Airsoft guns are now well known almost around the world. Airsoft gun is kind of toy gun originated from Japan in the middle of 1970's for the facts that having firearms are forbidden. The very early airsoft guns are the replica of spring powered firearms.
These soft air weapon replica use bullets from 6 mm plastic bullets. Through the times, these softair guns replica guns spread around China, Korea, Hong Kong, Philippines, and Taiwan. Now these guns are very popular since there is a restriction to have the firearms.
It can be a kind of hobby. Many people collect these toy gun replica in their house. The use of airsoft guns is usually for the recreation. Some of most popular brand is Tokyo Marui, Western Arms, Classic Army, KWC, KJW, Jingong, etc.
Previously, airsoft guns are the guns which use the air to push the amunition or it is known as BBs. Some of them are also use spring as the power which is called as the spring driven airsoft gun (spring airsoft guns). There is also an airsoft gun which is called as cap-type gun.
The air driven model use the same method as in the pistols which are semi-automatic. It is a kind of spring powered gun. The BBs were pushed by the air when the spring of the guns is released.
So, technically this toys are operated just like the real guns.
Usage of Airsoft Guns
Commonly, this weapon replica are used just for the recreation purposes. Now you can find many airsoft gun clubs or team. As a result, in a country sometimes there an association which handles all the activities of the airsoft gun lovers.
The club or team and anybody who want to play it have to play this game in the registered area where in these fields there are many aspects which support the situation like in the real combat field and its guns.
In this field you can find the replicas of grenades, pistols or airsoft pistol, carbines, airsoft rifles or airsoft sniper rifles, and even landmines. So, playing with this toy gun replica are very interesting.
Kind of Toy Gun Replica
There are three type of this toy gun replica. The first is spring powered airsoft gun. It is a kind of a shot device which applies the potential energy of elastic which is stored in spring to make the air compressed to push or launch the BBs bullet of the gun.
Second is the electric airsoft gun (electric airsoft guns or airsoft aeg). This kind of airsoft guns work electrically by using gearbox to push the spring and when this spring is released, this spring will propel the BBs out.
Third type is gas airsoft gun (gas airsoft guns). The last is hybrid guns. This hybrid airsoft guns are the newest kind of the airsoft guns.
The Best Airsoft Guns for You
It is quite difficult to find this toy gun replica which fit with your desire and your money. However, the fact said that the expensive airsoft gun will guarantee you that it is the more powerful than cheap airsoft guns. By such fact, you do not have any choices. What you need to do is just purchasing at online airsoft stor or airsoft retailer and choose one which fit with what will you do with that airsoft bbs (air soft bb gun).
If you want just to shoot a small objects, airsoft spring pistol is the best choice because it is quite cheap. However if you want to joint to the wargames, electric rifles (electric airsoft rifle) are the most appropriate airsoft guns, not less.