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"Excellent gun. Sounds really cool and performs well. Get some extra 51 rd. mags, you will need them. "Hello fellow air-softers. I purchased this handgun not long ago and it is Soooooo awesome! Right out of the box I knew I would love it. It is full metal with a plastic grip which feels kind of cheap and light, but the magazine compensates and balances the gun. Unfortunately, this gun is quite unreliable. You have to constantly fill the magazine with propane about every 1 and a half full clips. And it has to be lubricated, obviously considering it is a GBB. And because I use propane, it smells really bad. But other than that, this gun is amazing and you should get it if you want it as a secondary weapon. "What we have is a neat looking gun that has a long barrel with good accuracy and power. It definitely functions well and the sturdy body you want for rigorous play.
+ Power is manageable
+ Longer barrel seems to do wonders for accuracy
+ Great weight and feel
- Breakdown can take a while. 4 different points are secured that need to be removed before you can adjust the hopup.
- The long barrel can be a bit tricky when drawing or holstering
= Our team uses a single magazine style and it uses Hi-CAPA mags, so this means that it was pretty easy to coordinate.
= Threaded adapter is a bit of a pain. Nothing major.
= Hopup needs to be adjusted as it is quite a bit off upon purchase.
REVIEW NOTICE: This information is from user experience. Many parts may vary between users. "I got this gun back in April of 2013 and it still works.
pros: gun is still worth 5 stars even with some problems.
The gun is still very accurate.
It is very upgradeable which u tried but this product is not worth it http://www.evike.com/products/33447/ ( it was just bad, loss of gas and sealing)
Since the gun is so big I ordered a fore grip and 2 hicapa 51 round magazines.
The front screws that keep the potato masher like compensator get loose and easily lost, and the bottom screw might, (but electrical tape can fix it if you twist a long strip of it where the sticky side is the rope and wrap around it and then wrap some tape around compensator.)
magazines are still a pain some times but get extra O-rings for the bottom fill valve.
I still HIGHLY recommend buying it, just remember O-rings and buy KJW HICAPA magazines they are better than we. "this gun is awesome! one of the best pistols I've ever had. get one or two extra mags its very fun to go pistol only!!
if you drop the mag the gas hinge will come loose and release gas even after you fill it up, if that happens just get a new mag...its not the actual gun. "Well guys i have had this gun for a few years now I got it for x-mas in 2011 and i have to say that it is my favorite gun i use it as my primary right now. This gun has had everything i could put on it including a grenade launcher, red dot sight, Noveske Airsoft Amplifier flash hider "made the gun much louder like it needed it", lasers, and lights. The only down side for me was when i first got it like most people parts were loose and i had bbs roll out of the barrel. But when you take the time and adjust the hop-up and tighten all the screws it becomes an amazing pistol that if you take care of it, it will take care of you. in about 4 years I have had 2 springs i have replaced and a few mag lips break, and besides that i have had a few screws strip from being used but besides that this gun still shoots 350 fps and i am accurate enough to hit people on the other side of the field. if you want a gun that you can use every time you go to the field or as a massive secondary it is well worth the money and dont forget about the holy cow deal where u get an extra mag cause you will need it.
meat tenderizer on the front
accurate to about 75 feet
adjustable rear sight
take down is harder cause u have to remove the compensator before u pull off the slide
really loud "And even louder if you get a Airsoft Amplifier Flash Hider :)"
hop ups a pain to get to
leg holster is hard to get cause of the length and bulk of the pistol "I got this gun about a year ago and it still works fine.
Loud:scares my friend who has an Uzi and shot me in the arm with it and he was really scared when I pointed it at him.
Really upgradeable which is good that there are plenty out there.
IT shoots really far with the barrel, you could easily hit a human sized target from 120 feet
Magazines can be a pain(GET KJW HICAPA MAGAZNES)
The O ring can easily fall out after Lots of use.
They don't make 7 inch 6.01 barrels( but you could try to get a long one and cut it?
I would but it again but I would buy upgrades. "I came on here to look for a compatible clip for my exelerator that i had for 2 yrs now Which i love and couldnt help read some of the reviews.
Almost all and any metal on metal screws will cause vibration making them come out and become loose which is why the gun wobbles.
A simple fix would be to buy (Thread Locker)medium strength maybe $7. take out the screws and put this on the grooves and put back in. it acts as a sort of glue strong enough to hold but can be taken out if need be. "had the gun for a year now-worth every penny. yes, it wobbles when you first get it as some have mentioned, but put a little work into it, and it wont. can upgrade it to the freakin max. a little work, and its jsut gorgeous. just wish the red colored after market parts where in stock more often.... but thats just me.
has a good bit of kick, and can take propane and co2 (which, i gotta say, is HUGELY under utilized or mentioned in the reviews....). has some good weight, but being an owner of a real steel 1911, id have liked to have a touch more steel on it than aluminum, the weight is nothing as is.
only issues are the outer barrel is a little loose and took a little creative work to make a new part to remedy that, and the whole tenderizer/bayonet front has to be unscrewed before you can take the slide off for work.
all in all, i say buy this, and then customize the hell out of it, it is so very worth it. and look quite badass with a riot shield in the other hand lol. "ok this gun is a beast, shoots hard, very accurate, and looks really cool! but once you look past all these things its not as hot. i had this gun for only a month, and the whole gun wobbles... A LOT. the bolts come loose after about 5 shots and i ended up loosing one so the part on the end of the barrel slides around when I shoot it. the gun is a gas guzzler, you can barely get through a mag with it full. it looks cool and it shoots hard but it is just not a good buy for anyone. get a nice KWA if you really want a pistol "this gun is fantastic. very sturdy construction, rate of fire is basically as fast as you can pull the trigger cause of the split slide.
maintenance is very easy, just have to take apart the front end first but still, very easy.
noticed some reviews mentioned problems with the weight, its only an issue if you cant hold a real one. lol.
overall, with all the parts available, id say this gun is more than worth the money. only real complaint i have is that holsters are not easy to find that work well with it, the longer barrel makes it stick out and the sights can catch. "Pros
Fast ROF (the slide being cut in half reduces the time for the slide to reset)
Decent FPS (most GBB pistols are around the same but this is a little low for the extra barrel length)
Metal upper and lower
Lower rail out of the box
HUGE amount of wobble on the gun (this is the biggest problem for me out of the box the front wobbles so much was impossible to even sight in, also when the slide is cycling it has higher wear and tear when its not a smooth motion)
Threading on the barrel is not the best and sometimes wont work (can re-thread it fairly easily but you will take off a lot of the paint to make it usable in US)
HEAVY (not unbearable but more than a pistol should be to the point were i would recommend a fore-grip if you are using as primary)
Its not bad but WE makes better guns and some of them are on evike for a lower price than this ($109 right now) the only major plus is the extra length means you can add a long inner barrel without adding a mock suppressor.
I would recommend looking into
http://www.evike.com/product_info.php?products_id=39376 ($99 when I'm posting this
or this from KJW
http://www.evike.com/product_info.php?products_id=31520 ($115 when I'm posting this) Displaying
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