Type: BB Pistol
Materials: Mostly metal construction with a few plastic parts
Weight: 1.64 pounds (742 grams)
Barrel: 4 inches, metal non-rifled
Propulsion: CO2 x 1
Action: Semi auto blowback, single action only
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm BB’s
Ammunition Capacity: 14 round magazine
Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the G&G GS-801 CO2 BB Pistol is kind of different, it is single action only since the blowback action cocks the hammer back with each shot. There is a fair amount of take up with next to no resistance followed by the release point which seems kind of heavy after the soft take-up section, you need to keep applying pressure and then with no real movement it will just suddenly release so it's kind of hard to predict without practice. During the take-up portion of the trigger pull, the laser sight will automatically turn on if you have the laser in the active position.
Accuracy: This is somewhat yet to be determined in my upcoming Field Test Shooting portion of this review but I am looking forward to testing out the laser sight to see if it will help to get nice tight groupings? I will put a link in here when I have completed my Shooting Field Test review.
Build Quality: This is an almost all metal air gun with good fit and finish and a nice hefty to it since it is not large in the hand. The only real plastic parts are the grips, laser and CO2 tab, even the drop out BB only stick magazine is all metal. The finish seems to be wearing really well and not rubbing off on the high points at all which is nice to see.
Realism: The G&G GS-801 CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistol is not a replica of any manufactured gun that I know of, it does have a PPK or Makarov look to it even though it is larger than both semi auto pistols. I do like the open ejection port, true semi auto blowback action and working slide catch release.
Comments: The G&G GS-801 CO2 BB Pistol is a real nice solid little gun. It has lots going for it; the pistol is pretty much all metal including the frame, it has true blowback single action firing, a built in laser with trigger activation, you can field strip it, it has an open ejection port with working slide catch and the size and weight are perfect for an BB backup sidearm. I am really looking forward to my upcoming Field tests Shooting review, and have high hopes this high value BB pistol will perform very well for me.
|Caliber:||4.5 mm (.177 cal)|
|FPS:||350 to 400|
|Ammo Type:||Steel BB|
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