Sometimes, with airsoft guns, you’re only as good as your sidearm. The moment when your main weapon runs out of ammo is make or break, and knowing you’ve got a reliable airsoft pistol in your belt can give you the support you need to get the win. Take a look at these solid models for the New Year and see if you can bring your game to the next level.
SIG SAUER has been producing firearms since the mid-1800s, and now they’re bringing that authenticity to the airsoft game. This full-metal and polymer M17 replica is durable, can be fully field stripped and features realistic blowback action, just like the real deal. The adjustable hop-up accommodates various BB weights and ranges, giving you the most accurate shot every time. This airsoft gun comes with front and rear iron sights and a 20mm picatinny rail to add your own optical accessories like flashlights and laser sights. Altogether, that makes this M17 a reliable side-arm in any battle.
This model uses Green Gas, but there’s also a Co2 model.
ASG has delivered a premium follow-up to their well-loved CZ Shadow. This upgrade is made of a full metal slide, frame, and barrel with a durable polymer grip, ergonomically designed for comfort and stability. No springs here: this semi-automatic Co2 powered pistol fires as fast as you can pull the trigger. At 330 FPS, the CZ Shadow 2 is a powerful side-arm, packing enough punch for long-range firing as well as close-quarters battles. A solid replica for airsoft veterans and freshmen alike.
Glock is the leading manufacturer of firearms worldwide, and looking at their simple, reliable, lightweight construction its not hard to see why. These airsoft Glock replicas are built up to par as their real steel counterparts, and are perfect for those looking for a powerful sidearm on a budget. This Generation 3 Glock feels just like the real deal, with its ergonomic grip, full metal slide and realistic gas blowback. The special extended magazine makes sure you have the upper hand on your opponents, and the barrell rail means you can customize your experience with accessories that fit your style of play. Overall, this is a great versatile airsoft pistol that you can rely on.
Another UMAREX airsoft Glock model? Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves, they’re just great guns. Like the G18, this G19X is just like its real-world counterparts, popular with security and law enforcement the world over. This model is just as powerful and reliable while managing to be a bit more affordable. Plus, the tan design brings a little flair to your game.
Finally, the G&G GTP9 is the obvious choice for a reliable sidearm at an unbeatable price. G&G didn’t skimp on quality: the GTP9 is fully metal, features realistic gas blowback and semi-automatic action. Take a look under the hood and you’ll find high-grade internals including a revolutionary whirl cylinder valve for optimal reliability and performance. At 27 rounds, it packs a couple more punches than most airsoft pistols, and with 350 FPS you’ll definitely hit your targets, both in close-quarters and long-range. It even comes with a carrying case!
With any of these pistols at your side, you’ll be prepared to face off any airsoft battle. Let us know what you think!
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