Things I liked:I carry and fire a beretta regularly. I purchased this weapon so I could practice quick draw exerecises at my home. Out of the box it was a very nice looking weapon. It feels very solid and the finish looks nice. The weight and feel is very close to the real thing. I got mine in the nickle finish and it does not look or feel like a toy "bb gun" at all. The case it was shipped in is crappy, however since I wasn't expecting a case at all it's just fine. OK, to the points.
1. Looks and feel- Beautiful weapon I'm actually proud to show people. They are allways suprised it is just a pellet gun. Without a side by side comparison I would say it is identical to the real one. Just by the feel, I think it is a little bit "thicker", but very close. The weight is excelent.
2. Mechanical- Excellent fit and finish;. Slide mechanism for loading fresh clips moves smoothly and feels solid. Gas does not leek. Have left loaded for 2 weeks in my shop and when I returned it was like i just loaded it.
3. Accuracy - Stupid accurate for a gas pistol. I dont normally shoot like this however, I can easily hit the butt end of a beer can with a single arm from 50 ft.
Very consistant. It has 0 kick which almost takes the fun out of it because anything within 100 ft is easy game. Recommend A/A domed pellets included in package deal. For a CO2 pistol it is very powerful and consistant. Easily punches thru can bottoms. A little pricey but I am very happy with quality and will keep for many years. Things I would have changed:Will somebody please make a pistol with an identcal magazine load mechanism so people can practice mag change drills!!! Also, dont marr up the beautiful slide with your company logo or stupid safety warnings. We get it, not a toy dont shoot your buddy. OK!!! What others should know:I have heard it does not fit in a standard M-9 holster. Dont know, however I do have a SAFARILAND drop leg holster for a sig sauer fitted with a surefire that it fits in perfectly.
Things I liked:2 years ago I bought this rifle for my wife to get her involved in the sport and I love this rifle. We routinely shoot 40 yard competitions against each other for fun. For comparison, I shoot either my Air Force Talon or Air Arms T200 in our competitions. These are both fine rifles however I routinely sit there during our competitions in amazement as she continues to stack pellet on top of pellet. This especially makes me mad as I have been in the military for 17 years and am a pretty damn good marksman. The best I can describe this rifle is a combination of my AA TX200 and my Talon. It's not as powerful as the Talon, but close enough and has the wonderful trigger pull and ergonomics of my TX. There have been multiple times at 40 yards where I called B.S. and walked down range to find indeed the pellet went through the same damn hole. This is an expensive rifle however you get what you pay for. The glossy isn't my style and I would much prefer the walnut however regardless of color of stock this is an amazing firearm and wonderful piece of engineering. BTW, get a good scope. I have a HAWKE night eye 4X16X50 mounted on it and it is absolutly deadly. Forgot to say ours is a .22. I've put it through the crony and it is very consistant. Don't remember the numbers but far closer than my Talon. BTW if you like springers, I would say all the same for the TX200. Being a springer the TX is harder to get the hang of and not as powerful but still a wonderful gun. Things I would have changed:Nothing What others should know:The air tank is small. It does run out of air quickly. 25 or so good shots however it is very easy to charge. I just use a Hill hand pump. I HATE having to charge my Talon with that thing however pumping this gun back up is no big deal.