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Air Rifle Scope Mounting Basics

Your brand-new airgun just arrived, and you are eager to try it out. You also purchased an air rifle scope (make sure it’s airgun rated if you plan to install on a springer) and the recommended mounts and rings that fit, and all you need to do now to enjoy your new acquisition is to […]

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Is the Magnum the Fastest Pellet Gun

The feet per second (FPS) a pellet travels when fired from an air rifle is an important factor for any airgun enthusiast. While experienced airgunners know that foot-pounds of energy is a more reliable metric, FPS is much easier for beginners to understand and so it is used when manufacturers want to wow a prospective […]

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What Do the Numbers Mean on a Rifle Scope

There are a lot of numbers listed on rifle scopes that you need to know. The main numbers are the magnification and the lens size in millimeters. This will usually be seen as a number, the letter X, and a second number. The first number is the magnification of the object and the second number […]

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CO2 Cartridge Pressure

The matter of CO2 pressure may seem intimidating at first, but knowing the basics makes it easier to understand matters such as velocity and how many shots per cartridge. CO2 is carbon dioxide compressed in a cylinder tank capable of powering an airgun. This substance is a gas capable of forming a liquid when mechanically […]

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Sound Barrier FPS

Reaching or surpassing the sound barrier with an airgun is fun and gives bragging rights. While it is something airgunners talk about, there are a few misconceptions about what it really means and why breaking the barrier may not actually be worth it.  The Sound Barrier FPS  There has been a lot of talk about […]

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Can You Reuse Steel BB’s?

Summary Many people wonder if they can reuse steel BBs in an air gun. There are a few reasons this may not be the best idea. From possibly damaging the air gun to reducing performance, we break down the reasons you need to think twice about saving old BBs for a second round. Can You […]

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What is Pellgun Oil?

Summary Many people wonder what Pellgun oil is and why it is important for their air gun. Pellgun oil is a Crosman solution used on CO2 air guns to properly lubricate the o-rings and seals. It is easy to use and offers many benefits for an airgun to promote both performance and longevity. What Is […]

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Beeman R1 vs R9

SummaryThere are a few major differences between the Beeman R1 and R9 air rifles. These matters, such as weight, maximum velocity, and more, are important to consider before purchasing. While the two models have notable differences, they are also similar in a few key ways as well. Beeman R1 vs R9The right air rifle is […]

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A New Season & New Look

Since 2002, Airgun Depot has worked hard to become one of the top airgun dealers in the US, bringing you products, service, entertainment, and deals…oh the deals! We’re entering a new season in the business where it’s time to present a new look and a new logo. The new logo doubles-down on our commitment and […]

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Top 10 Air Pistols of 2018

#10: Beretta Elite II Shop #9: Umarex XBG Shop #8: Crosman 1911 Shop #7: SIG Sauer P226 Shop #6: Benjamin Marauder Woods Walker Shop #5: Glock 19 Gen. 3 Shop #4: Remington 1875 Shop #3: Schofield No. 3 Shop #2: SIG Sauer P320 Shop #1: Beretta M92A1 Shop What was your favorite air pistol in 2018?

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