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Old March 14th, 2012, 14:42   #1
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Need advices for buying my first gun.

Hi everyone , for this year i wanted to try out airsoft . I played lots of '' Gun games '' before but after reading and watching videos about airsofts for almost 2 years i finally wanted to buy my first gun to be game ready.

After reading a lot my first choices would be the G&G MP5 SD or A4 (338-378$). But I also found this classic Army M15A4 CQB, X-Series for 390$
I can't make a choice , I read that G&G is overpriced in Canada .


Are there any other weapon that I could look into??.


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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:25   #2
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I would recommend you decide what type of gun you want before anything else, M4 or MP5. This will make your decision easier.

All guns are over priced in Canada (compared to Asia and the US) but they are in the process of coming down in price as we speak.

M4's are quite common so they aren't bad starter guns as there are many people who can offer knowledge on fixing and upgrading them. You will have mag compatibility on the field with most players if you or they run short on ammo.

The King Arms M4A1 is highly touted as an excellent value for the money and a great gun to start out with. Good quality full metal externals and solid mauri compatible internals out of the box. They retail anywhere from $250 - $300 these days and I could tell you where to get one if you get yourself age verified.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:30   #3
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I would recommend you decide what type of gun you want before anything else, M4 or MP5. This will make your decision easier.

All guns are over priced in Canada (compared to Asia and the US) but they are in the process of coming down in price as we speak.

M4's are quite common so they aren't bad starter guns as there are many people who can offer knowledge on fixing and upgrading them. You will have mag compatibility on the field with most players if you or they run short on ammo.

The King Arms M4A1 is highly touted as an excellent value for the money and a great gun to start out with. Good quality full metal externals and solid mauri compatible internals out of the box. They retail anywhere from $250 - $300 these days and I could tell you where to get one if you get yourself age verified.
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KA and CA M4 are the good choices for a first Airsoft. Good quality for the price.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:36   #4
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Great thanks , yeah I contacted someone who can do it , just waiting for a response hehe . thanks for the advices. I need to decide between MP5 and M4 but a question i got , with an MP5 will i get the same distances when shooting than with a M4?
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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:51   #5
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I recommend the king arms m4, Very cheap if you look around, I found a good price for it (can't give retailers till age verified), Try searching the gun you want of Google, don't rush buying that is what I learned.

+1 On the king arms, Don't buy G&G if you know if it is to expensive, you can get the same;better quality in other company especially King arms with there line of m4s

For the mp5 thing I would recommend getting the m4 if your playing some type of big indoor game or outside, if you play like at Sgt. Splatters I would recommend the m4.

The m4 barrel is much longer, If you get a stock barrel of a m4 it will have better accuracy than the mp5 barrel, and it depends what type of company you are choosing, (sometimes there are different sizes of barrels in the different guns, for example a stock king arms has a 6.08 barrel and a Kwa has around 6.05 from what I hear.

Wait for a month or 2 and search some sites a few times a week, you can see what time gives you.

And please read the laws of Airsoft, and don't buy guns outside of Canada it will get seized.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:51   #6
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Generally speaking an M4A1 will get more distance than with an MP5. This is because it has a longer barrel, a CQB type M4 will have a similar sized or shorter barrel and will tend to have the same or less range.

Now there is a difference between range, and accuracy at range. Range is related to your hop-up unit, your hop-up rubber, your barrel bore and barrel length, these will also have an effect (but aren't the only factors) on your accuracy. So a shorter barrel gun can out range and have better accuracy than a a longer barrel gun if it has a nice TB barrel, hop rubber and good compression.

** edit: Note FPS doesn't have as much of an effect on range and accuracy as most people think.

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Old March 14th, 2012, 15:54   #7
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Generally speaking an M4A1 will get more distance than with an MP5. This is because it has a longer barrel, a CQB type M4 will have a similar sized or shorter barrel and will tend to have the same or less range. Now there is a difference long range and accuracy at long range. Range is related to your hop-up unit, your hop-up rubber and your barrel bore and length, these will also have an effect on your accuracy.
Exactly, Better quality will get you accuracy and range.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 16:33   #8
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It is against forum rules to tell people where they can buy guns in a thread that is open to non age verified users.

Please edit your post to reflect forum rules.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 16:36   #9
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Done .
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:06   #10
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My best advice is if your new you might as well just buy the new classic army minigun......its only like 4000 to 5000 dollars and then you will know you have a great gun in which you can dominate with. Im sure its totally worth the money.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:11   #11
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Bahaha im obviously just messin....but that would be pretty funny if a noob showed up with a minigun......so if anyone is rich and has a good sense of humor.....please buy that minigun for your first game Lol
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:20   #12
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No but maybe i should post something useful.......watch revolution airsoft.com website and watch the deal of the day....they have wicked awesome prices way lower than anyone else ive seen much and they have the "deal of the day" which is ussually a steal. check it out.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:46   #13
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No but maybe i should post something useful.......watch website and watch the deal of the day....they have wicked awesome prices way lower than anyone else ive seen much and they have the "deal of the day" which is ussually a steal. check it out.
Is it difficult to remove/change the orange tips so that you dont stick out like a sore thumb?
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:53   #14
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Most are twist off. Atleast once you get ride of the glue holding them on. A hair dryer or hot air gun can help weaken the glue. Or you can paint it black.

J_march stop giving retail info to someone not Age Verified!
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Old March 14th, 2012, 17:54   #15
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Viper, that depends.
If it's something like a M4, then yes. On my friend's it came with both a orange and a black tip, so he swapped them almost as soon as it was out of the box.
If it's something like a 1911, then probably not. The tip is glued on or like painted on AFAIK.
I'm probably wrong on the pistol part because I've never had a pistol with an orange tip save for crappy springers.
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