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Ammo Testing Results

SK Magazine ammo

Last night I performed the second round of ammo testing for my rifle. This article serves as a sequel to 'My First Rifle' which explains the purchase of my first rimfire rifle and the initial ammo testing I performed with it.

This second round of testing was done in the same way as the first, except that I tested the ammo in reverse order (to make sure the lubricated SK Mag. I used first last time wasn't having any impact on subsequent rounds). I was also better prepared this time for the drop in height of the CCI Quiet rounds, so was able to test them properly.

The results of the second...

My First Rifle

A 5-shot group of SK Mag. rounds at 50m

I have always wanted to try shooting, so when I read in the newspaper that there would be a mobile air-rifle range at the 2014 Coffs Coast 4WD, Caravan & Camping Show I went to try it out. While there, I also had a talk to the guys from the Coffs Harbour Rifle Club and found out that they shoot each Wednesday night in Howard Street. That Wednesday night I went along for the first time and so began my passion for target shooting.

I soon joined the club, got my firearms licence and, eventually, a 'permit to acquire' (allowing me to purchase my own rifle). The plan was to initially purchase...