News image

 

Feature stories

 

img

 

img

 

img

 

News

KWA USA To Release Lithium-Polymer Powered KW KM4A1 AEG

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 08:59

Lithium Polymer (Li-Po) batteries are slowly being a battery of choice for airsoft players, as they last longer and can give a higher rate of fire (ROF). These also being preferred by manufacturers since they are cheaper to manufacture and being more robust to physical damage. While handling of the Li-Po batteries for airsoft still require care especially in wiring and attaching, as they may catch fire, they do not explode as experienced in other types of batteries.

 

ArniesAirsoft Review of the Modify Modular Gearbox Set

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Tue, 08/21/2007 - 08:26

We received message from Tex about a great review of the Modify Modular Gearbox made by ArniesAirsoft Global Moderator, FarEast, at the ArniesAirsoft Forums... "Back in July I posted some news regarding Modify’s new modular gear sets, and as promised they sent us a set to test. These are so new they could only send us one without the external packaging as these aren’t ready yet.

 

Airsoft Innovations Releases AI Bushing Press and AI Motor Plate

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 20:25

Airsoft Innovations has released two products this August that are much for the benefit of airsoft players who prefer fixing their own motors and gearboxes. The first one is the AI Bushing press that makes it easier for airsoft techs to seat and install bushings. The second one is the motor plate which presses into motor endbell and will not fall off on its own. This replaces the regular motor plate that slips off and falls into the handgrip.

 

KART M-14 EBR is Confirmed by RSOV.com

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 18:54

There has been news circulating around airsoft forums and news sites that the KART M-14 EBR is a hoax. However, the opposite is true. RSOV.com is now taking pre-orders for the KART M-14 EBR together with the A&K M249 MK.I,  A&K M249 MK.II, A&K M249 para, and the A.C.M. Japanese Type 89.  Airsoftnews.eu has posted the photo of the M-14 EBR previously, but was not confirmed. You can view the image at the Airsoft.eu site.

OP: Sudden Strike by Colorado Milsim Productions 28-30 September 2007

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 16:12

Colorado Milsim LLC., a company just recently founded this year by Casey W. Meraz and his partners Robert Daihl and Tom Allred, is organising OP: Sudden Strike which will be held on the 28th to the 30th of September 2007. Mr. Meraz and his partners bring over 30 years of combined airsoft and leadership experience to the company. The venue will be in Northern Colorado, 30 miles north of Ft. Collins.

Bill Introduced in US Congress To Ban Any Toy That Resembles a Real Handgun

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 15:39

US airsoft forums are abuzz on the introduction Bill HR 428 IH (Introduced in the House) in the 110th US Congress "To require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to ban toys which in size, shape, or overall appearance resemble real handguns"  which is filed by Mr. Edolphus Towns of the 10th District of New York (Brooklyn).


 

 

 

Initial text of the Bill:

FILCOMBAT 1st Year Anniversary Bash

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Mon, 08/20/2007 - 07:36

Filcombat, a member team of the Airsoft Combat Enthusiasts Brigade (ACE Brigade), based in Basildon, Essex, just celebrated their 1st Year Anniversary at the Skirmish site in Billericay, Essex, England last 19 August 2007. We were there alright to play with these nice chaps at a huge skirmish site. Food served was a combination of British and Filipino fares, and all were great especially for airsoft meal standards.

RedWolf Airsoft and Airsoft Hawaii Ash Bash 2007 Event Report

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Sun, 08/19/2007 - 06:28

RedWolf Airsoft's report of the Ash Bash 2007 event hosted by Airsoft Hawaii last 4 August 2007... "Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Airsoft Hawaii once again hosted the well renowned ASH BASH event in Hawaii to an impressive 380 players. With friends and family, the event was attended by close to 500 people making for another highly successful game! Held at the Kualoa ranch, a leisurely 35 minute drive from downtown Honolulu, the site is flanked by beautiful mountains and the beach leading into the cool Pacific ocean.

TDI Arms SRS Sniper Stock

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Sat, 08/18/2007 - 22:43

From the TDI website... "A Sniper Stock that provides tactical solutions to the operator's needs. A Revolutionary rear folding leg coverts an M16 or other sniper rifles with a bipod into a stable tripod shooting platform. Greatly improves shooting accuracy. Faster target acquisition time Quick adjustment for static or moving target acquisition.

 

VFC AKS-74 Release

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Sat, 08/18/2007 - 10:20

Taiwan-based Vega Force Company (VFC) already have released the AKS-74, an airsoft replica of the small-calibre version of the AK-47 made by the Russians from lessons learned in the Vietnam War.  The real steel version fires a 5.45 x 39mm bullet, as compared to the AK-47 which dispenses the bigger 7.62 x 39mm ammo.  Compared to the AKM, it has a distinctive muzzle brake, designed to reduce further the recoil and muzzle climb.

Latest News

Latest Reviews