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#3563455 - 01/27/14 04:22 PM Air Rifles
cruff10
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Registered: 08/26/04
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Loc: Wartburg, TN (Morgan Co)

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With the lack of .22 ammo i'm looking at getting an Air Rifle. I've looked at gamos, like the Silent Cat.

I'm going to be using it for squirrel hunting when the dogs got the squirrels treed.

I can't decide between a .22 or .177 and the speed. Is 1250 FPS going to get 90% of the jobs done? Or is it just shot placement?

I'm looking for a good alternate to the .22

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#3563620 - 01/27/14 06:23 PM Re: Air Rifles [Re: cruff10]
FOX FIRE
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Loc: Mt. Eagle

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I've been want'n a good one for a few years now, hope'n to get one after tax time, cant decide if its gonna be a PCP or a spring powered gun,a .177 shoots nice & flat but I'm lean'n more tward a .22.

Heres a good place to gather food for thought before you decide, lots of info on about any gun you want to learn about.

http://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/index.php?action=forum
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#3563925 - 01/27/14 08:54 PM Re: Air Rifles [Re: FOX FIRE]
pressfit
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Registered: 12/28/09
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a .177 will kill a squirrel no problem.. I always try for head shots...
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#3566364 - 01/29/14 11:22 AM Re: Air Rifles [Re: pressfit]
wobblegobble
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Registered: 02/08/10
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My 11yr old has a beeman .22 /.177 came with 2 barrels! Deadly
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#3570709 - 02/01/14 10:09 AM Re: Air Rifles [Re: wobblegobble]
trealtree
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Registered: 09/29/04
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Loc: Middle Tennessee

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Don't buy speed, buy accuracy. Check your other post I commented more on that thread
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