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It’s always nice to receive blaster porn in one’s inbox – particularly when it’s accompanied by some great written content. I’m really pleased to see DutyOne’s finished carbine. I think it looks awesome and I’m both humbled and surprised that the blog has played a role in shaping it.

Ever since I started airsoft, I’ve gotten more and more influenced by the whole mil way of doing things. But, I didn’t want to go completely standard. This guided my preferences when I started shaping and planning my PTW.

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I started reading The Reptile House Blog at about the same time I was scoping for influence and inspiration. It was here I saw the light – in the form of the MilCiv style blasters.

As a result of this, I’ve spent much time and way too much money (not unlike my fellow PTW-afficionados/team members in Team Fenris). But I’m very happy with the finished product!

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Regarding the paint job, I’ve endeavoured to replicate the sort of pattern which TRH has applied to his own MilCiv blaster, using a large net. I tried it first on my G&P M4, to see how it worked. I’ve mixed up the colour-palette, though, making it slightly greener; to fit the deep green Norwegian foliage.

On the wish-/things-to-come-list:
-RS Aimpoint T-1

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Parts List:

– Systema PTW Max ’12
– Orga Inner barrel & hop
– Geissele SMR Mk.II 13,5″
– Prime CNC M4 Upper *
– Prime CNC M4 Lower *
– Dytac Alu Outer Barrel 14,5″ *
– Dytac BCM Charging Handle *
– Hogue
– UiD-tags *
– Magpul PMAG M3 with Ranger Plates x7
– Magpul CTR
– Magpul RVG
– Magpul Enhanced trigger guard
– Magpul ASAP
– PTS AAC with Mini4 can *
– Aimpoint T-1 *
– Inforce WML
– G&P DBAL *
– Troy BUIS
– VTAC 2-Point Padded in CB


Thanks very much to DutyOne for the kind words, and the awesome pics and write-up!