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What airsoft role should I be?

If you’re a new airsofter, you’re probably wondering what kind of role you should take on the battlefield. Should you be a sniper, assaulter, support gunner or some other kind of role? The choices that face you as you begin to research the sport are endless and it can seem like a daunting task to […]

What airsoft battery should I use?

Airsoft AEG’s run on batteries to function but as most people know from their experiences in the ‘real world’, there are various sizes, types and power ratings that can cause the device to die if incorrect.
So, which batteries does your airsoft gun need and what are some of the other things you need to be […]

Airsoft FAQ – AEG Piston Heads

The piston head in your AEG uses the forward motion of the piston to compress air and propel a BB down the barrel. There are multiple different kinds that each offer something different, from quieter operation to more consistent air seal and in this FAQ we’ll try to answer any questions that you may have.Why […]

Airsoft FAQ – AEG Pistons

The piston in your AEG translates the rotational movement of your gears into linear movement of the piston. This piston (when paired with a piston head) compresses the air in the cylinder and propels your airsoft ammunition down range.
You may be looking to replace your AEG’s piston for a repair, upgrades or just to learn […]

Airsoft FAQ – Ammunition (BBs)

Whilst you may think that BBs are BBs are BBs, there’s a lot of difference between different kinds of BBs and manufacturers and it’s important that you understand the differences.
Here are some of the most common questions that you might have when looking at the best airsoft BBs for your Pistol, AEG, Sniper Rifle or […]

AEG Cylinder F.A.Q

The cylinder inside your AEG gearbox is a compression part of your gun. it contains the air that is compressed by the piston and piston head when firing. Airsoft Cylinders are one of the simpler parts of a gearbox, with very few variations and differences between the brands, but there are still differences. In this […]

UK Bill Could Classify Some Airsoft RIFs as Fire Arms?

A bill has been read in the House of Commons that could cause issue for some airsofters.  

Part of the bill, 
which can be found to its full extent here, proposes an exclusion in Policing and Crime Bill 2015-16 that permits the sport of airsoft to continue without RIFs being classified as firearms. 
This sounds fantastic, a great step forward […]