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#1 mikeeitup

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 01:35 PM

Hey guys I picked up a KWA m4 speedloader. The nozzle does an okay job of loading as long as I have the  thing lined up perfectly and the spring already pulled down. Does anybody have a speedloading tip or product that they use to make it quick and painless? SHARE.
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Posted 19 November 2013 - 04:22 PM

Spring pulled down is the only way I can load these too.  Of course, that's how they're designed to load.

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Posted 19 November 2013 - 10:40 PM

That's pretty much the only way to do it. While I would have liked having a way to load the mags faster, I'll admit that it was a lot more fun at Tradewinds when I would dump all 6 mags into enemies, then retreat to the center of the building and frantically load mags one BB at a time from the speed loader so as to ensure double stacking. I found that sometimes you can give it quick pumps from the loader, effectively loading 4-5 BB's at a time, but there's a high chance for the BB's not stacking properly which may lead to miss feeding or jams, though I have never had a jam in mine after 2 years.

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Posted 20 November 2013 - 02:49 PM

This is sad news lol at the place I go to, we get a 5 min break between battles. This leads to frantic reloading the three guns I carry. With no way to speed up the process I guess I'll take my water break under fire eh gents?
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Posted 21 November 2013 - 10:09 PM

Ouch, yeah that will make things difficult. My suggestion would be that you load a magazine or two whenever there's free time. If you play at a CQB arena then I suppose this is less likely to be effective, but in larger mil-sim and field games there may be times where you control an objective and have a chance to hide in the building and load a magazine or two before leaving. Also, while the MP7 is very gas efficient it would be wise to carry a can of gas with you in a pouch or a backpack, as there is nothing worse than losing a BB fight because the magazine was out of pressure.

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 12:41 AM

Thanks for the tip. I guess I should buy more mags. ALL THE WEIGHT

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Posted 06 December 2013 - 10:58 PM

View Postmikeeitup, on 28 November 2013 - 12:41 AM, said:

Thanks for the tip. I guess I should buy more mags. ALL THE WEIGHT
Yeah, you've got that right! Even with just six, after a full weekend OPLC event my knees were dying from the extra stress.

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 04:42 AM

The ease of loading the M4-style guns has spoiled us.  The KWA loader easily handles the LM4, RM4, and KM4 style magazines but only perfect alignment will work with the HK MP7A1 or any gas pistols.  At least BBs are cheap and those falling need not be recovered (unless you're loading at home!).

I've yet to find a good loader for other than the KWA M4-style guns.

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 09:45 AM

View PostChuck S, on 08 December 2013 - 04:42 AM, said:

The ease of loading the M4-style guns has spoiled us.  The KWA loader easily handles the LM4, RM4, and KM4 style magazines but only perfect alignment will work with the HK MP7A1 or any gas pistols.  At least BBs are cheap and those falling need not be recovered (unless you're loading at home!).

I've yet to find a good loader for other than the KWA M4-style guns.

-- Chuck
I have found it actually gets much easier with practice.  I tend to use a smaller/narrower loader for my GBB pistol mags.  It helps me control the angle and alignment for more efficient and less hassled loading. Something like this one: http://www.airsoftgi...roducts_id=8303

Cheap and effective.

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Posted 08 December 2013 - 11:57 AM

I have two (three?) of these and their small size makes them easier than the KM4 loader when loading pistol and M7A1 magazines.  I know I keep one filled with 0.20g BBs for chronograph testing and the like.  They come with some sort of angled tip I've not yet figured out.

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 05:45 PM

That angled tip is for filling certain magazines, like the ones that come with an L96 sniper rifle.




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