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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:20 pm 
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I have a Diana 48 that is about 25yrs old. Many years ago when the gun was almost new I lent it to a friend and when I went to use it several weeks after he returned it to me I discovered that he had returned it to me cocked and I do not think it ever shot quite right after that. just this past week I ordered the complete vortek kit for it and I just installed it last night. I did some shooting with it today in the house and it shoots very nice with the vortek kit. I tested it with my crono connect app on my I-phone and it was shooting 10.6grn pellets about 770fps, by comparison my P17 pistol shoots the same pellets at 325fps. I do not have a real crony but I think those numbers are not too far off. When spring comes and I get back to my cottage were I do most of my shooting I will report back on how the long range accuracy is. I had the gun sighted in for 50yrds last summer but I was not happy with the size of my groups so we will see if I can do better with it this summer.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:20 am 
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I have a Diana 48 that is about 25yrs old. Many years ago when the gun was almost new I lent it to a friend and when I went to use it several weeks after he returned it to me I discovered that he had returned it to me cocked and I do not think it ever shot quite right after that. just this past week I ordered the complete vortek kit for it and I just installed it last night. I did some shooting with it today in the house and it shoots very nice with the vortek kit. I tested it with my crono connect app on my I-phone and it was shooting 10.6grn pellets about 770fps, by comparison my P17 pistol shoots the same pellets at 325fps. I do not have a real crony but I think those numbers are not too far off. When spring comes and I get back to my cottage were I do most of my shooting I will report back on how the long range accuracy is. I had the gun sighted in for 50yrds last summer but I was not happy with the size of my groups so we will see if I can do better with it this summer.


Hi there. Just curious about how your Diana shoots after the vortek kit install. Was the recoil tamed a bit? Are you able to maintain sight picture after each shot? I have a 48 and am planning to install a Vortek kit as well.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:34 pm 
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325 with those pellets seems a bit slow for the P17. Perhaps your D48 is shooting harder than you think :tonqe:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:35 am 
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it seems to have a nice shot cycle with the vortec kit. I have only shot it a few times as my indoor range is not magnum friendly. When I get to the cottage this spring I will see for sure how it is shooting, but it was very accurate on my 9m indoor range. As for 325fps being slow for the P17... maybe but remember that was with a 10.6grn pellet. It does shoot RWS 7.0grn hobbies at 400 plus fps. I think the 770fps is probably close, for sure I would have liked it to be 100fps higher but I have read a couple of reports stating that the vortek kit often shoots a bit slower than stock.


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13.95fpe - not bad at all. Many in England only WISH they should shoot such POWER!!!!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:32 pm 
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Daryl wrote:
13.95fpe - not bad at all. Many in England only WISH they should shoot such POWER!!!!


They can. They only need a firearms certificate for an air rifle shooting more than 12 foot-pounds, like us and our PAL for any air rifles shooting more than 500 fps and a muzzle energy higher than 4.2 foot-pounds.

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