Blog: BSA R10 Se Walnut Vs Artemis M16_A Vs FX Royale 400 (Walnut). A Brief Comparison - Scopes and Barrels

BSA R10 Se Walnut Vs Artemis M16_A Vs FX Royale 400 (Walnut). A Brief Comparison



Is the evolution of a classic air gun that now gives 25% more shot count than before. With its new SE features such as multi-adjustable butt pad, a spare magazine and the creative customer configurable shroud (CCS), alongside the famous R10 classic lines, stock options, fine handling and above all the superb accuracy of this air rifle, The new R10 SE really gives a shooting experience that you can enjoy for years to come.


Available in 4 stock options 3 calibres, left and right handed versions and ability to change from shrouded barrel to unshrouded – It really is your choice!




Fully regulated PCP rifle achieving consistent and dependable accuracy
Detatch-able buddy bottle delivering up to 250 shots per fill
Available in Walnut, Real tree Camo, Black Pepper and Black Editions
Adjustable butt pad
Fully adjustable 2 stage trigger
Pressure gauge and “on rifle” quick fill system
New self-actuating magazine system
Enhanced trigger function for total shot control
Ambidextrous stock (except Walnut)
* Scope Not Included 




10 shot .177 & .22 magazines
8 shot .25 magazine
Rotor numbered
Smoother indexing
High impact polymer base Finger groove in back plate
Knurled rotor for easy use
Now with Last Shot Indicator



Breaks even more cleanly than before giving even better shot control.



Caliber 0.22 (5.5mm)
Max Velocity 1000 fps
Muzzle Energy 20 ft/lbs
Loudness 2-Low-Medium
Barrel Length 19.0"
Overall Length 44.0"
Shot Capacity 10
Barrel Rifled
Front Sight none
Rear Sight none
Scopeable 11mm dovetail
Trigger Two-stage adjustable
Buttplate Adjustable
Suggested for Small game hunting/target practice
Action Bolt-action
Safety Manual
Powerplant Pre-charged pneumatic
Function Repeater
Max Shots per Fill 250
Body Type Rifle
Fixed/adj. power Fixed
Weight 7.3 lbs
Cylinder Size 232 cc
Shrouded Yes



( Artemis M16-A .22 cal  Redesigned & Modified Version)

Artemis is China's premium Airgun Manufacturers. They have been producing a huge variety of quality Airguns at unbelievably affordable prices. Their products are popular all over the world, specially models like PR900W which is the cheapest PCP Airgun available in market right now. Other famous products are P10, P15 and M16. 


Artemis launched a brand their new model M16-A at IWA exhibition held in Germany in March 2017, the production of this model started later in August 2017. Now finally after waiting for four months we have received this amazing PCP Airgun.


ALL ARTEMIS M16-A (.22cal)  models have removable buddy bottle and twin gauges..The Rifle has a fixed gauge on buddy bottle (air pressure gauge) and other one on the bottom of stock (regulator gauge).

Aretmis M16 A  PCP.  Side lever, multi shot magazine. fully shrouded anodised barrel threaded for silencer ( provided ) 400cc buddy bottle, oiled hardwood stock. over 200+ shots per fill. Regulated and reg gauge fitted. ( you will have to fill to your fill bottle/ Pump gauge to fill to max 225 bar ).


 Anyways, the Airgun looks beautiful at first sight, it's light weight (just 2.5 kg) feels good and quality wise it's amazing. It is available in both 5.5 mm and 6.35 mm, with detachable air cylinder. 



Brand:                    Artemis M16-A

Caliber:                  5.5 mm & 6.35 mm

Velocity:                  5.5 mm:  800 FPS

                                6.35 mm: 700 FPS

Air Capacity:            350CC

Constant Valve:       Yes

Magazine Capacity: 5.5 mm:   11 Shots,

                                 6.35 mm:    9 Shots

Safety:                       Manual

Maximum Pressure:  25MPa

Life Test:                    5000 Times

Weight:                      2.5 Kg


FX ROYALE 400 (Walnut)


Without a doubt one of FX Flagship! Fredrik Axelsson spent two years in developing and testing the Royale breech block and valve system before it was put into production.


Cocking system: Side lever


Incorporated into the new breech block is a super smooth and effortless side lever. Cocking system and spring tensioned magazine. Adjustable match-grade trigger for crisp, precise release of the shot and a 3-step patented power adjuster that allows for super-fast selection of the required power level.


The power adjuster will also repeat itself with absolute precision. The 400 cc air supply provides many super accurate shots from the Smooth-twist barrel.


The Royale 400 is a lightweight super gun. Quiet in report with the included suppression system. A regulator can be added for an additional charge to give more consistent shots per fill but is not required. Recoil free.


Synthetic/walnut thumbhole stock


Built in pressure gauge and quick fill connector


NOTE: Energy stated in the info is maximum possible energy. Due to differences in regulations the rifle might be set to a lower energy, from 7,5 Joule and up. Contact your local dealer for more information.


FX Airguns
4.5 mm / .177, 5.5 mm / .22
Power source:
Fill pressure (bar / psi):
220 / 3191
Energy (Joule /
24 / 17.7, 41 / 30.2
Velocity (m/s):
Cocking system:
Side lever
Magazine Capacity:
12, 16


Our Comparison Results:

All these Three PCP's are regulated and are equipped with Carbon Fiber Cylinders. BSA R10 has bolt action loading function while Artemis M16-A and FX Royale 400 comes with side lever loading lever.

Firstly,     If you want a PCP with cheaper price and better performance then go                    for Artemis M16-A.

Secondly, Need less weight,not too much expensive and artistic design with                          extra ordinary range and performance, we advice to choose BSA R10.

Finally,   FX Royale 400, it is just as changing an Aircraft from A300 to A380                       which is surely expensive but most comfortable and extremely on the                     highest grade of performance and features.

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