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Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:02am

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I want a moded MP5

an a moded M4A1


They don't have to be airsoft, they don't even have to work. I just want them as cheap as possible.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:17am

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There are a few different Mp5's available Here {/url] as well as an M4. They are not terribly cheap, but they are extremely nice non-working replicas. (about $140 a piece)

If I find any cheaper ones, I'll let you know.

Update: I found a much cheaper airsoft version of the MP5 [url=http://www.affordableairsoft.com/product.asp?0=203&1=214&3=56]Here
for about $50. Limited time sale. Go get it.

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Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:20am

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those are nice but I really want the moded ones.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:28am

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What does moded mean?
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:31am

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It is plural for the word mod. and when you mod something you trick it out. Like with the scopes and laser sites and cool stocks.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:33am

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Here's some for you.

http://www.mfiap.com/airsoft/mp5a3.htm
http://www.replicafirearms.com/ (some amazing swords and guns for film)
http://www.redwolfairsoft.com/redwolf/airsoft/NewsDetail?newsID=4 (read the news about an MP5 coming soon and it has scope)


Now this maybe a tad of topic but you must visit this site http://www.moviebits.co.uk/props.htm real props from movies you can buy amazing things armour, weapons, masks, some stuff is rather expensive though.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:36am

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Well you arn't that likely to get a toy or bbgun based on a non standard gun are you!

Some of the bbgun/replicas can be modded in the same way as the real thing with scopes and such but the easiest way for you is prolly to get one which looks close to what you want and then add bits.

For some handy info that may help you. The addons there for the m4a1 are part of SOPMOD which is a bunch of interchangable addons for SOCOM. So look for m4a1 sopmod or socom.

Your mp5 may be harder as it doesn't look much like a proper mp5 at all!
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:53am

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yah I could prolly do that to the M4, but I have no idea how to make the MP5 look like that.

I mean this is a bit much $$$$ http://www.precisionairsoft.com/item152.htm
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 2:55am

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That's the one i showed you wink Maybe modding a gun yourself would be cheaper but damn that one looks fine..
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:03am

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I found what I want but it to is a bit pricey http://www.airsoftextreme.com/aemax/enhanced.html
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:13am

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A bit pricey... its almost $1000
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:14am

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you guys, trust me on this one go to jungle toy and then go to "airsoft 128 shop" then "spring guns" thier low priced and beutiful
http://jungletoy.com/
Trust me i buy them thier
peace out
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:16am

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well I did some research and it will cost me about $370 to mod an M4 sad

I only wanted to pay about $90
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:18am

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ssjaaron wrote:

you guys, trust me on this one go to jungle toy and then go to "airsoft 128 shop" then "spring guns" thier low priced and beutiful
http://jungletoy.com/
Trust me i buy them thier
peace out
How do I get the one at the bottom of this page? http://www.airsoft128.com/cgi-bin/store1/scan/st=db/co=yes/sf=category/se=AIR%20RIFLE/va=banner_image%3d/va=banner_text%3d.html?id=QhTTtnEo
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:49am

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This might help:

http://bestpricebusters.zoovy.com/category/airsoft_products/



Under $80!

Hope it helps,
Adam twisted
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 3:56am

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oooo I like the one on the left smile
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 4:19am

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How do I get the one at the bottom of this page? http://www.airsoft128.com/cgi-bin/store1/scan/st=db/co=yes/sf=category/se=AIR%20RIFLE/va=banner_image%3d/va=banner_text%3d.html?id=QhTTtnEo
um that might be in the electric guns or even the gas powered guns
peace out
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 11:08am

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Sorry for this, but search the forums. There have been loads of airsoft posts -

http://shop.airsoftdynamics.com/shop/ADCstore.cgi
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 1:38pm

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Ebay is probably the best bet.

There are some fantastic airsoft type guns there - the really cheap Japaneese import ones. You cen get them for a few dollars each, and they look as good as the higher end airsofts. I made a couple of modded weapons a while back - using these really cheap BB guns. As they are really low quality, they tend to stop functioning after a while - but that doesn't matter, as they are only props, and they still look really cool.

But the point of a modded gun like that is to do it yourself - it's half the fun; and besides, you're not likely to find many modded BB guns for sale (in comparison to normal ones).

