Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver Table Top Review

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Type: BB/Pellet air revolver.
Manufacturer/Distributor: Bear River.
Model: Schofield No. 3
Materials: Mostly metal with plastic grips.
Weight: 2.4 pounds. (1089 grams)
Barrel: 7 inch (178mm) smooth bore barrel.
Propulsion: 12 gram CO2.
Action: Revolver, single action only.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BB's and .177 Cal. Pellets.
Ammunition Capacity: 6 rounds.
FPS: 445fps.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the single action only Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver is what you would expect from a pistol of this design. Like the Colt Single Action Army the trigger pull is very short, light and crips, perfect for taking your time and getting a precise shot on target. You will of course have to cock the hammer manually before each shot ao no real action shooting.

Accuracy: I have not tested the Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver in the Replica Airguns Sea Can Indoor Airgun Range but plan to get to it shortly. I will test out both 4.5mm Steel BB’s and some .177 caliber lead Pellets and see how the different ammo types effect both power and accuracy. Keep in mind the Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver has a smooth bore barrel but I am pretty sure pellets will still perform well at 30 feet away.

Build Quality: The Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver is built a lot like the Webley MK VI .455 CO2 Shell Loading Revolver line, perhaps even made in the same factory in Taiwan? The Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver is pretty much an all metal construction other than the plastic grips and any internal seals. The fit and finish is excellent with a great overall weight in the hand. The pistol grips is a lot like what you have with the Colt Single Action Army pistol but the Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver is a lot more front end heavy because of its beefy barrel.

Realism: In terms of replicating a real steel Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver for sure looks and feels that part. The reassessed barrel and well hidden CO2 screw don’t give anything away that the Airgun version is not the real deal. But as with all of these shell loading Airgun Revolvers, the shells are actually closer to a .380 Caliber in diameter rather than a 45 which is what the real steel Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver would be designed for.

Available in the: Replica Airguns Store

Pros:

  • If you are like a bulky revolver with good weight to it then the Bear River Schofield No. 3 is it.

  • Can shoot Steel BB’s or Pellets since it comers with both shell types.

  • Recessed barrel.

  • Well concealed CO2.

  • Shell loading design that loads from the back so no need to remove shells if you wish not to.

  • Single Action Only hammer and trigger action feel good, nice and light with short take-up and release.

  • Fairly discreet safety location right behind the hammer so easy to get at.

  • Super easy to load, pellet shells can even be reloaded with shells in the gun if you are using the pellet shells.

  • Really like the Nickel Finish on this gun.

  • Can get simulated Ivory grips for it if you prefer that look.

Cons:

  • Sights are not adjustable.

  • Warning instructions on side of the frame.

  • Barrel is not rifled for pellet use?

  • Only a Single Action Only Hammer and Trigger but true to the style of the gun.

Comments:

Yet another classic shell loading CO2 BB Revolver, and again the more the merrier in my option! I like that you get 12 shells with our kit version, 6 removable shells for 4.5mm Steel BB’s and 6 removable shells for .177 caliber Pellets. The Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver is for sure a hefty revolver but the pistol grip is not super large so even people with smaller hands should not have a problem shooting the Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB-Pellet Revolver. The real problem is deciding which Shell Loading Airgun Revolver to buy now since we have so many to choose from… Classic or modern, nickel or black, or perhaps weathered?

My YouTube Table Top Review for the Schofield No. 3 CO2 BB/Pellet Revolver:

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, CO2, Comparison, Pellet, Pistol, Review, Revolver, YouTube Video Tags: Bear River, Schofield No. 3

TR5 Pellet Rifle - Schofield No. 3 BB-Pellet Revolver - RG-88 Chrome Blank Pistol Unboxing Preview Video

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Here we have three very different products I Unbox and Preview for everyone. A Spring Piston multi-shot .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle, a single action BB/Pellet revolver that’s not a Colt! And a really nice looking Semi Auto Blank Pistol in a Chrome finish.

Let’s start with the Air Venturi TR5 Spring Piston 5-shot .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle. I think this is a really well thought out Air Rifle. It’s “almost a Bullpup” in design but it does actually load in front of the trigger just a bit, that said most of the spring piston is behind the trigger setup making it really compact yet with a longer than normal barrel compared to regular Break Barrel Spring Piston Air Rifles. The Air Venturi TR5 Spring Piston 5-shot .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle also has a side lever cocking mechanism along with a 5 round auto indexing magazine which makes it much quicker to cock and reload for fast follow-up shots, again compared to a standard Break Barrel Air Rifle, not to mention no barrel droop! The Air Venturi TR5 Spring Piston 5-shot .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle has a claimed fps of up to 500 so we are getting the max amount of velocity possible for our Canadian laws without making it a regulated firearm and requiring a PAL license. And by the way the Air Venturi TR5 Spring Piston 5-shot .177 Caliber Pellet Rifle does come in both a Lime Green and all Black version just in case you are not a fan of the Lime Green finish I show in this video.

Moving onto the Schofield No. 3 BB/Pellet 6 Shot Revolver Replica, if you like single action revolvers then take a look at the Schofield No. 3 BB/Pellet 6 Shot Revolver Replica. It’s a lot more bulky than a Colt Single Action Revolver and also has that top Break design that makes reloading quick and easy. The version we are selling inner Replica Airgun Online Store is the kit version that comes with 6 BB shells and 6 pellet shells so you can take your pick on ammo types. The barrel is not rifled so Steel BB’s will not hurt the Airgun and since pellets are skirted they do not need a rifled barrel to fly straight and true. You can expect around 445 fps for the Schofield No. 3 BB/Pellet 6 Shot Revolver Replica.

Last up is one of my favorite Blank firing Semi Auto Pistols which I have already full reviews in the all Black version so checkout those Video Reviews for more info on the ROHM RG-88 line of Front Firing 9mm Blank Pistols. All I really wanted to show you guys with the ROHM RG-88 9mm PAK Blank Pistol in Polished Chrome is how awesome it looked with the Polished Chrome finish and that we do have more choices now than we use to have in terms of what finish you can get your ROHM RG-88 in. Personally I like the Polished Chrome finish the best but you can also get it in all Black and Matte Chrome, so you decide which one you like the best.

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, 9mm, BB, Blank Gun, CO2, Pellet, Pistol, Repeater, Review, Revolver, Rifle, Semi Auto, Spring Piston, YouTube Video Tags: AirVenturi, TR5, Schofield No. 3, ROHM, RG-88

Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun Field Test Review

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I don’t do a lot of paintball gun reviews, they just don’t come across my table all that often so it’s a lot fo fun when I do get the chance to shoot some beefier caliber ammunition in the Replica Airguns Sea Can Indoor Airgun Shooting Range. Of course I use rubber ball ammo rather than standard paintball rounds in order to keep the mess to a minimum.

