Airsoft Guns: Types, Gear, Accessories and More

by | Mar 8, 2016 | Shopping

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There’s a lot of information out there on airsoft guns. If you don’t want to wade through all the information, here’s a short rundown on the basics of buying airsoft guns and accessories from Airsoft Zone.

Gun Types

  • Electric gun. This refers to AEGs or Automatic Electric Guns. Well-suited for fast shooting rates. You can find replica pistols along with full automatic rifles in this gun type.

  • Gas Powered. If you want to experience shooting a real gun, this is the type to go for. Models include full metal blowback weapons like the SIG Sauer—the service weapon for a lot of serious shooters.

  • Spring-powered. This one’s the cheapest of all the airsoft guns available, so if you want to try your hand at airsoft games without spending anymore than you should, then this is a good option to take.

Your Role

What’s your role? For instance, if you’re the designated sniper, you’ll need to defend your group with a high powered sniper rifle. Remember to check the accuracy before you get your gun. Some of the best sniper rifle models you can choose from include the following: M-14, SVD, PGM, LRSA and L96.

While BB sniper rifles work for long-range badass shooting, it won’t do you much good if you get flanked on both sides. So make sure you come equipped with a side arm weapon as well. The airsoft Glock is a good choice as are some AEG models. Before you pick a weapon out, though, make sure you’re clear on the role you have in the group.

Different Weapons

Airsoft guns include a lot of weapon types. These are: pistols, shotguns, rifles, submachine guns, sniper rifles and grenades.

Powering Your Guns

When you buy a gun, you’ve got to buy along additional gear as well. This includes batteries and chargers to keep your guns powered. You also have to buy some airsoft ammos.

  • BBs. These are usually spheres. The pricier, the better. Cheap ones often jam your cartridges so avoid going for the cheap ones.

  • Magazines. Make sure you’ve got enough to last you on the field. You wouldn’t want to be caught in an ambush with only a few ammos left. Make sure you stock up.

Gear and Accessories

  • Holsters. Keep your weapons accessible with a shoulder or hip holster.

  • Gun cases. Choose cases that can stand up to constant pressure and wear. Hard plastic is a good choice.

Scopes and Mounts.

Improve your shooting accuracy with these aim-boosting upgrades!

For more on airsoft guns, including BB sniper rifles, you’ll want to visit an experienced dealer such as Airsoft GI.

Airsoft GI offers a great line-up of airsoft guns and accessories. Contact us today for orders!

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