H&N or Haendler and Natermann are known for their quality pellets. If you are looking for accuracy and penetration then H&N pellets are what you want. Quality control is very high making these pellets very accurate in most pellet guns, especially break-actions. H&N pellets are made in Germany and held to the highest standards.
These are the .22 cal hollow point heavyweights….19.09 grains.
Let’s get a closer look at the hollow point.
The X hollowpoint ensures rapid expansion for maximum shock. These pellets are designed for hunting and it would be very hard to buy a better hunting pellet. If you want to try these in your pellet rifle or handgun, here is a link to buy them online at a discount…H&N Baracuda Hunter Extreme Hollow Point .22 cal Pellets.
If you want the ultimate in penetration and knock-down power from a .22 cal air rifle then you need to use the JSB Diabolo Jumbo Exact Monster…weighing in at 25.39 grains. This is the heaviest .22 cal pellet available and they are super accurate too.
…heavier pellets penetrate deeper than light and fast.
JSB makes the most accurate pellets available and they are reasonably priced too.
So why are they so accurate?
Specific pellet weights
Specially designed shape
Perfect distribution of center of gravity and alignment (balance)
So what are the most accurate 22 caliber air gun pellets?
**** Remember lighter and faster pellets are typically less accurate, so look for the heavier weights.
Here are the results of the 22 cal pellet accuracy test
Make and Model ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Group Size in inches
JSB Match Diabolo Exact Jumbo Heavy ~~~~ 0.194
Beeman Kodiak Extra Heavy ~~~~~~~~~~~~0.240
Crossman Pointed ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.336
Beeman H&N Match Wadcutter~~~~~~~~~~0.351
Predator Polymag~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 0.362
Beeman FTS Double Gold~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.368
JSB Match Diabolo Exact Jumbo Monster~~0.382
H&N Silver Point~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.484
JSB Match Diabolo Exact Jumbo RS~~~~~~0.497
RWS Superpoint Extra~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.625
Crossman Premier Hollow Point~~~~~~~~~0.625
H&N Rabbit Magnum II~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.775
Skenco Hyper-velocity Field Pellets~~~~~~~1.580