"Got mine a few weeks ago, pre-ordered october 2015.
IT DOES NOT HAVE AN ADJUSTABLE HOPUP!
Out of the box it did not work at all, after a almost complete disassembly i found one of the connector to the motor was completely broken in half, some of the screws on the receiver had fallen of.
Fixed it and took it for a field test the following morning, the accuracy sucked big time and the bb´s did only travel about 15-20m (50-60ft)
The magazine holder is placed to far back so you can only angle it up a couple of degrees before it hits the tripod, so forget about shooting up hill or into high buildings without some modification, and its not in line with the bullet feed on the gun.
Bought an original tripod instead of the one that´s for sale with the gun, but the measurements is the same.
The charging handle is a joke and you risk shorting cables to the battery if you force it.
The inner barrel ends about 10-12 cm inside the outer barrel, and worst of all it does not have a adjustable hopup like they say, have removed the inner barrel and hop up unit from the gun and it is no way you can adjust the hopup, it is 100% fixed without modification.
It is a cool looking gun, but don´t expect to be able to take it out on the field without some modifications right out of the box. "After almost a year of waiting, IT HAS ARRIVED! The box in came in was bland, but I'm fine with that. I have had the 14lb tripod for a while and am finally able to have its counterpart on it. This beast of a ~25lb gun is just pretty as the pictures, even more so in person. I was going to do some modification of the trigger so I could fire it whilst moving, but the distance between the trigger and handle is A LOT smaller than the pictures show.
-Satisfying to hold
-Mine is fairly accurate
-Love the box mag
-Comes with a VERY nice certificate of authenticity
-No spare mags
-My charging handle seems to get stuck about half way
-HUGE orange tip, but that is not really a HUGE issue
-I Pre-Ordered mine last August, got it on July 8th 2016
All in all this is going on my list of guns that no one else but me, gets to use. The only "problem" is no extra mags, but it is not gonna hinder my perfect 5 rating on this magnificent piece of art. "I have not fielded the weapon yet, so this is a fresh out of the box backyard review.
It was well packed and arrived undamaged. It is really heavy and solid feeling! The only plastic I can find is on the pistol grip. The ammo box mount has to be attached with two allen screws you will find attached to the weapon on the left side. Unscrew them, and then attach the mount with those screws. One very welcome surprise is that the ammo box has been wired to load bb's when the trigger is pulled, like on my A&K M60! No red button to push with one hand while you aim and fire with the other! I was VERY happy to see that modification. The ammo box uses 4 AA batteries. I only wish the whole ammo box system had been better engineered to allow dummy rounds to be placed in the top of the ammo box and feed into the weapon for that authentic look. The box is placed too far aft and the bb feed tube is right where the rounds would go. I will have to try to figure out some way to fix this because dummy rounds are just a must have for a weapon like this. The good news is that the system fed bb's just fine, so you can't fault that.
The charging handle feels a bit funny in that is doesn't want to slide back very easily. Also, there is the potential to damage the wires for the weapon's battery and the wire that connects the trigger to the ammo box feed motor when actuating the charging handle. Caution is advised.
I appreciate the tag that came with the weapon showing that it had been test fired, with an FPS of 380-390. However, my XCORTECH X3200 only showed 260 FPS with .20's. A bit disappointing. Not sure who to believe now. If my chrono is reading that low, then all my other guns are shooting way hotter than I thought! The rate of fire was 9.6 rounds per second with a 7.4v lipo.
So, I still really like this weapon despite the minor gripes. I've been wanting one for a long time, and it's finally here! It was obviously engineered to be a reliable, real-world, no kidding, take it into battle weapon for honest airsoft use, not just as a pretty display piece.
Pros: Realistic weight and look.
Almost no plastic.
Auto winding ammo box operates with trigger.
Lots of STEEL!
Cons: Ammo box placement could be better to allow dummy rounds.
Feed tube interferes with dummy round placement as well.
FPS appears to be low. (could just be my chrono, but I doubt it)
Charging handle feels sloppy and proximity to wires inside is a concern.
So there is my preliminary review. Hope this helps you guys.
Carry on, and be careful out there. Read More Reviews Write a Review
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*Tripod sold separately. All guns sold in the U.S. will be sold with blaze orange tip in compliance with federal law EMG M1919 WWII American Automatic Squad Support Weapon Airsoft AEG - Limited Edition (Package: Gun and Pintle)
The M1919 is by far one of the most iconic and unique American firearms of all time. Modeled after the famous M1919 Browning machine gun, the 6mmProShop M1919 is an authentic replica of the irreplaceable American squad support weapon for WWII re-enactment and collectors. This limited edition replica, with nearly full CNC and machine milled construction, was made with the intention of producing an M1919 with the authentic look and feel of the real thing. What's exciting is that 6mmProShop redesigned the Airsoft version of the M1919 to be more than a just collector’s piece. 6mmProShop in collaboration with A&K outfitted the M1919 with a reliable M249 gearbox that is LiPo ready and fully reinforced for realistic rapid firing.On the outside the 6mmProShop M1919 boasts some hefty construction with heavyweight materials. Overall the gun alone weighs an impressive 18lbs lending a realistic feel in handling. The 6mmProShop M1919 includes a stamped steel 5000rd box magazine that sits nicely in the attached magazine tray, making it simple to mount up to a tripod and provide some serious support.
The tried and true A&K M249 gearbox was selected by the EMG team not only because it boasts some robust construction right out of the box, but it also has a large offering of compatible upgrade and replacement parts, making it possible for the first time in Airsoft history to not just own an M1919 replica, but to be able use it on a regular basis.
The 6mmProShop M1919 is a worldwide limited edition run and is surely something you don’t want to pass up on for your arsenal.
About the M1919:
The M1919 is a .30 caliber chambered medium machine gun that saw much of its life spent in the trenches, foxholes, and fields throughout World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. It was based upon the M1917 but was designed to be air-cooled, which made in turn made it the go-to crew serve weapon of choice for many years of service.
Features: Worldwide limited edition run Hefty, heavyweight fit and finish Made almost entirely from steel and aluminum parts LiPo ready A&K M249 gearbox 5000rd box magazine with built-in pressure switch (requires 4x AA batteries, sold separately) Rear sight adjustable for windage and elevation Airsoft-spec Pintle Mount included Tripod and Traverse & Elevation mechanism sold separately here at Evike.com Length:
5000rd Box Magazine (Proprietary)
380~410 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)
7.4v LiPo recommended (Battery not included. Wired to the receiver with a Small Tamiya connector)
Gun, Box Magazine, Pintle Mount
M1919 Manual Available HERE Things you may need to get started: – Required to power your AEG; use a high quality battery and charger for best results. Battery and Charger – High quality precision 6mm BB’s recommended; Use 0.20g – 0.25g BB’s for best results. BB’s – Basic cleaning and lubrication maintenance help keep your Airsoft AEG in top working order. Silicone Oil
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