Umarex Ruger Impact Maxx .22 Cal Air Rifle 2 year review Gamo Magnum Energy Pellet Accuracy testing

Umarex Ruger Impact Maxx .22 Cal Air Rifle 2 year review Gamo Magnum Energy Pellet Accuracy testing

I run my trapline with a Umarex Ruger Impact Maxx .22 caliber air rifle and have done so for 2 years. Lets take a look at a 2 year review of this particular rifle and figure out which pellet is going to give me the best accuracy and the most damage.

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  1. Emperor Palpatine on March 17, 2023 at 2:50 am

    So is this gun the same as the ruger impact max elite? And how much did this gun cost

  2. HIKE'N DEEP on March 17, 2023 at 2:50 am

    I love a quality air rifle. I will only use a break-barrel. My prefered ammo is a pointed alloy round.

  3. Trevor Jameson on March 17, 2023 at 2:51 am

    That’s a nice rifle, and at a good price. I have that same model, bought it about two years ago. I put a Simmons scope on it and it’s been great for squirrel hunting. Lots of punch, that’s for sure. And this rifle is very, very quiet, which is really great when you’re shooting in the backyard for practice. And it shoots so nice and smoothly with the gas piston, man I had no idea the gas piston rifles were so smooth to shoot, I just love that.

  4. dylan jackson on March 17, 2023 at 2:56 am

    Did you say you put down coyotes with that?

  5. Immortal FAE13 on March 17, 2023 at 2:59 am

    Hey Hey Zac! Please say hello to Sarah for me. Nice vid, you’re a good shot man. Here’s hoping the the best of the Holidays for you guys! Much love & A Very Merry Christmas & even Happier New Year for you Zac, Sarah, Deagan, & wee Archer. Take care & God Bless!!!

  6. GO OutDoors on March 17, 2023 at 3:04 am

    Cool video Bud! Looks like they have a good punch to them. Good luck on the trap line!

  7. Mcrafty1 on March 17, 2023 at 3:05 am

    I know I’m late to the party but I have a rifle just like yours, I have tried several different type/styles of pellets. I have only found one of the pointed type that hits with any degree of accuracy, those are the RWS Super Point Extras. I found the Ruger Super Points to be unusable as far as accuracy goes. The Crosman Premier hollow points are solid 1in groupings at 50 feet and nearly the same at 120 feet and will pass through a 20 oz. bottle of water at that distance. However they are a very light pellet, 14.5 grain if I remember right. My question to you is do you find hollow points to be more accurate? Do you recommend any particular hollow point in a heavier than 14.5 grain to try in our Ruger break barrels ? Good shooting too by the way. Also what pellet did you use to blow the side out of the ensure bottle on the first round?

  8. Mik Barb on March 17, 2023 at 3:06 am

    The Ruger super points are good

  9. None ya Texas on the back 20 on March 17, 2023 at 3:10 am

    always wanted an air rifle but didn’t know much about them…..

  10. Trash Panda on March 17, 2023 at 3:12 am

    Always good to see another lefty.

  11. Von Fields on March 17, 2023 at 3:13 am

    What is the largest animal u have taken, with break barrel?I took a coyote with, rws.

  12. Tony Jones on March 17, 2023 at 3:14 am

    Hey. What happened to the hunting video?

  13. Jack Dyess Jr on March 17, 2023 at 3:14 am

    Nice video !!! How is the trigger pull after 2 years ? Still heavy ? I just bought one of these guns. It has a heavy trigger pull in the 2nd stage. Hope it lightens up in time.

  14. Outdoor Experiences on March 17, 2023 at 3:15 am

    Keep it up man

  15. LemmeHold20tilTomorrow on March 17, 2023 at 3:16 am

    I could not get my impact max to hold a group with the ruger super points, I could up close but at 25-30 yards I could barely hit a cardboard box with those junk pellets, switched to the crosman hollow points n got a super tight grouping

  16. judith & dan davis on March 17, 2023 at 3:18 am

    we use an air rifle for a dispatch weapon ,ours is an older crossman titan in 22 cal. . still have a few flyer pellets in the groups . went with a german pellet from midway shooters supply .meister kreugern something like that . best pellets we have tried for groups that will be able to cover with a dime . going to get a hatsan 25 cal .the 25 cal. pellet guns hold a lot tighter groups . crossman got bought out by benjerman and still make a titan but the older crossman for me is broke in .air rifles especially break barrels need about 500 shots for the barrel to receiver connection to wear in and settle .

