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Old 09-19-2012, 10:52 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Mootho View Post
Not to hijack the post, but why did .68 cal develop at the premier caliber? (Of course with recent paint shrinkage, maybe we should say ".67 cal!")
IIRC that the encapsulating machine dies @~.68 caliber already existed when they first came up with the idea of a marking gun for cattle/trees/etc... No need to make special tooling for a new [limited volume] product. I remember bath oil beads that fit into my paintguns. So the guns were designed around the .68 caliber size not the other way around.
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