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Unread postAuthor: sjog » Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:47 pm

Wood dowel--- you could even tip it with screws for weight and sting.
Wrap the "slugs" w/tape to make it snug in barrel.
I've shot dowel slugs in my 1.5 " barrel wrapped w/masking tape.
Dowels come in all sizes .You could even put vanes on them.
On burnt latke they put a diaphram on the back of the slug to trap gasses and make them faster. The diaphram also centers the slug in the barrel to shoot straight.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:21 pm

in my experience 1" marbles don't shatter on hard targets as easily as smaller marbles. Maybe its just my gun, but I have put a 1" marble through over 10 shots at a brick wall, until it ricocheted into the "bushes of no return"
R.I.P. expanding metal anchor and countless marbles.
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Unread postAuthor: A-98 » Sun Apr 01, 2007 10:53 pm

hot damn! i cleaned my room for 4 hours *ugh* and come back and this thing is 2 pages long. now i have to read them all.

thanks in advance, cause im sure ill get some good ideas.

EDIT: yes Frank, it seems that there is a phenomenon involving "bushes of no return" it would appear that they reside in the yard of every house in the world, preying on small, hard to find things. I myself have several of them, they claimed the life of a large neon green ball last year. probably the hardest thing to lose :?
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