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Old 23rd July 2011, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Adam View Post
No, the .22 is still larger (frontal area) so would have more drag and hence would drop more. In a vacuum you'd be correct, but not in air.
Actually, it's the .177 pellet that experiences more drag, (it has a greater surface area in relation to its mass).

For the purposes of this discussion, .22 pellets drop more, .177 pellets slide more. As such, .177 is more forgiving of ranging errors, and .22 is more forgiving of windage errors.
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