BSA Scorpion [ 22-cal ] Reviews



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BSA Scorpion [ 22-cal ]


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Reviewer: airtec
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great air pistol fun to shot and they last a life time…great for close range rat shooting….with 6ftlbs of power…you need a strong hand to hold on target.i made a stock for mine the scope rail is real handy …


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BSA Scorpion [ 22-cal ]


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Reviewer: Vulcanator
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Had one of these over 20yrs ago, a large, somewhat heavy pistol with the black plastic stock, angular grip gives it the look of a ray gun. In .22 caliber it pushes over 400fps making it one of the more powerful pistols out there. Although no longer made, good examples can still be picked up in the UK for a reasonable price.

This pistol because of its power level uses a cocking aid which when fitted to the barrel gives the look of a silencer. The gun can be cocked without the aid but is more difficult due to the foresight.

The pistol features adjustable sights and an automatic safety that activates upon cocking. Firing the gun revealed a bit of recoil but nothing to get too upset over. Accuracy with practice is good. My only quibble with the gun is that the molded stock features a thumb shelf for right handed shooter-thus making the pistol for left handers (ala myself) not as comfortable to use. BSA should have made the stock truly ambidextrous. Also, the plastic button on the end of the metal safety tang that you touch to flick off the safety tends to fall off making operation of the safety more tedious.

Overall a good pistol for plinking and one of the few pistols I would recommend for small game out to 15yds.