it worth fitting another trigger also how difficult is this to do?
    Thanks for the responses guys!
     
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    Not difficult at all if you have even minor practical skills. £24 odd.
    Its a significant improvement IMO, though I must stress that I really need to spend time adjusting it. It is a bit too light for my tastes at the moment.
     

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