Echo1 MTC 3 Full Size (Modular Tactical Carbine) Airsoft AEG Rifle
Inspired by the G36C and SL9, the Echo1 MTC3 or Master Blaster is the latest version in the Modular Tactical Carbine series. The Echo1 MTC3 features a full stock, so you can install mini batteries or an Echo1 liPo and cause more hits to the opposing team. The MTC3 is ready for field use out of the box with its 380 fps and compact setup, so you can run through the field or buildings and empty out those hicaps on other teams. The MTC3 comes with a tac grip to help steady your shots, and two hicaps to keep you in the game longer without having to reload. If you want to upgrade your MTC, you can do so easily due to its well known version 3 gearbox. If you want a compact unique AEG from Echo1 you will have to rock the Master Blaster and show the other team what's up.
Features: Full Metal RIS; Great for Tactical Accessories Full Length Metal Top Rail; Perfect for Scopes and Optics High Strength Nylon Fiber Polymer Receiver and Stock with Detachable Cheek Rest Fully Upgradeable, Full Metal Version 3 Gearbox Uses and comes with two M4 Mags but is easily convertible to take G36 Mags Ergonomic Polymer Motor Grip Functioning Mock Charging Handle Length:
2500g Inner Barrel:
~247mm Magazine Capacity:
300rd Hi-Capacity and 190rd Hi-Capacity Compatible with Echo1, Matrix, Tokyo Marui and other similar M4 / M16 Series Airsoft AEG Magazines Muzzle Velocity:
~380 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs) Thread Direction:
14mm Negative Gearbox:
Ver 3 Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable Motor:
Short Type Fire Modes:
Semi/Full-Auto, Safety Package Includes:
Gun, 2 Magazines, Manual, Battery, Charger Battery:
8.4v Small Type / 7.4v LiPo recommended (Battery included) Hopup:
Yes, Adjustable Manufacturer:
Echo1 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. BB’s – High quality precision 6mm BB’s recommended; Use 0.20g – 0.25g BB’s for best results. Silicone Oil – Basic cleaning and lubrication maintenance help keep your Airsoft AEG in top working order.
"I bought this 2 years ago and I am not disappointed. This is now my backup gun and has never failed me. If you want a unique gun that will turn heads and doesn't break the bank this is it.
Takes m4 mags
Includes 2 mags
Spring release button
Ambi fire selector
Battery kind of annoying to put in and out
Mags a bit wobbly because small magwell
"This rifle has been problem after problem since day one. Upon opening the package and picking up the rifle, the pins fell right out, and I had to switch the positions and hold the handguard pin in place to stop it from falling out. Nextly, the forward grip broke immediately, as it is made of cheap plastic and is a plastic tube glued inside the main body. However, I did enjoy using it, and upon using .25g BBs I noticed the hop up all but vanished. However, this did not last long. The gearbox ate the battery in less than two mags every time, which is quite disappointing. The final issue, however, is the gears jammed, and when I opened the gear box the piston had two of its teeth eaten right off, and the motor housing was split on the side! I'll fix this gun if I can come up with the money, however I think I will be sticking to Gas weapons after this experience.
Fun gun to play with
Is actually pretty accurate for a low end gun
Bad part compatibility
Gearbox and motor are unreliable
"I recently got this gun about a month ago and I must say, its a very solid platform at the end of the day.
I at first wasn't a huge fan of the integrated iron sights, there's a lot of space in the sight profile between the rear and front sights, but after a while I got used to them and they end up working out well.
The receiver is just a Matrix magwell conversion kit, but they provide the parts if you want it to take G36 mags again.
You may want to make sure that all of your pins are installed correctly and are set in the gun well, mine has a few pins that appear to be broken off in the rail system and are stuck in the gun, also the pin to my receiver became very loose at some point during a game and decided to run away. (I'm currently looking for another pin if anyone has suggestions)
You can easily upgrade and mod this gun, specifically you can remove the hand guard and replace it for one of the G36c or G36e hand guards extremely easily and add another layer of customization to the gun. There's plenty of top rail space if you want to add a variety of optics.
Changing your battery can be a bit of a hassle, you have to completely remove the adjustable buttpad with an Allen wrench to get to the battery compartment, so quick battery changes aren't this bad boy's strong suit.
As stated in the video, the selector switch is a little awkward, but it's very easy to get used to and I ended up changing my selector the exact same way as demonstrated in the video (using my thumb on the outside to push the selector down and using my whole hand to pull it up).
The rate of fire on this gun is absolutely great!! You can get a ridiculous amount of bbs out very quickly. I'd almost suggest getting an auto winding drum or box mag for this gun if you don't like changing mags often or aren't a great shot.
The only other slight con about this gun is that it has a hard time with APS 190 round mags along with the full metal counterpart the Matrix VN/SPR 190 round mag if you run those like I usually do. Also, the Angel Custom SR-47 mags for M4s are a little tight in the gun, but offer an incredibly unique look to an already unique gun, almost making it a G36/AK hybrid, a beautiful combination that I would highly recommend.
It also advertises a 300 round mag along with a 190 round mag, I ended up with 2 300 round mags, one normal M4 mag along with a Vietnam style stick mag, this might have just been a fluke or something, but they both work great in the gun.
Even with its little quirks, overall I'm giving this gun a 5/5 because in the end it's extremely solid, easy to get used to, well balanced, and simply a fun gun to use. I probably just had a bad luck of the draw with the broken pins and yours probably won't have the same problem as mine.
GET THIS GUN. *mic drop*
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