Hatsan AT44-10 QE (Quiet Energy) Air Rifle Features
- Precharged pneumatic
- Repeater (10-rd mag in .177 & .22- 9-rd mag in .25)
- Sidelever bolt-action
- Extremely powerful
- Anti-double-feed mechanism prevents more than one pellet from loading when gun has been fully cocked
- Fill reservoir up to 200 bar (2-900 psi)
- Includes a 1/8" BSPP probe with male threads
- Ambidextrous synthetic stock
- Integrated rail accepts Weaver* or 11mm mounts (no open sights)
- 2-stage adjustable Quattro trigger Rubber recoil pad adjusts vertically and angularly
- Removable air reservoir has built-in manometer (air pressure gauge)
- 180cc air reservoir volume
- Anti-knock system prevents gas waste if rifle is knocked or bounced
- Fully shrouded barrel
- Integral silencer reduces report by about 50%
- Weaver/Picatinny accessory rail for a bipod- laser or flashlight
- Up to 40 shots per fill (30-40 in .177 & .22- 18-27 in .25)
- Up to 46 ft-lbs. of energy (30 in .177- 42 in .22- 46 in .25)
- Ideal for hunting up to medium-size quarry
- Includes various o-rings- reservoir bleed valve- 1/8" BSPP probe with male threads- 2 rotary clips- sling- sling swivel studs- sling swivels and owner's manual
- Includes Hawke HD 4-12x50 AO Scope w/ Mil Dot IR & 1" High Rings ($194.99 value)
- Scope comes unmounted
*Weaver mounts are not standard. We do not recommend using them.
Here are my preliminary Chrony test results:
JSB Match Diabolo Exact King .25 Cal, 25.39 Grain domed pellets. Max Hi Velocity: 806.6 fps, Min. Lo Velocity: 779.4 fps, Range: 27.2, Average Velocity: 794.9 fps.
Hatsan Vortex Supreme Pellets.25 Cal, 19.91Grain pellets.
Max Hi Velocity: 894.9 fps, Min. Lo Velocity: 779.4, Range: 25.5, Average Velocity 885.12 fps.
Bear in mind that I do not have a regulator installed on the AT44 and I am pleased that almost out of the box this rifle exceeds on average the manufacturers Velocity spec of 840 fps using the Hatsan 19.91 grain pellets. So far, I have found the heavier JSB Match Diablo to have a slight edge in accuracy over the Vortex pellets but both manage to hold better than a 1ā€ pattern on my range with little dialing in of the scope and often form a ?ā€ pattern when my shooting is better. Iā€™m sure I can do much better on a longer range where the scope can be dialed in accurately.
This rifle shoots like a dream. The trigger is excellent and extremely consistent. I've put 4 different pellets from 14 gr. up to 21 gr through it so far and all have yielded very consistent groups with the 18 gr Beeman's being the best so far. I have just purchased a mix of 8 additional weights in pellets with a mix of brands and types. I am pleased with the groups I'm getting so far at 20 yards (the Beeman's are consistently shooting nearly one-hole 10 shot groups) but I have a notion that when I find the perfect pellet I will be able to push the same groups out to 30 yards. At 20 it is almost too easy now after a few hundred rounds.
Having shot NGP break barrels almost exclusively prior to this rifle I will note that it does feel a bit front heavy. But since I'm doing almost all my shooting from a bi-pod that doesn't factor in. If yo uplan to shoot off-hand you will need to develop a solid technique to keep the rifle steady. I've seen it done with amazing accuracy so I am sure it is just a matter of practice.
I bought the Hawke scope as an accessory when I got my rifle and I am glad to see that it has been bundled with the rifle. It is a perfect match to this weapon and is also excellent quality for the price point. I had no issues with the mounting but I did have to shim to get the elevation down into an adjustable range. Other than that the scope focuses crystal clear and seems to be consistent through all the range of magnification that I use. I have not had occasion to use the illumination yet but it is nice to know it is available if I do have occasion to shoot in low light conditions.
At 6' and 200 lbs I might have something of an advantage as far as using a hand pump to bring the rifle up to pressure. I always pump back up to 3000 lbs as soon as I get down below 2000. It has never taken me more than 5 minutes of moderate speed pumping to get back to 3000 (200 BAR). And only above 2700 does it feel like much of an effort. So if you are like me and trying to get into the PCP world without dropping over a grand, be assured that the pump will do the job and do it well, as long as you have the horsepower to push that handle down (if you are under about 150 it may be challenging with the hand pump).
It did come with a very dirty barrel. I don't really understand why so many air guns seem to ship with dirty barrels but this rifle is no exception. Easily cleaned with a bore-snake or similar swabbing device and worth the 15 minutes you will spend. At least you won't be wondering if a messy barrel is affecting your accuracy.
All around this is an excellent rifle. Shoulders nicely, feels sized well (LOP seems a tiny bit short at first but I adjusted quickly and figure at 6' I am probably near the limit before you'd need add to the butt stock), and has a really sweet trigger. I wish I could include some chrony info but my buddy hasn;t remembered to bring his chronograph over yet. I will say that at 20 yards with 18 gr pellets it seems to hit like a hammer. Pests will not stand a chance any more than bulls-eyes will.
0.22Caliber 0.22 CalVelocity 970 fpsLoudness 2-Low-MediumMag Capacity 10
0.25Caliber 0.25 CalVelocity 870 fpsLoudness 2-Low-MediumMag Capacity 9
0.177Caliber 0.177 CalVelocity 1070 fpsLoudness 2-Low-MediumMag Capacity 10