Sam Yang Big Bore 44 909S Light Hunter Air Rifle

Sam Yang Big Bore 44 909S Light Hunter Air Rifle
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  • Sam Yang Big Bore 44 909S Light Hunter air rifle
  • Precharged pneumatic (PCP)
  • Single-shot
  • Bolt-action
  • Rifled steel barrel (0.4516" to 0.4567" diameter)
  • 244cc air reservoir
  • 3000 psi max fill pressure
  • 11mm scope rail (use only compact scopes)
  • 2 power levels (first bolt stop is low power, second is high)
  • Hardwood Monte Carlo stock with checkered forearm & grip
  • Raised RH cheekpiece
  • Includes probe with 1/8" BSPP male threads


Our tech department provided this shot string, which was done with 200-grain ammo:

Shot No. 1: 730 fps
Shot No. 2: 693 fps
Shot No. 3: 644 fps
Shot No. 4: 546 fps
Shot No. 5: 453 fps
Shot No. 6: 364 fps
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Caliber0.45"
Velocity730 fpsMeasured with 200-gr. ammo
Loudness5-High
Barrel Length21.6"
Overall Length42.1"
Shot Capacity1
BarrelRifled
Front SightBlade and Ramp
Rear SightAdjustable for windage and elevation
Scopeable11mm dovetail
TriggerTwo-stage non-adjustable
ButtplateRubber
Suggested forHunting
ActionBolt-action
SafetyManual
PowerplantPre-charged pneumatic
FunctionSingle-shot
Max Shots per Fill3
Body TypeRifle
Weight7.3 lbs
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By Chris from USA on 2015-07-19
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Things I liked: It is a very good buy for the money for getting into big bore air guns. Fit & finish were good. Rifle balances well & not to heavy. Rifle is accurate.

Things I would have changed: Trigger is HEAVY !!!! It definitely needs work. The other issue is the cocking handle. It attaches to the bolt with a single 4mm screw. That is a very weak set up. I'm taking care of this by sending the rifle to Will Piatt @ Saddle Mountain Gunsmith for a full tune. He'll work the trigger & replace the cocking handle with a beefier design.

What others should know: Use a short scope with a smaller objective. This will make loading the rifle a lot easier.

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By George from USA on 2015-02-24
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Things I liked: The gun is light weight, and rather attractive. I like the finish. It could, if not a bit elusively, obtain the FPE promised, but not consistantly, due to the breech O ring prolem, and the hammer bolt.

Things I would have changed: I would NOT mount the cocking lever directly to the hammer, it causes many problems. The bolt lever doesn't mount easily, and the screw attaching it is soft metal and is easily damaged. The force of the hammer striking the valve causes the screw to back out of it's threads every few shots. The hammer becomes unstable with a loose screw, and the strike action is not symetrical because the hammer with the lever attached is not symetrical. The loading port slider should be sealed with an O ring, but the O ring is frequently unseated by air pressure or friction from loading a projectile, and will not seal effectively. The trigger action is so stiff it made me feel like I needed two hands to fire the gun. This is NOT an exageration.

What others should know: Although very attractive, with a nice finish, the base metals are some what softer than I'm used to working with, and the gun would be difficult to work on without damaging threads, and other attachment devices. The best accuracy I could obtain was 5 inch groups at 15 yards out of the box. I assume caused by the breech O ring seal, and hammer bolt problem.

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By Red Deer from USA on 2014-10-13
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Things I liked: The Light Hunter, is a well-made rifle. Weight and balance are good. In design, the single reservoir is more aesthetic. The 45 caliber is a good round to have in a PCP (a massive round with good velocities).

Things I would have changed: Make the trigger pull adjustable.

What others should know: It helps to put some lubricant on the trigger and cocking mechanism. Also, the bore size was found to be 0.455 after slugging. If you are planning to cast your own bullets, then try the Lee 456-220-1R bullet mold. This will give a bullet with a 0.455 diameter. In the single reservoir rifle this will give 5 good shots.

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  • motorcycle_dan from USA asked:

    The bullets I see for sale are unlubed. I cast my own pistol bullets and have a 160gr Flat base SWC that is particularly accurate in pistols. Could I use these with the rifle? I would think a soft lube in the groove would be better for sealing as well as lubrication of the rifling to prevent leading.

    • motorcycle_dan from USA asked:

      How are projectiles seated into the leade area of rifling? how are they seated so they form a seal?

      • chad from USA asked:

        What scope will be the best for this air rifle and do this air rifle come with a scope

        • Brian from USA:

          Does not come with a scope. I have a Hawke 2-7x32 on my gun and it is a great scope for the kind of range you will be shooting the rifle at.

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      Item Description

      In stockSY-10451 [PY-516-1360]
      Sam Yang Light Hunter Single Tank, 45 Cal
      Caliber0.45"
      Max Velocity730 fpsMeasured with 200-gr. ammo
      Muzzle Energy237 ft/lbsMeasured with 200-gr. ammo
      StockHardwood
      GripRight
      ColorBrown

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