Written on: 20/03/2013 by jarajossa (1 review written)
bought this gun at an auction without examining it. Thought it was a Lightning. Never heard of or seen one before. Phoned BSA and expained it to them.They sent me a downloaded manual. Told me to contact the inventor . Got him to service it.Seems that there is 2 models. The early model takes a buddy bottle but the upgraded version is called High Fill. It uses a divers bottle and a probe into a port under the stock. Takes 230 bar. I get 70 shots at full power.Better than a 22 rimfire. Dead... (read more)
Written on: 10/07/2011 by veebee1 (1 review written)
Have hed my spitfire for just over a year now/ and have just brought a air arms tdr. As i wanted a multi shot all rounder wich it is and i like it. But my spitfire with a 4-9x50 hawk airmax is so flippin accurate its just unreal, i love it useing the mil dot sight i can hit and penitrate a pop bottle at 70 meters sounds a bit much but have done it. Enough said (read more)
Written on: 25/01/2009 by John F Barnes (1 review written)
my Spitfire is the target version 6.5ft lbs with the gamo di-opter exeedingly accurate and very simple to use and refill with an adaptor and a 5ltr. air bottle.
great to use cheap to buy a good target gun with a good pedigree, but you cannot adjust the trigger and the stock is very basic (read more)
Written on: 20/06/2008
ive had one for a few yrs now and cant fault it. Its a first class single shot, the BSA Spitfire (read more)
Written on: 21/01/2007 by deadeye dick (2 reviews written)
I have recently purchased a 177 HF spitfire and must say it is a very accurate rifle and offers great value for money it is also a very inexpensive way to get into the world of PCP's it is a fantastic hunting tool. 2 hours after purchase I had downed two woodies with minimum time used to zero, the one thing that baffles me is why have they used the maxigrip scope rail as there is no recoil from this rifle and that was what it was introduced for, to reduce the effects of recoil....apart from... (read more)
Written on: 24/11/2005 by bicorus
I got the BSA Spitfire, as my mate has its little brother Lightning. It's the best gun I've ever used. It's way better built than the Falcons. (read more)
Written on: 24/09/2005 by huckin 18
The BSA Spitfire is an awesome air rifle. I'm using a volumetric silencer and a Walther 6x40 Mildot IR scope 30mm tube with great low light condition setup. It is nice and easy to fill, cock, and has a great trigger release, even my young sister and girlfriend find its weight and size easy to get on with. The wood quality isn't a problem as mine is fully camo painted, which is great for hunting. One hole groups easy. If one pops up buy one! (read more)
Written on: 10/07/2004 by spookywoos (2 reviews written)
The BSA Spitfire Cracking hunting rifle! simple to use and re-fill but low shot count per re-fill. Mine kept ruining my bottles because the pin in the rifle was slightly off centre. BSA refused to help in the end my local gun shop replaced the gun for me. (read more)
Written on: 01/04/2004 by ifclifford (1 review written)
I use my BSA Spitfire K in .22 with Bisley Magnum pellets and a Walther 3-9x56 illuminated reticule for all my day and night hunting. It produces spot on 12ft lbs and is one of the best air rifles I have ever owned, rabbits out to 40 metres,no problem, crows, pigeons, rats, squirrels all out to 45 metres again stone dead first shot.
As a professional pest controller I would recommend this rifle to any serious hunter or target shooter as it's accuracy is amazing. (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2003 by bish777 (1 review written)
The BSA spitfire is an excellent Air Rifle, astonishingly accurate, and with the BSA silencer extremely quiet.
The break barrel only needs to be pulled down a few inches to cock. The action is a precharge pneumatic and uses compressed air from a small 200cc buddy bottle. U screw the buddy bottle into the bottom of the gun, and using a guage built into the top of the gun u unscrew the bottle when the gun is full. U get 25-30 shots per squirt and a total of 110-120 per bottle.
The trigger is... (read more)
Written on: 31/07/2003 by Skifmark.
I have recently bought the BSA Spitfire K (H.F) and I am very pleased with my purchase... this gun is accurate, powerful (around 12ft/lbs) and It has a sound moderator plus when you get a decent scope on top it looks brilliant.. I bought my rifle for under £200 from a gun shop. I did not want to purchase my rifle from a mail order company, even though it may be the cheapest option, you cannot be guaranteed a good after sales service if a problem arises..
The BSA Spitfire (H.F) can be... (read more)
Written on: 23/07/2003 by arniethestaf.
I bought the Spitfire as an entry level rifle to the world of pcp's to see what all the fuss was about. Amazing, easy cocking, just break the barrel slightly with ease and load a pellet, aim & shoot. The pellet will go where you aim it upto 50yds. Beyond that the pellet starts to drop. You can drop quarry with confidence at upto 35 even 40yds in 12lb setting. I believe that the rifle can be easilly tuned to 17/18lb but you would need a FAC for it. Overall the best value for money pcp rifle... (read more)
Written on: 22/02/2003 by James.
The BSA spitfire is a rifle that I had to save up £300 in total to buy - which includes a pump and 3-9 by 40 scope. I have been using air rifles for a few years now, and there is nothing quite like it! If you have any problems with the accuracy, they will be coming from the scope; my next buy is going to be a parallux adjustable one. I went shooting earlier today, at 15m I easily achieved a 7-shot one hole group. At 30m, I also was getting one hole groups with occasional flyers. Even with... (read more)
Written on: 27/06/2002 by craig speak.
I am using this BSA Spitfire air rifle for the pest control work i am doing at the moment along with the firebird. I did initially buy the firebird at first for short range ratting work but, with being so amazed with the accuracy of the firebird carbine, i started using it for all my shooting as it was so light. Then i decided to try the spitfire hf and again was so amazed with the accuracy that i bought the spitfire also. I now use both for a lot of pest control that i do.
If you buy one of... (read more)
Written on: 29/05/2002 by Danny.
I bought this BSA Spitfire air gun when it first came out, the reason i bought it was because it was such a new idea and it's quite cheap compared to other pre-charged air rifles. But then again, i think pre-charged guns need to be well priced because you need to buy something to charge them with. The pumps and bottles are expensive too, but anyway, when i got it i thought they had sent me a BSA supersport because this gun uses the same design as BSA's break barrel spring guns. But all that... (read more)
Written on: 14/10/2000 by Oliver Miller.
The spitfire is superb value for money and is incredibly accurate in field shooting as well as hunting. It loads with ease and is a dream to shoot. I strongly suggest you give it a try.