I have not done my Table Top YouTube Video Review yet for the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun but you can checkout a Preview Video for now. In Summary the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun is a pretty much exactly what the name says. It’s basically a sawn off pistol grip styled double barrel shotgun that uses CO2 and shoots .68 caliber paintballs. You have a selector for shooting either out of the left or right barrel or if you want to can even both at the same time but this really slows down the fps so I would not advise it with the 200 fps version that I was testing with.

Now on to the actual testing of the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun! As alway I like to find out how close to the factory claimed fps I will get. Umarex claims around 200 fps for this version which is around 7.5 Joules of energy, apparently there is a 16 Joules version that shoots closer to 300 fps but we do not carry it at least right now. I put a couple fo rounds through my Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun using rubber ball paintballs which will be a little bit heavier than a standard paintballs and my first shot yielded 180 fps, my second shot was slightly higher at 184 fps so pretty close to the claimed 200 fps and that was in not the warmest of environments since the temperature in the Replica Airguns Sea Can Indoor Airgun Shooting Range was only 16 Degrees Celsius (60 Degrees Fahrenheit).

Next up it was time to see how the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun performed shooting at a target setup 30 feet away. Since there are no actual sights on the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun I had to kind eyeball it and as I shot it more and more I was able to get my shots closer to the center of the target. The Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun is not a tac driver but at 30 feet out you should be able to hit an 8-10 inch target pretty consistently. I don’t recommend using the double shot option since the same amount of CO2 is applied to both rounds that would normally be applied to one round decreasing the fps by about half making the paintball rounds shoot a lot slower and not really being that effective. This may be an option with the higher 300 fps version of the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun.

So all in all I had a lot of fun shooting the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun, it’s kind of like a big boy Nerf Gun that you can take onto the paintball field if you wanted to. For home defense I think it is a bit underpowered but there may be a little bit of shock factor that could slow someone down or deter them enough to either give you time get away or take shelter somewhere safe. Maybe using the pepper rounds would work OK in this situation? Either way the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel CO2 Paintball Shotgun is a really cool and unique CO2 Airgun that is not overly expensive and a welcome addition to any Airgun enthusiasts collection.

Categories: .68 cal, CO2, Field Test, Paintball, Review, YouTube Video, Pistol Tags: Umarex, T4E HDS

Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol Field Test Review

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If you have not already checked out my Table Top Video then make sure to do so for more details and specifications and also some nice close up video of the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. In this video we see how well the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol performs in the Replica Airguns Indoor See Can Airgun Shooting Range. I test out the velocity and accuracy and also talk a little bit about how the gun performed overall for me. You can also checkout my Table Top and Field Test Shooting Video for the Umarex Glock 17 3rd Gen as it is mechanically very similar to the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol.

Starting off with my velocity power test using my  Caldwell Ballistic Precision Chronograph, I was able to get really close to the factory claimed fps of 360 with an average of 347 fps. Shooting conditions where decent in the See Can compared to outside temperatures in late October but still not that warm at only 16 Degrees Celsius (60 Degrees Fahrenheit), a lot warmer than outside but still not as warm as your typical summer day. In warmer conditions I am sure I would have hit the claimed 360 or even high fps with the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol.

Next for my Field Testing , I placed 10 shots into a paper target with my Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol from 30 feet down range using my standard seated and rested shooting position (Seated in the back and rested on a sand bag up front). I was able to get right around a 2 inch 10 shot group, not bad at all! The Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol did shoot a little bit high and to the left which for some reason is common with most CO2 action airguns and I know it’s not entirely me since others have commented the their airguns shoot a bit to the left in most cases. Elevation was pretty close at 30 feet but just a tad high.

The Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is very similar to their Umarex Glock 17 3rd Gen in terms of their mechanical build and function since both use the same magazines and have that semi blowback action but I can say the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol not only looks better in my opinion but the slide is improved as it seems to have a less metallic sound and the slide wiggle is very minimal. The Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol also did not lack in the performance department getting really close to the the claimed 360 FPS while shooting about the same 10 round grouping of 2 inches which is about what I expect for an action BB shooter. Now we have a bunch of Umarex Glocks to chooses from, checkout our Replica Airguns Canada and US Online Stores for Glock airguns and find one that’s right for you!

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, Blowback, CO2, Field Test, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Umarex, Umarex Glock, Glock 19X

Umarex T4E HDS Paintball Shotgun and Diana Bandit - Chaser Pellet Pistol Unboxing

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In this Unboxing Preview video you really can’t get too much different in terms of product types. First up I showcase the Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel .68 caliber CO2 Paintball Shotgun. I then take a look at the Diana Bandit PCP and Diana Chaser CO2 Bolt Action Match Grade .177 Caliber Pellet Pistols.

The Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel .68 caliber CO2 Paintball Shotgun is a two shot short barrelled that could come in handy for CQB engagements but it looks to be designed also as a none lethal home defence weapon since you can load a CO2 without piercing it but when in a bind you simply hit the CO2 screw and it pierces the CO2 activating the gun for instant use. I will have to test this one out to see if it really has enough power to stop an intrude, after all you only get two shots so they better count!

And then we have two Diana Match Grade CO2 Bolt Action Pellet Pistols, both has a similar bolt, sights, barrel and trigger setup but with the Diana Bandit you get a wooden grips, an included 10 shot rotary magazine and it’s PCP powered so you will need a compressor or a pump to use it. The Diana Chaser on the other hand is CO2 powered, has a plastic pistol grip and does not include the 10 shot rotary magazine but you can buy it later on if you get bored loading one round at a time into the breach. I expect both of these pistols to be tack drivers!

The Umarex T4E HDS Double Barrel .68 caliber CO2 Paintball Shotgun is available in both our Canada and US Online Replica Airgun Store while Both Diana Pellet Pistols can only be found in our Canada Store.

Categories: .68 cal, 4.5mm / .177 cal, CO2, Paintball, PCP, Pellet, Pistol, Review, Rifle, Single Shot, YouTube Video Tags: Umarex, T4E HDS, Diana, Bandit, Chaser

Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
Manufacturer: Distributed by Umarex.
Model: Glock 19X.
Materials: Metal & Polymer.
Weight: 1.5 pounds (662 grams).
Barrel: Smooth bore 3.36 inch barrel (85.3mm).
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Semi auto blowback, double action only trigger.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 18 round drop out full size metal magazine.
FPS: Claimed 360.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is what I would call a double action trigger mainly because there is an indexing of the BB from the magazine into the breach area every time you pull the trigger which means the take up is longer thanks a standard Glock take up and there is a little bit of friction from the mechanical mechanism that indexes the BB making the trigger feel more like a double action only trigger.

