Monthly Archives: March 2015

5.11 Tactical Kit

Since 2014 we have been an official dealer for 5.11 Tactical gear, who supply a large range of rigs, pouches, clothing, belts and the famous TACTEC range of pouches, plate carriers and vests in a variety of Sandstone, Black, Olive Drab and Storm Grey. Designed to ensure high performance protection while remaining lightweight and mobile, the TacTec Plate Carrier features a skeletonized waistband and yoke shoulder pads for a secure and comfortable fit, an integrated web platform, a one-handed quick-release/escape system, and adjustable elastic tensional bands for stability during periods of high activity. Tactical Plate Carriers also feature our patent-pending low profile GrabDrag handle for fast recovery of downed personnel.

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Retro Arms, New Kid On The Block

We’ve recently contacted and got in a whole bunch of Retro Arms CNC parts to perk up your airsoft rifles in a variety of colours like black, green, silver and red. These parts include ‘speed triggers‘, fire selectors, screw parts and other mechanical parts. Most products are cut and manufactured to fit both AEGs and GBB rifles. Even including the pesky M249 box mag springs that usually split!

Internal parts wise they have high speed aircraft aluminium pistons with 8/9 teeth as well as high torque pistons built for a higher FPS. Aluminium air nozzles for ICS M4s, AKs and SA80 series guns.

Check out the Retro Arms and other products we have in store: www.socomtactical.net

AEG Simple Troubleshoot Guide

Out in the field your AEG may break down for the simplest reasons, but you may have no idea why. We’re constructing this post as an ultimate guide to fixing the simple breaks that anyone can do with standard tools and not a lot of knowledge.

Horrible sudden screeching noise? Not to worry (too much hopefully) it could just be the motor height has loosened and may just need tightening, this will likely require a flat head screwdriver if its a more modern design or a 3.5mm Allen key. See the video below for a quick guide on finding the best position of the motor disc.

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