Umarex H&K Full Metal417 with Barrel Extension

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The Technicians at Airsoft GI have created a Prototype HK417 featuring a completely custom gearbox built from the ground up. Internally, the techs have fitted an Echo 1 XCR 2-Piece Gearbox with a numerous amount of Magic Box Performance Parts. The main drive train components of the gun consist of a Siegetek Balanced Gear Set and Tienly GT 45000 Motor. Lastly, the gun is hardwired to a Burst Wizard Mosfet to control your rate of fire output per trigger pull. On top of already having an amazing external build quality by VFC a Madbull Surefire 6.72" Barrel Extension was added to give the gun a more streamline appearance.


The Umarex H&K Full Metal 417 (by VFC) is an extremely welcome addition to Umarex’s line of high quality and unique AEGs. This Umarex 417 is the first fully licensed official H&K 417 to hit the market, and it does not disappoint. The receiver features beautifully engraved HK trademarks that are fully licensed by Umarex. The 417 is the 7.62x51 caliber version of the H&K 416 which and is typically designed for DMR roles. The most obvious differences between the 417 and the 416 are the magazine and lower receiver. The magazine of the 417 is much larger then the standard 416 due to the increased caliber size of the real steel rifle, however it does not do much for the airsoft version. The upper and lower receivers are also modified to handle the 7.62x51 cartridge that the real steel rifle shoots.


The lower receiver of this AEG also features a color-filled fire selector as well as a highly ergonomic pistol grip which fits very comfortably in the user’s hand. Moving onto the stock of this gun you will find that the crane stock on this gun features many improvements over the standard crane stock. First and foremost is the recoil pad, which in airsoft does not serve much of a purpose, but does make the rifle very comfortable to shoulder. The adjustment lever on the stock features a lower profile design which helps prevent the user from engaging the lever accidently. Finally, two sling attachment points are mounted on either side of the stock to allow the user to easily mount a sling. Moving onto the front of the gun you will notice a very solid free float rail system that is sturdily attached to the front of the receiver. The top rail of the Umarex 417 is completely monolithic allowing the user to mount a variety of optics in any position the user desires, and mounted on this monolithic top rail are H&K style iron sights, which are fully adjustable, very durable, and aesthetically pleasing.


The internals of the Umarex 417 are just as impressive as the externals featured on this AEG. VFC’s gearboxes have continued to impress the airsoft industry and the 417 is no different. Self shimming gears make this airsoft gun shoot extremely smoothly and give the gun a great sound with little to no grinding. The VFC piston, motor, and drive train parts are also of very high quality and are sure to last. The Umarex H&K 417 by VFC is an extremely welcome addition to the airsoft market with its very unique design and high quality internals and externals. If you want to stand out from the crowd and have an extremely high quality AEG that will not let you down, look no further then the Umarex H&K Full Metal 417 (by VFC).






H&K Licensed Trademarks

Echo 1 XCR 2-Piece Gearbox

Siegetek Balanced Gear Set

Tienly GT45000 Motor

Magic Box Cylinder

Magic Box Cylinder Head

Magic Box Piston Head

Magic Box POM Piston

Magic Box 8mm Bearing

Burst Wizard

Madbull Surefire 6.72" Barrel Extension

Adjustable Authentic Stock

Free Float Rail System





Manufacturer: Airsoft GI

Model: H&K 417 Prototype

Muzzle Velocity: 420-430 FPS

Color: Black

Package Includes: Gun, Magazine, Cleaning Rod