Air Rifle "Hatsan Sniper": technical specifications, photos and reviews

Most potential buyers are willing to buy the most powerful air guns in the world that does not need improvement, and requires no maintenance. Not counting systems with pre-pumped in the market there is nothing more powerful than the air rifle "Hatsan 125". In this article, the reader will study leader arms market close, learns specifications, see photos and get acquainted with the reviews and the owners of the recommendations.

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The legality of the acquisition on the territory of Russia

Law of the Russian Federation "About the weapon" bans the sale and use of pneumatics with a power shot more than 7, 5 J. Rifle "Hatsan" as built has a capacity of about 30 J. To circumvent the ban on the import and sale of Turkish armorers set in pneumatics notoriously weak spring and operating the included. In the process of acquisition of the rifle on the market, the seller sets a proper set, and the buyer gets the object of their desires.

There is no need to worry about the owner of a violation of the law "On Weapons". There is still easier than it seems. To remove the air gun to ballistics must be a court order, which is issued only if the institution of administrative or criminal proceedings. That is, it all depends on the behavior of the owner of the weapon.

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on the market Assortment

Air rifles "Hatsan 125Cnayper" available on the market in several variations. Firstly, there is a separation of the caliber - 4, 5, 5, 5, and 6, 35 millimeters. Also varies according to modifications of pneumatics, which were issued at different times with slight modifications. On the market can be seen as a rifle with a spring-piston mechanism and a gas spring. Increasingly comes preinstalled with a weapon by the moderator, the purpose of which is to reduce the volume of the shot. In practice, regardless of the modifications, the manufacturer said the same performance characteristics for all rifles "Hatsan Sniper", which on closer acquaintance is not particularly different from each other, judging by the photos. Such a marketing ploy by the manufacturers are responsible for the purchase of the future owner of the weapon, or the focus of wanting to take over the most powerful pneumatics is only one model.

About goodies for owners of

Rifle "Hatsan sniper" has a 500 mm rifled barrel made of steel. The total length of weapons, regardless of the modifications is 1240 mm. The energy source is a spring-piston system (in rare cases gas spring), and the charging is performed via Quitting barrel. Weight rifle factory setting ranges from 4 to 4, 5 kg, depending on the modification. The manufacturer stated in the technical documentation the initial velocity of the bullet 380 meters per second, and the effective range - 50 meters. Distinctive features of the rifle "Hatsan Sniper" are:

  • butt inlaid with rubber inserts;
  • rubber recoil pad to absorb the impact and adjustable cheek;
  • aiming fly and strap with fiberopticheskimi filaments;
  • impact absorption system SASTM.
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The first acquaintance with a rifle

The box that comes rifle, very high quality, and if the buyer has at least a modicum of doubt in their purchase, packaging is capable of eliminating the negative. Inside it are: air rifle "Hatsan Sniper", instruction manual, certificate, reinforced spring, belt, extension butt and legs for shooting in the prone position. Guide has a complete description of the assembly-disassembly rifle made with high quality photos, but to completely disassemble the weapon without the need is not recommended. The manufacturer recommends replacing the springs trust in arms weapons experts, rather than trying to solve the problem on their own. When buying many vendors offer this service to the buyer, do not give up. After replacement in the presence of a gunsmith is recommended for a couple of shots to ensure proper operation of the spring. Very often the sellers provide buyers with information on airspeed bullet, measuring the index with a special instrument.

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I would like to do everything yourself?

It is clear that serious Turkish manufacturer of reliable canned his weapon, sending it to export to all countries, because it is not known how much air rifle "Hatsan 125" will be stored in warehouses and at what temperature. Definitely something that no one spared oil. So it does not interfere before using to get rid of excess grease, which can not only stem from mechanisms seeping out, but also spoil the banal spring stiffness. For services will need partially disassembled rifles:

  1. Remove the five screws that hold the bed.
  2. Carefully separate the bed from the rifle frame.
  3. Remove the fuse mounting screws and the trigger.
  4. Unhook the spring protection against accidental firing.
  5. Remove the sear axis pin and spring backdrop to the piston.

