Matrix Full Metal MG42 Airsoft AEG Machine Gun w/ Steel Folding Bipod

$599.00 $449.99

Model: AEG-MG42
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11 Customer Reviews

by Brandon W. on 01/22/2015
"Well, overall this airsoft gun is not very well made. The gearbox comes in two pieces, (the motor and a few gears are in the pistol grip) and the bolts holding the pistol grip to the upper gearbox are sized too small. This meant that there was a little play in the two piece gearbox, and that play lead to my piston stripping to pieces after only shooting one drum mag off. The hop up is horrible, but then again it is a machine gun, so shooting straight is not the biggest priority. The auto winding drum also has its problems as well, as it can jam from time to time, and the motor in the drum is kind of weak. You can upgrade the drum motor for a stronger one, and I rebuilt the gearbox and bought some new machine screws from Home Depot that had a tighter fit,and stopped the play with the gearboxes. Since I rebuilt the gun, it is working allot better, but it still is a bit finicky with the auto winding mag. The best thing about this gun, is that it is an MG-42, at a somewhat reasonable price, vs 2200$ for a Japanese Shoei. This is great for reenactments, but is not the most sturdy airsoft gun, and I have owned quite a few. If you are fine with staying in a stationary position, and don't crawl through the dirt, then the gun is good, but if you like to be mobile, and get dirty, then be warned, as it does require allot of maintenance.
by Dillon J. on 11/15/2014
"So far this gun hasn't disappointed save for the bipod. The screw that allows it to rotate broke while I was using the bipod as a foregrip. This happened 3 weeks after I assembled it from the box. I understand if it wasn't intended to handle that much weight bearing down on it for a prolonged period of time, but at the same time, I believe it should be to withstand it indefinitely. Goes without saying that for a weapon such as this, a bipod makes it infinitely more effective at range. It also makes stowing this weapon safer and keeps stress off the magazine while in a resting position. Please take this back to the drawing board, Evike, and fix this issue for good. Make that screw indestructible, its the weak link.
by Scott C. on 11/07/2014
"This gun is pretty sweet. It is heavy, and looks just like the real thing. I wouldn't want to drop it, because due to its weight I think some parts could break off. I wish it was all steel, but whatever. I am not using it as an airsoft gun, but a prop gun for movies, and it's perfect. Just be aware that the flash hider is all plastic, not like pictured.
Matrix Full Metal MG42 Airsoft AEG Machine Gun w/ Steel Folding Bipod

The Matrix Full Metal MG42 Airsoft AEG Machine Gun is the first of its kind: a true 1:1 AEG MG42 replica. This gun is a must have for any WWII enthusiast or collector due to its level of detail. Though it may feature the level of detail a collector would want, it is far from a weak replica that can only sit on the shelf. This gun is almost completely steel and metal alloy set aside the real wood stock and the textured panels on the pistol grip. Fully adjustable sights adorn the outer receiver alongside a folding steel bipod making this a formidable weapon of choice for any Airsoft squad. The gearbox is fully reinforced with a thick metal shell and steel bushings providing a reliable, sturdy internal system that can take a beating.

Features:
  • Stamped Steel Receiver
  • Full Metal Barrel Assembly
  • Real Wood Stock
  • Full Metal Steel Bushing Gearbox
  • Steel Folding Bipod
  • Textured Imitation Wood Pistol Grip
  • Adjustable Front and Rear Sights
  • Steel 2000rd Box Magazine with Autowind Function (Requires 4x AA Batteries)
  • Realistic 1:1 Replica
  • Integrated Safety Button
  • Battery Tucks Away Inside Stock / Receiver
  • Functioning Mock Charging Handle
  • Compatible with Ver.2 Internal Parts (except proprietary air nozzle)

  • Length: 1250mm
    Weight: 7100g
    Inner Barrel: ~600mm
    Magazine Capacity: 2000rd Autowind Steel Box Magazine
    Muzzle Velocity: 320~350 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)
    Gearbox: Custom Full Metal, Fully Upgradeable
    Motor: Short Type
    Fire Modes: Full-Auto, Safety
    Package Includes: Gun, Box Magazine
    Battery: 9.6v Small Type recommended (Wired to Stock w/ Small Tamiya Connector, Battery & Charger not included)
    Hopup: Yes, Adjustable

    Manufacturer: Matrix (USA Distribution) OEM: AGM / Asia Distribution: S&T / A&K

    This product was added to our catalog on Monday 19 August, 2013.

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