Archive for August, 2007

Spartan Imports – US Export Marushin 8mm Rifles Released

MARM1GARThe hottest 2 models from Marushin are now IN STOCK!  The Marushin 8mm Gas Powered M1 Garand and M2 Carbine!


MARM2CAR These latest Gas Powered rifles from Marushin are now HFC22a Super Power Green Gas Compatible!  Marushin has redesigned their M1 Garand and M2 Carbine for the US Market, and is exclusively imported by Spartan Imports. 

The M1 Garand and M2 Carbine are 8mm Gas Power models and feature real wood.  They look and feel authentic and were some of the most popular Airsoft guns we have exhibited at our booth for the past year!

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A&K M249 Review

1230319[1] Paul at Actionhobbys has been in touch to let everyone know that Actionhobbys and Airsoftworld have secured a deal with A&K for a large stock of their M249 MK1, MK2 and Para variants. Not only that though, but Paul has also kindly included a review of the MK2 variant:


This AEG support gun has been a long time in the making, and it was well worth the wait, we have recently with Airsoft world secured a deal with the factory for a large quantity of these new support guns, with have 3 versions available for PRE-ORDER, The MK1, MK2 and Para versions, we are taking orders now with a due shipping date to us is around the 20th of September (to arrive end of September), of course any delay will be notified of, we are also doing the guns at a one off special price for the first 100 units only, we may need to review this after that… 

Paul (Actionhobbys)

To read the rest of the review click on the ‘More’ link below!

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New UK Retailer

Miff from WW2 Airsoft has been in touch to introduce his new UK-based store to everyone:

New Uk Airsoft mail order company opens specialising in Chinese airsoft.

With gun prices  from £65 and some of the best prices in the UK. A range of 17 guns with more coming every month.   

All purchasers are entered into  a free draw for a full metal sd4  every week till the end of august.

Miff (WW2 Airsoft)

Another UK retailer of airsoft can only be a good thing, so show your support by having a look at their website.

Latest UN Company Roundup

The folks at UN Company have been in touch with another bumper list of products new in stock: 

For this week we have searched for a lot of new items at our shop. I will introduce them as follows:


1) D-boys SPR Mk12 Mod 0 Electric Airsoft Rifledboy

i. The Built Material is Full Metal with plastic stock & grip

ii. The Magazine is 190 Rounds with 6mm

iii. The Overall Length is 968mm

iv. The Muzzle Velocity is 350FPS with 0.2g BB Bullets

v. The Battery is Large Type

vi. The Package includes an AEG, a Magazine, a Bipod & Adapter, a Grip and 8.4V 150mAh Battery, a Charger and a Sling

vii. For this it only costs US$ 132


2) UN Custom-Galil ARM


i. It is of Marui AK47S Based

ii. It is installed with Inokatsu Galil ARM Steel Conversion kit

iii. The Power Upgrade to 350fps

iv. Gears, piston head, nozzle, spring and metal bushings are upgraded

v. The Package includes a Gun, a Magazine, a Manual & a Box

vi. There is Full Steel Construction which include a Stock, a Body, a Top Cover, an Outer Barrel, a Carry Handle, a Steel Folding Stock, a Steel Folding Bipod, a Wooden Handguard and a Fiber Grip

vii. For this it only costs US$ 1700


3) Jing Gong M16A1 Electric Airsoft Rifle

jinggongi . The Gear Box is made of Metal and Ver 2

ii. The Material is Plastic Body

iii. The Magazine is 300 Rounds

iv. The Overall Length is 998mm

v. The Battery is Large Type Battery

vi. The Muzzle Velocity ranges from 320 to 330FPS with 0.2g BBs

vii. The Package includes a Gun, a Magazine, a Manual, a Battery and a Charger

viii. For this it only costs US$ 80


4) JLS FN2000 Electric Airsoft Rifle (BK)

fn2000 i. The Built Material is of ABS

ii. The Gear Box is of New Design Ver 2 Metal Gearbox with M4 Style hop-up

iii. The Magazine is 300 Rounds with 6mm Bullet

iv. The Overall length is 734mm

v. The Muzzle Velocity ranges from 280 to 300 FPS with 0.2g BB

vi. The Battery is 1100mAh 9.6V Mini Type Battery

vii. The Package includes an AEG, a Magazine, a Bipod Grip, a Battery and a Charger

viii. For this it only costs US$ 103


Sales Team (Un Company)

KWA Releasing Lithium Polymer Ready AEG

A press release from Peter at KWA.

KM4A1-PressPhotoRosemead, CA – August 20, 2007 – KWA USA today announced it is in the final stages of releasing it?s first Lithium Polymer (LiPo) ready AEG, the KWA KM4A1 Carbine. The new AEG was engineered specifically to take full advantage of today?s advanced battery technology and provide airsoft enthusiasts with the experience of absolute performance.

