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Umarex Winchester

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Zachariah, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Zachariah

    Zachariah Engaging Member

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    Thinking of treating myself to one of the above for my birthday. Anyone got one? Any sensible opinions or advice please?
     
  2. Andy Wales

    Andy Wales Donator

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    All you need now is a Horse and Western style saddle ;). Each to their own and all that, but it wouldn't be for me. They do remind me of watching westerns with the old man as a kid though and they do look pretty cool :). I kind of like the idea of the Co2 capsules hidden away in the stock, and the way of loading the next pellet from the cartridge is done the same way as the old original 94 Winchester.

    What would put me off more than anything though is the very low power for a .177 Calibre Rifle :(. She's only rated at barely 600 FPS, and that's average .22 territory and not what I would personally want from a .177 with 800FPS being more the average.

    Just my own view and I would say if you have the money, it's yours to spend and if you like the idea of having it and enjoying it, then go for it!! :) Happy Birthday when it comes around ;)
     
  3. Clubshot

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    I have owned several - Made and shot in Pistol class - all Sub 6FP - Accurate and Fun

    If you want Full power check out the Phoenix Mark Two - comes in Sub 12FP & FAC for FAC Holders

    .177 & .22

    BOB/R
     
  4. NorfolkDave

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    Lot of fun for can blasting as quick as you like, but not a serious hunter or target rifle. The new ones take the more expensive 88gr cartirdge, I'd get a secondhand older type for lower running costs.

    I'm keeping mine purely for the crack.

    Dave
     

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