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Smith and Wesson CO2 8 inch

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by career707lover, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. career707lover

    career707lover Busy Member

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    Hi guys I was wondering if anyone has any experience of these. It would just be for plinking but I was just wondering what they are like accuracy wise? Im assuming that they are pretty low on power (2ft/lbs?). Any info would be great, thanks :)
  2. Clubshot

    Clubshot Clubshot

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    North London. England
    Umarex discontinue the 8in Barrel

    Personally prefer the 6in for IPAS & PP - The 8 inch did not balance well and got less Shots than the 6 inch

    Great Pistol for Garden Shooting and competitions

  3. Trouserferret

    Trouserferret Donator

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    I've got one, and forgiving the inaccuracies of Co2 they seem to be pretty good up to the 10m range. The open sights are excellent, adjustable for both windage and elevaton.

    Keep your caplets in your pocket and try a few different pellets. Surprisingly enough, mine seems to like the plastic sleeved numbers! great fun, and seem to give a bit more oomph from the pistol. Wouldn't recommend them for full time use, but good for a laugh. If you're buying a second mag, try and find a mag with the number "2" stamped in it. Think these are the older mags, and are manufactured to better tolerances. My no. 1 mag lets pellets rattle around, and sometimes fall out if held the wrong way.

    Anyhoos; great pistol for plinking, gives a helluva crack with a fresh bulb in. Not bad for accuracy, comfortable with it at around 10m but not a target pistol all the same. Good fun with 10 shots on board, and a smooth, light trigger pull in single action.

    EDIT: Didn't catch the 8" reference, mine is 6". The eight is considered more accurate, yet very heavy. The four; lighter yet not as accurate. The six seems to be the perfect middle ground.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2014

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