Thumpy will be going to SHOT Show 2012 in LAS VEGAS, Baby, and our 2nd trip covering Airsoft, Tactical Gear and Guns, and the MilSim business world with the 3D HOUSE OF AIRSOFT will be Bad to the Bone!
Final confirmations were not received until Tuesday from the NSSA for our Media Pass, and as Thumpy is one to let his WORK speak for him, we intentionally held off on the news until we were certain we had a bang-up, world-class INNOVATIVE program to bring to you from this year’s SHOT Show.
AND, We do!
Thursday: A list of the amazing lineup of Airsoft, Real-Gun and Gear we’ve been invited to see, from all the INNOVATORS on the SHOT Show floor…PLUS, a ton of Airsoft and MilSim Celebrities will be on hand, at special events and taking in all VEGAS has to offer!
Friday: A look back at LAST year’s SHOT Show..for you guys who don’t know what its all about…lots of videos from 2011 in VEGAS!
Weekend Coverage: The Trip Out West and setting up shop for the week
And then MONDAY-FRIDAY and BEYOND….the Inside SCOOP on everything you guys want to see, touch, smell and LOVE from the SHOT Show, as only THUMPY can tell the story!
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Visits to Popular Airsoft usually slows down during the Holy Week period with most of our readers taking their Easter Break. Those in the Northern Hemisphere are escaping from the cold weather whilst those in warmer climates, espcially those in the tropics, are looking for a respite from the hot tropical sun which usually means hitting the beaches.
Another "The Best" article which some of you might be already tired of. But then this one we cannot resist to provide you the link as it's about what every airsoft player should have --- an action camera. Hi-Consumption gives us a list of what they consider to be the seven best action cameras available. But going over the list, describing it t […]
The wait is over and it's not a trickle of products, it's a deluge of products from DeepFire for their Samson Evolution Serie. We know of around 6, but the real line-up is comprised of 18 rifles, half of which have the Deepfire HOP-UP System Version plus Full Titanium Standard Torque Gear Set Gearbox and 100% Stainless Steel 6.02mm Inner Barrel. Th […]
Well, for those that hate seeing airsoft continue back into the 80', look away as this is still an externally powered gas mechbox replacement. but, it looks like they are dropping the electronics for a fully mechanical build. looking through the comments(youtube & facebook), it appears that its still got FPS and ROF adjustability, just no electron […]
APS CAM870 Released for distribution. the gun fairy has been seen running around making deliveries today and this model should be apearing on popular websites shortly. Seems a solid build and i was greatly surprise to see it come with a shell catcher. Although sadly it only comes with 2 shells... so I guess I may have to wait for a spare shell pack or 2 be […]
Well, to be honest, I thought this one was a dead project, fortunatly, I was wrong. I would personally reduce the FPS below 300 for my CQB fields and hope I can easily put a lipo in the handguard instead of a grip, but we will know it soon enough http://www.popularairsoft.com/news/airsoftology-echo1-gat-prototype-review
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A suspect armed with an Airsoft BB gun bandit was caught robbing people at a Portland park. And police said he’s only 13-years-old.The dad of one of the victims came to the rescue, and said his son made all the right moves.“I don’t understand why kids are doing this,” he told KOIN 6 News. “I’m from a small town. Kids don’t need to car […]
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- A toy airsoft gun became just what a family needed to protect themselves from a would-be robber.Monday night, Roland Stuart broke into a family's home and approached Jane Rainboth's room as she was sleeping. She then reached for the 9mm handgun that was placed by her bedside.When the intruder caught sight of the thre […]
An attempted robbery by two teens Saturday night in Fort Wayne, Indiana, left one teen dead, another in jail and both empty-handed. Their would-be victim was armed with a .40-caliber pistol and when his safety was threatened, he opened fire, shooting and killing one, while the other ran off, the Journal Gazette reports.It was right at 11 o’clock Saturday nig […]