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Where Can I Shoot My Air Rifle?

One of the first things people ask when they buy their new air rifle is where they are allowed to shoot it. It’s a good thing to ask as shooting in the wrong place can land you in trouble. You can shoot your Air Rifle on your own land but you must ensure that any pellets do not end up …

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Why Does My BB Gun Keep Jamming?

It can be so frustrating. You have a nice new BB gun but the enjoyment of shooting is ruined by having to keep clearing out jammed BB’s in the mechanism, why does it keep jamming? If your BB gun keeps jamming then it’s most likely to do with the BBs themselves, rather than the gun. Check the size of the …

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Airgun FAQ – All Your Airgun Questions – Answered

Here are the answers to the most common questions asked about airguns. I’ve been asked so many times the same questions about Air Rifles, Air Pistols, BB Guns etc. I thought it must be worth creating an article that simply addresses the most common questions I’ve had over the last 40 years or so. The biggest questions and simple answers, …

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Pest Control With An Airgun (COMPLETE GUIDE)

This is quite a big topic and isn’t particularly well addressed on the internet. I thought there was quite a lot of information either missing, incorrect or contained on multiple sites so you had to keep swapping between sites to get all the information. The point of this article was to amalgamate all the information, correcting where necessary, into one …

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How To Shoot An Air Rifle Accurately (COMPLETE GUIDE)

Every person who has ever owned an Air Rifle has wanted to shoot just that little bit better, and that includes me. Although there are so many variables involved in actually doing this, there are some basics that apply across the board. So, regardless of whether you’re plinking in the backyard or hunting with your .25 in some woodland, there …

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Can I Use a BB Gun for Self Defense?

These days we’re all just a little more concious of security in our home and protecting our family from those that may wish to do harm. Proper firearms can be very expensive, they’re more hassle to get hold of and not everyone feels comfortable with owning or using one. However, is it an option to use a BB Gun for …

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What’s The Difference Between a BB Gun and an Airsoft Gun?

I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been asked this. It’s actually an important question for a parent to answer as there are some significant differences between a BB gun and an Airsoft gun. If you make an ill-informed choice then are you providing your child with a dangerous weapon? Or should neither of them be regarded in …

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How Dangerous Are BB Guns?

Bringing up a son can be difficult at the best of times. I was the same at this age, always wanting toy guns so I could play soldiers. Of course, 40 years ago we didn’t have as much choice as we do now. Back then, my options were typically plastic replicas that used to break after a few weeks, much …

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Why Does My BB Gun Leak CO2?

I’d say this is arguably the most common problem when it comes to BB guns and can be mightily frustrating! The symptoms are this – you load a 12 g CO2 canister into your gun (or the bigger 88 g with a rifle) and take a few shots. You then store it overnight and come back to it the next …

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Most Reliable Air Rifles

When my son and I went outside during the weekend to do a spot of plinking, he asked me why I was using ‘that old pistol’ again. He was referring to my Webley Tempest, the cheek! Although, I guess he was quite accurate in what he said as it was almost 40 years old. Not quite as old as me …