Accuracy: At this point I have not shot the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol so I can only quote what Umarex is saying in terms of FP2 which is 360. That said I have already done a full Table Top and Field Test Shooting Video for the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 3 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol which is essentially the same mechanical gun but with a slightly longer slide and barrel. In my Field Test Shooting Video for the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 3 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol I was able to get a 5 shot average fps of 363 in a bit cooler shooting conditions along with 2 inch 10 shot grouping from a 30 foot shooting distance.

Build Quality: The Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol seems to be really well made. Fit and finish are nice and slide wiggle is minimal. There is a bit of a clanky sound when the slide cycles but not as bad as the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 3 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. I also think the Coyote finish is the nicest looking with its black on tan two tone look.

Realism: The Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol absolutely looks the part of a Glock 19X, sitting on the table and even holding it in your hand you are going to think it's the real deal until of course you drop the magazine and see that it is a CO2 mag. Mostly everything operates like a real Glock 17 but the slide is not a full blowback meaning it only goes back about 3/4 as much as a real Glock 17 slide would. One other noticeable difference is the ability to quickly field strip the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol, you will need to remove a pin since the take down tabs are non functioning and moulded into the frame.
Available From: The Replica Airguns Store.

Pros:

  • Nice weight and feel to it, build quality seems good.

  • Really nice looking replica of the real steel Glock 19X, love the Coyote color.

  • Fully Glock licensed.

  • Easy to see white dot sights front and back.

  • Recessed barrel for added realism.

  • Accessory rail for adding a laser or tactical light.

  • Full size drop out metal magazine that holds the CO2 and 18 4.5mm steel BB’s.

  • Safety built into the serial number plate area keeps it well hidden. 

  • Warning instruction are nice and discreet under trigger guard

  • Not bad feeling double action only trigger as the blowback pre-cocks the internal hammer/strike.

  • 360 fps is decent for a blowback BB gun.

Cons:

  • Does have blowback action but not full blowback.

  • Slide sound is a bit clanky but not as bad as the 17 Gen 3 Blowback.

  • Sight are non-adjustable which is common with low cost action shooters like this one.

  • Would have liked to have seen more pristine packaging from Glock over the plastic clamshell

Comments:

It’s great to see Umarex expanding their live of Glock licensed Airguns and the addition of the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is welcome! Some of you are not going to like the semi blowback action but it does mean you get higher fps and more shots per CO2 while still getting that simulated recoil form the blowback action. I honestly thing the Umarex Glock 19X CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is one of the most attractive Glock Airguns with it’s Coyote Tan frame and slide with black highlights, I also like the compact size for its shortened frame and slide over the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 3 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. So many to choose for now but I guess that a good thing or perhaps just get them all!

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, Blowback, CO2, Comparison, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Umarex, Umarex Glock, Glock 19, Glock 19X

2019 Replica Airguns Halloween Contest Giveaway

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There are two parts to they video, the Halloween Costume Contest and what’s going on next week so make sure to watch it all…

Part 1 - 2019 Replica Airguns Halloween Contest Giveaway

Contest Rules:

  • Must be 18+ to receive a prize.

  • Canada & US winners only.

  • Halloween Costumes must have a weapon of some sort in them.

  • Must post a Halloween costume video to your YouTube channel.

  • Your video must be named "2019 Replica Airguns Halloween Contest Giveaway".

  • November 9th is the deadline date for you to get your video in.

  • Must post a comment in this video letting me know you have a video for me.

  • Must be a subscriber to the Replica Airguns channel.

  • Must like this video

1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes Awarded:

What’s going on next week?

I will be away competing in a Body Building Fitness Contest so there will not be any more videos that week.

You may have noticed I have been withering away this past couple of months. This is in preparation for a Fitness Contest I am going into. For a show like this you need to be super lean to be competitive.

I have been competing since 2015 mainly in Men’s Physique and have qualified myself over the years to compete at the National level in Amateur Body Building.

The competition I am going to is the GNC / ALLMAX Canadian National Pro Qualifier in Toronto. If I do really well I can possibly get an IFBB Pro Card. Getting an IFBB Pro Card means I would now be able to compete in Pro Body Building competitions.

In order to win the Pro Card I would need to win my hight class and then win the overalls against the other winners in their hight class.

To date I have come close to winning the IFFB Pro Card but just missed it on two occasions. I am hoping to get the IFBB Pro Card this times around but I know the competition will be very competitive.

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, 6mm, Airsoft, BB, Blowback, CO2, Full Auto, Replica Airguns News, Semi Auto, Pistol, Rifle, YouTube Video Tags: Crosman, Bushmaster MPW, KWC, Taurus PT24 24/7, Umarex, Makarov PM, Makarov

Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol TableTop Review

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Type: GBB AIrsoft Pistol.
Manufacturer: Made by Tokyo Marui.
Model: FNX-45 Tactical.
Materials: Mostly polymer with metal components.
Weight: 1.8 pounds (830 grams).
Barrel: 4.4 inches metal non-rifled.
Propulsion: Green gas.
Action: Semi auto blowback, singled double action trigger.
Ammunition Type: 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 29 round drop out full size metal magazine.
FPS: Claimed 366.

Trigger Pull: The single action trigger pull on the Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol is light and smooth with just a bit of take-up and a crisp release. You can also shoot in double action, as expected the trigger pull in double action will be longer and heavier but it’s still pretty smooth and not at all heavy.

Accuracy: At this point I have not shot the Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol so I have no idea what the actual fps is and how accurate it may be but I can say I like the feel of how it dry fires so if that’s any indication as to how well it performs then I have high hopes for the Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol.

Build Quality: The Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol even though on the outside it’s all plastic (Slide and frame), the quality is fantastic, fit and finish is top notch everywhere and you will find metal parts where they need to be as in the inner and outer barrel, trigger, hammer, slide catch release, back strap safety, trigger group and many more internal parts.

Realism: The Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol is virtually an exact replica of a Real Steel FNX-45 Tactical, looking at photos online of the powder burning version it is nearly impossible to tell them apart. You will find FN licensing in all the right places but keep in mind Tokyo Marui does not actually hold an FN license so yours will come with black stickers over the FN markings. Easy enough to take off :) In terms of functionality the Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol operated pretty much exactly like the real steel version including the ability to field strip it for easy Hop-up adjustments.

Pros:

  • Ultra realistic Replica of the FNX-45 with authentic markings.

  • Removable slide cover allows mounting of red dot sight.

  • 16mm CW threaded barrel is mock suppressor-ready.

  • Multiple grip backstraps for a custom fit to your hand size.

  • Overall quality, fit and finish is excellent.

  • Easy to see white dot sights front and back.

  • Full size full metal magazine.

