The charm and thrill of airsoft are getting on everyone with every passing day. Has it got on you yet? Well, I don’t know about you but it sure has got me! I am a huge airsoft fan or I should say a fanatic. I love playing airsoft because I love airsoft guns. They are the closest options to real guns and if it is your heart’s deepest desire to get hands-on experience with guns that your parents won’t allow because of the dangers and laws surrounding the real guns, then airsoft guns are your best option. They might not shoot real bullets but look exactly like real guns. After all, isn’t it a good thing? You get to have the experience of a real gun but just with safety and without the risk of hurting yourself or those around you? There are three different types of airsoft guns among which electric powered airsoft guns are the most commonly used and very realistic looking as well because they operate via batteries.
Then, we also have gas powered airsoft guns and spring powered ones as well. And when it comes to airsoft, it is simply an epic game and I am totally in love with it. It is not just one game but comprises of a number of different games and tactical scenarios. In one game, you will be a soldier and will be out on a battlefield, and in the other game, the scenario will be totally opposite and you will be Tom Cruise straight into a mission impossible series with a pair of airsoft guns in your hands. I have short-listed some superb airsoft guns under $50 for you which are one of the best available in stores nowadays and will provide you an amazing and mind-blowing airsoft experience.
Reviews of Best Airsoft Guns
1- Sig Sauer P226 X-5 Metal Airsoft Gun
The Sig Sauer P226 X-5 is a highly effective and very realistic gun. With its full metal construction and blow-back feature, it performs exactly like a real gun. It has a factory tuned single-action trigger which makes this airsoft gun highly effective. The Sig Sauer X-5 performs awesomely and is ready to get into action as soon as you get it out of the box. It is an officially licensed product and comes with an ambidextrous thumb safety, blow-back feature, and beavertail which make it a highly performing gun. It also has a built-in rail for accessories and makes use of a gas mechanism to operate. This means that the Sig Sauer P226 X-5 airsoft guns are gas powered airsoft guns and make use of gas tanks and in this case CO2 to provide momentum to the BB and push it through the barrel.
The blowback feature of this gun gives it a very realistic touch and the gun undergoes a strong recoil. The FPS of these airsoft guns is also amazing as the X-fives shoot at a projectile velocity of 388 FPS by making use of 0.20g BBs. This gas powered airsoft gun also features a drop-free magazine and faux-wood grips which contrast very well with the overall grey color of the gun. This gun is so well constructed that if it weren’t for its orange tip, it would have been really hard to detect that it is not a real gun. Moreover, the ergonomic grip of the handle makes it very convenient for the user to hold the gun and aim on the target properly. The 24 round magazine, the lasers, and lights which can be attached on the built-in rail makes this gun a very high-performing one. These airsoft guns are very durable and are available at very reasonable rates in stores.
- Built-in rail where accessories can be attached
- Full metal construction
- Blowback with a strong recoil
- Sig Sauer officially licensed gun
- 388 FPS with 0.20g BBs
- 1.4 Joules
- CO2 12g Singlet Powered
- Drop-Free Magazine
- 2.68 Lbs
- Metal Construction
- Faux-wood grips
2- P819 1911 Metal Spring Airsoft Pistol
The P819 1911 CYMA Government pistol is a type of spring powered airsoft guns and works via a spring mechanism. It has full metal construction which makes this gun very strong and durable as well. It features an overall length of eight point five inches and shoots the BB one at a time when you cock the gun by racking the slide. These spring powered airsoft guns are available in stores at very affordable rates because they make use of spring mechanism to operate which is reliable but does not look realistic as you have to cock the gun every time you want to shoot from it. The mechanism of this gun may not look realistic but its construction is of pure metal and looks very genuine.
It also has some features of a real gun i.e. slide cocking serrations, magazine release and sights that look absolutely real. The grip of this gun is also textured and looks very fine and provides a nice hold of the handle as well. The P819 1911 Metal spring airsoft gun also has a hammer and grip safety detail. This one has a decent enough FPS of 250 and makes use of 0.12 BBs. Moreover, its net weight is 1.05 lbs and it makes use of a 12 rd magazine. These airsoft guns also come with some BBs however, they are just fine and not of excellent quality.
- A total length of 8.5 inches
- 250 FPS w/ 0.12g BBs
- A net gun weight of 1.05 lbs
- Includes grip safety detail and articulated hammer
- 12 rd magazine
- Package Includes: One Gun, One Magazine, some low-quality BBs
3- G12 Regulator Spring Powered Airsoft Gun
The G12 Regulator spring powered airsoft gun has a decent working mechanism and construction. It falls under the category of spring powered airsoft guns which means that this gun operates via a spring mechanism. It is a very powerful gun and has a good enough length as well which makes it highly desirable. It has a very comfortable handle of brown color that looks very good with the black color of the other parts of the gun. This gun does not feature a full metallic construction but rather features a combination of both metal and plastic construction. The best thing about this gun is that it is light in weight which means that you can carry it around with you easily and conveniently and this gun would not prove to be such a hassle like other metal airsoft guns when you are about to carry it. Also, this nine point five inches long gun is very durable and makes use of two magazines having a capacity of 10 rds each, it shoots BBs one at a time or should we say with a single shot. The projectile velocity of this airsoft gun is a good 215 FPS and this gun is available in stores at very affordable rates.
