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Tokyo Marui HK416 DEVGRU

Tokyo Marui HK416 Devgru – £575

The Tokyo Marui Next Generation recoil series has been a massive step forward in airsoft due to the fantastic recoil and blowback action built into an AEG (Automatic electric gun). We’ve seen mechanical blowback and pneumatic blowback before in AEGs , but no company has done a recoil system as efficiently as Tokyo Marui. Sure there’s the BOLT recoil AEGs, but Tokyo Marui have put so much work into making sure the recoil action doesn’t harm the receiver, piston or any other internal parts of the gearbox, it all moves in perfect synchronisation.

Now onto the model itself, it’s based off of the DEVGRU (Seal Team Six) model and comes with the quick detach flash hider & supressor as well as a Tango Down style foregrip. The crane stock is also different from the standard HK416 stock. The batteries are situated in the crane stock, but is wired to take Tokyo Marui’s own battery configuration without a Tamiya or Deans connector, however we offer a free service to fit either of these connections on making it easier to use 8.4v, 9.6v or 7.4v batteries. We do not recommend using 11.1v LiPo batteries unless it has been modified by a technician to do so. The trigger response on 7.4v batteries is brilliant out of the box anyway.

The mid capacity magazines can hold up to 82 rounds, but can also be adjusted to hold only 30 rounds for milsim games. 430 round high capacity magazines are also available, however this does eliminate the functioning bolt stop when it runs out of ammunition. Both the HK416 and M4 Stanag type magazines work in the HK416.

As expected from Tokyo Marui, the FPS is approximately 280 with every one of their models, but this in no way hinders the performance of the RIF. The range and accuracy out of the box is brilliant. If you feel you need to change or upgrade the hop system then a Maple Leaf hop rubber with a ZCI 6.02mm tightbore barrel is a great combination for brilliant performance.

Why not finish off the Seal Team Six look with an Eoech replica 558, a PEQ-15 and an M600 torch. Keep an eye on our bundles section for upcoming deals on Tokyo Marui Next Gen series.

Airsoft and the Law

Airsoft and airsoft guns occupy a bit of a grey area of British law. For years, the government failed to differentiate replica firearms and airsoft guns from the real thing. The result? An intolerant legal system with little sympathy for authentic airsoft enthusiasts and heavy limitations on legitimate businesses. From the 2nd May 2017 the Policing & Crime Act (2017) introduced an exception from the classification for airsoft guns as firearms, so long as they meet certain criteria. But it’s taken us quite a while to get here…
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Apps for Airsoft

mobile phone and airsoft gun

Probably the last thing you want to do in a fire fight is get your phone out, but here are a few reasons why you might want to.

They say there’s an app for everything and that includes airsoft. Sure, you can’t shoot anyone with an iPhone, but there are a number of logistical apps on the market that can help you coordinate your strategies on the battlefield. Here are just a few of the most popular apps for airsoft. Read more

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