To modify and MP5 like that would be a simple job. The stock has been replaced (possibly by something that looks like the stock from this ebay auction). That's a simple cut and screw/glue job, just cut the parts off that you don't want, and fix the new stock in place.

As for the furniture around the front end of the barrell - to make my custom MP5 hybrid, I did it the good, old fashioned way. I took the gun apart, and cut away the bit between the magazine port, and the muzzle (the 'barrell' section, if you wil) - but doing this completely ruined the functionality of the BB gun - so don't do this if you want to keep it working. I then attached the muzzle to a piece of 1/2" PVC pipe, which was cut to the length that I wanted my new barrell section to be. This was going to be glued back onto the main section of the MP5 - so what I had so far was the ordinary MP5, with an altered stock, and a very weird looking front end, that wasn't attached yet.

The next step was to cover over the barrell section - I had found a piece of black plastic tubing, that had grooves cut into it, about every half centimeter or so, and it was just the right size for what I wanted. After searching for a while, I found a plastic 'cap' from something (it may well have been a juice bottle, come to think of it), that just fit over the end of the black plastic tube. I then cut out a hole big enough for the inner PVC pipe to fit through the cap. I glued this onto the end of the tube, and gave it a coat of black spray paint. Then I put the PVC pipe and muzzle into place, and glued them there (I had to pack the black tube with some paper to make it a snug fit, by the way). What this left me with was a nice new circular barrell section, with the muzzle on the front.

Once that was done, I set about attatching this new barrell section to the rest of the gun. This wasn't as easy as I had hoped - because the small surface area of the end of the tube meant that it wouldn't glue to easily. However, I finally managed to get it to stick with a little patience - and I strengthened the bond with some window sealant type stuff that was laying around in my garage.

So it was nearly finished now - I also changed the scope for one that I had taken off another BB gun a while back, and I attached two tiny little copper pipes (about 5-10mm in diameter), sprayed black, along the top and bottom of the new barrell section - just to add to it's looks. Later, I managed to get hold of a grip thing from my mate - so I attached this to the underside of the barrell too (which was a bit of a pain, because I had to cut away the copper pipe to get the grip to fit). The final thing I did was replace the magazine for the MP5 - I bought it from a mail-order BB gun ccompany. It was a similar type of magazine, just a little longer. It didn't fit properly - but with a couple of strips of black duct tape wrapped over the top, it stayed in place, but could be removed if neccesary.

So all in all, I'd spent very little - but I had a very cool mod MP5 at the end of it. Unfortunaley, I got rid of it a while back - traded it for something else.

However, I might see if I can track down any photos or screenshots I have of it - and post them here, so you can get a better understanding of what I'm talking about.

Hope this helps!

Cheers,
Arktic.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 4:53pm

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photos would be great! how much did the over all project cost you?
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 5:01pm

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I hope you see tihs within the next 40 minutes...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3649758347&category=31686

It's not the kind your looking for, but it's close. razz

Or this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3649757397&category=31686

And you might want to use this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3648042784&category=31681

Hope it helps,
Adam razz
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 5:06pm

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Hey,
I think I am going to get this gun that you guys showed me here http://www.affordableairsoft.com/product.asp?3=176

and if you guys could find this gun http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?cgiurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcgi.ebay.com%2Fws%2F&MfcISAPICommand=GetResult&ht=1&from=R7&ebaytag1=ebayreg&query=MP5+A7a+Airsoft+Sport+Gun+%2B1kBB%27s+&query2=MP5+A7a+Airsoft+Sport+Gun+%2B1kBB%27s+&search_option=1&exclude=&category0=&minPrice=&maxPrice=&ebaytag1code=0&st=&SortProperty=MetaEndSort
for a cheaper price. It is just a cheap plastic toy and 35 with shipping is crazy.
Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2003, 5:56pm

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here is a good site for prop guns, i hope it helps. www.realistictoyguns.com

-Enigma
Posted: Thu, 6th Jan 2005, 10:40am

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just search the forums. there are HEAPS of threads on gun props and they have alot of good websites. also, search Google
Posted: Fri, 7th Jan 2005, 9:14pm

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www.shortyusa.com located in delaware, ak-47's for $12.99 moded m4's and mp5's for about 30-40$