First Focal Plane VS Second Focal Plane Optics

Airsoft, Defence, Shooting

2nd Jun 2017

First Focal Plane VS Second Focal Plane Optics

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’.

What is Joule Creep?

Airsoft

19th May 2017

What is Joule Creep?

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.

How Airsoft Players Have Been Measuring Their Gun Power Wrong

Airsoft

7th Apr 2017

How Airsoft Players Have Been Measuring Their Gun Power Wrong

As a person that’s aware of airsoft, you’re probably aware of how most airsofters measure the ‘power’ of their guns. If so, you can probably skip ahead a bit. However, if you’re not one of the initiated, here’s a quick catch up.

Airsoft is a sport that is, in the simplest of terms, played with high powered BB guns, in a similar manner to paintball. As you might expect, the speed at which we fling these BBs at each other is carefully regulated to ensure that no one is hurting anyone unnecessarily. Typically, the maximum limit for full-auto capable airsoft guns is 350fps (although it varies from site to site).

Kit List: Captain John H. Miller - Saving Private Ryan

Airsoft

31st Mar 2017

Kit List: Captain John H. Miller - Saving Private Ryan

Airsofters love to replicate some of their favourite games in their real life kit. In our ‘Kit List’ series, we look at the gear and kit that goes into doing an accurate impression of some of your favourite TV, Film and Video Game characters.

This month we’re looking at Saving Private Ryan’s Captain John H. Miller, 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army. This loadout was voted for by fans on our facebook page, follow us to vote on the next one.

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