*Scope not included
Devastation; the word that comes to mind when thinking about the AW338 Sniper Rifle. The rifle was designed with long-range engagements in mind, and when in the right hands is one of the most effective sniper rifles of its time. The AW338 also has the benefits of being lighter weight and produces a smaller noise and muzzle flash signature than its .50 BMG counterparts. The AW338 has been in service since 1996 seeing use by sniper teams around the world and even holds the record for the longest range sniper kill at 2,707 yards (over 1.5 miles).
UFC has done a truly great job of recreating the tried and true long-distance AW338 sniper rifle. When you pick up this rifle it has a nice, hefty feel to it, thanks to its steel outer barrel assembly. The metal bolt mechanism is nice and smooth and is linked to a robust trigger assembly that can handle up to a 500+ FPS spring. The stock is molded from high strength nylon-reinforced polymer that gives the rifle an overall solid feel in the hands; definitely worthy of airsoft skirmishing in any environment. An adjustable steel bipod with QD mounting bayonet is included and when combined with the built-in steel rear monopod provides an extremely stable platform for the user. Transporting the rifle is made easy thanks to its folding stock. When the stock is locked into ready position it makes for a very comfortable shooting experience, especially due to the adjustable cheek rest and comfortable rubber butt pad. A dovetail scope mount has been included with the rifle and fits snugly on the rifle's integrated dovetail optic rail. An aggressive muzzle brake finishes off the look of the rifle making it just right. The steel 45rd magazine is removable allowing for easy reloading when needed, extra mags are available here at Evike.com.
- Solidly built nylon-reinforced polymer stock
- Heavyweight steel alloy fluted outer barrel
- Full metal bolt carrier assembly and bolt handle
- Robust trigger assembly can handle upwards of 500+ FPS (500 FPS spring sold separately)
- Stainless steel cylinder assembly
- Removable 45rd steel magazine
- Steel QD bipod with adjustable legs
- Folding stock for easy transport
- Adjustable cheek rest
- Built-in adjustable rear monopod provides extra stabilization
- Rubber buttpad
- Dovetail scope mount rail
- Scope mounting ring included (scope sold separately)
- Aggressive steel muzzle brake
1035mm / 1220mm (Folded / Total)Weight:
380~420 FPS (Measured with 0.20g BBs)System:
Spring, Bolt ActionFire Modes:
Single Shot, SafetyPackage Includes:
Gun, Magazine, Bipod, Scope Mount, ManualHopup:
Matrix (USA Distribution) / UFC S&T, Japan. OEM
FPS Range: 380-499
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"This gun is a good gun. But it did have its flaws.
I've had this sniper for a little over a year now and have made some modifications and upgrades along the way. Several of these modifications are because of the flaws the gun used to have. Firstly, since the mag is located where it is supposed to be, there has to be a feeding chute from the mag to the hop-up unit. I experienced feeding problems with this, so I got rid of imperfection and burrs inside for a smoother flow of BBs. I also put more tension on the spring inside the mag to push the BBs a little harder.
The internals of the trigger box the box itself are metal and lasted for a while, but then the main lever inside gave out. There is no replacement of this part, as far as I know. So I machined a new part out of a solid piece of steel- just keep this in mind. The spring is powerful, but has just recently started to warp for me. The spring guide and piston of the bolt assembly are plastic. The positive side of this is it is a little quieter, but the negative is the spring digs into the base of the spring, making it unable to rotate freely. Although the parts work and the stock piston is ported, these parts should be upgraded.
The hop-up of this gun is nice and consistent from the start, but I've shimmed mine for a more secure fit, and r-hopped it. The gun was accurate to begin with, but now it has great range and accuracy. One thing to keep in mind, however, is that the bucking is unique to this gun, as far as I know. So be extremely careful with it, because a replacement would be near impossible to find.
So upgrades-The spring, spring guide, piston, cylinder, and cylinder head are VSR-10 compatible. Just about everything else is unique.
-Upgrade the stock spring guide to some sort of ball bearing one
-Upgrade the piston to one of higher quality
-Could upgrade spring if you chose to
-R-hop really helped me, but it is not necessary to be effective.
-Accurate out of the box
-Powerful (I recommend nothing lighter than .30g bbs, I use .32g)
-Relatively quiet, which is good for stealth
-Very sturdy, has a great feel to it
-Some feeding issues
-Lack of upgrade parts
-Heavy (Gets tiring after running around)
Overall, out of the box, I'd give this gun a 4/5 because it works and gets the job done. After a few upgrades, this thing becomes a beast and deserves a 5/5
"I just got this rifle today and have not had a chance to fire it. I did order the spring which when I attempted to replace the internals, snapped off the top of where the spring is stored and directs the airflow (Part X04).
When I finally got the spring replaced after snapping off the part, I fired the gun and after about 15 times, the internal parts that control the spring snapped in half. When you buy this gun, I recommend replacing at a minimum the base of the spring system to a metal part (S10) and the spring itself which brings the FPS up to 500.
High FPS once the spring is replaced
Realistic feel and look
Magazines (Bought 4, 1 came with the gun. 3 of the 5 fit in the magazine well) - Expensive for extra mags.
Heavy - carrying this gun around on the field will get tired.
BB Feeder is made out of plastic; however its the only plastic parts aside from the stock.
Requires alan wrenches to disassemble but does not come with any.
Parts are hard to find on the Internet aside from the spring.
Overall, this is a good gun to buy, just beware of the flaws, like most guns.
"So this is just gonna be a short review on the gun...
It is a pretty good sniper rifle....well worth it's price and the metal looks very realistic
The finish on it looks like real gun metal but it's really heavy duty aluminum
The bipod feels weak but is actually high quality
It comes with 1 inch scope mounts for the dove tail rail which is nice
But mags are expensive!
- It's an L115A3
- it's very accurate
- very realistic
- folding stock
- Bipod included
- scope mount included
- realistic magazine placement
- Slight barrel wobble
- extremely heavy (about 23 lbs)
Overall great gun 10/10 would buy again!
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