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How to Prep an Airsoft Event – Airsoft Bootcamp Ep 4


Well well, guess who came crawling back for more information and knowhow. Couldn’t figure this out on your own did
you. Anyway, this bootcamp episode we’ll
be covering how you should prepare for an airsoft skirm! No, I’m not talking about eating your veggies. I’m talking about making sure you’ve got
everything with you! So you don’t experience those moments like, **** I forgot my glasses or **** where’s my ammo or ********** If it were up to me, you would have just entered
the field without your glasses and use your bare fists. But apparently, safety comes first and you
may not hit people in the face when doing Airsoft. So for you milk drinkers out there, Viper
will be explaining everything very slowly, so you can get that one brain cell of yours
running. Thanks for the introduction Coach, but
please stay off of the field because you’re way too aggressive and also banned by the
way. So quick before we get started, don’t forget
to sub and hit the bell button if you haven’t done that already. This way you help us keep this channel alive
so we can keep helping you guys out regarding these subjects. And we have some very cool things planned
for the future which you definitely don’t want to miss, so just smash that stuff. That being said. As Coach already mentioned, today we’ll
help you prep for those weekend warrior events. So let’s get started. Now, if it comes to prepping your gear and such
there’s actually a fairly simple thing we use since nearly the very beginning we started
doing this sport. It basically comes down to a checklist. A checklist is ideal, because it only needs
to be made once and might need some minor adjustments every few Months or so. And the thing is, when making your bag you
can simply go over your list and check whether you’ve got everything. This dramatically reduces the chance you’ve
missed something and prevents you getting on the field without your glasses for example. So, what needs to be on your list then? Well, most importantly is the basic core gear,
meaning especially your PPEs or personal protective equipment, your Airsoft gun and supplies like
BBs and gas for example. If you miss any of those and don’t have
them with you, well then you’re ******. Now, some of you might have noticed it already,
the things I just mentioned are just the basic things your kit needs which we’ve talked
about in our two previous episodes of Airsoft Bootcamp. So, for the new guys visiting our channel,
definitely check those videos out, we will put the link in the description below. The rest is all added stuff, but that obviously
depends on what you have and use. Also even small simple reminders for essential
things like water, food, some extra cash and your event access letter can be put on your
checklist as well. Now gear and such aside, you might even want
to make an extra “To Do” list for things you need to do. Like lubing your pistol, cleaning your barrel,
cleaning your dirty boots and glasses, checking your gun and mags for loose parts and screws
or even buying extra gas cans and BBs for your next event. These are all things you can keep track off
and so you don’t forget stuff you need to do before your next event. This way your stuff doesn’t get neglected
and your life gets that bit easier as well. Now, prepping also means charging and that’s
not only for the batteries of your AEG if you’re using such a gun. No, it’s also charging your radio, flashlight,
laser or PEQ box, tracer unit and in our case even cameras. For this, the best thing you can do for the
lifetime of all these batteries, is to charge all this stuff the day before or maximum 2 days before the actual event. And when charging, always stay near your batteries. This way you can quickly handle when they’re
acting strange, so you don’t burn down your house. Besides this, other things you want to pay attention for
as well are, To not load your magazines at home, because
1; this is how accidents may happen and 2; the tension of your spring will become
weaker over time if they’re compressed which you do by loading them. So guys, just load them on the field and spend
a little bit less time chatting about what new stuff you’re waiting for to be delivered
which still hasn’t shown up in the last week or use real-caps like we hardcore guys
do and build some skills. That being said, You also want to keep an eye out on the weather
predictions, so when going outdoor you know what clothing to take with you. And of course minding what season it is, is
important as well. For example in the summer you’ll probably
get to do with mosquitos, so bring a mosquito spray with you and if you’re going to deal
with high grass, wear long sleeves and pants instead of shorts. So you avoid getting bites from any weird
looking bugs and you don’t start to mutate in a guy with a giant insect head. And a tick pen can always be useful as well. Speaking of tools, it’s always good to have
some sort of basic toolkit to deal with some minor technical issues on the fly. We’re planning to make a video about what
this small kit should generally contain, so once we’ve made it, it will be in the description
down below. Furthermore, it’s a bad idea to go full
camo to your event site and you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know it’s even
worse to go in full combat gear. And going with your guns ready is only good
if you have a dead wish or want to end up in jail. So, guys think about what you’re doing. It all looks so real, so behave according
as it would be the real stuff especially towards the outside world. Now, if you want to be somewhat “ready to go”
when hitting the field. We suggest you to just wear your base layers,
your pants and boots, so no tactical shirts, belts, carriers or similar. This will rather make you look like a guy
just wearing cool pants instead of a soldier, policeman, mercenary or whatever and you’re already halfway ready when arriving at the field. The rest of your stuff can easily go into
your bag and if your carrier, rig or vest doesn’t fit, you can just carry it separately. But guys, please be discreet and don’t put any magazines in it. That aside, It’s also recommended to always pack some
extra supplies with you. Take for example an extra bag of BBs, an extra
can of gas & an extra battery for your AEG, optic, flashlight or whatever. So you never run without ammo or a power source
on the field. You obviously also don’t want to forget
your wallet and especially your phone, so you can always call your mommy to pick you up after your mission has been completed. Now, furthermore also mind you don’t take stuff
with you, you don’t really need. What do we mean by that? Well, take for example a bright sunny outdoor
day with not a single dark area to spot. On such a day there’s no need to bring a
flashlight mounted onto your gun. So, think about what you’re going to do
and what you need when prepping your kit. Now, to get a better idea of what you might need regarding clothing for different weather situations you can take a look at our own basic kit video. For this, you can find the link in the description
below. At last you might also want to pack an extra
pair of pants, clean shoes and a shirt if you prefer to not make your trip back home
all sweaty and rather avoid your car from getting all dirty with mud and such. That being said, we know there are some guys out there that
just throw their equipment in the corner of a garage after a skirm and don’t look
at it again till the next event. We obviously don’t recommend you to do that, especially
if you’ve put some money in your equipment and guns, like we have. In fact, we even do most of our laundry and
a full equipment checkup directly after an event, so it is all kept at its best shape. Now, If you guys want to have a look at a check
list example, we’ll put ours on our blog page about this subject at reconbrothers.com. We will provide the link as always in the description down below. As always don’t forget to visit our giveaway
page on reconbrothers.com, you may potentially be the winner of this Month’s giveaway. Let us know if you use something like a checklist
to prep yourself or are you going to, now that you’ve seen this video. Let us know in the comments below. Don’t forget your fancy war patches next
time you go shooting. Thank you for watching and we’ll see you guys next week.

