EAA Rimfires


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Sactown
September 1, 2004, 02:57 AM
What's the word on EAA's rimfire offerings, specifically the HW660 and the Ural 5.1. I bellieve that the HW660 is made by Weirach and the Ural is made by Izmash? Has anyone ordered one recently? What were your likes and dislikes? Parts availability? J&G has a Biathlon for sale, but I don't plan on sking and shooting, would it work ok just for target work? Would like an anschutz, but don't want to pay Annie prices, (sight sets are $300 alone and they increased prices!!). Would the EAA offerings be a good compromise? The rifle will most likely shoot better than I can for quite some time. All comments welcome. Have at it!!

HW660
http://www.eaacorp.com/firearms/rifles/targetrifles/hw660/images/hw660.jpg

Ural 5.1
http://www.eaacorp.com/firearms/rifles/targetrifles/ural5_1/images/ural5-1.jpg

Biathlon

http://www.eaacorp.com/firearms/rifles/targetrifles/biathlon/images/biathlon.jpg

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pauli
September 1, 2004, 03:00 AM
dear god those are ugly.

WhiteKnight
September 1, 2004, 07:41 AM
I don't plan on sking and shooting, would it work ok just for target work?

I don't see why not. If those shoot anything like their Biathlon Basic, you'll be in for a world of fun.

9mmepiphany
September 1, 2004, 01:16 PM
damm you sactown :cuss:

everytime you post somthing like this, my list of "wants" gets longer...isn't your tricked out 10/22 enough ;)

how much will one of these beast cost me now?...i like the look of the Ural but like the compactness of the biathlon. :cool:

pbhome71
September 1, 2004, 02:45 PM
If I have money, I'll buy them all. :) I really dig the Biathalon model.

-Pat

Sactown
September 1, 2004, 09:19 PM
how much will one of these beast cost me now

MSRP is 998 on the biathlon, so proably 700-800?
The HW660 is 999, so it's probably in the 700-800 range as well, but the Anschutz sights themselves are $300.

I have the IZH35M right now and that thing is a tack driver and doesn't stop shooting. It's a little rough, but oh, can it shoot. IZH looks like a steal.

isn't your tricked out 10/22 enough heh, forgot about that, but I'm really enjoying the challenge of iron sights.

Skofnung
September 2, 2004, 12:07 AM
dear god those are ugly.

Pretty is as pretty does and beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

I want one...

...of each.

iamkris
September 2, 2004, 12:13 AM
dear god those are ugly.

Apparently pauli has never delved into the world of precision match firearms before...

Spinner
September 2, 2004, 05:17 PM
I'm not so sure about the Ural, but the other two definitely have a LOT of visual appeal to me. They look muscular and purposeful in the same way as a DeTomaso Pantera or a Shelby Mustang does. They can intimidate by their looks alone.

Yep, I'd happily have one of each. ;)

Spinner

WhiteKnight
September 2, 2004, 07:58 PM
I think the bottom one (Biathlon) is the only one that I would consider "muscular" in appearance. In comparison, the 660 nearly seems dainty.

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