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Gamo Big Cat 1250

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$179.99
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  • Reg Price $149.99
  • Code: 611004855554 · $139.99 · .22 · 950 fps
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From the all-weather synthetic stock to the bull barrel, these rifles are bound to please any shooter who aims to take game. For more precise shooting and to get the most accuracy from the gun, our Big Cat comes with an upgraded 3-9x40 scope and mount. The Monte Carlo buttstock has a raised cheekpiece on each side, making this gun ideal for right- or left-handed shooters. It also has the Shock Wave Absorber (SWA) to reduce felt recoil. Shoot either lead pellets or PBA ammo to attain your hunting goals. Of course, you don't have to hunt with the Big Cat. These are fun plinkers and will give you hours of shooting pleasure.

Gamo Big Cat 1250 Features:
  • .22 Caliber Bull Barrel
  • Monte Carlo Buttstock
  • Ventilated Rubber Buttbad
  • Ambidextrous Dual Raised Cheeckpiece
  • All Weather Proof Stock
  • (SWA) Shock Wave Absorber
  • Low Recoil Airgun
  • Two-Stage Adjustable Trigger
  • Manual Trigger Safety
  • Good for Target Shooting or Dispatching Pests
  • Includes:Rifle, 3-9x40mm Scope & Rings
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Specs
  • ManufacturerGamo
  • Velocity950 fps
  • ConditionNew
  • Ammo TypePellets
  • ActionBreak barrel
  • Barrel StyleRifled
  • Fire ModeSingle-shot
  • Gun Weight6.10
  • Overall Length43.30
  • Barrel Length18.00
  • Loudness4-Medium-High
  • Magazine Capacity1
  • MechanismSpring-piston
  • Rail11mm dovetail
  • SafetyManual
  • Front Sightsnone
  • Rear Sightsnone
  • Trigger AdjustabilityTwo-stage adjustable
  • UseSmall game hunting/plinking
  • Warranty1-year limited warranty
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Reviews
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4.6
4.562 Reviews
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3.0
By DylanUSAOctober 30, 2019

Ive had this spring rifle for about 2 years and ive taken a lot of small game dove , squirrels, starlings and rabbit this gun preforms pretty good out of the box for a while but as usual with a break barrel accuracy falls off after a while . HARD the barrel is 100% plastic on the outside so expect it to droop really bad overtime or the opposite and shoot high I literally bent mine back as i noticed the point of aim had changed drastically. The scope is okay too just had to take the eye piece off and glue the reticle ring to make it stop moving out of place .

Pros
Light weight , super cheap , affordable pellets

Cons
Barrel droop develops Scope could be more quality Accuracy isnt great

5.0
By robertFebruary 25, 2019

i got the gun then bought some premier hollow point pellets and after I zeroed the scope at about 25 yards I got FOUR headshots FOUR! back to back all around 50 yards away, it is dead on target, the scope is a bit funky but great due to it being included with the gun but I do recommend a bipod because the gun does tire your arm out after 30 shots then it gets harder to stay still, very powerfull it completely blew the heads off the birds like the head is completely torn off, 9/10 for its price, I am very happy with this .22

Pros
power, sounds amazing, scope is pretty ok, kinda heavy ish (my preference). over all such a badass gun

Cons
you have to screw the scope down good but after 90 shots the scope will move, nothing crazy jut the cross tilts.

5.0
By JeffreyUSANovember 26, 2018

I shoot crows, squirrels, candles, playing cards on edge. This is a fun gun. It's powerful enough to take out squirrels and crows in my back yard from my deck...most shots are 40 yards or shorter. It's accurate enough at 30 yards to "WOW" my buddies with shots where I extinguish candles or split paying cards on edge. A great little gun for the price.

Pros
Great Value. Incredible Fun Factor

Cons
I tried to get it to wash my dishes but it just stood there.

5.0
By JeffreyUSANovember 26, 2018

I bought this rifle in .177 caliber and .22 caliber. My experience has shown this one (.177 caliber) to be very accurate up to about 40 yards. It obviously doesn't have the energy of the .22 but it's just as accurate and it still has the power the take down the annoying crows in my back yard.

