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.177 or .22 for pistol target

Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Dsmith, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. Dsmith

    Dsmith Engaging Member

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    Whats best? What's the difference? Im looking at a springer pistol that's avaliable in both calibres. Any advice? Or is it just personal preference?
     
  2. stevemandm

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    personally, I much prefer .177 mate. what's it to be used for ?
     
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    .177 for paper punching or pistol HFT. Flatter trajectory helps in HFT. Competition paper punching is always .177
     
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    For paper targets and maybe hft.
     
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    For a springer it has to be a .177 HW45. Personally its a .177 Alecto for me for HFT and paper punching.
     
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    Thats exactly the one im looking at. The HW45.
     
  7. OzzyJ

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    a challenging pistol to shoot but incredibly accurate once you master it (some never do).
    why a spring pistol rather than a pneumatic such as an HW40 or an Alecto?
     
  8. Clubshot

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    We Shoot pistol HFT @ Lea Valley - First Saturday of Each Month - Members & Visitors

    .177 is King as need to knock down plates - which are set for .177 / Pistol

    Target paddles can be adjusted -

    Also most indoor Ranges Only Allow .177 -

    BOB/R
     

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