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1-year limited warranty
List Price $259.99
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Earn 240 Bullseye Bucks
Here are the benefits of a Vortex gas piston:
Nothing else to carry but a tin of pellets! If you just want to shoot instead of loading yourself down with extra gear, this is the air gun for you. The gas piston delivers smooth cocking and shooting in the Hatsan 85 Sniper Vortex air rifle.
|Max Velocity||1000 fps|
|Front Sight||Fiber Optic|
|Rear Sight||Adjustable for windage & elevation|
|Suggested for||Small game hunting/plinking|
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Things I liked: It is substantial. Initial pellet release is quieter than my Striker 1000s. Had Pyramydair put a better scope on it, which is really nice. I like the larger caliber. Trigger adjusted nicely.
Things I would have changed: It says it's a Vortex rifle. But the slam-SPROING! at the end sounds like some kind of spring. So obnoxious that I seldom shoot it. It just sits in the case. I'd rather shoot the Striker, which is a springer, but doesn't make the SPROING!
What others should know: I probably should have sent it in to the factory right after I got it ... along with the bill of sale and they would have fixed it for free. Too late now (1 year limit). My bad
Things I liked: General appareance, stock, weigth, trigger, silencer.
Things I would have changed: Power is not the advertised by the manufacturer or by professionals reviews. I measured 3 different pellets .22 caliber at sea level, sunny day no wind, 10 shots each. Results was: Crosman Premier HP 14.3 gr. 705 FPS. Crosman Destroyer 14.3 gr. 710 FPS. H&N Spitzkugel 16.05 gr. 653 FPS. This number are similar to the measured in another review by William. No 800 or 765 FPS. My gun was from Hatsan USA but not from Pyramydair.
What others should know: The feel of the rifle is solid and much better than my previous Gamo Big Cat also in .22 caliber. I change the scope for the Hammer 3-9X40AO with Leapers Accushot 1 pc. mount high profile, and can hit pidgeons at 55 yards very easy. I could not talk about the Optima scope because I never use it, but the included rings do not has pin stop and has only 2 screw each.
Things I liked: accuracy, build quality, quiet, powerful, light weight, fast shipping and sold by pyramid air
Things I would have changed: picatiny rail , easier cocking if possible
What others should know: very accurate!!! very powerful!!! very impressed!!! very hard to cock!!! using a removable 20 inch extender for easier cocking, originally made for 125 sniper[fits both 85 and 125] I don't like china air guns, I like german air guns, this hatsan is made in turkey with some german parts and it shows, turkey has along history of buying german rifles and then reproducing them [E.g. mauser] that said the quality is not as good as beeman or weihrauch but for the price its a very good deal, got the 85 in .22 and the 125 in .25, like both of them.
Which one is more powerful? Stiker or 85?
Rated the same with the striker being a spring powered rifle. The 85 is vortex and 100.00 dollars more comes in 3 calibers were the striker only comes in two.
I am quite old and should gasp the silencer area to cock this rifle. Will hurt the rifle tihis practice?
No this will not hurt the rifle , that is how to operate it.
I've seen where some people are having good luck shooting crosman domed primier with this gun. Anyone had good luck shooting the hollow point premier as well?
I use the hollow point premiers in all my 22 caliber airguns and have good luck so far. They hit hard and are accurate.
|Max Velocity||1000 fps|