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Testing a new pellet line

JTS pellet tins

Travis Whitney of JTS gave me several tins of their new JTS Dead Center domed pellets. He had .22 and .25 calibers, so that’s what I got. As you might expect, I plan to test them, but how? That is today’s great question.

Categories Ammo, Education / Training, Special/Unique 36 Comments

Get your Weedies!

Diana 27S

by Tom GaylordWriting as B.B. Pelletier This report covers: Bug Buster spawns crabgrass killer Da bomb Weedies A side benefit Safety Dandelions may be possible Summary Most of you are aware of the UTG Bug Buster line of compact scopes from Leapers. They got their name from the practice in which some airgunners shoot bugs … Read more

Let’s have fun!

M17 pellet

by Tom GaylordWriting as B.B. Pelletier This report covers: Background A powerful breakbarrel rifle A new multi-pumpA hunting pellet Youth target pellet rifle You’re cookin’ What’s this? Seen it all before Summary How about a weekend of fun? I have a game for everyone. It came to me yesterday as I was writing the report … Read more

Categories Accessories, Ammo, DIY, Fun, Multi Pump, PCP, Spring 98 Comments

The lowly pellet

by Tom GaylordWriting as B.B. Pelletier The four common pellet types (shapes) — dome, pointed, wadcutter and hollowpoint.  This report covers: The common shapes Wadcutter Semi-wadcutter Dome or round-nose Domed differences Pointed pellets Hollowpoints Trick pellets Summary Recently we looked at all four smallbore pellet calibers — .177. .20, .22 and .25. Today we look … Read more

Pellet calibers — why .25?: Part 4

Lincoln Jeffries rifle

by Tom GaylordWriting as B.B. Pelletier Part 1Part 2Part 3 The diabolo pellet exists in four smallbore calibers. This report covers: History When I got into airgunning Diana Others abound Springers, too Is it possible? Discussion Summary This is the final installment of this series. Today we look at the big quarter-inch bore — the … Read more

Pellet calibers — why .22?: Part 3

by Tom GaylordWriting as B.B. Pelletier The diabolo pellet exists in four smallbore calibers. Part 1Part 2 This report covers: History Huge deal! Application Hunting Drawbacks However Summary The .22 pellet was the most popular caliber in the United States for many decades in the early 20th century. We haven’t looked at this series for … Read more