Reply To: Why doesn't anyone make a non-magnum nitro piston gun?
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The Crosman Nitro Venom Dusk is the reason I ended up with a Marauder and a HW30. I found the nitro piston shot cycle to be the only slightly redeeming factor (and it was still too harsh due to high power level). In the end, I found build quality to be the most important characteristic.
Sometimes I wonder if I had started with a HW95 instead of the Crosman NVD, how long it would have taken me to get into PCPs? Skip the low dollar guns, skip the disappointment. A quality gun means you aren’t sitting there trying to polish a turd trigger or achieve unachievable ‘normal’ accuracy.
I agree that a 12fpe nitro piston with a decent trigger would be a nice gun, but that fps won’t move many Crosman guns at the box stores! It would have to be done by someone like Weihrauch. I do wonder why Crosman can produce a reliable gas ram power plant in a $100-150 gun, but we haven’t seen that tech spread to a wider range of European guns.