  • Ambidextrous safety, slide catch and magazine release.

  • Can easily put a mock suppressor on it.

  • Comes with additional internal barrel lengths for a mock suppressor or no meat tenderizer setup.

  • All mechanical parts work just like a steel FNX-45.

  • Super fast blowback action, great for action shooting.

Cons:

  • Mostly all plastic build.

  • Not actually licensed by Tokyo Marui.

Comments:

I am really liking the Tokyo Marui product line and welcome it to our Canada Replica Airguns Store. The Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol is one the nicest quality Airsoft guns I have reviewed so far, it really is a work of art. The only thing that would be nice is a metal slide but I can live without it since everything else about the gun is nearly perfect! The Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol is really built for everyone, left hand or right handed, large or small hands, the full set of ambidextrous controls and interchangeable back-straps will take care of you.

Categories: 6mm, Airsoft, Blowback, Gas, GBB, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Tokyo Marui, FNX-45 Tactical

Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: GBB AIrsoft Pistol.
Manufacturer: Made by Tokyo Marui.
Model: Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911.
Materials: Mostly polymer with metal components.
Weight: 1.8 pounds (816 grams).
Barrel: 3.9 inches metal non-rifled.
Propulsion: Green gas.
Action: Semi auto blowback, single action only trigger.
Ammunition Type: 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 28 round drop out full size metal magazine.
FPS: Claimed 366.

Trigger Pull: The single action only trigger pull on the Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is extremely nice, there is virtually zero take-up with a light and easy release. You can really hammer out quick shots with this Airsoft pistol. One of the best 1911 triggers I have tested so far.

Accuracy: At this point I have not shot the Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol so I have no idea what the actual fps is and how accurate it may be but I can say I like the feel of how it dry fires so if that’s any indication as to how well it performs then I have high hopes for the Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol.

Build Quality: The Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol even though on the outside it’s all plastic (Slide and frame), the quality is fantastic, fit and finish is top notch everywhere and you will find metal parts where they need to be as in the inner and outer barrel, trigger, hammer, slide catch release, back strap safety, trigger group and many more internal parts.

Realism: The Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is built on the Colt 45 1911 design but as you can see it comes in a compact version with a very tactical and aggressive look. You can tone it down a bit by removing the “Meat Tenderize” from the front basically turning it into a straight forward Tactical 1911 Compact version.

Pros:

  • Custom Detonics style slide and outer barrel.

  • Meat tenderizer-like Strike Face muzzle gives gun aggressive appearance.

  • 20mm underside rail for laser or flashlight attachment.

  • Squared-off SAO trigger guard with short-stroke trigger pull.

  • Fit and finish is excellent.

  • Easy to see white dot sights front and back.

  • Full size full metal magazine.

  • Very cool looking tactical compact 1911.

  • Ambidextrous safety.

  • Comes with additional internal barrel lengths for a Mock suppressor or no Meat tenderizer setup.

  • Working grip safety as you would expect.

  • All mechanical parts work just like a real steel 1911.

  • Super fast blowback action, great for action shooting.

Cons:

  • Mostly all plastic build.

  • Can not field strip easily and get to the hop-up adjustment with the Meat tenderizer on it.

Comments:

This is my first real experience with a Tokyo Marui product and I have to say I am very impressed with their build quality and design. Even though the slide and frame are plastic, there is enough metal going on in this Airsoft pistol to give it decent enough weight and feel. I really like what Tokyo Marui did with the styling of the Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol with the Meat tenderizer-like Strike Face muzzle, squared-off trigger guard and overall tactical look and feel. A great addition to the Replica Airguns Canada Online Store!

Categories: 6mm, Airsoft, Blowback, Gas, GBB, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Tokyo Marui, Strike Warrior .45

Tokyo Marui New Product Preview Unboxing Video

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I though I would feature the fact that we recently added some of the Tokyo Marui product line to our Canada Replica Airguns Store. Tokyo Marui is said to be one of the best Airsoft products on the market and they have been around for a while so they have had time to get it right! As Tokyo Marui is a Japanese based company they are restricted to only being able to use plastic frames and slides but even with this limitation the Tokyo Marui products that I have personally looked at are extremely well made.

In this Tokyo Marui New Product Preview Unboxing Video I take a look at 4 Tokyo Marui models; the Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 Gas Blowback Airsoft Pistol, the Tokyo Marui Hi-Capa 5.1 D.O.R (Direct Optics Ready) GBB Airsoft Pistol, the Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical Gas Blowback Airsoft Pistol and lastly the Tokyo Marui VSR-10 Pro Sniper Bolt Action Airsoft Rifle.

Tokyo Marui Strike Warrior .45 1911 Gas Blowback Airsoft Pistol

  • Type: Airsoft Pistol

  • Manufacturer: Tokyo Marui

  • Model: Strike Warrior .45

  • Materials: ABS

  • Weight: 816 g (1.8 lb)

  • Length: 205 mm (8.1 in)

  • Barrel: 74 mm (2.9 in), metal

  • Power Source: Green Gas

  • Action: Semi-automatic, blowback

  • Ammo Type: 6mm airsoft BBs

  • Ammo Capacity: 28 rounds

  • FPS: 366

Tokyo Marui Hi-Capa 5.1 D.O.R (Direct Optics Ready) GBB Airsoft Pistol

  • Type: Airsoft Pistol

  • Manufacturer: Tokyo Marui

  • Model: Hi-Capa 5.1 D.O.R.

  • Materials: Polymer and metal

  • Weight: 839 g (1.85 lb)

  • Length: 220 mm (8.7 in)

  • Barrel: 112 mm (4.4 in), metal

  • Power Source: Green Gas

  • Action: Semi-automatic, blowback

  • Ammo Type: 6mm airsoft BBs

  • Ammo Capacity: 31 rounds

  • FPS: 366

Tokyo Marui FNX-45 Tactical Gas Blowback Airsoft Pistol

  • Type: Airsoft Pistol

  • Manufacturer: Tokyo Marui

  • Model: FNX-45 Tactical

  • Materials: ABS

  • Weight: 830 g (1.8 lb)

  • Length: 220 mm (8.7 in)

  • Barrel: 113 mm (4.4 in)

  • Power Source: Green Gas

  • Action: Semi-automatic, blowback, single/double-action

  • Ammo Type: 6mm airsoft BBs

  • Ammo Capacity: 29 rounds

  • FPS: 366

Tokyo Marui VSR-10 Pro Sniper Bolt Action Airsoft Rifle

  • Type: Airsoft Rifle

  • Manufacturer: Tokyo Marui

  • Model: VSR-10 Pro Sniper vers.

