Reply To: FX reveals the "Crown" and the Smooth Twist "X" barrel system!

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GriffyGriff
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I’m slightly confused with the new model which now has full rifling instead of the Smooth Twist configuration.  Does this signify that FX will now be moving back to traditional rifling? Even with the ability to select inner barrels with differing twist rates, won’t the majority of people still be sticking with quality JSB pellet variants? I’m sure it’s not just the pellet head & skirt dimensions that will come into play when forcing the pellets to rotate at a specific rate that contribute to accuracy, its also how consistently dense the pellet head/body is to ensure consistent flight etc.  People will still check different pellets to see which one is best for that rifle/barrel/power configuration and so I don’t really see what this solves.  I really rate FX guns, but to me I wonder if it a case of  “The Emperor’s New Clothes”