The M4 Armatus Electric Blow Back from APS is a beautifully crafted airsoft rifle which is constructed from metal and high quality polymer. Even at a glace you can tell that the Armatus is not your typical M4 as it is equipped with many external features you would not even find on guns for more than twice its cost.
It has been fitted with a 11 inch, free floating CQB length barrel which replicates a stainless steel bull barrel that you would find on a competition grade assault rifle. Surrounding the barrel is a CNC machined 6.25” aluminum quad rail system which interfaces seamlessly with the rifles flat top mounting deck which gives you plenty of room for a foregrip, flashlight, dot sight and practically any other accessory you would want to mount to your rifle.
Another notable external feature of the rifle is the blow back system which gives the Armatus a little more realism when compared to some other AEGs. Squeeze off a round and the mock bolt cycles back while sending a satisfying jolt into your shoulder.
11 inch, free floating bull barrel.
6.25 inch quad rail system.
Flip up front and rear sights are also removable.
Ambidextrous buffer tube sling mount plate.
Crane stock with ambidextrous QD sling swivel.
Functional bolt catch.
On the firing line the APS M4 Armatus Electric Blow Back was found to produce a healthy 375 fps at the muzzle using a .2g BB which gives this rifle enough range to connect with targets out to 180 feet away. Internally you will find Version 2 gearbox which features an aluminum air nozzle with internal o-ring for improved air seal and compression. Other features include steel gears running on 8mm metal bushings, a polycarbonate piston with ported piston head and a steel bearing spring guide. The spring guide is a quick change design which can be unlocked from the gearbox for easy removal of the spring without requiring the entire gearbox to be opened.
Please note that we found the battery which APS provided with the gun is relatively weak and we do recommend purchasing an aftermarket battery.
Comes with: 9.6v 800mah battery pack, 200mah trickle charger and cleaning rod. Battery charge time: 4.0 hours
If you are getting one of your first AEGs please take a moment and read the following Hints and Tips for AEG owners.
Please click on the hyperlinks to view more information!
Fire mode/s: Semi / Full Auto
Muzzle velocity: 375 fps w/ .2g
Effective range: 180 feet
Rate of fire: 800 RPM
Ammo type: High polished .2g to .28g
Hop Up: Adjustable
Weight: 6.00 lbs
Magazine capacity: 300 rds (Wind Up High Capacity Magazine)
Length: 26.75 - 30 inches
Battery: 8.4v or 9.6v, Nun-Chuck
Motor type: Long Shaft Type
Inner barrel: 285mm
Comes with orange tip: Molded Plastic
Battery and Charger included
©2012 Shorty USA Inc. Property of Shorty USA Inc. Duplication for commercial purposes is expressly forbidden.