Our take: The full metal gearbox enhanced 2011 version CYMA M14 SOCOM in wood finish is one of the finest examples of an M14 SOCOM AEG on the market under $250. It features a full metal gearbox paired to CYMA's modified M14 ultra high torque motor, along with a metal barrel to help deliver that power accurately. It can keep up with the best of the big guys at only a FRACTION of the cost. With a muzzle velocity that overpowers even Tokyo Marui AEGs and a reinforced full metal gearbox, this CYMA M14 is ready to rock and roll. With a full metal precision-crafted barrel and its full metal gearbox, the CYMA M14 SOCOM shoots at an extremely high FPS without compromising its sniper-accuracy, even in full automatic shooting mode.
Value wise, this M14 is the among the highest ranking bang-for-your-buck premium airsoft AEGs. With a full metal scope mount ($50 value), a rifle sling mount, batteries and charger ($50 value), and a slew of other metallic parts that make this gun all the more realistic, this gun is SKIRMISH-READY right out of the box.
For 2011, build material on the internals and hop-up assembly have been improved to provide a smoother power delivery, making for more powerful shots from this already-excellent M14 AEG while bettering component durability. The motor has been swapped for CYMA's newest ultra high-torque motor for an extremely high ROF [rate of fire] never before seen on an M14, making this one of the BEST M14s on the market, bar none. With a fully charged battery, the CYMA M14 is able to fire at over 830 rounds per minute at close to 400 FPS, a feat that is simply amazing!
* This package includes a Diamond Tactical Precision 2x42 Red Dot Zooming Sight unit. This is one of the most sought-after rifle scopes on the market due to the fact that it combines the advantages of a red-dot aiming system with those of a traditional zooming scope. Diamond Tactical's ultra high-quality 2x42 Red Dot zooming scope allows for a helpful 2x optical zoom, while maintaining a 7-intensity adjustable RED DOT at the center of the scope. That way, you can quickly acquire targets as you would with a standard red dot, but have the extra 2x zoom for more accurate shots/target acquisitions.
On the M14, the Diamond Tactical 2x42 zooming red dot sight works FLAWLESSLY. Its unlimited eye relief allows for effortless aiming from virtually any distance and/or viewing angle.
* Wood color + textured finish of the body looks phenomenal, especially as a skirmish weapon.
Operation: Electric Automatic
Firing Modes: Semi-automatic and Full-automatic
Muzzle Velocity: 350-400 FPS with 0.20g BBs
Magazine: 370-round high capacity (gear wind-up)
Gearbox: Full metal
Weight: 8 pounds
Ammo type: Seamless 0.20g or heavier (0.23g, 0.25g, 0.26g, 0.28g, etc) BBs. For maximum performance and accuracy, Airsoft Megastore recommends GoldenBall ProSlick BBs which carry perfect spherical consistency and density, available at Airsoft Megastore for the lowest price on the market, guaranteed.
Package includes: Rifle, rechargeable battery, wall charger, instruction manual, unjamming rod, 370-round high capacity magazine, full metal scope mount, sling mount, Diamond Tactical 2x42 zooming red dot scope
Battery Charger Recommendation: Although this fully automatic airsoft rifle comes with a standard wall charger to charge the battery, Airsoft Megastore recommends the use of a smart charger to avoid overcharging the battery (overcharged batteries may cause decreased airsoft gun performance and may shorten battery life significantly). Smart chargers not only shorten charge time significantly (up to 800% faster charging), but more importantly, also automatically shut off once the battery is fully charged to avoid overcharged batteries.