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What's the best Pellet

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by i8allthepies, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. sutty86

    sutty86 Engaging Member

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    hey guys just put my penance here
    you might of read in a earlier topic 'ripped off' that i got flogged some crappy spitfires, just bought some Airarms diablo today and what a difference they make groupings 5p unlike the spitfires all over the shop!

    thumbs up

    anyone else rate the AA
     
  2. taffers1966

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    I didn't listen to advice posted on this forum and wasted £3 on a tin of Spitfires. :-(

    [​IMG]
     
  3. kenhawker

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    I use cheese, stilton for hunting and wendsleydale for plinking. My sandwichies have hard bits in them.
    Ive got to go the doctor is calling me.
     
  4. heathman

    heathman Engaging Member

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    yes mate i think they are a great pellet ,they group well with my air arms s 400 classic won't be using any other pellet now
     
  5. kenhawker

    kenhawker Honorary Member

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    hasnt the innova got a dump valve on it?
     
  6. WelshGamoCamo

    WelshGamoCamo Active Member

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    what's people sayin on these thunderbolts ???
     
  7. mick 1986

    mick 1986 Keyboard Hero

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    Ok for plinking, but not much use for hunting.
     
  8. WelshGamoCamo

    WelshGamoCamo Active Member

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    I've had a few birds wiv em they hard as ****
     
  9. ferplexed

    ferplexed Post Whore

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    Diabolo Fields seem pretty good with my uses. Going to try some hollow point soon!
     
  10. WelshGamoCamo

    WelshGamoCamo Active Member

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    got diablo exact jumbos ! they r S£&T hot bang on target all day !!!
     
  11. WINDYGAP

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    Greeting all from the USA.

    HI Mates.. My first post. Great info here!!! Bit old school here as are my pump Sheridans . I have good results using RWS Hobbies for practice and general fun outings. Sport hunt a few birds and squirrels on my property . My on hand stock favorite pellet for game is finally running low . The old Beeman SILVER JET 5mm. of course, No longer produced , I hope to find a workable replacement that will give simular good result in my rifle. Maybe the Beeman crow mag , hollow points? Cheers
     
  12. toshiba2010

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    just asked the same question as i.m new to air rifles . but pritty much know now so thanks :up:
     
  13. moppet

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    I was looking for a silver jet review and they dont make them any more :down: in my hw35e, hw35e vixen, theoban scirroco, and fenman they where the best pellet by miles i extensively tested around 15 pellets at the time (1984) with chrono penetration and bench accuracy tests, hws superpoints where around second choice and prometheus well down the list as i remember


     
  14. Mr-G

    Mr-G Active Member

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    I use RWS Super H point hollow point pellets. Great accuracy but they do tend to drop off due to the weight (14.5 grains).
     
  15. tintin40

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    Any body got any pictures of pellets being made? Or is it a trade secret ?
     
  16. Poparooni17

    Poparooni17 Well-Known Member

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    Nice one cheers :)
     
  17. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    Anybody looking for a decent all round pellet could do a lot worse than Crosman Premier Ultra Magnums. Medium cost, very high quality, very low number of mis-shapen pellets per tin, made in the USA and superb in BSA (both PCP and gas ram) and HW too!
     
  18. manclad

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    got a few tins of polymag pro{in .22 an .177} any body had experience with em?
    look mean an nasty are they accurate?
     
  19. jireland

    jireland Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to try some Bisley Mags in .177 next. I've got an AA S400 and have been using AA Fields 4.52 which were good but at £11 a tin (yes, i know I was had) I want something cheaper. When I was mucking about with my mates Chrono, we tried a couple of Bisleys and they increased my lb/ft by .6 I'm thinking that this extra power will go some towards reducing the drop of the heavier pellet.

    Other reasons for trying:
    I find that a lot of my AA fields get bent up skirts, either from rattling around in the tin or in my pellet pouch. The Bisleys have a much stronger skirt on them.

    Not sure if its true but I guess the heavier pellet is better with a cross wind and for hunting.

    Another mate was shooting a painted field target and a .177 Bisley removed the same sized chunk of paint as a .22 pellet. So near .22 sized hole with the accuracy of a .177

    I would like to hear your views...
     
  20. andy_b_123

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    a friend has a HW95 at factory power, and for shiz and giggles today we ordered some H&N rabbit magnums, the 177's are a RIDICULOUS 15.75 gr! will they even make it out of the barrel without running out of steam?!
    i'm looking forward to them turning up, but dreading the bit where my pal expects me to land them all through a target at 30 yards!!
    I'd love a recommendation for a good mixed hunting pellet for a 177, both springer for my pal and pcp for myself.
     

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