Uses two 12-gram CO2 cartridges and has lots of tactical rails. Load up the 300rd BB reservoir, which feeds the 30rd BB magazine, for constant shooting fun. The stock adjusts to a wide range of shooters, making the Umarex Steel Force a best buy.
- Semi-Automatic or Full-Automatic
- Shoots 6 Round Bursts in Full-Auto
- 300 Round BB Reservoir
- 30 Round Magazine
- Flip-up Front & Rear Sights
- Uses only two 12g Co2 Cartridges
- Co2 Cleverly Hidden in Mock-Vertical Magazine
- Multi-Weaver/Picatinny Accessory Rails
- Adjustable Buttstock Extends to 28.20" & Retracts to 24.4"
- Caliber0.177 cal
- Velocity430 fps
- Ammo TypeBBs
- Barrel StyleSmooth bore
- Body TypeRifle
- Fire ModeRepeater
- Gun Weight3.37
- Overall Length28.2"
- Barrel Length7.5"
- Magazine Capacity300
- RailWeaver Mount
- Front SightsFlip-up
- Rear SightsFlip-up
- Shots per Fill200
- UsePlinking/ Target Shooting
- Warranty90 Day Limited
I bought one of these as it is unique, but after less than a thousand shots the trigger stopped. It would not activate anymore.
I took it apart only to see it was a horribly cheap sealed unit, not worth the $100-14S0 that these things sell for.
BEWARE if you buy this gun it has a VERY short life span. It's really a cool design and fun as hell to shoot, just not too much, as it's just 2 sides clam shelled over a pot metal insert that is very unreliable.VERY CHEAP
- Hopefully in the future Umarex will offer a better quality AR15 style semi/burst BB rifle.
This is another one that you need to add to your collection!!!!!
It has semi automatic mode, and six round burst automatic mode.
And when you place the selector on six round burst and squeeze that trigger, well if it doesnt put a big grin on your face along with a giggle, then you must not have a soul or your dead inside!!!
This gun is an absolute blast with hours of fun as long as you dont run out of ammunition or co2 tanks!!!!
I bought one of these Umarex Steel Force as it is unique, but after less than a thousand shots the trigger stopped. It would not activate anymore.
I took it apart only to see it was a horribly cheap sealed unit, not worth the $120-150 that these things sell for.
BEWARE,,,, if you buy this gun it has a VERY short life span. It's really a cool design and fun as hell to shoot, just not too much as it's just 2 sides clam shelled over a pot metal insert that is very unreliable. VERY CHEAP....
Hopefully in the future Umarex will offer a better quality semi/burst BB rifle, but for now, I I'm buying the Sig MCX pellet rifle.
Only after shooting a couple hundred bbs threw it it broke on me the first day i got it.. if you are thinking of buying this huge peace of junk do your self a favor and DON'T save your money and get something better
I was knocking groups of soup cans around at up to 60 ft with the built in guns sights.
The reality is that every man, woman and child is going to be in a situation where a gun shows up, usually in the hands of an know-nothing. Of course, true gun safety depends on properly and safely shooting guns hundreds if not thousands of times. Air guns are the ideal guns for our Camp located in the San Bernardino National Forest near Big Bear, CA. Pellets and BBs are cheap compared to .22 ammo, have less power and range and present fewer liability issues. California and firearms do not seem to mix well.
It looks enough like the real thing to get you in serious trouble if you're stupid, sounds cool and accepts Pic rail accessories. The left side of the hand guard contains the magazine and mag follower so no rails there.
Obviously the hand guards are non-replaceable, The pistol grip looks like the standard A2, but isn't. so no MagPul grips here. The stock looks like a basic M4 6 position unit: it does have six positions, but the "buffer tube" diameter is 1.122" / 28.5 mm so neither the commercial nor the military diameter replacement stocks will fit satisfactorily. The trigger guard is a MIM part and is screwed in place, so an AR part might fit with some grinding.
On the flip side, I've run less than 2K rounds through it and have had numerous malfunctions, ranging from FTF (the "charging handle" allows you to recock), through minor mechanical issues (escaped mag follower spring) to complete mechanical failure requiring warranty work.
