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Old 3rd April 2014, 02:15 PM
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Default Walther or Steyr FT Rifles good or not so good

would be nice to know what is the more problematic FT rifle out of these two (walther or steyr).only honest replies please.
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Old 3rd April 2014, 02:29 PM
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Steyr is by far
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Old 3rd April 2014, 02:38 PM
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the steyr can be a right pain in the butt
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Old 3rd April 2014, 04:39 PM
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Ive had Walthers and Steyrs never had a problem with either make, but prefer the Steyrs so sold the Walthers.
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Old 3rd April 2014, 11:46 PM
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We have had Walthers and Steyrs never had a problem with either make,but win competitions with the Steyr so sold the Walthers.

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Old 4th April 2014, 05:49 AM
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Had both and had problems with both. I now have 2 Steyrs because i have easy access to spares and there's nothing i can't fix with them.

I had a few problems with my Steyr (it turned out to be the barrel in the end) and needed a gun that i could trust so bought a Dommie. After 8 months i got rid as it just didn't do the business on a course....although seemd fine on the zero range.
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Old 4th April 2014, 08:55 AM
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I've owned and shot a steyr for 11years now and in that time I've only had one real issue with it and that was a worn cocking lever and cocking pin meaning the bolt wouldn't stay shut, however after 250,000+ shots I can forgive it for that little misdemeanor I currently have two steyrs totalling 15years of ownership and I sold my dominator in under a year, so steyr all the way for me
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