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butchb

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Buying firs break barrel
« on: September 05, 2018, 07:53:52 PM »
My friend has a Gamo bone collector .177,I've shot it and really like it. I'm planning to buy a whisper Mach 1 fusion  .177 so I looked at reviews on you tube and in the comments half are down on Gamo and call it inferior and such,others say they are fine.  I'm confused.  I plan on target shooting and black birds, squirrels  and such. Whaddyathink?


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Re: Buying firs break barrel
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2018, 08:24:44 PM »
I'm not really a Springer guy.... I would suggest you ask in the section below....

http://airgunguild.com/break-barrel-pumper-and-springer-airguns/

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Re: Buying firs break barrel
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2018, 05:59:45 AM »
As long as you are looking at 25 yards for good accurate shots I think you're fine. I bought a Benjamin Prowler as an entry level air gun and I still shoot it all of the time. It's very accurate IMO and perfect for casual plinking, pesting, etc.  Like Bob said above, most air gun enthusiasts (myself included) are all about PCP-style guns and for good reason. Power, unheard of accuracy, and quiet. That being said, break barrels are just fine to be used as a tool for plinking and pesting and require no other accessories.

If you're expectations are reasonable, you can't go wrong. If at some point you find you want to step up to something else, the break barrel will still have a valuable role as a simple, take anywhere, ready to go tool.
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