What Does Hi-Capa Mean? Unveiling the Ultimate Airsoft Pistol

What Does Hi-Capa Mean? Unveiling the Ultimate Airsoft Pistol


If you're an avid airsoft enthusiast in Canada, particularly in Ontario, Quebec, or British Columbia, you've likely come across the term "Hi-Capa." But what exactly does Hi-Capa mean, and why is it making waves in the airsoft community? Gear Up Airsoft, your go-to source for top-quality airsoft gear and guns, is here to unveil the secrets of the Hi-Capa and introduce you to the exciting world of this exceptional airsoft pistol.

The Hi-Capa Revolution

What Does Hi-Capa Mean?

"Hi-Capa" is not just a term; it's a designation for a specific model of airsoft pistol that has gained immense popularity among airsoft practitioners. The name "Hi-Capa" is derived from "High Capacity," which reflects one of the pistol's standout features – its extended magazine capacity. These pistols are known for their ability to hold a substantial number of BBs compared to standard airsoft pistols, making them a formidable choice for players seeking an edge in battles.

The Anatomy of a Hi-Capa

Hi-Capa pistols are modelled after the 1911-style handguns but come with various enhancements and modifications that cater to the needs of airsoft players. Let's dive into some key features of a typical Hi-Capa pistol:

  1. Extended Magazine: As mentioned earlier, Hi-Capa pistols are renowned for their high-capacity magazines. Some models can hold up to 30 rounds or more, giving you ample firepower without frequent reloads.
  2. Gas Blowback Action: Most Hi-Capa pistols are gas blowback guns, providing a realistic shooting experience. The slide reciprocates with each shot, offering both visual and tactile feedback.
  3. Customization: Hi-Capa pistols are a favourite among customizers and tinkerers. They have a wide array of aftermarket parts and upgrades available, allowing you to personalize your pistol's performance and aesthetics.
  4. Accuracy: Thanks to their design and gas blowback system, Hi-Capa pistols are known for their accuracy and consistency, making them a reliable choice for players who value precision.

Hi-Capa Models on Gear Up Airsoft

Gear Up Airsoft proudly offers an extensive selection of Hi-Capa models from reputable brands such as Tokyo Marui, WE Tech, and Armorer Works. Let's take a closer look at a few of the Hi-Capa models you can find in their stock:

  1. EMG TTI-STI 2011 Combat Master (John Wick 3) 
    • Introducing the John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Edition Airsoft Pistol, used by John Wick himself in the movie. Officially licensed and meticulously crafted, it features a CNC machined aluminum slide, rose gold-coated barrel, and DVC Stippling pattern pistol grip. Upgrade-ready with compatibility for WE Hi Capa Series parts.
  1. MG TTI 2011 Pit Viper
    •  Meet the EMG TTI 2011 Pit Viper Gas Blowback Pistol, officially licensed by Taran Tactical Innovations™. With precision CNC machining, rose gold-coated barrel, DVC Stippling pattern grip, and compatibility with WE Hi Capa Series parts, it's the ultimate choice for Semi and Full Auto shooting modes.
    • Introducing the WE Hi CAPA 3.8 VELOCIRAPTOR SV, a powerhouse in a compact package. This Green Gas-powered pistol delivers unrivalled performance. With a full metal construction and an included magazine, it's ready for action. Plus, it offers versatility with both an extended inner barrel and a short inner barrel, giving you the edge you need on the field. 
    • Introducing the WE HI CAPA 6” IREX SILVER SLIDE – a Green Gas-powered, full-metal pistol that means business. It comes with one magazine and offers the flexibility of both extended and short inner barrels. With a CNC-finished slide and frame, fibre optic sights, railed frame, and more, it's your ticket to power and precision on the field. 
    •  Introducing the WE HI-CAPA 5.1 DRAGON TYPE B SV SLIDE – Your power-packed Green Gas pistol. Crafted in full metal and equipped with one magazine, it's ready to dominate the field. Enjoy versatility with an included short inner barrel alongside the extended one.

Why Choose a Hi-Capa?

Now that you know what a Hi-Capa is and have a glimpse of the models available at Gear Up Airsoft, you might be wondering why you should consider adding one to your airsoft collection:

  1. Impressive Firepower: The extended magazine capacity of Hi-Capa pistols means fewer reloads, giving you a significant advantage in battles.
  2. Customization: Hi-Capa pistols are like a blank canvas for customization. You can tweak and upgrade various parts to fine-tune your pistol to your liking.
  3. Accuracy: The gas blowback system in Hi-Capa pistols ensures consistent accuracy, making them a reliable choice for both indoor and outdoor gameplay.
  4. Versatility: Whether you're into competitive airsoft matches or casual plinking, a Hi-Capa can adapt to your needs.
  5. Quality Brands: Gear Up Airsoft stocks Hi-Capa models from respected brands, ensuring that you're investing in a reliable and high-performance pistol.


In the world of airsoft, "Hi-Capa" isn't just a term; it's a symbol of power, customization, and precision. Now that you know what Hi-Capa means and have explored some of the exceptional models available at Gear Up Airsoft, you're ready to elevate your airsoft game to the next level.

Equip yourself with a Hi-Capa pistol, personalize it to your liking, and get ready for unforgettable airsoft battles. Gear Up Airsoft, with its commitment to quality and price matching policy, is your trusted partner on this exciting journey. So, grab your Hi-Capa, load up on BBs, and immerse yourself in the world of high-capacity airsoft action!

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