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Will shooting .177 pellets backwards hurt a spring piston air rifle. i know that their not as accurate and they do fragment on i

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  • habben97
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    or you could just buy hollow point pellets.....

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  • mspl8sdcntryboy
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    The main reason for shooting pellets backwards is because they will expand like hollow point rounds. I do this when shooting rats at close range, no problems so far.

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  • small game sportsman
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    you could, but why would you want to. They will not fly half as well as putting them in the right way.

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  • Clay Cooper
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    Shot'em both ways in air rifle competition training and at 33 feet, worked just fine

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  • deerhunterrick
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    They will not hurt anything except accuracy. The cone is for sabilizing the pellet in flight nothing more. As for sealing the pellet. Not likely as the pressue from a pellet rifle is not enough to disort the lead casing and the pellet is soft enough to follow the rifling in the barrel. The rifling is not that deep and the pellet is not that big to make a difference.

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  • Dbetzner
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    why would you want to?

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  • Ga hunter
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    I don't know if putting any projectile in a gun backwards is a good idea...

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  • jhjimbo
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    They will not seal to the inside of the barrel. The velocity will be less as air will escape around the pellet. I do not know if that will hurt the gun.

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  • Will shooting .177 pellets backwards hurt a spring piston air rifle. i know that their not as accurate and they do fragment on i

    Will shooting .177 pellets backwards hurt a spring piston air rifle. i know that their not as accurate and they do fragment on impact. just wondering cause my friend thinks they will hurt his gun.

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