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Question by whitetailkjf. Uploaded on March 12, 2010
Airsoft? Don't do it. Plastic BB's are not for hunting. Neither are regular BB's. Use a pellet rifle if you want to use an air gun to do the job. Not to mention 20yds is a very very long poke with an airsoft gun and will be even slower than 400fps after that distance.
If you want to test it, put something out at that distance and see how much damage it does.
I have killed a rabbit with a rock. I have also blown a squirrel out of a tree with a 12 ga only to have it get op and run off. My go-to small game gun is a .22. Will a 410 fps head shot kill small game? Maybe, A lot of small game is taken with a slingshot. But I lean toward a sure thing for the sake of a humane kill out of respect for the game.
nicely put Dave. A humane kill is the most important thing.
The plastic bbs don't have enough wait behind them to actually penetrate at that distance. And you probably should just go with something you know will put it down with out suffering.
In a word... NO.
iv been shot with an airsoft at 5 feet,if it wont break my skin it will not provide the force needed to kill anything,it will put your eye out.just in case you havnt been told yet.
Thanks guys i see all your points and i am very glad you brought up all those points yes, i have been told they'll take an eye out and they will my friend got shot and had to go to hospital and about the humane thing i totally agree i wasn't thinking clearly
It's not just the FPS but the projectile. It is soft plastic, designed not to hurt. It might, I guess stranger things have happened, but the ethical thing would be not to try.
if you want to blind it maybe....... just go to a .22 or a 12 ga. my 12 ga with loads that are 3.33 cents apece work just fine
Will not work. 22., 12.gauge are best
Dont do it. Sure slingshots can kill some small game animals but these airsoft BBs are plastic. You will just sting the crap out of the animal. If you are looking for something cheap, just get a strong pellet gun the Gamo Big Cat or the Crosman Quest 1000x. You can see both of those reviews and some hunting videos on my youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/user/JrSquirreler?feature=mhw5
i have killed a dove with a 260fps air soft my friend killed a squirrel with a 260 fps air soft but its not easy to get a instant kill i have but its not easy i would use a pellet gun
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