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    Dane Faster than a V12 Q7

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    As the title says anyone else play airsoft? If so where do you play and what do you use?

    I've been hooked for about a year and half and between the guns and the car I never have any money left lol! How do you manage???

    Currently I'm loving my ICS M4, Its got a Madbull tightbore, TM hop rubber and running on an 11.1 Lipo :eyebrows:

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    I can usually be found knee deep in nettles at a site called finmere.
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    I have just sold a Remington VTR that looked like that, wasn't airsoft though.
    And between my cars and guns I don't have much money spare either, well, didn't. I got a better paid job. And now buy more expensive guns instead :laugh:

    Tuftylad plays airsoft, got quite a nice collection of assorted weaponary too.
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    Yeah, Ive got about 6 different assualt rifles, 3 gas blow back pistols and another piece of crud sniper - its an adiction lol. The picture above is the only one I have on photobucket.
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    I have quite a large firearm collection, and have just ordered another one. I do, however, admit that I am compensating in some way for having small genitals :blush: :laugh:
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    :gun2:
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    You need to try something with a serious amount of power then. I have a .454 Casull which has so much concussive force it has occasionally made my nose bleed :rock:
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    Yarp... been a 'softer for years...

    Some of mine... :D
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    ..and my baby, a WA gas blow back M4...
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    I have others of course ;P

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    oh, gone but not forgotten....
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    [Oct 8, 2010]
    what pistols are they Paul ?
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    Top two are 6" SV Infinities, then a 5" SV Infinity (I like my 45's :thumbsup:) and the last but not least is a M1911A... I also have a Desert Eagle .50 and a Sig P226..

    In the past I have had a Glock 18C, H&K USP Compact, H&K Mk23 and a Beretta 92F...

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    mmmm Desert Eagle
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    My neighbours into all this. He has an absolute **** load of guns n equipment, I'll try n sneak a picture of them all. The strangest one he's got is a P90.
    He showed me these tracer bb's the other day which I thought was pretty cool.
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    I drive past airsoft armoury in amersham every day to work. I bought a mauri ak47 with the foldable stock from there. Back before labour put a twaty law into place which prohibits you from buying unless you are a member of a club. Now the criminals just go out and buy real guns, or join up to airsoft sites lol
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    @DrFeelgood. If you are not a member of an airsoft club you can buy an airsoft gun which is made in bright colours, so the criminals won't buy them to commit crime. The government think criminals are too stupid to paint them a different colour.
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    ..or to buy actual guns.....

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    Ooh, criminals shouldn't be buying actual guns, illegal they are, naughty naughty.
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    that's a sweet pulse rifle, been looking for one of those for ages, where did you buy it?? kit or pre-assembled?
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    nice tufty!

    Ill try and remember to post my collection later. What the gas M4 like to use I've always been curious?
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    Nice Vid Paul, that sounds sweet on auto. Sounds a lot like my old VTR. ( I have just sold it)
    YouTube - Sidi & the Remi VTR.MPG


    Funnily enough, not as powerfull as this :icon_thumright:
    YouTube - 454 Casull, full power loads.

    Uber rare Mateba Grifone in .454 Casull :cool:

    [nicked off wiki]Until the introduction of the .460 S&W Magnum and the .500 S&W Magnum the .454 Casull was the most powerful commercially produced handgun round on the market, significantly eclipsing the more recent .50 AE in both power and availability[/nicked off wiki]
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    Thought about getting into this a few years ago but couldn't bring myself to do it.. So a quick self head lock and a few slaps it was out of my system. you boys and your toy guns.... It makes me laugh when you see a post on youtube entitled Sniper at work and its some tool in a **** excuse of a ghillie suit crawling around his local park playing army with his plastic toy BB gun....... LMFAO

    Sniper Rifle Systems - AE, AW, AW50 & AICS Sniper Rifles | Accuracy International............. Nuff Said
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    @Damo, have you seen the price of an AI? My friend bought one, cost around £3200.00, then had to fork out around £2800 for a Schmitt scope for it to get the best out of it.

    He can still only group around 2 1/2" at 300yrds. For that money I would expect the gun to load and shoot itself, shoot a 1" group at 400yrds then get the kettle on.
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    Bought a TM Thomson and the kit from War Game Club... expensive, poorly made but cool as feck....

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    What X scope is he using to get that kinda grouping??? or is yr mate Stevie Wonder lol... i reckon 300yd = 274m give or take a few cm... I used to operate with a X10 Schmidt & Bender on an L96A1, the norm was to be able to put a 10 round mag into a fag packet at a 1K. If his scope is up to the distance maybe he just needs to address his marksmanship principles or adjust his rifle setup.

    Anyway, you guys have got me interested in this..
    So what kinda power/ range do you get ??
    What are the game rules ??
    Do Teams compete and a what level ??

    I drove past some sort of airsoft gathering just off the A666 near Bolton last week, just came across some random's in the middle of nowhere in full combats carrying longs, i thought well this is it... the end it was like a PIRA invasion.. They had a big sign up stating they were the one and only club in Lancashire.. Not to sure of their name. Have you guys heard of them ??

    Tuffty loving that colt commando one of my all time fav's
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    @Damo, he is the kind of guy that thinks spending lots of cash = results. If you can't shoot, you can't shoot, and no amount of money on equipment is going to change it.
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    So true, however good the weapon system it's all down to the dude lying
    Behind it. AI's are awesome bits of kit dude did he let you have a cabbi??
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    Nah, not a big fan of AI stuff, it looks too futuristic and plastic. I am old school when it comes to firearms. Though I don't like AK's or AR's either.
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    Nice work mate... loving the Systema, must sort the valves out in my WA M4 and let you have a faff on that ;P

    Might get my arse in gear and finish my little project off too..
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    ..based on the Bushmaster 9mm...
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    NICE, theres a fair amount of work gone into that bad boy. Is that the grip from a M203?
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    Yeah, was a shiny one from my original sun projects M203 that I changed to a matt one a while back... need to have a chat some time about LiPo's as I think this would benefit from one...
    Would help with sorting the barrel in this case as that is as far as I got as I didn't have anything that would allow a mini battery or similar under the grip...

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    Lipos are the way forward. I dont treat Lipos differently to normal Nimh batteries I dont have a cut off switch or an alarm and they haven't burst into flames yet. I needed to buy a new charger that balanced the voltage between the cells but thats it. I use 11.1V 1100Mah in the buffer tube at the moment at one will last 2/3 of a days playing with my over zealous trigger finger, so im sure one like that will fit in the foregrip looks like even that will be tight though.

    The bottom M4 uses an 11.1 lipo in the tiny PEQ2 box
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    i collected for a while! lol i had a whole room dedicated to them! all over the walls etc, mrs was not happy one bit!

    this is all i have left now

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    Whats that?

    It looks like the barstead child of an EBR and a Masada, good work never seen anything like it.

    Got any pics of your collection pre fed up mrs?
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    m14 sopmod! quite rare hense why ive kept hold of it and i love the carbon fibre heat shield goodness it has :laugh: lol

    here was when i was just starting to get hooked, i had ALOT more than this at one point!!

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    and with a few different ones...

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    few more of the m14, my camera absolutely sucks ass sorry!

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