Ares Amoeba AS-02 'STRIKER' Bolt Action Scouting Sniper Rifle

Ares
Product code:
£189.99
  • Ultra Compact
  • Tactical Scout Sniper
  • Folding Shoulder Support

The AS-02 'STRIKER' Bolt Action Scouting Sniper Rifle is a decedent of the ever popular AS-01 Striker, but with a difference, this one is ultra compact. The rifle features a much shorter barrel, and upgraded body to make this Sniper Rifle a truly unique piece of kit.

Full description

Description

The AS-02 is designed as the compact companion rifle to ARES’ AS-01, created for those Airsofters who like sniping, but also like to get a little closer to the action. Redesigned as a scout type rifle, the AS-02 features a shortened barrel, but doesn’t sacrifice any of the accuracy performance that made the full-sized AS-01 so popular. The barrel isn’t the only modification, as ARES has completely redesigned the chassis. The handguard has been replaced with an MLOK compatible design, allowing users to attach any accessories that they need, from flashlights and lasers, to grips and more. The stock has benefited from the addition of a folding shoulder brace, which allows you to better support the weapon when shooting from a fixed position or hiding in the bushes. The charging handle has also been replaced, now using a larger and more ball-like design, making it easier to grab and operate the bolt.

Much like it’s bigger brother, the AS-02 possesses multiple design features which are more traditionally seen on higher end Airsoft sniper rifles, such as the Top-down Hop-Up unit, short pull bolt and cocked warning indicator. The most notable features are the simplicity of the design which results in an easy to strip and maintain design; the bolt can be removed with a single pin. The AS-01 also uses AEG springs, rather than sniper springs, a feature which allows users to easily replace the spring with a wide range of common AEG springs without modification, safe in the knowledge that their AS-01 will continue to function properly. As an additional safety feature, the AS-01 has a weapon cocked warning marker, which indicates to the user when the weapon has been cocked and is ready to fire. The barrel also uses an internal stabiliser. The weapon is supplied with a 55-round magazine, over double the ammunition capacity compared to most Airsoft sniper rifles. Reloading has been made as easy as possible, thanks to the use of an ambidextrous magazine release and magazine guides in the magazine well. The mag-release has been extended to trigger guard, allowing users to use their index finger to release the magazine without having to let go of the gun for a quicker reload. The weapon chassis has been designed to be as ergonomic as possible, constructed from high strength and light weight polymers, the stock and grip have rounded edges for a comfortable hold, and features a removable grip plate which can be exchanged for other sizes. A standard universal bipod swivel mount is located at the front, allowing for the installation of a wide range of bipods. The outer barrel has a 22mm Clockwise thread for attaching suppressors, when a thread adaptor is used. 

This compact scout style Airsoft sniper rifle is the perfect rifle for anyone looking to get into sniping, as it combines many advanced features with a very attractive price tag

Features:

  • Part of the Ares AMOEBA STRIKER range
  • Bolt action sniper rifle
  • Compact scout rifle
  • Upgraded MLOK handguard
  • Folding shoulder support
  • Larger 'ball' type charging handle
  • Short bolt pull
  • Fluted outer barrel
  • Front universal bipod mount point
  • Interchangeable grip dystem
  • Ambidextrous rear sling loop plate can be switched from left / right
  • 19cm Fixed 20mm RIS / RAS Rail for Large Sights and Scopes
  • Top-down Hop-Up unit for precise setting
  • Hop-Up unit adds range and accuracy by imparting Spin on the BB
  • Adjustable Hop-Up unit for use with a range of heavyweight BBs
  • 22mm threaded outer barrel
  • Cocked warning indicator
  • Single pin removal to remove the bolt
  • Uses common AEG style springs
  • Stabilised inner barrel
  • Magazine guides for easy insertion
  • 55 round Mid-Cap magazine
  • Ambidextrous magazine release
  • Extended magazine release around trigger guard
  • Ergonomic stock design

Package Includes:

  • Amoeba AS-02 'STRIKER' Bolt Action Scouting Sniper Rifle
  • Magazine
  • Basic Speed Loader

Specification

General

Weapon Construction External
Weapon Type
Snipers Rifle
Over 18 Only Icon
Over 18
Yes
Icon UKARA - United Kingdom Airsoft Retailer Association
Defence / UKARA Required
Yes, No,
FPS Icon
FPS (Feet Per Second), using 0.20g BB
Approx. 280fps ± 10%, using 0.20g BB
Site Legal Icon
Site Legal, using 0.20g BB
Yes
Screwdriver Icon
Pre-Built
Yes
Package
Included Items
Magazine
Skill Level Icon
User Skill Level
Regular Player

Weight and Dimension

Weight KG Icon
Weight (KG)
Approx. 2.11kg
Weapon Length Collapsed
Length (Collapsed)
88.5cm
Weapon Length Extended
Length (Extended)
88.5cm

Construction

Colour Wheel Greyscale
Primary Colour
Black, Dark Earth, Urban Grey, Olive Drab,
Colour Wheel Greyscale
Secondary Colour
Black
Two Tone Icon
Pre Two-Toned
No
Construction Icon
Construction
Alloy Upper Reciever, Stock, and Sling Loop with Polymer Body, Handguard and Magazine
Weapon Construction External
External Construction
Polymer
Alloy
Gearbox Icon
Internal Construction
Polymer
Alloy

Weapon Specific

Power Source Icon
Powered By
Spring
Blowback Icon
Blowback
None
Weapon Platform
Amoeba STRIKER
Magazine Style Icon
Magazine Style
Striker
Fire Select Icon
Fire Selector
None
Shooter Configuration Icon
Shooter Configuration
Right Handed
Weapon Configuration Icon
Weapon Configuration
Bolt Action
Weapon Scale Icon
Weapon Scale
1:1
Suggested BB Weight
0.25g

Hop-Up

Hop-Up Unit Icon
Hop-Up Unit
Yes
Hop-Up Unit Adjuster Icon
Hop-Up Adjuster
Grub Key
Hop-Up Unit Location Icon
Hop-Up Location
Top Front of Receiver Rail

Furniture

Weapon Furniture Icon
Furniture
  • KeyMod Handguard
  • Railed Receiver
  • Shoulder Brace / Support
Rail System Icon
Rail System
20mm RIS / RAS , KeyMod ,
Icon Stock Positions
Stock Setting
Fixed
Sight Type Icon
Sight Type
None
Sling Plate Icon
Sling Options
Loop

Barrel

Outer Barrel Length (in)
11''
Icon Thread Type
Outer Barrel Thread Type
Male
Icon Thread Direction
Outer Barrel Thread Direction
CW (Clockwise)
Outer Barrel Thread Size
22mm

Magazine Specific

Magazine Type
Medium Capacity , Spring Loaded, Sniper Rifle,
Magazine BB Capacity
Approx. 55 Rounds
Magazine BB Fill Method
Speed Loader
Magazine BB Fill Location
Top

Product Testing Data

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Test Description
Using 0.20g BB
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Tested Using
Blaster 0.2g BBs
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Test Date
07/09/18

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