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HatsanUSA’s First .50 Caliber Rifle: PileDriver

The PileDriver is Hatsan’s first .50 caliber air rifle, and the market’s most powerful production PCP rifle. The PileDriver is designed exclusively for high-powered hunting applications. Capable of producing over 800 ft-lbs. of energy in .50 cal, it is also available in a 700+ FPE-generating .45 caliber model. Although this rifle utilizes a 33-inch barrel, its bullpup design keeps the maximum length under 4 ft. The side lever cocking mechanism is easy to reach and operate. A 480cc carbon fiber bottle fills to 4350 PSI and will provide up to 6 high-powered shots on a single fill. The PileDriver’s unique, patented hammer design eliminates traditional steel coil springs in favor of a smoother, easier-to-cock, gas piston mechanism. This top-loading single-shot rifle also features an extra-large loading port that will accommodate ammo up to 34mm in length.

The all-weather synthetic bullpup stock features an ergonomic pistol grip with textured grip surfaces for enhanced feel and control. The soft rubber buttpad is both elevation and angle adjustable to ensure controlled recoil and a comfortable fit. An elevation adjustable cheek rest ensures proper sight alignment with any optic. The rifle’s 14-inch-long scope rail is cut to accept both Picatinny and 11mm Dovetail mounts, offering plenty of real estate for a wide variety of optics. Three Picatinny accessory rails are attached around the air bottle for added customization. The high-strength steel barrel is precision rifled for long-range accuracy, and the absence of a shroud allows for the use of sabot rounds, further expanding one’s ammunition options.

MSRP: $1,199.99PileDriver Features

Genuine bullpup design, manual loading high-powered PCP air rifleAvailable in .45 and .50 caliberLong cocking lever for easy cocking actionPrecision rifled steel barrel for long-range accuracy480cc carbon fiber air bottle with 300 BAR (4350 PSI) fill pressure provides up to 6 high-powered shotsErgonomic synthetic thumbhole bullpup stockLocking elevation adjustable cheek restElevation and fit angle adjustable soft cushioned butt padCombo Picatinny and 11mm Dovetail optics rail3 Picatinny accessory rails mounted on air bottleIncludes quick-fill nozzle

PileDriver Specifications

.45 Caliber Max Energy: 700+ Ft-lbNumber of Shots: 4-6.50 CaliberMax Energy: 800+ Ft-lbNumber of Shots: 3-5Air Cylinder Volume: 480ccFill Pressure: 300 BAR (4350 PSI)Tactical synthetic pistol grip stock with adjustable cheek rest and butt padOverall Length: 46.5”Barrel Length: 33”Weight: 10.4 lbs

HatsanUSA is the exclusive distributor of Hatsan airguns and Escort firearms in the U.S. Recognized for craftsmanship and precision performance, Hatsan products provide an exceptional shooting experience. The brands are purpose-driven and renowned for outstanding power, performance, reliability, and value. Hatsan takes pride in its vertically integrated manufacturing process, which enables it to maintain the highest levels of quality, workmanship, and a competitive advantage.

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(Originally posted by HLNews)


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