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Rlinds

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Gauntlet velo
« on: May 18, 2018, 07:23:30 PM »
Whats everyone getting for avg out of box velocity just curious thanks


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Re: Gauntlet velo
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 10:28:49 PM »
Whats everyone getting for avg out of box velocity just curious thanks
What caliber ?
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Re: Gauntlet velo
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2018, 06:13:38 PM »
My .177 is doing 870fps and very accurate.
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Re: Gauntlet velo
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2018, 04:23:49 AM »
Sorry its a .22
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Re: Gauntlet velo
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2018, 05:01:56 AM »
Velocity, while an important attribute when hunting live game, accuracy is just as important. For example, most of the break-barrel, nitro-piston airguns (disambiguation to be sure), shoot really fast, but spray pellets as if they were a shotgun! Thus hold is an extremely important ingrediant to get any sort of accuracy from one of them.

PCP airguns, tend to be very accurate, as long as you pick the right pellet design and weight, and get the velocity correct. For example, my .25 caliber W.A.R. Cobra likes 25.39 grain JSB Exacts, at ≈870 FPS. At the indoor range, 100 yard groups are under one inch if I do my part. Set up to 925 FPS, and those groups open up to about a foot! My bottled Marauder shoots the 33.59 grain heavies at 915 FPS, with 100 yard groups around 2 inches. It tends to be a scatter gun with any other combination.

While you can tune a PCP to do about any velocity, the real tune needs to be centered around accuracy.
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