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Friday
Nov042016

Which Shells Work in Which Shell Loading Revolvers?

I have often been asked which of the Shells for the Shell Loading Revolvers work in which Shell Loading Revolvers? After all many of them look a lot alike so can you mix and match Shells for the various types of Shell Loading Revolvers?

In this YouTube Instructional Video I test out a bunch of Shells to see which ones actually will work or not work in several of the most popular Shell Loading Revolvers.

Some of the Shell Loading Revovers Tested in this Instructional Video are:

Wednesday
Nov272013

ASG Dan Wesson 2.5 inch Gold - G&G G731 2.5 Airsoft Revolver Field Test Shooting Comparison

Since both the Gold ASG Dan Wesson and the G&G G731 Airsoft Revolvers both have the 2.5 inch barrels on them and in many ways are very similar (at least mechanically), I thought I would not only do my Table Top Review but also my Field Test Shooting Review using both guns side by side so we can really get an idea of how they perform and compare.

As per usual, I test both pistols out on my Chronograph to see what kind of real world feet per second rating I get, since they are 6 shot Revolvers, I fired 6 single action rounds from each gun using .20 gram plastic Airsoft BB's and averaged out the string. Both guns shot a little bit over 400 fps with the Dan Wesson having just a bit of a higher fps over the G&G G731.

Next up was the accuracy test, I decided to setup at my 30 foot mark so that any accuracy differences would be more noticeable, again I shot 6 rounds from each gun while I used a semi rested position, (sand bag for a hand rest and standing in the back). This time I would have to give the slight edge to the G&G G731 as it seemed to shoot just a bit tighter grouping over my Dan Wesson Gold. Both guns shot pretty close to a 2 inch 6 shot group.

Both pistols have pretty decent single and double action triggers, there is a some noticeable friction when shooting in double action due to the way the barrel seals against the cylinder so you may want to shoot in single action when going for the most accurate of shooting.

When it comes to sight picture the Dan Wesson does have a fully adjustable rear sight but the G&G G731 gets the job done with it's simple yet effective grove sight which I kind of preferred with this style of short barreled revolver.

If you want more of that combat look with some Gold Bling than perhaps the Gold ASG Dan Wesson is the one for you? Perhaps you want something like the G&G G731, as compact and simple as it gets that you know you can count on as a backup ready sidearm. There isn't a bad choice here with either of these nice compact Airsoft Revolvers.

Buy ASG Gold Airsoft Pistol in Canada  -  Buy Airsoft Revolvers in the US

Buy G&G G731 Airsoft Pistols in Canada  -  Buy Airsoft Revolvers in the US

Thursday
Nov212013

ASG Dan Wesson 2.5 inch Gold - G&G G731 2.5 Airsoft Pistol Table Top Review Comparison

Type: Airsoft Revolvers.
Manufacturer: ASG - G&G
Model: Dan Wesson 2.5 inch Gold - G&G G731 2.5 inch Silver & Black
Materials: Mostly metal.
Weight: 1.87 pounds. (850 grams) - 1.65 pounds. (750 grams)
Barrel: Metal non-rifled.
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Revolver, single and double action.
Ammunition Type: 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 6 rounds.
FPS: 394.

Trigger Pull: Both of these pistols have about the same style of triggers, they both shoot in true revolvers style offering single and double action triggers. The double action has a bit of friction to it since the cylinder is being rotate during the first part of the trigger pull and there is a spring fed metal gasket between the barrel and the cylinder that creates a seal but does apply pressure and results in some friction and a heavier trigger pull in double action. Single action is much lighter on both guns.

Accuracy: This part of my testing has not been conducted to date, I will put a link in here when I have completed my Shooting Field Test review for the ASG Dan Wesson 2.5 inch Gold and G&G G731 2.5 inch Airsoft pistols. Even thought the claimed fps is around 400 for both guns I am expecting more like 350-375 fps. Accuracy should be decent at closer ranges but since there is no hop-up, neither gun would be good at longer ranges in my opinion.

