How to start shooting IPSC Action Air

IPSC Action Air is a very easy shooting sport to get involved in due to accessibility and how economical it is compared to other shooting disciplines within the IPSC bracket. It is worth noting that IPSC Action Air is a mirror representation of the Handgun discipline with only a few changes based on the equipment being used.

Components of Ammunition

Ammunition is a key part of a firearm and its ability to function as designed. Ammunition is a generalisation for the part that the bullet is housed in prior to being fired out of a gun (very large naval guns included). But what is ammunition and what does it comprise of? Let’s talk about the components of ammunition.

Anatomy of a Firearm

A firearm, otherwise known as a small arm, is a portable gun designed to be used and handled by a single individual. We all know what firearms look like, but do you know what makes a firearm? Let’s talk about the anatomy of a firearm.

Firefield Impulse 1X22 Compact Red Dot

Most optics are priced in relation to their features and how reliable they are advertised to be with different calibres and usage. A good compact economically priced optic would be around £150~ where as a high quality brand such as Aimpoint would price their variation at just over £500. The Firefield Impulse 1×22 Compact Red Dot Sight is priced at just under £80 with features that are similar to but do not supersede other more expensive brands.

Magload NEXUS 12

The Magload NEXUS 12 is a twelve shell caddie which holds six pairs of shotgun shells in a dual/quad load configuration which allows for quick loading into the feeding ramp of a shotgun. Although designed specifically for practical shotgun sports, the caddie has seen use in other sports including multi gun where other firearms are used in conjunction.

PTS Enhanced Polymer Stock Series

There are many fundamental elements to differentiating between a good rifle and a bad rifle. One of these elements relate to the ergonomics and functions of the rifle’s furniture. This review focuses on the one of many collapsible stocks which have been specifically designed to provide ergonomics, recoil dampening (not for Airsoft) and battery compartment (not for… well, it could be).

Newbold Reactive Polymer Targets

Newbold Self Sealing Reactive Polymer Targets are made of a hi-tech polymer which replaces the use of the more common steel alternatives. Branded as ElastiMAX, the polymer material is tough, flexible and safer than using metal targets. Due to the properties of the targets, the bullets don’t ricochet or splatter as they pass through the target. Normally this would lead to bullet holes and a destroyed target, however the polymer is self healing as it shrink around the hole to the size of a pin prick.

Tippmann Arms M4-22LR Elite

There are many .22 calibre rifles available on the market where many are used as economical substitutes to .223 variants, varmint hunting, and competition use as mini rifles. Whatever the purpose, a .22 calibre rifle comes in many varieties from many manufacturers. Tippmann Arms has been manufacturing .22 calibre rifles to suit both the economical enthusiast and the target shooter.

GBLS DAS GDR-15 AEG

GBLS is a South Korean manufacturer who is noticeably new to the industry of Airsoft as a company and has decided to innovate past the norms of what is expected in the technological norms of today’s Airsoft market. The Dynamic Action System, otherwise known as the DAS, is a new mechanical system which simulates the reciprocation of a moving bolt carrier group without the use of gas propulsion. This system works with a split gearbox of one main gear that reciprocates the bolt carrier backwards, not only creating a recoiled effect but also compressing the spring in the bolt and chambering a new bb.