How ASGI Marq got into Tech work

Originally written by ASGI Marq

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It’s one thing to know how to install aftermarket parts. It’s another to know how they all work together. Originally, when I began playing airsoft, like most people, would go to their nearest sporting good store to purchase their airsoft gun. Little did I know that Airsoft GI was close to home. The first airsoft gun that I purchased was a JG M4A1. I have to say I was a bit surprised that the gun had a velocity of over 380 feet per second. Sure enough Airsoft Playground in El Monte had a 350 fps limit so I had to do something to drop the feet per second. Then and there I always wondered how to customize my own airsoft gun. Not just simply decreasing the muzzle velocity but by increasing rate of fire and reliability.

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There were many tutorials online but where I learned and understood most is from the people I knew that already had the tech mindset. I was given tips and pointers of some basics when it came to disassembling the gun then I adapted and learned more on my own, mainly through trial and error. Some days it was very tedious, but as time went by I learned a few tips and tricks when it came to replacing other internal components. I once thought that I knew it all, however, ever since I started working at Airsoft GI, I have gained so much more knowledge from our world class tech department.

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Back in Black | ASGI Bill’s Rig

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Originally written by ASGI Bill

Recently I was in the market for a new plate carrier as my trusty Condor Quick Release Plate Carrier was slowly wearing out from 4 years of hard abuse. After talking to Bob about his setup (as well as trying on his plate carrier) I chose the Specter MPC plate carrier in black as I have always like black gear. I understand that is may not be as hip or cool as the newest camo (cough* multicam, cough*) or anything in tan, but I has always given me the PMC/Mercenary look I try to go for. Let me tell you, this plate carrier is well worth the price, and I plan to always buy American made plate carriers from now on, as it is built like a Mack truck and can take a beating.

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If you have ever seen my loadout, I carry a lot of stuff, and I mean A LOT. On the front of my plate carrier I have 3 Tactical Tailor pouches, each holding two magazines a piece, and next to those, I have two High Speed Gear TACO pouches with pistol TACO’s attached. These are my “I need to reload 5 seconds ago” pouches. On my chest I have a Condor admin pouch where I proudly wear my Defenders of Liberty patch and Team Airsoft GI Patch. Besides patches, that is where I put my wallet, keys, and any random little items.

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Gear Tip: Condor EMT Glove Pouch for Red / Dead Rags

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The Condor EMT Glove Pouch is intended to function like a box of Kleenex but better and for disposable Nitrile gloves. Essentially you would reach in between the elastic flaps that retain the gloves and the gloves unfurl as they come out. We apply that same principle to your red rag. If you are like me then you have experienced those times when you get hit but you continue to be lit up and you realize the hail of BBs will not cease until you deploy your red rag. You grope around frantically for your red rag in your innumerable pockets and pouches; eventually you find it wherever you crammed it the last time you were at regen, only to repeat the process the next time around. The Condor EMT Glove Pouch not only gives you a dedicated spot to carry your red rag, it gives you a quick and easy means to deploy it. It can be mounted to your vest or belt via the included MOLLE straps.

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Airsoft GI DIY – Installing the Madbull PWS SCAR Rail Extension

We received a lot of requests from customers on how to do some minor modifications / Upgrades to their airsoft guns. In the Airsoft GI DIY series of articles, I have Marq install minor modifications to standard airsoft guns that most airsofters can handle. These are very basic operations, and do not need to open up the gear box. Although these modifications are considered to be simple, if you do not feel comfortable, always seek technical help from our Tech Department.

 

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Airsoft GI DIY – Installing a New Hop Up Unit (M4 / M16 one piece hop up)

We received a lot of requests from customers on how to do some minor modifications / Upgrades to their airsoft guns. In the Airsoft GI DIY series of articles, I have Marq install minor modifications to standard airsoft guns that most airsofters can handle. These are very basic operations, and do not need to open up the gear box. Although these modifications are considered to be simple, if you do not feel comfortable, always seek technical help from our Tech Department.

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