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    Those are all quality guns with proven reputations, some more powerful than others. Usually the lower powered guns are easier to shoot accurately, but that will limit your range a bit compared to the more powerful guns. Not all come with open sights so that may affect your decision. Once you add a scope, you’re adding at least a pound of weight, though with my old eyes I only shoot open sights for fun. Get yourself a crown saver pull through and pull some patches through the the barrel to clean out any rust preventative that may be in there. Try different pellets, domes usually are the most accurate. Some of the better pellets to try would be JSBs, H&N, Crosman Premiers(in the box), RWS superdomes. As far as droop, underlevers can have it too. If you have a drooper you can get mounts which are compensated (angled down) from BKL and other manufacturers.
  Take the time to learn what hold produces the tightest groups, there’s plenty of info out there on springer shooting technique. Research “artillery hold” and practice, practice, practice. 
  If your accuracy suddenly vanishes, check that your stock screws are snug, they can work loose and should be checked from time to time, don’t overdo it, just snug is fine.
Once you find your “zone” you will be grinning as you see what these gems are capable of!
Keep us posted,
John