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Old 11th April 2014, 05:51 AM
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Sitting or standing Neil?
How many shots?

If they're yours standing then you're in the wrong game pal! Olympic 10m beckons
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Old 11th April 2014, 07:06 PM
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They were done standing at thirty six yards.
I shot 1 pellet at each target then when I hit the bull I didn't want to spoil it, so I aimed at the next and did the same again.
The third bull I shot 2 or 3 at it and the same again at the next bull, then went and bloody spoilt it with the shot to the left.
Doing groups like that though doesn't mean nowt to me as we all know the wind makes all the difference.
What I find ammusing is we can read the wind at 55 yards but get caught out on the sillys at a distance of only 36 yrd.
I was lucky with those shot's as there wasn't any wind unless there was a slight breeze that took it into the kill.
Let your shooting do the talking.
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Old 12th April 2014, 03:31 AM
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Default Practice Groups!

I was practicing sitting, kneeling and standing shots with distances varying between 21 and 48 yards(light variable wind). The targets are 1" and I was trying to put 3 shots in each target before moving to the next one. As you can see below, the groups are not very good...
While I was struggling to hit my targets, a fly had the nerve to land on my cardboard target backer and "challenge" me! 48 yards, sitting, one chance, my 12 FPE Steyr and the fly... the challenge was on!
My proudest moment.

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Old 12th April 2014, 06:26 AM
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5 shots @ 5p size group 17yards standing
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Old 12th April 2014, 04:54 PM
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RAW TM1000

JSB Express, 5 shots @ 55 yards taken prone off a bipod indoors.

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Old 24th June 2016, 05:20 PM
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A couple of targets I shot July last year in an informal comp, both shot prone, no rest, outside in a field at 30 yards.
Bottom target shot with a FX Cyclone carbine .177 fitted with ZOS 10-40x50 (set at 10x) using JSB 4.52 8.44 gr straight from tin
Top target shot with a SMK QB78 .177 fitted with dioptre sights using Crosman Premier (boxed) 7.9 gr straight from box
As others have said - there's always the one shot!
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Old 24th June 2016, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by dia6olo View Post
RAW TM1000

JSB Express, 5 shots @ 55 yards taken prone off a bipod indoors.

Shown next to a 5 pence piece.
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Try a pull through and lube your pellets the groups may improve
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Old 25th June 2016, 07:07 PM
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Some of the least-worst efforts I've managed:

AA MPR / 400 with floating barrel, benched at 35yd outside with AA Express straight from the tin; 10 shots, 7mm c-c:

Same rifle benched at 55yd outside with weight-sorted and inspected AA Express; 10 shots, 14mm c-c:

LH target - Huma-regged, self-set-up BSA R10 Mk2 with ECHF barrel, benched at 100yd outdoors with unsorted AA Express straight from the tin. Around 52mm c-c:

Irritatingly the barrel quality on the R10 is crap and it doesn't group as well as this group might suggest at more sensible ranges..
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Old 25th June 2016, 07:13 PM
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I found Bisley Magnums grouped much better in the R10 than any of the JSB varieties I tried.
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Old 25th June 2016, 09:30 PM
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Thanks - I've heard this a lot too but haven't tried them (yet) as I've never found them to be much cop in the past compared to JSBs.

That said I can see why they might do better through the R10 though, since the badger's arse rough surface finish on the lands smears lead off the skirt of the pellet - a thicker skirt that's less prone to expansion might resist this process..

Here's a rather sorry looking Express recovered after being fired through the R10:

Anyway - back on topic!
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