How Many Types of Airsoft Guns? Buy the Best Type of Airsoft Gun

There are many types of Airsoft guns. If you don’t know about the qualities of these replica unusual firearms, don’t worry!! Just stay with me to know about these guns and their types. Airsoft guns are replica guns available in the market for everyone. There are different types of airsoft guns available in the market according to your budget.

There are a lot of gun manufacturers, thousands of guns, and their different qualities and kinds in the market that can disturb your mind. But I recommend you to use Airsoft guns that are best among others because of their enhancing features and increasing demand in the market.

These guns come both in metal or plastic materials. Metal made guns although they are perfect, they have too much weighed on the other hand ABS plastic made guns are very reliable and have less weight. This fantastic gun is ideal for the kids who have aged 15 years or up. It is the perfect designed gun for fighting; it is intended for the fighter to save the day.

No doubt, metal is perfect for the internal gun mechanism and its long-lasting barrel, but it is not appropriate for the gun’s body because of its heavyweight. So, I recommend you to purchase only those gun that are made up of durable plastic. Plastic made weapons remain stable and easy to access for the players and beginners.

Before going to discuss different types of airsoft guns, I want to clear one thing that I will talk about the replica airsoft gun, not the original guns feature.


  • Pistol man
  • Gunman
  • Rife
  • Gear system
  • Railing system

But it depends on your skills and how much you can utilize your skills to play with all these accessories.

How to Check Performance of the Guns?

The performance of the guns depends on the FPS (feet per second) policy. The faster the weapon, the more you will be able to shoot your enemy. Besides this policy, these specially designed guns performance also depends on the distance, atmosphere, gun position, eyesight and many other factors.

There are mainly three types of guns available in the market.

  • Electric Airsoft guns
  • Gas Airsoft guns
  • Spring Airsoft guns

Types of Airsoft Guns

Several types of airsoft guns available here to discuss one by one. Every kind of airsoft gun has different techniques to use and manufacture. If you are looking for all details about all types of guns, let me discuss each and everything in details. Stay here!

Electric Airsoft Guns

These are another some of the types of airsoft guns. These guns have automatic rifles and have AEG batteries. AEG abbreviated as an automatic electric gun. The shooter can fire in completely automatic mode. AEG’s batteries are chargeable, and battery charger will be given to the customer along with it. It has an electric motor attached with the springer.

When this gun is in semi-auto mode, it’s operating procedure is quite different. Under the gun gear, there is a little piece which is called cutoff lever. You can attach this lever to the small spring to bring it in semi-auto mode. These types of guns are also known as AEG’s Guns. A chargeable shooter gun does need 4 AAA batteries which are not included. It takes 30 minutes for a full charge, once you charge it fully.


Several features of this fantastic will helpful for the shooter or the player to enjoy during playing time. Let me discuss some exciting features of this gun!

  • It is specially designed for beginners who don’t know how to operate with this gun because it has the full auto mode.
  • Electrical Airsoft guns can fire with a velocity of between 300 and 400 FPS with 0.20g BBS.
  • It can be used under any weather conditions.
  • Electric guns are more reliable and remain consistent.
  • It has enough power so that you can easily compete with it on the battle.
  • The electric motor has two modes semi-auto mode, and full auto mode for those who are experts and full auto mode is for the beginners who don’t know how to operate with this gun.
  • Beginners can efficiently operate with it and very user-friendly gun.
  • Its purchasing price is meager, and its magazines are very cheap.
  • The instruction book is also available with it for the beginners.
  • The kids who are ten years old will love to play with this super replica gun. This drone is chargeable that makes it last longer. Once you charge it fully, it can run for minutes. It takes 30 minutes for charging. The 4 AAA batteries are required which does not come within its box.
  • This gun is fully equipped with excellent gear system so that you can continuously shoot unless you pull the trigger to stop.

It comes with many features, but I have mentioned some exciting ones. Your child can enjoy other features as well at the time of playing with it.

Gas Airsoft Guns

These types of guns are filled with a mixture of green and CO2 gas. You will get green gas in the bottler and is filed in the right magazine and CO2 is in a smaller container. Both gases are long-lasting and have enough storage to compete on the battlefield quickly. These gasses filed guns work best above the 15-degree Temperature. The temperature significantly affects their performance. The green gas stores in the magazine come in liquid form, it should be converted into gas and this will possible only when there will be hot outside. When the temperature outside will be warm, its conversion will be more difficult.

When the auto mode is on, then the performance of the gum will also be affected because it consumes more power. There are many qualities of these guns available in the market, and you must check their performance before purchasing them.


