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2X Earn 1000 Bullseye Bucks
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|Max Velocity||1100 fps|
|Buttplate||Soft rubber recoil pad|
|Suggested for||Small game hunting/target practice|
|Trigger Pull||1.5 lbs|
|Max Shots per Fill||32|
|Fixed/adj. power||Multiple settings|
|Cylinder Size||215 cc|
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Things I liked: This review is from a guy who has had this 25 caliber air rifle for about a year. This is not a review from someone who just bought it and is frothing at the mouth out of excitement over his new purchase. This gun is quiet, very quiet. Perfect for the backyard shooter who wants to keep harmony with the neighbors. Not as quiet as its little brother the Maximus with a TKO added, but you will be impressed. It hits with solid power, 40 foot pounds (or more) of force is very achievable. I felt the gun was pretty easy to tune, but then I was using a chrony to help me out. The 25 caliber barrel has proven to be very accurate for me. At 50 yards, you will own the bullseye with this air rifle. Mine really liked the JSB Exact King rounds in 25.39 grain. I will be re-tuning it for the heavier version of the pellet soon.
Things I would have changed: This is where this review will diverge from most... from things I would change, to things I DID change. First of all, out of the box this is a very good shooter. This is the very reason it was modified. Never waste the time or money to modify a so-so gun; chances are, you will never be truly happy with it. But start with a good platform which has excellent accuracy, and you can't go wrong. Mine ended up regulated, flyweight hammer, dual adjustable hammer spring, upgraded valve, ported and polished airways and the bolt recontoured for better air flow. Even with the lighter JSB pellets, it had no trouble reaching more than 40 shots at 40 FPE with only 1.8 percent in pellet velocity with unsorted pellets. There are plenty of how-to articles on the various airgun forums on how to do this, but be aware, it voids your warranty. Even if you make the choice to leave yours stock, you should be quite happy with it.
What others should know: An very good air rifle which can be turned into an excellent air rifle. This is the most accurate air rifle in my collection at 50 yards. The plastic stock makes me less concerned about getting scuffs from tromping through the woods with it. Once tuned or modified, very frugal on air use. The trigger is very nice, and is both crisp and light (once adjusted). Other guys at the range cannot believe what a tack driver the Marauder is. At 50 yards they were placing the shot exactly where they wanted, something which was outside their previous experience with air rifles. This air rifle has really raised the bar for my expectation of other air rifles; and that is a mixed blessing. It is easier to feel disappointed when I shoot other air rifles.
Things I liked: The looks and way it fits in ur shoulders feel really nice , 1 inch groups at 60 yards you cant complain about the accuracy in this gun thats for sure. Best pellets to use which many of you would assume are the jsb exact pellets .
Things I would have changed: 2 of my favorite pellets to use didnt fit in the shot magazine, and always jam up on me ... and had to start singly loading everything in . Wish you could get more shots at 3000 fill. Was getting only 14 good shots from 3000 psi down to 2100 .
What others should know: Pretty heavy compared to most , would recommend a bipod or some sort. Put I do recommend this for first time air gunners , good for small and medium game. Drops anything with head shots
Things I liked: Most accurate and quitest rifle ever >.5 @ 50 yds. 68db @2 ft. light weight for hunting and enough fpe to take down raccoons. This is my second one i`ve bought!
Things I would have changed: Larger air tank for more shots b4 filling. picatinna rail for mounts
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What comes in the package when you order just the marauder itself? Preferably the .25 cal
One mag and instructions, along with the rifle of course
What is the largest pellet my marauder clip can handle i have a .22 cal
How hard is it to pump this to 3,000 psi and to top it off after shooting
I use the Benjamin pump and I would just like to throw it out there that I weigh 175 and have zero problems pumping this from zero to 3,000 psi. Its more about technique than strength. You are suppose to use your body weigh to pump once it starts getting tough.
I have the chinese copy of the Air Ventri G6 (probably not a copy since I'd bet that's where AV gets theirs). 0-3000psi=270 pumps. 2000-3000 90=pumps. 2200-3000=70 pumps. Pumping is not easy, when up around 2500 or so my body weight of about 185 cannot compress the pump the last bit where it's actually putting that air into the gun. So about half way down the stoke I have to lock my arms and take my body weight off my feet to literally fall on it to get it to fully pump. So imo if you use the gun to shoot a pest here and there then a hand pump is ok. If you plan on shooting targets or misc plinking you will not like it. I also suggest getting the hammer debouncer because without it the gun is louder and wastes a lot of air. A 3000psi scuba tank is not good enough since the gun cannot be fully charged even once with it. You really need a 4500 tank which are expensive and often hard to find a place that can fill them. An elect pump is sweet but expensive and you're tied to electricity. Ideally I'd want the elect and a 4500 tank so I could charge it myself and take it with in the field. Pump, tank, gun and accessories would then be up past $2000...
For me or you? LOL. With an MK4 it took me about 300+ on an empty tube. And about half of that from 2000psi back up to 3000psi. I simply did that as a test. I actually use a compressor and SCBA for filling and the pump as a backup.
To fill your PCP gun:
1.Pick a source of air shown at right
2.If an adapter is needed, one will be shown
3.Add both to your cart to get hooked up
Benjamin Marauder PCP Air Rifle, Synthetic Stock with quick-disconnect connector (1M)
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|Max Velocity||1100 fps|