Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners



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Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners
« on: October 05, 2018, 05:14:43 PM »
I know some here have had one or more of these rifles for several months. How's it going? Reliable? Accurate? Any problems? quirks? Tips?

Plan on ordering one soon. Hoping they do a pistol/mini-carbine version too.
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Re: Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2018, 01:32:25 PM »
I have one I received a week or two ago. No problems so far. I pumped it up to 3000 PSI the first day and left it overnight to check for leaks. Still at 3000 PSI the next day.
Shoots great at 20 yards. I have not had a chance to try it any farther out due to the weather.
I store it at 1000 PSI as instructed and it holds this pressure without any leakage.
I did pull the barrel shroud off and clean it due to seeing many metal filings inside when inspecting the rifle.
Also appears to be minimal or no crown on the barrel. I will do a closer inspection soon.

It is a lot of work to pump up from 1000 PSI to 3000 PSI. Find the sweet spot around 2600 PSI and pump three or four times between shots.
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Re: Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 02:26:25 PM »
Lots of good information here


https://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/index.php?topic=150123.0;topicseen

Im probably ordering one next year. There is also the "senca aspen" thats this, but no iron sights and comes with a scope.
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Re: Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2018, 02:31:03 PM »
Hoping they do a pistol/mini-carbine version too.

I agree. But you have to think about how hard it would be to add the pump, the space needed for the reservoir, and how hard it will be to pump with a shorter pump handle :(

Only idea i had for a carbine design was to have a foldable stock and have that double as the pump arm... fold open/close the back stock to pump it up...
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Re: Nova Vista "PCP pumper" owners
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2018, 03:01:22 PM »
Only idea i had for a carbine design was to have a foldable stock and have that double as the pump arm... fold open/close the back stock to pump it up...
OOh, now THAT's a cool idea ..... hope somebody can make it happen!
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