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Mike's Personal Guns For Sale - PAL and Paintball

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I am showcasing here on the Replica Airguns website and over on the Replica Airguns YouTube channel a series of videos I will be making for the purpose of selling some guns out of my personal collection. I simply have no more room for the new guns and in some cases I either have duplicate guns or very similar versions so there is no need to have both. Some guns I am less attached to and as I already stated I need to make room for some of the new stuff I will be reviewing and or buying for myself.

In this second Mike's Personal Guns For Sale video I am offering three rifles, two of which will require a Canada PAL Firearms License since one is a 22LR rimfire rifle and the other is a high powered .22 caliber break barrel pellet rifle. The last item up for bid is an AK-47 styled .68 caliber paintball rifle.

Make sure to watch my above YouTube video to see these three rifles I am selling and instructions on how you can take part in the sale and purchase of them. By the way I am only selling to Canadian residents since shipping cross borders is a little sketchy.

Here is a list of the these three rifles I am selling from my personal gun collection:

ISSC MK22 22LR (FN SCAR) Rifle - $625 PAL Required

Benjamin Sheridan Super Streak .22 Caliber Break Barrel Rifle $250 PAL Required

Tacamo T68 AK-47 .68 Cal. Paintball Rifle $275

Categories: .22 cal, .68 cal, Break Barrel, Bulk Air, CO2, Paintball, Pellet, Real Gun, Rifle, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: Benjamin Sheridan, ISSC MK22 SCAR 22LR, Super Streak, T68-AK, Tacamo

Top 10 Most Common Airgun Questions and Discussions

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Categories: .22 cal, .43 cal, .68 cal, 380, 4.5mm / .177 cal, 6mm, 8mm, 9mm, AEG, Airsoft, BB, Blank Gun, Blowback, Break Barrel, Bulk Air, CO2, Comparison, Full Auto, GBB, Gun Law, Gun Safety, Multi-pump, Non Airguns, PCP, Paintball, Pellet, Pistol, Real Gun, Revolver, Rifle, Semi Auto, Spring Piston, YouTube Video Tags:

What are the Types of Airguns, Airsoft Guns and Blank Guns?

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I wanted to cover some basic Airgun, Airsoft Gun, Blank Gun and Paintball Gun information on what do they all shoot, what makes them shoot and some other miscellaneous info thrown in along the way...

Your should also watch the video attached at the bottom of this post as it goes into a fair amount of detail.

Let's begin with the types of ammo used:

Airgun Ammo

  • Airgun ammo for the most part is broken down into BBs and Pellets, the most standard size BB and Pellet is the 4.5mm or .177 caliber Steel BB and Lead Pellet. You can also get Pellets in other calibers and even other materials other than lead such as steel or aluminum, some can have plastic skirting around a metal interior.
  • Pellets also come in a variety of caliber's like .177, .20. 22. 25 and even larger but then I would start considering them to be bullets as they will take on the shape of a bullet when they get into the larger sizes.
  • Airgun Ammo is not be fired at people, it is primarily used for target and hunting small game.
  • Airguns can use Spring Pistons, CO2, Compressed Air and Multi-pump propulsion systems.

Airsoft Gun Ammo

  • Airsoft Guns for the most part shoot round 6mm (.22 caliber) plastic BBs which come in a variety of weights ranging from .12 grams up to .48 grams. There are larger Airsoft BBs such as 8mm and even larger.
  • There are biodegradable and even tracer florescent Airsoft BBs available.
  • Airsoft Ammo is traditionally used for Airsoft battles and can be fired at people using protective gear. Airsoft Ammo can also be used for target shooting.
  • Airsoft Guns can use Spring Pistons, Spring Piston - AEG (Electric Motor) CO2, Gas (Green, Red, Propane) and Compressed Air propulsion systems.

