FOR RELEASE ON MONDAY JUNE 29TH, 2009
GAMO INTRODUCES NEW HYPER -VELOCITY SPRING PISTON AIR RIFLE
Hunter Extreme .22™
June 29, 2009 -Ft Lauderdale, FL - Nicknamed “THE BEAST” for it full size and power, the newest Gamo Hunter Extreme blasts .22 caliber ballistic alloy pellets at velocities up to 1300 fps-exceeding many .22 rim fire speeds. “THE BEAST” utilizes the famous Gamo Hunter Extreme power plant optimized and barreled to shoot Gamo Performance Ballistic Alloy
and standard lead pellets accurately at extended ranges with maximum terminal energy. The precision rifled fully jacketed bull barrel provides a substantial handle to reduce cocking force while delivering exceptional accuracy.
The barreled power plant comes fitted with a full size pistol grip Monte Carlo stock in varnished select beech wood with laser cut checkering and ventilated recoil pad. “THE BEAST” comes scoped with a special BSA all-weather 3x9x50 riflescope with a glass etched illuminated reticle firmly secured to the receiver with Gamo’s new one piece solid mount. The Hunter Extreme is not recommended for use with standard pellet traps and targets.
- Velocity: 1300 feet per second (fps) with PBA, 950 fps with Lead: Max Energy: 23.6 ft-lbs (32 Joules)
- Single Shot -Break Barrel: Single Cocking System
- Barrel: 18” Jacketed steel bull barrel
- Trigger: 4lbs, Second Stage adjustable
- Automatic Cocking Safety system
- Cocking Effort: 55lbs
- Manual Safety
Lou Riley, CEO of Gamo Outdoor USA states “This is the ultimate in air rifle power. The Hunter Extreme .22 cal. offers a devastating combination of power and velocity to provide you with the ultimate air rifle hunting experience. With muzzle energy of 23.6 ft-lbs (32 Joules) the Hunter Extreme .22 cal. can handle any small game and varmint situation.”
To learn more about GAMO Outdoor products and accessories, visit: www.gamousa.com. Gamo is the largest air gun manufacturer in Europe and among the top rated all over the world. Shooters in over 50 countries worldwide use Gamo air rifles and air pistols.