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Feature Friday – Doodson

Today it's time to introduce our 2nd Dave of this current blog series. Known mostly as Doodson, he's been with Patrol Base for over 7 years! Originally working part-time, he finally fell into his full-time position of most days working within our in-store workshop and front of house staff. Doodson is quite well known for his taste in rifles, optics, upgrades and... if you hear someone laughing in a bush, you're about to get shot by him mid game day.

Ninja Doodson also shoots real steel rifles as a hobby, but today we are purely focusing on his 6mm plastic addition. Let's start off with his gear, the very little of it that he runs with.

The Gear:

As we have already mentioned, Doodson has pretty much always run super lightweight. Not quite naked, but also not far off. Generally seen running all year in a t-shirt and combat bottoms, he does opt for a thermal base layer when the winter starts to creep in.

Doodson's latest loadout consists of:

  • Salomon - GTX boots
  • Sealskins - Socks because the ‘gtx-yness’ stopped working and it was cheaper than new boots
  • Vertx - Mandrake trousers
  • Black Hawk - riggers belt
  • Black Hawk - 1911 holster
  • Blue Force Gear - Helium Whisper Dump Pouch
  • Blue Force Gear - Helium Whisper M4 mag pouch
  • Arcteryx - Thermal Top
  • Vortex - Organic Muley T-Shirt

Literally, that is it! When running his tricked out VSR, his spare magazines and speedloaders are simply stored in his pocket and the tactical stock-pouch.

The Guns:

Doodson has owned many guns in his Airsoft life. But today we are focusing on his special two. Always known as being a sneaky sniper, running and gunning a MK23, it wasn't until quite recently he moved onto the ASG - Scorpion Evo hype.

Let's get straight into the upgrade. Dave is all about range, accuracy and consistency and having to tinker with nearly everything. The internals consists of:

Externally Doodson has chopped down the suppressor to submerge it into the handguard some more, installed an HB Industries - EVO Paddle Mag Release and opted for a VORTEX - VIPER PST Gen II 106x24 SFP VMR-2 MRAD scope mounted on a VORTEX - American Eagle Precision QR mount.

Now onto potentially Doodson's move beloved weapon. His fully pimped out Tokyo Marui - VSR-10 Pro Sniper Rifle. This is the railed version fitted with a suppressor and has had some serious time and money spent on it internally.

Let's get straight into it:

As mentioned already, Doodson runs light so all his magazines and spare speedloader of ammo are stocked in the stock pouch of the rifle or in his trouser pockets.

The rifle itself has also had other modifications including a blanked off mock ejection port to reduce sound when the piston smacks against the cylinder head and trigger release. The stock has also been filled with expanding foam too.

Lastly, one of the most common questions Doodson would get asked on a game day is... What scope is that!?! Taken from his real steel background he likes to keep familiar with his optics and slaps on a VORTEX - Razor Gen2 4.5-27x56 (available if you contact us!). The scope has been secured to the sight rail with a VORTEX - Precision Match 34mm Rings.

Finally onto his third pride and joy today. Doodson currently favours (from his collection), his Tokyo Marui - HI-CAPA 5.1 Gas Blowback Pistol finished in Chrome or to others, a Stainless Steel look.

Absolutely nothing has been done to this pistol! It's completely stock other than a slightly filed trigger guard to allow it to drop easily into his BLACKHAWK 1911 holster.

To see more of Doodson and his loadout, check out our "Staff Armoury" gallery on our Instagram by clicking here.

Feature Friday – Heeson

Today we want to introduce to you Dave, mostly known as Heeson to staff because we have another Dave here... We will stick to Heeson for the purpose of this blog. Heeson has been here several years mostly within the two workshops we have. Most days you can see Dave managing the storefront and tinkering away on customer projects as well as a few of his own Frankensteins. One of which is featured today in this very blog.

Heeson is also a face seen many times at HALO MILL - Proving Grounds and mini Instagram famous with his own channel that can be found here.

The Gear:

One for running simple, fast and quietly Heeson has gone down a slimline route for his latest loadout, especially when combined with his favourite custom build sniper rifle right now. Generally, you can see him on the field in jeans or affordable combat trousers. He's proud of running a budget rig too, the 8Fields Tactical - Multi-Mission Chest Rig. Absolutely perfect for storing the essential but also a couple of bangs and smoke for those tricky situations.

