vortex + polymer water beads?

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Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:06 pm

my nephews are now old enough to play Nerf. I'd like to play shooting games with them in the woods behind my house but i dont want plastic nerf darts littering the area. i need a biodegradable alternative. low impact (JT splatmaster) paintball guns are still too powerful for them. i was thinking of making a handful of very low power (under 100fps) vortex BB machine guns. does anybody know if i can use those polymer water beads in a vortex bbmg? or will the beads disintegrate in the vortex before they even make it to the barrel?
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Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:30 am

Never actually handled them but in this fellow's video test you can see them bouncing off after being shot at a wall, I would say they would probably survive being put in a low pressure vortex gun.
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