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Echo1 AK74 CPM Full Metal Airsoft AEG w/ Side Folding Skeleton Stock
by Alex E. Date Added: May 2, 2008
If you buy this gun for its performance, I advise you to buy a longer gun such as the Vector Arms VMG. However, you simply cannot beat this gun's exterior. It is truly full metal, as only the hand guards are plastic, while the rear grip is some sort of very strong polymer. The stock folds very easily and is lightweight.

All the metal parts and the rear grip are flat black, while the fore grip is satin black. The only part that is not flat black on the exterior is the bolt, which is painted a cheap silver color that I do not personally like and think it needs to be replaced by a flat black bolt.

The magazine is also a high quality plastic and feeds OK... It must be wound fully several times during a war to empty the entire mag, and with a 9.6v battery, you will find yourself winding often.

The trademarks are simple, with one side reading "Vector Arms", and the other with "Vector Arms", a caliber marking (5.45x39 I believe, whatever the real gun is), the name of the gun, and a serial number.

I will soon mount a scope on it using the CYMA AK scope mount, and I have already mounted a Madbull Blackside silencer on the front. I have also bought the AK gun sling on this web site, and all together, I think it looks sorta terrorist/ Spetsnaz.

The performance leaves only range to be desired, but then again, if I wanted range, I would have bought a gun with a longer barrel. I use this gun as a sniper backup as it is relatively small and very accurate at short distances, as well as having a good ROF with the 9.6v 1500 battery I bought.

I rated this a 5 because even though I feel this gun lacks range and long distance accuracy, it is a compact weapon meant to be used as a CQB or backup gun.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
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