Reviews: G&P Colt Licensed Full Metal M16A1 M16 Vietnam Airsoft AEG Rifle

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1 Customer Review
Model: AEG-GP290
Location: L4-905

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by Patrick M. on 2013-09-17 09:01:05
"This G&S model reproduces the M16A1 configuration pretty faithfully. If you are looking for a metal-body rifle in an accurate M16A1 configuration this is a good choice. The Colt rollmarks are a nice feature, although they goofed and stamped M-16A1 instead of M16A1; oh well. I'm an Army veteran who carried a real M16A1 in the seventies and I'm a picky SOB when it comes to technical accuracy. That said, I'm very happy with this M16A1 replica.

There are a couple things I don't care for. The nonfunctioning dust cover is disappointing. On my example the exposed barrel between the front sight and the flash hider has fine grooves machined into it, almost like threads; no idea what they were thinking there.

The gun is wired for a large type battery and the ad recommends a 9.6v large type. The hatch opening in the buttplate is too small for a large battery to fit through and the stock is too short to hold a 9.6v large type. I filed the opening enough to get a battery through and used a large type 8.4v Ni-MH battery.

So how does it shoot? Well, I don't do competative combat shooting so all I can say is on my backyard range with the 8.4v battery and .20g biodegradable pellets I'm happy with the performance I get.

I can't really rate this for combat effectiveness, but I give it high marks as an accurate historical replica of the M16A1 for the discerning collectors out there.

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