Air Arms EV2 Mk4

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by Shaqa, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. Shaqa

    Shaqa New Member

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    Hi all EV2 shooters,
    I've just bought one of these rifles and am working through setting it up now for FT.
    Can you tell me your preferred pellet to use? Also do you size them? Weigh them? etc

    Any other constructive advice would be appreciated. Cheers
     
  2. TOOL

    TOOL Independent FT Pumper

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    Advice or the truth

    Best advice ..................................

    What suits others may not suit yours !
    All down to your cannon.
    Buy some ,try some, if their **** bin them & buy some more until you find something that will drill tight groups.
    Once youv'e found them buy as many as you can afford & some more.
    That advice was given to me by two of the best shooters in the world.

    And it's true.

    Regards

    Scott,
     
  3. Shaqa

    Shaqa New Member

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    I appreciate what your saying Scott. Maybe what i was hoping for is what is the most common pellet being used in this rifle. What are most owners using? That will at least narrow down my choices. Im picking either JSB exact or express.
     
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    villiers Self appointed antipimp

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    Jsb Exact 4.52 would be where most would start.:)
     
  5. Shaqa

    Shaqa New Member

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    Compliments of the season to you Don.

    Those were the pellets I kind of expected.

    BTW the stripper is back on the Dom as well!!
     
  6. scoll

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    I tried out a few types if pellets on my ev2 mk4 such as air arms diabolical 4.51 and 4.52, superdomes and Jsb exact 4.52. I found that the Jsb exacts were the best. Good place to start. I wouldn't bother with any 4.51 heads. Good luck.
     
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    Air Arms 4,52.
     
  8. NJR 100

    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    as stated, you will need to find the batch that works in "your" ev2.

    Jsb Exact are the most popular choice i would say.

    So try a different batchers/dai. ie, you may have baught batch/dai "15" and it loves tham, but put dai "35" in it and the groups spread.
    I dont tsaker any notice of head size, 4.51.52,53. Its the batch / dai number that makes the difference.

    I know some ev2 owners size the exacts, some dont. depends on what works for you? the new exacts dont seem to need weighing, the older did sd there could be a wide range of weights. i once had 7.9 - 9.1 in a single tin. its why i stopped using them.

    Dai / batch is the first 2 numbers (i think) on the jsb label under the tin. least, thats how i determine it.

    Air arms pellets are also used by some top shooters, so they are an option.

    Personally i use express in mine and apart from one batch, dai 36, all have been fine.
    I have found that one of my ev2 likes them sized to 4.52, the other 4.50. sizing seems to have stopped the odd flyer.
    i dont weigh express as they dont need it.

    I have used or perhaps may still use Falcon / jsb RS. these are very accurate, but much harder to shoot in the wind. Good if you like a challenge!


    One thing i have found with my ev2 is that the barrels need to be very clean. Every 150 pellets i use a pull through to clean the barrel.
     
  9. Shaqa

    Shaqa New Member

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    NJR, thanks for that info. Because we are a bit isolated here and don't have the same access to different batch's here as you guys do in the UK, we kind of have to make do with whichever batch has been imported. And then keep fingers crossed!! Although my experience has had me use without exception the exacts and the expresses.
     
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    Jsb Exact are the most popular choice.:shot:
     
  11. Neil

    Neil MFTA Winter League Champion 2011 and winner of som

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    In the four years since the question was asked you would think he might have bought a couple of tins by now.
     
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    Show some respect Mr D , he is 89 after all:D:D
     
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    Have you bought a Coat Mr D ?
     

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