What Gamo is most Accurate?



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Offline George

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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2013, 04:07:53 PM »
I have a Gamo 880 Wood stock and all steel barrel that has been tuned by Shadow with a cdt trigger that is a tack driver.That gun will not leave my flock. Others my go but that 880 will remain in my hand unless some one steals it.!!!
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2013, 08:15:34 PM »
My CFR. is tack driver accurate with the consistency of the gas ram. If you do get a gamo you should also get a CDT trigger.
The trigger from CDT and a decent scope for tired old eyes will help but hold and technique are VERY important especially if you arejust getting started (one fairly newbie ) to another  ;)    ;D
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #22 on: June 01, 2013, 12:45:14 AM »
I would have to agree with Bryan on the .177 Dynamax. I took mine to work not too long ago and at 35yds we were shooting thumb tacks, finishing nails and splitting playing cards in half consistently. It really blew their minds that an air rifle could be this accurate.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2013, 11:37:51 PM »
My .177 Bone Collector shoots !/2" at 20 yards with the right pellet.  I bought this gun last fall to shoot pecan stealing tree rats and I had no idea that an air rifle could be so particular about pellets.

After trying a dozen different pellets I finally found three that would shoot under 3/4" at 20 yards which is what I like for squirrels.  The
CPHP shoot about one inch and will do but I really like the 8 grain predators shooting half that size group.  Gives me a little edge for that rare shooter error ;D.  Also, I put the Charlie D Tuna Gold trigger on mine 8)

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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2013, 06:57:28 AM »
 ;D I'll let you know haw my Whisper does at 20yds and beyond after Saturday when I go out to my brothers right now I know consistent 7mm groups at 10yds ;D ;)
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2013, 06:54:01 PM »
I'm new to modern air guns but I thought I'd chime in. I have a Gamo Big Cat and find nothing wrong with it. Any short comings are because of my inexperience with it. I preped it and took it to the range for the first time Sun. 12 yards is the max distance. I had to break a lot of habits that were ingrained from shooting conventional firearms. I have a ways to go yet. I eventually got to where I could put some shots into a 1in sq. I am not concerned with tight groups at this stage. However,I was not consistent enough yet. Not all shots were in the sq but that is due to me and maybe the ammo. I'm sure if I handed this rifle to a more competent shooter of springers he would fair much better. Just my 2c.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2013, 09:11:08 PM »
I'm new to modern air guns but I thought I'd chime in. I have a Gamo Big Cat and find nothing wrong with it. Any short comings are because of my inexperience with it. I preped it and took it to the range for the first time Sun. 12 yards is the max distance. I had to break a lot of habits that were ingrained from shooting conventional firearms. I have a ways to go yet. I eventually got to where I could put some shots into a 1in sq. I am not concerned with tight groups at this stage. However,I was not consistent enough yet. Not all shots were in the sq but that is due to me and maybe the ammo. I'm sure if I handed this rifle to a more competent shooter of springers he would fair much better. Just my 2c.
There are a lot of posts that are negative about the new Gamos but I think they are a decent product at the price they sell at
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2013, 11:19:15 PM »
As my father told me many years ago " A competent,experienced marksman can overcome some deficiencies of a less expensive rifle but a poor shooter can make the best rifle look bad". LOL
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #28 on: June 05, 2013, 12:52:14 AM »
My friend has a Whisper Deluxe II that he takes birds/squirrels with. He can peg a starling in the noggin and 35-40 yards.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #29 on: June 05, 2013, 01:25:36 AM »
I used to be a Gamo fan. Here is my history at 25 yards (best avg. groups):
Gamo Big Cat 3/4" groups (stock)
Gamo Varmint Hunter 3/8" groups (tuned)
Gamo Hunter Sport 5/8" to 3/4" groups (tuned)
Gamo Whisper Deluxe 3/8" groups (stock)
Gamo Whisper Fusion 1/2" groups (stock-returning to Pyramyd Air this week)

I will be moving to the "DARK SIDE" pretty soon.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #30 on: June 05, 2013, 03:38:14 AM »
The groups from the stock Whispers look pretty good!  Nice to see!

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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #31 on: June 05, 2013, 05:34:31 AM »
The Hunter sport is pretty accurate.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #32 on: June 05, 2013, 07:04:39 AM »
I used to be a Gamo fan. Here is my history at 25 yards (best avg. groups):
Gamo Big Cat 3/4" groups (stock)
Gamo Varmint Hunter 3/8" groups (tuned)
Gamo Hunter Sport 5/8" to 3/4" groups (tuned)
Gamo Whisper Deluxe 3/8" groups (stock)
Gamo Whisper Fusion 1/2" groups stock (stock-returning to Pyramyd Air this week)

I will be moving to the "DARK SIDE" pretty soon.
   ;D  ;) Don't forget to list them on the classified gate so you can fund your "DARK SIDE" addiction.  ;D ;D ;D Gotta love this sport 8)
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #33 on: June 05, 2013, 06:01:56 PM »
Besides the CFX / CFR - what Gamo guns is the most accurate?

I have been avoiding making a comment in this thread but here I go....

My silent Cat is very accurate for me, the other rifles I have tuned for others are also accurate for me.  Does this mean they are accurate for you, no.

The best answer that I can give is, the one that YOU can consistantly hit your POA with...

All of these inexpensive guns can benefit from some TLC, IMO more so than the more expensive ones, and give you sub MOA accuracy...
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #34 on: June 05, 2013, 06:56:02 PM »
Because of $ considerations sometimes you have to make what you have work. Just takes more practice.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #35 on: June 05, 2013, 07:11:44 PM »
fez...  I like your attitude!
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #36 on: June 05, 2013, 10:59:47 PM »
Ole Tom Cat's Silent Cat is indeed very accurate. I shot it at the 2013 Fun Shoot and was able to hit what I shot at. I was impressed. It was a pleasure to shoot it.


Bullit, thanks for the info on the Hammer scopes and Gamo Hunter.
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #37 on: June 06, 2013, 12:26:27 AM »
Well, unfortunately no classifieds for any of my Gamos now; all out of my nest, with the exception of the Gamo Hunter Sport that I use for comparison, but I really enjoyed the Gamo Varmint Hunter. Also, all time favorite the Gamo Whisper, which I gave to my brother who works in pest control and raves about what a accurate rifle it is  :-\( but happy he is putting to good use)

 

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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #38 on: June 06, 2013, 10:07:46 AM »
Bullit. Things are so tight right now that my wife and I get the economy lunch when eating out: A glass of water, a tooth pick and a napkin. LOL
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Re: What Gamo is most Accurate?
« Reply #39 on: June 06, 2013, 10:11:41 AM »
Happy to help guys ;)

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