Pros
Inexpensive for such accuracy.

Cons
Not as powerful as .22. Duh!!

4.0
By Elon P.October 9, 2018

It's awesome was able to sight in in fairly quick. took it outside was able to hit the same hole at times. I don't know why people say the scope is bad :(. Will change to a five star if it works good for hunting this week.

Pros
Comes with scope, fast, powerful was able to get it through metal

Cons
No iron sights, loud, hard to pump

5.0
By DavidUSADecember 2, 2017

Gun arrive in great condition. Removed from box and cleaned the barrel not very dirty at all. mounted and sighted in scope 3x9x40 zeroed in after about 100 shots very accurate out to 35 yards. Scope not bad for the range you'll be using this gun for. Have shot at targets out to 60yards get 2.5" grouping and at 35 yards .75 inch groups. Decent power chrony at 740' fps using Crossman premier hollow pts 14.3 gr. Got this gun mainly for plinking. But will also do some hunting. Very light weight and very easy to cock. Was a little loud but after about 300 shots much quieter. Great gun for the price.

Pros
Light weight good accuracy very easy to cock scope not bad, Good price

Cons
none

5.0
By EdwinUSAApril 3, 2017

Once I set the scope this thing is awesome. Very accurate and powerful for the price. I would recommend this to anyone....The gun even makes my daughter look good.

Pros
Powerful Gun

Cons
When u cock the gun you can begin to form a blister after awhile.

5.0
By Anthony B.March 26, 2017

Great for squirrels possums one shot and done. Great garage gun.

1.0
By Charles S.February 5, 2017

Does this rifle have a spring power piston or a gas powere system ? Thanks Chuck

5.0
By Gary f.September 1, 2016

Pigeons are nuisance here on farm. Eight year old grandson can load and shoot by himself. Scope mounted fine and zeroed with 4-5 shots. Bye-bye pigeons.

Pros
Very good price-very accurate-powerful enough for our needs-40 # grandson can load and shoot (we hunt deer and turkey here so he is experienced in handling other firearms with adult supervision)

Cons
Small grandson needs to shoot from rest as gun is plenty big for someone that small. Really not an issue.

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Which is better. Lead or non lead pellets?

asked Lucas

Does this gun take .22 bullets or pellets, and if pellets, what kind? Also , what cleaning kit should I get?

asked Anthony from USA

It fires .22 pellets

Scott from USA

Does the spring work good or should i go nitro piston.

asked Sam

Does this single shot rifle require reloading with every round?

asked Bob Applegate

Yes

Scott from USA

Would a 4-16X40 Scope be good for this rifle.

asked Tito

Can you send it to colombia and if you did how much will it cost?

asked Lisandro Alberto from USA

Lisarndro, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] They can answer any questions you might have. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

Does this gun come with a scope? Or should i also look into scopes as well?

asked Tanner

Yes I bought this gun about a week ago. It does come with a scope. Some reviewers say the scope is poor. I am sure it is not the best. However, I think it is OK for starters. One can purchase a better scope once familiar with the gun. I have shot some good groups with the scope and my 10 year old son has well. Hope this helps.

Mike from USA

is this a good small game rifle

asked billy joel

is this a good small game rifle

asked billy joel

I really enjoy shooting with the rifle, the only thing that I don´t like is the trigger it is hard to pull it and is really long the haul. But I still like the rifle

diego from USA

Very good rifle for the price.

Luis from USA

sir i want bye to this gun so pls tell me how i can got this gun

asked sajid nadeem

Sajid, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] They can answer any questions you might have. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

what bullets does this gun take?

asked Patrick

pellets- .22 caliber pellets- brands id recommend are gamo, crosman, rws- crosman premier hollow points, and rws superdomes are the best for this gun in my opinion

George from USA

it takes .22 pellets not bullets

wayne from USA

do you need a gun license to obtain this gun?

asked michael boland

Michael, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] They can answer any questions you might have. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

Is this gun good for hunting squirrel? And what's better .177 or .22

asked john

Yes. It's great for squirrel hunting. Plenty of knock down power for small/med varmints. I have both the .177 Big Cat and the .22 Big Cat. Although squirrels are not a big problem for the .177, I like the .22 better for hunting. The .22 caliber 25-28 grain pellets have tremendous force compared to the .177 caliber 15-16 grain pellets. And more range, too. Also because much of the .177 caliber ammo is supersonic and the .22 caliber is not, the .177 Big Cat can be louder than the .22 Big Cat. I also painted mine camo, just for fun. Hope this helps. Happy Hunting.

