I ordered the Evike Custom ICS Anniversary Edition M4 and I love it. It is versitile in the field although I didn't know that the box mag would be so cumbersome. The gun is heavy although being full metal, it's reasonable. The scope they gave me is mediocre I find and the manual is the main reason why I gave evike an A-. The manual that's given is either asian or for a completely different model of M4. Other than that, the battery is nice but the manual (going off of it as best as I could) said that they should be able to go inside the air-cooling chamber of the barrel. This is not the case since the area in question was too small (taping them to the outside with electrical tape works just as well). In addition, they never told me how to get the front of the barrel open to put the batteries in, only that I needed to open it and get the batteries in there.
All in all, I like the gun but evike could do a better job of making sure that the consumer can open their package(s) and immediately start either using the gun or assembling it based on a correct manual.
Did you buy the battery separate? Most of the time you need a nunchuck battery to be able to fit in the foregrip. And as for the manual being in a foreign language, they all are. That's why they put pictures in it too.
Post by Locutus 494 on Dec 11, 2008 20:11:49 GMT -5
The Anniversary Edition has an RIS unit, so the battery goes in the PEQ box that it came with also. As for the manual, this gun is customized by Evike from a normal ICS M4, so the manual would be for the normal ICS M4.
Post by Kaptain Krazy (Mike) on Apr 26, 2009 11:10:18 GMT -5
So far the only problems i've had with Evike were a few backorders that eventually arrived without too long of a wait.
It seems like they just really hate some people though I have nothing else to say, one of my friends recieved his gun with bbs everywhere in the box and in the magazines like someone had been firing it. My cousin also ordered a pistol and ended up getting a more expensive gas rifle (not really a bad thing though).