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.
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 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.