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Please produce some new models without the liner barrels again.

Background:

My first PCP was an original Royale 400 22. It was incredible and I regret ever selling it. It was a simple design that was easy to work on. The only thing that reoccurred was the breech o-ring, about every 2500 pellets.

Earlier this year I purchased my 2nd FX, a Maverick Compact. Within two weeks of receiving it the valve bent and it needed a new block. I was happy with the warranty service, but concerned with the quality of my new rifle. Then I battled the POI shift issues. I tried a lot of things, but ultimately decided sinking more money into it to try and improve it wasn’t worth it. It was never going to be a reliable consistent rifle in my opinion. For hunting/pesting it was fine, but shooting bullseyes at 30y it wasn’t.

I bought a competitor brand and am happy with its more traditional design.

1) Make a new Royale type that is updated a bit and is shrouded solid barrel with a 1/2 unf. Cylinder and bottle options. The current walnut and synthetic stocks are perfect.

2) Make solid barrel options for the current rifles. You like giving options and making things interchangeable, give us that. You make good barrels, why not offer some alternatives? I know I’d love a Wildcat with a Lother Walther polygonal barrel.

I understand people have had great success with liners. I just feel they are missing a section of the market. Why not have a line for everyone? I don’t feel that it’s a step back offering something without the liner, and it shouldn’t be viewed that way.
 
I have a BSA barrel on my m3 and a hft 500 barrel on my panthera and now they are fantastic, i only shoot sub 12lbft uk spec 500mm but i ended up swapping out the stx system, i know some people love it but i just couldn't get rid of the poi shift, solid barrels on there now and they are spot on
I enjoy watching all your content, and it’s clear you’re an expert in the field.
I know there is a barrel lottery, but the liner system seems especially prone that the odds are against us.

@Sub 12 airgunners Again, all great content you do. Have you thought about mixing in any budget rifles? I know the P15 and P35 have a decent following in the UK. It could be a place to start and reach a different segment.
 
I enjoy watching all your content, and it’s clear you’re an expert in the field.
I know there is a barrel lottery, but the liner system seems especially prone that the odds are against us.

@Sub 12 airgunners Again, all great content you do. Have you thought about mixing in any budget rifles? I know the P15 and P35 have a decent following in the UK. It could be a place to start and reach a different segment.
Whhaaattt Sub 12 airgunners is on here?!?!?!? I watch all his videos on my lunch breaks at work😅!! And I second that Florida_man, I beg for a teardown on an air arms s510. All basically the same guns with different stocks and have been around for a long time now with Air Arms making small changes here and there. As for you fx people? Go get a real (British/American) gun.....I may have just started a war..... I prefer to shoot and adjust and shoot some more, not tinker, tinker, cry, shoot, spend more $$, tinker more and then sink into a deep gloom that maybe I shoulda bought something else.
 
Whhaaattt Sub 12 airgunners is on here?!?!?!? I watch all his videos on my lunch breaks at work😅!! And I second that Florida_man, I beg for a teardown on an air arms s510. All basically the same guns with different stocks and have been around for a long time now with Air Arms making small changes here and there. As for you fx people? Go get a real (British/American) gun.....I may have just started a war..... I prefer to shoot and adjust and shoot some more, not tinker, tinker, cry, shoot, spend more $$, tinker more and then sink into a deep gloom that maybe I shoulda bought something else.
Thanks for watching the vids👍 we do have plans to do some more budget guns we did the Benjamin Akela this year which went down well we going to try to mix one in now and again 😀
 
FX make the nicest cases that their guns are shipped with. I bought one for another rifle but the gun barely fit after installing a scope. Please make the cases a bit wider to accommodate scoped rifles better.
 
Please produce some new models without the liner barrels again.

Background:

My first PCP was an original Royale 400 22. It was incredible and I regret ever selling it. It was a simple design that was easy to work on. The only thing that reoccurred was the breech o-ring, about every 2500 pellets.

Earlier this year I purchased my 2nd FX, a Maverick Compact. Within two weeks of receiving it the valve bent and it needed a new block. I was happy with the warranty service, but concerned with the quality of my new rifle. Then I battled the POI shift issues. I tried a lot of things, but ultimately decided sinking more money into it to try and improve it wasn’t worth it. It was never going to be a reliable consistent rifle in my opinion. For hunting/pesting it was fine, but shooting bullseyes at 30y it wasn’t.

I bought a competitor brand and am happy with its more traditional design.

1) Make a new Royale type that is updated a bit and is shrouded solid barrel with a 1/2 unf. Cylinder and bottle options. The current walnut and synthetic stocks are perfect.

2) Make solid barrel options for the current rifles. You like giving options and making things interchangeable, give us that. You make good barrels, why not offer some alternatives? I know I’d love a Wildcat with a Lother Walther polygonal barrel.

I understand people have had great success with liners. I just feel they are missing a section of the market. Why not have a line for everyone? I don’t feel that it’s a step back offering something without the liner, and it shouldn’t be viewed that way.
I have a few fx air rifles. The maverick being one of my favorites. I was going to have mine build into a 257 but ended up going a different way as i picked up a 257 condor. But it can be done. There are a handful of guys that can do the work and do it well. Rich at Airgun Revisions was who i was going to have to the work.
 
FX make the nicest cases that their guns are shipped with. I bought one for another rifle but the gun barely fit after installing a scope. Please make the cases a bit wider to accommodate scoped rifles better.
I agree that the FX cases are excellent. However I think you will find that they are manufactured for FX by Italian specialist company Negrini. Air Rifle Cases Archives
 

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