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Trench-Airsoft Gewehr 98 | SWIT Review

Gewehr 98 Airsoft Springer Rifle is first complete product from Trench Airsoft. If you never heard on them here's some info for you. They are small workshop whihc only have 3 members include a full time Airsoft-Gunsmith. But they have really dominated the high-quality customized WW2 airsoft guns which used "Original Parts" as material. Including several Mosin Nagant models, Gewehr 98 and even Finnish M39. Here's photo of their products:

Trench Airsoft Customized "70% Real" Model 1891/30 Mosin Nagant CO2 Airsoft Rifle

This Gew98 is their first mass-produce Airsoft gun. They have choose to try crowdfunding for this product last year. And it only takes them 6 months from starting crowd-funding to finish the project. There's only 100pcs on market, and we know it might close to sold out anytime soon now.

The Original Gewehr 98

Here’s some info of Gew98 from wiki if you are not familiar with the WW1 gun. The Gewehr 98 is a German bolt-action rifle made by Mauser, firing cartridges from a five-round internal clip-loaded magazine. It was the German service rifle from 1898 to 1935, when it was replaced by the Karabiner 98k, a shorter weapon using the same basic design. The Gewehr 98 action, using a stripper clip loaded with the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge, successfully combined and improved several bolt-action engineering concepts which were soon adopted by many other countries, including the United Kingdom, United States, and Japan. The Gewehr 98 replaced the earlier Gewehr 1888 as the main German service rifle. It first saw combat in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion and was the main German infantry service rifle of World War I. The Gewehr 98 saw further military use by the Ottoman Empire and Nationalist Spain.

Original Gewehr98 from Wikipedia

The Impression

First The package is solid hard cardboard package with foam they hold gun tight inside the box. On the outside there’s a beautiful label on it which has bring out more value of this WW1 beauty. Just appreciate they try their best on protecting this product for international delivery.

You will quickly notice that the gun is quite heavy not only beacuse it's super long, but also thanks to its Full metal parts and nice quality wooden stock, you can always tell different from high quality products and other “toys”. After I test it with magnet, there are several parts are made from Steel. Include charging handle, rear sight, outer barrel, chamber, front sight, and other hardware on wood stock.

For other details, I will let the photos do the talk from here :D

This super long barrel is in steel, no wonder it’s so heavy. And The bayonet plug can fit on the original Gew98 bayonet.

The classic roller-coaster shape rear sight also made in steel.

The steel chamber with beautiful 1906 full engraving.

Beautiful light finished wooden stock with the special Gew98 Sling plug and the circle metal parts just same as Original one.