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The FX Independence has been referred to as the “holy grail” of airguns. The precharged, self-contained, repeating action is the reason the name is
deserved. The various different airgun powerplants all have inherent positive and negative attributes. The spring piston system is
self-contained, but suffers from recoil and vibration as well as lending itself to poor repeating capabilities. The multi-pump system is
recoilless, but suffers from difficult and time-consuming effort. The precharged-pneumatic system is both recoilless and easily designed as a
repeater, but suffers from requiring an external source of power such as a dive bottle or high-pressure hand pump. Until now…
Enter the FX Independence. It is completely independent from an external power supply, however it is still a
precharged-pneumatic air rifle and has all the benefits and advantages of all different systems: Easy to charge, zero recoil, very high power,
repeating mechanism, extremely quiet, and completely self-contained.
Here is a run through of how the FX Independence works: starting with a full charge, the rifle requires three easy pumps
with the onboard pump for every shot taken. The rifle can be fired up to 7 times at full power with match grade consistency before any pumping
is required. From this point, 21 pumps would be required to return the rifle to a full charge. The shooter can choose any combination of
shots/pumps to match the need of the situation.
The FX Independence is one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced shooting instruments in the world. Fredrik
Axellson, the brain-child of many airgun related patents and the owner of FX Airguns, considers the Independence one of his finest achievements
in airgun development. The Independence shares the same super smooth side-lever as the Royale 400. This cocking and loading system is the
finest available side-lever, with positive feed as a repeater for sport, or single shot for competition use. The trigger system has upgraded
components and lighter springs that allow for very light, safe, and crisp release, and is adjustable for both 1st and 2nd stage weight and
travel. The Independence sports a purposeful synthetic stock that is both durable and weather proof. The thumbhole design is comfortable with
molded grooves in the grip and fore end surface for a non-slip hold. The weight of the rifle with the stock is just a touch over 8 pounds,
making it much lighter than the rifle appears. At the bottom of the fore end resides the largest pressure gauge found on any current air rifle.
The large size makes it simple to read by even old, tired eyes and allows for more precise control over the working pressure within the
rifle to ensure ultimate consistency. All precharged airguns have what is called a “sweet spot” where the highest level of consistency and
accuracy are achieved. The Independence can be kept inside this “sweet spot” for top-level accuracy. Mated to the solid block breech is one of
the most accurate barrels ever to be produced. The smooth twist barrels on all Independence rifles have been tested and give reported groups
around ½ inch at 50 yards. This unique barrel design is an FX Airguns exclusive and is produced at the FX factory in Sweden with Mr. Axellson
overseeing the production and quality control. Each rifle is accuracy tested at the factory for quality assurance. The FX Independence is a
top-level target gun as well as a hunting tool deluxe with its near-silent report and quick follow-up capabilities. This revolutionary
rifle is at home in the field and at the target range, and is a valued addition to the most discerning airgun collector.
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