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By Ron from USA on 2010-07-03 14:11:40Things I liked:Excellent workmanship, beautiful bluing, very accurate and consistant. It has a wonderfuly solid, well balanced feel, making it very enjoyable to shoot and even just to hold in your hands. Decent power for such a light and well balanced plinker, averaging 770 fps with both Crosman Premier 7.9 gr and and JSB Express 7.9 gr pellets, with an extreme spread of only 10fps. It does about 660 with JSB 10.5 gr Exact heavies which in spite of being a bit heavy for a medium powered springer, it just loves. Able to hit a 2 inch spinner at 60 yards every time as long as I do my part. At 25 yards it is almost boringly easy to knock the caps off of empty 2 liter soda bottles.When I first purchased this gun, it had a slight twang in the firing cycle but after about 1000 rounds it has really smoothed out nicely to the point where it has a nice thunk with almost no vibration at all and has lost nothing in terms of velocity from day one. Cocking it is very smooth and easy as well. The rekord trigger is fabulous, nice light first stage take up followed by a very crisp second stage let off of around 20 or so ounces. The 50S has become my most used airgun, I pretty much shoot it every day, while my high powered PCP's sit in the case.
Things I would have changed:nothing
What others should know:The Leapers 3-9x40 Golden image scope with Leapers Acushot 1inch medium height rings are super on this gun, very nice combo and for cheap money.
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By Lawlin from USA on 2013-07-01 17:32:19Things I liked:Overall package combining quality workmanship, solid construction, accuracy, and value. Stock finish, figure, and fit are first rate. Metal finish and bluing rivals high end centerfire rifles. Max Velocity advertised at 575 fps. Just completed 3 10-shot strings averaging 630 fps (RWS Superdome 14.5 gr.) and 616 fps (H&N FTT 14.66 gr. ). Moderately quiet and smooth for a break-barrel springer.
Things I would have changed:Understand with open sights barrel droop is a non-issue, however, when using a scope it can be. Would like to see Weihrauch either machine the receiver for a given rifle to compensate for that rifle's barrel droop, or furnish a droop-compensated scope rail. Beeman drooper mount and Hawke scope's significant vertical adjustment just able to bring POI to target center at 10 meters. Weihrauch offer blued steel muzzle brake/cocking handle. Directly contacted Weihrauch to source a muzzle brake like those shown in their Euro catalogue. Referred to Pyramyd Air. Old Beeman muzzle brake no longer offered.
What others should know:May need to allow $$$ for a droop-compensated mount. This HW50S likes H&N pellets. 9.5mm - 10-shot groups at 10 meters with either FTT or MWCC. Extremely consistent with good fitting pellets (5.55 Head Diameter H&N FTT). Std. Deviation. Superdome Field Line 2.0, H&N Match Wadcutter Competition 2.6. Does not like JSB Exact Jumbo Express Std Dev. 19.3.