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Dave Richards
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Curtis

I looked at the Wildcat on line, read a few reviews on the gun and it looks okay, seems to function just fine. What I don't like is all of the "plastic " like parts it's made from and st a 250.00 price point, you can buy 2 Rossi autos or bolt action 22 rifles that are in my opinion a better rifle for the money. The old Winchesters were made to last a lifetime and for 250.00 you can buy a nice older Winchester. Dave

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Re: Curtis

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I looked at the Wildcat on line, read a few reviews on the gun and it looks okay, seems to function just fine. What I don't like is all of the "plastic " like parts it's made from and st a 250.00 price point, you can buy 2 Rossi autos or bolt action 22 rifles that are in my opinion a better rifle for the money. The old Winchesters were made to last a lifetime and for 250.00 you can buy a nice older Winchester. Dave


Okay thanks

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Has anyone used the Aquila sss 60 grain to coon hunt?

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/2506135961

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Yes, I have used them, they do a great job. Remember that this 60 grain bullet will shoot to a different point of aim. Reset your scope if using one, or shoot with open sights and learn the point if aim. These are great bullets and pretty quiet, remember you are shooting a 60 grain bullet out of a 22 short hull. Dave

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Did you have any trouble getting a Coon out of a tall treetop?

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No, these shells hit very hard, they call them sniper round for a reason, they work.Like a 45 acp heavy bullet slower but deadly. Dave

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Thanks for the info

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Yes, I have used them, they do a great job. Remember that this 60 grain bullet will shoot to a different point of aim. Reset your scope if using one, or shoot with open sights and learn the point if aim. These are great bullets and pretty quiet, remember you are shooting a 60 grain bullet out of a 22 short hull. Dave


Thanks Dave, to cold and windy to do much testing but that's a nice chunk of lead.

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Curtis, you may want to shoot this round in different rifles to see which rifle shoots the round better. Different rifles have different barrel rifling twist rate and this can affect the accuracy of this round. Make sure the round is leaving a round hole on paper and not tumbling or going in sideways. If the round is leaving a clean round hole the rifling twist rate is okay for this round and will shoot accurately. Dave

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I was shooting it out of a little naa mini revolver, and it was tumbling at 7 yards. But I got to say, if you got slapped in the head side ways by one of those things flopping through the air it would be painful.

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It's definitely not a pistol round. Lol. Now out of a rifle with the right rifle twist it's an awesome round with a punch. Dave

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