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  1. 7 points
    Hello all! It's been a fantastic year or so Airsofting. Since starting in June 2017 I have had the privilege to visit many sites. I have decided to do a little writeup of my findings below. Trying to keep this mostly positive as the negatives in my reviews are the bits that get people talking the most. Reviewing sites can be challenging especially because visiting a site for just one skirmish can be a bit misleading for the overall picture. I have tended to stick with facts and comparisons with other sites rather then what exactly happened on the day with certain people. Though if it was a particularly bad day I will say why. I hope my battlebuddy and I can continue doing this for the foreseeable future so we can have as much variety and fun playing and writing the reviews. We have had many suggestions for up and coming site visits including but not limited to the following: Reforger, Red 1 The School, Dragons Lair, Tech Brigade, AWA Herts, 1066 Hastings, Invicta, Hockley Arena etc. We would like suggestions on more unique sites, maybe with lots of buildings above a single storey. So get your suggestions to us! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- So without further ado, here is the SE Tour Awards for 2017/2018. 15 sites were visited in this time. Best Overall Site – This is the award to the best overall site in terms of everything. 1) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 2) The Mall (Berkshire) 3) Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) AP in Essex simply blew us away with top notch facilities, playing surface and brilliant marshalling throughout the day. The tall scrubland section and the vehicles in use really set it out. The site is always improving and growing. The Mall really made us feel like operators, it was a unique site that we may not see the likes of again, the facilities were good, lack of food didn’t put us off as everything else was just immersive. It’s a real shame it has closed for good now and a real loss for the sport. Battle Paintball and Airsoft was an excellent overall experience, the safe zone came out tops, the playing area wasn’t that bad and considering it was the first Airsoft game ever held there, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Best Medium/Long range Playing area – Variety and/or quality of the playing area. 1) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 2) EAG Dorking (Surrey) 3) Apocalypse Airsoft (Kent) AP had the largest variety in terms out outdoor playing area, whilst it is mostly flat and with few water features, the sheer changeability of the terrain and vegetation, interspersed with manmade obstacles means this site came out top. EAG Dorking has some fantastic buildings and woodland variety, one section would have a completely different style of woodland to the next. Water features and a really fun fort section. Apocalypse Airsoft surprised us in its decent size, huge variety of woodland sections and best of all the variety and scale of the buildings used. Best CQB playing area – Variety and/or quality of the playing area. 1) The Mall (Berkshire) 2) Red 1: The Fort Borstal (Kent) 3) EAG Dorking (Surrey) It’s a Mall, ‘nuff said. Tight corners, some long distance shots on the concourse, can be played in the light or dark, back rooms, escalators, kids play area. Won’t see the likes of again, but willing to be proved wrong. RED1: The Fort is a really interesting era Fort, A moat section, plenty of elevation, tunnels and turrets. A really unique site with really good views over the Medway. EAG Dorking Surrey, whilst not a CQB site in itself did have some excellent CQB play, the Vietnam style village had good tiered structures and gun emplacements with lots of opportunity to flank. Best purpose built buildings – This means actually built for the site and not already existing. 1) Apocalypse Airsoft (Kent) 2) EAG Dorking (Surrey) 3) Cool Under Fire (Kent) Apocalypse Airsoft deservedly takes the crown for this category, the sheer variety of buildings at play, well-spaced out, multiple tiers and well looked after means this is a great site for snipers and CQB assaults. The trench system is also worth a mention. EAG Dorking as described in another section has some great buildings, a little shabby in places, but really good for atmosphere and there is always something to hide in. Cool Under Fire had some interesting purpose built buildings, a nice fort section and a giant village section with fireworks. All seemed in good working order. Best Safe Zone – Safe zone is classed as the setting up area. Enclosed? Felt Safe? Lots of space? 1) Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) 2) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 3) Battle Lakes (Kent) BPAA takes this one by a country mile, the safe zone was an actual heating building, two stories and can hold plenty of people, everyone has a table, storage space and chairs were available. The bathroom was 5 star. Airsoft Plantation has a huge safe zone which is fully undercover with proper metal sheet roofing. New tables have been put in place and caters well for the large amount of people that turn up week in and week out. Battle Lakes has both indoor and outdoor safe zone areas, indoors has quite a lot of space with easy access to food and toilets, outside is traditional with a high roof and open areas for the sunny days, variety here is the key. Best on-site shop – Shop selection. 1) Battle Lakes (Kent) 2) Airsoft Billericay (Essex) 3) Cool Under Fire (Kent) Battle Lakes had a very large indoor shop with lots of interesting weapons and gear for sale, also sold second hand stuff. Airsoft Billericay almost takes the top spot, letting itself down on the variety of weapons available, but a very large selection of gear is available at reasonable prices. Cool Under Fires shop had decent variety, was a little small in comparison to the other two in this list, but the prices were good and the staff friendly. Best Catering – Catering selection. 1) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 2) Battle Lakes (Kent) 3) Bush Valley Airsoft (Kent) AP had a proper burger van, all the sauces, reasonable prices and a vegetarian option. Tasted good as well. Battle Lakes had home cooked chilli, hotdogs, vegetarian option and plenty of confectionary and sticky pop. Tasted very good and was homemade. Bush Valley Airsoft had a standard fayre burger shack, but the taste was very good with a decent pop selection. The friendliest staff. (This third place could have been won by a few other sites as well) Best Marshalls – Marshalls that made sure you had a good time, were friendly and weeded out troublemakers. 1) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 2) The Mall (Berkshire) 3) Battle Lakes (Kent) Airsoft Plantation had the most open Marshalls, very willing to discuss how the day was going, the history of the site and future plans. They kept encouraging the teams to push forward and they changed things around if it got one sided. They were also hands off when needed to be. The Malls head marshal Luke was the funniest fucker we met. Both times we went his safety briefings were hilarious. Considering the nature of the site we imagine it would be an absolute ball ache to keep in control and we felt they did it very admirably. Battle Lakes had very solid marshalling, the person running it was a hoot, things were explained clearly and all the mission briefs were concise. Much like the Mall, Zed Adventures really seem to get Marshalling right. Site with the most potential – With some changes, these sites could be outstanding. 1) Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) 2) Bush Valley Airsoft (Kent) 3) The Fort Borstal (Kent) Battle Paintball and Airsoft can be a really top site, it could be the biggest site in the SE if opened up properly. We played a small area of it as it was a test day for Airsoft, The marshalling was initially shaky but really pulled together come the end of the second game. The old zoo sections are fascinating and there was way more on the site then we saw. The Safe zone was the best we ever experienced and apparently may be expanded in the near future. This site could become THE premier site in the South East with some investment and the continued support of the landlord. Bush Valley Airsoft is a fully family run operation, they own the actual land that is being used, meaning they don’t have to get permission to change things around. Although lots needs to be done, we really felt welcomed at the site and feel that if they really make a go of it, could be the making of a must visit site. The Fort Borstal really needs very few changes for it to be a great day, more Marshals and better explanations of what is out of bounds and that is all that needs to be done. It is a genuinely unique site that deserves the best that Airsoft has to offer. Could be very rewarding if done properly. Site that most surprised us (Good) – The site that simply surprised us most for whatever reason. 1) Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) 2) EAG Dorking (Surrey) 3) The Mall (Berkshire) BPAA surprised us most considering it was their first ever game day at that site, the safe zone, the chrono, food, site variety and overall experience was amazing. We really though the day could have been a disaster considering, but we were pleasantly surprised. EAG Dorking has very few reviews online, to the extent that we didn't even know it was still operating. Turned out to be a great site and deserves a bigger player base then it receives. The Mall had some very “interesting” reviews online stating that it was quite poor and rants against the marshals. We didn’t experience any of this in either of our visits. So that in itself was a surprise. Most unique site – Will we ever see the likes of these again if they closed down? 1) The Mall (Reading) 2) Red 1: The Fort Borstal (Kent) 3) Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) The Mall was a Mall. Probably never seen again. The Fort is a fort, I believe not the first ever for Airsoft in Kent, but the only one we are aware of in the South East at the moment. BPAA, it’s a freaking Victorian Zoo, though there isn’t much of it left. It’s a huge site though, which is unique in itself. Site where we had the most fun – Might not have been the best sites, but definitely had the best experience. 1) The Mall (Berkshire) 2) Airsoft Plantation (Essex) 3) Bush Valley Airsoft (Kent) At the Mall, we felt operator as fuck and I hate the O word. We wanted to do better than our decaying bodies would let us. It was dark, scary and it fucking hurt. But we bore it with good grace and laughed any problems off. Airsoft Plantations double decker bus was hilarious, the site design and variety had us guessing what was around the corner, and the players were good to battle with as well. Personally I hate lots of players on a Sunday, but even with 140+, I had fun. Bush Valley Airsoft, again we can’t explain why we had fun. We just did and had some really great moments flanking the enemy. I wish I could describe it better! Site with Strictest Chrono: Airsoft Billericay, BPAA, The Mall, Apocalypse Airsoft and Battle Lakes share this crown. Both have very strict chrono, no skipping weapons and they kept chronoing throughout the day. Spray and “prey” award: Tactical Warfare Croydon (London) was a bloody nightmare. Everybody used full auto and you had to use full auto to keep up. Went home after lunch! Best moment: Battle Paintball and Airsoft (East Sussex) – Last game of the year, I hid myself in some large ferns 2 or 3 times during the match. The ferns gave me amazing cover and managed to take out a team of 5 without them seeing me as well as another team of 4 later on. The Marshals were dead impressed! Best site inside the M25: Red 1 Chislehurst takes this one unsurprisingly, Bunker 51 cannot compete (Though it holds a special place in my heart) and Tactical Warfare’s Clientele is very poor. Chislehurst has great variety and is a good size. If Wasteland West Drayton was still open then this might have been a more interesting category as they were very different sites. Here are all of the in-depth individual reviews for your viewing pleasure. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We are taking a break until mid January so I can learn more about teching and getting more bullpups and fish related guns into a skirmishable state. I hope to do a little side reviewing of the Bristol sites as I visit my family there often.
  2. 7 points
    Asomodai

