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    Has anyone tried these new pellets yet ? 

    Ive ordered a tin in 4.51 mm. 

    And im hoping they will go well through my bsas  especially the fac .

     

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    No but, off on a slight tangent - just got my Original 35 back from a service and trying to find a pellet it likes - wasn't getting too good results (initially) with my favourite AA field so tried some H&N Barracuda Match and was amazed to see a drop of 4+ inches over 25 yards compared to AA.

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    they look a lot like bisley magnums, probably be great in your fac but I would have thought they were heavy for sub 12 in .177? 

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    Nah 9.5 grns is fine for a sub 12 pcp .

    And almost ideal for fac .177 in my opinion.. the stated bc is a bit lower than i would have hoped /expected  0.018 

     

     

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    47 minutes ago, kenholland said:

    they should make little sample tins that way you can find which pellet suits you best.

    They do fella you can buy 50 @ a time I'll find a link.

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    It depends .Some of my  bsas (like many others ) dont shoot jsbs very well and prefer a barracuda pellet. This is a lighter barracuda so should work 

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    So i watched a vid today and these were tested for accuracy and down range energy retention .out of a hw .

    The accuracy was superb and the bc averaged out at 0.027 .which is very high for a .177 pellet especially a 9.5 grn one .

    In a pcp , Exacts are usually around 0.021 .heavies 0.026 .barracuda 10.5 - 0.024 .so these could be  better than all the above in all ways .

    Hope so .

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    Going back to the early 80's, I was using the .177 silhouettes in my HW80 to great effect, I'm sure they were pushing towards 11 grains and the .22 were in the region of 21 grains, but, I stand to be corrected.

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    On 19/12/2018 at 00:47, kernel gadaffi said:

    Going back to the early 80's, I was using the .177 silhouettes in my HW80 to great effect, I'm sure they were pushing towards 11 grains and the .22 were in the region of 21 grains, but, I stand to be corrected.

    I still have a couple of tins of these Silhouettes. They were the best hunting pellet I ever used. Regularly taking head shot bunnies at 40 yds with my 12 ft/lb HW77K until some ******* stole it, along with another 9 tuned air guns in a targeted burglary. 

    I keep them in case I revisit another HW77K and tune it up again. Maybe 2019 will be the year?

    I have been using the Barracuda hunter extreme (18.52 grains) in my HW99S in .22 and they are giving shot on shot at 27 yds (12 ft/lb rifle tuned by me) and I know Oldman has used them this afternoon in his Air arms 410 FAC taking feral pigeons out to 60 yds with no problems at all. Fine pellets.

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    I use .177 hunter extreems in a couple of my bsa s and they are excellent for accuracy and kills on head shots rabbits rats , squirrel  .etc .

    Picked up my tin of fts .today .hoping for some testing over xmas .

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