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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:57 pm 
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I had a FX Streamline in .25 for few months and I loved that airgun.
It was dead accurate and so much fun to shoot.
But I always had my eyes on Impact and finally I decided to buy it since the new MKll is better then the older model.
With my Streamline in .25, I shot gophers and pigeons only.

I am very confuse between these 2 calibers.


Please advise.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:00 pm 
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.25 should do all you want.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:43 pm 
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I have a Royal 300, the model previous to your Stream Line and an Impact. Both very accurate. The 300 is a lot lighter, making it nice for hunting.
Nothing bad to say about the Impact. Both nice and quiet.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:48 pm 
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Ninjababy wrote:
I had a FX Streamline in .25 for few months and I loved that airgun.
It was dead accurate and so much fun to shoot.
But I always had my eyes on Impact and finally I decided to buy it since the new MKll is better then the older model.
With my Streamline in .25, I shot gophers and pigeons only.

I am very confuse between these 2 calibers.


Please advise.


Generally speaking, people shooting .25, like you, are hunting and using standard manufactured pellets. Those shooting .30 seem to drift into casting bullets to experiment with velocities/weights; to try variations to the limited (and expensive) pellet selection. If the thought of casting your own bullets intrigues you, you might want to (a) consider the .30, and (b) search rsterne's (Bob) posts for his solid and thorough advice on casting your own bullets. Bob's the technical editor (hope I got that right) at Hard Air Magazine (online).

Bob's profile: member3684.html


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:42 pm 
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If you’re planing on hunting , have a good read on local laws for small game . Here in Ontario nothing bigger than a .270 caliber . That includes air rifles which would fall under the firearms classification . As far as big game , don’t quote me but is illegal across all provinces with an air rifle . Again probably best to know local laws . I would go .25 and get some ( although expensive) cast bullets from NSA or start casting your own .

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:34 pm 
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Below is from the current hunting guide. It would be best to contact your local MNR office to confirm details.

A person hunting small game may not carry or use a rifle of greater calibre than a .275-calibre rifle, except a muzzle-loading gun, in the geographic areas of Brant, Chatham-Kent, Durham, Elgin, Essex, Haldimand, Halton, Hamilton, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex, Niagara, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxford, Peel, Perth, Toronto, Waterloo, Wellington or York.


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