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Daystate Wolverine  //  Evolution of the species









Wolverine magazine

The new .303 calibre magazine (on right) developed for the Wolverine 303

Wolverine Breech Block

Close up of the Wolverine 303 Breech block



Features and Specifications of the Wolverine

Developed over an unprecedented 7-year development program, the Wolverine is all-new and incorporates many new design and safety features, while retaining Daystate’s core principles:

"A superb hunting rifle, with power accuracy and performance good enough to take target shooting."

The Wolverine is the end-product of a team of British and Italian designers and engineers who have combined 30 years of airgun and 60 years of shotgun technologies to create a new generation of Airguns that will ensure Daystate’s position as Manufacturer of the finest Airguns in the world.

The Wolverine core design is to be used in several new models. At present we have the following models available with more being released in the future.

Wolverine 303

Daystate develop the big bore sporting rifle in response to great demand from airgun hunters world wide.

Enter the 0.303 calibre Wolverine

In addition to packing a 303 calibre punch the multishot wolverine is also unique in featuring gun handling and safety’s that will be more familiar to firearm shooters such as a bolt open safety a resettable safety catch plus a pressure system that prevents the rifle chambering more than one bullet at a time.

Why a Daystate big bore air rifle ?

Airgun hunters have for a long time, enjoyed the benefits of using an air rifle to take small game, and for pest control.

Airguns are unique, with low cost of ammunition, the potential for lower power outputs than firearms making them safer within buildings and hazardous locations, and less environmental impact (noise).

Until now, airgun hunters wishing to hunt for medium sized game have had to change to full bore rifles or shotguns.

With the introduction of the Wolverine 303 there is now an airgun alternative !

Featuring a new specially designed .303 airgun bullet, the Wolverine 303 with its 5 shot rotary magazine and muzzle energy of up to 120 ft lbs is more than capable of taking larger game species at sensible airgun ranges.

Wolverine "B" Type

The Wolverine "B" Type encompasses all the new design features of the "303" but in the more usual airgun calibres of 0.177 and 0.22. It also utilises the 400cc or 500cc bottle type air reservoir giving high shot capacity when set at 12 ft/lbs muzzle energy (up to 350 shots in 0.22 with 500cc bottle)

Wolverine "C" Type

The "C" Type is the 12 foot pounds cylinder version of the Daystate Wolverine. Available in .177 and .22 calibres and can also be produced in a 30 foot pound (42 Joule) variants.

Distinctive on the new version is the fore-end piece, made from high performance PA66 (ballistic) polyester. The fore end also incorporates a 23mm picatinny rail for accessories. The rifle is pictured with an optional tactical bipod and sling swivel which are also available from Daystate.

The Wolverine C type features a (200cc) aluminium air tube which is a shortened version of the 300cc tube used on the Wolverine 303. The longer 303 length tube can also be specified as an optional extra if a higher shot count is preferred.

Please check out the full specifications table on this page for more info on the Wolverine 303, Wolverine "B" type or Wolverine "C" Type

The Wolverine will continue the Daystate heritage, that is, to be the most advanced, most powerful precharged airguns ever built.

Specifications

  Wolverine 303 Wolverine HP (Hi-Power) Wolverine "B" Type Wolverine "C" Type  
Overall Length:   112 cm (44 ins) 112 cm (44 ins) 107cm (42 ins) 107cm (42 ins)  
Barrel Length:   60 cm (23 ins) 60 cm (23 ins) 43 cm (17 ins) 43 cm (17 ins)  
Cylinder Capacity   300 cc 300 cc 400 cc (500cc on 31 ft/lbs) 200 cc (300cc on 30 ft/lbs)  
Weight (unscoped):   4.2 kg (9.5 lbs) 4.2 kg (9.5 lbs) 3.3 kg (7.4 lbs) 3.6 kg (7.9 lbs)  
Available Calibres:   0.303 inch (7.62 mm) 0.22 inch (5.5mm) 0.22 & 0.177 0.22 & 0.177  
Loading:   Bolt action - ambidextrous Bolt action - ambidextrous Bolt action - ambidextrous Bolt action - ambidextrous  
Magazine:   5 Shot 10 Shot 10 Shot 10 Shot  
Fill Pressure:   Up to 250 BAR Up to 250 BAR 170 - 220 BAR 170 - 220 BAR  
Power / Shots Per Charge: 0.303   12 -15 shots @ 100 ft/lbs N/A N/A N/A  
Power / Shots Per Charge: 0.22   N/A 15-20 shots @ 60 ft/lbs 250 @ 12 ft/lbs
65 @ 31 ft/lbs
150 @ 12 ft/lbs
35 @ 30 ft/lbs
 
Power / Shots Per Charge: 0.177   N/A N/A 200 @ 12 ft/lbs 135 @ 12 ft/lbs  
Trigger:   Mechanical - 2 Stage Mechanical - 2 Stage Mechanical - 2 Stage Mechanical - 2 Stage  
Safety:   Bolt open safety, mechanical safety switch Bolt open safety, mechanical safety switch Bolt open safety, mechanical safety switch Bolt open safety, mechanical safety switch  
Stock:   Turkish Walnut Turkish Walnut Turkish Walnut Turkish Walnut  
OPTIONS:   Silencer, Sling swivels, Gun box, Charging set Silencer, Sling swivels, Gun box, Charging set Silencer, Sling swivels, Gun box, Charging set, single shot tray, 500cc bottle Silencer, Sling swivels, Gun box, Charging set, single shot tray, 300cc tube, tactical bipod  



Jared Clark from Airguns of Arizona with a great review of the Wolverine B Type



Nigel Allen from Airgun.TV gives the Wolverine 303 a full test review