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Have a look at this thread on the Airsoft forum and especially tmfreak's answer. Basically the airbrake stops the piston smacking against the end of the cylinder. It does reduce the speed of the projectile a little, and it isn't suitable for all airsoft guns, but worth looking at if the noise is an issue for you.


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Ultimately, the best way to transport between countries is to drive to them - which is how most players get to the Berget event you have mentioned. As far as I know, you need very little apart from a large lockbox to keep ALL of your weapons in - this also includes any pyrotechnics you might be taking with you. I am assuming here that all involved with be ...


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I would say the bare minimum is essential for anyone looking to get into airsoft - even if its just a one off day. Those essentials would be the following: Good pair of boots - this is a must and can easily turned a broken ankle into a sprain. I would always recommend that as someones first purchase, regardless of the terrain. Eye protection - sure you can ...


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Your understanding seems correct, however simply using heavier BB's will not increase the strain on the gearbox as the propulsion force for the BB comes from the spring. The spring is unaltered, therefore the strain on the gearbox is unaltered.


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Always wear special thermal underwear; it is very thin, but keeps you warm even at -30°C. Don't forget about socks; you won't feel foot hits anyway because of boots, so it's ok to wear thick socks. A military-like watch cap is also good. Source: My own winter-time airsoft experience


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Bolt action only describes the act of rechambering a new round, and in the case of airsoft, either cocking the spring or readying the gas release machanism. Spring sniper rifle describes what the power source is for the weapon in question. E.G: Bolt action spring sniper rifle: A weapon powered by a spring, requiring recocking after each round fired ...


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The airframe works by creating a cushion of air between the piston head which is powered forward by the main cylinder spring and the cylinder head. This reduces the impact of the two surfaces hitting each other and producing the distinctive crack of an airsoft gun. It will also reduce the speed (FPS) of the projectile due to using some of the air inside ...


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When I used to airsoft in cold weather instead of a beanie I would wear a facemask. One that looks like you're robbing a bank. I used to wear this same facemask for when I went snowboarding. A lot of times this face mask kept me too warm. So even if you are wearing a thin thermal, this face mask will do the job for protection and warmth. This is a snowboard ...


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Yes, you can change the speed, there are a few ways to do this. You can change the weight of the BBs you use. The heavier the BB, the lower the speed. Please keep in mind most fields do not measure by speed in fps but by energy in joules, as the "force" or how much the BB will hurt, is dependent on joules not fps, so check where you're playing to see what ...


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My advice is don't risk it. You only have one set of eyes, so you should look after them well. This means buying goggles intended for airsoft. Things like ski goggles (I don't know what grade they come around at) get shot out easily. The advice that "anything plastic will work" is bad advice, so you should always take proper precautions. Get goggles with ...


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Technically precision barrels do not require high quality BBs. They require BBs that are spherical in shape and smaller than the bore diameter. There is nothing wrong with low cost or low quality BBs so long as they are not defective BBs as in they possess physical defects like dents, cracks, seams, are not spherical, or are dirty. To determine whether a ...


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Check your barrel for scratches (replace it if you find any) Clean your barrel Rotate the barrel a little bit Try using heavier balls If it doesn't help, try using elastic (silicon) hop-up rubber


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In my experience that is mostly likely a Nozzle issue. One way to tell if your mag is leaking; Fill your mag up all the way then stick it in a bowl of water. If no bubbles start emerging from the mag it is leak free. If they do, you know where the leak is and will have to replace the O ring in that area. Based on the other things you said, you can 1. Make ...


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