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It doesn’t necessarily mean that.

It’s just a few groups for a start so it could just as easily mean that a gust of wind blew when you shot the Wildcat group. Two identicle pellets flying at the same speed from two different guns would both be effected by wind… The Vulcan does not have any special wind effect minimization technology unless you invented it. If you did, please can I buy one?

It could also be that you didn’t shoot as well with the Wildcat. Could be that you are more used to the Vulcan or it happens to fit you better. 

Another potential explanation is on is that the speed was wrong for the Wildcat. I have read that ST barrels sometimes do better at slightly lower velocities than LW or CZ barrels. Setting them up to shoot at the same speed might seem like a fair test but a more meaningful test would be to find the best pellet and speed combo for each rifle. 

The Wildcat I tried didn’t have a horizontal spread like that and if you look at some of the groups posted by others, you find the same. It might be worth figuring out why it’s happening on your one. Both guns are capable of comparable accuracy at that distance. 

 

All of your points are valid. I have also read that st barrels shoot well at lower velocity. Ted also said somewhere that it is best to shoot at around 900 fps. Mine is at 890 at the moment. But a friend of mine has an impact and his 25 barrel shoots best at 950 fps with jsb kings.

When i was shooting both guns the wind was light and consistent from left to right. And as you know that every barrel shapes up and spins the pellet differently so that’s why the thought of one getting more effected by the wind.
Will shoot again and share the results.