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Diana Chaser Kit Reviews

Diana Chaser CO2 Air Rifle Kit

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4.5 (206 reviews)

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:

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By Mark from USA on 2018-07-19 10:11:15

Things I liked:

Material build quality, above expectations for the price point. Handling, as a Carbine its light years ahead of previous attachment style handles in the price point. Readily modifiable, parts are readily exchanged from pistol to the PCP repeater.

Things I would have changed:

The trigger design is simplicity itself keeping the price low, it does limit the user's tunability. The magazines, I just find a bit touchy to deal with the single shot tray is my preferred loading method. That said for field work and carry it is awesome, just be sure to work out the kinks before you go out and risk frustration with a pellet loading issue via magazine.

What others should know:

It benefits from some simple mods and attention out of the box. A good swabbing of the barrel using the normal soft methods has been helpful on the half dozen of this series I have bought. An abrasive rubber point, breaking the sharp edge on feeding the pellet into the barrel behind the O-ring seal smooths entry. Filing/sanding a radius off the plexiglass sharp edge facing the magazine can help with the nicked fingers. A lighter trigger spring helps to reduce side pull tendencies. This is just a thoroughly enjoyable moderate priced outfit, easily a first choice introduction to offer a child or new shooter.

The most helpful critical review

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:

1.0 1.0

1.0 1.0

By Roger from USA on 2022-02-14 10:50:46

Things I liked:

The grip size is too small and bad shape. I never could shoot it. Also the conversion is dificult

What others should know:

I had a hard time in getting the return the also why should I pay the return cost of the product is faulty

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  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Great item...looks cool....

    Things I would have changed:

    Put a picatinny rail on top.

    What others should know:

    Super fast shipping and they keep my posted as item was to arrive.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Things I like: 1.Looks 2.craftmanship 3.trigger 4.surpressor 6.bolt 7.easy mod to increase power 8. Pistol to rifle conversion. 9. No plastic cheap receiver 10.well balanced 11.Not an overpriced cheaply made 1040 crosman 12. With rifle and scope 1/4 inch groups @10 yds 13. Eats crosman domed 10gr pellets. 14. Hole to view CO2 and to install adaptor for external Co2 mod. 15.compartment for spare CO2 14. Yes made in China However closely managed by Diana. 15.Extremly quiet real surpressor with baffles Can be interchangable will pistol ~Rifle. 16. Very low Low price for the workmanship quality by by 1040. Been there done that .! 17. Nice carry case included

    Things I would have changed:

    Two empty slots for repeater mag. But no magazines available for a long time Should have included at least one! Pyramid forgot to include free metal targets

    What others should know:

    Great for backyard pests. Not for small game hunting unless power is modded upward (very easy-see u-tube). Highly recommended. Will upload target grouping at 10 yds if possible BUY IT .Hey pyramid air missing rear blade of rifle . Pistol sight good and wood appreciale sending me free metal targets as advertised. But NOT a deal breaker . Kiddos to P .AIR

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    The Chaser is very well made, and accurate air rifle.

    Things I would have changed:

    For the price, nothing.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Fun Lil 10-15yd plinker.

    Things I would have changed:

    A twinge more pellet speed.

    What others should know:

    Keep your expectations realistic and you'll be thoroughly pleased with what you get.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    I almost can't imagine shooting another rifle - not sure what the advantages would be. I looked around for a second rifle after I got this one and ended up buying another one. This is HIGHLY accurate. That's the main point of a gun: accuracy. I routinely practice shoot targets at 100 feet, with bullseyes and tight groupings. (I added a scope of course.) The silencer is OUTSTANDING. All you hear in the yard is a mild metallic "click", not a loud "bang", so the neighbors aren't going to complain that "somebody is shooting..." Buying some big heavy imitation M16 or other rifle - you have to ask yourself, "What for? What am I gaining?" The answer is not much. If you're using a CO2 cartridge, the pellet fps out of the barrel won't vary much. If you want an M16 then buy a real one, but this is a pellet gun! I used the Chaser with the rifle stock as a long-barrel pistol but then decided what was the point? It was easier to use as a rifle. I have two of these and both perform great!

    Things I would have changed:

    I wish the silencer was sold separately for other Diana models such as the AirBug. (I am going to swap out my rifle barrel with the silencer as the parts appear to be interchangeable. This will dampen the sound quite a bit if successful.). As with other comments, the instructions are ridiculously brief and you have to fiddle with it and watch YouTube videos to swap out things successfully - however, it's easy enough, so don't worry. It's just that Diana should be the be all/end all in terms of information about its own products and include complete, definitive info with the rifle. I'd also change the case. It comes with a case but it's cheap, flimsy and useless when you change it over to a rifle as it's way too short. I just threw mine out and bought a rifle case for $20, and it had pockets for cartridges, pellets, etc. Don't waste your time with the case that comes with it.

    What others should know:

    Biggest oversight is the lack of any information on height for scopes and information on rail adapters for scopes!!! You will have to fiddle with this, and maybe buy some extra / multiple parts before you get it right, especially if you want to use the magazine, as low-raise raisers won't give enough clearance for the scope AND the magazine. Frankly, the magazine is "funky" and I've found it almost as fast - and MUCH more DEPENDABLE - to just feed the single-shot slide. Frankly, this isn't a firearm. If you're shooting vermin in the yard, if you miss, they'll fly/scurry away and you won't get a second shot anyway. If you get them, you'll have plenty of time for a second finishing shot. If you're shooting at a target, again, this isn't a speed firearm drill with 9mm bullets in a 15 round magazine... there are 7 pellets in their magazine and it takes a LONG time to reload. Any time you "save" by using a magazine, you will then lose - and then some - reloading the magazine.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Price, accuracy, decent workmanship (for made in china), easy to operate. Great air rifle to shoot inside because the silencer works very well. Trigger is better than expected.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing.

