.22 cal bb

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  1. milfordjr

    milfordjr New Member

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    Is .22 allowed ?
    It is smaller than 1/4 bb, i am working on a belt fed system that will fire the 22 pellets in a bolt style barrel with .22 barrel liner as the main barrel if not allowed i will still build it but just for show. Would love to mount it on my missouri though. If it works as planned it will fire 25-30 rounds per min with fairly good accuracy because of rifled barrel
     
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    No. Not allowed. In any case, the cannons are limited in max penetration... can't shoot thru 2" of blue DOW insulating foam. If they do, they fail.
     
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    And the rate of fire is limited to like every 6 or 8 seconds.

    And the landowners would pitch a fit over lead projectiles being fired into the lake.
     
  4. SnipeHunter

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    Not in any rule set I've heard of.

    We tend to shoot at pretty short ranges and low velocities (typically <300fps).

    If you interested in shooting something larger than a .177" check out "Big Gun" I think there is a midwest group near you. But they have even more stringent requirements than fast gun does, they actually use a penetration test. Your rate of fire would probably fit in with their slower game play as well.
     
  5. NickMyers

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    I think they (BigGun) are kind of picky about the shot used, and doubt you could use pellets rather than spherical shot.

    in fast-gun .22 is too big, and again, pellets wouldn't meet the callout in the rules for a standard bb.
     
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    Ohh. Ok guess i can adapt the 1/4in. Thanks for the info. Still gonna go with a bolt style cannon though i can adjust the velocity down. Like the idea of seeing the barrels cycleing forward and backward. More realistic
     
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    And the pellets were non lead