On the face of it, storing a shotgun may seem like a relatively simple topic. Naturally there are safety concerns to be aware of, but how complicated can storing a shotgun actually be? It’s important to stress here that, your local laws may differ and require more than we cover in this article. If you’re shooting firearms or intend to, you should be update to date with the law and its requirements of you regardless.
When doing anything technical, cleanliness is the key. You could be working on computers, taking apart an engine or repainting a bicycle, whatever the task; it becomes very difficult if you’re not working cleanly.
There are any number of reasons why you may want to clean your air gun. It could be dropping in accuracy; not as smooth as it once was; you might simply enjoy the process; or you might want to protect an investment. It doesn’t matter why you want to clean your air rifle, all that matters is how you clean your air rifle. So, in today’s article, we’re going to explain everything you need to know about cleaning an air rifle.
At Abbey Supply, we sell 5 different kinds of airsoft gases, not to mention the different kinds sold by other companies. With that many different products on the market which (on the face of it) do the same thing, it’s difficult to tell which airsoft gas is the best for your needs. So, in this article we’re going to clear that up for you and tell you which Abbey gas is the best for which scenario.
Guns are dirty. It’s an unfortunate fact of the sport. You will, at some point, need to clean your firearm. Now, unless you’re lucky enough to be able to employ someone to do that for you, you probably need to learn how to clean it and what products to do it with.
So, what products are the best for cleaning your firearms? Which product (of the many available) does what you need it to?
However, lubricants can be tricky. There are multiple different materials and lubricant types. Not to mention a whole list of when you should and shouldn’t use them. Use this guide as your complete resource in how to lubricate, with what product, and when to lubricate your airsoft guns.
Whilst most airsoft site operators will admit that it’s a great job, they will also tell you that it’s not a simple walk (then run and crouch behind a box) in the park. Starting your own airsoft site is a mammoth task that takes more work than most people know – or get given credit for – and most airsoft site operators rarely get to play at their own site or take any profit for doing so.
There are 2 key things to be aware of when shooting steel – spalling and bullet splash. However, do you know the difference and do you know the dangers of each?
Most shooters think that they know the difference or think that both are the same thing and others may get them the wrong way round. Ultimately, what you call it doesn’t make a difference; the important part is to be aware of each danger, its effects and how to avoid them.
It’s quite common nowadays to see airsoft players wearing ear protection when playing airsoft. It’s difficult to tell whether players are wearing them to complete the look of their loadout or wearing them for genuine ear protection.
Regardless of why players wear ear protection, do they need it? What are the dangers to your hearing whilst airsofting? We’re going to go through the common dangers that your hearing may face on the airsoft field, and whether hearing protection is required.
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.