Check this article out over on the Replica Airguns Website:
Whether you like it or not, most of us have come across an Airgun with an ugly orange tip on it at some point. In most cases you will find the intrusive orange or red tips on Airsoft guns that shoot plastic BB’s, in some cases you will even find them on Airguns that shoot either lead pellets and/or steel BB’s.
It really comes down to where you live as to what your local gun laws have determined is required for your area. You may even live in a region where Airguns and Airsoft guns are not allowed at all! So for you a red or orange tip on the front would be welcome if it would allow you to own an Airgun or Airsoft gun. What about the entire gun being painted a bright color, well that is the case for some folks so again having a red or orange tips may not be as bad as it originally seemed…
Read the rest of this full written article over on the Replica Airguns Blog: http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/12/10/no-orange-tip-on-your-airsoft-gun-are-you-insane.html