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RWS Model C225 (Nickel)
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Manufacturer:
RWS (Dynamit Nobel)
Model:
C225
Made In:
Germany
From / To:
1996 - 2001 (discontinued) *
Replica Of:
Sig Sauer P225
Weight:
2.4 lbs (1.09 kilos)
Length:
7.1 in (18.03 cm)
Material(s):
Full metal
Finish:
Nickel-plated
Grips:
Plastic
Safety:
None (as per the real steel)
Rear Sights:
Adjustable (windage)
Power Source:
12 g CO2 cartridge
Shots / Fill:
80 good shots per CO2 bulb
Caliber:
.177 in / 4.5 mm
Ammo Type:
Pellet
Capacity:
8 shots
Feed:
Rotary magazine
Sound Level:
101 dB
Barrel Length:
4.0 in (10.16 cm)
Barrel Design:
Rifled Steel
Action:
Single / Double
Trigger Pull:
5.9 lbs (SA) & 10.8 lbs (DA)
Velocity:
385 fps
Best Features:
High quality engineering and full metal construction
Authentic external looks and good weight
Feels well balanced in the hand and is easy to point
Powerful and very accurate; has a de-cocking feature

 

 

 

 

Worst Features:
No fully working slide or blowback
No safety (though neither does the real P225)
Semi-auto replica but uses a revolver mechanism
No longer widely available
Resource Links:
Owner's Manual
Exploded Diagram View
Muzzle.de Profile Page
GunStar Ads (second-hand)
* Now marketed as the Hammerli P26

 

 

Overall Rating:
40/50
Features & Design:
8/10
Build Quality & Finish:
9/10
Performance & Accuracy:
8/10
Operation & Fun Factor:
7/10
Value for Money (MSRP):
8/10
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