  • It has a lovely sound and feels like a real gun.
  • Its semi-auto mode works best than the full auto mode.
  • It is profoundly affected by temperature and works best in hot weather.
  • It has a fantastic blowback feature.
  • Gas-powered guns require new O rings because this replica gun is costly and magazines leak out with time.
  • It is considered as the best gun for the experts’ shooters.
  • It is best for those players who are at the beginner level.
  • Also, it is straightforward to access and has a very simple, secure, and straight forward mechanism.
  • Moreover, it can also be attached to the airsoft game to add edge and craze of the kids.

Thing to Consider

It can be very dangerous for small kids because it is comprised of gases and can be dangerous for kid health.

Moreover, it is highly recommended to play with gas-filled airsoft shooter guns indoors only. As it presents with spare propellers, just in case there is an accident. Providing a wide range of frequency, you can control it generously.

Spring Airsoft Guns

These are the most commonly used guns for beginners. It is not automatic rifle and spring is available to push the BB out of the barrel. The shooter is needed to reset its BB after every shot. If these guns broke, they could not be repairable.


It has many amazing features, but I am going to discuss below its advances existing features.

  • It is best for beginners because its operating mechanism is manual and does not require any gas or electric power.
  • These spring powered guns are very low in prices, and its spare parts are readily available in the market.
  • Its powerful springs can shoot the opponents at the wonderful speed of 150 FPs to 800 FPS.
  • Because of its manual mechanism, most spring power guns are rifles. It is shooting shotgun and pistol.
  • This type of gun can compete with the automatic electrical rifles but not with the gas-powered arms.
  • It’s assembling parts are same as the electrical automatic guns.
  • Its upgrade procedure is costly and will demand hundreds of dollars.
  • These guns are made up of durable plastic and have very lightweight.
  • It is not going to be affected by external weather conditions.
  • There is no need for a battery to charge it.
  • It is effortless to access and has a straightforward, easy, and straight forward mechanism.
  • Has a meager purchasing price because of its manual operations.
  • It can also be attached to the airsoft game to add edge and craze of the kids.


  • Plastic made guns that can be easily breakable
  • Its performance is moderate.
  • Spare parts are not available in the market, so must use it with proper care.
  • It is not repairable and has an only manual mechanism
  • One thing you should keep in mind while shooting is your particular position. If your opponent is a very long distance than the rifleman is best for you and your target man is very close to you, then the rifle with the short barrel is best for you.
  • Magazine capacity also matters a lot. If you load more than its capability, then it will not work better. You must first decide the magazine loading capability; then the process will be easy.
  • If you are a snipper, then you should reduce your bullet capacity because it does not require rapid-fire.

Airsoft Guns Filled with High Pressure

These guns are prevalent; their shots are very reliable has different operations. It has an air tank that is externally attached to it filled with high pressure of air. This air tank is costly as compared to the Automatic Electronic gun and a spring Airsoft gun.

It has an electric motor attached with the air tank inside the airsoft gun and an engine that determines how much gas is required for a single shot. When this gun is in semi-auto mode, it’s operating procedure is quite different. Like Gas-filled Airsoft guns, it also has the feature of blowback rifle. In some cases, this fantastic gun can also be used to increase power of Gas Blow Back rifles and many others.

It some features resemble like gas-powered and electronic powered airsoft guns.


  • Its upgrade procedure is costly and will demand hundreds of dollars.
  • These guns are made up of durable plastic and have very lightweight.
  • It is not going to be affected by external weather conditions.
  • There is no need for a battery to charge it.
  • Moreover, it is straightforward to access and has a direct, smooth, and straight forward mechanism.
  • Also, it can be attached to the airsoft game to add edge and craze of the kids.
  • Additionally, it is considered as the best gun for the experts’ shooters.
  • It sounds different voices and has accuracy more than the Electrical Automatic Airsoft guns


  • you have to fill the flasks regularly, but if you have filled your bottle up to 2*0.8I you can play the whole day.
  • The flask is very heavy and dangerous don’t carry it on your back.
  • This specialized gun is more expensive without blowback rifle.
  • It cannot be repairable.
  • You have to go to filling stations and sometimes it will be difficult for you to refill it every day.

High Pressurized Airsoft guns also have more complexities, and after getting knowledge about its internal operation and mechanism, I will discuss it with you later.

The High Pressurized Gun is comprised of the following features that are given below:

  • A Flask
  • The controller
  • The line

Mechanism of High Pressurized Guns

The flask contains high pressurized air gas. Two types of container are available; one is 3000 psi, and the other is 4500 psi.

The small bottle is made up of aluminum fire, and the larger one is made up of carbon wire. The shape of the flask tells you how many air pressure rates are needed for shot. The 45oo psi flask has soft rounded edges, and 3000 psi flask has the squared corners.

The function of the controller is to regulate the overall output of the flask so that the incoming gas pressure remains stable.

