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Your not going to find much of accuracy in a auto (semi auto) until you spend some cash.Daisy 880 Whatever here, I shoot 50 feet across my garage, red dot, no accuracy whatsoever, the rifle sucks.
Looking for a good "auto" feed rifle.
All the Gamo's are single load arent they?
Google hatsan pellet rifles. Loved the first one so Koch I bought the same gun in 25 cal ! 125 sipper in 22 & 25. Both barrels. And the optics are nice as well. I upgraded the scope on the 25 and it’s incredible ! There is a video on line of a guy hitting an 8” pie plate at 106 yds ! I brought mine to the range and people laughed at me for bringing a “B.B.” gun until they saw my 100 yd target. Their no joke
So you want to shoot up a a moving mast from a moving platform with minimal damage and price?
I say grab a pumpmaster 760 and some pellets and just keep it handy. Pump it up and take a pop shot at it.
I do recommend the 397 also.
Maybe one of the inexpensive CO2 rifles so you don’t have to pump. Although it’s getting chilly and CO2 does not like lower temps.
Thanks everyone, great info. Let me give a little more info.
The situation is that there is a bird that site on a sailboat masthead, and sh*^& all over the boat next door. Not just a little, the boat is practically covered from the middle aft. The marina is a tight environment, and while most people are happy to look the other way if not outright cheer this project on, you never know if there will be some crow lover nearby. So this has to be a stealth project. Also, if the sniper misses the bird and hits the mast, we don't want to do any damage. Masts are aluminum and fairly light so a .22 rimfire would damage it.
This changes the whole problem; you don't need to shoot the bird at all.
Call Prepper, and have him park his truck near the marina - the bird will sit on his mirror and shit up the truck, then follow Prepper home.
***For a better explanation, search for "nemsis" started by Prepper. Be warned, I'm not responsible for choking, spitting or pissing yourself from laughter.
Don’t waste time with a scope. Zero the irons and start shooting. I would go with .177 for minimum damage to stuff around you. Anything over 1000fps will be pretty load. This subjective though. As conditions apply. Close buildings can echo and appears to be loader.I have looked at about 30 rifles at this point. Knowing nothing about these, I'm paralyzed with indecision. Is there one I can get for about $150 or less that has a decent scope and will do the job? I can't even decide that caliper to go for...
If anyone has one they want to sell let me know!
PS - For no good reason I'm still leaning toward this one, although the reviews say its a bit heavy and loud: