G&P MK46 GP807 Wire and Capacitor Repair

The GP807 is an auto-winding box magazine designed for G&P Laser Company SAW type airsoft replicas. This includes the M249 and MK46 variants. Unfortunately, twice already, the wire insulation for the cable to the winding switch has deteriorated and the capacitors on the controller end up failing. At first I thought the problem might be something complicated, but the repair was simpler than what I assumed.

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EDGI TM Airsoft L96 AWS Upgrade Set is Good

The Tokyo Marui L96 AWS is a bolt action airsoft replica with the BB magazine correctly located directly under the cylinder-bolt window of the receiver. Due to this design, it has not seen as much adoption and aftermarket parts were scarce. Thankfully, I was able to get a hold of EDGI and acquired one of their TM L96 AWS upgrade sets, which turned out to be a good decision.

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WE & TM Sig 226 Compatibility Guide

There are many different airsoft manufacturers that often develop and release a similar platform. One of the issues they face is gaining aftermarket support. Sometimes a unit you really want does not come from the manufacturer with the best aftermarket support. By the time the WE F226 was announced, there were already multiple 226 platforms on the market. In this blog post I strip down a WE F226 and a Tokyo Marui P226 to compare their parts in hopes of finding similarities and therefore aftermarket options.

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Lonex Red Extreme Toughness Airsoft Piston

Since I am replacing the ICS M4 S-System’s top gearbox shell with a Retro Arms upper shell, I thought I would take this opportunity to try out a different piston as well. This time, I will be taking a look at the Lonex Red Extreme Toughness Piston. The label says it is made out of polycarbonate, but most comments online that I could find states that it is made of tougher material. I’m always on the look out for a nice AEG piston, and I think this is one of those.

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Retro Arms Upper Gearbox Shell for ICS M4

It’s been a while since my last post. Apart from the things I am currently dealing with I have been contemplating how best to approach the new set of airsoft topics I wanted to tackle. The next topic involves testing of compression parts and I plan to break the process down to more manageable entries. First among these is a brief look into the Retro Arms upper gearbox shell for ICS M4s and my observations trying to install it. The quick spring change function that is absent on my stock upper shell will be an integral update to make future tests run smoother.

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