Paintball Gun Ammo 

  • Paintball Guns or "Markers" have been historically used for the sport of Paintball but their whereabouts came from the need of ranchers and forestry workers to mark trees. Hence the name "Marker"
  • Paintball ammo comes in a variety of sizes ranging with the most common being .43 and .68 caliber. They are generally made from a gelatin outer coating containing primarily polyethylene glycol, other non-toxic and water-soluble substances, and dye, they are usually biodegradable.
  • Paintball Guns can also shoot a variety of Paintball Ammo that can be made out of Rubber, Plastic, Glass and they can also contain Powders and even Pepper for use in non lethal defense.
  • Paintball Guns can generally use either CO2 or Compressed Air as their propellant.

Blank Gun Ammo

  • Blank Guns are just like Real Guns but without the dangerous bullet at the end of the brass shell. Other than that they work exactly the same as a Real Gun!
  • Blank Guns are used when a bullet is not required or even wanted. For instance... Gun safety, gun training, training animals to be around guns and/or loud noises, Props for Movies - Stage -  Film - TV, Collectors that do not want the red tape associated with owning a Real Gun or when owning a Real Gun is prohibited.
  • Blank Guns can shoot a variety of sized ammo, most common are .22 caliber crimped, .380 crimped, 8mm P.A.K. and 9mm P.A.K.
  • Blank Guns use gun powder as their means of operation.

Here are the most common forms of propulsion used in the guns we discussed earlier:

CO2

  • CO2 is the most common propellant in Airguns (BB and Pellet), it is also used in Airsoft Guns and Paintball Guns.
  • CO2 is a compressed gas which expands when released, it requires a warm environment to fully expand and tends to cool it's surroundings quickly when shot fast or in full automatic which can slow the velocity of the projectile and even freeze up the gun being used.
  • The most common reusable CO2 cartridges are 12 and 88 gram but you can get larger CO2 tanks in a variety of sizes that can be refilled with CO2.

Gas

  • Gas is used primarily in Airsoft Guns, I have not personally seen an Airgun that is made to use Gas other than CO2.
  • Gas is similar to CO2 in that it is a compressed gas that expands when releases, it also cools down the gun it is being used in and requires a warm environment.
  • Gas comes in a variety of names, Green Gas, Red Gas and Propane Gas. Green Gas contains Propane as it's base but has additives in it like silicone for lubrication .
  • Red Gas is know to be a bit more powerful than Green Gas as it has Chlorodifluoromethane or HCFC-22, R22 or Freon 22 used in refrigeration which turns to a liquid under a slightly higher pressure giving you slightly higher fps.
  • Many people use propane gas with an adapter that allows the mixture of silicone as propane is cheaper to buy.

Compressed Air (HPA)

  • Compressed Air (HPA - High Pressure Air) is most commonly used in Airguns and Paintball Guns but some people use it for their Gas based Airsoft guns.
  • The compressed air comes from high PSI tanks that can be purchased in a variety of sizes and contains compressed air at pressures up to 5000psi.
  • These tanks are reusable and usually need to be refilled at a paintball or scuba shop, some people buy their own compressors or large scuba tanks for refilling purposes.
  • Some Compressed Air (HPA) guns have their own built in tanks that can be filled with a compressor or even a manual pump.
  • Compressed air does not cool down the gun it is being used in and is a great option for high output or fully automatic guns.

Multi-Pump Pneumatic

  • Multi-Pump Pneumatic systems are most commonly used in Pellet and/or BB guns.
  • Multi-Pump Pneumatic guns use the same principle as HPA - High Pressure Air guns in that they require pressurized air as the propellant. The main difference with Multi-Pump Pneumatic guns, is that you do all the work by pumping the gun between shots. Generally speaking you pump the gun 3-10 times, take a shot and repeat this process.
  • Multi-Pump Pneumatic guns are not effected by air temperature and are great for target and small pest control.

Spring Piston

  • Spring pistons are generally found in Pellet Rifles and Pistols but some Airsoft Guns also use a Spring Piston System and generally speaking Spring Piston Guns are single shot only or in other words, the Spring needs to be drawn back before each shot. Spring Piston Guns can have magazines that allow for quicker repeat shots.
  • Spring Piston Guns come in many cocking configurations, Brake Barrel and Side lever to name a couple.
  • The Spring can be a Mechanical Spring or a Gas Spring.
  • Spring Piston Guns are not effected by temperature and are often used for small game hunting and target shooting.

