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3 Tips for Taking Care and Maintaining Your Airsoft Gun

Airsoft is not just an extremely challenging war game that keeps your mind and body active. It’s also a great way to get used to having a gun and work on your aim without having to go to the shooting range every day.

As long as they have the orange tip and there’s no risk of hurting anyone, you can use airsoft guns in the backyard or on private property. Even more, the ammunition is extremely cheap, so you can practice for as long as you want.

But what’s most important, an airsoft gun also needs cleaning and maintenance, which allows you to get used to the idea of field stripping a gun. For this, it’s important to get an airsoft rifle that resembles a real steel design, like these airsoft sniper rifles, so the disassembly and assembly are similar. 

So, if you decide to start your training as a future hunter or marksman with airsoft guns, make sure to check out this maintenance guide!

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Tips for Getting Good at Airsoft

So, you’re planning to take up airsoft as a hobby. Are you even aware of what this decision means for you? You’re basically taking up a fun sport that not only improves your physical endurance and tactical effectiveness, but also lets you value teamwork, sportsmanship, and the kind of work that our armed forces personnel engage in every day. It’s no wonder why airsoft has become the next big sport for military enthusiasts.

It’s not like you’re playing Call of Duty where you could simply run and gun your way towards getting the highest points. Airsoft is as close to the real thing as you can get. Real strategies and tactics are being employed and your opponents are just as clever as you are when it comes to picking hiding spots and applying the concepts found in the Art of War.

It’s for these reasons that airsoft is one of many sports that are difficult to master. There’s no consistent learning curve since you’re dealing with real-world environments and situations that are just as erratic as actual battlefields. But there are ways you can become an airsoft master!

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First Time Hunters – Tips for Beginners

Regardless of your age, there is nothing that brings you more hype than your excitement for your first hunt. No matter if you are going deer hunting, turkey hunting, or whatever seasonal hunting may occur, you think with excitement about the moment you press on that trigger and catch your first game.

However, with great power comes great responsibility – which is why, as a first-time hunter, you might want to be particularly careful. To make sure that no one gets injured – aside from your game – and that you come home victorious, here are a few tips that you might want to keep in mind.

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5 Things You Should Know About Suppressors

Hearing loss is a HUGE problem — especially for us shooters. In fact:

People who use firearms are more likely to develop hearing loss than those who do not. The reason? Firearms are loud. Almost all firearms generate noise levels above 140 decibels.

To put that into perspective, a military jet taking off at full blast is quieter than the sound of a gun being fired. To combat the loud sound of firearms, we have to wear ear protection.

But, the truth is:

Ear protection won’t always be available. For example, if my house is getting robbed by an armed robber, I most likely won’t have enough time to put on some earplugs. And even then, I’d like to hear EVERY footstep the intruder is taking so I can respond efficiently.

That’s why suppressors are a big deal — and why they’ve picked up a lot of traction. Here are five things you should know about suppressors.

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Choosing Your First Hunting Gun: What You Need To Consider

Investing in your first hunting weapon can be daunting at first, but with the right amount of research as well as guidance from fellow hunting enthusiasts, you can find the perfect firearm for your first hunt without spending a small fortune.

In this article, we will be looking into what you need to consider when looking around for your first official hunting firearm.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Pack A Riflescope When Going Hunting

There was a time when hunters used to rely only on their own wits and equipment when hunting down animals. Well, there was also a time when pigeons were used to send messages between people and cities.

These days, rifle scopes have come to dominate the market.

But then, are they functional at all, or they are just another one of those many fads? How about we find out?

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How to Hold a Rifle Steady: The Female Shooter’s Guide

Being a female shooter isn't as tough as people think it to be. You'll be surprised with the many talented female shooters out there, such as Glenda Craddock, who's able to not only handle a handgun but the big guns like rifles! Now that's something to be proud of, and if you're a shooter who wants to be like Glenda, the first thing to learn about rifles is how to hold it steady.

However, it isn’t as easy as just holding it. There are different factors to consider on how to hold a rifle steady! So I’ll be sharing you some things about being a female shooter and tips on how to hold a rifle steady now, read on!

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How to Shoot a Handgun: ANYONE Can Start Now!

Learning how to shoot a handgun can be a bit difficult, whether you're a male or a female shooter. Some women may find it tough figuring out how it works, especially if they've just begun. However, you'll be surprised as to how quickly one can get the hang of the gun with proper technique and knowledge.

I was inspired to create this article from Glenda Craddock, a competition shooter well known around Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. So not only will this article tackle how to shoot a handgun but to talk about the wonders of shooting, especially as a woman! Read on to learn more about it.

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The Top 10 Tips For Gun Cleaning For a Better – Performing Weapon!

There are many people out there who like cleaning their guns and cannot go a week without doing it. I am not the biggest fan when it comes to cleaning guns, but I have to do it to make sure they function well in case I need to use them. This is very important and something many people tend to overlook and then end up regretting it.

So, if you are cleaning your gun out of necessity like me or if you like cleaning because of the thrill you get, below are some tips that will go a long way in helping a gun owner clean their guns and allow them enjoy their sport to the maximum.

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