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Offline ezman604

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Looking for a .22 springer
« on: November 23, 2009, 07:57:35 AM »
Okay, since I'm having a hard time getting replacement .22 barrels for my AGs, I thought I'd toss this out there and see what happens. I'm looking for a descent .22 for hunting and paper punching at 30+ yards. Prefer wood but will consider synth stock. Scope a plus but not required. I think I might find one around here somewhere. :)
Looking to stay under $200, Mrs Santa is on a budget. Funny, she doesn't even know she's getting me a new AG. HeeHee
Yeah, there's lots of places selling guns but thought someone here may have one that would part with that has had some special touches added you can't get from factory pieces. But, if you know of a really good bargain online, post that here too.
Let me know what you have and please send photos to my email address ezman604@hotmail.com.
Thanks and Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 08:30:02 AM »
RWS Diana 34 (German made) can be found for $199 new, and I believe the 34P w/synthetic stock as well.  It's a classic workhorse.  More 34's are sold than any other Springer model (any manufacturer) I have read - can't confirm it, but it doesn't sound too far out there. It's a very popular gun and is also at the low end of the "Magnum powered" ones. 14+fpe in .177 and 15-16fpe in .22.

There are various Crosman .22 Springers for under $200 as well.  If you want more power, shop around for a used (19-20fpe) RWS Diana 48 .22 for a little more: $225-250.  The 48 is a side-cocker, not break-barrel but you didn't specify what type of gun..  There are also many Gamos out there for under $200 - used.
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Air Force Condor .25 (Lemak)  
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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009, 09:49:04 AM »
Thanks Harry,
May have to up my budget a smidge to get a descent one. BUT, the TF89 in .22 is selling for $149.95. Actually same gun as my Walther Force 1000 but a nicer stock and in .22 cal.
That's without glass, which is no prob. I was hoping someone here had a good .22 that is collecting dust and wanted to find a loving home for it.
Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
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Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2009, 10:16:44 AM »


If your close to Walmart they have Beeman 1073 which is also Beeman RS2 and have a true 2 stage trigger. I have mine for over 2 years now and is my goto Air Rifle is power and accuracy is needed. I chopped my barrel to 13 inch and added a shinny thing to make it friendly. This comes with 2 barrels, 22 and .177 and I mostly use the .22 for it's too much for the .177, shoots much sweeter with the .22. I think they sale this at walmart for $127 and It will be easier for exchange if you get a dude, no need to wait for shipping to and from. That's my take on this AG.



REVIEW of RS2 >> http://webpages.charter.net/guru1/reviews/Beeman%20RS2%20review%20v%202.0.pdf





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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2009, 10:37:32 AM »
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ezman604 - 11/23/2009  12:57 PM

Okay, since I'm having a hard time getting replacement .22 barrels for my AGs, I thought I'd toss this out there and see what happens. I'm looking for a descent .22 for hunting and paper punching at 30+ yards. Prefer wood but will consider synth stock. Scope a plus but not required. I think I might find one around here somewhere. :)
Looking to stay under $200, Mrs Santa is on a budget. Funny, she doesn't even know she's getting me a new AG. HeeHee
Yeah, there's lots of places selling guns but thought someone here may have one that would part with that has had some special touches added you can't get from factory pieces. But, if you know of a really good bargain online, post that here too.
Let me know what you have and please send photos to my email address ezman604@hotmail.com.
Thanks and Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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I have a pimped out .22 Quest for sale.
It quite the shooter and have a grt-II trigger and  full ?//??. berrel shroud.
I had the TF89 and hated it,this gun is MUCH more accurate  (m not saying all quests are,but mine is)
Here is the link to my gun info.
http://www.gatewaytoairguns.com/airguns/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=23050&mid=183261#M183261

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Re: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2009, 10:53:21 AM »
I have three TF89s and I love them....so I second the TF89 suggestion...
THE GUNS:
     â€¢ Cometa Fusion Star (Gene tuned) 12/10/09
     â€¢ Cometa Fenix RWS 94 2/8/10
     â€¢ RWS Diana 48 .177 1/8/10 [TRADE for RWS 350]
     â€¢ Walther Force 1000 .177 11/11/09
     â€¢ TF89 .22 10/26/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ TF89 .177 (Gene tuned) 9/6/09
     â€¢ Remington Vantage 1200 .177 8/22/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ Daisy 953 (pneumatic) 8/02/08
     â€¢ Gamo Big Cat 2/5/10 (broken...free...maybe gas piston?!)

THE SCOPES:  
     â€¢ Sightron SII 4-16x42 AO  
     â€¢ Leupold VX-II 3-9x33 Ultralight EFR AO
     â€¢ Bushnell Trophy 6-18x42 AO  
     â€¢ Swift 686 High Recoil 6.5-20x44 AO  
     â€¢ Hawke Air Max 4-12x40 AO  
     â€¢ Bushnell Banner 6-18x50 AO

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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2009, 12:30:23 PM »
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Bentong - 11/23/2009 5:16 PM



If your close to Walmart they have Beeman 1073 which is also Beeman RS2 and have a true 2 stage trigger. I have mine for over 2 years now and is my goto Air Rifle is power and accuracy is needed.

