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marbles?
Mar 26th, 2023 at 10:29pm
 
I was thinking that marbles would be good ammo?  any comments , suggestions or? I see them at the goodwill all of the time.
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Reply #1 - Mar 26th, 2023 at 10:45pm
 
I've never tried them, though I'd imagine they'd be easy to loose. Also maybe too light? In my experience even tennis balls are almost too light, any lighter and I'd have real struggle slinging it.
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Reply #2 - Mar 27th, 2023 at 12:02am
 
As long as you throw them into a soft backstop they should be ok. Shattering glass could be bad.
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Reply #3 - Mar 27th, 2023 at 8:33am
 
Yeah, I've got the same objection to glass ammo as I do lead -- not environmentally friendly. 
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Reply #4 - Mar 27th, 2023 at 1:15pm
 
Overpriced for flight and performance characteristics.
If you want spherical ammo there’s plenty or other options to suit whatever you’re doing.

Target shooting: sports balls, dogs balls, tennis balls, ect

Distance: denser materials
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Reply #5 - Mar 27th, 2023 at 3:38pm
 
Too light in my opinion.  I would use ball bearings instead.  Marbles do make good ammo for slingshots though.
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