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The more solid and heavy the target the more damage to the pellet. A light weight target absorbs much of the energy from the pellet by moving itself, allowing the pellet to remain somewhat intact so it can bounce off. In other words a heavy solid target completely destroys the pellet. (See my Avatar pic) Also if you get a glancing blow it can ricochet of the edge of the target. There are many forces at work when a projectile hits something. See this interesting video: http://airgunnation.dev/topic/projectiles-at-1000000-fps-frames-per-second/