Jeffrey from USA

Does the Gamo Big Cat 1200 and 1250 air rifle come with 2 guns

asked scotty

does this air rifle come with a one or 2 piece scope mount

asked johnny

mine came with a two piece mount - and the gamo rear mount is pinned so It won't move after tightened to the rifle

mike from USA

Two separate rings attached to the scope, yes. If that's not what you're referring to please ask again and I'll clarify! -Tom

Tom

hi, can you send it in cocking position or barrel disassembly

asked alex suarez

Alex, Unfortunately, the manufacturer is the one that boxes all guns and rifles. We would not be able to put rile in cocking position or taking the barrel off before shipping. Sorry for any inconvenience this might cause. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

I am Kelum and living in Sri Lanka. I would like to buy an Air Rifle. The same type rifles available in Sri Lanka, but they are very higher in price. So I am planing to buy it from your site. Could you please tell me what is the shipping charges and taxes (if any) I can pay through paypal.

asked kelum

Kelum, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] They can answer any questions you might have. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

I'm looking to hunt small pests such as squirrels would you recommend this rifle? Also, what are this rifles major pros and cons?

asked Alex

Pros: - Comes with nice scope, but the iron sights on this gun are good - Light weight - lots of power - single pellet will go through 3/4" plywood Cons: - reload/pump after every shot, so if you missed the 1st time, squirrel is probably long gone - it is a long gun, so does take space - it is loud

JD

How long do you think this will be in stock for because i will be able to buy it in a week or two

asked Don Underwood

Don, This particular gun is in stock right now and shows plenty on hand, however Airgun Depot can not foresee future sales. Hope that gives you some in sight to your question. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

Is this gun worth the money?

asked Thomas from USA

In my opinion, this gun is worth a lot more. I could not be happier. It's very powerful and accurate!

Scott from USA

Can you put a Nite Site NS200 on it?

asked maria flores

i would like to send me in greece and also i like to now the shipping cost

asked mike pahos

Mike, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] They will be able to answer any questions you might have. Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

I'm a woman and new to this. Is this something I can handle? What does it mean to be trigger adjustable?

asked Connie

What kind of spring can change for this gamo?

asked Bernhard

Hi can you ship this to chennai in india? Yoges

asked Yoges

Yoges, Please contact our International Shipping Department at [email protected] Sincerely, The Airgun Depot Customer Care Team

Scott from USA

How quiet is it? Can I shoot it in the back yard w/o cops coming?

asked rocky

This rifle is not quiet, especially if you dry fire it. Which don't dry fire it! It is not made to be like the whisperer or silent cat that are also made by gamo. I would recommend buying a different kind of gamo air rifle that is quiet if you live in the city or town.

MagnumHunter

the .22 has sort of a loud report out of the box - but will quiet down after broken in on a scale of 1 - 5 5 being the loudest i'd give it a 2.5 to 3 after break in. my break-in was about 500 - 600 wad-cutters and a real good barrel cleaning.. all in all I like the .22 better than the .177 - I bought both and the .177 still shoots wild, where the .22 has taken squirrel's right off the branches with hollow-points

mike from USA

If you shoot a bullet then yes you will be fine. But somone who is not familiar with guns could mistake a dry fire for a real firearm.

Mac

I have pulled this barrel back, loaded a pellet in it, and cocked it back into place . . . nothing. It doesn't fire. What am I not doing? Or do I need to return?

asked richard

You've completed 3 steps so far. The other 2 are pushing the safety forward that's next to the trigger and shooting the gun. The gun safety is a great thing, but it can ruin you sometimes on making that perfect kill shot.

