"I recently bought this gun and have run it in a few skirmishes as well as a longer op, so here goes.
This is one solid AEG for sure. Body and outer barrel are metal, and the internals are pretty solid overall. The included battery and charger are crap, so do yourself a favor and get a new one. Personally I've got a 9.6 nunchuck battery that works, and when you remove the foam insert in the stock it will fit with a bit of finangling.
So far I've only run into a few problems, all pretty minor.
First issue I had as the wiring in the stock is pretty stiff. If you bend the wiring too far the casing will split, exposing the copper. It's a pretty easy fix with either some electrical tape to wrap it, or using a bit of the liquid electrical tape you can find at Home Depot for about 5 bucks for a good sized bottle of the stuff.
Second issue is the weight. This is a HEAVY AEG. I own a WASR-10/63 and this is heavier than that (haven't weighed them, so it's just based on my feeling about it), even fully loaded up with ammo and optics. I use a one-point sling to carry this, and it digs in after a while. Once I get a vest I can hook into, the weight distribution will probably be better.
Third issue is that MAG midcaps (in particular the Bakelite/Brown mags) do not like to feed in this AEG. Looking at the feed lip on the included magazines vs. the MAG brand midcaps, I can see the stock ones have a small bump on the feed lip, and that may be it, then again it could always be me overloading the magazines and then double feeds causing the magazine to jam, so take this for what it's worth.
Fourth issue is the front sight post is not very adjustable. It might just be mine, but a few other people I've met with this same AK say that it apparently isn't meant to be adjusted. I've tried the included adjustment tool, as well as my real-steel tool, and neither want to work.
Overall, I would recommend this AEG for anyone who likes AKs. The one I own does not come with a side-rail mount, so to mount optics you'll need a Beryl-style mount, or a railed foregrip to mount optics.
Full metal receiver/barrel
Real wood stock/foregrip/pistol grip
Solid FPS (Chronos around 375 with .23 bio-d bbs)
Can fit a 9.6 nun-chuck
Blowback function is pretty cool
Heavy. If you have a good sling rig, this probably won't be as bad.
It seems like some aftermarket mags don't like to feed
The finish on the wood is really bright, and rubs off pretty easily
The Kalashnikov trade rubs off pretty easily
Blowback function may make it a bit more difficult to get to the GB and replace hop-up/inner barrel. "Got this gun for Christmas and this gun is amazing! The feel of the real wood in your hands is amazing! the blow-back gives a slight recoil. The 600 round high capacity mag works great, no mis-feeds no problems at all. Now for the pros and cons:
small battery compartment
not very upgradeable externally
selector switch is very tight ( might just be my gun)
stock battery isn't very good ( I suggest getting a 9.6 small type)
trademarks wear off
so far this gun hasn't broken or jammed once, I highly suggest this gun to any airsofter looking for a nice AK-47 to own.
PS: The first one I got jammed and I had to send It back. it seems to working fine now. "Great gun!! I have played a couple matches with it so far and this thing dominates the field.
-Full metal, Full wood
-Hi-cap mag (Mine came with an extra)
-Fire-rate (Box says 750-850 but I measured 660-700)
-Weight (I Like that it feels like a real AK47)
-No sling(but you can add one)
-Battery doesn't last a long time
-Iron sights are not as good as some Ak47 models iv'e seen
-Hop up lever is wobbly
-Not a lot of room for bigger battery
-The select fire switch scratches the black paint. :(
note: Evike sent me a defective model at first, but I sent it back and they fixed it up really good as new.
Over all this gun is the best gun iv'e had. All of the cons are very minor and don't effect the amazing performance of the gun. I Definitely suggest getting this gun if you like a classic style Ak47. Read More Reviews Write a Review
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Full Metal / Real Wood / Blowback Kalashnikov AK47 Airsoft AEG by CYMA (CM046)
This AEG is so well built Kalashnikov (The inventor for AK) decided to license it with their markings on it! Making it an AK manufactured by the owners and designers of real AK47! CYMA / Matrix AK47 is a fully customized AK47 designed by the technicians at Matrix and CYMA and built with the best parts from bottom up. Real Wood furniture, Full metal body, full reinforced gearbox with advanced gear set, Torque up motor, Great accuracy, 400 FPS, Hi-cap magazine, Real Wood full stock and more! CYMA even added the electric blowback feature to give this AK47 ultimate realistic firing action. This custom AEG normally retails for over $500! before Matrix mass produced it with one of the best AK AEG manufacturers in the industry today.
Package Includes: AEG, Magazine, Manual Dimension: 875mm Inner Barrel: 407mm Thread Direction: 14mm negative Manufacture: Cybergun OEM: CYMA. Gear Box: AK / Version 3 (Tokyo Marui compatible) Muzzle Velocity: 390~460 FPS Magazine Capacity: 600 rounds high capacity magazine. Drum Mag / Dual Mag / Mid-cap available here at Evike.com Effective Range: 100~120 feet Gearbox: Ver. 3 / Full Metal / Fully customizable. Fire Mode: Full Auto / Semi Auto and Safety Battery: 8.4v small type recommended (Battery & charger not included) BB: 0.20g or heavier Matrix & compatible high grade bbs recommended. Hopup: Yes / Adjustable Motor: Short Type, High Torque Features:
- Kalashnikov Licensed with "REAL AK47" markings.
- Full Metal Receiver and Receiver Cover.
- Full metal upgradeable Reinforced Gearbox (TM-compatible)
- Electric Blowback Function with Moving Bolt Cover.
- Full Automatic / Semi Automatic select fire.
- Takes most after-market AK AEG magazines
- Round AK47 Flash hider
- Real Wood Foregrip
- Real Wood Pistol Grip
- Real Wood full size AK47 Stock
- High Torque Motor
- Adjustable Sight and sling hook.
- Full Metal outer barrel assembly
- Adjustable Hopup Review:
Get the newest version only at your distributor direct Evike.com! This AK has all the feature you'll ever look for on a AK47 (great performance, real wood furniture, metal body, blowback gearbox, easy to work on gearbox, compatible magazines and great reliability.) CYMA is selected the top AK manufacture in the world with the best quality control. All the parts on this AK47 are rock solid and constructed with great material. All the detail such as the sight, sling adapter, bolt, selector, grip, flash-hider and built-in side rail accessory mount for easy scope mount attachment, are flawlessly reproduced making this AK a great AEG to add to anyone's collection.
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