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  1. WE 17 Series Gen 5 GBBP MOS Slide (Tan)
    SKU: 111089
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  8. WE Galaxy G Series Gas Blowback Pistol
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Airsoft Pistol

Airsoft pistol types

Airsoft pistols can be divided into three main categories:

  • Electric
  • Spring-powered
  • Gas

Airsoft pistol electric

Batteries power electric airsoft pistols. The battery sends a current through the circuit in response to the trigger being pulled. This powers the motor. The motor turns the gears, which spin the cylinder. The airsoft BBs are loaded into the cylinder, and when the trigger is pulled, the piston pushes them forward. The BBs pass through the barrel and are expelled.

Airsoft pistol spring

Spring airsoft pistols are the most basic type of airsoft pistol. They use a spring to propel the BBs forward. When the trigger is pulled, the spring is compressed. This pushes the BBs forward and propels them out of the barrel.

Airsoft pistol gas

Gas airsoft pistols work like electric airsoft pistols, but they use a gas propellant instead of a battery. The gas is released from the magazine into the chamber, and when the trigger is pulled, it pushes the BBs forward.

Airsoft pistol CO2

CO2 airsoft pistols work in a similar way to gas airsoft pistols, but they use CO2 cartridges instead of gas magazines. When the trigger is pulled, the CO2 cartridge is punctured and the gas is released into the chamber. This pushes the BBs forward and propels them out of the barrel.

Airsoft pistols blowback

Some airsoft pistols have a blowback feature. This means that when the trigger is pulled, the piston pushes the BBs forward, and at the same time, the slide moves back. This recocks the pistol and prepares it to fire again. Blowback makes it more difficult for beginners and young users to fire the pistol accurately. It also makes the recoil feel more realistic.

Airsoft pistol features

All airsoft pistols have some common features:

Trigger

The trigger is what you pull to fire the pistol. Electric and gas airsoft pistols send a current or gas to the motor or chamber, respectively, which fires the BBs.

Slide

The slide is the movable component on the top of the pistol that recocks the gun and prepares it to fire again. On gas pistols, the slide also houses the gas cartridge.

Frame

The frame is the main body of the pistol. It's usually made from plastic or metal.

Magazine

The magazine is the component that holds the gas or BBs. On gas pistols, it also houses the CO2 cartridge.

Safety switch

The safety switch is a small switch on the side of the pistol that prevents it from firing. It's usually locked when the pistol is ready to fire.

Barrel

The barrel is the part of the pistol that the BBs travel through before being expelled. On electric and gas pistols, it's usually made from metal.

Airsoft pistol accuracy

How accurate an airsoft pistol depends on some factors, including the barrel length, the weight of the BBs, and the pistol's power. Airsoft pistols with a longer barrel are more accurate than those with a shorter barrel. Heavier BBs are more accurate than lightweight BBs. And airsoft pistols with more power are more accurate than those with less power.

Airsoft pistol range

Most airsoft pistols can fire BBs up to around 80 feet (24 meters). Some high-powered airsoft pistols can fire BBs up to 150 feet (45 meters) or more.

Airsoft pistol 1911

The 1911 airsoft pistol is a replica of the original 1911 handgun. It's a gas-powered pistol with a blowback feature. It's one of the most popular airsoft pistols on the market, and it's known for its accuracy and range.

Airsoft pistol Glock

The Glock airsoft pistol is a replica of the original Glock handgun. It's a gas-powered pistol with a blowback feature. It's one of the most popular airsoft pistols on the market, and it's known for its accuracy and range.

Airsoft pistol full auto

Some airsoft pistols can be fired in full auto mode. This means that the pistol will fire many BBs with one pull of the trigger. Full auto mode is ideal for close-quarters combat (CQB).

Airsoft pistol tactical light

Many airsoft pistols come equipped with a tactical light. This is a small flashlight that attaches to the front of the pistol. It lets you see your target in low-light conditions and makes it easier to aim the pistol.

Buying a cheap airsoft pistol

When buying a cheap airsoft pistol, there are several things to pay attention to. First, make sure that the pistol is made from quality materials. It should be constructed from metal or high-quality plastic. Check that the pistol has a good reputation for accuracy and range. Finally, make sure that it comes with a warranty.

Airsoft pistol with a silencer

Some airsoft pistols come with a silencer. The silencer reduces the noise level of the pistol when it's fired. It's perfect for those who want to avoid drawing attention to themselves.