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Offline Chpmnkh8r

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FX in .35?
« on: February 16, 2019, 07:10:16 PM »
Does anyone know if FX has any plans on offering calibers larger than .30?
I'd love to get an Impact or Crown for hunting deer in VA, but the min. cal. is .35
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2019, 07:36:24 PM »
For that same price point you can get a custom rifle that will put out much more power for Deer and Bear. Nothing wrong with FX, but I don't see it happening in the near future.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2019, 07:38:30 PM »
http://pbbairguns.com/product/pro-air-rifle/

These are pretty sweet guns, 300-500FPE.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2019, 07:40:47 PM »
I would start looking at the Bulldogs, Badgers & Slayers. With the new .452 Slayer coming out you may get a good deal on a used .357 Slayer or even go buy a new one, they are in the same price point as some of the FX line of guns.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2019, 07:53:31 PM »
http://pbbairguns.com/product/pro-air-rifle/

These are pretty sweet guns, 300-500FPE.

Those are nice. I'm looking for something smaller. Like a bullpup.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2019, 07:54:26 PM »
I would start looking at the Bulldogs, Badgers & Slayers. With the new .452 Slayer coming out you may get a good deal on a used .357 Slayer or even go buy a new one, they are in the same price point as some of the FX line of guns.

Ok, I'll check those out, thanks.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2019, 08:07:16 PM »
Id want one of those AAA slayers for deer if that was my goal.  Im an FX fan, but for big power theres better options.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2019, 08:10:41 PM »
Id want one of those AAA slayers for deer if that was my goal.  Im an FX fan, but for big power theres better options.

I'm looking for something short in a .35 or larger.
I just like how quickly and easily you can swap barrels on the FX.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2019, 08:36:15 PM »
If you're looking for a .35 cal deer type gun and be able to swap it out to be a small game gun. When you start looking at the valve to push + 120gr slugs and then look at pushing say a .22 cal 18-34 gr pellets with the same gun. IMO it is not the best fit. I have Prods that I can swap uppers on from .177 to 25 cal, I wouldn't put the .177 on the .25 cal because the porting is so much bigger then transfer port of the .177 I couldn't even tune it down enough to shoot under 1000fps?

It's gonna be your gun and you can do it however you want to do it.. Trust me I know.. I did it my way with the Prods and have a .357 Slayer for big time airgun hunting.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #9 on: February 16, 2019, 08:53:08 PM »
A souped up bulldog may be a good choice. I do like mine. But, they are quite ugly.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #10 on: February 16, 2019, 09:05:32 PM »
For the Price of an Impact you can get a Slayer,....now that is a super hunting gun !!
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2019, 10:06:10 PM »
For the Price of an Impact you can get a Slayer,....now that is a super hunting gun !!

I'm going to pass on the Slayer for now. Still looking for a compact .35 or larger PCP for hunting. Like I said I'd love the ability to change barrels. Wish FX made an impact in .357, .45 cal.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2019, 10:08:57 PM »
The Slayer is just as compact as the Impact or any other BullPup out there,

and better built then any Air rifle out there,......FX would not make power for a .357
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #13 on: February 16, 2019, 10:35:15 PM »
the FX does NOT have the power to hunt deer with. In any caniber. owner of NOE bullet molds has been testing, sn simply cannot get the power needed. Iven in .30, much less if they even did make a .35 can. Adn FX guns are nice, smooth, light, but far too delicate to ever make a serious big bore shooter out of any offering they have.


You keep saying that the slayer is out because you want short. Are you familiar with the slayer> It is a Bullpup, light, an very powerful!
It also won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the extreme big bore in three cal's this year.   ;)
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2019, 11:22:49 PM »
Does anyone know if FX has any plans on offering calibers larger than .30?
I'd love to get an Impact or Crown for hunting deer in VA, but the min. cal. is .35

Fredrik Axelsson was ask that very question in this interview: https://hardairmagazine.com/features/fredrik-axelsson-talks-to-ham-part-two/ The short answer is not anytime soon.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #15 on: February 17, 2019, 12:17:29 AM »
the FX does NOT have the power to hunt deer with. In any caniber. owner of NOE bullet molds has been testing, sn simply cannot get the power needed. Iven in .30, much less if they even did make a .35 can. Adn FX guns are nice, smooth, light, but far too delicate to ever make a serious big bore shooter out of any offering they have.


You keep saying that the slayer is out because you want short. Are you familiar with the slayer> It is a Bullpup, light, an very powerful!
It also won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the extreme big bore in three cal's this year.   ;)


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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #16 on: February 17, 2019, 05:22:09 AM »
Does anyone know if FX has any plans on offering calibers larger than .30?
I'd love to get an Impact or Crown for hunting deer in VA, but the min. cal. is .35

Fredrik Axelsson was ask that very question in this interview: https://hardairmagazine.com/features/fredrik-axelsson-talks-to-ham-part-two/ The short answer is not anytime soon.

Thanks Charles for that link. Like the gurus on here are saying. I shouldn't consider FX for big bore. It looks like they are spot on.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #17 on: February 17, 2019, 05:29:01 AM »
the FX does NOT have the power to hunt deer with. In any caniber. owner of NOE bullet molds has been testing, sn simply cannot get the power needed. Iven in .30, much less if they even did make a .35 can. Adn FX guns are nice, smooth, light, but far too delicate to ever make a serious big bore shooter out of any offering they have.


You keep saying that the slayer is out because you want short. Are you familiar with the slayer> It is a Bullpup, light, an very powerful!
It also won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the extreme big bore in three cal's this year.   ;)

Charles, I guess it's my ignorance and lack of experience in the big bore arena. Right now I'd consider a Texan SS 45 before I'd consider a Slayer. Honestly, to me both of them look to be more suitable for bench shooting than busting through brush for Whitetail.
I might end up with a Slayer in the end, but I'm just beginning my search and I'm going to keep looking for now.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #18 on: February 17, 2019, 07:08:05 AM »
You might want to look at a Winchester 35-70 . Out of the box it will shoot near 140 FPE . With a spring swap and porting it will do 200+ . Its fairly light and has a great side lever . The price is affordable also . Not exactly a compact gun . Both Manny and myself have put them in a 10-22 folding stock which shortens it by nearly 10 when folded.
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Re: FX in .35?
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2019, 10:36:00 AM »
Ron , you might want to look at the Evanix Rex in .45 cal. short, light and enough power for deer. https://www.pyramydair.com/s/m/Evanix_Rex_Air_Rifle/4049#7875
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