Monthly Archives: "April 2015"

If you have every used, or are thinking about using, a LiPo battery, you may have some questions about what all those numbers mean on the battery. I will explain what those numbers mean, and how they will relate to the specific gun you are using. They are not arbitrary numbers, and not getting the “correct” battery for your gun can actually hurt more than it helps. You do not want to arbitrarily pick a battery and throw it in your gun, and in the case of airsoft, more isRead More

Posted On April 24, 2015By Dylan KiddIn Airsoft Tactics

Common Misconceptions In Airsoft Part II

“Knowing is half the battle!” This always rings true in airsoft or in any real life situation. We have more information on common misconceptions in airsoft, which we would like to share with you. Avoiding these misconceptions will further your knowledge in the world of airsoft, and make you a better airsoft player. – Stronger Battery ≠ Higher FPS: Most people like to buy a bigger battery (higher voltage, or higher mAh), thinking that it will increase the FPS of the gun. Unfortunately this isn’t true. A higher voltage/mAh batteryRead More

Posted On April 20, 2015By AirRattle TechIn Airsoft Tech

Deans Connectors Vs Tamiya Connectors

Are Deans connectors better than Tamiya connectors? The answer is yes; but then the million dollar question is why? The question does not necessarily involve the connector types themselves, but rather the concept of electrical flow and resistance. Your gun is just a small electrical circuit and your battery is the power source. When you pull the trigger, the contacts are closing the circuit and drawing energy from the battery to spin the motor. In this article I will go deeper into this concept, and the concept of resistance. InRead More
There are some common misconceptions that new players tend to do in airsoft. We would like to help out some of our new players out there! Below is a list of common actions performed by new players that you should be aware of: – Washing & Reusing BBs: This is more common than you would think. Some people feel that it is acceptable to reuse the BBs that they have just fired out of their gun. DON’T DO THIS! After firing a BB out of your gun it may causeRead More

Posted On April 14, 2015By Joel StudlienIn Fun in the Airsoft Field

Where Can I Play Airsoft Games?

Airsoft has been around for quite a long time. However, places to play airsoft have come and gone, making it hard to know where you might be able to play. We have recently had players getting online and asking if it is okay to play airsoft with friends in their backyard. You’re not going to want to do this unless you either own a large amount of land in a unpopulated area, or you have spoken with your neighbors and local law enforcement first! Playing airsoft with replica firearms inRead More
When it comes to airsoft, players are always seeking way to improve their guns. Most of the time when we talk about upgrades, we talk about internal gearbox upgrades to make your gun shoot faster or harder. But what good is a fast shooting gun if you cannot hit your target? The concept of hop-up is a fantastic idea, but it still has flaws. Which brings us to the concept of r-hop. First, what exactly is hop-up and how does it work? Well, it is actually quite simple. As theRead More
Finding the right battery for your new airsoft rifle can be very difficult when you have no idea where it goes or what you are looking for. When it comes to batteries for AKs and M4s, there can be a big difference in what battery styles they can use. This is a guide to help you find the correct battery for your rifle. You will first have to consult the manual to find where your battery is stored to figure out the correct battery for your gun. If the itemRead More
When it comes to choosing the right scope for your gun, it can be very difficult! However, we have found that most people chose their scopes based on the model of gun they are using. Below are some scopes that we recommend looking at when trying to find a scope. M4/DMR Build Rifle: When looking for a scope for this gun or build, the search is very wide and can be tiring at times. We have found that most people use a 1.5x – 4x zoom scope with M4 Rifles.Read More