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Gamo Raptor pellets?

Old 02-13-2006, 05:56 PM
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I got Some Gamo Raptor pellets and I had some Gamo Magnum pellets.
The raptors are supposed to shoot 25% faster. So I put them to the
test a 10 feet. First test at a notebook and the magnums mushroomed,
but the raptors went in about a centimeter farther, but didn't mushroom.
The second test was at a hard back book at 10 feet and the magnums went in further and mushroomed but the raptors did not mushroom. the third
test was into toilet papper. THe magnums went in further and mushroomed
but the raptors did not. So what would be better to hunt squirrels with the raptors or the mgnums?


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Old 02-13-2006, 05:57 PM
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Here are the magnums



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Old 02-13-2006, 06:53 PM
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I would use the Daisy Max speeds for hunting. The pointed pellets do not do as much damage as a flat nosed pellet. What gun are you using, and how many fps does it shoot?
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Old 02-13-2006, 07:34 PM
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A Daisy 880 at 750 feet per second

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how much are the raptors, they look like they cost a pretty penny
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Old 02-16-2006, 06:05 PM
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Old 02-17-2006, 01:57 PM
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DON'T USE DAISY PELLETS!!!!!!!!!!!!! I used to buy them and they always deform way too easily. I haven't tried raptors yet. Use them for squirrels. THe magnums would be better on starlings, sparrows, and morning doves, and stuff. A squirrel's skin is pretty thick and it's hard to place a pellet through its head, heart, lungs, or liver (least to say bone) with Crosman Hollow Points. Use the raptors and test the results. I would say the higher velocity for any amount of yardage because it doesn't really matter, just as long as you can put a pellet into it. Besides, you can shoot squirrels at longer ranges with the raptors because of the increased velocity. USE THE RAPTORS.
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I use Wad cutter pellets thru my Gamo shadow 1000. I never have a problem with these thing penetrating. Every squirrel I have shot with these ends up falling to the ground before they knew what hit them. If you gun doesn't have the speed or energy DON'T use wadcutters. The magnums are good but doesn't do the job as quickly. They both work equally as well for head shots but I always end up with body shots.
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