Introduced in 2017, the new FX Airguns Crown is starting to hit the market this Fall/Winter season and once again, FX innovation has taken the market by storm with the all new Smooth Twist X barrel system.
Already known for it’s accuracy, the FX smooth twist barrel is in fact a smooth barrel with rifling to spin the pellet only at the very last couple inches of the barrel. The new Smooth Twist X uses the latest innovative manufacturing processes to incorporate the rifling the full length of the barrel. In addition, the thin barrel sleeves can be easily changed to switch calibers or if the shooter wants a different twist ratio.
Accuracy is excellent with the rifle already winning some major competitions.
The FX Airguns Crown is currently available in three laminated stock options (Blue, Grey and Green) as well as in Walnut. A smooth side lever actions cocks the rifle and loads the next pellet while right below is a convenient manual safety throw switch for when you’re ready to pull the trigger. Trigger function is light and crisp out of the box as can be expected from FX, but it is adjustable as well.
The rifle is regulated and pressure can be adjusted from the under side, but be sure to carefully read the instructions before doing so as you can damage it if done incorrectly.
Also on the bottom side is a capped male quick connect for easy filling of the 250 BAR 480 cc bottle as well as two pressure gauges, one which reads fill pressure, the other reading regulated pressure. The rifle we tested came with a factory setting of about 125 BAR which was perfect for launching a 25.39 JSB pellet around 890-900 FPS. Accuracy was one large hole …read more