MagnumHunter

There is a safety mechanism directly in front of the trigger. Release it by pushing it forward, aim and squeeze the trigger to release the pellet. Be sure to always insert your pellets face into the breach. Seating a pellet skirt-first can cause jamming and is generally unsafe.

Dan from USA

I bought this gun today and I am not very happy with the accuracy at 10 yrds. I have a 2" group with gamo tomahawk pointed hollow points. What pellet do you suggest? I had a very steady rest and I am pretty sure I mounted scope correct.

asked Vincent

I find using a hunting pellet will work better then using a hollow point. I bought the raptor pellets and i had gotten nice grouping, Check out H&N sport pellets, they work well to

derek from USA

Can you hunt rabbits with this gun?

asked Jack

yes my 177 caliber of this gun drops rabbits for raccoons possum i and for raccoons possums and groundhogs

hayden

Yes this is a very capable rifle and you can hunt rabbits with ease. Check out some of the quality hunting pellets here on airgundepot. Just make sure to try some heavier grain pellets for that extra stopping power a .22 can provide.

james from USA

Yes, rabbits are a definite possibility with this rifle. It has some serious stopping power with small game. Provided that you as the shooter do your part(This rifle is a springer, that means utilizing the artillery hold), taking out rabbits cleanly should be no problem. As far as pellet choice for small game, I prefer the RWS Super H Points and the RWS Superdomes. Both very good for penetration and stopping power.

Dan from USA

Is this good for hunting rabbits?

asked Joe

This can kill rabbits so easy because of the .22 caliber round. If you get the right kind of hunting pellet then you could probably kill small foxes. Mine shoots well and I have, so far, killed three squirrels with it. Poor squirrels, they died so fast that they didn't even know what hit them. The rabbits probably won't know either.

MagnumHunter

Yes it is!! I've had one for a while now, it's my fav. Real good stopping power. I use the ball ammo...works wonderful. Highly recommended!!

Aaron from USA

Of course you can. Its a powerful rifle with good stopping power.

Mac

How much does the shipping and handling cost?

asked Anthony

Shipping price always changes, but you should be able to see the final price before you complete your purchase.

Scott from USA

Shipping price always changes, but you should be able to see the final price before you complete your purchase.

Scott from USA

What size is the dove tail scope rail?

asked derek from USA

3/8inch dovetail rails

Ronnie

At the top of the dovetail (not the indented ares), it measures 12mm.

Al from USA

Can a silencer be put on the rifle? What country is it manufactured in?

asked Jim

No the rifle can not be fitted with a silencer, and it is manufactured in Spain.

Greg

Is it quiet?

asked Rick

To be honest, it's probably medium high, but I love it anyway!

Steve from USA

Is this gun made in the USA?

asked Jackson

Mine was made in Spain. But it still works great!

AirgunHunter

I am looking for an air gun for a groundhog that's been burrowing in my garden and killing my plants. I would also like to use it for small pests and squirrels. Would this gun suffice?

asked Pablo

Yes, you will make a very good choice if you buy this pellet rifle. I would recommend sighting it in at about 25 to 30 yards. If you get the right ammo, you could probably use it on small foxes too. I used master point pellets in .22 caliber and it shot well. Get this rifle and you will love it.

Evan

I live in the UK how much would it cost to be shipped over ?

asked chris

Try checking out at the sight and if there is a restriction you will get a warning before you purchase the product. There are a lot of different regulations for all different countries and they are always changing, so we have set up an automatic warring if there is a product, based on your location, that is forbidden. Shipping price always changes, but you should be able to see the final price before you complete your purchase.

Scott from USA

Would I be able to use this Gamo Big Cat .22 Cal for squirrel hunting, with the distance of 50 yards? Is it more power than the .177 Cal? Let me know. I want to buy the GBC to hunt squirrels in my back yard. Thanks.

asked noah

You could use this rifle for squirrels. Heck, if you get the right ammo you could use it to hunt foxes and small coyotes. You can sight it in at 50 yards but I would recommend at 30 yards. If you sight it in at 30 yards, you could probably hit a squirrel at 60 yards. Get this rifle and you will love it for sure.

