Great TM Recoil Shock article from my new favourite airsoft blog, Pew Pew Pew.

Manx Airsoft Blog


So first things first, the rifle seen here isn’t how the rifle comes out of the box. It comes out looking like a plain Jane 14.5 inch barrel M4 with the regular round style foregrip, the traditional M4 sliding stock and a detachable carry handle. As the rifle stayed in its out of the box configuration for all of about 5 minutes, I don’t have any pictures of it in that state but I’m pretty sure most people know what a standard M4 looks like. Internally however this rifle is 100% stock and that’s really the part that matters.

What’s the difference between a ‘normal’ AEG and a ‘Next Generation’ AEG

In essence TM (and Bolt/KWA in different ways) have added a chunky weight and spring into the buffer tube of the rifle which, as the rifle fires, also move back and forth in an attempt to create recoil. Those…

View original post 1,595 more words