Airgun World : 2020-10-01

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Something you think airgunners should know about? Tell us about it and we’ll share your news with the readership. Write to: What’s Going On, Evolution House, 2-6 Easthampst­ead Road, Wokingham, Berks. RG40 2EG. Or email terry.doe@archant.co.uk STREAMLIGH­T LAUNCHES PROTAC 90X USB The light features an IPX7-rated design that makes it waterproof to 1 metre for 30 minutes and it is impact-resistant tested to 2 metres. Available in black, the ProTac 90X USB and ProTac 90X have MSRPs of £88 and £77, respective­ly. Both come with the Streamligh­t Limited Lifetime Warranty. For more info, visit: as a handheld light or attached to MOLLE, belts, harnesses and other gear for hands-free use. When using the Streamligh­t SL-B26 Li-Ion battery pack, the ProTac 90X USB delivers 1,000 lumens and runs for 1 hour and 45 minutes on high. It also provides 1,000 lumens and a run time of two hours and 30 minutes on the high setting when using CR123A batteries. Featuring a multi-function, push button switch, the light is made from 6000 series machined aluminum with a Type II MIL-Spec anodised finish. Measuring just 4.39 inches long, the ProTac 90X USB weighs 4.9 ounces with the included Streamligh­t USB Li-Ion battery, while the ProTac 90X model weighs 4.4 ounces with two included CR1a23A batteries. The latest addition to the ProTac series of tactical lights is a complete rechargeab­le system that includes a Streamligh­t SL-B26 protected Li-Ion USB rechargeab­le battery pack with an integrated micro-USB port and a charging cord. A ProTac 90X with two CR123A batteries also is available. This multi-fuel capability enables users to charge the light on the go or insert cell batteries when a charging source is unavailabl­e. The combinatio­n of its 90° head, powerful light output and multiple attachment methods battery make the ProTac 90X USB our brightest and most versatile everyday carry light available. Its multi-fuel battery technology gives users the ability to power and recharge through convenient USB recharging or via disposable batteries, making it the ideal choice for tactical, first responder, outdoor and other users when conducting maneuvers or search operations, or performing other tasks under low light conditions. The versatile new light can be used either www. streamligh­t.com Weight: 4.9oz. (138.91g) – with Streamligh­t USB Li-Ion battery Weight: 4.4oz. (124.74g) – with CR123A batteries Colour: Black PRODUCT FEATURES: Lumens: High: 1000 lumens Battery: Streamligh­t SL-B26 Protected Li-Ion USB Rechargeab­le Battery Pack, CR123A Lithium Size: 4.39” (11.15 cm) ROLL OUT THE JUGGERNAUT! BEWARE OF IMMITATION­S! their connector of this type is rated at 300Bar, nearly double that of the connectors in question. Not only that but they cost a mere £4 more than lower-rated ones. The moral of the story? Take HPA seriously, when you need adaptors, fittings, or hoses, buy from a specialist company, you will be so glad that you did! Through exhaustive testing by its Accuracy Research Team (A.R.T), Daystate continues to develop its Rangemaste­r-branded airgun ammunition in collaborat­ion with the world’s finest pellet manufactur­ers. The latest ammo to be adopted in this ongoing programme is the new Rangemaste­r Juggernaut – a .22”/5.5mm calibre slug. Extensive performanc­e tests on the range and in the field over the past year have proven this 25.39 grain (1.645g) solid body, hollow point slug to produce a superior level of accuracy, both in high-power Daystate and Brocock air rifle models, along with many other air rifles with power output levels in excess of 30 ft.lbs. Available from Daystate dealers or directly from their website at a price of £130 for 10 tins (.22). For more info, visit: A contact in the airgun trade has advised us that a few customers have bought low-cost female quickfill connectors for use on old-style Air Arms and Logun rifles. It seems that these were purchased from an online auction site, and that they were rated for 160Bar. You can guess the result, which included a loud bang, although thankfully no injuries were incurred. It serves as a timely warning regarding the dangers of high-pressure air (HPA) and the importance of using equipment which has the correct pressure rating for the use intended. Best Fittings Ltd, who are specialist­s in the field of HPA confirmed that Spot the difference, the Best Fittings adaptor at the bottom is rated at 300Bar, the top one somewhat lower. www.daystate.com 13 www.airgunshoo­ting.co.uk AIRGUN WORLD

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