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Default Re: Vibratory trickler.

Had a conversation with Paul Hoskins yesterday, and he suggested trying 80-grain bullets in the Contender, (that has the 1:8 twist barrel on it), to try and get a subsonic load that I can actually hit something with. I thought I had some of the 80-grainers, but I don't. The heaviest I have are 70-grainers. I also have 69 and 63 grain bullets. Maybe one of them will work for a precise subsonic load. Honestly, I'm not that interested in subsonic. I'm interested in a "reloadable" .22 magnum or .22 long rifle. Something in the 1200 to 1600 f/s muzzle velocity range. It's not difficult to get to those MVs, it's just been impossible to get them go where I point them.

I might buy a pound of Tin Star if I can find it, but I don't have much hope that it will work any better than Trail Boss, and Trail Boss did not 'work' with the wide variety of bullets I tried.

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