Date: 25/6/2022 10:1
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Diana Chaser CO2 Air Rifle Kit

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4.5 (206 reviews)

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    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    Verry light! Trigger is ok and adjustable. Great kit. Very accurate! I get about about 40 good shots per cartridge. Tons of fun and very quiet can is on both cans. The target impact is louder than the shot.

    Things I would have changed:

    Have it come with at least 1 magazine. In order to use longer barrel I needed to remove rear sight for shorter barrel.

    What others should know:

    Had a lot of grease in trigger housing and in the hammer tube. Relubed with light grease trigger is better and a few more FPS.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    I have a .177 using it mostly in rifle configuration. it is very light, plenty of power, accuracy is great (open sights) and this thing is very quiet. being able to use silencer on ether barrel (See below). I almost talked myself out of buying this, So far I'm very satisfied.

    Things I would have changed:

    as a pistol the grip is not so great

    What others should know:

    with out the silencer this thing is very very loud especially with pistol barrel. I was able to get the silencer off, It was glued (red Loctite???) on the rifle barrel. after that all has been well. Enjoy and great shooting.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    I have loved shooting my Crosman 150 & 2240 for years and always wanted a 2250 ratcatcher but never got around to aquiring one. This Diana Chaser .22 cal rifle kit fills that void and after shooting it indoors for the past week, I wish that suppressors were 100% legal where I live in Canada! Too bad the suppressor cannot be removed and installed on the pistol barrel :( I like the trigger, the option to use a magazine, the build quality, overall design, muzzle velocity and accuracy. It was great that a bag was included, and the foam fits perfectly.

    Things I would have changed:

    I'd like to change the law regarding suppressors and Airguns. Change the base of the pistol grip. The O-ring stuck in the breach end of the barrel. It falls out every time I swap barrels.be careful not to lose it.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    I like the look and weight of the Chaser and it converted easily to a rifle, found it very accurate right out of the box and was pleased it came with its own carrying bag keeps everything together in one place.

    Things I would have changed:

    Just the rear pistol sight.

    What others should know:

    The rear pistol sight removal should be done by an adult because of the small screws and spring.

  • 5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    5.0 5.0

    Things I liked:

    I just got my .22 version of this carbine convertible package and have already put a couple of hundred pellets through it- a lot of enjoyable shots. It is a well thought out and executed design. I immediately put a Hatsan Optima red dot sight on so do not know how the stock sights are. But with this set up at 10 meters I am very happy with the accuracy and tight groups. I was a little skeptical about the three grub screw barrel attachment into a 3/4 inch hole at the breach and how well the barrel would align with the sight mounted on the rear 11mm dovetail but both the short and long barrel seem to be perfectly lining up on my air gun. The single shot tray works well and the fact that the bolt extends out the back of the gun allows your right thumb to provide pressure as the pellet is loaded. I have had no issues with the .22 standard 5.5 mm pellets getting stuck. I really like how light and easy to shoot the Diana Chaser is in the long version.

    Things I would have changed:

    The trigger could always be better : ) it isnt horrible though... there is a nice small range of light resistance on the adjustable first stage, the second stage is fairly smooth but a I feel a little grabby friction along the way to the actual firing of the mechanism. This might improve with more use or some DIY polishing. But at this price point the trigger is acceptable and much better than it could have been. I did not buy a magazine since it seemed expensive relative to the rest of the price of this air gun model. It would have been nice if one was included- if I had liked the magazine I would most probably have bought a couple more.

    What others should know:

    The screw on suppressor does a great job at reducing the noise this air gun makes to a very friendly level. The CO2 cartridges are easy to install with no leakage. There was a nylon bag included that the foam cutout packaging sits in- this could store all the pieces once the long version is broken down with the long barrel and the stock has been removed. The bag is cheap but a nice bonus that I was not expecting. The Diana Chaser has been available in other markets outside of the US under the SMK Victory CP2 name, it is worth doing a search for what others have already been doing with this platform. There were also two Allen keys and four spare o rings included.

  • 5.0 5.0

    4.0 4.0

    4.0 4.0

    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.

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