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  1. Warrior Assault Systems Tactical Gear

    Introduction When I started airsoft 3 years ago, I picked up a load of ex British army kit including Osprey and pouches, I soon found at 42 years and out of shape that the weight was so heavy I was struggling through a day of Airsoft. I realized I needed to lighten my load before I did myself an injury but looking around at the airsoft shops the kit wasn't very impressive compared to what I had, it all seemed very flimsy in comparison and didn't seem to secure well to the molle. By chance, I...
  2. Airsoft Laws Interceptor August 26,2017

    Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and nothing in this article should be treated as legal advice. The reader should carefully study both local laws as well as the laws of their country for more detailed information. Introduction One of the appeals of airsoft is the realistic look of the airsoft guns. However, this is also problematic as they can be confused with real guns. The two arguments used to restrict airsoft guns are: 1)Realistic-looking weapons can be easily...
  3. AIRSOFT SOCIETY GLOSSARY OF TERMS

    This glossary covers common terms, abbreviations and acronyms you will find on Airsoftsociety.com as well as other airsoft forums. This glossary covers multiple categories of terms including airsoft guns, accessories, teching, gear and optics. Term - Definition ACOG - - Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight a telescopic sight made by Trijicon but airsoft replicas are often simple Red dot sights. ACOG replica ACU - Army Combat Uniform. Current battle dress in the US Army. Replaced the BDU. AEG...
  4. Deal with It Sprains vs Strains

    We've all seen it, one wrong step and the day is done for the unlucky victim. An ankle sprain can ruin your whole weekend. Here's how to deal with it. The Differences Between Sprains and Strains Think of a strain as a joint problem (ankle, knee, wrist), and a sprain as a muscle problem (calf, thigh, bicep). When you get, your foot stuck in a gopher hole and take a tumble, expect an ankle sprain. Sprinting with a heavy load and feel a tearing in your calf? Could be a strain. Luckily, the...
  5. Deal With It: Poison Ivy

    You don't know it yet, but you just brushed past a vine of poison ivy on the trail. You won't even notice the itching until you're half way home. Tomorrow morning, however, you'll wake up to a very ugly, very itchy rash Some basic knowledge of the poison ivy plant, mechanisms of exposure and methods of mitigation can help save you from weeks of misery. Look for and avoid plants whose leaves grow from thin stems in groups of three. The plant may contain an oil called urushiol in its leaves,...
  6. Deal With It: How To Prevent and Treat Sunburns

    By the time, you feel the heat it's already too late; The damage is already done. The sunburn starts innocently enough with a warm sensation in the skin and a little redness, but you'll be paying for it tomorrow. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to keep from burning in these summertime airsoft games. What is sunburn? At the most basic level, sunburn is your body's reaction to skin damage caused by radiation exposure. For the purpose of this article, we'll focus on Ultraviolet (UV)...
  7. Deal With It How To Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks and Fleas Away

    Tired of being eaten alive out on the field? Time to deal with the two most common culprits. How To Prevent Mosquito and Ticks & Fleas Bites A few principles can save you days, weeks...even months of pain later. Less exposed skin means a lower chance of being bitten by insects. Treat exposed skin with effective insect repellent to discourage pests. Treat your clothing with an appropriate insecticide. Check yourself thoroughly for lingering insects within 24 hours of exposure. How To Keep...
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