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Thursday
Mar302017

ASG X9 Classic Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol Table Top Review

Type: Blowback Airsoft Pistol.
Manufacturer: KJWORKS Distributed by ASG
Model: X9 Classic
Materials: Metal slide & frame.
Weight: 2.1 pounds (950 grams).
Barrel: Metal non-rifled smooth bore.
Propulsion: 12 gram CO2.
Action: Blowback, single and double action.
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BB's.
Ammunition Capacity: 16 rounds.
FPS: 312+ fps.

Trigger Pull: The trigger pull on the ASG/KJWorks Beretta X9 Classic is very good in both single and double action. Double action is a bit longer and heavier than when shooting in single action since the hammer is being drawn back, but not overly heavy by any means. Single action shooting is short, light and crisp as you would expect when shooting a real steel Beretta 92 style pistol.

Accuracy: I have not done my actual Field Test Shooting video review for the ASG/KJWorks Beretta X9 Classic CO2 BB Pistol but I did get the chance to make a short preview video where I shot the Airsoft version of this M9 Beretta at some clay pigeons setup around 20 feet away. I was able to pop the center out of the clay pigeons no problem and found that even without any practice I was consistently hitting dead center on most shots. I am not sure exactly what the FPS will be btu it shoudl for sure get at least the claimed 312 fps if not a bit more.

 

Build Quality: As expected, the ASG X9 Classic Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol build quality is just like all the other KJWorks Airsoft guns I've tested so far. The ASG 4.5mm Steel BB shooting X9 Classic has more of a Matt finish but I kind of like it, not so many finger prints on the gun. All  the tolerances between the moving parts like the slide and frame are very tight showing excellent workmanship and machining from KJWorks.

Realism: The ASG X9 Classic Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol is an excellent copy of the real steel popular Beretta M9, it is really hard to tell it apart from the real version and the ASG X9 Classic can even be field stripped in the same manor as a real Beretta M9 Semi Auto pistol with the similar functioning parts. The only missing aspect would be Beretta Licensing since the ASG version is unlicensed.

Available in the: Replica Airguns Store

Pros:  

  • No ugly white warning instructions on the slide.
  • Really nice replica of the original Beretta M9.
  • Great weight and feel to it.
  • All metal design, fit and finish is very good as is with all KJWorks made guns.
  • Strong slide spring so should have nice heavy blowback action.
  • Realistic working safety and working slide catch and release.
  • Full size dropout metal magazine that holds steel BB's and CO2.
  • Can be field stripped like original Beretta M9.
  • KJWorks quality.

Cons:

  • Not licensed like the Umarex version.
  • None adjustable sights and white dot sights are kind of light.
  • Will eat up CO2 pretty quickly. 

Comments:
There are very few 4.5mm Steel BB guns made by KJWorks and it seems that ASG as far as I know is the only distributer that has teamed up with KJWork to have them make some of their guns, I reviewed the ASG CZ 75 which is another ASG/KJWorks distributer 4.5mm CO2 Blowback Pistol. I don't even think you can get the 4.5mm Steel BB shooting version direct from KJWork? What I love most of all about the ASG X9 Classic Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol is that it is made by KJWorks since there are already a lot of Beretta M9's and Mod. 92's already out there but if I could only have one it would probably be the ASG X9 Classsic!

My YouTube Table Top  Review of the ASG X9 Classic Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol:

Buy the ASG X9 Classic BB Pistol in Canada

Wednesday
Feb012017

SHOT Show 2017 ASG Interview

Another SHOT Show 2017 interview video, this interview is with Bob Li from ASG (Action Sport Games), Bob shares with me some updates to the super popular Dan Wesson 715 along with the reintroduced EVO Scorpion Inferno powered Airsoft Rifle. Bob finishes up with a new X9 Classic which is a Beretta M9 in 4.5mm Steel BB.

You may have thought the Dan Wesson 715 was already pretty much perfect as is so what could ASG to make it even better? How about different barrel lengths. ASG has introduce the Dan Wesson 715 in both a new 2.5 inch and 4 inch version. Both lengths will be hitting stores shortly and will come in .177 caliber pellet and 4.5mm steel BB options. 6mm Airsoft will be out later on. The 4 inch version also includes an integrated accessory rail machined into the outer barrel for those of you wanted to add items like lasers and tactical lights to your Dan Wesson 715.

Last year at SHOT Show ASG introduced the EVO CZ Scorpion 3 A1 Inferno powered Airsoft Rifle but is again reintroducing it this year since they decided to take their time and get it perfect before releasing it in stores this March. The EVO CZ Scorpion 3 A1 is Inferno powered using an HPA system with a custom chip set that allows for a three round burst option an empty magazine detection.

ASG has sourced out not just any 4.5mm Steel BB shooting M9, they are actually getting their new ASG X9 Classic built by KJWorks. KJWorks is known for their Airsoft guns and I have reviewed several of them to date. If you have been looking for a KJWorks M9 but would prefer it to be in 4.5mm Steel BB then the new X9 Classic 4.5mm Steel BB KJWorks M9 exclusive to ASG is where you can get one!

