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First airsoft purchase advice


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lt.larkins

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Hey guys,
I need a bit of advice.
I'm a bit of a newbie when it comes to this airsofting malarkie.....
I want to buy myself a pretty decent airsoft gun I can go skirmishing with and properly get into the sport.
So for i'm being drawn to this; http://www.geniestuf...-aeg-bundle.htm
It seems pretty good and i've been told that a G36 is a good starting gun.

So do you reckon thats a good starting gun? Or could I get something better for the same money?

Cheers,
Tom

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walshy155

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Read this.

http://www.airsoft-f...t=20#entry24467


Anyway SRC's G36 are very good according to marksman.

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ok about 3 years ago i got a double eagle g36c for my first gun it was amazing and u want 2 get a proper aeg for ur starting gun if i was u get a cheap gun and see if u really want to persue airsoft as a sport thats what i did and now i love airsoft !! ;)

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Just a tip to OP, don't buy any Double Eagle guns, it wont last a week.

They suck.

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I have a jg g36c and it's spot on nice bit of kit for the money comes with battery, charger, and a 470round high-cap mag. All for 135 from novatcombat.com
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Yeah, read my guide it'll.tell u all u need.
Don't buy a double eagle, theyre crap, the SRC is outstanding and a good choice

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lt.larkins

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cheers guys,
I've sort of been thinking that i'd like something a bit different.
As i'm an army cadet i'm sort of in love with the whole SA80/L85a2 shizz. Any thing around of good quality around my price?

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Decent SA80's=300-ish :)

It's ares, it'll be ok...

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lt.larkins

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okays then, I guess i'll need to save up a tad then ;D

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The star/ares is the one you want ;)

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im struggling to choose beetween the Ares and the ICS "sayties" as hubert likes to call em... but apperently both are very nice...
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ares is the only real steel size one, just for info

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Hey there again, Newbies back haha.
What do you think of these? http://cgi.ebay.co.u...=item3367735061
Does this mesh stuff work?
Or would I be better off spending a bit more on some glasses, like these? http://www.patrolsto...ens-p-8923.html

Cheers again.

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i found these to be a very good purchase in the way of eye protection
http://www.tacticala...ses_C3_TAS00378
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The Gen III SRC guns are quite impressive, a hell of a lot better than the Gen II. (not owned either but being a gun tech iv seen my fair share of the crap out there)

You might be under 18 (i dont know) which will restrict you in terms of UKARA and non two-tones.

If you are patient enough, SAVE your money, rent a gun from your local site, get UKARA and buy G&P, Ares or TM.
I recommend G&P.

I know all newbies are excited about getting a "1st gun" but you need to look into the reliability of the gun. READ, READ & READ AGAIN user reviews. Use google or other search engines.




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