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Old August 25th, 2008, 20:53   #1
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Heavy Weight bbs

I have been looking everywhere and I can not find 6mm bbs over 0.3g. Does anyone know where I could get a hold of some.

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Old August 25th, 2008, 21:02   #2
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0.30g is the most available of the heavy weighted bb's.

However... there is a 0.43g available...
On a local board we are going to do a group order... seems to be no-name brand bb's but we will take a chance...
Link for 0.43g:
http://airsoftoutletnw.net/index.php...hk=1&Itemid=28
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Old August 25th, 2008, 21:06   #3
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they have some made by SIIS and under the tab other (no name).
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Old August 25th, 2008, 21:12   #4
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there are bbs that are over the weight of .30g. Straight makes those, but most of them are graphite coated, messing up your hop-up, thus throwing off your accuracy. You can wash off the silver coating of these bbs but its very tedious to do. Furthermore, these bbs are hard to find.

in the meantime, just stick to .30g
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Old August 25th, 2008, 21:23   #5
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I believe 0.34 gram aluminum bbs are available... IIRC 0.88g steel bbs are also available...
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Old August 25th, 2008, 22:52   #6
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Alright thanks for the information guys. Appreciate it.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 23:17   #7
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I believe 0.34 gram aluminum bbs are available... IIRC 0.88g steel bbs are also available...
.34 are most definitely plastic still, as I have used .43's and they are 100% plastic. The .88's might be aluminum.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 23:19   #8
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i have here .878g bbs (6mm solid steel ball bearing )for gas powered guns. hit me up if interested.

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Old August 26th, 2008, 20:09   #9
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Its funny that you mention that, I was just taking a look at this today.
Wikipedia is your friend. (unless the creator of the article is stupid)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airsoft_pellets
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Old August 26th, 2008, 20:14   #10
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IIRC you can get the 6mm steel bbs from any transmission shop as they are transmission bearings.... I could be wrong though
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Old August 26th, 2008, 20:19   #11
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Scarecrow on the forums is the man behind BB Bastard. He said he will be creating a .34g product. You can look at his thread on the topic. Just hold out for another 6 months, a year at the most and it should be here.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 00:46   #12
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there are bbs that are over the weight of .30g. Straight makes those, but most of them are graphite coated, messing up your hop-up, thus throwing off your accuracy. You can wash off the silver coating of these bbs but its very tedious to do. Furthermore, these bbs are hard to find.

in the meantime, just stick to .30g
why do they coat them then? also why do people still ask for them?

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Old August 27th, 2008, 01:02   #13
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I wouldn't want to be hit by metal ball bearings. Why would you play with these unless you are sniper that is very very good at respecting minimum engagement distance accorinding to weight and energy on impact. If your gun is hot enough to propel nearly 1 gram metal bbs, I'm not playing with you It's basically an air/pellet gun.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 09:02   #14
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Anything above .30gr is tricky - actually going above .28gr reliably was tricky. The .30gr BB I sell and that anyone else sells is actually not pure ABS plastic - it has additives to bring up the weight.

My problem is the additive we use tops out at .30gr so we have to find another additive that offers greater weight and density options that does not interfere with the molding process or the polishing process. So far thats been very difficult to find. I did test one batch of test .34's sent to me and didn't like them - the surface pitted during the polish process. This is why I suspect the graphite BBs are popular as a heavier BB. They use a colored BB and then add graphite powder to cover up the pitting, and then market it as some kind of BB enhancement, when it fact all it does it gum up your hopup and if you wash the BB, you're again left with pitting.

No easy answers on this one folks - plus there is the ever present volume issue - people are just not buying heavy weight BBs in quantity. This year .20 and .25 are way ahead in sales compared to .28 and .30. Perhaps I've sold 50 bags of .30 product so far - so the incentive to manufacture and carry heavy weight product really isn't there. I've got about 5 years of .30 product in stock based on that sales volume.

P.S. Aside from the obvious danger of shooting ball bearings, ball bearings will ruin the inner barrel by scoring it as its fired. Not recommended.
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My problem is the additive we use tops out at .30gr so we have to find another additive that offers greater weight and density options that does not interfere with the molding process or the polishing process.
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