How heavy is yours?

Discussion in 'General Airgun Chat' started by Topper, Feb 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM.

  1. Topper

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    People keep asking me if my gun is heavy or not?
    As I have only just started and this is my first gun.......how heavy is heavy?
     
  2. palmanda

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    Well I have an FTP900 and I’m not sure what it actually weighs but yes it’s bloody heavy
     
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  3. Darron

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    Most top of the range FT kit complete with a high mag scope, possibly a Rowan adjuster etc is heavy. It has an advantage in the sitting position but of course it’s not helpful when standing
     
  4. RobF

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    Mine's 5.8kg according to the bathroom scales. It was a little undecided between that an 5.6kg but settled on the latter. I'm guessing that puts it around 5.75 kg but it's rounding it.
     
  5. sportsmatch

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    14.3lbs or 6.5kg in European shite
     
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    My hft springer is about 11.5 lb (5.2 kg) including the scope
     
  7. C.Eaton

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    That must of been one heavy muther considering the amount of stock you’ve chopped/milled away...;)
     
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    We've lost about 350g off her.
     
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    My FT springer in a laminate stock is 5.35kg. It feels quite light as the balance is so lovely.

    I have a Benchrest rifle that is much the same weight, but it feels about twice as heavy as I have the balance really far forward.
     
  10. Topper

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    Well I havn't actually weighed mine yet. Its not a posh gun like all yours, its a BSA Scorpion RS but it does feel weighty.
    Thanks for all the different weights guys.....at least I can get a rough figure of heavy & light now;)
     
  11. SteveC200

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    I've just weighed some of my rifles.
    AR20/Deben- 5.8kg
    Daystate MK3/Nikko- 6.1kg
    TX200/T50- 5.9kg
    9015/Nikko- 5.8kg

    The balance is very different on some though, the AR20 has a front bias and feels hefty, the 9015 has a rear bias and feels quite light.
     
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  12. RobF

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    I've always said balance changes a rifle's feel more than weight.
     
  13. mike

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    My Steyr LG110 with a Warren Edwards laminate stock and almost full length hampster, Sightron and A&M titch come's in at dead on 5kg or 11.02lbs....surprising as I thought it would be heavier, the balance is very neutral and is centered through the loading area.

    ATB
    Mike.
     
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    My old FT set up weighed a stonne!...haven't weighed the steyr challenge but is front heavy...even with all three stock Weights in it!!!
     

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