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The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« on: February 12, 2022, 09:25:42 AM »
I will be spending some serious time with the JTS Airguns Airacuda line of PCP's. These PCP's are a major elevation to an already rapidly advancing sport. I recently said in a podcast interview that there have been very definitive milestones in the airgun industry and those milestones were always fostered by some air rifle or pistol. This experience is no different. I was asked what was the airgun that made me fully understand high build quality, my answer was Air Arms.


When you hold and closely inspect an Air Arms you quickly realize you are not looking at something that is not a common mass-produced product. I find myself having those feelings while working with the JTS line of Airacuda PCP's.


The features and build quality of these PCP's are impressive. The Airacuda Max for instance is built like a firearm. All heavy-duty materials. Amazing fit and finish to the metals. Strong engineered interfaces. This thing is really nice. Take a look through some of these photos I took and you will see what I mean.


I will be doing a full review which will be shooting and talking in detail about their extensive features and characteristics, but in the meantime, I am just genuinely excited by the amount of improvement our sport is making and these PCP's are representative of that.






























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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2022, 10:24:03 AM »
Awesome pic's of that gun for sure Haj, it's the first chance I've had to REALLY see good photos of the gun, most impressive I must say.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2022, 10:54:37 AM »
Hmmm.... that side action looks very right-handed-only....

Lefties and RH benchrest shooters would really like to see more options in the marketplace...

JTS, are you reading this????
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2022, 11:01:09 AM »
Mark the guns in reality are built by Xisico and branded for JTS to their spec's.  Being that I've no doubt they're going to be good guns for sure.  My Xisico Sentry is about the smoothest sidelever that I own, absolutely the lever is out of the way in the home position, I'm a lefty also and have shot oodles of squirrels with the gun in my signature, it's very accurate and all I ever shoot from that gun are 27.5grain BBT's.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2022, 12:39:00 PM »
Have to agree ... what I'm seeing while doing Deep inside inspection and tweaks / mods is just as nice as the external appearance.   QC is appearing very high with fit and finish excellent all the way to its bones !!

$4oo and some change for a MAX is going to make many waves in the industry for value and quality at this price point.  The non regged version even more so !!
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2022, 01:02:13 PM »
It will be an Avenger killer if you they will be parts available.I believe the Sentry comes with extra o-rings.Very interested in the Standard.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2022, 01:33:59 PM »
It will be an Avenger killer if you they will be parts available.I believe the Sentry comes with extra o-rings.Very interested in the Standard.

"Cuda's" come with a full set of o-rings and gauge sealing gaskets too !
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2022, 02:06:31 PM »
A spare set of o rings has been standard for three Xisico pcp's that I bought, the only one I had to replace on any of them was the fill port o ring which isn't uncommon for any pcp.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2022, 03:08:40 PM »
Hmmm.... that side action looks very right-handed-only....

Lefties and RH benchrest shooters would really like to see more options in the marketplace...

JTS, are you reading this????

I would like a left hand lever as well if this gun in .25 is going to be as accurate as proposed. The DAR is fine but I cannot adjust it enough to my taste. Still on the fence so lets see some groups?  ???
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Re: The JTS Airacuda Max .22 Introduction: This will change things....HUGE!
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2022, 04:26:57 PM »

I would like a left hand lever as well if this gun in .25 is going to be as accurate as proposed. The DAR is fine but I cannot adjust it enough to my taste. Still on the fence so lets see some groups?  ???


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Re: The JTS Airacuda Max .22 Introduction: This will change things....HUGE!
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2022, 06:36:55 PM »

I would like a left hand lever as well if this gun in .25 is going to be as accurate as proposed. The DAR is fine but I cannot adjust it enough to my taste. Still on the fence so lets see some groups?  ???


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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2022, 09:50:14 AM »
Just a quick question for clarity.  Are the photos you posted actually taken by you of the rifles your testing or are they company product marketing photos?

I am wondering where I can move to in MA that has green grass and flowers in bloom.  I'm in PA and looking out to 4 inches of the white stuff.

Nonetheless, I like the finish of the wood stock.  I was thinking about an Avenger with wood stock.  Besides them not being in stock anywhere I really don't find the Avenger wood stock to be very visually appealing at least stain wise.  The Aircuda are more appealing to my tastes.  I am also interested in confirmation that US-based parts will be available for purchase.  Although, I have not needed anything for my .22 Avenger to date it rubs me the wrong way that if something goes wrong I can't source parts for a self-repair.  My mistake but if I had known this in advance of the purchase I might have declined to proceed.

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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2022, 09:56:51 AM »
I'd say that they are for sure John, Haj always does top notch photo's!
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2022, 10:10:34 AM »
The Chinese continue doing what they always have.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2022, 10:32:07 AM »
I take in the consideration that these guns are prototypes that are being tested right now, I'm sure that the stocks may be even be nicer looking than what they are.
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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2022, 04:52:08 PM »
Just a quick question for clarity.  Are the photos you posted actually taken by you of the rifles your testing or are they company product marketing photos?

I am wondering where I can move to in MA that has green grass and flowers in bloom.  I'm in PA and looking out to 4 inches of the white stuff.



All of the photos that have a Hajimoto Productions logo on them are mine and were taken by me exclusively. You are seeing actual images of the PCP's I have in my shop. As for the backdrop, I honestly thought it was obvious, I use a green screen so you have something nice to look at. Here is an example.  ;)


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Re: The JTS Airacuda is going to change things....HUGE
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2022, 06:53:06 PM »
Great.  Thanks for the clarification.  I do nothing with photoshop or digital imaging.  Has never been of interest to me but now that you point it out I can see what you mean.

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