Pointed pellets are not accurate out of any of my guns to date. Whats the point??

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Good day all, What is the consensus on pointed pellets in general? I have shot em out of different .177 and .22 guns (h+n, jsb, crosman) and never have I had groups like dome pellets! The picture is not great but the hits with the x through them are .177 jsb straton from a multi pack I got (left side). Shot outta my new tx200 at 30 yards. Everything else was domes. This is the first shots out of it and the wind wasn't great. I bought a pack of .22 H&N silver points this summer and they were TERRIBLE. Least accurate out of my s510 and much less penetration vs domes. Which I thought was wierd!
 

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I found best used in sub 600fps stuff

Crosman I recall has 2 kinds

A semi pointed / domed hunter and the more pointed super points

The hunter semi pointed do ok to 50y and all most domed results
 
I grab d a tin of them cheap daisy pointed at Walmart once and man... Sad. Even in lower power pistol I got 7" fliers and that's close pistol ranges like 50' ..lol
I ordered a tin of h&n pointed that I heard shot great (can't remember the name). They were horrible in all my guns. All of the Daisy and Crosman pointed ones have been bad too.
 
OK so I'm not alone. Yeah the semi pointed crosmans out of my Slavia springer (500fps) were so-so. I also find you can't beat a dome for hunting either in the pellet world (hard hitting + accurate). I had a home made pellet trap set to 40 yards and the s510 blows through 5/8 plywood every shot with domes and would slap the 1/4 metal background. I bought the silver points bc they were cheap, not looking or needing the penetration. Every single one was stuck in the plywood and didn't go through. they cronied at 900 so speed wasn't the issue...hmmm
 
That's interesting cause at 50,y from the R9 @ 850+/- fps the crosman hunters grouped in a inch or so . Seems I got then group pictures in a forum thread somewhere . Honestly I was plesently surprised with them . Oh well..
 
I have never found pointed pellets to be accurate either.

My guess - for what it's worth - is that it's very difficult to manufacture these pellets so that the point is 100 percent dead central and consistent in every case. Round nose designs would be much more tolerant of manufacturing inconsistency and so generally more accurate.
 
Not a bad theory at all! Very counterintuitive as they usually bill them as hunting pellets but I need my hunting ammo to be accurate above all else! If they can't pass the paper test on a bench at various ranges they get relegated to plinking or storage in the hope they'll work in a different gun.
 
Not a bad theory at all! Very counterintuitive as they usually bill them as hunting pellets but I need my hunting ammo to be accurate above all else! If they can't pass the paper test on a bench at various ranges they get relegated to plinking or storage in the hope they'll work in a different gun.
Yes there hunting pellets cause your hunting any gun they might shoot well in .🤤
 
Good day all, What is the consensus on pointed pellets in general? I have shot em out of different .177 and .22 guns (h+n, jsb, crosman) and never have I had groups like dome pellets! The picture is not great but the hits with the x through them are .177 jsb straton from a multi pack I got (left side). Shot outta my new tx200 at 30 yards. Everything else was domes. This is the first shots out of it and the wind wasn't great. I bought a pack of .22 H&N silver points this summer and they were TERRIBLE. Least accurate out of my s510 and much less penetration vs domes. Which I thought was wierd!
I haven't had any luck with the pointed pellets as well. Can't get any to group in any of my rifles. They just sit in an ammo box lonely and alone, lol.
 

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