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“chasdicapua”I started with the Hammerli 850. Awesome gun for the money. Still have it and still love to shoot it. 

Smaug, is that the new Air Venturi tank you have on your Hammerli? Who did you get to do the HPA conversion?

 


The 850s seem to be really well-made, and from good parts.

No, it can’t be the new AirVenturi, because it’s older. I bought the gun privately, and the previous owner bought it from Roald, who runs http://www.the850store.com

As far as I know, the conversion consisted of a stock 850, an action tune, changing the hammer spring to something appropriate for HPA, then putting that regulated tank on it, whose output is 1100 psi. Only complaint is that it seems to only shoot the 14.3 gr. JSBs really accurately.

A couple guys at my club have RAWs now; having sold off their Steyr LG110s for them. They’re beautiful and accurate, pretty much flawless guns. (unless you need a repeater or something lightweight)

Edit: I just remember, the seller of  this gun is a member here: BigTinBoat. He can give you the background. I was comfortable enough with the background to buy it, but I’ll be damned if I can recall the details, hehehe.