When it comes to airsoft sport, the most important thing to have is obviously protective gear and a gun, you can rent it if you are a casual participant, but if you go airsofting on a regular basis, it is better to have your own gun, because you will find a gun that you can customize to fit your needs, instead of using the generic guns that most places rent out.
There are a lot of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a gun; do you want a pistol, a sniper rifle, or an assault rifle? We have sorted through a lot of products, to come up with a list of the best airsoft guns in 2016 to buy, and we have them listed below.
#5 Umarex 2276008 Combat Zone Enforcer
The Enforcer is a compact size pistol that shoots 6mm airsoft BBs. Velocity speeds can reach 400 FPS. Powered by CO2 and equipped with a stock 15-round drop-free metal magazine this pistol really delivery great value and performance. Also worth noting it the integrated accessory rail and fixed sights that come standard with this airsoft pistol – this ships ready for modification right from the factory. This lightweight pistol is built for speed an accuracy. With the perfect trigger for speed this is the fastest shooting pistol around.
#4 Crosman Stinger P311
Crosman Stinger P311 resembles the military pistols the United States used in the past, it is spring powered, and shoots up to 325 FPS, with a 12 shot magazine that is easy to load. It is a great gun for beginners that is very accurate, won’t break easily, and is very affordable. Crosman Stinger P311 is very powerful and can do some serious damage to exposed skin, so it should be handled with care.
#3 Walther CP99 Compact
This compacted version of the Walther P99 is modeled after the gun used by special forces as their back-up pistol – and it is a very impressive looking gun. One of the most popuar CO2 powered BB air pistols ever the Walther CP99 captures realism with its BLOWBACK, semi-automatic action and features a Picatinny mount to allow easy installation of accessories such as a Walther Laser Sight. The CO2 cylinder (12g) loads in the back of the grip and the BB magazine releases with the push of a realistic magazine release lever. The recoil action made live by the power of CO2 kicks the slide back giving you that oh-so-realistic feel. This is the best pistol for target games and proud owners of the P99 Compact or similar arms.
#2 Colt 100th Anniversary 1911 Co2 Full Metal
This is a commemorative replica of the World War II Colt 1911, that is made to scale, giving it the most realistic look and feel of any airsoft gun in this list, it shoots 360 FPS, and has a blowback that is as realistic as they come, it is a semi automatic pistol with a full metal body and textured grip that enhances its authentic feel. It is more expensive than the other guns on this list, but the attention they paid to the details of the original Colt 1911, and its performance make it worth the price.
#1 The Best Airsoft Pistol:
Soft Air Taurus PT24/7 CO2 Powered Pistol
This is a great product for any airsoft gun fan to have, it shoots 380FPS, and can hold 12 BB ammo in its magazine, it has a lower tactical rail, which allows you to bring any extra tactical equipment you need, and uses a BAX shooting system. The only problem that this high performing accurate gun has is that it doesn’t come with a BB loader, so you have to buy it separately, other than that, we consider it to be one of the best airsoft pistols for sale today.