With all the recent hoopla about The Second Amendment, I’d like to remind folks out there that there are other purposes to guns besides killing. The right to bear arms is a very important part of our Bill of Rights. They’re also a big part of the Olympics and a way of life for many all around the world. There are crazy people out there, but there isn’t a single crazy gun in existence. With that said, there are many people out there that are responsible owners and can be trusted wielding one, not just policemen/policewomen or soldiers. What you see here though are just replicas. These are my airsoft weapons.
Once in a while, I like to spend some outdoor time with my buddies and shoot each other without causing any injury –we always wear full protection. This is much safer than paintball in some ways. In fact, you’d be very unlucky if you went home with a scratch. I used to play paintball (woods and arena/speedball) and welts were a normal thing. (For those curious, I’ve owned many, many, many markers. The last were PM/DMs and then eventually just EGOs. Our team only played with EGOs.)
What you see here from left to right is the Systema CQBR, KJW M9 Beretta, KWA SR-10, KWA USP Compact, and JG Bar-10.
If you’d like to get some stress out of your system and get some exercise in at the same time, airsoft is one of the best sports to do. Not only is it challenging, the teamwork, communication, and trust teaches discipline. The military simulations are also a lot of fun. If you think it’s easy and offers no adrenaline rush, give it a try. Running in the woods, uphill, downhill, leaping over streams, finding cover, fulfilling missions or objectives, among other things will surely get your heart pumping.
And remember, the number one rule when wielding any kind of weapon is to respect the power. Whether it’s a knife or a rifle, respect it, so that you’d never find yourself foolishly pointing it at anyone.