Air Rifles: Discount Air Guns for Hunting & Target Shooting
Air rifles are air guns that use compressed air or other gas to propel a pellet from the muzzle. With the modern technology that exists today, air rifles can be extremely accurate and powerful. Air rifles can be used for a variety of applications especially when educating young shooters, for target practice, for backyard shooting, for competition shooting, for small game hunting, and for pest control. At Outdoor Sports Depot, we sell a complete selection of discount air rifles from leading manufacturers. Please feel free to browse our collection of affordable, precision, and high powered air guns to find the air rifle that is best for you.
Beeman Weighted BB Repeater
Benjamin Sheridan Benjamin Trail NP
Benjamin Sheridan Discovery Pre-Charged Air Rifle
Benjamin Sheridan Marauder
Crosman Break Barrel Airgun
Umarex USA Beretta Pistol
Umarex USA Hämmerli - 490 Express
Umarex USA Model 34 P Combo
Umarex USA Model 350 Feuerkraft
Umarex USA Ruger Air Hawk
Umarex USA RWS - Model 350 P Magnum
Umarex USA Walther 1250 Dominator
Umarex USA Walther Talon Magnum Combo
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Types of Air Rifles
While air rifles may often be thought of as lower powered guns for teaching young shooters and beginners. Air rifles are today commonly used for a variety of purposes including varmint hunting, small game hunting, pest control, competition shooting, and backyard target practice. There are a variety of types of air rifles that are available today. These each offer different power levels and accuracy, and therefore, certain types of air rifles are often preferred for different uses or applications.
The main types of air rifles that are available today include:
Pre-charged Pneumatic (PCP) Air Rifles
Pre-charge pneumatic air rifles have been trusted since the days of Lewis and Clark to offer superior accuracy and ease of shooting. These rifles are just recently becoming more affordable for the mass market with the development and advance of current technology. PCP air rifles work by first pre-charging the gun by using either a hand pump or a scuba tank. These air rifles can shoot accurate shots up to 50 yards and beyond and are perfect for hunting, casual shooting, and competition shooting.
Break Barrel Air Rifles
In the last few years, there has been a shift in the types of air rifles that are widely used for hunting and pest control purposes due to recent advances in technology. As a result, break barrel or break action style air rifles are becoming more popular than ever before for these purposes. A traditional break action air rifle is powered by moving a piston located in the receiver to the rear as a hinged barrel is pulled downward. The piston then moves to the rear against a strong steel spring, where it is locked into position. Many break action rifles are relatively powerful, launching pellets at velocities of 1000 feet per second or more.
A downside to break barrel air rifles is the fact that these are often difficult to shoot accurately because of the force of the heavy piston lurching forward. New Nitro Piston technology uses a nitrogen filled gas piston rather than a traditional coiled spring to reduce overall recoil and improve precision and accuracy in these air rifles. Additionally, this technology results in air rifles that are quicker, quieter, and easier to fire.
CO2 Powered Air Rifles
CO2 powered air rifles are powered by small containers of highly pressurized and liquefied gas. These air rifles are convenient because a small cartridge can provide power for a large number of shots without the need for pumping in between shots. CO2 powered air rifles tend to have slightly lower pellet velocities, but they can typically be versatile enough for most air gun uses.
Variable Pump Air Rifles
Variable pump and multi pump air rifles are designed to allow multiple pumps to be used to force air into a chamber where it is then stored under pressure. Each pump when using a variable pump air rifle will increase the pressure and power of the rifle. Variable pump air rifles can be manufactured to offer a variety of pellet velocities. These air rifles offer outstanding performance, excellent accuracy and can be used for target shooting as well as for pest control or hunting small game.
Our Discount Air Rifles
At our online sporting goods store, we sell a complete selection of discount air rifles and air guns at affordable prices. These air guns come from leading shooting, air gun, and outdoor sporting manufacturers. They offer the latest technology for air gun hunting and competition shooting. Our complete selection of air rifles includes basic, entry level and affordable air rifles for young shooters and beginners as well as precision, high-powered air rifles for serious air gun hunters and competition shooters.
Our selection of affordably priced air rifles includes discount:
We also sell a variety of air pistols and air gun equipment from leading manufacturers as well.