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The Hy-score

Postby cinedux » Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:30 am

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby johnbaz » Fri Sep 25, 2015 9:52 am

Hi Cinedux

I have the Brit mk2 version and would love an American one, My bro in law has a U.S. version in very good condition but won't part with it :evil:

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I love the pistol and it's 8uite accurate too 8-) 8-)



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Re: The Hy-score

Postby Valther TPH » Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:19 am

I have three Hy-Score pistols, each one in .22 caliber.

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby Certus » Sat Dec 26, 2015 1:32 pm

Hi,

The multi-shot Hyscore loading system is very interesting, but I have found it takes almost as long to load the magazine as it does to load individual pellets.

Love the feature which allows dry firing without causing damage though.

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby pmh » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:40 am

The barrel looks very short, ar first glance, but I am presuming it is much longer than it appears. Is this so?

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby Certus » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:06 pm

pmh wrote:The barrel looks very short, ar first glance, but I am presuming it is much longer than it appears. Is this so?

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Hi Phil.

The Hyscore was a 'concentric' pistol so the barrel appears to be shorter than is actually the case.

The first Series 700 pistols had a 180 mm (7 ") barrel.

The second Series 800 pistols had 268 mm (10.2 ") barrel.

The much shorter, Sporter pistols still had a 199 mm (7.7 ") barrel as did the UK produced Phoenix model.

Although the 700 Series had a longer overall length than the 'Sporter', much of the barrel length was made up of a false shroud .

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby johnbaz » Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:45 pm

Hi all

Here are the barrels of my Mk2 sporter, I measured them and strangley they're 196mm, They seem to have lost 3mm somewhere :shock:

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby john77 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:40 am

I discovered a rather tired Sporter in a local gunshop, some months ago. I have been able to spruce it up quite nicely, but I would like to know if anyone can tell me whether the original type backsight (i.e. with a stepped slider to raise the sight), which is missing, could be replaced with the plastic one shown on some illustrations, or whether I should attempt to replace the original? The foresight does seem rather low if the plastic rearsight is installed.

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Re: The Hy-score

Postby 45flint » Wed Dec 07, 2016 2:03 am

The sights aim the gun high to make up for the action of the piston which moves the barrel downward as it moves in the gun. I actually think the gun barrel may be aimed high instead of the sights, but you get the idea. On the Targ-Aire you can easily see the barrel is aimed downward, the opposite cause the piston goes the opposite way of the Hy-Score.
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