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Old 11-08-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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I just bought one of those ruger break barrel pellet rifles because I have a huge squirrel problem at work...so far I've killed three of the bastards. If someone is thinking about buying one for hunting small game I recommend it but i have yet to try it at long distance.

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i use an older pellet gun that i got probly 15yrs ago... killed three woodchucks with it this summer from 10 to 25 yards. pellet guns are pretty impressive little monsters

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I use those .177 destroyer pellets...scary stuff
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I have a 177 Crosman Phantom. It was checked with a chrono right at 1040 FPS every shot. As long you keep it close range you will be just fine. Don't buy the expensive 22 cal pellet rifles. I bought a Benjamin nitro. After about 1000 rounds the thing fell apart. I took it back to Walmart and got my money back. Just about all pellet rifles have one of a few power plants. They all are the same thing with different furniture.

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I want one, I used to work with a guy that was on an air gun forum. One of the guys on the forum used the air rifle for blasting prairie dogs in Lubbock, TX.

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I have a 177 Crosman Phantom. It was checked with a chrono right at 1040 FPS every shot. As long you keep it close range you will be just fine. Don't buy the expensive 22 cal pellet rifles. I bought a Benjamin nitro. After about 1000 rounds the thing fell apart. I took it back to Walmart and got my money back. Just about all pellet rifles have one of a few power plants. They all are the same thing with different furniture.
How could I check my fps?
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Pics of the rifle or the kills?
Both. Any and all im interested in seeing the gun and what it can do.
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