Automatic Electric Guns (AEG)

  • Automatic Electric Guns  are generally found in Airsoft Rifles but there are some Airsoft Pistols (AEP) that use this same system.
  • Automatic Electric Guns use a similar system to a Spring Piston gun but have an electric motor that does all the work of drawing back the spring. You can even have fully automatic AEG guns.
  • The power for the electric motor comes from removable batteries, so it is a combination a battery supplying the motor with the power to draw back the spring that creates a pillow of air that shoots the BB.
  • AEG Airsoft Guns are great for situations when you require high capacity magazines with full auto capability. 

Gun Powder

  • Gun powder is used in Blank Guns, in the same manor that it is used in a Real Gun, the charge from the Gun Powder supplies the force required to operate the blowback in most semi auto Blank Pistols, it also creates the sound of a live round along with the muzzle flash which makes Blank Guns great for training and as Props for Movies and Film.
  • Because the kinetic energy from a blank gun is the same as a real gun, blank guns can be very dangerous when used in close proximity to an object, see my "Are Blank Guns Dangerous Video"!

Some other Gun Relevant Terminology:

Blowback

  • Blowback operation is when some of the force of the propellant is used to move the slide backwards, which in most cases cocks the hammer for single action and can also pickup and chamber a round into the barrel.
  • The slide spring supplies the energy for the return to the forward position of the slide.
  • Blowback Guns do rob some power from the bullet force and in the case of CO2 or Gas Guns the also reduce the amount of shots per CO2 or Gas fill.

Revolver, Semi Automatic

  • Revolver: Revolvers feed ammunition via the rotation of a cartridge-filled cylinder, in which each cartridge is contained in its own ignition chamber, and is sequentially brought into alignment with the weapon's barrel by a mechanism linked to the weapon's trigger (double-action) or its hammer (single-action)
  • Semi Automatic:  semi-automatic pistols use the energy of one shot to reload the chamber for the next. Typically recoil energy from a fired round is mechanically harnessed. After a round is fired, the pistol will cycle, ejecting the spent casing and chambering a new round from the magazine, allowing another shot to take place immediately.

Single Shot, Repeater, Semi Automatic & Fully Automatic

  • Single Shot: A Single Shot Gun needs to be reloaded each time it is shot.
  • Repeater: Repeating action Guns are single barreled guns containing multiple rounds of ammunition. These rounds are loaded from a magazine by means of a manual or automatic mechanism, and the action that reloads the rifle also typically re-cocks the firing action. The term repeating rifle is most often applied to weapons in which the next cartridge is loaded by a manual action, as opposed to semi-automatic rifles, in which the force of one shot is used to load the next.
  • Semi Automatic: A semi-automatic, or self-loading, firearm is a weapon that performs all steps necessary to prepare the weapon to fire again after firing.
  • Fully Automatic: A Gun that uses either its recoil or a portion of the gas propelling the projectile to remove the spent cartridge (in the case of a gun-shell), fire again repeatedly, as long as the trigger is held down or until the magazine is exhausted. Automatic Guns are distinguished from semi-automatic Guns in their ability to fire more than one shot in succession once the trigger is pulled.

Single, Double Action, SA/DA

  • Check out my post explaining Single and Double action!
  • Single-Action (SA): trigger performs the single action of releasing the hammer or striker to discharge the firearm each time the trigger is pulled.
  • Double-Action (DA): The trigger both cocks and releases the hammer or striker
  • SA-DA:  A SA/DA firearm combines the features of both mechanisms. You can pull the trigger in Double Action when the hammer is down which cocks and releases the trigger or you can cock the hammer with your thumb and then release the trigger using Single Action to fire the weapon. 

