Headso: Worst.360gif.ever.[www.popsci.com image 525x257]
The Green Intern: Well it's no self-propelled positron cannon/sniper rifle... but it's a good start.
fireclown: so. . . . what are the estimates for the modded range?
PizzaJedi81: fireclown: so. . . . what are the estimates for the modded range?250, 300 easy.
dittybopper: Not to be a pedant, but:As with any gun, the longer the barrel, the straighter - and hopefully the farther - shots will soar.That's not true. There is nothing more inherently mechanically accurate about a longer barrel versus a shorter one.The reason why longer barrels are assumed to be more accurate is two-fold:1. The sight radius (distance between rear and front sight) is generally longer with a longer barrel, which allows for more fine sighting when using iron sights. It's irrelevant when using a scope, however.2. For firearms, a longer barrel generally means a higher muzzle velocity, which means there is less time for things like the wind, and movement of the shooter, to affect where the shot hits.I should point out that #2 *DOESN'T* necessarily apply in this case: Because it's spring powered, after the initial few inches of velocity gain, it will start losing velocity. This also happens in firearms, like in a .22 Short fired in a long-barreled rifle: You start losing the extra velocity you've gained because friction with the barrel starts to overcome the expansion of the gases behind the bullet.
fireclown: PizzaJedi81: fireclown: so. . . . what are the estimates for the modded range?250, 300 easy.o_O. NOW it's a party. I might have to start modding some cheaper guns before I risk $50. My godson is never going to know what hit him.
AlwaysRightBoy: Headso: Worst.360gif.ever.[www.popsci.com image 525x257]Tell me about it, you can't even stop it to see what the f*cking gun looks like.
spentshells: phhh the old bow and arrow nerf gun could give you a black eye at 100 feet.
Oldiron_79: Yeah but I cant think of anything other than a .22 short that runs out of powder before the bullet leaves the barrel.
Nurglitch: Finally, the NERF sniper rifle I've always wanted!
PizzaJedi81: The Green Intern: Well it's no self-propelled positron cannon/sniper rifle... but it's a good start.WHat about a Phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range?
bigbadideasinaction: I'm not sure if this adjusts your assessment of #2, but these aren't fired directly by spring, they generally have a spring mechanism pushing air into the chamber, so there is a longer point of contact with compressed air, unless you were meaning the fall-off from the air push is too fast. It's why people can supercharge them by getting rid of the air vents that act as limiters on them.
wildcardjack: I have a toy from years ago that fired rings that would probably do 100 feet if I had that much clear space. I have no idea what it's called or where it is.
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