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Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Jasglo68, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. Jasglo68

    Jasglo68 Its not about the size it’s where you put it !!

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    Hemel Hempstead
    I added a hw30s .177 to my collection last weekend and now I've put about 150 shots through it I thought I'd post some findings. The first thing I did was remove the open sights and replaced them with a Hawks 3-9x40 sight. I didn't want anything larger than this as it would upset the overall look. The gun itself is like a miniature hw95 and although its advertised as a junior rifle , I find it plenty big enough to shoot and I'm 6ft. Fit and finish is fist class and the addition of the Rekord trigger only adds to the feel of quality.
    Cocking the rifle feels nice and smooth with only a light stroke. The gun did suffer with a slight galling straight from the box but a light application of moly has cured that. No need for an insert as some have required.
    Having read a lot of very positive reviews online I was looking forward to shooting this little rifle and I can confirm its a pleasure to shoot. Obviously running at about 7ft/lbs helps but I can only describe it as having a tuned feel. You can easily balance a pellet on the breech and it hardly moves on firing. Accuracy at 20yrds is stunning !!! A five shot group the size of a .22 pellet with Air Arms 4.52mm is the norm from a rested position. All this from a gun that is under £200. This gun has almost a cult following in America and I can completely see why.
    So if you are after a new gun and don't need full hunting power or are after a simple rifle for target and back garden use , I would say look no further.
    A quality product from a quality maker and a worthy addition to any collection.

    Last edited: Mar 17, 2014
  2. reaper6

    reaper6 Banned

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    Nice little review.....loverly little gun the HW30
  3. jjones

    jjones Well-Known Member

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    bought my lad one of these, it is a good solid little gun.

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