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Welcome to the Reconbrothers informative airsoft blog page. Here you can find all the right and necessary information for airsoft guns, gear, how to maintain them, etc. These airsoft blogs are always based on the information we get from the experts themselves and we add our own personal experience to it as well. This way we are creating the biggest source of information for all your airsoft needs.

Click on the airsoft blogs their title below, to read the full stories. Enjoy the posts and don’t forget to subscribe for our updates! If you still have questions after reading our blogs, then make sure to contact us through the comments. This way we can help you even better.

Today we're going to talk about something we recently added to our gear list which is a military backpack or more specifically the Tasmanian Tiger mission pack MKII. So that said, we recently were looking for a decent backpack in order to organize and access our stuff during an Airsoft or MilSim event. For this we took a look at the at the...

Today we’re going to take a look at me and my brother’s personal helmet setups or as some call them our brain buckets. In the past we’ve done several videos about our own equipment like our belt setup, our plate carrier setup, our gun setup and even...

For this blog we went to the 50 m range again to do another comparison video. This time we'll test the maximum effective range and the precision of both an AEG and a GBBR. The fact is, that we as scientists like to eliminate as much variables as possible and for that...

Today we'll show you how to go from your 3M PELTOR ComTac XPI with a headband setup towards a helmet-mounted setup. So why do you want to get your PELTOR ComTac XPI with a headband in the first place? Well, there are 3 main options when ordering one. The...

Last time we covered body movements when handling a gun and how to train this. Today we'll take it a step further, because we'll teach you how to run towards cover and how to use cover properly. Before you can use cover you will have to get there safely and that's...

In our previous training blog we covered the basic safety fundamentals for shooting with any type of gun. As for this blog we'll cover the basics of shooting as we learned it from our instructor who served as a Georgian Special Forces in the military....

As for today we will be talking about the basic gun fundamentals and safety rules, which we've learned from Georgian Ex-Special Forces Operator Instructor Delta. As for the fundamentals the first thing you want to do is to treat everything that looks like...

A few Months back we did a blog about 10 tips for when you're starting out with Airsoft and as for today we’ll add another 5 tips to that list with this blog. In the first tip from our previous video we’ve talked about the importance of proper eye pro, boots and...

In today's blog we're going to take a deeper look into how to properly set up your plate carrier for tactical usage. But we'll approach this with a twist, because rather than showing you yet another example like others do, we’re going to fully start from scratch. Meaning...

In today's blog we’ll cover what tools you best take with you once you hit the Airsoft battlefield. This to make sure you can handle most issues that come along your way to keep you into the action. Maintenance is usually something you properly do at home before you hit the field, but it might be possible that issues occur with your guns in the middle...

Zeroing your optics has always been somewhat difficult in the world of Airsoft. But today we will teach you a method to zero the optics of your Airsoft guns without the use of a range and even without firing a single round. This means you can just do it at...

In today's blog we’re going to cover why we’ve started using real caps for doing Airsoft, what our findings are by using them and why you should start using them as well. As for the subject today, please notice that this is our opinion and if you don’t agree or think differently about it, put your comments down below....

Today we’ll show you a very simple mod we’ve come up with to make your regular MOLLE mag pouch into a fast mag pouch with tension. The mod we’ll be talking about came from a problem we faced ourselves for doing our training and events that have to do...

When it comes to prepping your gear and such there’s actually a fairly simple thing we use since nearly the very beginning we started doing this sport. It basically comes down to a checklist. A checklist is ideal, because it only needs to be made once and might need some minor adjustments every few Months or so....

Today we’re talking about the tactical MOLLE system. MOLLE is an acronym for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment and is used in conjunction with a PALS or Pouch Attachment Ladder System. Whereas PALS refers to the mounting system or webbing on for example your plate carriers, war belts...

First of all to be clear, if it comes down to a gun case versus a gun bag there’s not really one that’s superior compared to the other. It actually comes down to the things you intend to do with such a case or bag. In fact, some guys get themselves one of both, because both have dominating features. One of the first things you should consider is the level...

Today, is not only about the gun solely but also about all the other stuff that comes along with it, that we haven’t talked about in our previous episode.So, let’s first jump into the thing that makes up this very sport, the gun. As the title itself states this is the second part of "Your First Quality Starter Kit"....

Today we’ll be talking about the next step to get yourself in the awesome Airsoft sport namely, your starter kit. If you never went to an Airsoft event before, we recommend you to first look at episode 1 of our Airsoft bootcamp series, you can find the link by clicking the angry man's image on the right....

Today is all about the ammunition for Airsoft guns. If there are two core things that are essential to any kind of weapon system whether it is for war or sport, then it will be 1: the gun and 2: the ammo. In fact, if you would take the most expensive custom build high-tech gun in the world and shoot with bad quality ammo, you will not only seem to be aiming badly, but you will cause damage...

You most likely already know what Airsoft is, otherwise you wouldn’t have clicked on this blog. So you know it involves guns that shoot six millimeter BB projectiles with compressed air and is some sort of military simulation sport. Before you start to buy any sort of Tactical Gucci gear and BB spitting guns....