Speaking of malfunctions, two notes: as the CO2 runs down the single fire may become burst and vice versa. Also, **DANGER WILL ROBINSON**, the safety isn't safe- if the trigger is pulled the weapon may fire regardless of the position of the selector switch. Sounds like a huge product liability issue to me, but it shouldn't be a problem if one follows safe gun handling protocols. I wouldn't give it to my kid on X-mas morning and then walk away, that's fer sher.
Based on my own experience and the collective wisdom of the internet, I suspect that if you purchase the Steel Force you will need to use the warranty at some point so make sure you send in the paperwork. BTW, when (not if) you send it in for warranty work the shipping is on your dime.
Safety and reliability = 0, Cool factor = 4, Fun factor = 5 (...when it works).
I really had lots of fun with this gun as evident in my site, so buy it if you see it for a good price.
2 for myself, and one for a friend. You will not find a "funner" gun to plink with! The 6 round bursts can't be beat!
Pretty accurate, but add a laser or a red dot site, and it is dead on!
Weaver rails every where, Add a pistol grip, and a tactical flashlight, and you have a super fun, mean lookin' gun!
Now, the best part...My 3rd gun was not working properly, so I called customer service.
I spoke with Schroder. Awesome. No questions asked, a replacement gun is on the way!
Other then the design flaws the gun is so much fun and I noticed that I shoot this more then even my AR or Sr22. Just the noise it makes from the 6 shot burst is enough for what I paid for the gun.to make it worthwhile. To much plastic but has good weight with the metal externals. As of now with all the tactical attachments I have on it weighs 7 pounds. Added a Magpul CTR MILSPEC stock, Truglow multi recitcal/dual color open red dot, FAB Defense Line TAL4 forward grip, J5 300 lumen tactical light, Laserlyte laser, and Gemtech Halo mock suppressor.
I see myself everyday shooting this non stop in the spring summer and fall. Just to much fun!
I live in Sweden so I had to import it because no dealers here carry this gun (for some reason).
Obviously the burst mode is a major selling point and it's just as fun as it sounds!
I have only fired a couple of hundred rounds because I have been busy modding it. Take a look at the attached pictures to see what I have done with it so far (full-size metal magazine, cut-out ejection port with a new metal ejection port, weights added internally etc.).
I recommend this airgun to anyone in the mood for some great plinking and can-shredding sessions. And don't worry too much about the plastic - the Steel Force is still a riot to shoot, and the price is not bad at all.
You can get 210 - 240 shots through it however, when the co2 pressure starts to get low the gun will fire multiple shots in single shot mode or only shoot 1 six round bust and stop firing. If you pull the charging handle it will fire again but then fail. This must just be the way the gun acts when the co2 pressure gets low.
However, after a couple thousand rounds through the gun it would misfire even with fresh co2 and the charging handle would need to be pulled to get the gun to fire again. Sometimes it would fire 10 times and stop while other times it would fire 1 shot and stop firing. It eventually stopped firing altogether. I called Umarex and they had me send it to them as it was still under the 90 day warranty and they replaced the gun.
I've got around 2000 rounds through the second Steel Force and the gun started misfiring again with fresh co2 carts just like the first one. I called Umarex and they had no explanation. They said there are no known issues with the gun. I followed the instructions meticulously so I%u2019m not sure what is going on. Luckily, I had one day left on the 90 day warranty so I sent the second Steel Force back to Umarex to be looked at and hopefully replaced. Maybe I just got two lemons.
I%u2019m very disappointed, especially with such a fun gun. I would have given this gun 5 stars but since two of them stopped working after only a short firing time I can only give it 1 star. Hopefully Umarex will replace the second gun with one that will last tens of thousands of rounds.
I like the unique magazine which holds the Co2's. It's much like an actual magazine for an m-4. I shot with the fixed sights from about 20 feet. Single shot and six rd.burst. It shot about about 2 inches beneath the bull's eye. Its not too bad; the Co'2s lasted better than I expected. With the picatinny rail you can upgrade with a scope or red dot hardware. It's a fun bang for the buck.
Opened the box and started shooting right away . Right off loved it , how cool is six shot burst from an air gun for under 120 ?
I did notice when the co2 was low my single shot mode went to 6 shot . Replace co2 and back to Normal .
Sights not so hot , but just slapped on a red dot .