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Old 02-26-2013, 04:59 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Brother Jerry View Post
I don't think those are FS replacements as they would also be using a smaller paintball. notice the sabot is larger in diameter than the actual paintball.

It looks like if they were to fit into a FS style magazine then the paintball is actually a .62 which would make a little more sense but still why not just drop it down to a more common .50?

They look a lot more expensive and if we are talking just a sabot then may not get a great deal better range or accuracy than standard round. Cause not long after leaving the barrel the sabot will typically drop away and you are left with a ball flying through the air instead of a at least a conical shape of the FS.

Should be interesting though.
I've got no measurements to back it up but, I'd bet that if those fins are .68"-ish in size, then the ball in the nose is definitely not .62 since that's only .06" difference in size. I suspect that it's a .50" PB in a .68"-ish skirt. I know "sabot" isn't really the right term, it's just the best I could think of earlier.

All that being said, if it's a .50 in a .68 skirt as I mentioned, what's the point?
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Originally Posted by Tom Kaye -in response to FS price critics
Unfortunately all of you have played the one "speedball" game of paintball for so long you can't conceive of other ways to do this and hence any new ideas seem stupid.
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