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:

Semiautomatic?
Velocity
The test
Three pellets
Shot count
This is the first
Discharge sound
Trigger pull
Summary

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

Semiautomatic?

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