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★★★★☆

“cometa fenix 400 .22 ?”

Written on: 09/07/2011 by bigfishshooter1 (1 review written)

Hi i recently bought the cometa fenix 400 .22 this is my first gun (air gun ) and at first i had a few problems with it when i bought it i was ripped of bad paying just under 500 for this plus an aditinall 60 for a scope as i didnt know what these usually go for before i got it i had it set up in store and the bloke set my scope up wrong to the point i would zero it in and within 3 shots it was all over the place so i was zeroing it every 5 shots witch can be annoying when in the field but now… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“light , compact and of ok quality . just what the...”

Written on: 04/03/2010

light , compact and of ok quality . just what the hunter ordered . not an 80 but every bit as capable and easier to shoot .
from new in my opinion really needs stripping and lubing properly . factory lube ( thick oil) seems to be only in the piston area which will make the rifle prone to dieseling. no lube on the spring .
however when done properly the rifle will be transformed . mainsprings wear quickly but careful when you put an aftermarket spring in as these will do around 20ftlbs… Read Full Review

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“Nice gun, (Mine is the Carbine) could not zero at...”

Written on: 10/01/2010

Nice gun, (Mine is the Carbine) could not zero at first pellets all over the place, changed sights, and set up properly. You must buy good sights and mounts and set correctly (I really had a lot of trouble, was going to return gun) gun now quite accurate now 1/2" group at 20yds. Dont use heavy pellets, Accu pellets etc, wasps ok, RWS flat field most accurte, then rws domed, forget pointed unless you want to shoot a cow at 15yds, AA domed also good, basically keep them light and use flat or… Read Full Review

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“Had the 400 carbine for about 4 months, although...”

Written on: 19/11/2009

Had the 400 carbine for about 4 months, although powerful, pellet accuracy tends to wander the more you use it. First 20 shots start low, working through exact acuracy, and about 40 shots in its starts shooting above POI. Any thoughts? Is my spring c--p, and only gets better as it warms up? Any advice from anyone would be good as it is anoying, thought it was me at first, so kept zeroing sights-----… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Very nice gun, try different pellets though, found ACU...”

Written on: 10/10/2009

Very nice gun, try different pellets though, found ACU Pellets a little tight and tend to drop quite a few shots. WASP seem good though, again nice gun for money Carbine works well although still get spring noise. Still powerful gun, punches through tins 20m +. Good hunter that does not need charging… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“The Cometa Fenix 400 .22 is a amazing gun and would...”

Written on: 10/08/2009

The Cometa Fenix 400 .22 is a amazing gun and would highly recommend it.it will kill 1 at 25 to 30 meters.well good gun… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“The Cometa Fenix 400 .22 is a cheap air rifle, good...”

Written on: 27/03/2009 by hunterxxxl (3 reviews written)

The Cometa Fenix 400 .22 is a cheap air rifle, good finish, dead accurate even at 50m - 80m. I had some problems at first with my spring so I had it replesed. I fitted a bushnell 3-9 -56 scope- this scope is made to go to real hunting rifles.
I use it for hunting crows, megpies, ducks, rats, rabbits and even foxes!!!
Becouse I live in Slovenia we have no limit to how poferful the air rifle can be, so my cometa air rifle is producing about 24 ft lbs ( 32 joules) of energy with 14 grain amunition… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Bought my Cometa Fenix 400 .22 about a month ago and...”

Written on: 13/02/2009

Bought my Cometa Fenix 400 .22 about a month ago and think its a very good springer for the price. I found the best pellets were RWS superfield 22. once handling is correct with this rifle, pellet on pellet is not uncommon at 30 yrds. Good finish, very accurate and cheap… Read Full Review

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★★★★☆

“I bought the .22 version Cometa 400S 12ft/lb model...”

Written on: 26/01/2009 by wazznzoom (1 review written)

I bought the .22 version Cometa 400S 12ft/lb model from the local shop for Xmas 2008. I fitted it with an Optiks 3-12x 50 OE telescopic sight on a Webley one piece mount. The whole lot including the case and cleaning kit was £200. Zeroing was relatively stressless and once run in and the dieseling had stopped, the accuracy with both Eley dome heads and Webley hunting pellets was quite good. I zeroed it to 25 metres and was able to achieve a new 10p group with ease. I have now fired about 300… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“It is a good light gun for hunting out in the feild, I...”

Written on: 14/01/2009 by cparry (1 review written)

It is a good light gun for hunting out in the feild, I have got a cometa fenix 400 i would recomend it to anyone looking for a bugget gun Good rifle… Read Full Review

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“Having spent a few years out of shooting i decided to...”

Written on: 22/10/2008 by sheeps15 (1 review written)

Having spent a few years out of shooting i decided to take it up again . I have always had the better known makes Webley, Weihrauch, Air arms i thought i might go for a BSA lightning XL but after a bit of research and a bit of advice from my local gun shop i gave the Cometa fenix 400s a go its just as good as the BSA don't let the lower price tag put you off. I have been shooting for nearly 30 years and this gun is just as good as some of the better known makes… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“I've recently bought my cometa fenix 400-s carbine...”