  • Materials: ABS

  • Weight: 1.9 kg (4.2 lb)

  • Length: 107.5 cm (42.3 in)

  • Barrel: 430 mm (17 in)

  • Power Source: Spring

  • Action: Bolt action

  • Ammo Type: 6mm airsoft BBs

  • Ammo Capacity: 30 rounds

  • FPS: 366

Categories: 6mm, Airsoft, Blowback, Comparison, GBB, Gas, Pistol, Review, Replica Airguns News, Rifle, Semi Auto, Spring Piston, YouTube Video Tags: Tokyo Marui, VSR-10 Pro, FNX-45 Tactical, Hi-Capa 5.1 D.O.R., Strike Warrior .45

Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle Field Test Review

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If you have not already watched my Table Top Video Review for the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle than make sure to do so if you are interested in more specifications and details.

I don’t often make many Paintball Review Gun Videos let alone Shooting Videos so this one is a bit different than the norm. Lucky for me I have some .43 caliber Rubber Paintballs that I can use in my Indoor Sea Can Shooting Range so as not to make a mess of things. As per usual I like to use a brand new 12 Gram CO2 Cartridge for my testing and for your reference the temperature was right around room temperature or 21 degree Celsius, 69 degrees Fahrenheit.

First up I generally perform my Chronograph test to see what the real world velocity or fps is for the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle. I shot a short string of rubber rounds through my Chronograph and was able to get a 280 fps average with the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle. This is plenty enough power for the intended target down range to feel the paintball effect without causing too much trauma.

With the remaining 10 rounds in my Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle magazine, I then setup a brand new paper target 30 feet down range and using a rested and seated shooting position and carefully unloaded the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle into the target. I was a bit surprised to see the rounds spread out a fair amount perhaps as much as 10-12 inches but at least half where in the target rings.

I would not recommend the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle as a long range paintball marker but it would be perfect for close quarters ultra realistic simulations. I would like to give actual .43 caliber paintballs a try outside to see if accuracy would be better, maybe the rubber balls grip the barrel a bit too much causing some random and unexpected spinning to occur? Either way the Umarex T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle is a really unique and fun Paintball Gun to shoot, maybe not for everyone but if you want the most realistic Paintball Marker then it would be a great option.

Categories: .43 cal, Blowback, CO2, Field Test, Paintball, Review, Rifle, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Umarex, T4E HK416

Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle Table Top Review

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Type: Paintball Rifle.
Manufacturer: Umarex - T4E.
Model: H&K 416.
Materials: Metal & Polymer.
Weight: 3016 grams (6.65 pounds).
Barrel: Metal smooth bore.
Power Source: 1x12 gram CO2.
Action: Semi-Automatic with internal working bolt blowback action.
Ammo Type: .43 Caliber Paintball or Rubber Ball.
Ammo Capacity: 14 Rounds.
FPS: 330-460?

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle is pretty typical of what you would find on an AR styled rifle. Since the internal bolt cycles with each shot, the trigger is engaged and the Paintball rifle is ready for the next shot with a very light and short single action trigger pull.

Accuracy: So far I have not had the opportunity to test the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle other than placing a few rounds down range into my ammo trap to see how it shot and felt. Without actually shooting rounds through the Chronograph I don’t really know what the fps velocity is going to be but I can say it felt like it was shooting perhaps even over 400 fps? Out of the box the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle was shooting rather low but you can adjust the rear sight for windage and elevation.

Build Quality: The build quality of the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle is very good since this Paintball gun is made for military and law enforcement training use. You’re going to find high quality metal and polymer where you would normally find them on the real steel version. The bolt carrier is expected to last at least 3000 shots but you do get an extra one included with it.

Realism: The fully licensed Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle is about as realistic as you are going to get in a Paintball Rifle. It’s basically made very similar to a GBB Airsoft Rifle of the same type with a working bolt and pretty much all working parts on it. You can even break the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle down into the lower and upper receiver halves. The bolt blowback action is not super strong but this may be a good thing since CO2 usage will be more efficient allowing for higher fps and more shots per CO2.

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Pros:

  • Seem to have decent fps, will see when I do my Field Test?

  • Full Size drop out magazine that holds 14 .43 caliber Paintballs and the CO2.

  • Removable 4 position adjustable stock.

  • Removable and adjustable iron sights.

  • Lots of rials for adding accessories.

  • Fully licensed H&K 4116 replica via Umarex.

  • Blowback does give a bit of recoil feedback and allow for a true single action trigger.

  • Very high quality metaled polymer build.

  • Used as a training weapon for military and law enforcement.

  • Comes with extra bolt carrier.

Cons:

  • Very expensive, well over $1000!!

  • Comes with blue hardware but can be swapped out (Pistol grip, But stock, Magazine).

  • Bolt carrier may wear out at around 3000 rounds.

Comments:

If’ you’re looking for the ultimate in Paintball Rifle realism the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle is going to meet that requirement for sure. It will come at a pretty decent cost but you are going to have a very unique Airgun that not many people will own. And as they say you do get what you pay for which is realism, quality and reliability. I look forward to testing out the Umarex T4E T4E HK 416 Training Marker CO2 Paintball Rifle on the Chronograph using some rubber ball ammo, I may even take it outside for some paintball ammo shooting, we will have to see…

Categories: .43 cal, Blowback, CO2, Paintball, Review, Rifle, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: T4E HK416, Umarex

Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: CO2 Bolt action pellet pistol.
Manufacturer: Distributed by Webley.
Model: Webley Nemesis.
Materials: Metal & Polymer.
Weight: 2 pounds (907 grams).
Barrel: 6.25 inches metal rifled.
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Bolt action repeater, single action only trigger.
Ammunition Type: .177 / .22 caliber pellets.
Ammunition Capacity: 14/ 12 round double sided rotary magazines.
FPS: Claimed 430 / 370.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is rather good, there is just a little bit of take up with a light and crisp release. You will have to work the bolt to engage the internal hammer for single action only shooting.

Accuracy: This is one of those times when I actually have already done my Field Test Shooting Video for the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol and it performed well. My test version was the .177 caliber model with a claimed fps of 430 and I got exactly that with a 5 shot average sting on my Chronograph. I was using 6.9 grain lead pellets so not the lightest or heaviest pellets. I then placed 14 rounds into my paper target setup 30 feet down range and proceeded to get a 1.5 inch 14 round grouping. That’s with no previous time shooting this Airgun so I know it is for sure capable of sub 1 inch grouping with open sights. Keep in mind you can mount a laser, red dot or optical sight on this Airgun very easily for even better potential accuracy!

Build Quality: The Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol on the outside is pretty much an all plastic Airgun but it does have good weight to it at 2 pounds so there must be a fair amount of internal metal parts. The barrel and bolt for sure are metal! The plastic does seem very good quality with nice fit and finish throughout the Airgun.

