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How Does A Pneumatic Air Rifle Work?

For air rifles, there are several different powerplants that operate them. These include spring piston, CO2 gas, and pneumatic. While you may know how spring pistons and compressed gas air guns operate, how does a pneumatic air rifle work? Using pneumatic potential energy within compressed air, pneumatic air rifles fire pellets when the trigger is […]

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Top 10 Airgun Carbines

The smaller size and lighter weight of carbines make them easy to handle and a ton of fun to shoot. If you haven’t had the pleasure of toting one though the brush with nary a snag you are in for a treat the first time you take one into the field. Below are the ten best ones […]

How An Air Rifle Operates

If you’re new to airgunning, you may find yourself asking, “How does an air rifle work?” What makes them so different from other guns? Unlike traditional firearms, airguns use compressed air or CO2 to propel pellet, slug, or BB ammunition. This is not to say that they don’t pack the punch of firearms, as certain […]

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Trigger Creep Definition

A large part of trigger control is understanding how trigger creep can affect shooting accuracy and your gun’s overall performance. As a part of what is called the trigger pre-travel phase, trigger creep refers to the positive movement of the trigger that moves the sear and engages the mainspring of the gun. Though not necessarily […]

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First Steps With Your New Airgun

Receiving your new airgun is an exciting moment and we want those feelings to last for years. Here are some tips that you can take to get the most out of your new airgun. Start by shooting it and giving it a thorough test in the first month while you still have the option to […]

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Air Rifle Range and Indoor Airgun Range Differences

When choosing an air gun, where you’ll be able to safely practice shooting plays a major role in your decision. While smaller airguns can be shot indoors in areas like sheds, garages, basements, attics, and more, some air rifles demand more space to account for their greater firing power. With the ability to break the […]

Good Hunting Pellets and What’s the Best .177 Pellet for Hunting

If you’re planning to hunt with an airgun, you need effective pellets to bring your game down in a humane way. A common misconception is that you need a very high caliber gun to hunt. This is not necessarily the case. With an accurate shot, .177 air guns are just as useful when hunting as […]

Improving Your Shopping Experience

Airgun Depot is launching its new and improved website! We are striving to bring you the best airgun buying experience possible and in order to do so, we have completely overhauled our website bringing you new features with a lot more to come. Under-the-Hood = Improved Performance & Speed The new platform will allow us […]

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 […]