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Checking out new airguns at the Barra booth at SHOT Show 2022. Photo: Chase Fly

Here you’ll find airgun reviews, tips, and other helpful information about airguns. Particularly if you’re interested in hunting with an airgun, this is the right place. We cover everything from airgun maintenance to different types of pellets to reviews about the best air rifles and BB guns. One of our most popular articles is a directory of airgun hunting rules and regs by state, so be sure to check that out.

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Airgun Reviews, Guides, and Tips

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13 Best Air Rifles Reviewed & Revealed (Hands-on Pellet Gun Guide)

A lot has changed in the world of air rifles since the days of the Daisy Red Ryder BB gun. Today, air ...
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8 Best BB Guns Reviewed (Kid-Friendly, Most Powerful)

BB Guns are tons of fun. These guns are designed to be recreational and come in every configuration you can imagine to ...
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6 Best Air Pistols Reviewed & Revealed (Hands-on Pellet Pistol Guide)

It’s cold out, fall is giving way to winter, but you are up and at it. Armed with your best pellet pistol ...
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How To Mount A Scope On Your Air Rifle (Complete Guide)

If you aren’t happy with your iron sight accuracy, or your vision isn’t the best, you may want to consider adding a ...
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Air Rifle Maintenance 101: Keeping Your Airgun Operating Properly 

Air rifles are fun and challenging tools that allow you to hunt, target practice and compete at very little cost. But it’s easy ...
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What’s Better For Hunting – Airgun Or a Conventional Gun? – Compared!

Quick question: What’s better for hunting, a good airgun or a real gun?  A lot of people are going to say a real ...
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Can You Hunt With Airgun In Your State? (Laws & Regulations)

Airgun hunting steadily gains popularity over the last decade. Spurred by numerous factors like a lack of available 22 LR, tons of ...
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Airgun, Airsoft, BB, Pellet, Paintball (Differences Explained!)

Recreational guns are not considered firearms. These include paintball, airsoft, pellet guns, BB guns, and air rifles among others. Each is designed ...
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Learn More About 7 Different Types of Airgun Pellets

Picking the right ammunition can have a big influence on accuracy and power. In fact, ammunition is even more important with airguns ...
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Airgun vs Airsoft: Total Comparison

Both airsoft guns and high-velocity air rifles are hot right now, each for different reasons. Airsoft is a whole lot of fun ...
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Review: RWS Model 34 .22 Caliber

Outdoor Empire top pick as .22 caliber air rifle! The RWS Model 34 .22 caliber airgun is powerful and effective. If you’re ...