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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.

OPSEC Airsoft Radio 16 August 2007 Show Available for Download

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

OPSEC Airsoft Radio has now made available the 16 August show for download. OPSEC Airsoft radio was put up in September 2005 by a group of airsoft enthusiasts "tired of reading several different websites to remain 'on-top' of the airsoft scene, but most importantly... tired of being out of the loop on local events/games." So they decided to put up something different --- and thus the online radio service for the airsoft world.

Here is the content list for the 16 August show: 

The Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (UK) provisions on imitation firearms effective October 2007

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Fri, 08/17/2007 - 22:07

The UK Violent Crime Reduction (VCR) Act of 2006 provisions on imitation firearms shall take effect on 1 October 2007.These provisions are found in Section 36 (manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms), Section 37 (Specific defences applying to the offence under s.

RedWolf Airsoft Announces Phantom Industries name change to PANTAC

Submitted by OptimusPrime on Fri, 08/17/2007 - 21:15

From RedWolf Airsoft: "We have an important news announcement from Phantom Industries, the makers of quality combat gear, that they will be changing their name. The statement, as seen below, mentions that the decision comes as a result of increasing numbers of low-quality fake Phantom products which have filtered its way through into the marketplace.

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