Originally Posted by neilL
- we shoot with the butt held in the shoulder which reduces any reverse movement of the rifle but when using the chrono everyone just holds the rifle loosely (relatively) which lets the rifle move backwards. Upshot is that the pellet velocity should be lower over the chrono than it would be when holding seated, etc.
Except with springers, which give a higher velocity when held lightly than when held tight. Strange but true.