Tanaka Airsoft Colt SAA 2nd 4-3/4 inch Pegasas 2 Gas Revolver
- Based on "The Gun That Won The West"
- 2nd Generation Colt Single Action Army
- 4-3/4"Inch Barrel Version
- Full Period-Correct Markings
- New Patented "Pegasas II" System
- Reinforced Internal Construction
- Improved Performance Compared to the Older System
- The Most Realistic Airsoft Revolver on the Market
- Some Internals are Real-Steel Spec
- New adjustable Hop-Up
The legendary Colt Single Action Army (S.A.A.) Revolver is an iconic firearm. Known as "the gun that won the west" and "the peacemaker", it is the quintessential cowboy gun, used by lawmen, outlaws, and civilians alike during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The Single Action Army revolver features a six-round cylinder and has been offered in over 30 different kinds of calibers but it was first chambered in the .45 Long Colt cartridge, which was the standard round used by the US military for many years since its first introduction to the market. There are many variants of the S.A.A. like the Cavalry (7.5"inch barrel), Artillery (5.5"inch barrel), and Civilian (4.75"inch barrel) standard models, then there are unique models like the birds head grip variant that has a grip the shape of an eagles beak and Wyatt Earp's Colt Buntline 45 which has a barrel length of 10"inches. Seen in classic western flicks like "The Quick & The Dead" and games like the Red Dead Redemption Series, the Colt 45 S.A.A. is definitely a cult-classic staple in the world of firearms.
The Colt S.A.A. is a single-action revolver, meaning that the shooter must manually cock the hammer before firing each shot. This adds an extra level of control and precision to the shooting experience, as the shooter must take the time to aim and fire deliberately. The trigger pull is light and crisp, making it easy to achieve accurate shots even at longer distances. But if you fancy shooting like a cowboy, you'd be tempted to quick-draw the gun and fan all six shots. As cool and badass as it sounds, it would not be recommended to do so as the revolver's internals are delicately crafted and it would result in premature wear and tear unless it has been finely tuned to allow for the fanning technique to be used consistently. The 2nd generation Colt S.A.A. revolver is a faithful reproduction of the original design, with a few modern upgrades that make it more practical for modern-day use. The sights have been improved for better accuracy, and the action has been tuned to ensure smooth and reliable operation.
For the airsoft world, Tanaka Works has given us the opportunity to experience the legendary gun in its absolute peak physical form. Tanaka Works' rendition of the 2nd generation Airsoft Colt Single Action Army is jaw-dropping as they are well-known for their exquisite model cap guns and extremely realistic airsoft revolvers. The "PEGASAS II" 2nd Generation Colt SAA gas airsoft revolver by Tanaka Works is their latest offering of realistic airsoft revolvers, especially ones that are steeped in history.
The Pegasas II system is a direct upgrade from their previous Pegasus I (do note that the "a" and the "u" are not a typo), featuring an adjustable hop-up and a full-length cylinder base pin that adds more realism and a stronger structure to the replica. The Pegasus system itself is unique because it does not use shells like traditional airsoft revolvers do but instead holds the BBs in the cylinder like a magazine and the gas is charged in the back of the cylinder, meaning that apart from the barrel, the cylinder and the frame being designed for airsoft, internally, some parts are compatible with its real steel counterparts such as the hammer assembly, the trigger assembly, the cylinder stop, and the grips. Now before you start thinking about converting their toy guns into something that is NOT a toy, Tanaka Works has implemented various safety precautions to prevent such conversions like the dimensions being vastly different for the cylinder, barrel, and frame.
The Pegasas II Airsoft Colt Single Action Army itself feels incredible to hold in your hand and is surprisingly hefty, featuring metal internal parts, a metal cylinder shell, and a zinc powder-reinforced ABS plastic body. The action is butter smooth and also has the signature "C.O.L.T." 4 clicks when cocking the hammer and just like the real steel Single Action Army, the trigger is very light and crisp. To load the gun, the user must half-cock the hammer to allow the cylinder to rotate, load the BBs in the front of the cylinder or put the BBs in the ejector tube and simply rotate the cylinder and pull the ejector rod to load the Single Action Army. The loading gate is where you charge gas, using a specific gas-charging nozzle attachment that is included in the box. Simply rotate the cylinder until you find the appropriate charging port. Once the airsoft revolver has been loaded, the user must decock the hammer to its neutral position before fully cocking it back to shoot, otherwise, wear and tear will occur and can potentially damage and ruin the timing of the cylinder.
Shooting the gun is a blast, to say the least with all the clicks and clacks expected when cocking an Airsoft Single Action Army revolver. Though the gun does not have any blowback, the weight of the hammer slamming forward does give the gun a unique feel when pulling the trigger as the hammer spring is incredibly strong. I would say that the feeling is akin to shooting an open bolt gun but in purely semi-auto. The resulting bang is louder than expected and is quite satisfying. The gun is fully skirmishable and is perfect for any wild-west loadout whether it be lawman or outlaw.
Overall the Tanaka Works "Pegasas II" 2nd Generation Airsoft Colt Single Action Army gas airsoft revolver is a welcome addition to the pew pew world.
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*HFC134a gas recommended, anything stronger may increase wear & tear of the product. Use at your own discretion.
|Shooting Mode||Semi Auto|
|Net Weight (kg)||0.83|
Tanaka Colt S.A.A. 2nd 4-3/4 inch Pegasas 2 Gas Revolver