BB shot

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a small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun


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"There was so much steel reinforcing in the screening wall as originally designed," says Kevin O'Connor, Project Architect with RBJ, "that we asked Bob Smilowitz of Weidlinger whether it was the concrete or the steel that provided the blast protection." RBJ found that the reinforcement was extensive and necessarily closely spaced because tests of their undulating design had shown that a blast would punch out chunks of concrete from the back of the wall where gaps existed between steel reinforcing bars (similar to the cratering a BB shot leaves in window glass, although on a much larger scale).
The research, commissioned by the Middle Way Group, found that fox wounding rates increased significantly because of poor penetration when No.6 shot was used in shotguns but the use of BB shot ensured that wounding rates were minimised.
While the lead BB shot was a good start, it was also a shortcoming to overcome before BB guns could evolve.
Under their Federal Premium label, Federal has followed Remington, Winchester and Hevi-Shot by cooking up a real coyote shredder of a load under the label "Heavyweight Coyote." This 12-gauge, 3" load combines 1-1/2 ounces of buffered Heavyweight BB shot with Federal's patented Flitecontrol wad.
Just look at the surprise-party package inside a round of Winchester's new PDX1.410 handgun amino: three plated "defense disk projectiles" and 12-plated BB shot! The phrase "something wicked this way comes" springs to mind, don't it?
Initial offerings were BB shot, but Federal has released a 1 1/8-ounce No.
The 2 1/2-inch payload combines three plated "Defense Disc" projectiles and 12 pellets of plated BB shot (the three-inch PDX1-410 experimental version contains four discs).
12:25 p.m.: Colonial Drive, BB shot through siding.
Effective in both shotguns and .410-compatible handguns, the PDX1 in .410 features three plated Defense Disc projectiles and 12 pellets of plated BB shot. The 12-gauge PDX1 has three pellets of Grex buffered 00 plated buckshot nested on top of a one-ounce rifled slug.
In BB shot size, the ballistics are impressive in terms of sustained energy/velocity at unbelievable ranges.
3:07 p.m.: Center Bridge Road, vandalism, BB shot through window.
6:23 p.m.: Cook Street, caller reported a wound on her cat's leg that looked like a BB shot.
The regulation the chief was proposing would prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from having an air rifle, BB gun or paint ball gun in any place to which the public has the right of access unless accompanied by an adult or from discharging a BB shot, pellet, paint ball or other object on, from or across any street, alley or public way or any place to which the public has a right of access.
In recent weeks there have been dozens of reports of BB shots being fired at pedestrians, motorists and animals.