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Gamo Fusion Whisper IGT

Modern Airguns – Not just childs play!

I remember when I got my hands on my first airgun. Im pretty sure it was a Crosman or Benjamin pump of some sort. I dont remember how old I was, but I sure remember how much fun I had shooting at just about anything. I think its in our blood to be the hunter. Many, many years …

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Velocity is the most important factor right?

If you are new to airguns, and you’re anything like I used to be, then you’re looking at that box, staring at 1200 FPS on the side. Obviously this means the airgun is better than the one next to it that says 1000 FPS. I mean, doesn’t it make sense that bigger is better? If only it were that simple. …

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RWS 350 Ball Detent barrel joint

Breakbarrel Airguns – Are They Reliable?

I often tell people that my first break barrel airgun was the Gamo Hunter 440. Truthfully however, my very first airgun was the Remington Genesis. This was my first introduction to airgunning and I was initially thrilled with my purchase. Unfortunately it was short-lived. The Genesis, which …

PACT Professional Chronograph

An Airgun Hobbyists Tools of the Trade

Have you ever wondered if your new airgun actually reaches the up to velocities stated in the marketing? I remember when I bought my second airgun. It was a Beeman GH150 22 caliber that promised up to 800 FPS. I was unbelievably excited to get in this new gun and experience real power. As …

Benjamin 90 cu in 4500 psi Carbon Fiber fill system

Filling Your PCP Airgun

In this article we are going to look at how to fill your PCP Airgun. This can be a little confusing and overwhelming for those not accustomed to the process. One of the most asked questions I get, deals with how to fill PCP, which stands for Pre-Charged Pneumatic. Before we just jump right …

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How Loud is “Loud” – Decibel (Loudness) Comparison Chart

When you talk about noise with regards to airguns, there are way too many opinions out there. What is “loud” to me may not be “loud” to someone else. Also, manufactures use some pretty tricky language to talk about the amount of noise, not necessarily the level of noise. Let me see if I can explain. Look …

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Waddcutter Pellets

Pellets – Your airgun’s 4 basic food groups.

There are many different types of airgun pellets available in each caliber. Almost every pellet can be classified into one of four food groups. These are: wadcutter, hollowpoint, pointed, and domed. Inevitably, theyre going to be some pellets that dont fit perfectly in just one group, but …

Colt Defender co2 bb pistol

Airgun Purposes Part 2 – CO2 & PCP Airguns

Lets go ahead and finish up this series on the various categories and general airgun purposes. In this article we will look at CO2 powered airguns and PCP powered airguns. Ive classed these together because both can allow for multiple shots from a single charge, and both require some sort of …

RWS 460 Magnum with RWS lockdown mount and 4x32AO scope - High end underlever spring airgun

Airgun Purposes Part 1 – Spring and Multi & Single Pump Pneumatics

Knowing that each airgun type has both its strengths and weaknesses, its important for us to properly identify our needs so that we can match them to the perfect airgun choice. For example, if my main goal is shooting indoors at 10 yards at paper targets, then a high-powered hunting PCP airgun may …

Umarex's EBOS CO2 automatic bb rifle with Walther accessories

Basic Airgun Types

There are many different types of airguns on the market. One of the first categorizations will be simply rifle versus pistol. As we start this blog Im going to focus primarily on rifles at this time. We will, most certainly, get to airgun pistols down the road. When I think of different types of …

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