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Searching for a Replacement Small Pest Control Rifle: Part Two

By Mark Wheeler

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Excel Arms Accelerator 22 Magnum

  • 3/5

This unique and versatile semi-automatic rifle is chambered in .22 WMR and 5.7 x 28mm.

Where to buy

55Six $1499 NZD
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In Part One we set ourselves a list of what a good small pest control rifle should do:

  • Use a cartridge of adequate power.
  • Be ruggedly built but not excessively heavy.
  • Handle well.
  • Achieve good accuracy.
  • Capable of rapid follow up shots without losing the sight picture.
  • Reliable and easy to maintain.

Ammunition and relative accuracy from each rifle were covered in Part One, now we look at each in depth and do some real-world testing.

 

INITIAL IMPRESSIONS AND HANDLING

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media-publication/418/Excel-Arms-Accelerator-22-Magnum.jpg

Excel Arms Accelerator 22 Magnum

  • 3/5

This unique and versatile semi-automatic rifle is chambered in .22 WMR and 5.7 x 28mm.

Where to buy

55Six $1499 NZD

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