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Rage Against The Machinery Part .22.

Discussion in 'Gun Gallery' started by hairyarms, Jun 29, 2019.

  1. hairyarms

    hairyarms .

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    I took my new .22 TX200HC to the farm this morning.
    It was so much easier and nicer to shoot than the .177 and I have noticed since I stopped fitting a sling to my rifles I don’t knock them about as much, a sling tends to snag on things and I have dropped my rifle on occasions when it has slipped off my shoulder.

    People also say these TX’s are hold sensitive and have a slow firing cycle but I don’t do too bad with mine and I ain’t that good a shot.

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  2. The Robin

    The Robin Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Very nice and I also prefer .22 in a springer :thumb:
     
  3. Rattymcrattyface

    Rattymcrattyface Nobody's honkin' Manilow

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    One piece mount looks the b******s. Something about them. Must order one.:up:
     
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    greyskull Busy Member

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    'Rifle against a tree' fair enough :thumb:
    BUT, rifle on a poo ball ???, or am I not seeing the bigger picture here ?:confused::facepalm:
    I do love a Tx, no matter where it is :D
     
  5. hairyarms

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    As much as I like the .177's flatter shooting .22 in springers is better you are dead right.

    They are great and like you say look good too.

    There is a lot of poo at a beef farm mate if I was worried about getting it on me or my rifle I think it's time to pack it in.
     
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    mikeyhall1 2018 Forum Nice Guy - Pepe Le Pew

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    Very nice mate, and great shooting too!
     
  7. hairyarms

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    Thanks Mikey it wasn't too bad the pellet on the right was the marker pellet and the wind slightly took the group to the left but for a bog standard TX that's not even bedded in yet I can't complain.
     
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    rizla1 hi

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    Nice gun :thumb:
     
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  9. Wofty

    Wofty Cleverer than the average bear Booboo!

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    I'm having visions of you getting stuck going through a gate like a labrador with a big stick:D
     
  10. hairyarms

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    Yes mate farmyards are a dangerous place when you are a clumsy git like me!
     
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    Yep, that really does look like a quality built bit of kit, bloody lovely!. When you say 'it was so much easier and nicer to shoot than the .177' are you referring to the same rifle but in .177 calibre - TX200HC .177? or is this the general opinion that sub 12 fpe .22 calibre spring guns are 'nicer'/softer to shoot than the .177's?. I have a very clean .22 Webley Xocet carbine which is really nice, but I'm wanting the same in .177 for the flatter shooting trajectory. Does this come with the cost of 'harsher' shot's?
     
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    was reading the late john darlings book the other day and he said he didn't like sling on his rifle because of the problems you mentioned!As a .22 springer shooter myself I would try some jsb express 14.35g and falcon acc plus at 13.43g and see how you go.
     
  13. hairyarms

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    Yes mate I have owned a few underlevers (HW97's and TX200HC's/full length) in .177 and .22 and I much prefer the .22's, the pellets are a lot easier to load and they also shoot a lot nicer/softer. I also find the .22's don't get blown about so much in the wind but the main thing I like about .22 is I zero it at 25 yards it isn't as loopy as everyone thinks I can aim more or less dead on from 10 yards to 30 it's only after 30 yards it drops like a stone.

    The other reason I like .22 is the safety aspect the .22 doesn't ping all over the place like a .177 when I am shooting arounds barns and farm buildings and plinking at targets is a lot more fun aswell the bigger pellet knocks things about more and a lot of the time I can watch the pellet fly through the air which is also good fun the down side is the cost if the pellets but .177's are catching up these days.

    The first really good air rifle I bought was a .177 Webley and Scott Exocet, I had it tuned by Sandwell field sports and it was a great rifle another one I shouldn't have sold :facepalm:.


    Yes mate it is much safer just holding the TX but it does get a bit knackering if I have a walk over the fields. I was using JSB RS in .22 in my HW97 and they were great infact they were the reason I got rid of the .22 97 and tried a .177 again they were shooting at about 610 fps and gave the 97 a really nice shot cycle.
    Here is a thread about them it's in the hunting section though https://www.airgunforum.co.uk/community/index.php?threads/punching-above-their-weight.256894/
     
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  14. RagnarHairybreeks

    RagnarHairybreeks Keyboard Hero

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    I do like a TX, built like a tank. Nice rifle Sir.

    The only downside for me is the fish scaling, but that is just petty on my part.
     
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    I agree mate I much prefer the older stocks they looked nicer and handled better aswell. They are a great rifle though and the weight doesn't bother me but as I get older that might change!
     
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    Looking nice Micah, hope you keep this one a little longer. :thumb:
     
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    you have a superb gun there ...but im sure youve worked that out. so easy to clean and work on too. I had a .22 and a 177 both full length and loved them both. definitely regret selling most of my gun but unfortunately with kids(27-32 mind you) and grand kids there are many calls on finance. Enjoy!!
     
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    Thanks mate, yes they are great rifles especially in .22 Sorry to hear you have sold them.
     
  19. Fusty Fieldcrafter

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    Gotta love a tx. Mine isn't shooting as constistantly since I short stroked it. Must have done something wrong.
    I agree with you that the older stocks handle better. I bought a new style one for mine 'cos I loved the look but I sold it after a week as in my opinion it felt a lot heavier and wasn't balanced. Hey ho... can't win them all.
     
  20. hairyarms

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    I did a fair bit of faffing about short stroking my old .177 TX. I was only using alu extensions though and they say longer latch rods are better. I got fed up of messing with it in the end and went back to a standard stroke and piston weight.

    I owned that .177 for about 10 years and that was all I shot, I didn't go to any clubs or come on a forum so I thought it was the best springer you could buy and looking back it probably was.

    Here is my older .22 TX.


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