New Product Spotlight – Revision Extreme Weather Goggles

Everyone is familiar with Revision Military. The Vermont-based, U.S. made brand is known for its high quality ANSI Z.87.1 Rated Optical Protection devices; otherwise known as goggles, sunglasses, and more recently their BATLSKIN project. Revision’s reputation as such a high-quality domestic brand would later carry on Revision’s Desert Locust Goggles to be the choice for the U.S. Army’s standard-issue eye protection, and to this day remains in the same position.

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Reputation aside, and all things taken into account (price, lenses, etc), I personally love Revision’s goggles. I’ve taken my goggles onto the range and onto the airsoft field for over 5 years now, with no plan to ever switch to another brand of eye protection. There is simply no other system I find as comfortable nor as well designed as Revision’s Desert Locust Goggles because of their fit, their protective ratings, and Revision’s dedication to QC and simply creating the best system out there to protect both users in the civilian market as well as on duty with LE/MIL.

Well, many people had heard that Revision Military would be bringing out a thermal lens in Q4 2014/Q1 2015, and I can proudly report that I, in fact, have a set of Revision’s Extreme Weather Goggles in my hands. While these goggles haven’t strayed from the crazy comfort that the Desert Locust Goggles nearly perfect, Revision has made some welcome changes to these new EW Goggles to ensure they will maintain visibility even in harsh conditions and disruptive environments.
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The most interesting feature added is definitely the thermal lens. Maintaining ballistic protection properties while finding a system to prevent fogging in weather like blizzards and tropics is by no means an easy task, but Revision has done so by using a very thin sheet of polycarbonate along with a rubber seal, much like we have seen in most paintball masks that have done the same. This thermal lens addition also still maintains an extremely low profile, rising only about 1mm above the normal lens surface. Second, a felt-lined foam layer has been added to the already godly-comfortable rubber seal, creating a more insulated space when the goggles seal with your face. I can also see this being a huge improvement in climates at which things like sweat and water will make goggles stick to your face without a fabric seal… OUCH.

All in all, these improvements are great for extreme weather, and guys playing out in the Midwest and North-East U.S. will likely find these features an absolute must. For California and desert  climate players, night games just got easier; I cannot tell you how many times my goggles have gone foggy on me on a sub-40 degree night out at Code Red or in Victorville for Op: Lion Claws Night Ops.

– J

GI Tactical’s TEXAS WEEKEND!

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Our new Texas location is having it’s grand opening this weekend on January 10, 2015 but we aren’t just gonna have a really fun Saturday, we are making a FULL WEEKEND out of it, and we’d like you to join us!!!

Everyone here at Airsoft GI is incredibly proud that we have become America’s first nation-wide Airsoft chain store and if there is one thing we want to do it’s to share all of fun and joy of playing airsoft with you, our fans and customers.

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Friday we will be having a meet and great from 7pm-9pm at On the Border | Mexican Cantina & Grill, located at 1505 N. Central Expy. Plano, TX 75075. So join us for a free dinner and a chance to talk shop with Bob, Bill, and Daniel! If you know you want to go, you can RSVP for our meet and greet right HERE: https://www.facebook.com/events/771408119596748

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On Saturday, we’re having the Grand Opening of our Texas store and it is going to be AWESOME! Our new store is located at 4720 Highway 121 suite #160 Plano, TX 75024 and is currently open Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-8pm. We’re going to have a number of vendors and local fields in attendance including D14 Airsoft, Elite Force, and Jag Precision. In addition, the first 100 customers in line will receive a swag bag of goodies and EVERYBODY who shows up will receive a free raffle ticket which is going to be full of a lot of amazing products! Furthermore, our store will have a 25% off discount (exclusions apply) and for every $100 you spend, you will get an additional raffle ticket!

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Finally, on Sunday January 11th, Bob, Daniel, & Bill will be heading out to D14 airsoft for fun day of walk-on gameplay. They will have their camera equipment there, so if you’ve ever wanted to be on GITV you will want to be at the Grand Opening and the Sunday Funday at D14 airsoft! We will also be bringing out quite a bit of swag to pass out at D14 and we will even have an end of the day raffle!

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We really hope to see you our there for our Texas weekend because not only are we gonna have a lot of fun, we don’t want you to miss out on this awesomeness either!!!

Airsoft GI Promo for the Week of October 14th 2014 SHOTS FIRED!

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IN-STORE ONLY (CA and VA)

Dates: Monday, Oct. 13th to Monday, Oct. 20th

26% Off In-Store Merchandise ALL WEEK
22% off Selected MAP Items (Exclusions apply, ie Umarex, Elite Force, PTS)
105% Price Match Guaranteed within 50 miles of store location. (Must show proof of current advertisement)

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Coming up on October 25th at Gamepod Combat Zone

This is a one-of-a-kind event held at Gamepod Combat Zone on October 25th, get your tickets now because you will regret not going to this game!

Zombie Game Tickets: http://www.airsoftgi.com/product_info.php?products_id=17860

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Coming up on November 8th at Fort Ord in Marina, CA

The Fort Ord Firefight is a scenario themed game that will be held at the Fort Ord in Marina, CA. Fort Ord is an old Army base and the location is one of the best on the west coast for airsoft and we are excited to say that we are also bringing out a drone to record battle footage, care of Recoil Dynamix. So, if you want to play at the world class facility, have a chance to win great products from Jag Precision, or come out to try and get on GITV, this is your event!

Sign up now before it’s sold out!

Event tickets: http://www.airsoftgi.com/product_info.php?products_id=17902

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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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New Airsoft GI Promos – Week of August 26, 2014

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Labor Day Weekend MAP DROP – Check out the graphic above for all the info regarding MAP Pricing drop over the Labor Day Weekend!

Details:

Umarex – 20% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
Echo 1 – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
SOCOM Gear – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
Modify – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
E&L – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
Select VFC – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
G&G – 15% off from Aug 29th – Sept 1st
Condor – 15% off from Aug 25th – Sept 1st
Select Dye – 20% off Aug 28th – Sept 1st

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Coupon Code “Headshot” for 20% off select items until 11:59pm PST 8/26/14 which means it ends TODAY so get on it!

This code is valid on www.airsoftgi.com for West Coast shipping and www.gitactical.com for East Coast shipping.

Dead Rag Promo – For every $75 you spend on either AirsoftGI.com or GITactical.com you will get a free Dead Rag with your order!

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We have a few Mystery Boxes Currently Available:

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And! A new Power Up Patch Package III feat. $250 Airsoft GI Gift Card going live Wednesday, Aug 27th, at 5:00pm PST!

http://www.airsoftgi.com/product_info.php?cPath=743_445&products_id=17708

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Burst Wizard’s available for 50% off when purchased with select AEG’s!

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Bob “The Axe Man’s” Rebel Training Camp | East Coast tickets just went LIVE

If you’re new to Airsoft and want to learn more, or, if you just want to play BBwarz with Bob “The Axe Man” Hildebrand then this is the East Coast event for you!

You can find the tickets here:

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