General Introduction

Air Soft Guns are replicas based on original firearms. They
look and feel as their original counterparts, and are often produced in
aluminium, zinc, steel or ABS plastic.

An Air Soft Gun is a "soft" airgun, which means lower air
pressure, and lower pellet velocity compared to a normal airgun. Air
Soft Guns fires 6mm plastic pellets, with compressed air or a
compressed gas propellant

In order to propel the pellet, the internal parts of an Air
Soft Gun have to work differently, compared to the original firearm.
The basic principles for Air Soft Guns are that spring operated pistons
are activated manually or by electricity. Some Air Soft Guns use gas
propulsion, where compressed gas is used instead of spring operated

Manual Air Soft Guns (Spring Powered)
This type needs to be reloaded for every shot. A spring is
compressed when the sled is pulled back. When the trigger is pulled,
the spring is released and pushes the piston through the cylinder to
create air pressure. The air pressure then presses the pellet out of
the barrel. Most manual air soft guns are replicas of handguns.

Electrical Air Soft Guns (AEG)
These Air Soft Guns are fully automated replicas. When the
trigger is pulled, the Air Soft Gun will keep firing with an impressive
rate of fire. The electrical Air Soft Guns uses the same principle as
the manual versions, except that the electric versions use a small
electrical motor to pull back the piston.

Electric Air Soft Guns are often replicas of sub machine
guns and rifles, because the motor and the mechanics in the guns are
too big for the handguns.

Gas Guns (GBB: Gas Blowback)
These replicas contains a small container for compressed
gas. When the trigger is pulled on this type of Air Soft Gun, it will
fire. The gas expansion is used to propel the pellet and reload for the
next shot. Some of the gas replicas have blowback which means that
the slide will move back and forth like a real handgun when the gun is

Gas replicas have a high muzzle velocity, and are often
replicas of handguns and sub machine guns, which are very popular for
use in close quarter combat (CQB).

Muzzle Velocity
The Muzzle velocity of the pellet, depends on the weight of
the pellet and which propulsion principle the gun uses. The Muzzle
velocity therefore varies from model to model, but the typical velocity
for our Airsoft products is between 75 and 100 meters per second (m/s).

A big difference between airsoft replicas and real weapons
is durability. Unlike real weapons, Air Soft Guns are susceptible to
rough treatment, dirt and especially water.

Therefore you should never load the Air Soft Gun with used
pellets as dirt and deformed pellets are the main cause for damage to
the Air Soft Gun.

Safety and Protection
Air Soft Guns are not toys! They are used for target
practise and war games and only by persons that are at least 18 years
old. Make sure always to wear safety goggles or full face masks.

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Jastrząb Apr 14 2011, 7:38pm says:

Airsoft was invented by japanise in 1992.And it wasn't consider as a toy.It was a alternative for the paintball (but for me its much better)Cose paintball is more a toy...And Airsoft guns are used in millitary and police trainings.So it's a Replica and you can't sell them for kids under 15....Kid.

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Unknown12345678900 May 23 2011, 4:09pm replied:

Can you shut the hell up?

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Käptain May 27 2011, 5:11pm replied:

Sweet how he cares about you ...

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UnrealRaw Apr 9 2011, 11:53am says:

Out here in Jappan, they have airsoft guns for 10 year olds, too, and it's a toy. We call 'em BB guns. Don't know about you guys, though.

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Jastrząb Apr 7 2011, 10:57pm says:


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JTS12 Apr 5 2011, 3:42pm says:

How do I join?

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Mr.Walrus Apr 6 2011, 10:24pm replied:

You click the quite obvious "Join this group" button on the side of the page.


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Jastrząb Mar 29 2011, 11:13am says:

Damm....Airsoft for you is just about getting hit? damm....

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Soldier5689 Mar 23 2011, 4:45am says:

Love airsoft! It's just annoying when you get pinged in the nuts... :P

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COMMANDERX111 Mar 28 2011, 5:39pm replied:

lol yeah your right its the worst

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Stogie83 Mar 26 2011, 4:36pm replied:

or get a nice 3rds burst on the nose

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