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    Hi All,

    I handled a HW75 in a gunshop today and was quite impressed with it's weight, feel and trigger, also seemed to be well built.
    Anyone have an opinion on these?

    Regards

    Anthony
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    what do you want to use it for?
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    General plinking and informal club shooting.
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    HW75 is good for plinking

    unfortunately for informal club shooting none of the HW pistols are suitable except at a really low level...

    the Gamo with the orthopaedic grips is more suitable but has a crappy trigger...

    best to get a dedicated 10m pistol...there are a few 2nd hand floating about but they only surface sporadically...
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    HW75 is very nice, well engineered and accurate and quite nicely balanced as well.

    It isn't in the same league in terms of handling as a dedicated match pistol such as the Steyr LP10 etc, but it isn't designed to be so trying to draw a comparison is unfair.

    I would say it should be OK as an entry level paper puncher, as it is plenty accurate enough - off a rest mine will punch one hole groups at 15 yards.

    If you want a similar performance in a cheaper package then the HW40 is worth considering as well.
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    Dale I think Antman is looking for something to shoot in informal club shooting at 10m olympic style...none of the abovementioned are suitable.
    I see FWB65s and the LP2s [and FWB100s] floating about sometimes at around 2 to 3k ....awesome 10m pistols still capable of excellent results in the right hands.
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    Fair comment, when I read 'informal' I tend to think that doesn't mean going the whole hog on kit, but if you can pick up some reasonable priced s/h gear then why not.

    I just wouldn't discount the HW's totally for entry level as they are pretty accurate with good triggers and sights.
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