THE WALTHER REIGN referenced earlier in this piece, I’ve never owned or even fired a bullpup format rifle before, and I suppose I was taking a chance buying one without first finding an opportunity for a test shoot somewhere, but it has worked out well for me. The fact that my Reign scoped and silenced weighs in at only 3.3kg, can be comfortably hefted in one hand, and yet packs a UK legal limit punch, still amazes me. My only problem under the present circumstances, social isolation and staying at home, is that my air tank is down to 200bar, and I’m not going to get a refill any time soon. Looks like I’m in the market for a hand pump! PADDY SAYS: It is good how people come up with little personal touches or modifications to their air rifle and be able to make, show and pass them on for the benefit of other shooters. With my Reign, I too have the cheek raiser and magazine holder and they do make a difference. I met the gentleman who makes these at the 2020 British Shooting Show where we discussed the possibilities of other ideas for the Reign; Richard sells these items via his eBay account: Jackal_Pest_Control. For my personal touch, I fitted a set of Picatinny open sights on the long rail to some good effect at the British Shooting Show and they give this rifle a back-to-basics dimension. All in all, this is a cracking little rifle and definitely needs to be tried out, either scoped, red dot or open sights. I VIDEO & PICTURE LINKS: Walther Reign cheek raiser and magazine holder profile I https://www.instagram.com/p/ B88q2GfnXg5/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_ link Three shots using Reign and added raiser and magazine holder I https://www.instagram.com/p/B89Lyl_ nSe3/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Reign open sights short video I https://youtu.be/o-P0HThmIoU Reign profiles; scoped, red dot and open sights I https://youtu.be/2_xnX3D7Ku4 LINKS: www.umarexboysclub.co.uk www.umarex.com www.bisley-uk.com www.bracesofbristol.com TECH SPEC Calibre: .177 or .22 Magazine Capacity: 11 ~ 0.177 or 10 ~ 0.22 Energy: 16 joules /12 ft.lbs. Length: 687mm Weight: 2.5kg (unscoped) RRP £799.95 33 www.airgunshooting.co.uk AIRGUN WORLD
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