Anime Baka

Anime - Japanese Animation
Baka - Japanese word for idiot or fool

Loosely put an Anime Baka is someone who's crazy about Anime. However interpretation's may vary. I tend to think of Anime Baka as meaning something like drooling fan boy/girl.


Anime Baka Contact

Wrote this a long time ago. Too short for an article:
Perverted - Hentai in Japanese. But the word pervert means deviation from normal or accepted. So, how can all guys be perverts?

Did you ever notice that the sex scene in the movie is generally at about the same realative place as the guitar solo in a song?

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Anime Baka big-gun

Amuntion Information

Chart of calibers and size information

Royal Steel Balls

Supplier of precision ground ball bearings
send to royalsteelball at essex1 dot com
.177 1,000 for $30
3/16" $15.00/5,000
7/32" $17.50/5,0000
1/4" $20.00/5,0000
Send in address/order via email and then call with credit card.
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Take a cake pan with a smooth inside bottom surface, tilt it slightly, and then pour your BB's into the high end. The ones that roll all the way down to the bottom are "within spec." Toss the others. -Rob

BB Information

It turns out that BBs are really not 0.177 in size, at least not the ones sold at K-Mart and Wal-Mart. I heve found that Crossman Copperheads are of extremely low quality. Daisy Premium Zinc coated BBs appear to be of good quality and uniform size, but are still somewhere in the 0.168" range and that's being a little generous. By all reports 3/16" ball bearings are much more uniform in size, generally within one thousandth of what supposed to be.

The term BB comes from "Ball Bearing". BB is an official US Caliber referred to as .177" or 4.5mm. The real maximum diameter is .175" and the minimum diameter is .162" with the average BB being about .173" and weighing 5.3grains. Steel shot should not be used in rifled barrels.

I contacted a few manufactures and got the information below:

Daisy Says that their Precision Max BB's (515) specs are .173.5-.175.5, this is way off from what my cheap caplier says, but it is a cheap plastic caplier.
I'm wating for comment on their AVANTI line of BBs.
Chief AJ uses AVANTI Precision Ground Shot and shots paintball's and asprin tablets in flight. Not all the pictures load:

Umarex USA makes RWS Match Grade BB's $6/1500 $16/5000,58,20.htm
They say they have very lilttle variation from .177ca and are the most consistent steel BB's on the market.
I've been unable to find a local store that carries them. They do sell to Big 5, I wonder if the local store could order some for me from their where house.
"We sell to Big 5, Gander Mtn, Cabelas, Bass Pro Shop, Sports Authority, Dick's Sporting goods and K-Mart."

Gamo USA makes "Round" BBs $4-6/250
They say their BBs average .172-.177 and are extremely accurate.
If I can find a local retailer, I'll try to pick some up and measure them.
Acusport 937-593-7010
All Sports 252-726-6186
Bangers 205-324-8915
Bill Hicks Co 612-476-2595
Camfour 413-568-3371
Chattanooga Shooting Supply 423-894-3007
CSI 320-252-4193
Ellet Brothers 803-345-3751
Henry's 252-726-6186
Hicks 334-335-3311
Jerry's Sports Center 717-785-9400
RSR Wholesale - Florida 407-677-1000
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RSR Wholesale - New York 716-426-4380
RSR Wholesale - Texas 214-802-3131
RSR Wholesale - Wisconsin 414-461-1111
Shooting Shop 931-503-0771
Sports South 318-797-4848
Valor Corporation 954-377-4925
W.L. Baumler 440-288-1271
Zanders 1-800-851-4373


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