- Spring airsoft gun
- Plastic and Metal Construction
- 2 Magazines
- Small Size
- 215 FPS
- G12 Regulator Airsoft Gun 6mm pistol
- One Magazine having a capacity of 10RDs
- One Single Shot Magazine
- Twenty-five Sample BBs
- FPS of 215
- 0.12g BBs
- Magazine Capacity of 10 RDs
- The total size of 9.5 Inches
4- ZM26 1911 Metal Spring Airsoft Gun
The ZM26 1911 comes with a metal body but is a spring powered airsoft gun. This airsoft gun is very durable and has an FPS of 245. Moreover, it has an actual hammer on its rear side which means that the hammer is fully-functional and is not just there for decoration purposes. It actually works! This airsoft gun has a total length of about seven point five inches and is easy to carry because of the compact size and manageable weight. Moreover, the full metal construction makes the gun very powerful and durable as well. Moreover, if you take a deeper look at its working mechanism, then you would get to know that as it is a spring powered airsoft guns and spring powered airsoft gun are relatively easy to maintain and very simple to use as well, therefore, the ZM26 will not give you many complications as well. You will have to load the gun by sliding back so you can fire BBs at the target. Also, these particular airsoft guns have drop-free magazines that can hold up to 10 BBs at a time. This airsoft gun includes a bag of 0.12 g BBs as well to get you started. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a ZM26 spring powered metallic airsoft gun today!
- Spring Powered Airsoft Gun
- Features full Metal Construction
- Drop Free Magazine
- ZM26 1911 FPS-245 Spring Powered Airsoft Gun
- Bag of practice BBs
- FPS of 245 w .12g BBs
- Magazine Capacity: 10
- Total Size of 7.5 Inches
5- Sig Sauer Full Auto Airsoft Rifle with a Pistol Kit
The Sig Sauer Airsoft rifle is a very superb piece and has a huge fan base. When we look at its quality and price, we are amazed to know that the features are too many and quality is excellent and the price is very reasonable and I should say cheap if we compare it to the quality of this rifle. Furthermore, it is a combo pack which means that this rifle comes with a pistol as well. The most important thing to know is that the airsoft rifle in the combo pack operates via batteries. Yes, you are thinking right! The airsoft rifle is electric powered, therefore you should always make sure that its batteries are charged otherwise it won’t work. Moreover, if you are an airsoft player then it is a better practice to carry extra batteries for your airsoft guns. Sounds good. Right? Both, the rifle and the pistol, in this case, make use of 6MM BBs. The rifle also has a rail on it where you can attach accessories like lights, LEDs, and lasers helping you out further in aiming and shooting your target.
There are fixed sights on the gun as well that help in accurate and precise aiming on the target. Want to know about the best feature of the Sig Sauer Rifle? It comes in both fully automatic mode. One moment you are firing in semi-automatic mode and the next moment, just with the flip of a switch, you are on fully automatic mode and shooting your heart out. The pistol that comes in this combo pack does not work with batteries rather it is a spring powered pistol and only performs single shots. The rifle also has smooth bore barrels and adjustable sights which helps you greatly out in the field. However, the pistol only has fixed sights. The projectile velocity of the airsoft rifle is simply awesome as it shoots with an FPS of 328. However, the pistol only shoots with an FPS of 250 which is decent enough. The adjustable stock and other realistic features of the rifle makes it a great choice for all airsoft lovers, beginners, and experts, alike. Moreover, this combo pack comes with a pack of five thousand 6MM BBs, a battery, a charger, user manual, and a vertical grip and has a great value for money.
- Compatible with airsoft BBs of 6MM.
- This rifle comes with semiautomatic and full firing modes
- A capacity of 300-BB in both modes.
- The pistol has spring-action firing mode (single shot) with a 12-BB capacity
- Smooth bore barrels
- The rifle has adjustable sights
- The pistol has fixed sights
- The rifle can shoot up to 328 FPS (feet per second)
- The pistol can shoot up to 250 FPS (feet per second)
- Adjustable stock
- Rifle with a rail on it for accessories
- Length of the rifle: 34.5 inches, length of the pistol: 7.5 inches
- Airsoft pistol
- Battery and charger
- Airsoft rifle
- Vertical Grip
- User manual
- 5,000 sample BBs of 6mm
- Adjustable sights for rifle
- Fixed sights for the pistol
The above-mentioned airsoft guns are one of the best and are quite popular among all airsoft lovers. They are easy to buy as well and some of these airsoft guns are the closest you can have to real guns, therefore, providing you a realistic shooting experience.