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Old 12-05-2011, 03:50 PM   #11
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I have a Gamo Big Cat 1200 it comes with a 4x32 scope this rifle is extreamly accurate once lts broken in its a .177 cal. I use Crossman Ultra Magnum 10.5 Grain pellets aim for the eye even if your off a little its still a head shot. I have dumped 100s of these tree rats this way. I have also been very succesful with 10.5 Grain Kodiacs,Crossman Destroyers and Gamo Red Fires. These pellets all group pretty much the same out of my rifle. My longest kill shot with this rifle has been 43 yards but you can set this gun up to be super deadly inside 30 yards. Another thing is the scope spend a few bucks on a scope made for pellet rifles regular scopes cant take the pounding the spring dishes out Im on my third but Ive pushed 1000s of pellts through this rifle. One other thing the trigger is cheap but its an adjustable two stage trigger and you can upgrade this rifle with things like a trigger or gas piston
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Walmart sells a dual barrelled beeman that puches 1200 or so with both barrels that way you have both worlds
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Walmart sells a dual barrelled beeman that puches 1200 or so with both barrels that way you have both worlds
I have one. Mine is set up with the 22 barrel and I put a 2-7x32 AO air rifle scope. The 4X that came with it is useless. Mine likes the Crossman Hunter pellets and is very accurate. A friend has the same one and uses it to kill rabbits at 50'-75'. He aims for the head and has not had any run off.
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I have one. Mine is set up with the 22 barrel and I put a 2-7x32 AO air rifle scope. The 4X that came with it is useless. Mine likes the Crossman Hunter pellets and is very accurate. A friend has the same one and uses it to kill rabbits at 50'-75'. He aims for the head and has not had any run off.
I have one also but i bought mime NIB at an auction for $50 with a walther 3x9x32 air rigle scope thrown in. I also have an early 90's gamo sasquatch pump up that they used to train for the olympics that has a 3-12x40 benjamin air rifle scope on it. Its also .177 or 22. I shoot the 177 more with destroyers by crossman. I had to stop usen it cuz my hag of a neighbor called the cops sayin i was "using a sniper rifle on the stray cats" there was at one time about 60 stray/feral/abandoned cats around my house. All because it has a suppressor/componsator on the end of it.

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If you want to spend the full $300 get what I used to have,the RWS Diana 350 magnum.It will easily shoot a lead .22cal pellet @1,000.You put a wadcutter pellet from that into a squirrel and I guarantee you will drop them faster than a .22LR bullet,don't listen to critisizim on that statement,I have witnessed it first hand many times over.
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If you want to spend the full $300 get what I used to have,the RWS Diana 350 magnum.It will easily shoot a lead .22cal pellet @1,000.You put a wadcutter pellet from that into a squirrel and I guarantee you will drop them faster than a .22LR bullet,don't listen to critisizim on that statement,I have witnessed it first hand many times over.
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