Lever Action, Pump Action, Bolt Action

  • Lever Action: In a classic lever-action firearm, rounds are individually loaded into a tubular magazine parallel to and below the barrel. A short bolt is held in place with an over center toggle action. Once closed, the over center action prevents opening solely by the force on the bolt when the weapon is fired. This toggle action is operated by a hand grip that forms part of the trigger guard. When operated, a spring in the tubular magazine pushes a fresh round into position. Returning the operating lever to the home position chambers the round and closes the breach.
  • Pump Action: With a pump-action firearm, the action is operated by a movable fore-end that goes backwards and forwards to eject, extract, and chamber a round of ammunition. Pump-actions are usually associated with shotguns.
  • Bolt Action: The bolt opens and closes the breech end of the barrel and contains the firing pin. The bolt is held in place with a lever that fits into a notch. Moving this lever out of the notch will release the restraint on the bolt, allowing it to be drawn back. An extractor removes the spent cartridge, which is then ejected through the lever slot. A spring at the bottom of the magazine pushes up the reserve rounds, positioning the topmost between the bolt and the chamber at the base of the barrel. Pushing the bolt lever forward chambers this round and pushing the lever into the notch locks the bolt and enables the trigger mechanism.

Magazine vs Clip

  • Magazine: A magazine is an ammunition storage and feeding device within or attached to a repeating firearm. Magazines can be removable (detachable) or integral to the firearm. The magazine functions by moving the cartridges stored in the magazine into a position where they may be loaded into the chamber by the action of the firearm. The detachable magazine is often referred to as a clip, although this is technically inaccurate.
  • Clip: A clip is a device that is used to store multiple rounds of ammunition together as a unit, ready for insertion into the magazine or cylinder of a firearm. This speeds up the process of loading and reloading the firearm as several rounds can be loaded at once, rather than one round being loaded at a time. The term "clip" is also frequently used to refer to a detachable magazine, though such usage is incorrect.

Categories: .20 cal, .22 cal, .43 cal, .68 cal, 4.5mm / .177 cal, 6mm, 8mm, 9mm, AEG, Airsoft, BB, Blank Gun, Blowback, Break Barrel, Bulk Air, CO2, Full Auto, GBB, Multi-pump, PCP, Paintball, Pellet, Pistol, Repeater, Revolver, Rifle, Single Shot, Spring Piston, YouTube Video Tags:

My Air & Blank Collection for 2011

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Here it is by popular demend, a video of all my Air and Blank Guns, many of which where added in 2011. Thank you to everyone for your suport, without you all, this would not have been posible!

Here is a list of all my Air and Blank Guns so far...

Pistols BB:

  • Umarex PPK/S Nickel platted 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol (Full Auto Mod).
  • Umarex PPK/S 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex CP99 Compact 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex CP99 Compact Recon 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex H.P.P 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex SA177 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Steel Storm 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Machine Pistol.
  • Umarex Makarov 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex H&K USP 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Colt Defender CO2 4.5mm BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Colt Special Combat CO2 4.5mm BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Smith & Wesson M&P 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Beretta Elite II 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Baikal IZH MP-654K (Makarov) 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol (Nickel).
  • Cybergun P226 X-Five 4.5mm  Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Cybergun P226 X-Five (with Sight Rail) 4.5mm  Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Cybergun GSG 92 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol (Full Auto Mod).
  • Cybergun Tanfoglio Witness 1911 4.5mm  Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Cybergun Sig Sauer SP2022 (Metal Slide) 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Cybergun Sig Sauer GSR Sigarms 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Cybergun IWI Jericho 941 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Crosman C41 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Crosman PRO77 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • EKOL ES 55 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • ASG CZ 75 P-07 DUTY 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • ASG Dan Wesson 2.5 inch Silver 4.5mm CO2 BB Revolver.
  • ASG Dan Wesson 4 inch Black 4.5mm CO2 BB Revolver.
  • ASG Dan Wesson 6 inch Silver 4.5mm CO2 BB Revolver.
  • ASG Dan Wesson 8 inch Black 4.5mm CO2 BB Revolver.
  • ASG STI Duty One 1911 4.5mm Blowback CO2 BB Pistol.
  • ASG Steyr M9-A1 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.

