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Pelletgage

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Kevin49, May 15, 2015.

  1. Kevin49

    Kevin49 Well-Known Member

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    Was searching air gun related sites and came across this http://pelletgage.com/

    Seems like a good idea, has anyone tried one? I have been weighting my pellets and notice a wide variation in some tins, I wonder how much the pellet head size varies?
     
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    Why not just get a Ukneil pellet sizer and make them all the same size.
     
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    hi Chris, I have a 4.52 pellet sizer but that is not much use when in a tin of 4.52 JSB you get head sizes from 4.48 to 4.53. I purchased a Pelletgage and it came in the post yesturday. I have only had time to put 1 tin of JSB Exact 4.52 through it and it was a eye opener. The weights varied from 8.21 to 8.63gns and the head sizes 4.48 to 4.53. I bagged the pellets in head size and shot them today from my Daystate MK3 and AA Prosport. By shooting only 4.52 I did not get one flyer and a very tight group at 45 yards. Its great to have a tool that accuratly sorts pellets by head size and allows me to measure a pellet that my guns are grouping well with.
     
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    Many thanks for that Kevin, it is a real eye opener.
     
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    What happen's with the rest of the pellet's that you don't use?
     
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    I perhaps should add to my earlier posts that I spent a long time last weekend putting several thousand JSB Exact 4.52 pellets through my sizer and out of them only two individual pellets were too small to need forcing through.
     
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    just took a couple of photos. i think this will be the must buy item for any serious target, FT, benchrest shooter after a set of pellet scales.
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    half a tin of JSB exact sorted into 4.48 to 4.53 head size and part of a tin of Daystate Soverign.

    The 4.48 and 4.49 felt too loose in the barrel and the 4.53 felt tight. I can now select the pellets that I know my gun likes and hopefully once I weigh them end up with a tin of near identical pellets.
    I will add that I have nothing to do with the USA company that makes these and paid for the item plus postage myself.
     

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