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If most of your shots are 10 yds with the occasional 18 yd shot on pest birds and squirrels you should get setup with a 10 – 12 fpe airgun. That close of ranges even 10 fpe can be allot and have pass thrus on pest birds. I get people commenting on some of my videos about how much power I am using. They say “man you must be using a .22 at 30 fpe for a hit like that” I say no its a .177 @ 10.6 fpe @ the muzzle and the shots are 18 – 21 yds. A nice soft shooting springer or pcp if you want quick follow up shots would be perfect at 10 – 12 fpe. I have two pcp setup for lower power one is .177 and gets over 160 shots on a fill and the other is a 15 fpe .22 carbine that gets something north of 70 shots a fill. I dont remember the last time I filled them:)