    “Emergency” shotgun?

    Hush boy. We want more reasons to buy Airsoft shit we don't need!
  3. 5 points
    SeniorSpaz87

    Gun picture thread

    I got a new toy
  4. 4 points
    Skara

    Need opinions

    Clean the carpet. All the advice we can give you with the information provided.
  5. 3 points
    I’ve seen multiple of those ASG grenades break after only a few throws. Peer pressure could break them, nevermind a hard surface. Stay well clear.
  6. 3 points
    rocketdogbert

    More specific sections

    There’s a good reason for that. They are ugly as fuck, even too ugly for me with my collection of monstrosities 😂😂😂
  7. 3 points
    It’s because Airsoft are Realistic IMITATION Firearms, not a real ones. They have different uses entirely. I was at RoE in Hadleigh recently, they’re an Airsoft, Airifle and Firearms dealer. They deal with the police all the time, up to and including section 5, and they couldn’t sell an Airsoft pistol to a firearms officer (to help him with dog training) without a letter from his Chief Constable.
  8. 2 points
    All that means is that someone has meddled with it. If you post a link to the advert, we might be able to spot something significant. Sight unseen, I'd expect it to perform as well as any other used airsoft toy in unknown condition, i.e. anywhere from a peach to a lemon.
  9. 2 points
    Dentonboy

