I bought a "special" combo in December, a springer with scope and bag.
I have been using the bag to carry my HW97K. Last weekend I was walking with the bag over my shoulder on the sling, and the stitching let go on the loop which holds the sling at the top. The bag toppled over backwards and the tip of the barrel hit the floor. The barrel bent. This on a gun only 2 months old and fired only 1500 pellets.
I have managed to straighten it and accuracy is not affected, but I'll never feel the same about the gun again, its like driving a car thats been panelbeated, it just never feels the same.
Hope to see you all at the next Provincial with my panelbeated springer...I got 19/30 at Leeuwkop on 29-7-2006...if I do worse next time I can use my "the barrel's bent" excuse, hehehe
Hey, when are we getting our signatures back and the new turbocharged website?