Airsoft Expert: Mike Walne

Why do you love airsoft?

I love airsoft for the realism, team play, and the customization.

What are your favourite airsoft pistols and why?

The Taurus PT99 is my favourite airsoft pistol. It is full metal blowback CO2 powered, with full and semi automatic firing modes.

What’s your favourite AEG and why?

The AK47 AIMS by Cybergun. It has a full metal construction with wood grips, electric blowback, and is very accurate.

What airsoft guns do you own? Why did you purchase these guns? What do you like about them?

I own the AK47 Tactical and the AK47 AIMS. I like the style of the AK47 along with the other variants. They are accurate and give me exactly what I’m looking for in an airsoft gun.

Do you have a favourite sniper rifle? What are your thoughts on sniper rifles?

My favourite sniper rifle is the Matrix SVD II Dragunov because as a sniper you can spot the enemy positions.

What are your favourite airsoft games and why?

Capture the flag. It’s a great objective based game.

Which is your favourite the M4/M16 or AK-47 and why do you think that its better?

My favourite is the AK 47. They are comfortable to shoot.

What type of camouflage do you wear?

I wear woodland camouflage.

How did you first learn about airsoft?

From going into many different airsoft stores, and Google.

What size airsoft speed-loader do you use?

A speed-loader with 150 capacity.

What’s your tactical turn offs?

Having too many attachments on my weapon.

What’s your tactical turn ons?

Having minimal attachments on my weapon.

What brands of airsoft gear are you most familiar with?

Mostly Cybergun, King Arms, and G&G.

Which type of gun are you most familiar with? (M4, AK…)

The AK 47.

What are your preferred game-modes/playing styles?

I prefer capture the flag for it’s fast objective based game-play.

Would lightweight 0.12 gram airsoft BBs work well in mines?

It really depends on the mine.  0.12 gram BBs would be okay on any mine with a catapult style launcher or mines with a large BB projection area.

Would you recommend 0.12 gram airsoft BBs in airsoft grenades?

No, they are too light and are poorly made and polished.  This will cause jamming and the grenade will not deploy as effectively. 0.20 gram BBs will work much better.

Anything else you would like to add?

 Negative.

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