Umarex Walther CP99 Compact

Small is beautiful, or so they say. When it comes to replicas, I tend to agree. For some reason I prefer compact replicas. I always have, and two of the first replicas I owned were both compact replicas by Umarex – the Walther PPK and the Walther CP99 Compact. The CP99 Compact ended up as […]

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Marushin Auto Mag

There are big guns, there are stupidly big guns and then there’s the Auto Mag, for people who think the Desert Eagle is a compact pistol. Ah, the 70s. The decade that taste forgot. Big hair, big cars, big movies and really, really big guns. In many ways the Auto Mag pistol typifies the excess […]

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The rise and sudden fall of the self-contained air cartridge system

Building a replica where the pellet and the compressed air are retained within the cartridge makes a lot of sense and in the 1990s, this was a popular approach. However, owning one of these replicas in the UK will now guarantee you a minimum five year prison sentence. How did that happen? Read on… In […]

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