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New to air guns questions

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Silverworld, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. Silverworld

    Silverworld Newbie

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    Im in the process of choosing my first proper airgun. I have some old gas ram ones for fun but not I want to do some serious hunting.

    I am only just learning about new PCP guns and would be very grateful for some answers to basic questions.

    1. If I get a foot hand pump to charge it, how many times can you charge the tank, is it unlimited?

    2. How many times can you fire these modern rifles? If I buy a second hand one is there a chance its on its last legs?

    3. What is the best gun thats not too fussy about pellets?

    4. Can you make your own pellets?

    Thanks in advance.
  2. gasman

    gasman Up a bit,,,,,,,

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    1066 country
    1) no & yes

    2) dependes on gun & not necessarily

    3)all guns are different

    4)no,not if you want to hit anything:up:
    hope this helps:D
    from a snowed in gasman
  3. steve410

    steve410 Big Poster

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    1. Unlimited charging.
    2. Depends on the make of rifle, on average between 50 and 150 shots. .177 will use more air. Just make sure if you buy second hand it looks to be in good condition. PCP's are pretty robust.
    3.Most of the leading brands are pretty good but you will have to experiment to see what is best.
    4. You can but is it it really worth the hassle, after all pellets are not that expensive. Must take ages to knock up 500, and then they may not be of uniform size or quality.
  4. The Robin

    The Robin Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Hi and welcome
  5. Kree

    Kree Well-Known Member

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    Hi Silverworld, :welcome:
  6. Peteuk

    Peteuk Keyboard Hero

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    :welcome:to the forum Mate :thumb:....enjoy your stay ;)

    And good-luck with your new sport :hunting:
  7. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    Black Country, West Midlands

    Welcome to the forums, enjoy your stay. :)
  8. peter g

    peter g Big Poster

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    Hi and welcome....:up:

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