    Need opinions

    Agreed. Get a decent foaming spray on carpet shampoo. Rinse and repeat.
  10. 2 points
    Joking aside bud he is right I’ve used an AI tornado and own a couple of cyclone’s and unless it’s in a very small confined space half the players will miss it going off . if you do want to go ‘grenading’ then your going to need to dig deeper in your pocket and get either a timed (dynatec) or impact (TRMR/dynatec) BFG . Me personally I’d recommend the TRMR and the 3-shot 209 base , it brilliant in CQB as it’s just so quick to re-deploy it , I have one plus I was very lucky to pick up an AlphaTec 6-shot grenade 2nd hand(sadly out of production now) so I can lob bangs all over the shop ! 😈😈😈
  11. 2 points
    Best off getting a normal bfg impact second hand. Got both of mine for no more then £40 posted each time and they pop up frequently enough.
  12. 2 points
    Adolf Hamster

    Ammo Counter - Tachyon V2

    hey it worked for the yanks in ww2
  13. 2 points
    kasaran

    Ammo Counter - Tachyon V2

    Just put a little bell in the midcap with a hammer on the follower. As the last bb leaves the mag the hammer is released hitting the bell. Letting you (and all nearby) know that your out of ammo... cant see any issue with that
  14. 2 points
    Okay so by the sounds of things TM is the way to go! Thank you guys!
  15. 2 points
    clumpyedge

    Ammo Counter - Tachyon V2

    Meh, Bolt lock tells me when I'm out and need to change. Its cool but unless its on a pulse rifle or the lawgiver I'm not interested 🤣
  16. 2 points
    Asomodai

    More specific sections

    Vectors look like a bulldogs chapped arse!
  17. 2 points
    Skara

    More specific sections

    I made a similar post, nobody have a shit.
  18. 2 points
    UKARA isn’t legally recognised, it’s just a way for Airsoft retailers to protect themselves. As a seller, all you need to do is satisfy yourself that the purchaser has a reasonable defence to purchase a RIF, and be over 18, that’s it. Theres no published legal precedent yet either PS Think of it like this. My car and motorcycle are deadly weapons, so is my knife collection, most of my tools and my partner. All are legally operated with the requisite licenses and permissions, none of which gives me a defence to purchase a RIF
  19. 2 points
    Coming from a working marshal heres my view point on it.... I work a 50 odd hour a week job sometimes more if work needs it, I also work for an Airsoft site every other Sunday so I'm regularly working 6 days a week majority of the year (so a break even a small one is welcomed). When I marshal generally I take snacks out with me into the field including drinks etc so I'm kept going through the day. Players come to the site and most expect to have a lunch break, on the odd occasion we have players asking to play through we will run a small game in one of our smaller game zones to keep those people happy (but people very very rarely ask for this). Majority of players, and I can say this for a lot of sites I've been to over the time I've been playing find it hard enough to fathom the concept of quick turn arounds, people will stand and chat or play on their phones... pretty much doing anything bar loading up and getting their shit squared away for the next game. Having an hour/45 mins for lunch isn't such a big deal in my opinion because not only is there regularly a lot of people to feed but there is also a hell of a lot of people that appreciate the time to have a sit down and chat with friends, one chap for instance I know for a fact that coming to airsoft is one of his only opportunities to socialise because for whatever reason doesn't get to outside of airsoft. While I also agree that if I'm paying a fee to play I should be doing just that but I also can appreciate why sites have a longish lunch (some I've been to go out into the game zone and change barricades around etc) and not forgetting that there are people that are playing that may need the break as they may not be as fit as the 30 odd 14-30 year olds running round like rabid gazelles. I would suggest if you go to a site with breaks that are beyond what you deem as acceptable you maybe have a word with them in a constructive way. They may be able to offer to do a small game while others are eating or they may just start to hurry things along a bit more. Cant hurt to ask.
  20. 2 points
    Knowing roughly were your based, I’d say your best bet would be to have a look at Mr @rocketdogbert‘s classifieds on here. For reliability and performance your want a TM, new they are exceptionally pricey, but knowing RDB’s pistols (I have bought one, my team mate 2) they are always very well built and looked after. He has a tempting little Glock 17 for sale at the moment; if I didn’t already have 3 pistols I might be taking it home!
  21. 2 points
    Haha so true bud ! 😂 when you come down to it no matter how nice you are , or how good your work is the minute you take money from someone for goods or work to be made or done your private life has no relevance at all you’ve got a contract and that’s that ? You contact the customer immediately end off , for this very reason when I make anything for someone else I never ever take the money till it’s done and ready to go , that way its still ‘just a hobby’ and NOT a business so if work and life get on top of me I’ve got a fall back .
  22. 1 point
    I may have a problem. Every time I think i have all the rifs I want or need something happens to add more onto the list. I wanted an urban sniper so brought the bulpuped svd, ASP SVU. So with a russian gun I brought some russian camo and gear to go with. As a result of that I have now been looking at Ak74U's most notably the cyma version as its £100 for the 1 joule version on TG. Anyone else find random developments or purchases suddenly give them the urge to buy rifs that didnt originally intend on buying? Eventually this will annoy the missus....
  23. 1 point
    rocketdogbert

