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Earn 650 Bullseye Bucks
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Weihrauch HW90 Breakbarrel Air Rifle
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|Max Velocity||1050 fpsMeasured with 7.0 ammo|
|Cocking Effort||46 lbs.|
|Front Sight||Globe w/Aperture Inserts|
|Rear Sight||Adjustable for windage & elevation|
|Suggested for||Small game hunting/plinking|
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Things I liked: Weihrauch is well know for quality and value, this is no exception. Mine chrono's at 763 consistently, trigger is about 1.8 lbs. The gas piston is smooth and there is zero "twang". It is an accurate rifle that is a solid performer. The weight is well balanced and holds a scope well. Bluing is top notch and the fit and finish is typical German quality.
Things I would have changed: I would love it if there was an option of a walnut or laminated stock with custom heels.
What others should know: Buy one, you pay one time up front and you will have an accurate and powerful gun for life.
Things I liked: I bought the .25 caliber wood rifle. Superb construction. Another case of "you get what you pay for". Fit and finish is excellent. Blue finish is excellent. Cocking mechanism looks very substantial and very well made. Accuracy is excellent with the iron sights. I doubt if I will scope this rifle; I like the simplicity of iron sights. The globe sights are excellent; I use the wide post insert. The inserts all work well and are secure within the globe sight. Checkering at pistol grip is nice. The safety functioned properly. My purchase was a refurbished rifle; looked brand new, no issues.
Things I would have changed: Trigger is a bit light, but it is a two-stage type and it works fine. There is a change in pull weight as the first stage ends and the trigger actuation begins. Trigger breaks cleanly. It took a few shots to get the feel of the trigger and not actuate the firing mechanism before I was ready to. Forestock needs checkering, as the finish is smooth and slick. Owners manual is not very comprehensive. It does not give good information about lubricating the cocking mechanism and cleaning the bore. Most of the instructions are just tiny pictures with arrows, and require some interpretation. Weihrauch can do better with the manual.
What others should know: There is no twang or vibration when fired, more of a small thump. Rifle does not seem to be hold sensitive. Noise level of this rifle is medium. Cocking resistance is strong but not a problem. I place the rifle butt onto my pants pocket, 1st hand on the barrel near the rear sight, 2nd hand on the barrel at the front sight; after starting cocking a short ways (an arc), I then move the 1st hand to the barrel at the front sight, and then use both hands to pull the barrel down through the full arc of cocking. Proper cocking is more technique than difficult. I bought this rifle to clear out some squirrels; so I will not be using it for a lot of repetitive target shooting. This rifle is not made for anyone smaller than (say) 140 lbs and 5'-7" tall.
Things I liked: Hello folks, first off I am a 62 year old avid fan of air guns as California laws are making firearms harder to buy and shoot, and the fact that I have been shooting air guns for 45 plus years beginning with my Daisy. Early on I had an FWB hunter, HW50, Crossman pump, Sheridan and others. I still own and shoot the HW50 which has been referb'd (40 plus years old). The anticipation of just receiving this rifle was heart pounding. Enough background, now, This rifle is a beautiful, well engineered magnificent German BEAST. Just holding it makes me feel in awe. I have not mounted a scope on it yet, but the open sights are accurate. The first shot I actually caught myself closing my eyes (I know, what a wimp). Accurate out of the box. I only have about 50 rounds through it and I have not had dieseling yet, but I know it is coming. VERY POWERFUL. I understand that you can dial the power back a bit, but I am leaving mine as is. It will blow through 1 inch hardwood no problem.
Things I would have changed: I cannot think of any other to include a Jack Links workout video.
What others should know: The best groups I get at 10 meters are through my custom 1322 Crossman with a red dot and six pumps. But, with that in mind, since I have approx. 10000 .22 pellets, I ordered the .22. I doubt I will be hunting over 40 yards. This rifle loves the JSB Match Diablo heavys 18.13 grain. Some folks have told me that since I bought a PCP, I would never shoot a springer/NP again. Quite the contrary, I find a great deal of satisfaction in hoisting, cocking, loading and shooting this monster. I have seen youtube videos of shooting at 50 yards. I will mount a UTG sniper and we will see. Very important to fully cock this rifle until the safety engages or you can hurt yourself. Cocking effort is about technique and power. I am an ex -lifter 210 lbs. and it is a workout. My opinion is that German guns are the best.
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Anyone know the barrel twist rate on the HW90?
I received an answer from Weihrauch. 1:16 twist from the factory. Good to know.
Will Williams FP-AG-TK Aperture Sights work in conjunction with the HW90 stock front sites? I want to stick with irons and want a longer line of sight.
I read someone comment on the HW80 review and he said he got good groups results with the FP-AG-TK Aperture Sights. I'm going to try this out.
Wondering why the .25 is $50.00 more than .22, and .177. What would be the reason for the extra $50.00?
|Max Velocity||1050 fpsMeasured with 7.0 ammo|