Evan

Is the scope easy to sight in, and will it stay consistent?

asked Ethan

Is this a multi-pump pellet gun

asked Dale Miller

No this is a break barrel.

Scott from USA

No this is a break barrel.

Scott from USA

Could this be used in a survival situation?

asked jj

call me on 00447784131903 thanks

asked aruna

We can not call internationally but you can email us at: [email protected] You can ask any questions and we will be able to help you. Thank you

Scott from USA

I am in surrey uk can i by gamo big cat

asked aruna

Go to that webpage, where the item you want is. Click on "Add to Cart." (There will be a pop up with other items if you want those) Then click "proceed to checkout" if that is everything you want. When your checking out at the sight and there is a restriction you will get a warning before you purchase the product. There are a lot of different regulations for all different countries and they are always changing, so we have set up an automatic warring if there is a product, based on your location, that is forbidden.

Scott from USA

your ship to brazil ? thanks

asked arcanjo monteiro lima

Try checking out at the sight and if there is a restriction you will get a warning before you purchase the product. There are a lot of different regulations for all different countries and they are always changing, so we have set up an automatic warring if there is a product, based on your location, that is forbidden. Shipping price always changes, but you should be able to see the final price before you complete your purchase.

Scott from USA

Is it a break barrel?

asked moshe

yes.

Connor

its a BB gun right?

asked joseph

This is actually a pellet gun. It uses .22 cal pellets. BB's are .177 caliber. BB's will fit in .177 cal pellet guns. The bb's will mess up the rifling in the barrel of pellet guns.

Scott from USA

What is the range of this gun

asked Sajid

We attempted to have our 11 year olds use this rifle, and it was difficult for them to hold it and complete the reload. We have a lower FPS rifle that is a little easier for them to operate, that they usually use instead. But, it is a great gun and it's been the favorite overall.

Annaliesa from USA

I have killed doves as far as 50 meters, (54 yards) with with a single shoot, using 7.8 grains pellets. Your effective distance with this airgun depends more of your skill to aim, I used no compensation, the drop of the shot is not a problem. You may be tempted to install a more powerful scope to aim distances longer than 30 yards...

Arturo

is the scope that comes with it any good?? and i'm also a hunter and i need it for squirrel and pigeon hunting. any good for that?

asked dylan

For simple squirrel and pigeons, the scope that it comes with will be just fine.

Scott from USA

For simple squirrel and pigeons, the scope that it comes with will be just fine.

Scott from USA

For simple squirrel and pigeons, the scope that it comes with will be just fine.

Scott from USA

For simple squirrel and pigeons, the scope that it comes with will be just fine.

Scott from USA

I'm interested in buying a Gamo Big Cat,but im not sure whether to get the .177cal or .22cal. im going to use this gun to kill skunks that come in eat my chick eggs and quails etc.. also i was wondering which caliber is able to kill a fox

asked yuri from USA

you will want a .22 if you are going to be trying to kill anything. It hits so much harder.

Scott from USA

are all pellet guns only single shot?

asked Rita Ellsworth

There are pellet guns that are semi automatic with 8-10 rounds an I believe there are a coupl that are even automatic. However, those guns are in the range of $1200-$1600. So for the most part, yes, they are single shot.

Scott from USA

I bought thie big cat gamo 22cal & purchased a leapers 5th gen 9x40 scope. I really like the scope, but cannot get it zero in.. I get it real close and put it away for the night and go to shoot it the next day and it is off again. Sometimes it will work for days with out fail and try to dial it in and the whole thing goes back to square one! I am shooting from about 25' and can not hit the middle unless, I compansate with the mil dots. Will this scope work for this gun??

asked Trisha from USA

That scope should work fine, so you may have a defective scope. I would recommend returning or exchanging your scope (As long as you are still in warranty coverage) and trying another to see if you have the same problem.

Steve from USA

Do you send to brazil?

asked Rafael Jun

Thank you for you interest. For questions about international ordering/shipping please email us at [email protected] This so we can better help you.

