Tag: air guns

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Nitron N-32 gas powered cannon

The Nitron N-32 is a semi-automatic cannon microprocessor controlled high pressure inert gas cannon. Is fires 1.250” steel ball bearings at over 1000 fps. That is about 3000 ft/lbs of muzzle energy. For comparison a 7.62x51mm NATO round has about 2600 ft/lbs of [Read More…]

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Gamo Tactical SOCOM Air Rifles

Aside from the questionable name of SOCOM being applied to air rifles, I really like the styling of these new rifles. Three models will eventually be available but only the Socom Extreme is currently available to be purchased. The SOCOM EXTREME was created for an all [Read More…]

Air guns are also up, crossbows too

Yesterday a highly placed source in the air gun industry (who wishes to remain anonymous) told me that air guns sales are also riding the gun buying frenzy wave. Crossbow sales have also noticeably increased. There is a lot to be said about air guns at a time when [Read More…]

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Gamo Hunter Extreme

Gamo have a new break barrel air rifle called the Hunter Extreme. They claim it is the fastest spring air gun on earth. Gamo Hunter Extreme .22 The .22 rifle will push a lead pellet at 950 fps. From my limited knowledge of air guns, I think this is 10-20% more power. [Read More…]

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T-4 Bullpup: PCP air gun

I came across a Russian firm called DAC / Demyan who manufacture a bullpup conversion of their T-4 Carbine PCP bolt action rotary magazine repeating air gun. T-4 Bullpup T-4 Carbine The conversion to a bullpup configuration is straight forward. Initially I was confused [Read More…]

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Outside lock air rifle

B.B. has written a very interesting post about a working replica of an outside lock air rife. This type of air rifle was made between 1600 and the mid 1700s. It is called an outside lock because the firing mechanism is literally on the outside of the action. Instead of [Read More…]

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PBA ARMOR .177 Pellets

Gamo have released a new .117 pellet called the PBA ARMOR. The PBA stands for “Performance Ballistic Alloy” which is a non-lead alloy. The alloy used in these pellets is harder than the alloy used in the PBA/Raptor pellets, hence the name. New ARMOR [Read More…]

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ActionAirgun

I received an email from a company called ActionAirgun. They are running a game which starts later this month. What do you do when you love shooting, but live in a climate where you can only shoot outdoors (comfortably) a couple months of the year? You start a new [Read More…]

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Veritas Mark IV

Gunpundit has spotted photos of the Veritas Mark IV in Denver. The Veritas Mark IV is a paintball/airgun gun that shoots .68 Caliber paintballs filled with a pepper spray type substance. The gun is patterned after and the same size as the M and accepts most AR-15 [Read More…]

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Stoeger X Series air rifles

Benelli USA is now importing the Stoeger X Series air rifles. The rifles come in a variety of models, finishes and scope options. They are all .177 in caliber and have a break barrel action. X5: Scoped, hardwood, 16.5″ barrel. The “Made in China” is [Read More…]

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How to make wax pellets

This is a fantastics idea. ‘thinking’ over at RFC posted how to make wax pellets for an airgun. Perfect for shooting bugs indoors! All you need a some wax, a lighter ,some putty for a mold and a pelet. WARNING: If you plan on shooting an airgun in your [Read More…]

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Spiraling air gun pellets!

A very interesting article at the Pyramyd Air Reprt. I do not shoot competitively with air guns nor do I hunt with them but I do enjoy knocking about a soda can once in a while. During my plinking I have never noticed the spiriling pellet phenomenon which is explained [Read More…]