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#3009720 - 10/31/12 07:08 PM Re: 250 xtp's [Re: fullstream]
Tar12
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Registered: 10/25/12
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 Originally Posted By: fullstream
Thanks guys, I think i'm just gonna get 250 sst's and stop trying to be a cheap skate.... ;\)

Tho the SSTs will be more aerodynamic but they are not any tougher.2 50 grn pellets will net you around 1800-1850 fps IIRC. In order to get 2 holes you are going to need go to a tougher bullet...namely a copper bullet if you want consistant reliable penetration at those fps. or bump up to a 300 grn bullet as has been suggested...but then you have more recoil. If this do not appeal to you do as suggested and keep it under 100yds.

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#3011268 - 11/01/12 04:58 PM Re: 250 xtp's [Re: Tar12]
Gravey
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Registered: 07/20/05
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I shoot 240 grain XTP's out of my encore and have never had a problem. Shot them in a Knight T5 Woodsman for years before that with no issue. I love 'em. Definitely don't get the 180 or 185 grains as they don't pass through.
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