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Gamo .177 Cal, 8.2 Grains, Round Lead Balls, 250ct

Gamo .177 Cal, 8.2 Grains, Round Lead Balls, 250ct

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PY-P-78

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  • .177
  • 8.2 grains
  • Round balls
  • 250 per tin



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Item Code: GA-632032454 [PY-P-78]

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Caliber0.177" (4.5mm)
Ammo TypeRound Balls
Weight8.2gr
Quantity250

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By Kirk from USA on 2016-05-07
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Things I liked: Perfect ammo for my recently purchased Daisy 880 air rifle, being .177, the Gamo round lead ball.make use of the 880's rifling and though not as accurate as a diabolo pellet, they really "pack a punch"!!!

Things I would have changed: Not a thing...they are well suited for my Daisy 880/

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By John from USA on 2016-02-05
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Things I liked: This pellet did not have any performance characteristics that would convince me to purchase this one again. The attraction for me was that it was round and is actually a lead BB. In my opinion, by this pellet being round and not shaped to have a skirt was the flaw with this pellet. I believe that without the skirt, when shot, compressed air could get around this pellet due to it not being perfectly round, causing it to have a high extreme spread. In half of the breach loadings, the pellet would move almost a quarter inch down the barrel. I would lightly tap the bottom of the butt, after closing the breech, to move the pellet back towards the breech opening.

Things I would have changed: Nothing you can do with a round lead ball.

What others should know: I tested this pellet shooting 10 shot groups from 4 different .177 air guns. I also chronographed each shot over a Competition Electronics Digital Prochrono. The temperature was 38 degrees and overcast skies and calm to no wind at all. The air rifles used and the 10 shot group results are: Gamo Hunter "220" had an average velocity of 657.6 fps with a low of 604 fps and a high of 801 fps for an extreme spread of 279, Beeman RS2 Silver Kodiak averaged 697.1 fps with a low of 593 fps and a high of 751 fps for an extreme spread of 158, Gamo Big Cat 1250 averaged 752 fps with a low of 694 fps and a high of 803 fps for an extreme spread of 109 fps, and the Ruger Air Magnum averaged 796.1 fps with a low of 670 fps and a high of 880 fps for an extreme spread of 210 fps. Overall I did not have any enjoyment shooting this pellet at a 12"x12" target with a 1" bullseye, that was why I gave it 1 star in performance and accuracy, pellets were all over the target with 5 hits out of 40 on the bullseye

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By Robert from USA on 2015-12-19
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Things I liked: #1: SCREW ON TOP! Thank you Gamo! Price was good for taking a chance. A ton of Bullseye Bucks bought me 2000 rounds balls - 1000 in .177 and 1000 in .22 and shipping, so I did not pay a dime. I am waiting on my brother's .22 Benji so we can try them out, but the .177 are nice and pretty uniform. They shoot great from my CP1-M CO2 pistol and penetrate well. They seem to flatten out better when used against hard targets than the JSB pellets of similar weight (clocked at about 500FPS - I have not had time to chrony the round balls, but I would say they are running a bit faster) and are less prone to ricochet.

Things I would have changed: So far so good.

What others should know: The .177 look pretty good (round and uniform). The .22's look a bit rougher and not as uniformly round. I will be updating if I have a chance to shoot the .177 ball with the Marauder and I will post a review of the .22 caliber balls, although I must admit I am not confident that they will shoot well given the rough casting and surface irregularities.

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  • Michael from USA asked:

    I'm sure this has been explained already but I'm a noob so forgive me. Everyone says BBs are bad for a rifled barrel. I get these aren't BBs by definition, but I'm confused why using a .177 BB is bad but a .177 lead ball is ok? Can someone please explain it so my thick skull can understand? I'd hate to accidentally ruin my guns by using these when I shouldn't. Thank you so much in advance.

    • Gregory from Canada asked:

      Will these .177cal lead round ball work well with a Crosman 1377 ?

      • martin from USA:

        Crosman 1377 is a 177cal isn't it? That should answer ur question

    • William from USA asked:

      If these can't or shouldn't be used in BB guns, then what earthly good are they? For what are they intended to be used?

      • Dan the Man from USA:

        Airguns that shoot pellets in .177 caliber.

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