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Airsoft Guide

  1. A Guide to Choosing Your First Airsoft Gun

    A Guide to Choosing Your First Airsoft Gun
    Advanced airsoft players will no doubt remember buying their first airsoft gun. It’s a big moment, and if you’re unsure of what you are looking for, it can be a complex one too! As one of the top sellers of airsoft guns in the UK, here at Surplus Store we are often asked similar questions from first-time buyers! With many...
  2. Does Airsoft Hurt? How to Reduce BB Pain and Impact

    Does Airsoft Hurt? How to Reduce BB Pain and Impact
    Like with any game that features some kind of weapon, many worry that playing airsoft can be painful. How painful is airsoft in reality, and how can you reduce pain and impact from BBs?
  3. Our How-To Guide for Becoming an Airsoft Grenadier

    Airsoft Grenadier You’ve no doubt been at an airsoft event, thinking things are going pretty well when all of a sudden you hear an almighty “whoosh” followed by a shower of BBs – and before you know it, you’re making the long walk to the safe zone. We are, of course, talking about the airsoft grenadier, which is a role we will be taking a look at in some more detail here. Continue reading →
  4. The Best Airsoft Sites in Yorkshire

    Best airsoft sites in Yorkshire Airsoft is becoming a popular sport or hobby for people of all ages, and because of this, there are loads of incredible airsoft sites popping up all around the country. If you are just starting out in the world of airsoft, it can often be hard to find somewhere that you can get to grips with your gun and other kit while honing your skills on the field. The majority of airsoft sites are really welcoming to beginners, as the people who run the site will be experts and are always on hand to offer advice. Continue reading →
  5. Our Thoughts on Buying and Selling Second-Hand Airsoft Guns

    Second hand airsoft banner With the community of airsoft players in the UK continuing to grow, this naturally means that the number of people willing to pick up a second-hand gun is also increasing. Whether it is through a dedicated selling website such as secondhandairsoft.co.uk or prefired.com or from someone at their local site, there is definitely a market for used rifles and pistols. Continue reading →
  6. Riot Shields in Airsoft: Overpowered or Under-utilised?

    Riot Shields in Airsoft In a sport that is built on respect, fair play and keeping within the ‘spirit’ of the game, riot shields are something of a dividing topic. Many of us will have at some point considered whether using a shield would be productive for us and our teammates and whether it would be something we actually want to use. Continue reading →
  7. The Best Airsoft Sites In and Around London

    Best airsoft sites in and around London Airsoft is a much-loved hobby for people of all ages and backgrounds, and there are sites up and down the country where people can enjoy a good skirmish with other airsoft players. We have covered sites in Bristol, Wales and the Midlands, amongst others, but in this post we are looking towards the capital. Continue reading →
  8. What You Need for an Airsoft Snow Loadout

    Team of airsofters in the snow Image Source: NickGourlie With winter in full swing, the UK is particularly susceptible to the occasional snowfall, especially in the north of the country. Although this can be off-putting for some players, others see it as a new challenge. Snow can change an airsoft site entirely, both from a gameplay point of view and a health and safety aspect. With this in mind, it’s important to consider the changes to make to your loadout to make it appropriate for winter and its weather. Continue reading →
  9. Should We Stop Publicising Cheating in Airsoft?

    Man with airsoft gun Unfortunately, like many other sports, cheating occurs in airsoft. As much as it pains us to admit, players, both new and experienced, bend, ignore, and break the rules of gameplay for their or their team’s benefit. Thankfully, and we’d like to make this clear, it is a meagre amount of people that commit these crimes, and the sport is certainly not ‘rife’ with cheating. That being said, it is a frequently talked about topic of conversation within the community. Rather than shying away from this topic, we’d like to open up the conversation and present our own opinion. Continue reading →
  10. Best North England Sites for Indoor Airsoft UK

    man with airsoft gun indoors During the colder months, many of us pack up our outside gear and head indoors to one of the many indoor airsoft sites around the UK. Although we are fortunate enough to have some crisp and clear days in winter, they are often few and far between, so indoor sites can offer a great alternative, whatever the weather. No matter where you are in the UK, you’ll likely not be far from your closest indoor airsoft location, with many venues available up and down the country. Most will be located closeby to larger cities, but not always. Check online and with local airsoft forums as some of our favourite sites were shared with us by word of mouth; the old fashioned way! Continue reading →

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