Originally Posted by durak
very, it doesnt say much on the subject in the links i posted, but 407 FPS is the point where an airsoft gun becomes harmful in the eyes of the RCMP and feds, thus relagating the airsoft gun into the uncontrolled firearm. this mark was found with the pig eye test. they take a pigs eye, shoot it with guns of varying velocity, and the velocity where it damages it is the minimum velocity for an airsoft gun shooting a .2g pellet or BB. this is where the 407 mark came from.
I'm trying to understand how this came to be. I'd understand why they'd want to relegate the airsoft gun into the uncontrolled realm, but then that would make the existence of Cansoft hard to explain. What was the logic here?