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Unread postAuthor: roughboy » Fri May 19, 2006 10:52 pm

Has any one used a 3/8'' steel ball in there pneumatic gun.By the way these steel balls are sling shot ammo.if so then could you please tell me the details on what happened to the target after shooting it.and how far did it went.and last, will it kill someone or just bruise them.
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Unread postAuthor: ProfessorAmadeus » Fri May 19, 2006 10:58 pm

why? are you planning on killing someone? well any ways ive used 1/2 in steelies in my marble gun and it went cleen through a solid wood door. so they are good but be sure that you have some thing behind the target so it wont keep going.
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Unread postAuthor: SpudStuff » Fri May 19, 2006 11:11 pm

yah hese right i scored on some steel balls designed to be shot out of a 68 calibre paintball gun. they fit perfectly in my 3/4 inch sch 80 PVC barrel. they went through three layers of a cinder brick layed horisontally
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Unread postAuthor: Darkside 6ix » Fri May 19, 2006 11:20 pm

is it me or are you exatuating a little bit
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Unread postAuthor: sgort87 » Sat May 20, 2006 12:21 am

(Layin em horizontally could mean that it just went through the holes that are already there. :P )
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Unread postAuthor: SpudStuff » Sat May 20, 2006 12:44 am

good point i didn't read that .

"why? are you planning on killing someone? well any ways ive used 1/2 in steelies in my marble gun and it went cleen through a solid wood door. so they are good but be sure that you have some thing behind the target so it wont keep going."

yah a 1/4 inch thich balsa wood door.
youre not gonna go through that thick of wood . you may dent it but you won't go through it. and if you did the ball wouldn't keep going
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Unread postAuthor: roughboy » Sat May 20, 2006 12:51 am

don't worry not going to kill someone just wanna get the pic. of how strong the gun is.
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