Build Quality: These detailed revolver are really well built! Both are almost all metal with just a few components made out of plastic, like the handles on both guns and the CO2 screw tab on the Dan Wesson. Both revolvers grips gave me just a bit of concern, you will need to be careful when snapping in the grip on the G&G G731 and the Dan Wesson grips have been known to ware a bit with heavy use. The finish on both of these guns is amazing and while the Silver finish on the G&G looks just like polished stainless steel, the Gold finish on the Dan Wesson offers a very unique and customized finish not found on too many guns. And if you just want classic black then there is always the G&G G731 in standard black as an option.

Realism: The ASG Dan Wesson and G&G G731 revolvers are as close as you can get to real six shooters, all the parts work pretty much like a real revolver, the realistic loading of the metal shells not only make it feel like you are handling a real revolver but also finish off the look making it really hard to tell that both these pistols are in fact Airsoft Revolvers.

Purchased From: The Replica Airguns Store.

Pros:

  • Revolver with actual brass shells giving you the feeling of a real 6 shooter!
  • Almost all metal design.
  • lots of detail in both revolvers, very well made, fit and finish is excellent.
  • Should have respectable power for a short barreled pistol.
  • Fully adjustable sight on the ASG Dan Wesson.
  • G&G G731 is super compact and flush, great out of the way back up side arm.
  • No Red Tip on the Canada version.

Cons:

  • Plastic CO2 screw tab on the Dan Wesson (but is well hidden and protected).
  • A bit of concern with wearing and usage on the grips for both guns.
  • No adjustable sight on the G&G G731 but super clean looking.
  • Red tip on the US version :(

Comments:

As with all of these shell loading revolvers, they are just so realistic and really fun to load up and shoot. You actually get a bit of time in-between shooting to take a breath and enjoy the entire experience rather than just unload round after round with some of the other super high round magazine guns. I love the compact size of both guns, perhaps the G&G G731 just a bit more with it's super clean edges and even smaller profile. But on the other hand the Dan Wesson ASG 2.5 inch has that more aggressive combat look if that is more to your liking! Either way, both guns make a great choice for an out of the way revolver styled side arm when you need that extra backup firepower!

My YouTube Video Table Top Review for these compact realistic Airsoft Revolvers:

Buy ASG Gold Airsoft Pistol in Canada  -  Buy Airsoft Revolvers in the US

Buy G&G G731 Airsoft Pistols in Canada  -  Buy Airsoft Revolvers in the US

Wednesday
Nov132013

Dan Wesson Gold 2.5 - G&G G731 - GS-801 Airsoft Update Video

This Update Video covers the Dan Wesson Gold 2.5 inch Revolver, the G&G G731 Revolvers in both Black and Silver, and the G&G GS-801. All of which use 12 gram CO2 cartridges and shoot 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's.

Dan Wesson Gold 2.5 inch Airsoft Revolver:

  • Length: 210 mm
  • Barrel length: 65 mm
  • Mag. Capacity: 6 rounds
  • Standard Mag.: Brass Shells
  • Hop Up Type: None
  • Velocity: (394fps) 4 Joule
  • Weight: 850 grams

G&G G731 Airsoft Revolver - Black or Silver: 

  • Length: 200 mm
  • Barrel length: 65 mm
  • Mag. Capacity: 6 rounds
  • Standard Mag.: Brass Shells 
  • Hop Up Type: None
  • Velocity: (380fps) 4 Joule
  • Weight: 900 grams
  • Black or Silver Finish

G&G GS-801 Semi Auto Airsoft Pistol with Laser:

  • Length: 190 mm
  • Barrel length: 98 mm
  • Mag. Capacity: 14 rounds
  • Standard Mag.: Stick Magazine 
  • Hop Up Type: Yes - Adjustable
  • Velocity: (400fps) 4 Joule
  • Weight: 742 grams