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VFC Heckler & Koch HK417 Full Metal Elite Airsoft AEG Rifle - Long Version

ID: 39380 (AEG-UREX-2279046)
Elite Force / Umarex39380
4.6 stars, based on 11 reviews
VFC Heckler & Koch HK417 Full Metal Elite Airsoft AEG Rifle - Long Version
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CanadaExport Compliant
This gun has a muzzle velocity rating (FPS) between 366 and 500, and is compliant for export to Canada.

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The HK 417 is a licensed, authentic replica. The metal receiver and high torque motor with metal gears and 8 mm bearings contribute to the elite status of the gun. The 140rd magazine provides a realistic look. The adjustable rear sight, and adjustable stock allow for accurate and comfortable shooting. The metal quad rail system lets you accessorize the gun to fit your individual specifications. Perfect for use on the mil-sim (military simulation) battlefield or in tactical training situations.


  • Fully Licensed H&K Trademarks
  • Full Metal Receiver, RIS, Barrel Assembly and Stock Tube
  • 8mm Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable Gearbox
  • Adjustable Rear Sight
  • Full Metal Rail System great for tactical accessories
  • Retractable H&K Crane Stock
  • Full Length Upper Rail great for optics
  • Integrated Front and Rear Sling Mounts
Length: 810mm-890mm, Adjustable
Weight: 3300g
Inner Barrel: ~330mm
Magazine Capacity: 140rd Mid-Capacity. Compatible with Umarex 417 Elite 7.62 Type magazines
Muzzle Velocity: 400~440 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)
Thread Direction: 14mm Negative
Gearbox: Proprietary Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable (Compatible with most Ver.2 internal parts)
Motor: Long Type
Fire Modes: Semi/Full-Auto, Safety
Package Includes: Gun, Magazine, Manual
Battery: 9.6v Small Butterfly Type recommended (Battery not included)
Hopup: Yes, Adjustable

Manufacturer: Umarex (Licensed by H&K)

Things you may need to get started:
    Battery and Charger – Required to power your AEG; use a high quality battery and charger for best results.

    Spare Magazines – Stay in the fight longer by bringing more ammo with you.

    BBs – High quality precision 6mm BBs recommended; Use 0.20g – 0.25g BBs for best results.

    Silicone Oil – Basic cleaning and lubrication maintenance help keep your Airsoft AEG in top working order.
*Rifle no longer comes with 320rd Hi-Capacity Magazine and instead ships with 140rd Mid-Capacity Magazine

11 Customer Reviews

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by Roland B. on 09/12/2016
"To start off; I bought this rifle while in Taiwan.slight changes were that it was the 16" barrel "13 Hours" edition. 3 months later I give this fully derailed review.
The externals are fare superior than any gun out there with all the HK trades. Mechanical wise it's the complete opposite; there was a massive air leak being caused due to 1/8" gap between the hop up and gearbox anytime a mag is loaded. This resulted in low fps and 175ft max range. This can be resolved through calling umerex/elite force or the prowin mod.

Things you will want to replace is the piston, gearbox and install a mosfet. Also switch to full type cylinder.
The first month my gearbox cracked, piston shredded, and the contacts arched. Thankfully it's compatible with m4/m16 except for the gearbox, cutoff lever and, wiring harness. Also thanks to Evike for having everything I need instock.

In order to make this a phenomenal rifle to out perform, you'll need to modify the Echo1/VFC XCR gearbox to fit, inatall a gate nano ssr mosfet, and full type cylinder, and have the hop up gap resolved.

My results was a 225ft +/-10ft edefective range with a prowin and flat hop with prommy purple bucking on a ghopped stock barrel.
The internals installed were the xcr split gearbox, full cylinder, gate nano ssr mosfet, matrix 115 spring, and a we tech piston. After these changes the rifle was no longer a paper weight and shot as beautiful as it looks. These results were done using .30g Jag Precision bb.

Overall Pros:
Compatibilty with m4/m16 parts
Accuracy/range after upgrades
It's a VFC
Easy disassembly

Overall Cons:
Price spent on upgrades
Stock internal quality
Can be heavy
Mags are expensive
Midcaps only hold 51 rounds.

All in all I would buy again despite the frustrations; it was a fun build that shoots amazing. It's also unique and a great dmr platform if you have the time and funding.
by Gerard K. on 02/19/2016
"Well, had this for several months and used it maybe a dozen times....mostly back yard practice and once in the field for a game. Gear box is done already, and going to be sending it back to Evike for repair. The 45 days are up, no warranty, and it's going to cost me more $$$. Not happy at all.
by Oliver B. on 05/03/2015
"Really great solid gun. I love it. I use it mostly for mid-long range. It shoots through heavy brush no problem.

-Solid full metal quality build
-High rof
-High fps
-Long range
-Heavy and realistic (weight may be a con for some but I like it)
-Trademarks are realistic, also has its own serial number
-Stock has a large battery compartment that could fit a variety of batteries
-Lots of rail space
-Iron sights are nice (I've always liked HK iron sights)
-Full metal gearbox
-Fairly easy field stripping

-Gearbox is complex if you want to upgrade it
-My first one had weak contact points I don't know if that was just a rare manufacturing issue or what but my second one is just fine

Overall great gun, worth it so if you're thinking of getting it just do it.

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