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 Post subject: .22 pellet comparison
PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:52 am 
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Brushing up on .22 since I'm expecting a new one in the near future.
Been a while. Here's a totally un-scientific look at .22 pellets out of one of my 13-XX carbines. 24" bbl, 6-24 X 42mm Banner a/o mil-dot. Shot indoors from a soft padded front rest, 12 Meters.

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Premier pointed. They don't look anything like the image on the tin- more or less a skirted tear drop. Almost 1/2".

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Crosman re-branding of the Metal-mag predator. Packaging sez they're Czech made.
I think these are capable of better than what's shown. They take a bit of shooting in over the fouling of the crosman factory pellets. Not bad.

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My go-to pellet for testing in .22. JSB 18.1 gr Heavy. I actually yanked the one at lower right- poor bench form, as usual. Still .25" on centers...

I have to try the 16 gr version of this pellet. So far, this is the best shooting .22 pellet for me and my rifles. There's a 16 some odd grain Gamo pellet with a b.b. in the nose that comes oh-so-close to the heavy...

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:17 pm 
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I had a small tin of the Crosman pointed with my 1322 Shooter's Kit. I tried about 10 of them, now going free to a good home...


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