Pistols Pellet: 

  • Umarex Desert Eagle .177 Cal. Blowback CO2 Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex Beretta PX4 Storm .177 Cal. Blowback CO2 Pellet/BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Beretta PX4 Storm (Tactical) .177 Cal. Blowback CO2 Pellet/BB Pistol.
  • Umarex PPQ .177 Pellet & 4.5mm BB CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Umarex Colt Government 1911 A1 Nickel CO2 .177 Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex CP88 Matte Black CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex Beretta M 92 FS  Matte Black CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex Beretta M 92 FS  Nickel Wood Grips CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex CPSport CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Umarex Smith & Wesson M&P 45 .177 Cal. Pellet 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol.
  • Baikal IZH MP-655K (Viking) .177 Cal. Pellet & 4.5mm BB  BB Pistol.
  • Crosman 1088 .177 Pellet 4.5mm CO2 BB Pistol (Sliver)
  • Crosman 2240 Custom .22 Pellet - Wood Grips - Extended Barrel - RJ Machine Bolt.
  • Crosman 1377 American Classic .177 Cal. Pellet - Multi-pump.
  • Crosman Kimar CK92 Black CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Crosman Kimar CK92 Chrome CO2 .177 Cal. Pellet Pistol.
  • Webley Alecto (Zoraki HP-01) .22 Cal. Pellet Target Pistol (Multi-stroke pneumatic)
  • Valtro Airgun 92 - Shoot2 System CO2 .177 Pellet pistol.
  • Anics Skif A-3000 CO2 .177 Pellet pistol.
  • Xisico XSP180 .22 Cal Break Barrel Pellet (Target Pistol)

Pistols Airsoft:

  • Crosman Airmag M50 UZI 6mm Blowback CO2 BB Airsoft Pistol (Full Auto Mod).

Rifles BB:

  • Crosman Marlin Cowboy Lever Action Spring BB Rifle.
  • Daisy Red Ryder Lever Action Spring BB Rifle.
  • Baikal MP-661K Blackbird 4.5mm BB CO2/Air Machine Rifle (Full Auto 1200 RPM Mod.) JimC Barrel.
  • Baikal Drozd (Classic) 4.5mm BB CO2/Air Machine Gun (Full Auto 1200 RPM Mod.) JimC Barrel.
  • Umarex MP5K PDW 4.5mm BB Blowback CO2 Rifle (Semi Auto).
  • Umarex Walther SG9000 CO2 4.5mm BB Shotgun (Semi Auto Single & Three Shot Burst).
  • Umarex EBOS CO2 4.5mm BB Machine Gun (Semi/Full Auto 8 Round Burst).
  • Cybergun Mini UZI 4.5mm BB Blowback CO2 BB Gun (Full Auto Mod).
  • RAP4 "Real Action Paintball" RAP5 MP5 4.5mm BB Blowback Rifle CO2 (Semi/Full Auto)
  • ZMZ Tyrex PPA-K-01 - 4.5mm BB Blowback Submachine gun CO2 (Semi/Full Auto)

Rifles Pellet:

  • Crosman Quest 800 .22 Cal. Spring Piston Pellet Rifle (Rodent/Crow Removal).
  • Crosman Night Stalker .177 Cal. - Blowback CO2 Pellet Rifle (Small Rodent Removal).
  • Crosman Backpacker 2289 .22 Cal. Pneumatic Pellet Rifle (Rodent/Crow Removal).
  • Baikal IZH MP-61 .177 Cal. Side Lever Spring Piston Pellet - 5 Shot Magazine
  • Umarex CX4 Storm .177 Cal. Blowback CO2 Pellet Rifle (Semi Auto).
  • Benjamin Sheridan Super Streak in .22 Cal. Spring Pellet Rifle (Rodent/Crow Removal).
  • Kimar Mod. K 760 - .177 Cal Spring Pellet Rifle (Target/Small Pests)

Rifles Paintball:

  • Tacamo T68 AK47 Paintball Rifle .68 Cal.

