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Old February 20th, 2009, 20:34   #31
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Exactly, and I had the stock Well inner barrel in there.
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Old February 23rd, 2009, 15:48   #32
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Originally Posted by CJay View Post
Just remember - anything over 400 fps is gonna play havoc with ur hop especially in cold weather. Alotta ppl seem to think that increasing ur fps will increase accuracy and range. Just not true unless u have a few hundred dollars to spend on upgrades. Power isn't what the game is about and that's why slot of the good 2000 dollar guns shoot circa 350fps. They are more accurate and have much more stable flight for bbs.

Also remember that bb weight has a good deal to do with accuracy. Generally speakin the heavier the bb the more stable the trajectory of the ball will be. Barrel length and diameter also play a part but generally speakin using a good gun that fires 300-320 with 0.25 bbs will be far more beneficial than using a cannon thAt fires over 400fps.

Hope that helps a little
That did for me at least, very insightful, thanks for the post

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Old February 23rd, 2009, 16:12   #33
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I downgraded my bolt action from 470 FPS to 440 FPS and I saw a HUGE increase in range and accuracy.

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