IZH MP532 target rifle: Part 2

by Tom Gaylord
Writing as B.B. Pelletier

IZH MP532 single stroke target rifle.

Part 1

A history of airguns

This report covers:

  • Rough-looking stock
  • Haemmerli free pistol
  • Who is the rifle made for?
  • Also in the box
  • Bringing them back
  • ATF Sealant on the seals
  • Part two of the seal fix
  • I bought a second rifle
  • Rifle one from 2007
  • RWS Basic
  • Meisterkugeln Rifle
  • Rifle two from 1997
  • Differences in the second rifle
  • RWS Basic first string
  • RWS Basic second string
  • RWS Meisterkugeln in rifle two
  • Trigger pull
  • Pumping effort
  • What have we learned?

Today we look at the velocity of the IZH MP532 10-meter target air rifle. I’m also going to tell you how I brought both of mine back from the grave — something so easy that you can do it too! But before we get to that I want to say a few words about some comments that were made to Part 1.

Rough-looking stock

The Soviets (and the Russians of today) had/have a different approach to target guns. They believe the shooter must shape the stock or grip to fit themselves. So, many Soviet/Russian target guns are sold with stocks and grips that are left in the raw. Perhaps the best example of this is the Soviet free pistol — the TOZ-35M. read more