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Questions tagged [airsoft]

Questions about the sport of airsoft.

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Can the shot speed of an airsoft sniper rifle be reduced without cutting the spring?

I am getting a sniper for airsoft, but my shot speed limit is 350 fps. Could I buy a sniper shooting at 450 fps and lower it to around 350 fps? If so, how could I do that without cutting the spring?
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Airsoft UZI gas mag not working. Is this piece supposed to be removed?

I have a gas-powered Airsoft UZI. It does not fire. I noticed the pin on the valve to release the gas (which the trigger should be depressing in order to fire the gun) does not budge. On my other guns ...
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How can I wire a crane stock battery to a PEQ box?

A while ago, I got a crane stock battery for the G&G GR15. Of course, as things happen, I ended up getting a different gun (the ICS CXP-UK1). Since the CXP is wired to the front, is there a PEQ ...
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is 'B' class impact resistance of safety glasses sufficient for Airsoft?

I have access to various work safety equipment for very reasonable prices. That includes various protective glasses/goggles, face plates etc. These are standarized according to EN166 norm. Obviously, ...
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What kind of winter clothing will allow me to feel hits while still keeping me warm in outdoors arena

Last time I played in winter, I got accused of cheating - likely truthfully but unintentionally. My winter jacket cushioned hits from BBs so much in some cases I didn't feel them at all. The obvious ...
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Can I safely use tracers with precision barrel?

I know precision barrels require high-quality BBs (strict size tolerances). There are "Tracer" BBs that when exposed to bright light (or used with a special "silencer" that flashes bright light at BB ...
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My hop-up makes BBs turn to the side. How can I fix it?

I've noticed the hop-up of my AEG AK47 Beta twists my BBs sideways. The accuracy at short range (10m) is quite good but at 30+ meters the aim is a good meter off the mark to the right and only ...
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US Assault class gear detail in Battlefield 4

I am an airsoft player and would like to reproduce the US Assault class in Battlefield 4 as seen below. For the base layer, I'm assuming any sand balaclava, sand gloves and multicam pants would do. I ...
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Diagnosing a gun leaking gas

Gun: Colt 1911 Cybergun 100th anniversary My Colt 1911 Cybergun is leaking gas either from its magazine or its own valve. I only have one Magazine so cant check if its a mag issue. Description of ...
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What is the difference between a spring and bolt action airsoft sniper

What is the difference between a bolt action airsoft sniper and spring airsoft sniper. Which is easier to use and which is better.
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What is the smallest available Mosfet with basic functions?

I'm looking to upgrade my ICS m4 but need a mosfet that is as small as possible since the room in my handguard is limited as is, and I don't want to reduce the size of my battery any further. Which ...
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How to transport airsoft gun(s) internationally?

With the increased security on international (and internal) flights in the last few decades, what is the best way to transport airsoft rifles and pistols between countries? There are several large ...
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What bare minimum kit do I need to become an airsoft skirmisher?

If I wanted to get into airsoft as a player new to the sport, what would be the bare minimum kit I'd need to purchase before going to a game as a walk-on player that would ensure my weapon and I are ...
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If I want to use 0.3g BBs in my AEG, do I need to upgrade my gearbox?

As I understand it, upgrades to the gearbox usually give no real benefit to the range or accuracy, but might be required if there's too much strain on the lower-end stock gearbox (e.g. because of ...
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How does 'airbreak' work on airsoft guns?

I'm a rookie in the sport of Airsoft and have heard of airbreak feature installation but still couldn't figure out how it works. It is known to be used for making the Airsoft gun more silent, but I ...