General help & advice from the team at Patrol Base.

  • Airsoft Do's and Don'ts - Summer Safety Message: Is Airsoft Safe?
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    Airsoft Do's and Don'ts - Summer Safety Message: Is Airsoft Safe?

    If you are as passionate about Airsoft as we are, we're sure you can't wait to get out skirmishing while the days are long and the sun is out. Our sport presents one of the best outdoor adventure activities for young and old alike and can be great for fitness and socialising, but the fun you have at an Airsoft skirmish is all underpinned by safety considerations, of which you must play your part. Read on for the Patrol Base Summer Safety announcement, and detailed information on how to stay safe when skirmishing or shooting your Airsoft gun! 

  • Bolster Armouries: How to Book a Service
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    Bolster Armouries: How to Book a Service

    As part of the Bolster Armouries owner experience you aren't only getting one of the best performing RIFs available off the shelf, but a comprehensive service program to ensure your Bolster Armouries RIF maintains its peak performance over its entire lifespan. Let's take a look at what you need to do to book your Bolster Armouries RIF in for a service and what the service entails...

  • Bolster Armouries: The Warranty
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    Bolster Armouries: The Warranty

    If you are the proud owner of a Bolster Armouries custom Airsoft gun, this article is for you! Within you will find the details of your Bolster Armouries warranty and service programme and how you can send your hand built custom RIF in for a service with the same expert Airsoft technicians that put them together! 

  • Recycling your old electricals is easy!
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    Recycling your old electricals is easy!

    Find your local Recycling Centre and what materials they accept, here.

  • Push Notifications Help
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    Push Notifications Help

    Accidentally subscribed to push notifications, or want to stop them? You can find out how to stop them from popping up on your phone or desktop device right here.

  • How do I buy a Two-Tone Airsoft Gun?
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    How do I buy a Two-Tone Airsoft Gun?

    Two toning an Airsoft gun through Patrol Base is simple! With a simple selection you can order your dream Airsoft replica without the need for an Airsoft Defence!

  • How do I get notified when a product comes back in stock?
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    How do I get notified when a product comes back in stock?

    Find out immediately when a product comes back in to stock! Sign yourself up so you know the moment we get something back in to stock so you don't miss out on that product you missed out on!

  • Airsoft Gift Cards and Vouchers
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    Airsoft Gift Cards and Vouchers

    As the time approaches for gifts for a birthday, Christmas or special occasion it can be a bit nerve wracking trying to decide on what Airsoft Gift to buy.

  • Airsoft Price Matching
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    Airsoft Price Matching

    Here at Patrol Base we try to be more transparent about our Pricing, which is why we don't usually offer Discount Codes, you know the price you see is the price you're going to pay.

  • Returns Policy
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    Returns Policy

    Please first contact us to notify us of your wish to return an item and to obtain a return number.

  • Pay Later with Klarna
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    Pay Later with Klarna

    Klarna lets you buy now and pay later, so you can purchase the items you need without having to worry about upfront costs. Can't wait until payday? No problem, simply choose Klarna at checkout. No interest. No fees. 

  • Do I need a license to purchase an Airsoft gun?
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    Do I need a license to purchase an Airsoft gun?

    Yes and no, technically you do not need a license to buy or own an Airsoft replica, however the retailer needs to ensure you have a reason for purchasing before they can sell you one.

  • How old do I have to be to buy a BB gun?
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    How old do I have to be to buy an Airsoft gun?

    To buy a an Airsoft Gun gun, replica firearm, or any other Airsoft Gun in the UK you must be over the age of 18.

  • Two-Tone Service
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    Two-Tone Service

    The intent of a Two Tone Service is to provide an option to purchase an Airsoft Weapon / Realistic Imitation Firearm (RIF for short) for those who are 18 years of age and above and who do not hold a recognised valid Airsoft Defence.

  • Airsoft FAQ
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    Airsoft FAQ

    Here we answer a few of the common questions that we see when being asked about airsoft.