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Industry favorite, Roy Hill, and Umarex's Brad Webb with the Umarex GLOCK/Laser Ammo GBB at the 2024 NRA Exposition.


Earlier this spring we attended the NRA Annual Meetings and Exposition in Dallas, Texas. As a part of our booth, we teamed up with Laser Ammo and Gnat Warfare to build what we w...

5 Reasons you Need a Blowback Replica Airgun in 2024

To quote the great comedian Tommy Chong, “There’s too much recession, man.”  Or was it too much repression?  Either way, between the economic situation and the state of the world there’s a good sized handful of reasons why you need to be using a blowback airgun in 2024.  Without wasting (too) many w...

The Importance of Using Elite Force Biodegradable Airsoft BBs in Modern Airsoft Practice


Airsoft is a popular sport that simulates military engagement using replica firearms that fire plastic pellets, commonly known as BBs. Elite Force Biodegradable Airsoft BBs provide both quality performance and environmental benefits. This blog explores the importance of using these biodegradabl...

What is Hop-Up?

Airsoft guns shoot a perfectly round 6mm plastic BB. This BB, if it came out of the barrel without any rotation, would knuckleball and not have any semblance of accuracy. A traditional rifle style twist would stabilize the BB somewhat, but the BB would not go any farther than the knuckleball style B...

What Type of Accessories Will Mount on My Airsoft Gun?

Many airsoft guns are made to accept aftermarket accessories very easily.  This might be through factory Picatinny rail, M-LOK rail slots, KeyMod rail slots, or through Quick Disconnect sockets. 

The term Picatinny Rail describes the repeating lugs and angular surfaces that are commonly used to aff...

What Battery Should I Use in My AEG?

There are several factors in AEG batteries that need to be considered when selecting the right battery. One chief factor is the connection style.  There are several types of connectors on the market, but the two most common, and the ones Elite Force uses, are Tamiya or Deans. Tamiya is extremely pop...

What is an AEG?

Airsoft guns are often classified by their power source.  Popular power sources for airsoft guns are Electricity, CO2, or Green Gas.  When you see the letters AEG, you are being told that the airsoft product is powered by electric DC current.  Those three letters actually stand for Automatic Electri...

Umarex Unveils New Airguns at SHOT Show
Umarex USA is excited to announce the new Umarex Airguns debuting at SHOT Show 2024. The airgun making the biggest splash - literally - will be the new FishR. Based on the successful AirJavelin frame, the FishR utilizes saltwater grade components to open the door to bowfishing for airgunners. Umarex is also bringing several new PCP models in 2024. The new Zelos offers a multitude of customization options for airgunners interested in everything from benchrest shooting to plinking. The Iconix is a new, affordable way to introduce shooters to PCP airgunning. While the proven Gauntlet lineup of rifles get upgraded with features that were most requested by shooters such as a side lever. The all-new Synergis Elite is an underlever with a unique breech design that prevents double loading. The 10–shot RapidMag magazines cut down on the time per shot.
What’s New for 2024
Well the cat is out of the bag at this point. We’ve been in Vegas for the past week along with the entire Shooting Sports industry talking about our new gear that is slated for release this year. We’ve also been jawing with some of our favorite content creators like Airgun Detectives, The Dollar Sportsman, Cory Brossman, Airgun Hobbyist, and Tom Claycomb. It was great, it was loud, it was fun, and it is over.
On the Way to the Big Shoe– No Peeking!
It is that time of the year again. And sorry for dating myself with the Ed Sullivan allusion. The Umarex crew will be headed out to the desert for the 2024 National Shooting Sports Foundation SHOT Show soon. In case you are looking for a leak on new stuff, I am sorry, but you will have to wait just a little bit longer. I know, such a disappointment.