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Benjamin Trail NP® XL MAGNUM, .177 cal

Includes CenterPoint 3-9X40mm Scope

Benjamin Trail NP® XL MAGNUM, .177 cal

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  • List Price $360.00
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  • Code: BT1500WNP · 0.177 cal · 1500 fps ·
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Benjamin Trail NP XL 1500 Air Rifle

The XL1500 features a handsome, checkered, hardwood stock. With its daunting 24 ft-lbs of muzzle energy, and shot velocities of up to 1500 fps*, small game its game over. Independent research by Intertek found that Nitro Piston technology reduces noise by 70% during the shot cycle comparted with traditional steel spring break-barrels!

With Nitro Piston Technology
70% Less Noise then the competitor’s “quiet” break barrel
Gas Piston Technology uses Nitrogen as the power source, instead of a steel Spring
Dramatically reduces felt recoil by eliminating the "double hit" and "spring torque" of a steel spring
Quicker lock time leads to increased accuracy
Velocity up to 1500 fps (w/ alloy); 24ft lbs of downrange muzzle energy.
Hardwood Ambidextrous Stock w/Thumbhole Grip
Integral Rail Mounting System – make mounting optics quick and easy
Sling Mount and Swivel Studs Included
Includes CenterPoint 3-9x40mm with adjustable objective and Mil-Dot reticle


  • Power Source: Nitro Piston
  • Caliber- .177 Caliber
  • Velocity: 1500 fps with Alloy Pellets; 1200 FPS with Lead Pellets
  • Weight: 9.15 lbs.
  • Length: 48.25 inches
  • Barrel Length: 19.5"
  • Barrel: Bull Barrel
  • Barrel Style: Rifled
  • Capacity: 1 Round
  • Cocking Effort: 47 lbs.
  • Front Sight: None
  • Rear Sight: None
  • Scopeable: Weaver/ Picatinny
  • Trigger Pull: 3.50 lbs
  • Buttpad: Ventilated Rubber
  • Action: Break Barrel
  • Powerplant: Gas Piston
  • Safety: Manual
  • Repeater: Single-shot

Want more info? You can read a full Benjamin Trail XL Review.

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  • ManufacturerBenjamin
  • Caliber0.177 cal
  • Velocity1500 fps
  • ConditionNew
  • Ammo TypePellets
  • ActionBreak barrel
  • Barrel StyleRifled
  • BlowbackNo
  • Fire ModeSingle-shot
  • Gun Weight9.7
  • Hop UpNo
  • Overall Length48.25"
  • Loudness3-Medium
  • Magazine Capacity1
  • MechanismGas piston
  • OpticsVariable / 1 inch Tube
  • RailWeaver/Picatinny Mount
  • SafetyManual
  • Front SightsNone
  • Rear SightsNone
  • Trigger Pull3.5
  • UseSmall Game Hunting / Target Shooting
  • Warranty1 Year Limited
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By frank from canada on January 18, 2012
I want to import it to Canada. I will need to import it trough the custom and they asking me what's is the intial velocity and the initial energy (joules)of the projectile? I found the initial velocity but not the initial energy...

By Staff on January 20, 2012

Thank you for you interest.

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By Jaco Brits from Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa on July 29, 2012
Do you export the Benjamin Trail NP XL1500 to South Africa and if so can you give me a possible range of shipping cost?
By Staff on August 3, 2012

Hello Jaco Brits,
Yes, we are able to ship to South Africa, however, there are restrictions on certain air guns/ air rifles. The cost of shipping depends on the size of your order. You can find a shipping calculator on the bottom of the shopping cart page. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

By gary sanner from "Somerset . Pennsylvania" on November 15, 2011
what is the max acuracy distance

By James from Frankfort IL on November 21, 2011

I can't answer that question right now. I have been breaking my gun in at about 20 yds. I have about 100 shots through it and it is dead on at that distance. I'm shooting Crosmans 10.4gram pellets and they are accurate for now. I gave the gun a good cleaning and put blue loctite on all the scope screws after about 50 shots and the gun is holding a perfect pattern(about a 1/4 ") right now. The gun has plenty of power and I'm sure it will reach quite a ways out after the breakin period !
By Chevota from CA on August 1, 2012

Too many variables, the main question being what do you consider accurate? For example 1" or 4"? and what power to you consider adequate on impact? There are programs available for free online that can tell you your trajectory including pellet drop, and power at that distance. I can send you some, just write me at chevota at hotmail and put "Airgun" in the subject. This goes for anyone who wants the programs.

By Gerald Iwsner from Madison, AL on December 18, 2011
Is this gun (benjimen trail np xl 15
00 air rifle made in America?)
By Staff on December 29, 2011

Some Benjamin products are others are not. One our site, it will say in Blue that it is made in the USA.
This one does not.

By mark from topeka ks on February 29, 2012
come with strap?