Lithium Polymer (LiPo) batteries provide higher capacity and superior performance surpassing the more commonly available Nickel Cadium (NiCd) and Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMh) batteries. However, using the LiPo power source requires the highest quality of internal components. To handle the extra power of LiPo batteries, the KM4A1 is equipped with a reinforced metal gearbox utilizing KWA?s exclusive 8 and 9 mm ball bearing bushing combination and case hardened, precision metal gear sets. Heavy duty springs and high-torque motors are matched for optimum results. High-grade metal alloy are used for the production of the upper and lower receivers. The KWA KM4A1 is capable of firing more than 20 rounds per second and well over 400 feet per second when powered by an 11.1v Lithium Polymer battery.

The decision to develop LiPo-Ready products came after the successful introduction of KWA?s high performance AEG, the KG36C. Positive feedbacks and overwhelming demands from the industry accelerated the engineering of an AEG capable of utilizing the LiPo power source. The KWA KM4A1 will be released in the US in mid September 2007 and will only be available through KWA USA Authorized Resellers. Suggested retail price for the KWA KM4A1 Carbine will be $359.95.

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Modify Modular Gear Set Review!

P8152677 (Medium)Back in July I posted some news regarding Modify’s new modular gear sets, and as promised we bring you an exclusive review of the system.

The results are up in the review section of the forums and let me tell you, members with gear boxes such as the Echo 1, JG and JLS who are having problems shimming and aligning are in for a treat!

Go check it out here!

NEWS FLASH: Type 89 JSDF Assault Rifle

I have just received word that an ACM company will be releasing the Japanese Self Defense Force (JSDF) Type 89 Assault Rifle, right now details are a little vague as to if it will be the solid or folding skeleton style stock. Although we do know that it will have a mechanical 3 round burst gear box (Version 8 gearbox).

Now some might proclaim this to be a hoax, but this has come from a very reliable source and they have also secured as an exclusive sample for review which should be with us next week!

Echo1 USA secures real firearms License


Another Arnie’s news flash!

It looks like Echo1 USA has taken a more serious line in the Airsoft industry with the securing of license rights to produce fully trademarked and logo’ed weapons produced by Vector Arms. This is certainly going to cause a huge stir in the “Clone/ACM” debate as to whether or not Echo1 USA can truly be considered a Clone company anymore!

Vector Arms 2Gents,

ECHO1 announce their new products lines: Vector Arms licensed MP5 and AK series.
Vector Arms is a US firearms company famous for AK and MP5 series. Our AK CPM will be available within one month. Full metal MP5 series is available now!

DSC 0703 01(Lower receiver is plastic, just like real MP5! )

Best Regards,





ICS Exclusive!

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ICS has sent us some exclusive images of the soon to be released ICS AK74-M and AK74-S which we covered on the news section back in March 2007. It looks like these will be available to customers either at the end of August to Mid-September. Right now we don’t have any pricing or other features of the gun, but as the saying goes ” A picture is worth a thousand words!”


For more pictures of the ICS AK74-M and AK74-S head on in to the forums to see more images of these excellent replicas here!



SWAT: Arnies Special Offer!

The guys at South West Airsoft Trading have been in touch with a limited period special offer for all Arnies members: 

SWAT is pleased to announce that throughout August we’ll be running a promotional offer including 10% discount and Free delivery on all purchases.

Just place your order as normal and add ‘Arnie’s Special Offer’ in the comments box and we’ll do the rest.

We are also offering a complete ACU Digital Camo Set Including:

1x ACU Shirt

1 x ACU Trousers

1 x ACU Boonie

1 x ACU LA Special Forces Vest

All for an amazing £60.00 including discount and free delivery.


The SWAT team (South West Airsoft Trading)


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The team at Vega Force Company has sent us some new information and images on their new release expected to hit the shelves at the end of August.

SCAR CaseSorry that we do not have a lot pictures to share with you for now, but here is some more information on the SCAR L:

  • Black and Tan color release in the same time
  • With STD & CQC barrel and its inner barrel (380mm & 275mm)
  • Release with the hard case. (case color might be different)
  • SV Barrel is optional
  • Fore grip not included

RSOV has the A&K M249 In stock!

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gun 0132 480Since the release of the Army R85 a lot of the forum members have directed their collective attention towards the immanent release of the A&K M249 and it looks like the wait is over!

RSOV has them listed on the site for a reasonable price of £119.99 The M249 AEG comes with a metal gearbox and body and also with a 2400 round sound controlled box magazine!

Another byline informs us that the KART M14 EBR will soon be released, so again we are waiting on Keith at RSOV to give us the news of its release.

Colt’s Combat Commander Davidson Custom

P8132600 (Medium)Another Arnie’s exclusive!

This time we bring you a review on a new company designing and making extremely high quality replica hand guns. The Colt’s Combat Commander is probably one of the most remarkable pieces of craftsmanship that I have seen in the Airsoft industry and actually incorperates some real steel parts!

So go check out the full review here!

Classic Army – SCAR-H Pics!

An Arnie’s exclusive.

With all the great SCAR-L news recently…  Here’s some CA SCAR-H pics!



More pics in forum here.

Trigger Happy – M240 GPMG, Final Test Sample


Trigger Happy – M240 GPMG Conversion Kit, Final Test Sample as posted by our user Recondo,  Pictures are worth a thousand words.

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