Blank Guns:

  • Kimar Lady K (Walther PPK) 8mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • (Removed from Possession) Zoraki Mod.914 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi/Full Auto.
  • (Removed from Possession) Zoraki R1 Revolver (Rossi Snub Nosed) 2.5 inch Barrel - 9mm P.A.K. & Crimped 38 cal. Blanks.
  • (Removed from Possession) Zoraki Mod.925 Mini Machine Gun 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi/Full Auto.
  • Zoraki M906 (All Black) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • Zoraki M906 (Silver-Chrome Slide) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL ASI (UZI) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi/Full Auto.
  • EKOL Jackal Dual (Beretta 92 FS) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi/Full Auto.
  • EKOL Firat (Beretta 92 FS) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Dicle (Beretta Cougar) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Aras (Browning Hi-Power) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Special 99 (Beretta Cheetah) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Major (Walther PPK) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Volga (Tanfoglio GT27) 9mm P.A(Walther PPK).K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Tuna (Tanfoglio GT27)  8mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • EKOL Arda (Mini Revolver) 8mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • Retay CS9 (Smith & Wesson CS9) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • Retay Baron HK (Sig Sauer P228) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.
  • Retay Eagle (Desert Eagle) 9mm P.A.K. Blanks - Semi Auto.

You can also check them out here.

Categories: .22 cal, .68 cal, 4.5mm / .177 cal, 8mm, 9mm, BB, Blank Gun, Blowback, Break Barrel, Bulk Air, CO2, Full Auto, Multi-pump, Paintball, Pellet, Pistol, Repeater, Revolver, Rifle, Semi Auto, Single Shot, Spring Piston, YouTube Video Tags:

Reball Rubber Paintball Test - Tacamo T68 AK47

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As promised, I went out and picked up some Reball (reusable) paintballs to try in my Tacamo T68 AK47 styled paintball rifle. I wanted to see what kind of damage they could inflict on various targets. The purpose of the Reball is mainly for practice or training use with paintball guns, they are also used in some indoor paintball facilities. Reballs have the advantage of not only being reusable but also not making a lot of mess.

Another benefit is that Reballs do not break apart and so they will deliver more energy on target which may be useful in a self defense situation with a high fps Paintball gun. Now I am not recommending these guns in any ways to be used for self defense or non-lethal use but other people have suggested it to me, and I wanted to see what these little rubber balls could do to different targets.

Keep in mind I was not looking for penetration as that is not the purpose of a "traumatic round", such as a rubber bullet. Rubber bullets are not supposed to penetrate but rather stun a person.

I found the Rubber Reball Paintballs to be about the same weight as standard paintballs and so they shoot about the same fps which in my gun was about 350 fps.

In conclusion, I would not want to be shot with a Reball out of a high fps paintball gun, as for stopping an intruder, maybe? You most certainly would be able to pick them out of a police lineup because they would be riddled with red welts :)

Categories: .68 cal, Blowback, CO2, Field Test, Paintball, Rifle, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: T68-AK, Tacamo

Tacamo T68 AK47 Paintball Rifle Review

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Type: Paintball air rifle.

Manufacturer: Tacamo (unbranded).

Model: T86 AK47.

Materials: Metal & wood build.

Weight: 8 pounds.

Barrel: 14 inches, non-rifled.

Propulsion: CO2 or compressed air.

Action: Semi auto blowback, single action only.

Ammunition Type: Paintball marker .68 caliber.

Ammunition Capacity: Dependent on hopper system used.

FPS: 350

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the Tacamo T68 AK-47 is what you would expect from a blowback operated single action gun, easy and light with just a bit of creep to it. The action of the bolt gives the gun a nice little snap to it and with the extra CO2 needed to push out the large .68 caliber paintball markers you also get a little bit of recoil adding to the shooting enjoyment.

Accuracy: I'm not going to spend a lot of time talking about accuracy with the Tacamo T68 Paintball gun as I don't really have any other references to base it on but I can say I was pretty impressed with how well it stayed on target considering most paintball ammo is not really uniform in shape which effects accuracy a lot. I was also expecting lower FPS performance closer to the 250-300 FPS range but I got nice consistent 350 FPS shots with the Tacamo T68 AK47.

Build Quality: Very nice, the  Tacamo T68 AK-47 is made of mostly metal and wood with many actual parts from a real AK 47 including the wood handle and stock, rear sight, safety, magazine and authentic strap. The Tacamo Paintball rifle has some weight to it also making the AK 47 replica feel solid and durable.

