Know the types of air soft guns before choosing one

we-scar-mk-series_0206140722Airsoft is a game that is played between a group of players using airsoft guns. These guns are replica firearms of the real life models. The projectiles used are of plastic or even bio degradable materials.

The airsoft guns can be divided into varieties based on how they function. The basics of the airsoft varieties available in the market is based on-

  • Compress gas
  • Electric piston
  • Spring powered piston
  • Combination of electrical and spring driven model
  • hydraulics

let us see what are the different types of guns available based on the way they are made and they perform-

  • Spring Powered: This is a single shot devices that uses the elastic potential energy that is stored in the spring used to compress the air used to launch the pellet in the barrel of the gun. Hence it got the name of the spring powered. This type of gun is not so powerful but very useful for the beginners.
  • Electric Guns: These come with a rechargeable battery that drives the internal pistol to propel the pellets. it is usually a three round automatic burst variety. It can be called one of the most commonly used types of guns.
  • Gas Powered Guns: This type of gun uses the “Green Gas” or the propane gas in it. it comes in both automatic and semi automatic types. The pellets are thrown out when the pressure is released from the gas.



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