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This is essentially an airsoft version of the FAL OSW or an SA58 Tactical, if that's what you're looking for. I have to say, this is a great gun. I am very glad I bought it. It is very sturdy, being that this thing is all metal except for the pistol grip and the muzzle break. But even then the plastic is tough. NOTHING about the SOF1 feels cheap. I was actually very surprised on how heavy it is. With battery, BBs, and optics, this thing is pushing 10-12lbs. About what I would expect the real steel version to weigh. I had a chance to take it out on a skirmish, and it performed flawlessly.
It came with 2 high-cap metal magazines, a PEQ box, and an 8.4v NiMH battery. The only complaint I have with it is that the PEQ box is total garbage. This PEQ is as cheap as they come. I feel like if I drop it off my bed, it would break. I had to modify it in order to fit a 9.6v nunchuck in it. I highly suggest getting a better quality PEQ box for it.
In conclusion, the positives out weight the negatives on this gun. You get a lot for the price, including quality. If you are looking to stand out and you don't want an M4 or AK variant, I highly recommend this gun.
Full metal construction
Sturdy, No cheap feeling to it
Excellent rate of fire
Excellent range for a short barrel
Comes with 2 metal mags, 8.4v NiMH battery, and a PEQ box
Folding stock that works reliably
Realistic look and feel
Rails to mount accessories
No loose wobble of any kind, not even the mag
Terrible PEQ box
Heavy, you'll need a sling for long skirmishes
Extra magazines may be hard to find and may be expensive
Had to tighten down some loose screws on it, nearly lost the pistol grip