    Ammo Counter - Tachyon V2

    Just saw this on Reddit, it actually looks pretty good https://tachyonelectronics.com/
  24. 1 point
    Mcgic001

    Classic Army M15A4

    This advert is COMPLETED!

    • For sale
    • Used

    Classic Army M15A4 VN style, £110 collected Works, the front guard is a bit wobbly and I have not used for sometime Includes magazine mid cap king arms, large tamiya and original Tokyo Mauri barrel

    £130.00

    Uckfield

  25. 1 point
    Bad Influence Airsoft

    Full review CYMA CM.045

    ΗELLO AIRSOFT WORLD!! This is my review for the cyma cm045...The distance is measured correct and the max distance is of course with overhop, and aiming higher from the target.
  26. 1 point
    And the 209’s are cheap as chips , as long as you can get to a real gun shop you can pick up a pack 100 for between £4-7 or around £9-11 from Airsoft retailers .👍
  27. 1 point
    Its usually pretty clear when a frags been thrown at our site but everyone does seen to use bfgs, and there's no way you won't hear those things. Will have a look for one of those then, may put an add up in wanted.
  28. 1 point
    Fair point thought I'd post here as like to hear multiple opinions of something before I decide, however Rogerborgs comment on youtube seems to put me on the edge of not buying it, so would you like to recommend me a bfg? 😉
  29. 1 point
    Well there you go answered your own question with a bit of research ! 😱 who’da thunk ! 🤦‍♂️ 🤣
  30. 1 point
    From my experience of having similar lobbed at me in a noisy CQB environment, I predict that you'll be doing a lot of shouting of "PYRO!", "GOT YOU, MATE!" and "MARSHAAAAAAL!" if it lands more than 2m from someone, let alone the claimed 10m. However, at £40 each including gas, it might be worth the gamble.
  31. 1 point
    Perfect, I shall describe it as such going forwards 😂😂😂😂
  32. 1 point
    Druid799

    Impression kits driving gun purchases.

    Yup me as well ! Problem I have is every man and his dog is running MTP/MC kit these days so I go for the more ‘obscure’ or older loadouts , do like the older Russian camo patterns (especially the funky ones) only thing I do is I always badge them up with Ukrainian badges not Russian (as I support the Ukrain in there current struggle 👍) or just old UK/US kit .
  33. 1 point
    Add a vector and you have the infamous Status Quo loadout....
  34. 1 point
    rocketdogbert

    “Emergency” shotgun?

    This popped up on my eBay feed, I don’t know why, but i like it https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SHOWGUNS-Tactical-Airsoft-Toy-ESC-Emergency-Shotshell-Carrier-Set-SHOW-002BK
  35. 1 point
    Druid799

    “Emergency” shotgun?

    Show guns make a Kingsman pistol so odds are it is the same one just changed the caseing a bit 👍
  36. 1 point
    AshOnSnow

    “Emergency” shotgun?

