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Old 11-24-2009, 12:10 PM
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Quantity of High-Pressure Air

Originally Posted by Charlotte View Post
... I'm amazed to see according to the table
that AOM posted that the R7 is quieter than the Daisy 853....
Air is the culprit!
High-pressure air is the real noise culprit.
And, CO2 under pressure acts the same as air,
_ so you might as well toss it into the same pot.

Spring-piston guns are the quietest because they use
_ the smallest amount of high-pressure air.
By the time the pellet gets to the muzzle,
_ the air in a springer is under a lot less pressure
_ than the muzzle blast from a PCP or other pneumatic.
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