Awesome gun at a great price! Out of the box, ASGI gave me that paper slip telling me that it shot 380 FPS. That's pretty decent, however, it's settled down. My range has decreased about 15-20 feet with 24,000 shots through it. I haven't measured, but I'll say it shot 180 ft out of the box. I think the range is decreasing because of the spring becoming less tense, and the facts that the hop up isn't the best. But remember, the parts aren't all the best because it's a budget AEG. I've bored out the stock and changed the undersized battery connectors to Tamiya clips and put in my own 7.2 volt 2 amp NiCD. (The stock battery was a 1.2 amp 8.4 volt niCD.) The stock battery got very relatively after warm after shooting a thousand rounds through it, so you will want to get a bigger battery with a greater C rating. Also, get a better hop up bucking, metal spring guide with ball bearings, better piston with ported piston head, a better air nozzle, and give it a good shim job. Shimming it will increase ROF, and give the motor and battery an easier job so you canshoot longer. Get some ball bearings for the gearbox too...
Although the list of upgrades will go on and on, that's not because it's a bad gun. Hell, this gun is great! A TM's or CA's list will be just as big.
Great gearbox, full metal except for tappet plate
Only plastic parts on gun are fake wood, lower reciever, orange tip (duh)
Get full stock version, not folding stock. The metal cover on top of full stock version gives you room for more ammo, snacks, ect.
Cheap, so if you take apart the gun and royally screw it up, it's not too much of a biggie
For price, yoou can't beat it.
Battery and wiring is undersized. It gets warm after shooting about 1000 rounds through it.
Plastics furniture is a bit creaky (it makes creaking sounds when you handle the gun) but no big deal, you don't notice it while playing
Mag has plastic internals, only metal shell
Mag doesn't shoot last 30 rounds no matter how much you wind it, they just sit there
Get this gun, you won't be disappointed. I've upgraded the wiring to 16 AWG, put in a relay to take the load off of the switch (it's a pain in the arse to open the gearbox and clean the contacts). A MOSFET would be ideal, but a relay will do. It's irresistable for me to keep taking this apart to mod it.
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]