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    Since the . Walther. Century is so well regarded....?

    ......is it really worth buying an L. G V?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur John Smithsplease View Post
    ......is it really worth buying an L. G V?
    I have both Century in 22 and LGV in 177

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur John Smithsplease View Post
    ......is it really worth buying an L. G V?
    The LGV has sleeved down internals and will be much nicer to shoot so I'd say yes.
    some rifles, not too many but definitely not enough

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    century .

    I have a century in .177 Its been sleeved and has a weihrauch piston seal along with a rowan trigger, oh and a shauny silencer, power is 11 .1 and shoots really good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by melling View Post
    I have a century in .177 Its been sleeved and has a weihrauch piston seal along
    So you turned it into an LGV... good choice, but would it not have been easier to just buy the LGV in the first place
    I'm currently looking for: a .22 / .20 Theoben gasram barrel, at least 10" long (not a fenman barrel). Thanks.

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    The Century is a decent rifle & relatively cheap ,you can tell the difference between this & the 25mm LGV when side by side.Both are accurate its just easier with the LGV.

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    Plus now the LGV has a stock like the LGU it is better in that respect too.
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    I may one day buy an LGV, but as am soooo smitten with my Century .177 exactly as it is (imo, perfect), it will have to wait until such a purchase can be an as well as item, and not an instead of.
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    Hi i have the century in .22 and have often thought about sleeving it down but where do you get such part's to do this. Graham.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur John Smithsplease View Post
    ......is it really worth buying an L. G V?
    Possibly not.

    IMVHO, the trigger is the limiting factor and not anything else.

    And since the LGV uses the same trigger, I'm not seeing the advantage.

    As an aside, I have a Walther "Tuning Trigger" fitted to my Century, it's marginally better than the standard trigger but still not as good as the HW Rekord.

    The LGV used to have the "Tuning Trigger" as standard but now it apparently has the same, single adjustment screw, trigger as the Century.

    And I'm not sure that the 25mm piston on it's own is enough of an advantage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DJP View Post
    Possibly not.



    And I'm not sure that the 25mm piston on it's own is enough of an advantage.
    It is ! thats why venom used to do it to the 80 as an expensive upgrade
    I have a Century and LGV the firing cycle is like chalk and cheese
    Both well made guns though !

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    Quote Originally Posted by mallyally View Post
    It is ! thats why venom used to do it to the 80 as an expensive upgrade
    I have a Century and LGV the firing cycle is like chalk and cheese
    Both well made guns though !
    ^^^ what he said
    I'm currently looking for: a .22 / .20 Theoben gasram barrel, at least 10" long (not a fenman barrel). Thanks.

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    As I've said before the LGV 25mm version is superb to shoot especially when the trigger is set right, no its not a Rekord but its not bad & you get use to the long first stage travel after a while.

    The Century is good with its rear bearing on its 30 mm piston so its smooth enough but you notice the heavier piston & stiffer spring when compared with 25mm rotating piston of the LGV.

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    century .

    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Budd View Post
    So you turned it into an LGV... good choice, but would it not have been easier to just buy the LGV in the first place
    Bought my century for less than 200 quid second hand .

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    Quote Originally Posted by melling View Post
    Bought my century for less than 200 quid second hand .
    bought a brand new ( still in the Box ) one off here for 160 from a guy that bought it and lost his permission
    When they first came out

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