2021 G&G Split Gear Box Unveiling

News of G&G Armament unveiling a new split gearbox design patterned similarly to a version 2 gearbox is circulating. In a post on the Airsoft sub reddit page, a user by the handle pre_nerf_infestor posted, quote: “Other features of note: adjustable trigger travel, programmable burst using optical sensor, precocking, mag cutoff. Basically many of the […]

How is an Airsoft Build Extreme? – Budgeting Amperes

I have come to the conclusion that for my style of AEG tech work budgeting Amperes is of foremost consideration.  Usually the focus is on an FPS target, a Joule target, a BBs per second target, or a range target.  However, for the longest time, I have seen impressive numbers demonstrated as long as maintaining […]

GATE Warfet – Epic External Programmable MOSFET for AEG

There is always a noticeable wind up delay when operating airsoft electric gun replicas. This is due to the time spent by the motor and gears turning to pull and release a piston. It can be bothersome, and I was convinced that adding a programmable MOSFET with the pre-cock feature was going to solve this […]

AOE Correction Made Easy – Lee’s Precision Piston Heads

One airsoft-tech buzz phrase you will often hear is AOE. Specifically correcting for AOE. AOE refers to angle of engagement, or how well the the pick-up teeth between the sector gear and piston mesh. In high stress set-ups poor AOE can result in broken piston or gear teeth. Enter Lee’s Precision AOE Piston Head that […]

A Little Word on G&G Gearbox Locator Screws

So I am currently working on a G&G GS550 for a friend. It is a really well made replica of the Sig Sauer SG550 which features a standard version 3 gearbox shell. One interesting engineering design characteristic of G&G airsoft guns is the implementation of locator studs. These studs position the gearbox firmly in place […]