In automatic and semi-automatic firearms, there are 2 primary types of bolt design that dictate how the weapon functions and performs. The 2 different methods are known as “Open Bolt” and “Closed Bolt” designs, but what’s the difference? Which is better and why?
Shooting clay pigeon for the first time can be a daunting experience. There’s this misconception that clay pigeon and other shooting sports are for pompous, uppity men with little time for the young (or old) new comers to the sport.
However, this couldn’t be further from the truth, most shooters welcome new comers and want nothing more than extra people to share their experiences and stories with, and for them to be safe whilst doing so.
We’ve pulled together 5 of the most expensive for you to have a drool over!
Here are 5 of the most expensive airsoft sniper rifles available on the market.
Thanks to Hollywood, shotguns might be some of the least understood firearms available today. There are many dangerous or simply incorrect myths surrounding this type of firearm that need to be dispelled.
In the UK, in order to possess a shotgun certificate (and therefore a shotgun and ammunition) the police need to be satisfied that you can possess a shotgun without danger to the public safety or the peace.
As voted for on Facebook, this month’s Kit List focuses on the list of kit worn by Mark Wahlberg’s character in the 2013 film Lone Survivor. Wahlberg portrays US Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrel and the events that occurred during Operation Red Wings in 2005.
Abbey Supply started as a firearms company, manufacturing quality lubricants and cleaning supplies for shotguns, rifles and airguns in the UK. As we progressed, we found more and more ‘airsofters’ buying our products and (with a little bit of research into the sport and community) the business has grown to where airsoft is a major part of our business model.
With this in mind, you might think it’s bizarre for us to claim ‘paintball is better than airsoft’, and most of you will probably whole heartedly disagree with our claim.
New shooters may think that shotguns are shotguns are shotguns. What you may not realise is that some simple (and minor) changes to a shotgun can massively change its characteristics and effectiveness. Barrel length and ammunition type will change how the gun performs but there’s another change, one less permanent than changing barrel length, which can change the gun’s effectiveness at range.
Optics are an important part of your rifle. Whether you’re into target shooting, hunting, airsoft or just the occasional plinking, the long range optics that you use are important to understand to get the most out of your rifle.
There are a number of different features and specifications that are available on rifle optics, particularly scopes. One of the ones you may have come across is the ‘focal plane’.
Naked Snake is the oldest of the ‘snakes’ in the Metal Gear Solid video game franchise, a former Green Beret, CIA black ops field agent, “The Legendary Soldier”, and “The Greatest Warrior of the 20th Century”.
Joule creep is a phenomenon that happens in airsoft that effects how ‘powerful’ your airsoft gun is. It’s a dangerous thing that can leave your airsoft gun being too powerful to use, or even illegal under the latest UK Law.
In a recent article we describe how measuring a gun’s FPS alone is not an accurate depiction of the gun’s FPS when actually used and Joule Creep is simply another aspect of how issues can arise without proper knowledge and correct testing.