Saturday
Sep172016

Umarex Beretta Desert Storm and Daisy Powerline 5502 Preview Video

First off I want to point out that both of these guns I have already reviewed in slightly different cosmetic versions. The Umarex Beretta M92 A1 Desert Storm is essentially the same gun as the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 Blowback CO2 BB Pistol but with a distressed aged look and the Commemorative Desert Storm licensing on it. Similarly the Daisy Powerline Tactical 5502 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol is based on the chrome framed Daisy Powerline 5501 but the Daisy Powerline 5502 comes with a sight rail and compensator.

Check out my other reviews for the Daisy Powerline 5501 and Umarex Mod. 92 A1.

In this video I show you around both the Umarex Beretta M92 A1 Desert Storm and Daisy Powerline Tactical 5502 CO2 Blowback BB Pistol and compare them to their significant similar versions. I talk a bit about specifications but this is a preview video so I don't go into full details. I hope to add some follow up reviews especially a comparison shooting video between the Daisy Powerline Tactical 5502 and Daisy Powerline 5501 since there is a barrel length difference that may give the Powerline 5502 an FPS performance advantage.

I will leave you now with some specifications for both guns.

Umarex Beretta Desert Storm Commemorative Blowback CO2 BB Pistol:

  • 12 gram CO2 with Blowback
  • 4.5mm Steel BB's
  • 18 shot magazine
  • Smooth Bore Barrel
  • Single & Double Action
  • Semi & Full Auto Selectable
  • 310 fps
  • 2.4 Pounds

Daisy Powerline 5502 Tactical CO2 Blowback BB Pistol:

  • 12 gram CO2 with Blowback
  • 4.5mm Steel BB's
  • 15 shot magazine
  • Smooth Bore Barrel
  • Single Action Only
  • Semi Auto
  • 480 fps
  • 1.66 Pounds
Saturday
Jun182016

KJWorks Beretta M9 Differences Explained

I was personally confused about some of the similarities and differences between several models of KJWorks Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistols, so I decided to make a video where I go over 4 models of KJWorks M9 Pistols and point out the commonalities and differences between them.

Here are the 4 versions of KJWorks Beretta M9 CO2 Blowback Airsoft Pistols:

KJWorks M92 VE Airsoft CO2 Blowback Pistol:

KJWorks M9 Vertec Airsoft CO2 Blowback Pistol:

KJWorks M9A1 Airsoft CO2 Blowback Pistol:

KJWorks M9 Tactical Airsoft CO2 Blowback Pistol:

Here is a list of the commonalties between them:

  • All are based on the Beretta M9.
  • All shoot 6mm plastic Airsoft BB’s. 
  • All of them come with interchangeable 25 round CO2 Magazines.
  • All of them shoot around 360+ fps.
  • All have a metal slide and frame.
  • All weigh close to the same weight (2.1 - 2.4 pounds).
  • All shoot in single and double action.
  • All have ambidextrous safeties. 
  • All have white dot sights.
  • Prices range from $184 -$200.

Here is a list of the differences between them: 

  • The VE, Vertex and M9A1 come in a semi gloss finish while the Tactical is more of a matt black.
  • The VE and M9A1 have rails for accessory attachments while the Vertex and Tactical do not.
  • The Vertec, Tactical and M9A1 have laniard loops while the VE does not.
  • Some slight trigger guard differences between the models but very subtle. 
  • The Vertex and M9A1 share the same style classic Beretta pistol grip, The Tactical has a tactical finger pistol grip and the VE has it’s own unique pistol grip.

Make sure to watch my YouTube video where I cover this information in detail:

Friday
Jun102016

Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol Field Test Review

I have already done my full Table top Review for the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol so make sure to check that review out for more details on specifications and features.

In this Field Test Shooting video I take out my Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol and place five shots through my Chrony Chronograph to find out what the real word velocity performance will be and I also test the accuracy of the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol by shooting ten rounds down range at a paper target from 30 feet back using a semi rested shooting position(Gun rested on a sandbag, standing in the back). I also include some slow motion video of the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 blowback action close up in both semi auto and full auto modes.

For the Feet Per Second portion of my test I used a brand new CO2 along with 5.1 grain RWS nickel coated 4.5mm Steel BB's. The temperature outside was 15 degrees Celsius (59 Fahrenheit), so not super warm or cold, I would expect a little higher fps on a warmed day. Umarex claims a velocity of 310 fps, I was able to get a five shot average of 322 which was nice to see a higher than claimed fps for the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol.

Moving on to the Accuracy portion of my Field Test, I was able to get all 10 shots within a 2 inch grouping, not bad for a heavy blowback BB pistol. I did notice the shots where a little low and to the right so some shot placement adjustments may be required depending on your shooting range since the sights on the Umarex Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol are non-adjustable. The blowback action is nice and strong and the trigger is also very typical to what you would find on a Beretta M92. Shooting in full auto mode is a lot of fun and really gets your hand rocking. You should be able to get around 4 magazines in semi auto shooting mode and closer to 3 magazine in full auto shooting mode.

I really like the Beretta Mod. 92 A1 CO2 Blowback 4.5mm BB Pistol from Umarex, it's what many of us have been waiting for, a true licensed Model 92 and to top it off we even got full auto thrown in for fun :)

Buy the Umarex Beretta M9 A1 BB Pistol in Canada