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Advice S410 Carbine

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by zaknufc, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. zaknufc

    zaknufc Well-Known Member

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    Well guys since shooting my HW77K I've really got into shooting but I fancy a PCP. Think I've narrowed it down to an S410K. Always had .22 calibre in air rifles but i only seem to shoot targets at the moment so would a .177 be a better option for me? I hope to gain permissions and go hunting but I'll be joining a club and shooting at a range for the time being. Also is it one piece or two piece mount for a PCP?

    Thanks Zak
  2. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Good choice. It'll be a 2pc mount on the S410. In short get a .177 - plenty of threads on the forum devoted to calibre discussion ;)
  3. stevemandm

    stevemandm Honorary Member

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    in a distant galaxy, far far away ....... actually
    the 400 series is an excellent choice. personally, i'd go for .177 over the .22 due to better trajectory. if you needed a harder hitting pellet for hunting, choose a heavier pellet (altho for hunting, accuracy and pellet placement is priority - if your quarry is hit in the right place, it will fall, regardless of pellet size). as for mounts - you will need the 2 piece types - a one piece mount will bridge over the pellet loading port, causing access issues.
  4. PhoenixElite

    PhoenixElite Engaging Member

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    Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom
    or have a little lookie at the S510? I was hell bent on S410 for the bolt action, but once I caressed the silky soft side lever of the S510, I was at her mercy... I must have her I thought and paid my money... we held hands all the way home and its been love ever since.. :) deathly accurate, almost pointless target shooting because of that fact... so I only hunt now, the only paper I shoot is zero checks. She has ended almost 280 lives since being born just last year
  5. David M

    David M Donator

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    You won't be disappointed with a carbine s400 or s410 mate. I was glad to see a secondhand thumbhole stocked .177 s400 carbine come up last year, I got myself a fantasticly accurate hunting/target rifle that fits me like a glove and hasn't missed a beat. I find AA Diablo Field pellets drop any quarry on the spot and make the rifle more accurate than me out to 40+ yards.

    Good choice......:up:
  6. larryking28

    larryking28 Busy Member

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    The side lever S510 is great but you do pay a bit more for it over the perfectly usable bolt action of the S410
    Its also worth looking at the S400 as again it is quite a bit cheaper than the S410 and you can fit the Rowan engineering after market magazine set up although it is only a manual system

  7. Clubshot

    Clubshot Clubshot

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    North London. England
    I have a AA 400 in .22 - great Rifle

    I have plenty of AA400 / 410's on on my Club Ranges - Have seen a few 510's - but not lately ;)

    But .177 is Best Calibre on club Ranges - Especially if you shoot resetting Targets

  8. ratman60

    ratman60 Pro Poster

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    hello, i stopped using my S410 for hunting much prefere the lighter .177 brocock, slightly less shots per fill, easy 8 shot mag and very accurate with JSBs heavy.
  9. dynarod

    dynarod Engaging Member

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    three legged cross bh21 6sw
    Good choice with the S410 i brought 1 about 6 months ago and i love it. i love it so much i've just brought a TDR S410F to go with it :) . as for the choice between .177 and .22 i'd go with .177 i've got both and use them for hunting. i find the .177 much easier to shoot with. you don't have to hold under or over much. with a 35 yard zero its pretty much on the crosshairs from 10yards out to 40.. and it might be my imagination or i might just shoot better with .177 but the rabbits seem to drop everytime without any drama or suffering.
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2014
  10. Akita177

    Akita177 The Absolute State of Britian podcast

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    Treacle Town
    For pure targets i would go S400 classic.

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