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Advice My first post

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by KING OF THE SPRING, Mar 5, 2014.

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  1. KING OF THE SPRING

    KING OF THE SPRING Banned

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    Hello all this is my first post so please be gentle. I have always owned and shot springers and I am thinking about getting a P.C.P. will have around £400 to spend so would love some recommendations from you all. Thanks in advance Dave.
     
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    Welcome to the forum Dave.

    Is £400 including your charging gear like a bottle or pump

    Also do you need a scope ?
     
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    Hi and thanks for the welcome, fortunately my brother runs a dive centre and can give me a bottle or two and I already have a variety of scope options to choose from so the budget is for a rifle only.
     
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    what are you wanting the gun for etc. will help with advice :)
     
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    Thats excellent about your brothers profession.

    I, personally like Air Arms and have an S200 & S400. For your budget you could easily get an S400.

    What will you be shooting ? Targets / HFT / Hunting ?

    Give us a better idea of what will suit you better
     
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    Primarily Hunting as I have a few permissions but I do target shoot on occasions.
     
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    aa s200 mk1 or mk2 imo purely on the basis the stock feels nicer for me.
    if you can get your hands on a used ripley/hogan elite for £400 you've done well (they cost from £499 new but aren't for sale often)
    and fx2000 can easily be had for that and they are superb rifles in my opinion, i've had 30 odd air rifles and the fx is the only one i've not sold for about the past 10 i've sold...

    now obviously im recommending rifles i own (but i've owned 3 of them for the 2nd time as i've tried alot and come back to them :D)

    also airarms s410 or 510 and people may find this funny that im advising this but BSA ultra SE,

    all of the above are or can be made into multishot....
     
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    Maybe a multishot would suit you better.

    AA S410 ... you can get single shot loaders for HFT
     
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    exactly the same as what i do, for me single shot or multishot isn't a biggy, but multishot is an obvious advantage if it all works correctly...
     
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    Thanks for the response Guys, Will look at all suggestions and see what appeals the most. Will update you all as soon as I get it. Cant wait thanks again Dave.
     
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    try before you buy if i were you :D
    and try, to try several at once as you may be like me and just try something and say to yourself "im here now, may as well buy it" :rolleyes:

    are yo planning on 2nd hand?
     
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    Depends what you want to use the gun for, its hard to go wrong with an Air Arms S400 tried and tested sporter rifle.
     
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    welcome to the forum dave. as for choice, i would recommend an air arms s400 karbine superlite .177. for you, it would be best to go down to your rfd and try a few for size - what suits me, may not suit you, but if it does, the s400 is the best for your needs.
     
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    Have a word with Blackpool Air Rifles. Or check out their website.. They have a good selection of new and used guns.. Very good service as well.

    I picked up a used but mint Falcon Prairie.. It's turned out to be the best gun I owned to date.. Me and that little Falcon are like soul mates it fits me so well.
     
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    The return of BadBoyBazel....
     
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