Sig Virtus MCX PCP air rifle: Part 2

by Tom Gaylord
Writing as B.B. Pelletier

Sig Virtus
Sig Virtus.

Part 1

This report covers:

The test
Three pellets
Shot count
This is the first
Discharge sound
Trigger pull

Today we test the power of the new Sig Virtus MCX PCP air rifle. But before I do that, let’s talk.


In Part One I said the Virtus is a true semiautomatic. I said that based on shooting it on Sig day, where I paid particular attention to the function of the trigger. I felt it pull back for a short first stage and then hesitate at stage two before firing. The pull weight seemed consistent with a military rifle, which is something around 5-6 pounds. read more