Realism: Again the Tacamo AK 47 replica is made of lots of real AK47 parts making this gun very realistic, you can't really get around the telltale Paintball marker top loading tube and CO2 hookups but other then that the Tacamo AK47 really looks like a an actual AK47, so if you want to play the bad guy you can definitely pull it off with this replica paintball rifle.

Available From: The Replica Airguns Store

Pros:

  • Very believable AK 47 replica.
  • Lots of real AK-47 parts
  • Mostly metal and wood design.
  • Magazine can be used for storage of tools or extra paintballs
  • Adjustable sights
  • 3 models to choose from with different styled stocks.
  • Comes with genuine strap.
  • Fun to play the bad guy with this villainous rifle.

Cons:

  • Semi auto only, no full auto - would have been nice!
  • May be a bit large and heavy compared to other more compact Paintball guns.
  • A few paintballs broke in my barrel when shooting, FPS pressure may have been set too high?

Comments:

I really like my Tacamo T68 AK47 Paintball rifle, again I have virtually no experience with Paintball guns so my reasons for liking it are mostly based on the all metal and wood build and real AK 47 look of the Tacamo T68 AK47. That said I thought it performed pretty good overall getting decent accuracy and shooting well into the 300+ FPS. I may pull this one out once in a while even to shot some various targets just because it does have a more realistic recoil feel when shooting then my smaller caliber pellet and BB airguns.

 
Categories: .68 cal, Blowback, CO2, Field Test, Paintball, Review, Rifle, Semi Auto, YouTube Video Tags: T68-AK, Tacamo

Tacamo AK-47 Paintball Gun (T68) Added to the Store

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You just have to have the classic AK47 and this one even has the wood foreword stock. I will be reviewing the Under Folding Stock version of this very realistic looking AK47 Paintable Assault rifle.

The Tacamo T68 AK47 Series of Paintball guns are based on the most widely used assault rifle in the world - the AK-47! Tacamo has taken the AK47's classic lines and melded them with the powerhouse T68 internals to create this powerful marker for scenario paintball and military training. The Tacamo marker is designed as the "opposing force” weapon to enhance military combat training, or for when you just want to play a bad guy for the weekend.

The Tacamo T68 Series Paintball Guns are manufactured at a registered weapons factory in the PRC using actual production parts from AK47's where possible!

This Paintball gun is made but Tacamo but does not carry the Tacamo Brand.

  • .68 caliber Paintballs
  • Adjustable 200-400 FPS
  • AK Magazine
  • Authentic Metallic Sights
  • Realistic Size, Weight
  • 14 inch barrel
  • Semi auto
  • Hopper fed
  • Reliable T68 Internal with All-Mechanical Performance—no batteries!
  • Accepts CO2 or HPA
  • All metal and wood construction
  • Comes with authentic sling
 
Categories: .68 cal, Bulk Air, CO2, Full Auto, Paintball, Replica Airguns News, Rifle, Semi Auto Tags: T68-AK, Tacamo

Tacamo - AK RPK Paintball Gun Full Stock (T86) Added to the Store

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I'm trying something new here by adding a few Paintball guns to the store and I do plan on reviewing one of the Tacamo Paintball guns, this will be a new experience for me for sure!

The Tacamo AK RPK Special Products Division-RPK is a real show stopper. The stock and fore-grip are real laminated wood, it comes with a real AK bi-pod, real AK rear sights, and a specially bored 20 inch barrel. The Tacamo AK RPK Special Products Division-RPK also comes with a 75 round drum magazine for that added realistic look.

This Paintball gun is made but Tacamo but does not carry the Tacamo Brand.

  • .68 caliber Paintballs
  • Adjustable 200-400 FPS
  • Semi auto
  • Hopper fed
  • Realistic Size, Weight
  • Reliable T68 Internal with All-Mechanical Performance—no batteries!
  • Accepts CO2 or HPA
  • All metal and wood construction
Categories: .68 cal, Bulk Air, CO2, Full Auto, Paintball, Replica Airguns News, Rifle, Semi Auto Tags: T68-AK-RPK, Tacamo