Date: 14/8/2020 13:32
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Video: Ataman BP17 PCP Air Rifle

"From Pyramyd Air with Love." In the true nature of a 1963 British spy film featuring James Bond, join Tyler and his alter-ego "Ivan" in this epic video as they review one of Ataman's most unique airgun creations, the BP17.

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  • Francisco from USA asked:

    Can a longer barrel be fitted by removing the 14.5 inch stock barrel? If so, where can such barrel be ordered, the length and if a moderator can be installed, or would that be a seperste step carried out by a different business? Thank you in advance.

    • Mark from USA:

      That would be a custom job. We do not machine barrel blanks. Nor are there longer barrels from Ataman.

  • John from USA asked:

    Could this shoot slugs?

    • Francisco from USA:

      Yes it can. For example, the H&N Piledriver at 21 grains would diminish the velocity to approximately 803 fps, but would provide more kinetic energy (fpe) because the slug would be in the barrel longer to accelerate fromm the expanding gas at its base; although, diminishing, but still expanding. The 14.5 inch barrel is too short for the coefficient of the barrel frictional forces to overcome the momentum buildup by the acceleration energy, which is ashame to have such a short barrel for so much capacity.

    • Tyler from USA:

      If size appropriately, sure. Though I doubt it will produce the velocity needed to stabilize them

  • Kevin from USA asked:

    Understand that is is shrouded. Is the shroud end threaded to accept an adapter and to add a moderator?

    • Jeff from USA:

      Yes, but be advised, getting the end cap of mine was a chore....couple of sets if needle nose pliers to fit into the two holes and unscrew the end cap. However once off, the DonnyFL adapter for perfectly and the DONNYFL sump makes the gun very quiet.

    • Tyler from USA:

      Yes it is threaded. DonnyFL makes a nice adapter that would allow for a more standard threaded "extension" to be added.

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