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Impact 200

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by 32:1, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. 32:1

    32:1 Theoben user

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    Whats the score with these rifles, been told their new rapids ?

    Been offered one in .22 at what looks reasonable price.

    Any owners or users that can share their experiences with them


  2. JPL1971

    JPL1971 Donator

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    Hi Chris

    I believe they pretty much are a Rapid as Impact took over the Theoben factory when they shut up shop, inheriting their tooling etc and I assume their engineers too.
    As far as im told they are very much "like for like"

    Hope this helps

  3. Gunfun

    Gunfun Engaging Member

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    I think Gunmart did a review of that gun, check out their airgun reviews online.
  4. the67al

    the67al Engaging Member

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    A rapid with improvements and very nice handling.
  5. katluke

    katluke Donator

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    A rapid with innovations "borrowed" from enthusiasts who could be bothered to do r+d and bring the Rapid platform up to date.
  6. Big Uli

    Big Uli Donator

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    Gretton, Northants-Leicestershire Border
    I've got the T500

    There are subtle differences but essentially the same as a Rapid
    What makes me laugh is how some rapid fans slate the impact guns
    They must have very short memories :D

    Only thing about the Impacts is the price
    They do not warrant the price tag which is why I bought mine 2nd hand of a chap who was doing me a favour
    I would also recommend to change the cocking lever
    Tony Bolts on facebook did mine
    Whatever material Impact use seems to snap with lots of use
    I know 2 guys down my club who ended up with broken of levers
    One during a HFT shoot

    All in all a good gun just like a well sorted rapid with the bad customer care you would be used to from Theoben
    Unless you go directly to the factory as I'm told

    Review I did when I'd had it for a while
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2015
  7. 32:1

    32:1 Theoben user

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    I jumped in and bought one yesterday

    after having a rapid I can say this as stated above, feels that bit slicker

    cocking is not as notchey and its super quiet

    down the range this week


  8. Blackmax

    Blackmax Forum Rude Guy

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    Where did you buy it from Chris?

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