VALUE FOR MONEY
At a Street Price of $200, the Gamo Swarm Maxxim air rifle is in a class of its own. It’s an affordable, multi-shot break barrel, gas ram, silenced air rifle. It looks good and is well-finished. It comes complete with a 3-9 x 40 scope and mount.
That’s a huge number of features for the price and the multi-shot capability is unique at the time of this test.
Based on these features – and that’s what most prospective buyers will do – the Gamo Swarm Maxxim air rifle is obviously great value for money.
HAM Test Rating70%
Value For MoneyThe only multi-shot breakbarrel air rifle.
Best Pellet TestedH&N Field Target Trophy Green
Street Price at Time of Test$200
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SPEED AND ACCURACY
The Gamo Swarm Maxxim air rifle tested by HAM produced a maximum muzzle velocity of 980.45 FPS using H&N Field Target Trophy Green pellets. These also happened to be the most accurate pellets for this gun and produce the highest Muzzle Energy, so that’s a “win win win” combination!
The maximum muzzle velocity with lead pellets was obtained, of course, with light RWS Hobby pellets. 786.97 FPS was achieved with these 11.9 Grain pellets.
So, muzzle velocity was fine. However, accuracy was plinker-grade only and this was a disappointment.
There were signs of vertical stringing with four of the standard HAM test pellets – the Gamo Platinum PBA, RWS Hobby, Crosman Premier HP and JSB Jumbo Exact – as you can see from our test targets below.
PelletAverage Muzzle VelocityAverage Muzzle EnergyAccuracy
Gamo Raptor Platinum 9.7 Grain960.59 FPS20.08 Ft/LbsPoor.
H&N Field Target Trophy Green 10.03 Grain980.45 FPS21.41 Ft/LbsGood. Best Tested.
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