# Or you can just flip the forumla around.

June 19 2012 at 9:13 PM

Paul O.  (Login libertyman777)
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Response to what speed cannot be exceeded and stay under 20fpe limit with given wt pellets

I have this taped to my workbench.

v = sqrt [(fpe * 450240)/wt]

v = velocity in fps, wt = pellet weight.

Take the highest fpe you want to work with 19.9 or 11.9 (or whatever), multiply that number by the common factor 450240, divide the result by the pellet weight in question and take the square root of that result and Voila!

19.9 x 450240 = 8959776

8959776/10.5 = 853312

And the square root of 853312 = 923.75 fps

Same deal with 12 fpe guns. Figure up the desired fpe for anything, 20, 12, 15, 100, whatever. The variable is projectile weight.

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