Re: H&N Sniper Mediums

January 30 2018 at 7:35 AM
Tom Holland   (Login xbowsniper)
YF12


Response to H&N Sniper Mediums

It's a hit or miss thing with these pellets, in a lot of different guns as well as barrels. It also depends on the lot #, as well as when they were manufactured.
I shoot these in my 12 ft. Lb. Marauder set up for WFTF PCP division. The original ones that I competed with in the 2016 Pyramyd Air Cup, shot deadly out of it, and ate the wind up at the longer distances. When everyone was holding 3 inches out of the kill zone, I was aiming left or right edge, not even an inch. Recorded second highest score of that competition.
Unfortunately, the quality of those pellets went downhill after that, they had a lot of flaws on the domes, when looked at under a magnifying glass. They are slowly getting better, but not as good as that original batch. All of my springers and all guns I have with Lothar Walther barrels do not like them. My Marauder and 1720T love them.
One difference that I have noticed, is, the original batch also had much larger skirts as compared to the ones produced now.
If you take a look at my video on my Field Target Tech Channel, I compare Sniper Mediums out of my Marauder vs. Air Arms out of my Steyr. Each of those groups was 30 shots.
Hope this helps shed some light,

Tom Holland
Sniperxbow60x@aol.com
Assistant Match Director
Eastern Suffolk Competitive Airgunners Association (ESCAA) Long Island NY escaaclub.com

 
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