This is a pre-order item with an ETA (estimated arrival) of November 2017
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We are proud to to announce the release of this very nice M79 grenade launcher also know as "The Thumper" by King Arms. It is a single-shot, shoulder-fired, break open grenade launcher which fires an Airsoft 40mm gas grenade first appeared during the Vietnam War. The M79 can fire a wide variety of 40 mm rounds, here at Evike.com, we carry a huge selection of compatible grenade shells for your liking. Increase your fire-power and look better today with the King Arms M79 LauncherBuilt Material and Quality:
This M79 grenade launcher is a full metal launcher with a real wood stock, which a rubber pad affixed to the shoulder stock to make it more supportive and comfortable when aiming. The trigger guard can be rotate either to the left or right side by pushing the detent on the front of the trigger guard. The M79 is designed to work with all types of Airsoft gas grenade shell firing from 6mm bb, .43 caliber paintball and .68 caliber paintball to Nerf Vortex Rockets.Features:
- Aluminum Alloy Barrel.
- Real Wood Handguard and Stock.
- Folding Ladder Style Leaf-Type Rear Sight.
- Front and Rear Sling Swivel.
- 1:1 Scale & Highest Quality M79 Launcher in the market today.
- Built in rubber pad on stock for maximum comfort when aiming.
- Rotating Trigger Guard.Specifications:Caliber:
Airsoft 40mm shells for grenade launchers. (Evike.com means "standard" and "compatibility. All grenade shells we carry are standard 40mm Airsoft M203 shells that works for this M79!)Main Material
Aluminum, Real WoodOperation Method:
Single Shot / Break Open.Capacity
- 1 Compatible 40mm Gas Grenade BBs Shell ( Not Include )Length
King Arms / Hong Kong.Packing Including
- Grenade Launcher and Manual
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"I had been after one of these for years. When KA announced that they were re-releasing a run I pre-ordered here on Evike. It is extremely impressive in person. I also ordered a 6 pack of the matrix shells, and only 3 of them worked, still waiting on my RMA after two weeks. With a decent brand shell though, this M79 is reliable and fires foam training golf balls the best. Amazon has them cheap, and in several bright colors.
The launcher itself is identical to the real one I got to handle in the service except for the weight. This being aluminum rather than steel it is much lighter. It's solidly built but be careful with it and treat it with love, if you drop it on pavement I'd say it would break.
I only fire solid projectiles with it. The nerf ball is terrible with this run of the M79, don't bother with it. Stick to eballs and foam golf balls. Might want to shell out the money on the madbull paintball shell or the S Thunder if you plan on using this regularly. The matrix shells are unreliable at best.
Overall very happy with the M79 especially at the discounted rate here on Evike. Get yourself a cotton green sling off Amazon or a nylon one of Ebay to complete the look.
"I am not into airsoft, but wanted this for a film prop. I have to say its absolutely beautiful! Very accurate to the real thing. I would highly recommend it, at least for a wall hanger or prop from my perspective. Get it while it's hot!
"I run a team sponsored out of Southeast Texas, and we have a couple floating around on our team. They're very cool little launchers. In one of the previous reviews, a reviewer stated that the launcher was not realistic, and that a real launcher like this would shatter ones wrist - well, that's very untrue. This launcher is actually issue correct to NSW/NSWDG kits.
This launcher is also shockingly practical for airsoft, whether you use shower-type or explosive projectile type grenades. We find it very useful in that we can have a fully effective grenade launcher (while staying "kosher," or realistic) without having to sacrifice the ergonomics of our assault weapons. I feel that a lot of people overlook this weapon because they immediately consider it to be silly, whilst in actuality it's a perfect piece of kit for a SEAL or DEVGRU inspired gear kit.
In terms of effectiveness, it's like any other grenade launcher. It's compact, it's simple (less to break at long events), it's full metal and wood (and therefore authentic-ish), and not cumbersome to carry. The barrel length is long enough to be adequate without being TOO short, but not so long as to hinder mobility - hence it's popularity amongst the SOF community. It's effectiveness, authenticity, and overall cool-factor can be improved upon by adding a micro/docter red dot custom-mounted near the rear sight.
Overall, this thing is a very, very cool little GL.
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Pre-order estimated arrival: November 2017
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