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 Post subject: Benjamin Wildfire PCP
PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:30 am 
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Can you find a cheaper priced PCP than this?

https://www.cabelas.ca/product/97194/be ... -air-rifle

@ $149.97, it is only a bit more than its CO2 version (the Crosman 1022). Plus free shipping.

Have not tried it, as not into PCP, but my 1022 is a fairly accurate rifle.

I suspect the claimed 800 fps is a little optimistic.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:21 pm 
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That is a great price =).
Looks like by the reviews a guy needs to stock up on some orings, but that just makes it a good gun to start tinkering with and learn about pcp's.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:48 pm 
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Sorry meant to say Crosman 1077, not 1022. The 1022 is the Ruger firearm ( and soon to be replica air rifle).


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:44 am 
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Save your money it's not very good. I had three and sent them all back. The valve would stick wide open after a good days shooting and refuse to hold air. I tried a fast fill tried cocking the bolt and nothing. You name it I tried because I did liked the size and weight of the gun. The air came back out the barrel as fast as I could put it in. It's fun while it works although the trigger is very stiff and it Cronys at 650 FPs with crosman 7.9 pellets. Buy a Benjamin Maximus if you are looking to get into PCP it's a much nicer and accurate little gun plus there are lots of mods for it. Just my two cents!!!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:04 am 
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Ive heard a lot of complaints about leaking, but none of these people have mentioned oiling the orings and trying again...


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:15 am 
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I just ordered one from AGS, unfortunately even though Cabela's allowed my to buy one online, a week later it still hadn't shipped, and when I emailed them they said it wasn't in stock and had to cancel my order. It would have been an $80 savings over AGS. Oh well, Travis is awesome so I try to give him as much business as I can.

Benjamin really should have made sure these work before selling them - I'm sure it's just bad o-rings and crappy QA. But these aren't difficult to tear apart, and there's nothing else like it in the market, so I'm just planning on disassembling it right away.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:16 am 
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Save your money it's not very good. I had three and sent them all back. The valve would stick wide open after a good days shooting and refuse to hold air. I tried a fast fill tried cocking the bolt and nothing. You name it I tried because I did liked the size and weight of the gun. The air came back out the barrel as fast as I could put it in. It's fun while it works although the trigger is very stiff and it Cronys at 650 FPs with crosman 7.9 pellets. Buy a Benjamin Maximus if you are looking to get into PCP it's a much nicer and accurate little gun plus there are lots of mods for it. Just my two cents!!!


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jckstrthmghty wrote:
Cougar wrote:
Save your money it's not very good. I had three and sent them all back. The valve would stick wide open after a good days shooting and refuse to hold air. I tried a fast fill tried cocking the bolt and nothing. You name it I tried because I did liked the size and weight of the gun. The air came back out the barrel as fast as I could put it in. It's fun while it works although the trigger is very stiff and it Cronys at 650 FPs with crosman 7.9 pellets. Buy a Benjamin Maximus if you are looking to get into PCP it's a much nicer and accurate little gun plus there are lots of mods for it. Just my two cents!!!


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I can understand your position, but I've spoken to a friend who works at Pyramyd Air, and also with Travis at AGS about it, and they both enjoyed them - no, their not super by any regards, but I don't know of another PCP repeater (besides high end Olympic rigs). As long as the barrel is okay, I'll get it working well!

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