EDGUN R5M LONG .22- NEW LOOK -Longest KILL for me with this gun

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    jwrabbit123
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    HI I installed one of Eds Synthetic stocks  and the Bat moderator , and put I bipod rail on it , and decided to hunt for a few hours , I took this squirrel at 194 yards with a 28 gr slug ,

    Ok so I love the stock I wish all edguns came this way , Hey I love wood but I am a hunter and wood scratches and dings , thanks ED . I also got the bat moderator , It did not change POI at all over the one I had on gun , The moderator looks to me like same as the one on my R-5 25 super long and my R5m 30 caliber , Now I dont have to swap around them no more  . I use EDs larger ones when I shoot Hi power , and when I go low power I use shorter ones .

    here are pics of gun and a new addition , his little brother , HW44 So both in 22 cal . I currently running the dedal on this pistol .

    I would like to say my edgun r5m 22 long filled with air , loaded with 4 magazines with slugs weighs 8 pounds 4 ounces with the Bat and Synthetic stock , In picture is a pm2 4×45 tremor 3 scope weighs 3 pounds 4 ounces with mount ,so 11 pounds 8 ounces total , heavy and very accurate

    Titus loved squirrel for breakfast

                                                                                        LOU

     

     

    btw this is titus if you dont know he is a squirrel hunter

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    steve123
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    Good shot man!

    How many shots did it take to hit it? 

    How many mils was your dope, any wind holdoff?

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    Ranchibi
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    Excellent shooting! Your Edguns are beautiful but I have to give Titus the nod in looks and companionship qualities 😉…both perfect companions in my humble opinion.

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    stoti
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    Nice Lou… and Titus! That gun is on my short list, looks great!

    Stoti

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    L.Leon
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    Wow! 194 yards is a long, long ways out. I wouldn't be able to see let alone hit a squirrel at that distance. Amazing shooting, congratulations.

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    jwrabbit123
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    Hi it took 2 shots with 28 gr I was zeroed at 50 yds and I did hold like 8 ,1 mils and I saw shot pass over his head and I took second shot at like 7,75 mils and this was outcome . my wind hold was 1 mil it was about 10 to 12mph

    lleon Yes they stand out in the winters here , in summer you would not see them with leaves , but your scopes glass makes a big difference , My scope I used was my SMIDTH BENDER PM2 5-45  I had it on 12x ,

    Titus is a older pure breed , His kind was designed to burrow in holes to kill badgers , well I dont have badgers here so he adapted to animals here , one thing I want to add , I got Titus when I married colleen , She got dog as  he needed to leve his environment and she took him, when he got here he could not walk at 11 and slept , and was on leash , I trained him to use no leash and taught him to hunt with me  after eating coyotes and wild game his coat is so shiny he can run now , actually he wakes me up to hunt for his breakfast every day , now it is winter so the bastard wakes me up at 7 to get him a squirrel if it is like less then 20 degrees out he sends me out alone , but if I get one he runs and does the titus shake on him he grabs by head and shakes and then runs home with his catch and runs up 18 stairs and barks till colleen opens door to shot his catch wagging tail and showing off then he drops it by stove to cook and waits ha ha ,

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    sonny
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    Nice shot!

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    steve123
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    That's great! I'd like to get a kill that far with a AG, farthest so far was 160Y on a Jackrabbit. Hit it low on the first shot but needed follow ups.

    Where do you live?

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    jwrabbit123
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    I live in CT , but I am retired now so I can travel to do hunts , and I am looking to leave this state and buy a place where I can be outside more and taxes and costs are cheaper  . See where I live has 4 seasons and we have alot of great fishing and hunting ,but from some injuries I got some medal in my back and hip and leg  so when it is hold pain keeps me inside . plus  our laws  are not good for PCP hunters  it needs updating  like example ,  you can shoot a coyote any day in year with a 22 caliber , so I have this R5m for this at 69fpe I can put every shot under 1 inch out past 100m , , but bt law you can shoot at a coyote with a 22 springier with 12fpe , there is no clause , also , it is not legal to shoot a .25 caliber air gun even 12fpe to hunt a squirrel , So I think laws need to be looked at , and I feel airguns and rifles are not same , when they wrote these laws 25 caliber did not exist .

    So I may move where I can hunt year round and can have more land .and be in a state I can use other pcp guns I would like to hunt with .

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    steve123
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    I'd like to live in different parts of the US at different seasons of the year just to see which areas I like the best. Starting with Florida at this time of year for the inshore and deep sea fishing.

    I don't shoot much presently because I live at 6650 ft elevation and it's darn cold sometimes, yeah I'm more of a fair weather trigger puller, lol.

    Reading here at AGN makes me want to blow the dust off some of my AG's that I don't shoot much. A few days ago I got my Steyr LGB1 biathlon trainer/ 6ftlbs out to shoot my small round steels off the saw horse. I hadn't tried my new wind flags with it yet and man did that ever help! I hit some 5/5 1" at 40Y sitting in my lawn chair. The 8.4's blow like crazy in the wind at 550fps/40 yards away, so not much room for error. Had a blast!

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    jwrabbit123
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    great steve , thats what it is about , with me it is my life to shoot now LOU

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    orion
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    WOW on that scope!!! ufffffffff nice setup!

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    jwrabbit123
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    orion this is my latest scope , great for tracking your shot and follow ups ,

    I got it with this reticle

     

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    orion
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    I know those scopes :) When I bought my Tract Toric I get to know it because there was a review by an actual sniper and he was saying the performance of the Toric was on par with this scope you have, man, a Schmidth and Bender on a Matador Long… wow this is the ultimate setup the one you have right there!

    In the meantime I'll just enjoy my Tract Toric! :)

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    jwrabbit123
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    i got it on gun broker from a guy who had put hundreds on the auction starting for 1 penny lol he had 1×8  .3×20 , many 5×25 a few of 5×45 and a few 3×27 , I do own a 5×25 but I wanted a 3×27 but I won this one first , then I stopped looking as I can affordt to buy more but it was fun bidding on many of them he he LOU

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    davidsng
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    That's great!  I just got a synthetic too.  Plus, new regulator shins (should get 170 bar now) and I going  to rebuild  my huma regulator.  I'm hoping to get 60fpe.  And turn it into a night gun.

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    jwrabbit123
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    I do not go past 150 bar ,at 170 your speeds mite be lower , as the valve may not open fully check with a chrono , My 22 long can do 150 bar fine if I go to say 155 bar my power wont increase , I think with the way the design is , higher then this valve doesnt open enough  , so you would need heavier hammer and spring , but they when running higher pressures , You may need to use a thicker valve stem as well as if you upgrage your spring and add weight to hammer , the Valve stem becomes the weak link in the chain ,So being I have all Ed-guns , I find Oem guns can go to this level with out any mods but  huma regulator

    R5m.22  Long  69FPE

    R5 25 long    83FPE

    R5 Super Long 30 cal  94FPE

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    mtnGhost
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    The Titus Shake.. gotta love that! 😆 It's pretty amazing how his health turned around like that too. The change of environment, live prey for his prey drive with some training, and natural foods looks to have brought the little guy right out of his shell.

     

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