1-year limited warranty
List Price $220.00
Earn 180 Bullseye Bucks
|Max Velocity||1200 fps|
|Cocking Effort||42 lbs.|
|Front Sight||Fiber Optic|
|Rear Sight||Fiber Optic|
|Suggested for||Small game hunting/plinking|
|Trigger Pull||3.5 lbs|
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Things I liked: I own both calibers of this rifle. Both are extremely accurate and powerful. The triggers are smooth and break crisply for guns in this price range. Both calibers like the Crosman Premium hollow points - very economical! The scopes, contrary to the opinions of many regarding "bundled packages", are fine. They zero quickly and remain zeroed. With the application of thread-lock to the screws, they don't drift. Fit and finish is 10/10.
Things I would have changed: It would be good to see this gun produced with a walnut checkered, Monte Carlo stock, cheek rest, and forearm.
What others should know: The .177 caliber will easily send projectiles downrange at supersonic velocities. It isn't quiet. That said, it isn't what I'd classify as "neighborhood friendly" unless you have understanding and accepting neighbors. Both calibers require a little more effort than lesser velocity guns, to break open and cock. I'm muscular with good upper body strength, and immediately noticed this. Practice and master the artillery hold with both. The accuracy will absolutely impress you! Give the included scope a chance. In my opinion, the two I have are very acceptable.
Things I liked: I recently purchased a Ruger Air Magnum in .22 and this is my third. I own two Xisico XS 28. Xisico makes several of the Ruger air rifles including the Air magnum. Yes they are made in China but in my opinion its hard to find a better deal at this price and capable of 24 fpe in .22. A tune can and 30 dollars in parts can make the Air magnum an outstanding gun. When I ordered the gun I also ordered a new spring and seal from Vortek. I disassembled, deburred and cleaned. Reassembled/lubed with new spring and seal . It is shooting a very consistent 825 fps with H&N FTT 14.66 5.53 Basically 22fpe. The tune transforms a good gun into a great gun. Much calmer firing cycle and still retaining plenty of power. I have only been using the open sights for now and it shoots awesome (scope coming soon). Effortlessly shooting plastic golf balls freehand at 20 yards. For about 250 dollars for the whole project I could not be happier.
Things I would have changed: When I disassembled the gun the seal looked terrible and there was some rust inside. I am not sure the gun world have functioned very well without a tune. But these guns respond well to a tune. I recommend buying it knowing it should be torn down and cleaned up at some point. Lube and a new seal is like 20 dollars. Quality control could be better.
What others should know: I have one with a vortek kit its shooting 895fps/25.5 fpe and the other has a shortened stock spring shooting 850fps/23.5fpe. The best pellet for me has been the H&N FTT 14.66 in 5.53 or 5.54. in all three of my guns. I have tried at least 10 other pellets and the Crossman hp pellets were okay. For 250 dollars I have a tuned gun that I know is going to be trouble free for a very long time. Also the accuracy is very good for a gun in this price range.
Things I liked: Excellent power in the .22 version. There is a ken something that does a yu tube video review of the .22 and calls it a piece of junk! I strongly disagree but did follow him through a tune up of the .177 version wherein he cleans the compression sleeve and replaces the piston seal. I broke mine down and found metal bits and shavings in-bedded in the original seal. after cleaning out the sleeve and replacing the original seal with a vortek? seal.(its been a few months). I got better and more consistent velocity. My scope was broken two weeks in. I replaced it with an airgun certified leepers, with adjustable parallax. I also took 1 1/2" off of the but stock. This was not for length of pull, but center of gravity. The weight of the gun is easier to handle the closer it is. The stock is hollow. I filled mine with expanding foam.
What others should know: Mine prefers crossman premier domed for accuracy. Also consistent artillery hold for accuracy. I had my first air harvested bunny last fall. marinated, wrapped in bacon, baked with a few chopped potatoes. quite tasty!
Hello, Sry where can i buy a piston seal?
Go to Archer Airguns.
Where is this rifle made?
China ? Isn't everything ?
can i order with a wooden stock?
|Max Velocity||1200 fps|