Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Scarab Arms

There appears to be a new manufacturer on the milsim marker market! Scarab Arms based out of Las Vegas has the following to show off:

"The Scarab TGR2 MILSIM Magazine Fed Marker is constructed from durable light-weight T6 Aluminum Alloy and Nylon Fiber with fully ambidextrous controls, sling mounts, comfortable ergonomics and an easy and quick dissasembly feature. The Scarab Marker is equipped with high end iron sights and an integrated MIL-STD 1913 top mounting rail for optical or electronic sights and other accessories. The lightweight fiber magazine holds 18 projectiles while the marker its self features a chamber sight window to instantly verify both the payload type and need to conduct a tactical or regular reload.
In addition to this the SCARAB will accept numerous 0.68 paintball magazines manufactured by different suppliers.
The propellant source is hidden in the butstock for a more realistic and tactical feel while the pistol grip can be exchanged with almost all Gas Blow Back Airsoft AR platforms or real steel m4/m16 pistol grips.
The Barrel system is 100% free floating accepting any A5 threaded barrel. The Scarab also comes standard with an extremely tough RIS sytem that holds a built in cleaning rod."

And here are some specs for you guys:

"Caliber: 0.68(17mm) and Fin Stabalized Round Ready
Action: Semi-Automatic – open bolt Blowback
Fire Selector: Ambidextrous
Rail System: Free Floating RIS
Magazine release: Ambidextrous
Propellant: HPA, CO2 or Nitrogen
Working Pressure: 300 – 1000PSI
Projectile Feed: Spring loaded Magazine Fed
Effective Range (standard 0.68 Paintball – 3.2g) 45m/147ft
Effective Range (Scarab Round) 70m/229ft
Velocity: up to 300FPS Please ensure your marker is shooting at 300fps or under to ensure a safe MILSIM environment."
Draw your own conclusions, but from what I've read (in my quite tired state, I'll try and write more about this in the morning when I have the energy to do more than just copypasta) it seems like this could be a real contender in the milsim world! Here's a little bit about the company:
"Scarab Arms LLC is a designer and manufacturer of high quality MILSIM type Magazine-Fed Paintball Markers based out of Las Vegas, NV.
Our products cater for LE and Military as well as MILSIM (Military Simulation) operators and scenario paintball players around the world.
Although the Scarab Arms brand had been recently established our team comprises of some of the most experienced engineers and MILSIM operators in the industry today.
Our objective always is to provide our clients with the most innovative, realistic and extremely durable platforms, we do not take short cuts or compromise on quality hence we build our markers to last under extreme operating conditions with the least amount of maintenance time and effort.
We are currently in the final stages of launching our anchor product the SCARAB TGR2 however we have completed the designs and drawings for the next five MILSIM platforms that will be released in due time.
Please take the time to review our product page and contact us for any feedback inquiries or comments.
Thank you,

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