When this gun is in semi-auto mode, it’s operating procedure is quite different. Like Gas-filled Airsoft guns, it also has the feature of blowback rifle. In some cases, this fantastic gun can also be used to increase the power of Gas Blow Back rifles and many others.

Key Points


The line is also present on the regulator to tell how much extent you can fill the air tank. The track has a length between 50cm-116cm and diameter of about 4mm to 6mm.

Tint Ball

To refill the flask, the tint ball is also available. It is just like a nipple.

Torrent Disk

It helps to control the pressure inside the flask and stops from going extra pressurized air to go inside the container.

There are two types of torrent disks available one is used for low psi flasks, and the other is for larger psi bottles.

Some Other Types of Airsoft Guns

Airsoft Stunt Pistol

It can shoot at a distance of 410 feet and has some features just like a gas-powered airsoft gun. Its whole body is made up of plastic and has a rail for adding more features to the pistol-like flashlight and many other accessories which you want.

Features of Airsoft Stunt Pistol

  • The magazine is filled with a mixture of two gases a green gas and CO2
  • It has a very reliable lever and safe to use
  • This fantastic stunt gun comes up with a DVD named as stuntman Kyle Woods

Airsoft WG Compatible Panther 801 CO2 BB Revolver

Its whole body is made up of metal and has very less weight. You can quickly release the BBs having a diameter of 6mm by pulling the trigger.

Additional rail is also available for adding additional features like flashlight many other accessories.


  • Metallic body and has less weight and have an appearance just like a real gun
  • The magazine is about 15-round
  • Size is tiny, but rail has many additional features


  • It runs out CO2 very quickly.
  • Plastic made guns that can be easily breakable
  • Its performance is moderate.

Bullets of Airsoft Guns

Airsoft guns bullet is made up of plastic that has a diameter of 6mm, and there are more than 100 types of Bullets are available in the market, and they can also be bought online through the site. All bullets size is the same, but their weight or dimension will be different so that you can decide which one will be best for your pistol.

Below I am going to discuss their weight charts so that you will quickly get the idea and choose the projectile that suits for your airsoft gun

 FPS and Bullet Weight Chart for Airsoft Guns
Below 300= 0.2 gram
Between 300 t0 350 feet per second=0.20gram/0.25gram
350-400 feet per second= 0.25g/0.28 gram
400-450 FPS= 0.28gram/0.35gram
Above 450 FPS= 0.35 and above

Very low rate bullets are of 0.12 gram, but they are not suitable for airsoft guns because their weight is meager and cannot cover a long distance. If you want heavy bullet then you should purchase height weight bullets for your Airsoft guns. Now, the choice is yours.

Important Models of Airsoft Guns

  • DE M58A Airsoft Strategic Shooter gun M500.
  • DE Airsoft AK47 Spetsnaz Automatic Electrical AEG Rifle.
  • Airsoft WG Compatible Panther 801 CO2 BB Revolver.


Can Airsoft Guns kill?

If you use it usually does not kill you. But if you don’t use it properly, it can damage your eardrums and eyesight.

What is Powerful Type of Airsoft Guns?

Automatic Electrical Guns are considered as the most potent guns among others because it has powerful and its battery can upgrade, and it is regarded as the perfect stunt gun for those players who are at beginners’ level, and experience grows with time.

Is Airsoft Gun Safe For 13 Years Old?

Yes, it is safe for the children having age 13 years or above because it is not a BB gun and can be handled very easily and very reliable to use. But it is little advice for the parent to check your kids’ mentality level and give your children proper instructions before giving this kind of gift to your children. Thanks!!!!

Will an Airsoft Gun Kill Rabbit?

No all guns kill rabbits. These guys are just like toys, and they are designed for the children to shoot the opponents without getting harmed them during battlefield, but air-filled tank airsoft gun can kill the rabbits, you must be careful before shooting and must know the exact point if shooting.

How Much Cost Does A Good Airsoft Gun Cost?

The prices of Airsoft guns vary from place to place. Price dramatically depends on the quality and type of the airsoft gun, and their prices generally fall within the following ranges:

Spring Airsoft gun $ 30 -$ 50

Gas-filled Airsoft guns $ 80-$200

How Long Do Airsoft Batteries Last?

These guns have very long-lasting batteries and will remain chargeable for one hour or two if you charge it accurately.

Final Verdicts

Airsoft unusual stunt replica guns are perfect for kid’s ages ten years or up. With its fresh and super exciting features, one of these different types of airsoft guns is the best gift for your kid for enjoying the Christmas day beyond other days. It is the perfect gift for your sweetheart’s birthday, as it is precisely designed to enhance children mentality and confidence.

These all types of airsoft guns are delightful and grip everyone attention for very long periods. I love that it has different characters and features to groom them that rises the creativity and for those who have craze or hobby of fighting on the battlefield. This gun is absolutely a tremendous instructive pistol. I recommend this!

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