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Hello everyone Half a year ago I bought a gas powered airsoft gun to get some practical knowledge about gun-handling, ...


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Old 12-23-2013, 02:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello everyone

Half a year ago I bought a gas powered airsoft gun to get some practical knowledge about gun-handling, here in germany it is the closest to live fire weapons I can get as it weights and feels like the real one, apart from the loud bang and the weaker recoil.

It is a replica of the Heckler & Koch USP chambered in .45, runs on propane and fires plastic bullets with a 6mm caliber.
On the picture it lacks the magazine, which I somehow managed to destroy by releasing it without catching it.
Other than in england or the USA Airsoft guns don't have to be marked as such, so appart from the barrel and some differences in the decals this looks like the real gun.

I used it a lot since I got it, what means that by now it is a bit worn out.



So, if you got an airsoft I would be happy if you show it around here.



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Oh, and if I am in the entirely wrong place with that kind of gun please tell me
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I got an airsoft, shoots little plastic be-be's ....

Your's sounds much better
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I don't have any airsoft . . . . yet, but I am looking at a few options.
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I think airsoft is a great option for realistic training when everyone firing lie ammo may be too dangerous. Like in a shoot house training environment.
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Very interesting
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They do hurt like a paint ball only smaller.
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Originally Posted by kwo51 View Post
They do hurt like a paint ball only smaller.
Mine is quite a weak model, about one or one and a half joule.
Other gas or stronger parts can raise that, but then I'd not only get into the illegal "area", but also would have too fiddle with my gun which I'm not feeling good about.

They say that, at short distances, it can hurt quite a bit, but it's not enough to pierce the skin.
So except for shots aimed at ears, eyes, mouth, etc it wont do more than bruises.
I got shot with it (on stage, theatre-class at school), and wore a hoodie and a thick jacket.
Eight steps away from the muzzle I did feel it, but it didn't even hurt.

For example, when I exercise I shoot holes into shoeboxes from five to eight meters (about the same in yards).
So it is rather about looking/handling than actually doing damage.


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Try shooting from a moving object.
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These are what I first train people on, Airsoft is not even close.. These are real guns that only can shoot brass blanks and they kick and go boom! http://www.maxsell.com/replica-guns/...g-replica-guns
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