KWA M4 CQR MOD 1 Airsoft AEG Rifle

4.8 stars, based on 16 reviews


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16 Customer Reviews

by Jonathan C. on 04/24/2015
"Overall the KWA CQR Mod 1 is a solid performer. Its external quality is nice, with all parts having good tolerances and fit. The worst external part on the gun is the plastic lower reciever. It certainly does its job, but it feels and looks out of place compared to the rest of the gun. The plastic feels a lot cheaper and weaker than the plastic used on the stock, handguard, and pistol grip, and its color is a shiny bluish-gray instead of black. I don't expect it to fail unless its heavily abused, but it just doesn't meet the same quality standards as the rest of the gun. I understand it is what allows the price of the gun to be reduced, but the lower receiver just doesn't meet the standards I expected.

Internally the 2GX gearbox is smooth and reliable, and I've had no issues with the gearbox to date. The wiring, barrel, and 2GX hopup unit are of good quality. The only internal part of the gun I've had issues with has been the 2GX bucking. Even on the highest hop settings the bucking does not protrude far enough into the barrel to create effective backspin, and so the hopup is completely useless with the stock bucking. I replaced the 2GX unit with a VFC one, which worked very well. It has put the performance of the CQR on par with that of other AEG's in its price bracket. You will have to upgrade the bucking in order to receive acceptable performance from the hopup unit. (The VFC bucking is actually of poor quality compared to other buckings, but is one of a few buckings thin enough to fit inside the 2GX hopup unit) Rate of fire with a 7.4V battery is somewhere around 15 bb's a second. Effective range with the VFC bucking is around 200 feet, which is a significant improvement over the stock 2GX unit.

One of the best parts about the gun is the magazine that comes with it, the polymer KWA K120. The K120 is very sturdy and feeds extremely reliably, better than any other midcap I've come across. The only issue with the mags are that the external dimensions are undersized, resulting in a wobbly fit in KWA guns as well as other brands. In a few guns they are too loose feed reliably, but this can be fixed with electrical tape. I highly recommend you use KWA's technical forums for reference to care and cleaning for the gun. As far as battery recommendations, I would recommend a 7.4V Lipo with dimensions that are the same as or smaller than 15mm wide, 35mm tall, and 100mm long. You can fit batteries up to 130+mm long, but they cannot be very tall or wide. I believe the CQR is a good choice in its price bracket if you're looking for a well built aeg that only needs a very minor fix to be respectable on the field.


2GX gearbox
Solid external build quality
K120 magazines


2GX hopup bucking
Plastic lower reciever
by Edward B. on 12/15/2014
"Overall this is an amazing rifle. It shoots fantastic, accurately, with no feeding

problems and is incredibly customizable. Do note however that tis gun shoots OVER

350 FPS and a lot of fields, including my own, did not let me use this rifle until I

swapped out the barrel.
by Will A. on 05/09/2014
"This gun is the best.

KWA 2gx gearbox
very customizable
rate of fire is great
its a KWA, the best M4 on the market

the cylinder sucks- replace it with the original KWA M33 cylinder, and your fps goes to 380-390 with the m120 spring already in the gearbox.
polymer lower reciever cracked for me in about a month of light use, without drops (replace with a KWA metal lower, works just fine now)
overall 9/10
KWA M4 CQR MOD 1 Airsoft AEG Rifle
KWA M4 CQR MOD 1 Airsoft AEG Rifle

The CQR (or Close Quarter Rifle) is KWA's newest line of Airsoft M4's. Due to velocity limits at indoor arenas, the CQR series is designed to fire at lower velocities, maximizing safety during close quarter engagements. The lower receiver of a CQR series rifle will be constructed with fiber reinforced polymers for weight savings. The upper receiver and barrel assemblies will be made with proprietary metal alloys to minimize flex and maximize strength. At the heart of every KWA CQR AEG is the time proven 2GX gearbox, built to be reliable in the most demanding situations.

  • Sturdy Metal Upper Receiver
  • High Strength Nylon Polymer Lower Receiver
  • Battle Tested 2GX Gearbox and Hopup System
  • Full Metal Barrel Assembly
  • 6-Positon Nylon Fiber LE Stock
  • Removable Carry Handle with Railed Upper Receiver perfect for optics

  • Length: 785mm-870mm, Adjustable
    Inner Barrel: 395mm
    Magazine Capacity: 120rd Mid-Capacity. Compatible with KWA and other similar M4 / M16 Series Airsoft AEG Magazines
    Muzzle Velocity: 330~350 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)
    Gearbox: 2GX Full Metal
    Motor: Long Type
    Fire Modes: Semi/Full-Auto, Safety
    Package Includes: Gun, Magazine
    Battery: 9.6v Small Butterfly Type recommended (Battery not included)
    Hopup: Yes, Adjustable

    Manufacturer: KWA

    Disclaimer: Maximum recommended battery by KWA is 11.1V 15C 1600mah, to be under KWA warranty. Stronger batteries can be used, and will result higher performance and wear and tear, but is recommended for experienced players only. is not responsible for higher performance and higher wear and tear. We do offer all spare and CNC replacement parts for reinforcement, replacement and repair.

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