GAMO PELLETS 5.5MM PBA PLATINUM (75CT) uses enhanced non-lead alloy to generate velocities up to 30% faster than most lead pellets. Platinum PBA offers enhanced accuracy maximum penetration for hunting.
Weight: 0.63g (9.72gr)
Minimum Energy: 14 J
Hunting Use: Medium Game Bird Game
A pellet is a non-spherical projectile designed to be fired from an air gun. Air gun pellets differ from bullets and shot used in firearms because of the pressures encountered: airguns operate at pressures as low as 50 atmospheres while firearms operate at thousands of atmospheres. Airguns generally use a slightly undersized projectile that is designed to obturate upon shooting so as to seal the bore and engage the rifling firearms have sufficient pressure to force a slightly oversized bullet to fit the bore in order to form a tight seal. Since pellets may be shot through a smoothbore barrel, they are often designed to be inherently stable, much like the Foster slugs used in smoothbore shotguns.