Originally Posted by Skruface
Gas sniper rifles require no upper body strength to cock the bolt. A high-tensioned spring is often quite difficult to cock; you almost certainly lose your sight picture as you have to really work to cock the bolt. With a gas sniper rifle (like my Tanaka M700 AICS) you don't even have to move the rifle to re-cock the bolt - keep your eyes looking through the scope and flick your wrist.
I have 0 issues keeping my vsr on target, through the scope while cocking the spring (aside from about 1-2 feet wobble at 100 feet through the scope) And If somebody isn't strong enough to work the bolt on a spring sniper rifle then they NEED to hit a gym.