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A Little Info On Selecting Pellets For Accuracy.

Discussion in 'Target Shooting' started by Marc D, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. Marc D

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    Evening all.

    A few years ago I put a short video together for a friend who was new to air rifle shooting. It was to highlight a few basic checks that you can make to your ammunition to improve accuracy, tighten grouping and reduce your chances of 'flyers'. Forgive the 3 odd target sizes on the backstop. Anyway, for any 'new' shooters who frequent this forum, you might find this useful:-

     
  2. Boomshanka

    Boomshanka Oldie but goldie

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    Thanks for that, every bit of info helps. I'll take more time selecting in future.
     
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    Some people will go to the trouble of sizing the pellets as well as weighing and inspecting them, just to make sure they are all the same diameter as well, good or not some people swear by them, others say don't bother??.

    Great little vid though :thumb:
     
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    Interesting. Thanks for that.
     
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    That certainly explains a lot and sets my mind at rest. I tested this theory after first viewing this vid and was very pleasantly surprised with the results. I was beginning to believe that I was useless at this!

    It does make me wonder about sine people's pellet on pellet claim at 50 yards etc who also claim pellet selection is BS and they just load, point and shoot

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