Today we go over all the “basic” gear/equipment we use to do Airsoft these days. Which will also function for Milsim purpose, hopefully in the near future. Before we go deeper in this stuff, don’t forget to fill in the form on your right to stay up to date. This...

Today is all about two-way radios or as you may call them, walkie-talkies. Before we begin about this subject. Don’t forget to subscribe to our blog by filling in the form on your right. This way, we can keep doing what we’re doing, which is to help you guys out regarding...

Today we go a little bit deeper in the knowledge of blinding your opponents, namely we’ll be talking all about tactical flashlights. Before we go deeper into this subject. Please subscribe to our blog page by filling in the form on your right. This way you will get notified and won’t miss out any of...

Today and in this blog we’re going to show off a bit, with our assault Airsoft gun setups. Now, before we go a little bit further into our specific gun setups, we want to mention our mindset when it comes to Airsoft guns in general. The thing is that we both rather have 1 or 2 very reliable high quality guns...

In this blog we will go over our plate carrier setup. This to show you the thought processes that came along with it. First off, keep in mind that the setup we will show you today is a custom setup for what we do with it. We’ve build this setup by trying out different stuff and hereby gaining knowledge. Also, be...

So, you decided to get yourself a gun sling and now that you have one, you’re questioning yourself: “How do I set it up or is the setup that I have now, truly the best way to do it?” Well, worry no more, because we are about to teach you everything you need to consider for setting up your gun sling. Now, if you’ve...

The setup that we are going to share with you is a custom setup. We’ve come up with this belt setup, by gaining knowledge when doing this stuff and trying out different things. But be aware that this setup is based on our opinion and experience and that it might differ from yours. We’ll be glad to talk with...

Now, the experienced guys out there will agree, that when you get into Airsoft you’re somewhat doomed to put a lot of money into the sport. So, for the rookies out there be WARNED and don’t say I didn’t tell you. Whether it is for airsoft guns, gear, ammo, upgrades or even event costs for...

Today we’ll be talking about a tool that makes your real-steel rifle, training rifle or airsoft gun fully serve you right. We’re talking about slings. So today we’ll go over the different slings and discuss their features, advantages and disadvantages so you get a better idea of what to choose. It reduces weapon weight ...

Now, the experienced guys out there will agree, that when you get into Airsoft you’re somewhat doomed to put a lot of money into the sport. So, for the rookies out there be WARNED and don’t say I didn’t tell you. Whether it is for airsoft guns, gear, ammo, upgrades or even event costs for bigger...

In this blog we go over what to choose when looking for (airsoft) tactical belts.  When it comes to these different kind of belts (threated/normal, equipment/tactical, MOLLE/battle/war) there are lots of advantages and disadvantages to take in consideration. We will also share some tips...

Clean & Maintain (Airsoft) Tactical/Outdoor Boots: More rain and mud usually means dirty equipment. This is especially the case with your boots. In this blog you learn what products to use and how to use them properly to clean and maintain your tactical or outdoor boots. Cleaning your boots when they...

Eye protection is a basic necessity for any modern shooting sport nowadays. But getting the right pair for you personally might not be as easy as it sounds. Due to the fact that everybody’s face is different. Your glasses might cause uncomfortable pressure points or even worse, not protect your eyes the...

If there’s one thing that is an absolute essential for any kind of shooting sport, than it will be eyewear. You only have one pair of eyes after all, and running around with an eyepatch doesn’t really add to your “tacticool” presence.Before considering getting all those tactical weapon attachments...

Both protection and visibility are essential for shooting sports like airsoft. Most eye protection on the market are made from polycarbonate material lenses which can easily be scratched. This highly affects the visibility factor and can be very annoying. Knowing how to do clean them right,...

In our own experience, we gave out a lot of money on airsoft guns where we later had some problems with. The selection of the best airsoft gun (on a budget) is especially difficult as a new enthusiast to an already expensive sport. In this guide, we’ll teach you a way to select the best airsoft gun that fits both and personal gun taste. But we go even further than that, thanks to a methodic way of good researching, together with the power of the...

Both protection and visibility are essential for shooting sports like airsoft. Most eye protection on the market are made from polycarbonate material lenses which can easily be scratched. This highly affects the visibility factor and can be very annoying. Cleaning Tactical Eyewear & preventing...

Be aware that there are two kind of gas blowback airsoft pistols. There is a group that is being powered by green gas and another one being powered by CO2. The method shown here to Clean your GBB pistol works for all these differently powered systems. The lifespan of these pistols, like any other...

Be advised! There are lots of people and even airsoft shops in the airsoft world that clean their inner barrel the wrong way. We once followed the wrong advises ourselves which lead to inaccurate BBs and scratched inner barrels! To Clean an airsoft inner barrel there are a 3 major questions. -What fluid do need...

Having a good pair of tactical or outdoor boots is a good starting point. But the number one key people take for granted is Lacing Tactical/Outdoor boots. Lacing your boots properly makes the difference between getting the best performance or experiencing some serious discomfort, like tripping over...

How to Waterproof Tactical/Outdoor boots The inner layer of your boots can be protected with a TEX-membrane. But whether your boots have a TEX-membrane or not, the outer layer always needs protection against the elements. This is why you should always Waterproof Tactical/Hiking boots....

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