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    kabukicrack
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    For all the Rapid MKII hunter & pesting lovers out there…

    11/8/18, Thursday, AM, 55*, very cloudy, chilly morning, 8 mph winds…

    Rifle: .177 AZ Theoben Rapid MK2 shooting jsb 10.3g pellets @ 905 fps @ 18.53 fpe…

    Moderator: AZ's custom shroud…

    Scope: SWFA SS fixed 16X Scope…

    Scope Level: SWFA bubble level…

    Scope Rings: 30mm Nightforce Ultralite rings…

    Elevation Turret: Always dialing AZ's oversized turret…

    Scope Zero: 20-35 yards…

    Scope cam/phone: Sideshot scope cam adaptor w/ the Galaxy S7 cell phone camera. All editing was completed on the same cell phone. Very cloudy day probably messed w/ the clarity of video…

    Shooting position: laying prone deep inside my front porch, shooting w/ the small atlas bipod. Please enjoy…

     

     

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    Coldair
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    Thats a killer looking gun DOC. Looks like it has a RAW V block on it and CF bottle.

    Noticed the single load side looks to be freshly scalloped, thought those already were machined from the UK factory?

    Interesting to hear there is actually sound of the gun's discharge considering it has an AZ shroud on it.

    I thought his shrouds made the PCPs silent shooters.

    Good shooting!

    CA

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    BeachGunner
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    Nice shooting. 

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    Regarval
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    Nice piece of equipment, Rapids are great, they used to be considered the Ferraris of the airguns.I sold mine yeeeaaars ago. 

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    kabukicrack
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    Coldair

    Thats a killer looking gun DOC. Looks like it has a RAW V block on it and CF bottle.

    Noticed the single load side looks to be freshly scalloped, thought those already were machined from the UK factory?

    Interesting to hear there is actually sound of the gun's discharge considering it has an AZ shroud on it.

    I thought his shrouds made the PCPs silent shooters.

    Good shooting!

    CA

    CA, Beachgunner, & Regarval,

    Yea, I provided AZ w/ all the RAW parts (RAW c/f bottle, v-block, trigger, & walnut thumbhole stock) to modify this Rapid MK2. I requested AZ to scallop the right side loading port for a more finger friendly pellet loading area. This certain Rapid didn't come from factory w/ that option. 

    The shot report was louder due to me being deep in my front porch area (its like a cave). Plus the sound is bouncing off the walls in the cave making her sound much louder. The rifle is actually very quiet, as quiet as my .22 Mutant Shorty shooting @ 23 fpe. Allen's shrouds are very effective & quiet indeed. For example, my .25 RAW tuned to shoot jsb 34g pellets @ 900 fps @ 60 fpe which has Allen's long shroud is as quiet as this .177 Rapid & .22  Mutant Shorty. If you can believe it.

    I requested Allen to tune ("dial of death") & make his shrouds for both the .20 cal & .22 cal lw barrels (if I remember correctly, all 3 barrels are 19" long) I privided him. All 3 barrels have sniper killer accuracy.

     

     

     

     

    This rifle is very light to carry around being only 40" oal.

    Many Thanks Sirs…

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    MP44
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    I love that gun!

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    kabukicrack
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    MP44

    I love that gun!

     

    She's a blast to blast quietly…

    Many Thanks Sir…

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    Clifford
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    Nice trick with the screwdrivers. I never thought about doing that. 

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    randy_68
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    Very nice Rapid. I owned two AZ tuned Rapids and they were both awesome shooters. But like always I sold them off looking for the next best gun. 

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