All the seized mechanisms should be wiped with a dry cloth. It is also recommended to clean the oil from the cylinder, which was installed in the spring rifle. After that it is necessary to put its own silicon grease, and then you can begin to assemble weapons. Rifle "Hatsan" going under the scheme, return dismantling.

rifle Power: Myths and Reality

Muzzle velocity, which may issue a pneumatic rifle "Hatsan", is 380 meters per second, and this is a serious argument for the majority of customers, but not all so rosy as it seems at first glance. The meaning of such a statement producer for many experts is lost for one simple reason - Unknown bullet weight and its rigidity. It turns out that the manufacturer measured the velocity of the air at the outlet of the barrel?

Empirically arrows set the optimum weight range bullets, with which you can achieve the best results for the shot power: 0, 50-0, 8 grams. Moreover, many note the fact that the power of the shot increases with the softness of lead. And if the edge has become the question of the choice of bullets, it is better to give preference to Beeman Kodiaks, weight 0, 69 grams or Crosman Premier with a weight of 0, 51 grams. But bullets Baracuda Magnum, weighing more than one gram, it is recommended to bypass the party, as they are clearly not intended for rifles such as "Hatsan".

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Advantages of gas spring

Enough to shoot, the owner quickly come to the conclusion that the rifle "Hatsan 125Cnayper" has too high-impact, not only causes physical discomfort, but also may adversely affect the optics. After optics for the most part been on the market for firearms, respectively, all the windows in the elevations have a recoil compensator on one side only. But pneumatics gives a double return: blow piston when the spring is relaxed sets forth movement of the rifle and the bullets fly creates a natural return back.

Options to address here a little. The best considered installing a gas spring, which, in addition to the elimination of the double impact, add a few weapons power. upgrading cost is very low and freely overlapped purchase optics - no need to purchase expensive equipment with dual compensators. There are recommendations for the setting to "Hatsan Sniper" pre-pump system, but many experts say that it is a hasty decision for the weapon, weighing 4 kg.

The choice of optics for spring-piston mechanism of

By the choice of optical devices each customer fits in its own way. Focusing on the price of the device, the multiplicity and size of glass. All this is true, but only applies to the less powerful weapon. Rifle "Hatsan" is not compatible with conventional approaches owners to purchase an optical device. Here the priority should be the strength of the device. And in a cheap segment this is just a huge problem for buyers.

Many sellers in the store to find out that the owner of the world's most powerful rifles looking at her optics, it is recommended to look at the low cost target "VOMZ Pilad P4x32 LS" domestic producers. In the photo he looks blankly, but very practical when shooting. If you need a foreigner in the same category, you can see the MakSnipe 3-9h40. These two sights are included in the top of sales in Russia and have only positive feedback among the owners. However, any professional upset that glass diameter of 40 millimeters, it is not enough for a comfortable shooting at long distances.

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Without a revision can not do

Rifle "Hatsan 125", regardless of the modifications is a pronounced problem - a barrel locking mechanism. When cocked often felt as the piston rubs against the compressor. Over time, if nothing is done, there may be backlash entire barrel at the turn. The problem is solved disassembly and lapping both contact parts - the first file, then sandpaper.

There are problems with the cuff in the trigger mechanism. It is recommended just to change after every thousand shots, since it tends to wear out. Shelf life, it helps reduce and abundant lubrication, so taking care of weapons, not to pour oil cuff. It is recommended to pay attention and trigger that constantly strives, then loosen the catch. In the latest versions problem is solved changing the lift system, but older versions of weapons is often made even a crossbow with a broken trunk, catching up to the fear of untrained hand.

A new player in the market of PCP

Not long ago, the Turkish manufacturer has decided to update its Modification number of weapons, putting on the market its own legend with pre-pumping system. Rifle "Hatsan 44 10" was to remove all the competitors in this niche thanks to his many years of authority, but it did not happen. In the photo weapon really looks great and attracts the attention of customers with its design, but specifications and negative reviews of many owners spoil the overall impression.

Very low stock tank strength, which is easily deformed by accidental transfer or cause a huge negative, because the security of such systems should be in the first place. Yes, and the bottle can be disconnected only when the complete disassembly of weapons. There are problems with the cocking mechanism, which requires constant repair. These factors are enough to make your own conclusions before buying.

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Definitely rifle "Hatsan Sniper" is a sales leader and is recognized as the most powerful pneumatic weapon in the domestic market. If you need a tool for hunting and shooting sports and entertainment, the buyer never regret their choice. But you need to look facts in the face - if you want to rifle properly served more than a year, then you need to contribute to this, having a little work on the weapon. But wishing to purchase the legend with pre-pumping system is recommended to wait modified modified, otherwise you can get a great disappointment from such a distinguished brand.