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Old 25th September 2010, 07:39 PM
PeteM PeteM is offline
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My Conclusions.

Because Diablo Pellets are Drag Stabilised & Spin Stabilised the Magnus Effect does not affect them unless the wind is perpendicular to the path of flight.
Then the Magnus Effect is quite small out to 55 yards.

BUT as the velocity of the pellet drops, I believe the pellet then develops yaw and the Magnus Effect comes into operation. This definitely happens at 100 yards, but only if the wind is perpendicular to the path of flight of the pellet.
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