Equipment Needed to Be a Good Airsoft Sniper





Introduction: Equipment Needed to Be a Good Airsoft Sniper

this my first instuctable so be nice :)

Step 1: Ghille Suit

you dont really need a ghille suit to be a good sniper but it helps you to blend in with the eviroment around you. they are not to excpencive around £80 up to £200

Step 2: Sniper

of cource you need a decent sniper perconally i use my Warrior l96 awp. there is lots of diferent  snipers you can have but if you are a beginner i recomend you to get some sort of a l96 spring powerd 500 fps

Step 3: Side Arm

the side arm is either a small compact machine gun or a pistol, i have a 18c burst fire and semi automatic glock. these range from the prices of £20 to £150

Step 4: Ammunition

this depends on the FPS (feet per scond) your gun is. if it is 500 fps like mine i recompent 0.26-0.30 gram. if you have .26 gram you will get more force but less distance but .30 bb's you will get more distance and better accuracy but dont get to high with ammunition or it coud clog up your barrel and nakker it :S

Step 5: Foot Wear

your foot wear is important, you need thick durable but light boots and waterproof because you will be crawling on the floow alot of the time in game

Step 6: Spare Equipment

you need spare equipment such as spar magazines and bbs and airsoft grenades.

Step 7: Saftey Gear

the most improtant part of airsoft is protection. i advise getting a full paint ball mask and fingerless leather gloves... fingerless so you can reload easy. NEVER TAKE OF MASK IN GAME OR SOMETHING BAD MIGHT HAPPEN!!



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    please fix the spelling mistakes thank you

    I agree with MacSuibhne, there are too many of these airsoft guides on Instructables. This one makes some good points, you don't go into much detail, but the basics are there.

    Personally I wouldn't use full face as a sniper, but eye protection is the most important thing! I would recommend MIL spec goggles / glasses especially, because they are approved by the military they are guaranteed to protect you from any BB hits! Since you are a sniper you probably won't be getting hit as much or at least not from close range and a mesh half face can be restrictive and uncomfortable so I would say at least get a shemagh or neoprene mask (or wear both) but never leave your mouth vulnerable and exposed either because you could have a tooth chipped or knocked out!

    Also, if you do want to get a ghillie suit I think Helikon ones are good value! £58 from and you get trousers, shirt and a hood / veil thingy. I think a rifle wrap might come with it but I'm not sure.

    Tactical Kit is a very good website for goggles or glasses by the way!

    what grenade is that ive never seen one of those before

    you can get them on kapowwe for $8

    sweet do you know how they work, if so how?

    i made my own ghille suit (well im still working on it) but i unfortuntaly couldnt get fish net so i got bird netting and it doesnt look so nice, so GET FISH NETTING.

    i dont think a full face mask sniping is a great idea

    i snipe and i use a full mask. works fine.