Realism: The Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is not styled specially to look like any particular one gun but I have to say it does have an overall Glock look to it but in a much larger form factor. For a CO2 bolt Action Pellet Pistol it is fairly modern looking compered to other target styled pellet pistols out there.
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Pros:

  • First multi-shot rotary mag CO2 Pellet pistol I have come across.

  • Good accuracy and power!

  • Can add a red dot or optical sight to it using the top built in Dovetail rail.

  • Can add a laser or tac light using the bottom built in Weaver Picatinny rail.

  • Has a nice modern look to it for a target pellet pistol.

  • Rifled steel barrel.

  • Fiber optic sights adjustable for windage.

  • Nice light and short single action trigger.

  • Allen key and magazine storage compartment built into airgun.

  • Would be good for small pest control because of decent fps and good accuracy.

Cons:

  • Doesn’t like all pellet sections.

  • Sights are not adjustable for elevation.

Comments:

The Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is not really a Replica Airgun so to speak but it’s nice to shoot a dedicated target pellet pistol once in a while and the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is that for sure but with a more modern and cool looking exterior than most. The Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is also one of the first bolt action Air pistols I have come across that has a rotary magazine which combined with decent power and accuracy could make it usable for small pest control since you do have quick follow up shots just in case the first shot doesn't get the job done. I will say the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is a bit pellet picky especially if the skirting on your pellet choice is narrow. I would advise you to choose a more chunky pellet with a wider skirt which will make magazine indexing smooth and consistent.

Categories: .22 cal, 4.5mm / .177 cal, CO2, Pellet, Pistol, Repeater, Review, YouTube Video Tags: Webley, Nem

Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol Field Test Review

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In this Field Test Shooting Video I focus on Umarex’s latest CO2 Blowback BB Airgun, the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. We have been waiting a while for this one to ship and now that it’s here I really want to get to shooting it and finding out if it performed as good as it looked and felt.

I loaded up my Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol with a brand new 12 gram Sig Sauer CO2 cartridges along with some 4.5mm RWS 5.1 grain Zinc coated BB’s and began the Chronograph portion of my Indoor Field Test Shooting Video. The temperature was not overly warm sitting right around 19 degrees Celsius or 66 degrees Fahrenheit. Umarex claims roughly around 300 fps from the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol but I was able to get just a bit high with my 5 shots through the Chronograph averaging 310 fps.

I then put up a paper target 30 feet down range, reloaded my full size drop out metal magazine with 10 more steel BB’s and proceeded to carefully place the 10 shots into the target using a rested and seated shooting position. I was able to get around a 3.5 inch grouping but I feel I could have done better since several rounds actually shot one on top of the other. The Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol did shot just a little bit low and to the left but not a lot.

I really like the trigger on the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol, it’s short and light, perfect for shot placement and also action shooting. The blowback action is nice and crisp giving the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol just enough blowback recoil effect. I didn't have any issues with the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol which makes for the best testing and out of all the Umarex Glocks to date the Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is by far my favorite version! If you already have and Umarex Glock, that’s OK get this one too, you won’t be disappointed.

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, Blowback, CO2, Field Test, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Umarex Glock, Umarex, Glock 19, Gen 4

Umarex Glock 17 4th Gen CO2 Blowback BB Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
Manufacturer: Distributed by Umarex.
Model: Glock 17 Gen 4.
Materials: Metal & Polymer.
Weight: 1.7 pounds (771 grams).
Barrel: 3.6 inches metal non-rifled.
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Semi auto blowback, single action only trigger.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 18 round drop out full size metal magazine.
FPS: Claimed 300.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is single action only so you will need to rack the slide first to not only chamber a 4.5mm Steel BB in the breach area but to also cock the internal striker. There is a working trigger safety on the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol and you’ll also find the Glock 17 Gen 4 has a nice short and light trigger as you would expect similar to the real steel Glock. Perfect for fast action shooting!

Accuracy: At this point I have not shot the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol so I can only quote what Umarex is saying in terms of FP2 which is 300. That sounds reasonable based on other Airguns like this that have that full blowback action since much of the CO2 gas is used to work the action of the slide. This not only reduces how many shots you can expect o get out of a single 12 gram CO2 cartridge but a reduction in power over non-blowback or even partial blowback CO2 Airguns.

Build Quality: The Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol looks to be well made overall with metal and plastic parts where you would find them on a real steel Glock 17 Gen 4. Fit and finish are nice and the slide wiggle is next to zero. The slide spring is very heavy and the sound of the slide when racked and released does not have that cheap metallic sound some blowback Airguns have. I am expecting some pretty decent blowback action recoil from the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol when I do my Field Test Shooting Review!

Realism: The Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol 100% looks the part of a Glock 17 4th Generation, sitting on the table and even holding it in your hand you are going to think it's the real deal until of course you drop the magazine and see that it is a BB/CO2 mag. Mostly everything operates like a real Glock 17 including the slide catch release, trigger safety, magazine release and even the take down switches for quick field stripping and access to the adjustable hop-up, yes it is adjustable.
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Pros:

  • Good weight and feel to it, build quality seems very good.

  • Really nice looking and full featured replica of the original Glock 17 Gen 4.

  • Fully Glock licensed through Umarex.

  • Easy to see white dot sights front and back.

  • Recessed barrel for added realism.

  • Accessory rail for adding a laser or tactical light.

  • Full size drop out metal magazine that holds the CO2 and 18 4.5mm steel BB’s.

  • Slide spring feels heavier than most full blowback Airguns, should have a heavy blowback recoil effect.

  • Safety built into the serial number plate area keeps it well hidden.

  • Comes with additional Backstraps for different sized hands.

  • Warning instruction are nice and discreet under trigger guard.

  • Great feeling single action only trigger as the blowback pre-cocks the internal hammer/strike.

  • 300 fps is decent for a full blowback BB gun.

Cons:

  • FPS could be higher but fairly inline with other full blowback CO2 air pistols.

  • Sight are non-adjustable which is common with low cost Airguns like this one.

  • Would have liked to have seen more pristine packaging from Glock..

Comments:

I know everyone has been waiting for Umarex to release the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol and here it is finally, does it live up to all the hype and excitement? So far without shooting it I have to say yes, I am very pleased with how the Umarex Glock 17 Gen 4 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol looks and feels. There is not too much more you can ask for in a replica Airgun of any kind… it looks like the real steel version, it feels like there real steel version, it functions like there real steel version. Hopefully it shoots just as well! If you haven’t bought one of the Umarex Glocks so far then this one is the one to have, but I say why not have them all :)

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, Blowback, CO2, Comparison, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Glock 17, Glock, Umarex Glock, Umarex, Gen 4

Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol Field Test Review

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Make sure to watch my Preview Table Top Review for the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol if you’re looking for more specifications and details.

The Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol, so far I have not reviewed an Airgun like it. Yes I have reviewed bolt action CO2 Pellet Pistols in the past but not one with a rotary magazine for much quicker followup shots. This is by no means as quick as a semi auto shooter but being able to quickly work the bolt action without having to manually place a pellet in the breach area sure does speed things up.

On the box Webley claims up to 420 fps with the ,177 caliber version the Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol I was testing and I was able to get an average of 430 fps using a brand new CO2 along with RWS 6.9 grain lead pellets. I did find the RWS pellets I was using did not feed all that well perhaps because they had a fairly narrow waist on them which does effect the way pellets are held in the rotary magazine. The temperature was fairly normal at right around room temperature.

For my accuracy portion of the Field Test Shooting Video for the Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol, I switched to Sig Sauer .177 caliber lead pellets and they worked much better in terms of chambering cleanly for me. I found the Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol shot a bit high on my paper target placed 30 feet away, so I set my sights on the bottom ring which placed almost all my 14 shots right in the bullseye. My 14 shot string was grouping around 1.5 inches but I am sure the Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol could shoot quarter sized objects at 30 feet downrange all day long once you get use to it.

The trigger on the Webley Nemesis Bolt Action CO2 Pellet Pistol is one of the highlights of this air pistol, it really feels great. Combine this with nice high consistent fps and excellent accuracy and the Webley Nemesis is a really interesting CO2 Pellet Pistol is a great target shooter with potential for up close small pest control.

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, .22 cal, CO2, Field Test, Pellet, Pistol, YouTube Video, Repeater Tags: Webley, Nemesis

G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol Field Test Review

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I’m going to start off by saying this Field Test Shooting Review for the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol did not go all that well as I had some complications with this Airgun when chambering rounds. I am pretty sure it is magazine related and hope to try a different magazine with it soon. I say this because I am following through with my review regardless of my initial results to demonstrate that not all Airguns perform as expected during my reviews and sometimes you get a lemon even with a good quality brand like G&G.

I am fairly certain the defect in this case for the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol was the magazine tip being too tight and not allowing an Airsoft BB to position all the way to the top of the magazine which means when the slide cycled and the nozzle was in position to push an Airsoft BB into the breach, it simple was hitting the top of the BB and pushing it even further into the magazine. All said and done I was able to test the fps and accuracy on target so let’s get on with my review.

Using .20 gram Airsoft BB’s with a fully filled propane gas magazine in my G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol, I was able to get 6 recoreded shots through my Chronograph averaging 319 fps. The slowest shot being 313 fps and the fastest shot hitting 330 fps. The temperature was right around room temperature so around 22 degrees Celsius or 72 degrees Fahrenheit.

As I was having issues with with the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol chambering rounds with the .20 gram Airsoft BB’s. I was hoping that when I switched to a different .32 gram Airsoft BB for my target portion of this review that perhaps the different Airsoft BB’s would chamber better but they did not. To get through the target portion of my test, with each shot I had to drop the magazine, make sure the Airsoft BB’s was at the top of the magazine, rack the slide, insert the magazine and then release the slide. So as you can see I was resetting completely for each shot which does not always make for the tightest groupings. Surprisingly I was still able to get about a 1.5 inch grouping on my paper target setup 30 feet downrange using a rested and seated shooting position.

Not all reviews go as planned but you still have to make the best of it. I really feel the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is a good gun overall even though mine did not perform that well for me. When I was able to chamber a round it shot a consistent fps and placed Airsoft BB’s downrange accurately and very close to the bullseye. Perhaps simply by swapping out the magazine I will have a much more reliable Airsoft gun? I will have to get back to you on that one.

Categories: 6mm, Airsoft, Blowback, Field Test, Gas, GBB, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: G&G, GPM1911, 1911, M1911 A1

G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: Gas Blowback Airsoft Pistol.
Manufacturer: G&G
Model: GPM1911
Materials: Metal slide, frame & Magazine.
Weight: 2.25 pounds (1020 grams).
Length: 8.66 inches (22.0 cm) total.
Barrel: 4.58 inches (11.7 cm), Metal non-rifled smooth bore.
Propulsion: Green gas or propane.
Action: Blowback, single action only.
Ammunition Type: 6mm plastic Airsoft BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 25 rounds.
FPS: 300-330 fps.

Trigger Pull: The single action only trigger pull on the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is what you would expect from a traditional single action only 1911 trigger, a very short take-up and a crips and light release. Great for getting a lot fo shoots off quickly and accurately down range without making your trigger finger do a lot of work.

Accuracy: I have not done my actual Field Test Shooting video review for the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol so I can into comment just yet but I will be making a Field Test Shooting Video for it as soon as I can and will post that here on the website and of course over on the Replica Airguns YouTube channel when I have it ready.

Build Quality: The G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is in my opinion one for the nicer looking finishes wise and I would have to say it seems to also be one of the better quality 1911 Airguns out there, for sure a step up from a KWC blowback 1911’s and in line with what KWA and KJWorks is making these days which is good quality. The G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is one of the heavier Airsoft 1911 Blowback Pistols which makes me think the metal is a bit higher quality where it needs to be. Tolerances are nice and tight and the blowbacks action is very heavy.

Realism: The G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol like most of these full blowback 1911 Airguns, Steel BB or Airsoft BB, is super realistic with an all metal build. All the real steel working parts like the slide catch release, back strap safety and pretty much everything else function as they should. The G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol even field strips like a traditional 1911 pistol. Not sure what you could do to make it more authentic for an Airgun?

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Pros:

  • Nice high capacity magazine compared to other GBB 1911 Airsoft pistols.

  • Heavier than most Airsoft 1911’s.

  • All parts fit nice and tight, tolerances are very good.

  • Working back-strap safety.

  • No ugly red tip.

  • Finish is really nice, gun looks really good.

  • Expect to get decent amount of shots per gas fill.

  • Micro Gas Filter and Whirl Cylinder Valve help to manage gas efficiency and reduced frost buildup.

  • Traditional adjustable Hop-up.

  • Full Size Dropout metal magazine pretty standard on Airsoft pistols.

  • Comes with high quality hard shell case and speed loader.

Cons:

  • Sights are pretty basic, no white dots and non-adjustable as you would expect on a 1911 A1.

  • Very simple Airsoft gun, no modern bits and pieces on it.

  • FPS could be a bit higher but fine for close quarters.

