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Best Lightweight, Affordable, Accurate, PCP Air Rifle?


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#1 taurasmark

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 08:46 pm

Hi pep's, the Lurchers are in semi retirement due to the crops in the field so I thought I'd purchase an air rifle. I bought a Hatson mod 60 (It weighs a tonne!) as the gun shop recommend this to me as a starter gun. I'm getting more into things now and I though 'hopefully' someone on here could recommend a lightweight, affordable, accurate, PCP air rifle to upgrade to? .22 would be best.

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#2 Buster321c

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 08:48 pm

AAS200

#3 Ron Weasley

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:10 pm

I think your best bet would be either an Air Arms S200, as Buster already said, or a BSA Ultra.

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:20 pm

Was just about to recomend the best, but the other 2 jumped in 1st

Air Arms S200 or as Ron mentiones BSA Ultra :boogie:

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#5 taurasmark

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:21 pm

I think your best bet would be either an Air Arms S200, as Buster already said, or a BSA Ultra.


Thanks for the advice so far :)

The BSA Ultra Multi looks rather tempting... what is the correct term for the cylinder that holds the gas? Is it possible to upgrade these to a bigger one so I don't have to keep running to the gun shop to get it recharged?

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:22 pm

Air cylinder you get a hell of a lot of shots per fill in .22

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:27 pm

like the above Posted Image
but it depends what you class as affordable really, some people have different budgets so it might change a tad Posted Image
i hope you get the right gun pal Posted Image

#8 taurasmark

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:31 pm

like the above http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
but it depends what you class as affordable really, some people have different budgets so it might change a tad http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i hope you get the right gun pal http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:37 pm


like the above http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
but it depends what you class as affordable really, some people have different budgets so it might change a tad http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...
i hope you get the right gun pal http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...


I've declared war on the local rabbit population!

like the above,
atb and i hope all goes well mate Posted Image

#10 taurasmark

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 11:01 pm

Sorry for the novice questions but is the BSA Ultra Tactical stock the lightest stock available? Is it some form of carbon fibre?

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#11 smoggyadam89

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 04:11 pm

Hi matey the tactical stock is made of some sort of composit plastic and IMHO is very light. Hope this helps.

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#12 darren watson

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 07:31 pm

any of the carbine falcons wtth skeleton stocks, if you like that kind of thing. Fn 12/Fn19/prairies etc.

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 07:44 pm

if its bunnys your bashing then listen to the lads and get yourself the aas200 in 22 very light and accurate piece of kit.

#14 mikeyblue

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 08:27 pm

Cant go wrong with an S200 mate! I would deffinately go with the S200 over the Ultra, as the Ultra doesnt have many shots per fill.

Plus with the S200 you can also add a multi-shot conversion at a later date if you find it neccesary.

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 08:41 pm

Get a BSA ultra and when you can afford it have a JB or have xtx air put a reg in it.Makes a good gun into a fantastic one. Have a look on BSA owners air gun site


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