Electric Airsoft Guns
Electric airsoft guns or AEGs are the most common and available type of airsoft gun one can get. It is powered by a rechargeable battery and can shoot semi or full auto. It normally has a BB muzzle velocity of 300 to 400 FPS (Feet Per Second) using .20g BBs. Electric airsoft guns requires minimal maintenance compared to gas and is recommended for beginners and advanced players.
Gas Powered Airsoft Guns
Gas powered airsoft guns comes in different types green gas, CO2, or HPA. It uses pressurized gas to propel the BBs out. Green gas comes in pressurized bottle or can and is used to fill directly to the magazine and CO2 comes in a smaller 12g cartridge which is directly inserted in the magazine or grip. HPA is in short for High Pressure Air is another pneumatic system that uses compressed air, typically used as a conversion or upgrade from a regular electric airsoft gun. It can be adjusted to a certain FPS.
Spring Powered Airsoft Guns
Spring powered airsoft guns has to manually cocked to arm the gun and is ready to shoot. It comes in a form of pistol or rifle. These type of airsoft gun is budget friendly and does not need battery or gas to operate. The most common of these comes in a form of a pistol, shotgun, or sniper rifle.