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pellet balancing on springers when firing?

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mark.177, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. mark.177

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    pellet balancing on springer muzzle when firing?

    seen loads of vids of people balancing pellets on their scope turrets while firing springers but how many have balanced one on there mod?
    i tried this a few days ago using a pellet tin lid stuck to the mod on my .22 hw95 and watched it hop a few mm but keep standing... after adding a barrel shroud yesterday thought ide try it again only this time balancing the pellet directly on the moderator itself!. just clicking the safety off would tumble it sometimes but just now i managed it twice in a row!
    i have to put a video up to show this as was amazed. anyone else manage this on a springer?
     
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  2. Jackroadkill

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    Never done it on a moderator but when tuning a rifle I know that when the pellet will sit still on the breech block during a standing shot that it's smooth enough for me. I'd be interested to see a video of you shooting with a pellet balanced on the moderator though.
     
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    Cheers Mark - what's it like from standing?

    Also that rifle is very quiet!
     
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    for stability i placed the pellet on the muzzle while resting on my hand which was resting on a rolled up towel but took the shot unsupported. just a gentle hand hold.
    it is pretty quiet with the weihrauch mod
     

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