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This is Airsoft Warrior’s “Airsoft Discoveries,” where I write up a post about airsoft videos, news, tips, and much more I’ve discovered during the month. So without further ado, let’s jump into the airsoft discoveries I’ve made this past month!
ICS Airsoft– ICS is know for their AEG’s proprietary split gearbox design, giving you the ability to make rapid FPS changes and easily diagnose and repair your AEG on the fly. I just purchased their CXP16S from Evike.com to try out the brand and see what I think. I’ll be posting a review in a couple of months after thorough testing, but initial impressions are good.
Steelmouth Mesh Mask– I heard about this product on the Pneumatic Musketeers podcast. This ultra low profile mesh mask by seriouslytactical.com is designed to give you adequate protection without ruining that certain “look” you’re trying to achieve with your load out. They retail for $13.95.
M-3 Tri Shot Shotgun Mag Converter– This 3D printed adapter allows you to use an M4 magazine with your Tri Shot M3 shotgun! It looks like it may include a tracer unit for night or CQB games. All of this for the price of $30! AEG operators will fear your 300 round shotgun of doom! 😉
Drone Rules– One of the tools that is becoming more prevalent in the airsoft community is drones. Drones can take great ariel footage and aid in recon operations. But how does a team neutralize a $700+ weapon the enemy is using without destroying it (and paying the owner for the damages)?
Milsim Tactical Training Podcast suggested using a Polaroid camera to take a picture of a drone and, after showing the drone in the picture to a ref, the drone would be disabled for a certain amount of time. Let me know your solution in the comments!
Anti-Drone Systems– I heard about the Battelle Drone Defender on PopularAirsoft.com. It is designed to give the user the ability to safely disable drones and bring them under the operator’s control. Although likely to be very expensive (and restricted to law enforcement and military use), the concept would still be awesome for disabling drones during MilSim games if it became available to the public!
AirsoftMike.co.uk– Airsoft Mike’s YouTube page has tons of reviews on gear and guns for airsofters. I recently watched his review of the SJ5000+ (an upgraded, built-in WiFi version of the SJ4000 I use) on Popular Airsoft and liked his style and thoroughness. His website also features lots of airsoft gear pics for airsofters to download!
MilSimLabs.com– This website is the home of some really cool, 3D printed airsoft gear! You can purchase unique airsoft stuff like shotgun shell to M4 mag converters, a “wrench” for melee kills, or trip wires for your next airsoft game!
I hope you enjoyed this month’s “Airsoft Discoveries.” Be sure to stay tuned for November’s edition! If you have anything airsoft related you’ve discovered this month, be sure to comment about it!