I know for a fact that a 400fps .177 pointy pellet isn't that great on small animals, been tested on a skunk (not me, a long time ago, don't ask).
It took way more shots than you'd want to bring it down
Originally Posted by Brian McIlmoyle
Real life comparison,
GBBR- bang bang -- Giggle
AEG-- merrrzip merrzip -- meh