    What others should know:

    .177 likes pellets 8.2 - 8.7gr 580-610fps. 25-30 good shots depending on wait time. Changing the configuration from pistol to rifle is easy, even though the users manual is not very descriptive.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    the rifle and pistol are very accurate. Read the directions and watch YOU TUBE , changing from pistol to rifle is easy.

    Things I would have changed:

    Put a magazine in the package.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Vary nice well built worth the money

    Things I would have changed:

    none

    What others should know:

    none

  • 4.0 4.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Light weight and accurate. Both are important to me. Very easy to aim and shoot, compared to my heavy break barrels.

    Things I would have changed:

    Better directions for changing from pistol to rifle, Removing the rear sight from pistol is not explained. The directions simply say to remove it. No details.

    What others should know:

    Taking off the rear sight involves removing multiple screws. (Including the elevation adjustment screw.) At first glance it looks like removing just one screw will do it. It will loosen the sight but will not allow removal till more screws are taken out. Directions do not detail this. This one issue knocked the five star rating down to four stars.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Light weight just right power to shoot indoors. Really quiet. Can add red dot etc.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing- just fine for my needs

    What others should know:

    Good price for the good quality

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Great as a pistol or rifle easy to shoot.

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing maybe just make the multi round magazine easier to get.

    What others should know:

    So fun to shoot you wont regret buying this.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    The more I shoot the Diana Chaser, the more I am impressed! 15 meter groups nickel sized groups from a standing ,braced position. That was with Crosman 7.9 gr domed pellets and with the Gamo 7.8 gr Red Fire pellets. Love the rifle setup.

    Things I would have changed:

    Make adapter to hold larger CO2 cartridges

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    I finally got my chaser kit. No problem with Pryamyd. but FedEx delivery is terrible! It took an extra 3 days for delivery. Great little air gun! I put the rifle barrel on, added a scope I had laying around and it's look out sparrows and starling this year. Quiet also, more noise from impact than from gun. Thank you Pryamyd

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Appearance, feel and functioning

    Things I would have changed:

    Nothing

    What others should know:

    Excellent CO2 for a very reasonable price. Definitely recommend to others

  • 1.0 1.0

    1.0 1.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    The grip size is too small and bad shape. I never could shoot it. Also the conversion is dificult

    What others should know:

    I had a hard time in getting the return the also why should I pay the return cost of the product is faulty

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Accurate light weight quality c02 rifle/pistol.

    Things I would have changed:

    Include multi magazine

    What others should know:

    Carm multi magazine is the way to go. Made in Croatia took about 2 weeks to get, but well worth it.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Considering a have a half dozens Diana Chasers (see photos), it's safe to say that there is not much I don't like about them. They are inexpensive, accurate, easy to customize, quiet, can be switched between pistol and carbine in minutes, come in both .177 and .22, single or multi-shot, have dovetail rails (including on the front barrel band)...the list could go on.

    Things I would have changed:

    Get rid of the loctite on the suppressors. The European versions don't use loctite. Perhaps, SPA (Snow Peak Airguns) thinks we are going to sell the suppressors to Canadians, thus making them hard to remove??? Thankfully, there are plenty of methods online and on YouTube that show how to remove them.

    What others should know:

    Thanks to the dovetail rail (including on the front barrel band), as shown in the photos of my six (6) Chasers, you can use a scope, red dot sight, the notched blade Williams Rear Sight, or a Williams Diopter Rear Sight with an Air Venturi Front Globe Sight. The stock iron sights are fine too. Aftermarket suppressors and other accessories are readily available, and Pyramyd Air sells many replacement parts.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    Easy for my wife to handle!

    Things I would have changed:

    Include a magazine

    What others should know:

    Order a magazine or two

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    This gun is very well made. Accuracy is amazing with every brand of pellet I've tried, even some that shoot like garbage out of my other airguns.

    Things I would have changed:

    Make the external o-rings for the barrel available. They seem impossible to find. They will get sheared after removing and replacing the barrel a few times, at least in my receiver they do.

    What others should know:

    I have this gun in the pistol configuration with a bipod at the time. With a red dot at 10yds I'm stacking pellets. Very happy with this thing so far. I'm excited to try it out in the rifle configuration soon.

  • 3.0 3.0

    3.0 3.0

    4.0 4.0

    Verified Purchase

    Things I liked:

    I like and appreciate the compact kit. I sighted in the pistol by itself, no problem at all. I made sure pistol with stock was sighted in and of course accuracy was better due to stabilization. Once I put on the rifle barrel. Could not get in sighted for nothing. Read instructions, viewed instructional videos online, plus my years of experience with rifles......nothing. Frustrating. I called Pyramid Air and asked if I could purchase another rifle barrel to replace the one I have. They told me, that part's not available for sale and maybe that part just did not fit the unit properly and they would send me a return label and I could return the entire unit and it would be replaced at not cost to me. That type of service was well appreciated. Once the label was sent, I'd gotten pretty used to shooting the pistol and stock together and decided to keep it and just try another kit.. We will see how the new one will work. If it does, I will purchase Diana in the future. If not, no more Diana.

    Things I would have changed:

    Would be divine to have the ability to install suppressor directly on the pistol without the rifle barrel and if the unit could just have 200 more fps.............sales would go though the roof. They would not be able to keep it in stock.

    What others should know:

    For the most part I think anyone would enjoy this product.

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