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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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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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All About Ballistic Coefficient

What is ballistic coefficient (BC)? Without getting into the math, BC is basically a measure of a projectile’s ability to maintain velocity as it flies through the air. It is calculated based on the sectional density (weight of the projectile in relation to its diameter) and form factor or shape of the projectile and is […]

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Necessary Airgun Accessories

Whether you are using your airgun for hunting or just target practice, there are certain accessories that are must-have items. Here are the top necessary airgun accessories you need in your collection. 1. Holster When looking at necessary airgun accessories, a holster is one of the most debated ones, but still worth mentioning as a […]

Trigger Control

When it comes to accuracy, fundamentals are essential. Whether it’s a pistol or a rifle, the basics are the same: sight alignment, breath control, and trigger control.  Of course it sounds so simple but we all know that mastering just those three basic principals can take a lifetime of practice. Though none of the essential […]

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The Art of Breathing

As anyone familiar with shooting knows, it’s easy to understand the effect that your lungs have on accuracy. Simply hold your rifle or pistol pointed at a target and take exaggerated breaths if you want to see the importance of the art of breathing. You’ll notice how your sights move above and below your target […]

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How to Sight an Airgun

Before you shoot your new gun for the first time, you must align its sights with the flight path of the BB or pellet. Even though your gun is brand new and fresh from its box, it is very likely that things are not lined up as they should be… the same holds true for […]

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Printable Targets

Whether you’re looking to cut down on cost or simply want to have the ability to print targets on-demand, download one of our Airgun Depot Printable Targets today! These templates can be printed on any paper, but we found it best to print them on heavy duty 8.5×10, 110lb card stock. Below, you’ll find the […]

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 […]

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