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As we spoke about in our blog “the difference between accuracy and precision”, the most important thing about rifle shooting at long range is consistency and predictability. One of the variables that can affect your rifle’s consistency is rifle scope parallax.

Afghan soldier M240 near Kabul 2013 01 121129-F-PM120-898In the ever present pursuit of realism and awesomeness in airsoft, vehicles are a way of bringing a certain x-factor into the game that you will struggle to get in any other way. There’s simply nothing like having your team backed up by an armoured vehicle, transported in the back of a jeep or even flown in by aircraft.

So in the spirit of finding next-level greatness in airsoft, we’ve put together a list of 5 amazing places and airsoft games where vehicles are being used and how they do it safely.

targetWhether you’re shooting with a firearm, an air rifle, or airsofting, the accuracy of the gun is what it’s all about. At least, from the firearm’s performance standpoint, that is.

Or is it?

I’m here to tell you something that you might not want to hear:

MagazinetypesIt’s something that many airsofters consider when they’re starting, redoing their loadout, or buying new kit; what kind of airsoft magazine should you go with?

There are 3 primary kinds of airsoft magazine, high-cap, mid-cap and low-cap. In this post we’ll help you understand the benefits and negatives of using each. In this blog, we’ll be using images and talking about STANAG magazines, but this information is applicable to all kinds of magazines and weapons from the proprietary G36 Mag to the AK47 banana mag and the MP5 stick magazine.

710x528 10673163 7052113 1491335853Whether you’re looking to set up a brand new airsofting YouTube channel or you simply want to record your weekend antics to show your mates, you’re probably asking yourself “what is the best action camera to use?”

The “best” is obviously a relative term, but in this article we’ll go through the different cameras available and what we’ve found works out best for the situations we’ve tried.

USMC MP SRT MP5Every airsofter has thought about it at some point. Whether it’s prompted by seeing it in a video game like Call of Duty’s riot shield or Rainbow 6 Siege’s Blitz and Montagne; The breach scene in the recent film Triple 9; or simply thought about the idea naturally. Every airsofter has considered the feasibility of using a riot shield / ballistic shield (we are aware of the difference) for an airsoft game, particularly if you play in an urban CQC environment.

US Navy 100817-N-4332C-112 Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James E. Foehl assigned to Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific throws a flashbang grenade into a shoot-house during Quick Shot 2010There are 2 kinds of airsoft team: The kind consisting of individual players, each doing their own thing for their own fun; or the singular team, each player fighting toward a central purpose, strategy and with specific tactics.

There’s nothing wrong with either approach, you play the game how you want to play it. However, when one kind of team plays against the other, the team with the thought-out strategy, tactics and unified approach is going to come out on top 9 times out of 10.

With that in mind, here are 5 tactics commonly used on the battlefield that can help you and your team come out on top, destroy the opposing team or claw back from the brink of defeat in an airsoft game.

wallet-367975 960 720If you’ve ever compared the amount of gear you own vs the amount of gear that you actually use, you’re probably pretty shocked at the amount of gear you have that is rarely used. This often leads you to consider getting rid of a hefty chunk of it but how do you go about it? The answer is quite often selling it on the online forum. The forums are full of likeminded players who are looking to buy some gear at a good price. 

070519-F-6470S-012So, you’re interested in getting into airsofting but you’re young and you have no clue where to begin. In this blog we’ll let you know step-by-step what you should be doing to prepare for your first game, how to help your parents understand the sport, the costs of the game and how to act when you’re on the field.

kitlist 1This month’s kit list focuses on Staff Sergeant William James, played by Jeremy Renner in the 2008 film The Hurt Locker. 

The critically acclaimed film focuses on William James, the new leader of an Iraq War Explosive Ordinance Disposal team who are being targeted with IEDs and ambushes by enemy insurgents.

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