Written on: 22/10/2008

I've recently bought my cometa fenix 400-s carbine after much home work and thought,and when you way up the price of some of these air rifles today, what with bottles and everything.the cometa just had to come out on top.it's a top gun lads, take it from me. and also worth evrey penney... you also dont need to go back home from your great day's hunting trip, just to fill it up before you can carry on enjoying yourself… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Cometa Fenix 400 is a beautiful gun. Go buy one. Very...”

Written on: 27/08/2008 by Dan Pitt (1 review written)

Cometa Fenix 400 is a beautiful gun. Go buy one. Very powerful! I haven't got a confirmed kill yet (my hunting buddy threw a dead fox at me while i was lining up for a head shot on a rabbit, ended up hitting it in the lower spine, i think, and it got away... i definitely remember seeing a lot of damaged tissue as it rolled back down the hole!) Anyway, it's a great gun and with a one piece mount and good scope it is very accurate and capabe!… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Excellent gun very accurate and consistently...”

Written on: 12/08/2008

Excellent gun very accurate and consistently powerfull, if you want to make it harder hitting put a motorbike wheel spacer in with the spring easy to do if you have a mate help push down on the barrel. i shot a pigeon in the back of the head at 20m and it pushed its eye out of the socket along with half it brain… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“My mate can vouch for the power of this thing, he's...”

Written on: 03/08/2008 by tranceaddict27 (2 reviews written)

My mate can vouch for the power of this thing, he's still got the pellet in his hip. loves crossman accupels/premiers… Read Full Review

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“After hearing all the good things about this cometa...”

Written on: 23/05/2008 by evaninnz (1 review written)

After hearing all the good things about this cometa fenix 400 in .22. I purchased mine while ago mainly for hunting.
Cometa fenix 400 .22 is probably the only few rifles that actually can do better then their factory claims. this rifle is doing 825+ fps with RWS superdoom (14.3 gr) .
The accuracy is very good, in 15 meters, shooting into one hole is easy.

Very well balanced, i also fit ultrafire touch onto the scope and sling that make night hunt for possum every easy. love this… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Ok.got into my head that i wanted a rifle.on going to...”

Written on: 28/02/2008 by mindlesdecent (4 reviews written)

Ok.got into my head that i wanted a rifle.on going to my local shop i seen there most common rifle was the cometa. after reading all these reviews i decided to purchase one. First proper morning i went out,shot a rabbit dead at about 25 yards, on inspecting the rabbit the pellet had went right through and made a fair size exit hole!! i was very impressed.wasnt to impressed with my flailing accuracy until i bought a tin of crosman power pell pointed tips.lubed them up and begun firing and was… Read Full Review

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Redditch's Response to mindlesdecent's Review

Written on: 17/10/2012

Silencer won't reduce power, but doesn't make a great difference on a springer anyway, as the noise is mostly mechanical (and right next to your ear so sounds louder than it is). If you wish to fit one by all means do so, but don't expect wonders. Silencers are more for the PCP rifles pushing 40ft/lbs

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★★★★★

“This is a very powerful gun, and therefore closing the...”

Written on: 21/02/2008

This is a very powerful gun, and therefore closing the spring requires some effort.
Th sights are more than adequate, but for those who prefer a scope, there are mounting grooves. Some pellet selection may improve accuracy, but this is usually a personal preference… Read Full Review

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“Benchrest accuracy with Nikko Stirling AirKing 3-9x42...”

Written on: 13/10/2007 by beebox (1 review written)

Benchrest accuracy with Nikko Stirling AirKing 3-9x42 scope and Gamo Pro magnum .22 pellets, gives 5 shot grouping of about 10 mm diameter per 10 metres. That is, 10mm group at 10 m… Read Full Review

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Beebox's Response to beebox's Review

Written on: 04/02/2008

More notes from beebox. I have now owned this gun for about 8 months and it has fired about 1,300 rounds. Cocking effort has dropped significantly and the Chrony average reading (5 shots) with RWS Superdome pellets is 589 ft/s - a long way down from 820 ft/s new rifle (claimed) velocity. Very disppointing.
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<br/>Accuracy is still very good. Obviously the spring in this gun is not long lived. The rifle is now not up to the job of killing a rabbit cleanly without a well placed head shot.

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366333_Gingahippy's Response to beebox's Review

Written on: 14/05/2008

My Fenix hates Gamo pellets, the Pro Magnums get me about 25mm grouping with some flyers out to 40mm at 15 metres, but wiht RWS Hobby i can get 15mm grouping at 25 metres, but RWS Hobby are too light, the powerful springers need a heavier pellet for more resistance and compression in the chamber.<br/><br/>To increase power and accuracy strip it down and give it a tune up, smooth rough edges, re-lube lightly,etc. you won't believe the difference!<br/><br/><br/>

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★★★★★

“Buy one if you are serious about hunting”

Written on: 12/05/2007 by bradwell dave (1 review written)

Buy one if you are serious about hunting… Read Full Review

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