EDgun slug inquiry

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    Terryb00
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    Hey Guys,
    Anybody with an EDgun in .22 or .25 ever try any of Nick Neilsen’s slugs in their guns? I've got R3M's in .22 and .25.
    I’m a curious EDgun and Neilsens fan.

    I have Neilsens .30 slugs for my R5 already, and am very pleased with them.
    Thanks,
    Terry

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    jwrabbit123
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    I did try Neilsen slugs in the 2 edguns I own 

    R-5 super long 30 caliber the 47 grains shot under 1 moa at 150m

    R-5 super mag in 25 caliber bolt acton , I tried a few slugs none grouped well in my gun ( I think they were too big for bore)

     

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    mmahoney
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    I tried 21, 23, 27, and 28 gr. Nielsen slugs at 100 yards, but my none made a group out of my .22 Leshiy.

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    Terryb00
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    mmahoney

    I tried 21, 23, 27, and 28 gr. Nielsen slugs at 100 yards, but my none made a group out of my .22 Leshiy.

    Thanks Mike.

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    Terryb00
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    jwrabbit123

    I did try Neilsen slugs in the 2 edguns I own 

    R-5 super long 30 caliber the 47 grains shot under 1 moa at 150m

    R-5 super mag in 25 caliber bolt acton , I tried a few slugs none grouped well in my gun ( I think they were too big for bore)

    Thanks JW.

     

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    wimpy101
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    jwrabbit123

    I did try Neilsen slugs in the 2 edguns I own 

    R-5 super long 30 caliber the 47 grains shot under 1 moa at 150m

    R-5 super mag in 25 caliber bolt acton , I tried a few slugs none grouped well in my gun ( I think they were too big for bore)

     

    At what speed did you shoot the slugs out of the R5 .30 ?

    I can't get them to group well in my R5 long .30, even though there is a lot of positive feedback on the .30 edgun slugs.

     

    Wimpy

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    Terryb00
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    Wimpy,

    I shoot NSA's slugs out of my ExtraLongR5 at 870's with great results.

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    wimpy101
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    Thanks!

    I will try!

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    jwrabbit123
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    My setting for slugs are reg set at 120 bar and 47 gr slugs going 920 fps

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    Halil61
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    At what speed did you shoot the slugs out of the R3M Long .22 cal ?

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    Technoman
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    I bought the R5 30 long to shoot NSA 47's. I tested with the Huma from 115 Bar to 130 Bar. The best results were at 130 at 895 fps. But…I could not beat the groups that I got with the 44 gr Edgun pellets. The POI even seemed to wander over the course of the day at times. I will do some more testing but the gun remains a pellet gun for now. My next gun will be a R5M in .25 with a dedicated slug barrel if Ed does one. Ed….are you listening ….?

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    I have had a similar experience. Huma reg at 130 adjusted to 900 FPS for 47 gr Nielsen slugs, 920fps for JSB 50 gr pellets. The pellets will give 1/2 inch groups at 50 yards, while the slugs seem to spiral and it’s hard to get 50 yard groups under 2 inches. Gets worse at 70 yards. Any idea why different people are having different results with these slugs ? Could they be clipping the baffles of the moderator? Would the fact that it was 30 degrees out effect slug stability but not pellets?

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    agnthooziast
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    jwrabbit123  WOW! You should shoot competition with that set up! I will go along and collect on that! 

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    intenseaty22
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    Эд himself just addressed this very topic. I posted to General because it seems to a more broad topic at the moment than just projectiles or guns. 

    https://www.airgunnation.com/topic/the-voice-of-reason/

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    intenseaty22

    Эд himself just addressed this very topic. I posted to General because it seems to a more broad topic at the moment than just projectiles or guns. 

    https://www.airgunnation.com/topic/the-voice-of-reason/

    That "voice of reason" hit the nail on the head for me. Got me thinkin' about my obsession to find accuracy with slugs. If I could buy barrels readily in any choice of bore and twist I'd probably spend more time machining and testing. If I thought I could duplicate  Rabbit's  47's at 150M I'd buy a super long tomorrow.  I'm looking at a hunting rig shooting ground squirrels  at no less than 50yds and often well over 100 in  often times swirling mountain winds. I think I'll just ride on with JSB .44's in my R5 .30 and wait to see what Ed comes up with next.  Seems like we're getting into some fun times with these PCP's with a lot of choices.  Thanks Ed !

    Cheers,Scott       

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