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Old April 10th, 2013, 16:30   #1
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Sidearm as a primary?

Hey guys
Made an account here in 2008 and haven't touched it since, seems like i might have trolled a little bit and i apologize for that..

I have my Restricted Firearms license and was looking into doing IPSC shooting next year hopefully. Looking into different forms of training I could do besides just at the range and that's when I remembered about airsoft. Did some research and noticed some Glock GBBP that caught my attention. I would obviously like a sidearm that is the same as my IPSC gun to make it relevant for training purposes and letting me use the same holster. Have not decided on the handgun I want to use so for now I'm open to most firearms.. Was looking into a Glock, M&P, or even a 1911.

So now onto my reasoning behind making this post. I have a general knowledge of airsoft and have been to a store a couple times to just drool. the G&G Extreme 45 caught my eye that's for sure. Now would it even be plausible though to only play with a sidearm or is that just outrageous given it's lower range as an AEG?
Looking at prices I'm guessing in the buy/sell section there are really good deals for used stuff, so getting Age Verified is a good option for me to cut costs if I decide to pursue this.

Thank you, Nick
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Old April 10th, 2013, 16:43   #2
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Sidearms are plausible to use as primary in a CQB environment, But you'll be outclassed very fast as soon as you go outside.

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Old April 10th, 2013, 16:44   #3
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I know many guys on here run pistols exclusively for indoor games.

Not usually the case outdoors though.

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Old April 10th, 2013, 16:46   #4
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Indoor you can just use a pistol no problem. Lotta folks do. Outdoor youd be better off with an aeg mostly due to reliability but the range on most aegs will be a lil beter then most pistols. That being said you will be able to move alot faster with a pistol and some extra mags then with a rifle and extra mags.
Keep in mind that there are alot of pistols that once upgraded a bit will have simaler range to an aeg but the riliability of an aeg will trump most gbb
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Old April 10th, 2013, 16:48   #5
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It's been done before. Hard but doable even outdoors.
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Old April 10th, 2013, 17:04   #6
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The G&G Extreme shoots hot at 495fps.
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Old April 10th, 2013, 17:38   #7
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The G&G Extreme is also a horrible abortion of a hybrid 1911 with double action trigger, and no blowback.

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