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EMG Helios Daniel Defense Licensed MK18 Airsoft AEG Rifle by Specna Arms (Model: CORE Series / Black & Tan / Gun Only)

ID: 47906 (AEG-SA-C19-DD-BT)
EMG Helios Daniel Defense Licensed MK18 Airsoft AEG Rifle by Specna Arms (Model: CORE Series / Black & Tan / Gun Only)
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This gun has a muzzle velocity rating (FPS) between 366 and 500, and is compliant for export to Canada.
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  • Ultra lightweight fiberglass reinforced polymer receiver
  • Officially licensed Daniel Defense trades
  • Nylon fiber furniture
  • Metal barrel assembly, flash hider, charging handle, and sling swivels
  • ESA quick spring change system allows the spring to be changed without the need to disassemble your gun
  • Rotary type hopup with 6.03mm tight bore barrel
  • 380 fps spring pre-installed from factory, optional 310 fps (M90) spring included to reduce muzzle velocity
Specna Arms meets the expectations of clients by presenting the CORE line of products - an exceptional series of replicas that introduces a new quality to the market. An attractive price in combination with an innovative spring change system as well as high-quality materials make this replica suitable for beginners and seasoned airsoft players alike.
The receiver, stock slide, handguard and a SF stock that holds the battery, as well as the pistol grip, were made from nylon reinforced polymer. Remaining components such as the barrel, flash hider, enlarged charging handle and tactical sling swivels were made of metal (parts made of steel include the screws, pins, shell ejection window and mock bolt carrier). The receiver bears markings and a serial number.
The replica's parts fit very well together and the User will not experience any loose spots between the lower and upper receiver. The use of a light polymer receiver allowed for a reduced weight, which makes it very suitable for dynamic games or long-lasting mil-sims. What's more, fiberglass reinforcement makes the receiver also more durable than polymer and metal receivers.

The replica features a ESA Quick Spring Change System. Due to that system, it is possible to rapidly and quickly adapt the power of the replica to the conditions expected on the playing field without the necessity to have the access to a workshop or a set of special tools - all that is required is to remove the stock slide in order to gain access to the spring so that it can be removed without having to pull out or disassemble the gearbox.
The advantages of ESA system are hard to overstate. In the light of the current internal regulations inside various groups, the system guarantees the User a varied set of possibilities and plenty of freedom. ESA system allows with a minimal amount of time to change the main spring, thusly customize the muzzle velocity towards the area of the game in such a way so as to guarantee an ideal compromise between the effectiveness of fire and safety for the User himself as well as other participants.

The replica is fully compatible with LiPo and LiFe batteries. Due to a base muzzle velocity of ~380 FPS provided by the main spring installed by default by the manufacturer, the replica is perfect for operating on a medium range. The set also includes an M90 spring, which allows reducing the muzzle velocity to ~310 FPS and as a result to adapt the replica for close-ranged and indoor operations.
The gearbox contains 8 mm slide bearings as well as shimmed steel gears based on them. The system is secured with four anti-reversal latches. A light, made of a polycarbonate polymer piston is equipped with a full steel strip, in order to increase its durability. Also, implemented were a type 0 cylinder and a steel circuit-breaker, as well as a precise rotary Hop-Up chamber. The durability of parts allows for the cooperation with M140 springs.
The precisely-made rotary type Hop-Up chamber perfectly fit with high quality 6,03 precision barrel. The use of precision barrel has a positive effect on the range and accuracy of the replica.

Manufacturer: EMG / Specna Arms (Licensed by Daniel Defense)

FPS Range: 375-390


Length: 700mm - 785mm (Adjustable)
Weight: 2580g
Inner Barrel: 290mm
Inner Barrel Diameter: 6.03mm
Magazine Capacity: 380rds
Thread Direction: 14mm Negative
Gearbox: Ver 2 Metal, Fully Upgradeable
Motor: Long Type
Fire Modes: Semi/Full-Auto, Safety
Battery: 7.4v / 11.1v Buffer Tube LiPo Battery Recommended (Wired to rear w/ small Tamiya connector. Battery and Charger not included. We recommend using only high quality batteries and smart chargers)
Hopup: Yes, Adjustable
Package Includes: Gun, Magazine, Spare M90 Spring, Vertical Grip, Manual

About EMG

The EMG vision is to manufacture products the world has never seen before; products we would put our name on, and products that hit the spot! "EMG" (Evike Manufacturing Group) was spawned from the realization that if you want something done exactly the way you want it, you need to do it yourself, and we did just that.
We took our 16 years of knowledge as the market's lead retailer, our network of 300+ superior manufacturers, to work with inspiring top innovators in the firearms industry. That combined with the vision to invest into the Airsoft industry, an industry we believe in, EMG was born.

About Specna Arms

Specna Arms is a brand manufactured in Hong Kong. Our aim is to deliver high-quality, good-looking and reasonably-priced Airsoft replicas. We are constantly developing both technical and visual aspects of our products to offer our customers the best airsoft experience.

6 Customer Reviews

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by Caed H. on 05/20/2024
"this is a good gun the mag it comes with is not great but the guns is with this gun i recomend useing midcap with this gun
by Daniel M. on 02/20/2024
"Bought the black/tan EMG Helios mk18 Edge series and it's honestly very good. I do not have a chrono on me, but range wise it shoots around 200ft with 28s and a 11.1v lipo battery and it has a pretty crisp trigger pull unlike my previous lancer tactical and cyber gun AEGs (I plan to install a gate titan 2 mosfet, inner barrel and maple leaf bucking soon). However, the first time I ordered this model the gun came with the air nozzle too far forward and it wouldn't reseat itself after multiple dry fire shots, which was annoying as this gun costs a decent amount of money and is made from reputable manufacturers and has legitimate licensing. I did return and get a refund, which was prompt (which I applaud evike for:)) Soon I hope to fully kit it out for my proposed assaulter/dmr loadout.

-decent weight and realism
- the Daniel defense licensed RIS is so very nice and tough with the coating and feel of cold steel
-shoots great out of the box with ranges out to 200ft with 0.28g bbs
-decent hopup unit (though I will eventually swap it out for a prommy or Maxx one)
-motor does not get hot after prolonged shooting
-comes with pre installed mosfet (no programmable)
-threaded barrel for a suppressor or tracer unit
- crazy good rps for it's price tag stock
-stock wiggles a lil bit
- battery a lil difficult to install initially but it gets easier with time and practice
-shooting on semi for a few shots caused the trigger to lockup and not respond, though it can be fixed with a burst of full auto and I will be getting an etu mosfet so that will hopefully rectify that problem

All in all, it's a good intermediate mk18 and can be optimized for milsim or advanced airsofting with ease. Recommend 9/10
by Paul Z. on 06/03/2023
"Outstanding, solid gun for the price. The description on evike is spot on and most importantly of all it looks and feels amazing and performs amazing!

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