Designed in the mid 1980's, the Spectre is a light weight and compact weapon designed to fill a close quarters combat role. Aside from its impressive firepower at short range engagements, what makes this weapon unique is the high capacity "casket magazine" which is best described as a double-double stack mag which utilizes a quad-column design to hold extra ammunition for the same length.
The Rapid Deploy Pistol (RDP) features full-sized version 3 compatible internals in a custom gearbox that can be upgraded to anything you could imagine. The RDP makes an excellent primary or backup weapon due to its very compact size and is light enough you could even wield two RDPs.
- High impact reinforced polymer receiver
- Custom 7mm steel bearing gearbox w/ version 3 internal compatibility
- Light weight compact design
- Reinforced internals
- Accessory rail on right side of gun
- Easy access front grip battery compartment
~127mm (6.06mm Diameter)Magazine Capacity:
40rd Standard CapacityMuzzle Velocity:
~290 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)Thread Direction:
7mm Steel Bearing Custom Gearbox, Ver.3 CompatibleMotor:
Short TypeFire Modes:
Semi/Full-Auto, SafetyPackage Includes:
Gun, Magazine, 8.4v Small Type Battery, ChargerBattery:
8.4v Mini Type or 7.4v Mini LiPo recommended (Wired to front grip w/ small Tamiya)Hopup:
Yes, Adjustable (1pc Style w/ Madbull Bucking)Manufacturer:
Matrix (OEM: S&T)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.
(Write a review)
"This is an awesome gun that is great for short range combat and pairs well with a m4 or m16 style gun.
Decent fire rate
Easy to use for grip
Fun to shoot
Small mags(Ammo amount)
"Beast gun,very cool gun,soots fast, great for CQB, i used it in the field once. 10/10
"The RDP is a faithful recreation of the SITES Spectre M4, to a certain degree. It's an awesome unicorn weapon, but falls short where it really counts.
External build quality is really good.
It's a Spectre and not just another P90 or MP5.
Internal quality is on par with other SMG replicas in this range.
Fieldable right out of the box, sorta.
Fully V3 parts compatible.
Battery included and even a 7.4 LiPo will not fit in the battery compartment without some serious mods or loads of tape (like what I had to do!)
Magazines are limited to 40 rounds and no mid-caps or hi-caps are available for it. You'll run dry faster than other players with similar priced AEGs.
No option to add a stock unless you modify one.
Magazines are a bit too easy to release by mistake.
Hop-up is relatively difficult to adjust, especially for gloved users.
Selectors and safety are pretty confusing to those not knowledgeable of the Spectre.
Selectors are really hard to move out of the box.
Ergonomics of the grips feel uncomfortable.
All in all, the RDP is a unique replica and has lots of potential to be a wonderful CQb weapon or sniper's sidearm, but it was plagued with cutbacks and cut corners in development. If you can catch on sale or used, you'll be happy, but for full price, you should look elsewhere.
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