  17. stanly steemer on March 17, 2023 at 3:20 am

    Great video bud nice gun also. If you have a patreon page I’d try to donate if I can swing it get you a pair of shoes.

  18. We the People USA on March 17, 2023 at 3:22 am

    Can this hunt small game or coyote and foxes?

  19. Shauna O'Neal on March 17, 2023 at 3:23 am

    When you said that a 22LR is a lot more forgiving than a 22 pellet rifle, what did you mean by that? Can you please expound on that for me? Thanks. Sawyer from Western NC.

  20. Woody Norris on March 17, 2023 at 3:23 am

    Screws that attach my scope come loose after shooting. I find i can hit a can at 30 yds so I’m pretty happy with it.

  21. Tom Ritter on March 17, 2023 at 3:24 am

    That gamo hits hard I might have to try it great shooting zAc

  22. LilDaddy MC. on March 17, 2023 at 3:25 am

    I have owned my Ruger impact max going on 4 years now it’s an unbelievable rifle I have took so many squirrels and rabbits with it and I got my very first goose with it i shoot premier hollow points learn to shoot long distance with this rifle you won’t be disappointed what so ever

  23. Junny Jiménez on March 17, 2023 at 3:25 am

    Nice video, I have the same rifle, greetings from Costa Rica 🇨🇷, Pura Vida 👍🏼

  24. idostuff on March 17, 2023 at 3:26 am

    It’s hit or miss with these rifle . I missed with mines , glad yours works . Mines shoots low with any pellet I’m going to see if changing the scope does anything if that don’t work it’s going to the garage…

  25. RaiderLee69 Lee on March 17, 2023 at 3:26 am

    On the Ruger max can you load more than one pellet at a time? I seen a video and it looked like he was loading 3 pellets at a time without reloading

  26. Bushcraft Savage on March 17, 2023 at 3:27 am

    I haven’t shot my break barrel in years, 8000 shots and it destroyed a BSA scope. I prefer the Benjamin Marauder over the Titan, because you don’t have to use the Artillery Hold. Fancy shooting.

  27. Jordan Newsom on March 17, 2023 at 3:32 am

    Good shit, picked mine up a couple months ago and I love it. Immediately upgraded to a 3-9X32 scope with a mill dotted red/green light up reticle and Weaver see through mounts so I can still use the iron sights (which I think is really bad ass) and a much better adjustable sling. Got it sighted in at just about 30 yards at which, when I’m on my A-game, she’ll hold about a quarter sized group. Doing a trigger job as we speak, couple of good videos on here showing me how. That was my only complaint about the rifle, the trigger was HORRIBLY heavy and making me pull shots pretty bad at times. Also just picked up a cool looking crossbow scope I’m gunna throw on for kicks just because the reticle looked so cool on the box. It’s only 1.5-5 magnification but it’ll still be cool to shoot with and totally adequate for small game hunting at a little closer range. Not a permanent thing just wanted to see how it shoots. Great video and shoot’n!!

  28. Michael Pace on March 17, 2023 at 3:34 am

    Hell yeah

  29. Outdoors with Will on March 17, 2023 at 3:37 am

    Looks like a nice air rifle! I dropped a sub if you could throw one back that would be awesome! Keep up the good content!

  30. Terry Best on March 17, 2023 at 3:41 am

    Check out the German made beeman the r7′ and r9

  31. Howling Hoosier Outdoors on March 17, 2023 at 3:42 am

    Nice Vid! I’m a huge fan of the Gamo Magnum pellets, but their becoming hard to find.

  32. doug cataraha on March 17, 2023 at 3:44 am

    I love my impact elite i removed the muzzle brake and trimmed the forearm

  33. JV Outdoors on March 17, 2023 at 3:45 am

    Nice review bud and showing the difference in the ammo. Merry Christmas Bud

  34. Unpaved Explorer on March 17, 2023 at 3:45 am

    Hello Zack, Merry Christmas to you and your family. Take Care.

  35. Red Blue40RC on March 17, 2023 at 3:46 am

    Try picking off aspirins off at 40 to 50 yards……with a better scope of course….stock scope needs to be crushed with a 20lb sledge hammer and sent bk to Arkansas Umarex….they suck turtle shells

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