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Advice HW45 Advice Please

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Bigun, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Bigun

    Bigun Newbie

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    Hi all newbie here.

    Thinking of getting a HW45 Black Star but have a few questions if anybody can help me?

    I want to use it mainly for target shooting and with some practice start to enter into some compatitions, I was looking at getting the .20 if I can order one from somewhere and just have a couple of questions before I go for it

    1 can you use .20 pistol in competitions
    2 read a post on here where somebody commented that you could not use fibre optic sites in competition shooting which the black star comes with
    3 any reconmendations for an alternative pistol for my needs upto the £300 mark

    Many Thanks
    Paul
     
  2. droid

    droid Posting Addict

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    You could do worse than an Alecto, or have a standard HW45 up in the swaps section with optional new .20 cal barrel if it is of any interest.
     
  3. kw1997

    kw1997 Newbie

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    Any good place to buy this type of pistol which has good prices.
     
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    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    It depends on what you mean by "competitions".

    For informal club bashes the '45 in .20 will probably suffice (subject to specific regs) however for "proper" (6yd, 10m and 20yd) ISSF type stuff I agree that the sights could be a problem, .20 will be excluded and you'll be at a massive disadvantage with a recoiling gun.

    Providing it fits the regs I'd suspect that the Webley Alecto would be a much more suitable bet for the budget you have :)
     

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