Steve from USA

i need this rifle in pakistan what will be process how it can reach to me via courier

asked atta

Thank you for you interest. For questions about international ordering/shipping please email us at [email protected] This so we can better help you.

Steve from USA

how does one go about adjusting the trigger? Its to tight

asked Jeff

the srew is at the trigger base put the srewdriver though the hole in the trigger gard and adjust to what you want...

Gary

First of all make sure it's not loaded for obvious safety reasons. Second turn the rifle upside down till the trigger is facing you. You then loosen the two screws that allow access to the trigger. Finally there's a small phillups screw behind the trigger, turn it clockwise to de-crease the length and counter-clockwise to increase the length of the triggwer action. I hope you find this info helpful, thanx.

JR from USA

overall quality and accuracy

asked Glenn

Out of the box and unscoped, this was right-on accurate! It is very light and has substantial recoil (for an airgun) so I'm not certain that a light duty scope will last. Fit and finish is of high quality and typical of Gamo.

Al from USA

Does the scope come calibrated? If so, at how many yards?

asked Darren D

No it doesn't come calibrated, at least mine did not. calibrating the scope was a breeze, specially if you're familiar with airguns. The rifle itself is amazing it has plenty of fire power and extremely accurate. I love everything about the Gammo Big Cat air rifle! My whole experience to this day has been amazing and the customer service and shipping at Air Gun depot was pleasent. You won't find a better rifle with this workmanship at this price from Airgun Depot.

JR from USA

Are you allowed to own and use this without a firearm license?

asked David

The need for a firearm license is to be determined by your local city/state. Most areas do not require a license for this type of gun/rifle. You should not need one in your area Pennsylvania as we have no shipping restrictions there.

Steve from USA

How does the scope that comes with the gamo big cat work I want to know so I won't have to buy a scope for it

asked Edward from USA

Adjust the dials till they coincide with the POI.

Conor

what is better for hunting the gamo bigcat .22 or the gamo bgcat .177 Also, what is the biggest thing this could take down a turkey fox racoon coyote?

asked turtle555

Go for the .22, but don't take a coyote with it....use something a lot bigger.

Conor

well both are great I have both and once you shoot them you can see that its realy up to you one has better speed 177 and penatrates deeper the other is slower 22 but has more energy leaves bigger hole but if shot placment is good you will be amazed at what it will take down wild hog and down for 22 and coyote and down for the177. thats not saying the 177 wont kill a hog just have not tried it yet. hope this was helpful

mike

The big cat .22 is better. It has a lot more knockdown power. We always recommend .22 cal and up for hunting anything bigger than birds, rats etc. for smaller pests .177 cal works just fine. Thanks

Scott from USA

In the desc. it says "Single shot" does that mean the loading capacity is one? (Holds one bb/pellet) then you have to open the barrel and reaload by hand? Or does it have a clip with it or something? Let me know thx,dan

asked Daniel V.

Yes, you break the barrel, put the pellet in and you are ready to shoot. But do not use bb's through a pellet rifle. It will not work.

Evan

Yes, exactly how you described it.....that's how it is done.

Conor

Yes break barrel rifles are all single shot. You put one pellet in at a time.

Scott from USA

is the 1 77 cal better or more accurate than 22 cal

asked chris

the .22 caliber will shoot slower, hit harder. Accuracy will tend to be greater in the .177

Steve from USA

how far can this gun hit a bottom of a soda can ? consitently ?

asked chris

about 40 yards depending on the shooter, conditions, and pellets.

Steve from USA

Is this a good squirrel gun?

asked Smittyd

oh yea it' will make rocky fly off the branch

mike from USA

Yep. Perfect.

Conor

it goes right through the squirell and kills them istantly because of the .22 cal. rounds.

evan

yeah the .22 is a factor to when it comes to small game hunting because the pellet can just go through anything

nate

Where was this rifle made?

asked steelcountry

All of gamo air rifles are made in spain. The scope is made in china but is very decent. I don't recommend buying a new scope, it does the job to about 70 yards.

keyan from USA
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