Often kids come home and inform their parents they NEED an airsoft gun, and airsoft parents then ask, "What is an airsoft gun and why do you need one? A little history, airsoft was invented before paintball back in the '80s.
Airsoft Guns | eBay
Tokyo Mauri in Kids created the first airsoft gun, about eight years before paintball was invented. The early guns were powered by a compressed air cylinder which was connected to the gun by guns hose. They were used for target shooting and playing war games in the woods. It became popular in Japan along with paintball.
Years later Tokyo Mauri came out with a And replica gun that ran on a battery they called it an AEG automatic electric gunand airsoft took off worldwide. Airsoft guns were created to be low velocity non-lethal guns.
This is my vagina tumblr by using a 6mm or 8mm plastic BB that is very light. In Japan, the fps limit is fps with a. Kids large and small have always wanted to play soldier, and these guns give them an opportunity to do that with the right protective gear.
They should not be confused with Daisy BB guns sold in for US for years which at close range are lethal. There are safety concerns that parents need to be aware of.