The Platinum Edition M4 RIS was a joint project between ECHO 1 USA and VFC of Taiwan to develop a high end AEG which could complete with the top dogs of the industry in every category while retaining the same high level of value which put ECHO 1 on the map. The result of this collaboration is a lightweight, high performance M4 series carbine which will make your heart beat just a little faster.
With full metal construction the rifle is solid and well balanced yet surprisingly weighs less than an traditional ABS bodied M4, even with the equipped rail system. This is thanks mostly to a lightweight aluminum receiver which features a high quality anodized finish and laser engraved markings. The level of detail is remarkably high from the finely painted select fire designators to the serial sequential number each individual rifle receives. Another little noteworthy feature is the rifles polymer pistol grip which is noticeably narrower than traditional AEG grips and much closer to the feel of the real rifle. The rest of the rifles furniture is also manufactured from high quality polymer instead of cheap plastic which makes it that much more realistic. As with most M4 models, pulling back on the charging handle flips open the dust cover and pulls back the mock bolt to reveal the adjustable hop-up. However, this rifle features a working bolt catch so the bolt stays back after releasing the charging handle so you do not have to juggle the rifle while holding the charging handle back with one hand just so you can adjust the hop-up with the other. Just cycle the handle, adjust the hop-up and when you are done slap the release and the bolt snaps forwards just like the real thing. As you can see the rifle is equipped with a 5 position collapsible crane stock which can house an 8.4v or 9.6v crane or Nun-Chuck type battery pack. Also added from the original Platinum Edition is a full functioning rail system, allowing for more attachments for the most die hard player.
The Platinum Edition M4 RIS is packaged in a hard plastic carrying case and comes with both a 110 round mid capacity magazine as well as a 300 round high capacity magazine. While the rifle comes with a steel sling plate already installed for use with a one point sling, they have also included an optional front sling mount if you want to use a two or three point sling.
Its metal version 2 gearbox is a thing of beauty and comes standard with lots of goodies. These include such things as steel gears running on 8mm steel bushings, ported aluminum piston head with bearing, polycarb piston, M120 spring, steel spring guide with bearing and a steel selector plate. To get an in-depth look at this gearbox please check out the video at the bottom of the description. Remember, taking apart your AEG does void the warranty. This is shown just so you can see the rifles internals.
All of this produces an sinister 360 fps at the muzzle with a .2g BB and when powered by 9.6v battery it will rip out 900 rounds per minute. This combined with a one piece hop-up and precision 363mm barrel the rifle can effectively reach targets out to 180 feet away with great accuracy.
Comes with: Hard case, front sling mount, 1 high cap and 1 mid cap magazine, full rail system.
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Fire mode/s: Semi / Full Auto
Muzzle velocity: 360 fps w/ .2g
Effective range: 180 feet
Rate of fire: 850 RPM
Ammo type: High polished .2g to .28g
Hop Up: Adjustable
Magazine capacity: 110rd (Mid Capacity magazine), 300rd (Wind Up High Capacity Magazine)
Length: 31.5 – 34.75 inches
Battery: 8.4v or 9.6v Nun-Chuck Type
Motor type: Long Shaft Type
Inner barrel: 363mm
Comes with orange tip: Molded Plastic
Battery and charger NOT included.
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