The most expensive piece of kit has to be his jacket. See the full breakdown on his latest loadout below:

The pouches haven't been modified at all, they are perfectly suited for pistol magazines as well as the sniper mags as seen in the pictures.

As well as pistol magazines you have room for 5.56 and a few pyro at the same time.

The Gun:

Heeson has had quite the range of guns from AEG to Gas, rifle to pistol and more. His latest and potentially most popular build has to be his cut down VSR rifle.

Based on a WELL - MB03A Heeson has gone against the norm of owning a Tokyo Marui and fully decking it out. Instead, he wanted a budget rifle and see how far he could push it. Externally the rifle has been accessorised with a VORTEX - 3-9x40 VMR-1, chopped down an outer barrel and then finished off with a SWISS ARMS - Universal 23cm Suppressor.

The back of the rifle has had a rifle stock cheek pouch fitted for carrying those sneaky mid game treats. Internally the following surgery has been undertaken:

The suppressor is actually removable too, it isn't just glued on! There is a silencer adaptor, similar to this which was slotted into the outer barrel and secured. But why did he build this super stubby sniper? Simply because someone online said stubby snipers look ugly... we hope those who read this can now disagree and admire his build 😉

To find out more on Dave and his builds, follow his personal work account by clicking here.

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New G&G Guns!

You're probably aware we had our biggest restock of G&G ever the other day,  but what you might not have seen is the amount of new guns we got in stock. We got over 12 new guns in, some in new colours, and some you've probably never seen before!

If you want to see all of the new G&G Guns, please feel free to check out our New Product Section for G&G Guns.

Here are a selection new Airsoft Guns just from the G&G range:

G&G - PDW 15 AR - Black

An Airsoft 6mm BB Gun designed by G&G and based on the Honey Badger Style AR15 PDW Assault Rifle. The rifle is perfect for those who are looking for a CQB monster, with a high quality build, a great list of features, and best of all, looks cool.

G&G - GEC36 G36 - Black

An Airsoft AEG replica of the G36c, which fires 6mm BBs and is powered by an Electrically Powered Gearbox built by Guay Guay as part of the G&G Advanced Range. This G36 is perfect for those Airsoft Skirmishers who have always wanted a G36, but are looking for the highest possible quality build, with a wide range of supporting features.

G&G - GT Advanced TR4-18 418 EBB AEG AEG Long - Desert

A pneumatic blowback 6mm BB Airsoft replica inspired by the H&K 416D assault rifle. This particular offering from G&G is based largely around the standard 416D, a piston driven 5.56mm NATO assault rifle, intended to be a replacement for the venerable M16 / M4 platform. If you’re looking for a standard sized 416D replica, or simply want an incredibly practical and tactical Airsoft gun, then the T4-18 M418 is a solid choice.

G&G - M1 Garand Semi Auto AEG - Real Wood

A replica of the classic US Rifle: the M1 Garand, used throughout WW2 and produced from 1934 - 1956, the predecessor to the M14 rifle and is a Semi Auto Locked Airsoft Electric AEG. The rifle is a great replica of the Real M1 Garand, and is perfect for those who run a WW2 American Loadout, or for those who want an iconic weapon from years past.

G&G - TR4-18 Short Light - Desert

A Pneumatic Blowback Airsoft 6mm BB Gun AEG, designed to replicate the look of the H&K 416c, a weapon which fires 5.56mm NATO rounds and is used widely around the world due to its design and reliability. This gun is great for those who want a 416 with blowback, or for those who want a solid rifle with no wobble.

G&G - GR14 Type 57 M14 Rifle - Faux Wood

An Airsoft Electric Powered Semi-Automatic AEG built and created by G&G as a replica of the famous US M14 Rifle. This rifle is perfect for those Airsoft Skirmishers who are looking for a rifle to fit in with the US Army load out, or for those who are looking for a rifle to convert to a DMR in the future.

Again, if you want to see all of the new G&G Guns, please feel free to check out our New Product Section for G&G Guns.

Hope this helps ?
– Patrol Base Jonny

What does G&G Stand for?

I keep seeing G&G, what does it stand for?

PatrolBase Jonny
Hey there! G&G is a shortened variant of the company's actual name, which is Guay Guay. Hope this helps 🙂

G&G Two Tones

Can I get G&G Stuff two toned?

PatrolBase Jonny
Hey there! We can Two-Tone any product on our website! For more information please read the blog post I wrote on the subject, which I will link below for you. Hope this helps 🙂


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