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How much Airsoft?

I'm going to try the airsoft balancing method, but I wanted some opinion on which bbs to use. I got the .12's, but that'll take a double handful for each tire. I thought about going with either .20's or .30's so I'd have the same weight, but fewer bbs rolling around. Which do y'all think would work better?
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wtf are you talking about?
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wtf are you talking about?
I think he talking about putting small beads into his tires. From what I hear they balance the tires with out having to put on those nasty weights that you traditionally get at the tire store.

From what I can remember Maurice has them.
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hmmm interesting
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It seems like pretty cool stuff. Also once you have the right amount in you dont have to rebalance.

Its really nice having them when you have some nice rims you dont want them cluttered with those weights.
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I'm trying them on my slightly unbalanced 265's to see if I want to use them when I get 33's on my new rims. They've got a beadlock look so I want as few weights as possible. Thanks for the replies.
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um. im still confused as to what this is about lol. i have a beadlock style rim as well. they just used those sticky wieghts on the far inside.
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Steel Wheels and offroad tires, as you may know, are never balanced more than a few thousand miles especially if you offraod them. When you use the little beads as balancing wieght, they actively balance the wheel and tire combination instead of the stick on wieghts that practically is off as soon as your tire wears. Not to mention, they move around and fall off sometimes.

If I were you, I'd try to find Grigg's (N3ELZ) write up he did on the Equal or Dynabeads (whichever he used, don't remember). I know Dynabeads has a big chart on their website that should give you a good idea as to how much you should use for the 265/75 tires and the 33x12.50s
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