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Tinpan

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Ataman at P/A
« on: February 24, 2016, 06:15:17 PM »
Hi Guys, does anybody have any experience with the Ataman P/A is going to offer,really like the looks of the synthetic compact,but the cost of the magazines @ 108.00 each is ridiculous to me or am I out of line ? My thoughts, are a guy would want at least 4 mags if not 6 loaded and ready to go when you get in the groove. The cost 3 extra mags and the compact, that is over 1800.00 for a bullpup  with other bullpups coming in at less and proven,What do you all think ,dont hold back if I am being frugal as I am looking for my first .22 PCP for small rodent control .Add some money and talk Travis into a .22 Flex,would that not be just slicker than whale spit 8) 8)



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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2016, 07:32:04 PM »
Did I post this in the wrong section???

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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2016, 09:35:35 PM »
This area works fine for your post.

I don't think anyone has experience with these guns, and so we'll have to wait for reports from those who drop the bucks for the Atamans.

.22 for rodents? You can certainly use an expensive airgun for this task but you could use a $100 springer or CO2 gun also. An entry level PCP will work as well. Or as you suggest a Wicked Air Rifle would be a mighty fine choice.
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2016, 07:36:26 AM »
I held one at shot show
Felt like it was well put together shouldered nice
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2016, 10:19:43 AM »
Did I post this in the wrong section???

Well, your question was if anybody had/has experience with those guns, since they are still to arrive in the US it would be hard for anyone to answer  ;) LOL


Also, how many Magazines do you need ? it's not like you are going into battle and need a bunch ready to reload Right ?  ;D ;D ......not 100% sure but looking at those mags I have the impression that they could double as a single shot try too, ..again, this is only a supposition.


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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2016, 05:07:05 PM »
 Soory ,but there are others that have these in their hands and because it is new to the USA dosent mean countries dont already have it,just like the guy that has the Huben and is trying to find it sweet spot.On the mag issue,I need at least 6 for when we go on the the rice rat hunts and you need at least a .22 or they will laugh at you,they can get over 8 lbs. and they come in waves, we prefer air guns as the rim fires make way too much noise and can travel father than you want it too,one of my points is what makes a mag worth over  a hundred bucks that is crazy

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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2016, 05:10:29 PM »
Yup ... as of the Vegas NV shot show last month .... very few ever heard of Ataman let alone seen one  :P
Your way too early about an inquire into the guns anything  :o
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2016, 09:22:41 PM »
Beside the US field testers/samplers that aren't coughing up the goods yet on the Ataman's,at least Mr. Rowe has one in his very talented hands and hope before long we get the low down and not just the hype from the importer, but there are several UK forum guys that have had the Ataman for a while and have listed some QC issues that were to be taken care of before they hit the US,guess  Ataman is not a new guys on the block across the cold deep pond and very responsive  to their users,wish our politicos would get their heads on straight and end the ridiculous embargo's ,there is a lot of really neat stuff we are missing out on and paying way too much for what we are getting.

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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2016, 05:00:08 PM »
I'm curious about this guns performance as well.  We're gonna have to wait I guess.

As for pesting rats, I grew up listening to my dad tell stories of shooting rats at night at the local dump back in the late '60's early '70's. He still raves about it and how the rats would almost come at the shooters in waves. Where I live in Northern California there are a lot of rice fields. Might be a fun summer if I can convince some farmers to let me thin the rat herd.
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2016, 07:08:53 AM »
Oh! Lord, this brings back memories.

I once has a WWII IR set up mounted on an old (then) Stevens single shot .22. It made for great rat shooting at the local dump as long as you were close. Say, not more than 30 feet away. About all you could see well were their eyes, but that is all you needed to see. Those were the days!
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2016, 06:28:21 PM »
Alan was this dump in Yolo County? Either it's a small world and you shot with my dad or shooting rats at a dump is a lot more common than I thought. 

It would be nice to see these guns perform well, accurately and quietly.
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Re: Ataman at P/A
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2016, 06:01:39 AM »
Actually, it was in Pleasanton, Kansas, in Lynn county, and an hour drive south of Kansas City. Most were Norwegian rats which weigh upwards of half a pound. Mean too!
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