For all of those who were wondering, we're closed Spring Bank Holiday Monday, that's the 27th May 2019.
The store will be closed as well as the customer services department, so if you try to visit or call us unfortunately there will be no one here to answer.
Phonelines and opening times return to normal on Tuesday 28th May 2019
Our courier services are not operating on Monday due to the Bank Holiday, so if you've ordered a next day service on Friday you can expect it to be with you tuesday.
The latest you can order for next day delivery is 2:30pm Thursday, for delivery on the Friday.
Airsoft Battery should only be charged with the chargers as they are specifically designed to work with the specific voltages required by the battery.
Different battery types have different chemical configurations, and require certain chargers to charge them. Charging a battery with the wrong charger can cause damage to the battery and charger, and can cause fires and further damage. Please ensure that before charging you double check that you are using the correct charger.
If your charger supports multiple battery types always ensure that it is on the correct settings before starting the charge.
If you are unsure of what battery or charger you have please get in touch with us via the Contact Us Page.
I got a battery charger free with my gun, can I use this to charge my Lipo???
If you got a free charger with your gun, we don't recommend you you it anyway, as they're usually a free gift and don't auto-stop when full. Typically the chargers which come with a gun are designed to charge Ni-Mh batteries, so charging a LiPo with this charger is likely to cause damage to the equipment, and possibly fires. We suggest you throw away the free charger, and invest in a higher quality LiPo auto-stop charger, which can be found in our LiPo Chargers Section on the website.
For more information on the free chargers please see our blog post:
Free Gift Batteries / Chargers, Replace them!
I just plugged a lipo to my ni-mh charger, what can happen?
Charging a LiPo on a Ni-Mh charger is dangerous. A LiPo is only designed to store a maximum of approx 4.2v per cell, with a Ni-Mh designed to hold much more across the entire battery. If you charge a LiPo with a Ni-Mh charger it will not know to stop automatically at the correct voltage for safety, and at worse case if you don't use an auto stop charger it will go until the battery fails. Battery failure usually results in the battery 'popping', 'swelling', and in some cases catching fire.
If you're using a LiPo and it is swollen or damaged stop using it immediately and get yourself a new one, disposing of the old one safely.
If you fancy yourself the chance of winning a new Airsoft replica to play with this weekend why not book yourself in at Halo Mill Proving Grounds located in Selby, York, where to enter all you have to do is turn up! The prize up for grabs is a Specna Arms SA-S03 M40A5 CORE Sniper Rifle in Multicam!
If you're under 18 don't worry, you can nominate any other person and we will gift the replica to them, be it a parent or family member who has a valid defence!
The Sniper Rifle is built to an amazing standard as you would expect, using N-Core reinforced Polymers to create a body which is bulky and satisfying to shoulder, tough enough to go the extra mile and yet still lightweight enough to make this a manageable rifle. The upper receiver and all external trim components such as the cheek rest and trigger well are made from Alloy with a Nano Coating finish that protects the metalwork from scratches. The rifle comes included with a 20mm rail piece for the handguard, which allows you to attach laser/light accessories and requires fixing to the body via self-tapping screws. The upper receiver also features a 20mm rail which is ready for the included scope or any other optics you may have lying about. Just to the right of the bolt handle you will find the safety lever, which blocks off the trigger from use when it is in the rear position.
If you're looking for a sniper rifle which is built to a crazy high standard, has everything you need to go right out of the box, has smooth and consistent performance without too much setup, and is reasonably priced, the SA-S03 M40A5 is just the ticket.
For more information you can visit the Halo Mill: Proving Grounds Facebook page.
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