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Old April 30th, 2014, 23:15   #8
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FPS

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Originally Posted by Rossco66 View Post
How do you figure? He's at 1.48J now and a heavier BB will have a slower FPS

I guess he's referring to what's commonly known as "power creep", where a heavier BB will result in slower initial speed, and longer delay before the BB exits the barrel

This result in a bugger gas build up behind the BB and translates to an increase in energy.

Technically, if at 1.48J with .2, a gas gun will effectively have an higher energy output with heavier BBs; I wouldn't think that increase would be *that* high though; I'm sure there are charts around the web that people put up after actual tests

Edit:
Chaz, not exactly
Velocity and energy are tightly related; increasing weight doesn't increase kinetic energy, as the velocity also decrease
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Real life comparison,

GBBR- bang bang -- Giggle

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