Written on: 30/12/2002 by Ray.
Very Quiet with built in shroud,
Manometer is more accurate than my Sumatra,
Magazines load easily and hold round ball,
Very Powerful and Power Mod allows quiet shooting at low sound and velocity levels,
Bolt is easy to cock without losing sight picture,
Air capacity is very good,
Balance is excellent for offhand shooting,
Handsome lines on gun,
Walnut stock is very nice,
Recharge port is too big - they should use the daystate size quick connectors!
Need external decocking mechanism to cock and decock without indexing magazine,
Need extra magazine with gun,
Need extra breech seals and index springs with gun,
Make the recharge cover a snap on item and lighter black plastic.
Overall the Air Arms 410E is a very great design that meets my needs for airgun hunting. It's not as powerful as my Sumatra but much more refined and a great value with the built in shroud and the power mod. I have been hunting rabbits with this gun for the last month and its by far my favorite over my Sumatra, Thor and SLR-98. Accuracy wise I am able to shoot much better groups with a larger variety of .22 pellets than the other two PCP rifles but most important I can shoot the 410E much better offhand due to the great stock fit/balance and trigger. I bought 2 extra magazines and they've all been great except the red dot gets hard to see with pellet lube after a few hundred rounds. These magazines hold H&N Rounds which I happen to have a case of that I need to shoot up. They don't group as well as JSB domes at 50 yds but are fine for use on Jack Rabbits. The 410E is the only gun that groups these rounds well.