Any idea what numbers this one clocks out? Looking for a hunter with 20+ fpe. What ammo do you use in yours?
Thanks and Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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Crosman/Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 (bone stock)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
Winchester 1000WS .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2009, 12:36:02 PM »
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I have a pimped out .22 Quest for sale.
It quite the shooter and have a grt-II trigger and full ?//??. berrel shroud.
I had the TF89 and hated it,this gun is MUCH more accurate (m not saying all quests are,but mine is)
Here is the link to my gun info.
http://www.gatewaytoairguns.com/airguns/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=23050&mid=183261#M183261


Thanks Joe,
It's definately a "Pimp My Gun" rig. Looks good. I'm just not sure it's got the power I'm looking for. I may be looking for the Holy Grail of .22 hunters. One that has 20+ fpe, accurate, consistant and under $200. I'm still looking at the TF89 and liking it more the more I read. It has definate possibilities and is identical to my Walther Force 1000 but nicer furniture.
Thanks again and you guys keep em' coming!!!!
Happy Shooting!!!!
Dave
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Crosman/Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 (bone stock)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
Winchester 1000WS .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
QB57 (l

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Re: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2009, 12:38:39 PM »
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thebookdoc - 11/23/2009 5:53 PM

I have three TF89s and I love them....so I second the TF89 suggestion...

Rich,
Don't you want to sell me one of those .22 TF's you got laying around???
HeeHee
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Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 (bone stock)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
Winchester 1000WS .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2009, 01:06:44 PM »
Was a Walther Talon Magnum .22 for sell, been couple of weeks back  Gas Ram for $200.00 IIRC.  It would kill the TF89 power wise.

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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2009, 01:19:04 PM »
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man00 - 11/23/2009 8:06 PM

Was a Walther Talon Magnum .22 for sell, been couple of weeks back Gas Ram for $200.00 IIRC. It would kill the TF89 power wise.
HERE??? Or where???
Normal price for stock spring is $209.
Would love a gas piston one for $200!!!!
Dave
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Crosman/Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 (bone stock)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
Winchester 1000WS .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
QB57 (l

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Re: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2009, 01:34:30 PM »
no, sir...I have unique plans for each of them...
THE GUNS:
     â€¢ Cometa Fusion Star (Gene tuned) 12/10/09
     â€¢ Cometa Fenix RWS 94 2/8/10
     â€¢ RWS Diana 48 .177 1/8/10 [TRADE for RWS 350]
     â€¢ Walther Force 1000 .177 11/11/09
     â€¢ TF89 .22 10/26/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ TF89 .177 (Gene tuned) 9/6/09
     â€¢ Remington Vantage 1200 .177 8/22/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ Daisy 953 (pneumatic) 8/02/08
     â€¢ Gamo Big Cat 2/5/10 (broken...free...maybe gas piston?!)

THE SCOPES:  
     â€¢ Sightron SII 4-16x42 AO  
     â€¢ Leupold VX-II 3-9x33 Ultralight EFR AO
     â€¢ Bushnell Trophy 6-18x42 AO  
     â€¢ Swift 686 High Recoil 6.5-20x44 AO  
     â€¢ Hawke Air Max 4-12x40 AO  
     â€¢ Bushnell Banner 6-18x50 AO

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Re: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2009, 01:35:41 PM »
power is not everything...
THE GUNS:
     â€¢ Cometa Fusion Star (Gene tuned) 12/10/09
     â€¢ Cometa Fenix RWS 94 2/8/10
     â€¢ RWS Diana 48 .177 1/8/10 [TRADE for RWS 350]
     â€¢ Walther Force 1000 .177 11/11/09
     â€¢ TF89 .22 10/26/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ TF89 .177 (Gene tuned) 9/6/09
     â€¢ Remington Vantage 1200 .177 8/22/09 (Gene tuned 1/6/10)
     â€¢ Daisy 953 (pneumatic) 8/02/08
     â€¢ Gamo Big Cat 2/5/10 (broken...free...maybe gas piston?!)

THE SCOPES:  
     â€¢ Sightron SII 4-16x42 AO  
     â€¢ Leupold VX-II 3-9x33 Ultralight EFR AO
     â€¢ Bushnell Trophy 6-18x42 AO  
     â€¢ Swift 686 High Recoil 6.5-20x44 AO  
     â€¢ Hawke Air Max 4-12x40 AO  
     â€¢ Bushnell Banner 6-18x50 AO

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RE: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2009, 01:40:57 PM »


The .22 CFX's are now in stock. Most selling for $170 plus s&h. Great gun to start with. Add Charlie's trigger later on for about $30 and you're set. And they have a nice synthetic stock.





ps - Pyramyd Air might have a coupon, too. I think one of the others (Airgun Depot?) has them with 5% for first time buyers.


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Re: Looking for a .22 springer
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2009, 01:42:47 PM »
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thebookdoc - 11/23/2009 8:34 PM

no, sir...I have unique plans for each of them...

Hmmm...got me curious now. Wanna clue a brother AGer in? LOL
True, power ain't everything. But, if you can get power AND accuracy, you got something special.
Still leaning toward the TF89 unless I can get one of those Walther Falcon's that WERE for sale here a while back.
Doubtful, but waiting on replies to pm.
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Crosman/Revelation 760 PumpMaster (Vintage 1967)
Powerline 1000S .177 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Super Streak .177/.22 (semi-tuned by me)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 (bone stock)
Benjamin Trail NP XL1100 (project gun)
TF89 .22 (tuned by Gene)
Winchester 1000WS .177 (semi-tuned by muwah)
QB57 (l