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The Career 707 blew the doors off the PCP market when it was introduced in the US in the 1990s. Even after all these years, this airgun continues to be a favorite among hunters.
The variable power levels give you a huge range of energy for taking small- and medium-sized game at distances previously reserved only for firearms. The gun is manufactured by ShinSung, a Korean company that knows what hunters need and want, because Koreans have been using the Career far longer to hunt all types of game.
The Monte Carlo Indonesian hardwood stock has a raised cheekpiece and checkering on the wrist (directly above the lever). The forearm also has checkering to ensure a firm grip when you're in the thick of things. The lever-action cocking mechanism works quickly, smoothly and effortlessly as you chamber each pellet from the multi-shot magazine.
The number of shots you can load in the mag depends on the length of the pellets, but most people load about 6 pellets (although you can fit 10 Crosman Premiers!). Longer ones take up more room, so you won't be able to load as many. Extra mags are available for pre-loading so you always have followup shots. The rifle cannot feed pointed pellets, so select either wadcutters or domed ammo.
The built-in manometer (air pressure gauge) shows you how much air remains in the two built-in air reservoirs, located directly below the barrel. This air rifle was the first to offer adjustable velocities with its integral power wheel. Adjust the wheel to accommodate heavy or light pellets, long or short distances and the type of game you're shooting. The gun adjusts to YOUR needs instead of the other way around! Max velocity is 1,250 fps in .22 cal. and 1,000 fps in .25 cal. You'll get up to 20 full-power shots.
The two-stage trigger can be adjusted to your shooting preference. The front sight is a hunting-style ramp with a bead, and the rear sight is fully adjustable. The Career 707 is known for its accuracy, so you'll want to seriously consider mounting a quality scope on the 11mm rails. A hard Plano rifle case (PL1531) is strongly suggested.
Don't forget to click on the AMMO link for a list of suggested wadcutter and domed pellets. Check the ACCESSORIES link for hand pumps, scopes, fun targets and safety gear you'll need.
By nnastran.design from USA on 2009-08-13
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Things I liked: Man the whole rifle is the best you can buy! When I first saw it, i taugt WOW!! The accuracy is superb, at 50m you make a 1,5 cm group!:) Amazing knock down power!!
Things I would have changed: The only downside to the rifle is that its so fun to shoot and such a joy, that the 50 strong shots are gon quckly!
What others should know: Watch out, the magazin can throw out pellets if you dont hold the blt down!! If you are interested in buying one, yust go for it!!:) You will not be dissapointed in the performance, the looks, the 110J of kinetic energy, and the knock down power of this amazing gun! It is stronger than most 22lr rimfire rifles and more accurate!!