By Staff on March 5, 2012


By Eric Rollins from Bowdoinham,Me. on November 16, 2011
I want to put a 4-16x50 scope on mine when i get it.The larger objective lense means i'll have to change to higher rings.What receiver rail size will I need?And type of mount?
By James from Frankfort, IL on November 17, 2011

You can probably use the rings that come with your gun. I don't think the scope you are thinking about installing will require new rings. I would mount the Center Point scope and try it before you purchase a new scope because I think you will be pleasantly surprised. It is a quality scope designed for this air rifle !
By Conor from Sunnyside, WA on February 8, 2012

The rings that came on this scope will work.....but the size you need if you want two pairs of rings, are high profile weaver mounts/rings.
By Carter from Washington on February 15, 2012

The rings that come with the gun will work.
By Chevota from CA on August 1, 2012

I agree with the others, the oem rings will probably fit, plus your rail is higher than normal rails so you have that added height. I always buy the lowest possible rings I can find because it's better to have the scope as close to the barrel as possible, plus it looks better. I think it's cool looking to have the scope almost touching the gun, sometimes it's so tight I can't even get the scope cap on :) One gun I had was a teeny bit too close and touched the gun before the ring screws were tight, so I shimmed it to fit. The other option was the next size up rings which I tried and did avoid using. That scope btw was 50mm w/ the lager diameter adjustable objective using low height rings and a std cut into the receiver rail. Of course that's all my opinion, others prefer it differently such as the high see-thru rings for quick sighting, but if you use both eyes to find your target it works better than see-thru rings. It's not hard to get used to doing it that way. Fyi..... Good luck on it!

By joe from Boston Ma on February 18, 2012
How have you liked it so far? For what reasons?
By Seth from USA on February 24, 2012

I have loved my pellet gun. It is a tack driver and inexpensive to shoot.
By darryl from waynesburg, PA on February 24, 2012

Hey Joe, So far I am very pleased with this air rifle. If you read my first review it is all in there and still holds true at this time. Rifle is very very accurate,hard hitting and a real pleasure to shoot. Air Gun Depot had to best price I could find and fast shipping, easy to deal with. I did notice that mine likes pellets that have a head size of 4.49 or 4.50, meaning that they insert into the breach with little if any effort. This is a rifle,meaning it feels and shoots more like a quality built .22 rifle. I thing that most people will be please with this gun so long as they are willing to put a little time into working with it. If you just want a plinker that is only so so in accuracy and power and do not what to put some time into it, then I would suggest a lower priced air rifle. A little time,effort and money and this thing will realy be at the top of its game, at a fraction of what high priced guns cost.
By Conor from Sunnyside, WA on February 25, 2012

It is a great gun for hunting, and long range shooting, but the .22 would be better IMO, the .22 pellet retains more energy and knocks down stuff harder......177 kinda just does a pass through.
By Lennie from California on February 26, 2012

At first, I was speculating about purchasing the rifle. But after reading articles and reviews, I decided to go ahead and purchase it. I was contemplating of purchasing from another location, but after looking around, I found the exact one at a great price at Airgun Depot. I ordered it on Monday, expected to be in next week, but to my surprise, it came in on Thurs. After examination and mounting the scope on, all the thoughts of regrets and speculations had disappeared.
The rifle is built solid and sturdy, just how I liked it. I already owned a few air rifles so I had a few different types of pellets stocked. So I took it to a nearby field and set in the scope. I was surprised by the effortless of cocking the Nitro Piston. It was smoother and quieter than the traditional spring piston.
I set up oranges at 10, 20, and 30 yards. First I adjusted at 10 yards, after a few shots and adjustment, I knew the next one will hit it. Sure enough, the orange exploded when i pulled the trigger. The next shots on 20 and 30 yards was right on target. I've used all kind of pellets but, personally, the crossman premiers hollowpoint pellets was the best. It had penetration, accuracy, and speed combined. Although the heavier pellets has a slightly more penetration, it tends to drop and slows down more for long range. Its best for short distances.
Overall, I am very satisfied with the purchase. I have no regrets whatsoever since the purchase. All my friends that tried it said they loved it and was looking to get one. So I recommended I've shopped around and Airgun Depot had the best price and quick delivery. Indeed, this is not a toy gun and should be handle by an adult. So if you're looking for a well built, powerful, accurate air rifle, get the Benjamin, its worth it.
By Thad from mi on February 27, 2012

Very impressed . Nice looking and shooting gun.
By Chevota from CA on August 1, 2012

Connor: Try the Crow Magnum pellets, they're hollow points that actually open up and do what they're supposed to do vs others that are just for looks. I've been using them since they came out and I have no complaints. Another pellet that actually opens is the Crosman Destroyer, it's not nearly as good but they're very cheap. They work better in lower powered guns because they open up at lower velocity than the Crow Mag. for example I use them in my Tempest pistol which doesn't have the power to open a Crow Mag, but in a gun like this XL the Crows open just fine and do max possible damage for a .177. When I hunt I usually carry the Crow in one pocket, and something else like the 8.4gr JSB in another. Very similar trajectory and it's nice to choose the best pellet for the job. With the Crow Mags you can clearly hear the distinctive and very loud POP as they hit their target. I always use them on Crows because of the name :) but still they're the best pellet for Crows and they tend to fall when hit with a Crow Mag vs fly away and die elsewhere like round and pointed pellets do as you mentioned.

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