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 Post subject: 20mm air gun?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:08 pm 
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Just curious if anyone in Canada has ever owned one? I am a fan of big bore airguns and even curious what high powered restricted pcps are available.

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 Post subject: Re: 20mm air gun?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:33 am 
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I have not seen ANY restricted PCP's for sale in Canada.

.75cal. (close to 20 mm, isn't it?) is pretty big for air power. A .75 calibre round ball of pure lead weighs 636gr. Even light weight, 1oz. hollow-based Foster Slugs weigh at 437.5gr. or 7/8oz. the lightest I've seen, is 382gr. This is why round balls, properly loaded, are better for big game than most commercial slugs for hunting.

.50 is as large as I've seen in air rifles - custom guns and the Sam Yang.

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