    It’s airsoft. the only emergency items you need is a first aid kit and a phone.
  37. 1 point
    Asomodai

    Gun picture thread

    Verrrrry interesting. If I can never get around to affording an SRS silverback then i'll have to consider this!
  38. 1 point
    Gepard

    More specific sections

    Oi! Both me WE Glocks have worked fine!
  39. 1 point
    clumpyedge

    Facebook and Airsoft

    I guess, maybe just the most popular ones (at the moment). If you look at the electric, gas, and spring sections at the moment they have a few threads that are a good few pages long (for instance the MWS thread in the gas section) they have a lot of information in one place but having to read through 20 odd pages to find what I want isn't exactly the best way about doing things, while the search function is useful it doesn't always get the specific info your after. Taking Facebook as an example, there used to be three or four recoil specific pages, numerous gas pages and I'm on about 6 or 7 real steel pages all of which are struggling with what and how they cant list for selling and list information without Facebook throwing a strop. I have bought it up before, but now with the influx of Facebook pages being shut down i think if the forum had more succinct/niche sections we may get even more members etc.
  40. 1 point
    EvilMonkee

    Impression kits driving gun purchases.

    Oh I have this problem. I buy RIFs based on what loadouts I want to run rather than the other way around - primary problem of being mainly a historical themed airsofter.
  41. 1 point
    EvilMonkee

    UKARA and Northern Ireland

    Would hope so given we had about 800 years of sectarian conflict to settle that little debate......its a different country
  42. 1 point
    WasntME

    KWA Kriss Vector Owners Club

    Recently Got my Hands on the KWA KRISS Vector and will be looking to hopefully skirmish with it soon I have 5 mags, 6 including the baby one just having trouble finding a chest rig that holds the mags as it does not fit my old mp5 or m4 holders, if anyone could help with possibly what they use and some suggestions as I dont want to spend money and it not fit or look silly money isnt really an issue open to any suggestions thanks
  43. 1 point
    Honin

    Pistol sorted holster needed

    Hi, like everyone say, TM is the way to go, especially if you fit in one of those category: newbie who wants durability, light weight, simple and hustle free. Or experienced looking to invest your dream gun, with proper markings and upgrades, since there are lots of components available to fit your needs. As for my opinion, I'm more a KSC guy, its reliable, fair priced, metal slide, and wide variety models. I've always find plastic to light and not realistic enough. After all, it's best to personally go into a shop and have a feel, or even have a taste of firing a few shots if possible.
  44. 1 point
    good god I love Absolute Airsoft, the people and marshals are funny and the games are good. And even better the site changes almost every time i go there, this time the extended their trench and added in a massive bridge and a tank back at one of the spawns
  45. 1 point
    TheFull9

    Gun picture thread

    If you don't paint that up to look like a nail gun or Nerf blaster I'll be very angry.
  46. 1 point
    Nothing from me either. An email in response to the order saying theres a backlog, terribly sorry etc would have been nice as I was hoping for mine before xmas. Pretty poor service and easily avoidable.
  47. 1 point
    I think SWAT have suffered from all of those, plus the dog ate their records.
  48. 1 point
    tasum

    Newbie from Leeds

    Hi there, I'd recommend a visit to Fubar Bundy, they're up near the White Rose. They've got quite a bit of stuff and are very generous with their advice. Always good to have a proper look and a hold of what you're planning to buy. Always check where the batteries go in aeg's; some look lovely, but some people aren't so keen on front wired gear, but ask as many questions as you can. Not been to Killhouse, but it's on my list. Welcome to the fun
  49. 1 point
    Fumps

    Newbie from Leeds

    Hi mate I'm in Leeds (close to Kirkstall Abbey). Lived in Leeds 19 years and have done the Headingley life (its almost a right of passage). For surplus kit check out Johnson's of Leeds. You can pick up almost anything there and they are always pretty cheap & they are just down the road from you. There is an airsoft shop there too. If you want to know the lay of the land just drop me a pm mate I'd be happy to help, I've also got a fair bit of kit spare so may be able to help matey.
  50. 1 point
    Wo1f

