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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:23 pm 
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My very first airgun, a Diana Model 22, in .177 cal, made in the UK, is back in my possession.... I got it for Christmas about 1958, so it is about 60 years old.... I put thousands of pellets through it, as did my three nephews, and to my surprise my brother, who recently passed, still had it, stashed in the ceiling of his house....

I have no intention of selling it, and the leather cup seal is toast, plus it's missing the breech seal.... but I am curious if anyone knows what the original velocity of this gun might have been.... and also what years it was manufactured....

Bob

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:32 pm 
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As i recall some ware in the 350 fps range i don't think it was listed


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:18 pm 
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I have the Diana 23.. gets sub 400 with very light pellets like hobbies and basics


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