Comments:

The G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol is for sure one of the nicer 1911 A1 styled Airsoft pistols, inline with KWC and KJWorks. It does come in a little bit heavier and seems to have more blowback recoil action which is nice. All I need to do now is find out how well it shoots! If it’s not half bad then it is for sure worth the price which by the way is a little bit cheaper than a KWA or KJWorks 1911 and about the same price as a KWC 1911. So many choices I know but that’s a good thing :)

My YouTube Table Top Review of the G&G GPM1911 GBB Airsoft Pistol:

Categories: 6mm, Airsoft, Blowback, Comparison, Gas, GBB, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: G&G, GPM1911

KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: BB air pistol.
Manufacturer: KWC.
Model: Makarov PM NBB.
Materials: Mostly metal.
Weight: 1.76 pounds (800 grams).
Barrel: 3 inches, metal smooth bore.
Propulsion: CO2 x 1.
Action: Semi auto, double action only.
Ammunition Type: Steel BB's 4.5mm.
Ammunition Capacity: 18 rounds.
FPS: 394 fps/ 120 m/s.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol is pretty decent for a double action only trigger, certainly light enough for some fairly fast action shooting without tiring your trigger finger too much. It would have been nice to have been able to cock the hammer for some slower and more precise single action shots.

Accuracy: So far I have not had the chance to test out the shooting performances for the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol, but I am expecting it to get sub 2 inch 10 shot groupings from 30 feet out and hopefully the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol will chronograph in close to the 400 claimed fps. Watch for my Field Test Shooting Video down the road.

Build Quality: The KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol is a pretty basic CO2 BB Airgun, basically two metal halves of the frame screwed together and not a lot of working parts. It’s almost all metal except for the grips and hammer and has a good weight and solid feel to it so I expect it to hold up well over time. The fit and finishes seem just fine but it does have some noticeable seems going all around the Airgun where the two halves join together.

Realism: The KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol at first looks like a real steel Makarov, it’s about the right size and weight, has a recessed barrel and no CO2 tab on the bottom so overall a good looking replica. It’s when you look a little bit closer look that you can really tell, from the lack of an open ejection port to the small screws on the right hand side of the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol. When you start to play around with it you will notice the hammer is plastic and only for show and of course not being a blowback gun the slide and slide catch release do not function at all.

Pros:

  • Full metal frame.

  • All metal full size drop out magazine that holds the BB’s and CO2.

  • Working safety, and magazine release.

  • Because it’s NBB it will get higher fps and more shots per CO2.

  • No ugly CO2 tab on the magazine.

  • Seems to have a decent double action only trigger.

  • Very affordable at around $70 Canadian.

  • Less moving parts means less to go wrong for longer reliability.

Cons:

  • No blowback operation so no single action trigger or simulated recoil.

  • Ejection port is not cut out and hammer is only for show.

  • Has those ugly screws on one side of the frame.

Comments:

Most of you probably already know I am a bit of a Blowback operation Airgun snob so when I review Non Blowback Airguns I am generally not as excited. What can I say, I just like the simulated recoil Blowback offers and the fact that Blowback Airguns will generally allow for a much lighter and shorter single action trigger. The plus side to a Non Blowback Airgun is going to be four main points: Usually a lower price tag, faster fps, more shots per CO2 and better longevity of the gun since there are a lot less moving parts to wear or break. It really come down to what you prefer, but the good news is you can have your choice of a Non Blowback Makarov like the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol or you can go with the blowback KWC Makarov PM CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. Or better yet, why not both!

My YouTube Video Review for the KWC Makarov PM CO2 NBB BB Pistol:

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, CO2, Comparison, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Makarov, Makarov PM, KWC

Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol Table Top Review

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Type: BB air pistol.
Manufacturer: Air Venturi - KWC.
Model: Springfield Armory 1911 Mil-Spec.
Materials: Pretty much all metal build.
Weight: 2 pounds (907 Grams).
Barrel: 4.38 inchesBrass, non-rifled.
Propulsion: CO2 x1.
Action: Semi auto blowback, single action only.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm Steel BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 18 rounds.
FPS: 320.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is like all the other KWC made CO2 full blowback 1911's, it's exactly what you would expect from a real steel 1911 single action only pistol which helps to make this replica 1911 a great trainer or show piece. So in other words the trigger pull is super short, super light with very little take-up and a nice crisp break.

Accuracy: I have not shot this "exact version" of the KWC Air Venturi 1911 but it will undoubtedly perform very much like all the other incarnations. I can expect decent under 2 inch groupings from 30 feet out and will get a little over 300 fps on a full CO2 cartridges as long as it’s decently warm out. Depending on how fast I shoot off my magazines, I should expect to get around 3 good mags and if I slow things down a bit I should get a forth magazine so anywhere from 50-70 good or so shots per CO2 out of the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol. I may or may not make a Field Test Shooting Video for the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol…

Build Quality: Very good, with almost all metal construction, good weight and craftsmanship, the KWC 1911 line of pistols have proven themselves over time, that said they will not last forever since these are not expensive guns made out of high quality metals. You will find most of these KWC pistols in general have a rather thin coating for a finish and so they tend to wear a bit on the high spots but over time this has been improving with KWC made Airguns.

Realism: This is as close as you can come to the look, weight, feel, and action of the real 1911 in virtually almost every way including the ability to field strip this pistol exactly the same! All the mechanical parts work just like they do on a real steel 1911 including the grip safety. On top of all of this Air Venturi has licensed the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol with very realistic Springfield branding thought the Airgun.

Available at the: Replica Airguns Store

Pros:

  • All metal construction - Good weight and solid feeling gun.

  • Heavy blowback action with that 1911 sluggish feel.

  • Very Accurate 1911 A1 styled replica in pretty much every way.

  • True 1911 Single action trigger, excellent pull, very smooth and light.

  • Working backstop safety

  • 3 dot white sights help with target acquisition on darker backgrounds.

  • Could mix and match other KWC 1911 parts.

  • Springfield Armory licensed by Air Venturi.

  • Good accuracy, not too bad amount of shots for this style of gun about 3 good magazines.

Cons:

  • Non adjustable sights.

  • Sacrifice fps and shots per CO2 because of the heavy blowback action but worth it.

  • Not  Available at time of video.

Comments:

I really never get tired of making reviews for the KWC 1911 line of CO2 Blowback Airguns, sure they are all made from the same base KWC 1911 Aigun but each one has its own unique look and customization to it. I really like the Faux plastic wood grips with the deep Springfield Armory licensing on this version. And the matt black slide and frame with the chrome barrel and silver barrel bushing really look sharp on this 1911 BB Gun. Even though the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is basically a standard 1911 A1, the added touch of the White Dot sights will for sure help when shooting this Blowback BB Gun at what ever target you point it at.

My YouTube Videos for the Air Venturi Springfield Armory 1911 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol:

Categories: 4.5mm / .177 cal, BB, Blowback, CO2, Pistol, Review, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: AirVenturi, M1911, Colt, Springfield Armory, 1911