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Old 4th May 2010, 02:04 PM
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Does anyone have any more information on what's happening with the Superfield "replacement"?

Are all the pellets being produced now made to the new spec'?
Anyone tried them and found they were quite good?

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Old 4th May 2010, 05:26 PM
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The latest superfields I had were/are superb, shot them all weekend at the classic.


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Old 5th May 2010, 10:49 PM
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hey all, tried the RWS superfields for the 1st time the other day in my merlyn and i found them to group quite well? only tried them cos the airgun centre had run out of daystate selects. are they supposed to be a copy of the diabolos then?
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Old 12th May 2010, 10:21 PM
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Run out of Daystate selects from last year,ordered new supply,groups opening out all over the place.
Looking at the new pellets they have the internal detent further into the head the waist has a collar and the length is different,to all intents and purposes they are a different pellet.
However before I sent them back I tried them out on my HW97 at 55yds, completely different results 15mm groups resulted compared to 48mm with the pcp.
The Superfields have a good grouping at 55yds about 25mm dia at with HW97 compared to 45mm dia with pcp most enlargement due to wind on horizontal plane.
Another pellet to consider is the FX,drop 50mm at 55yds and a group of 25mm dia with Hw97,not much difference with the pcp between Superfields and FX; groups of 45mmdia on both.
One thing I found, the pellets that shoot well with the springer have a long skirt which I think responds to the air blast and seal tight to the bore which the pcp's don't do as the air pulse being less fierce acts longer on the pellet and probably leaks past the skirt due to an inferior seal? Last years skirt dia was bigger than the new batch,also the head dia has been made larger.
Never the less it seems to work,now got to find a suitable pellet to replace last years 'selects'.
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Old 13th May 2010, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Dave Ramshead View Post
yes, latest batch are different. They look more like an unfluted superdome rather than a JSB derivative.
Yep that left hand pic is an old superdome without the ribs on the skirt.

Originally Posted by JEV View Post
Notice the pip on the LH (new type) pellet. This was a problem with Superdomes 20+ yr ago. It was found that if this pip or spur is rubbed or polished off on a course cloth accuracy is improved. The pip must affect air stability or cause eccentricity when spun by rifling.
Hehe yes I remember Dave Hammill always used to knock that pip off each pellet by brushing the head on the edge of his HW77 loading port
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