14 Comments

  1. James Depotter Author

    Gebruiken jullie altijd low cap? Want ik wil een AEG aanschaffen maar het model heeft alleen low & high caps. Of zou ik mid caps aanschaffen van een ander merk?

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  2. Alfie Hardwick Author

    I always put on my gear and everything else on go down my mental list of the things I need put all my stuff in my bag so I don't forget my stuff in the morning, I also carbo-load

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  3. Aaron the Humanist Author

    I notice you guys don't use trouser elastics? Do you even have them over there? Sometimes called trouser twists. There are short spiral elastic patacord looking things with hooks, you wrap tgem round your ankles and tuck your trousers in tgem from underneath. Prevents bugs crawling up your legs, also looks smarter. We have some Ticks here that give you Lyme disease (very nasty) so best avoided.

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  4. Aaron the Humanist Author

    Ahhhh 21st century precautions, my goodness, how things changed. Back in the last century, 1990s we would walk the 45 minute trip to our site by a river in full combats including camouflage face paint, battle gear etc, everything except guns visible, which were in our bags. Sometimes just a few, other times a squad of six or more. At 9.00am on a Sunday morning few people were about. The walk back around 6pm was harder, especially after running around all day.

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  5. Martin Boorn van den Author

    thanks for the great tip, i'd hate to mutate into a guy with a giant insect head 😀 hahaha… another great video 😉

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  6. g0d_like Author

    What should i do ?
    I have 2 batteries and i charge them both before my skirm but i don't always use them both until they died but i also don't wanna go with just one and then have no back up what to do?

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  7. Maeson Frymire Author

    In america i can walk around with full camo, ar500 armor, and ar15 and nobody cares. God Bless america LOL. LOVE THE CHANNEL KEEP IT UP

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  8. Blackmonjet Author

    walking around in full camo is completely fine in the UK. idk about the rest of europe but no one really cares. you might a few weird looks but thats it.

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