Exploring Airsoft BB Weights

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Exploring Airsoft BB Weights

Valken offers a wide variety of airsoft bb’s for sale! But why? Those new to airsoft may have questions! Why are there so many airsoft bb weights? What’s the difference between the different weights of airsoft bb’s? Which airsoft bb weight should I use with my airsoft gear? Bob “Kaiju” Manore, the resident airsoft expert at Valken, answers all these questions with a rundown of the various Valken airsoft BB weights, and how they’re best used! Whether you’re fine-tuning your airsoft gear, playing indoors or sniping in a large outdoor setting, running an AEG carbine or an HPA powered airsoft gun, Valken has the best airsoft bb’s for you in non-biodegradable and biodegradable choices!

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Lightweight BB's

The lightest airsoft BB’s in airsoft typically weigh 0.20-gram to 0.25-gram. These are perfect starting weights for beginning players and hobbyists. These weights are normally used for measuring velocities on an airsoft chronograph, or playing indoors such as an indoor field or arena. Common features are: 

Volume: 2500ct or 5000ct bottles


Formula: non-BIO or BIO (PLA)
 

Diameter: 5.95mm +/- 0.01mm


Range 0.25g @ 313 FPS: 125/315-ft (Effective/Max)

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Mid-Weight BB's

The mid-weight range of BB’s normally weigh 0.28-gram to 0.32-gram. These weights are the best option for more experienced players. These weights are ideal for playing outdoors with higher velocity airsoft guns, or high pressure air (HPA) powered engines. Common features are: 

Volume: 2500ct or 5000ct bottles


Formula: non-BIO or BIO (PLA)


Diameter: 5.95mm +/- 0.01mm


Range 0.30g @ 347 FPS: 155/355-ft (Effective/Max)

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Heavy Weight BB's

The heavy weight range of airsoft BB’s normally weigh 0.36-gram and heavier. These weights are the best option for airsoft sniper rifles. These weights are ideal for playing outdoors with high winds or very long engagement distances. Common features are: 

Volume: 2500ct bottles


Formula: non-BIO or BIO (PLA)


Diameter: 5.95mm +/- 0.01mm


Range 0.36g @ 429 FPS: 200/455-ft (Effective/Max)

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