    THE TM MWS thread

    Maintenance: Now before i get into what i do, id like to point out that how i do it and what i use are not the only way of doing things. People use all sorts of different oils, grease and sprays to get the job done. As long as it's suitable for the job, all is well. Items: Wurth High performance dry chain lube (Teflon/ptfe spray) Wurth brake and chain cleaner Airsoft Engenuity cleaning rod Silicone oil paper towels Step 1: Remove the magazine and split the upper and lower by popping out the body pins. From there, remove the charging handle and bolt carrier group. Using the paper towel, wipe them down properly, including the channel on the underside of the charging handle. This is what mine looks like after one game day and a bit of testing. Step 2: With the moving parts cleaned, we need to move onto the upper receiver. There is no point cleaning the moving parts if the walls they're sliding against are still dirty, so wipe down the inner walls of the upper receiver as well as the grove that the charging handle runs in. Step 3: We're going to finish off the cleaning of the upper by cleaning the barrel. I use an Airsoft Engenuity Optirod because it holds cue tips at a slight angle instead of cutting little strips of tissue, but any will work just fine. I go in from the muzzle end and stop before the hop up so i don't disturb it or damage it in any way. Because i use propane, i don't get silicone oil or other crap all over the hop rubber. If you do, take a cue tip and gently push it inside and twist. you don't want to apply any sort of pressure because you're at risk of rotating the rubber ever so slightly or damaging it. Step 4: Moving on to the lower.. I have two processes that i do to the lower. One after every game, and one after every 5. The only difference is on the 5th clean i spray out the lower with brake/chain/carb cleaner. Because of how tight everything is packed in to the MWS trigger box its hard to completely clean it without removing it from the lower. with carb cleaner it will blast out all of the deposits and degrease the trigger mech completely. what will happen is the spray will run into the gaps and drip out of the trigger hole in the bottom of the lower. The spray evaporates in the air, so after about 30 seconds it will be bone dry, leaving behind a clear trigger box. For the daily clean, i just wipe down all visible surfaces with a cloth/ paper towel. In order to keep a reliable bolt lock, push the bolt release and clean the faces of the ZET plate when it lifts up. if you get crap between there, it can slow and not lock back reliably. Especially running green gas, which cycles the gun faster. Step 5: Everything is now clean, so we can start with the lube. There's lots of options out there but one thing that's important is this... SILICONE OIL IS NOT FOR METAL ON METAL PARTS. over time, silicone oil will make metal bind and is the exact opposite of what we want to do. Silicone oil is important, but only for sealing components. I use Wurth dry chain spray for 2 reasons. If it can lubricate and stand up to the temperatures of chain/sprocket contact on a 200mph motorbike, it will do just fine on our bolt moving 8" forward and back. The other reason is it isn't messy. it dries in the air and leaves a light film on the surface so it isn't going to get thrown around the inside of the gun. so give it a good spray and give it a few seconds to dry. Step 6: Back to the lower.. If you're using a spray like me, put your finger over the hop up entrance in the lower receiver and give the inside a quick spray with the lube. YOU DO NOT WANT ANY LUBE OR ANYTHING ELSE ON THE HOP RUBBER. If you're using a grease or oil, this is less of an issue (until you fire the gun and it throws it all in there anyway) Step 7: Spray your BCG and charging handle with lube. Pretty self explanatory so i didn't bother with a picture. What i do is hold the bolt by the nozzle with my thumb covering the underside of the nozzle. this stops any lube going into the nozzle chamber. Step 8: Last thing to do is lubricate the sealing parts with silicone oil. This step is only really needed if you use propane, as green gas should keep the sealing cup on the nozzle adequately lubed and i do this every 5 games. Pull the nozzle out and place a couple of drops of silicone oil between the nozzle and the BCG. On WE guns you can pull the nozzle out far enough to apple lube directly to the o ring, but you cant on an MWS without removing the nozzle, so this is as good as you can get. Like i said though, if you're using green gas, this shouldn't need to be done often. Step 9: Put it all back together because you're done!
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