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You are more than likely getting this off of a batch of ammo bought at Wal-Mart, but I will answer it for you anyway. Airsoft BB's come in one size, and one size only, 6mm... no one calls it .24 cal except for people at Walmart trying to pass their ammo off as higher quality. .24 cal = 6mm The POINT12gram BBs are usually very very very low quality, but the .25gram bb's are usually high quality. The 6mm BB's come in varrying weights, the standard for good guns being .20g. Some people (like me) have guns that shoot fast enough to allow for a heavier weight like .25 or even .30. The heavier weight ammo will make your airsoft gun shoot a lot slower, but the bb's will behave better through a hop up, be less effected by wind, and are able to cut through brush and grass. To summarize your answer, the .12g is the wight of the BB where as the .24cal is the size.

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Q: What is the difference between 12g and 24 cal airsoft bbs?
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