AIR POWER

THE LATEST ON AIR POWERED GUNS AND ACCESSORIES
Why Airguns? Power!...

You know it’s gonna be a great day when the ring of freedom sounds an awful lot like your front doorbell. The other day when mine rang, I answered the...
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SIG’s Service Stand-In

My first “pistol” was an air-powered .177 Benjamin smoothbore with a wooden “Tootsie Roll” pump handle and a grayish plastic set of grip panels. It...
Read Full Article Payton Miller
Air Ordnance SMG-22

One of my first automatic weapons was an M16. Don’t hate me for it, but back in 1987 I bought the stripped transferable full-auto receiver for $600
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
Benjamin Airbow and Bulldog

When the zombies finally come or there’s a global economic meltdown, we’re going to have to resort to drastic measures —
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Shoot at Home for Fun and...

There's no question either that ignorance about guns and the prejudice due to ignorance threaten your right and mine to own guns, to hunt, or to engage in...

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Daystate’s Red Wolf Air...

Things get weird when electronics become too smart. Neural network software engineers talk about computers becoming self-aware like the HAL 9000 computer in...
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High-Tech Airgun Training

“You can train at home with airguns” is one of those pithy comments passed along like the eggplant soufflé at a family reunion dinner but it’s true.
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"Air Defense Understudies"

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
Read Full Article Todd Burgreen
Short And Serious

I spent 25 years in captivity. No, not in North Vietnam or North Korea, but in a desperate day-to-day fight for survival in the pit of weekday despair known...
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"Air Defense Understudies"

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
Read Full Article Todd Burgreen
Airsoft — The Ultimate...

The last few years have witnessed an unprecedented growth in the rise of airguns in the role of firearm trainers. At the forefront of this training wave are...
Read Full Article J.I. Galan
Full Auto BB Fun

The September 2014 issue carried my review of the Umarex Legends C96, a stunningly realistic BB-firing copy of the famous Mauser C96 “Broomhandle”...
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Why Airguns? Power!...

You know it’s gonna be a great day when the ring of freedom sounds an awful lot like your front doorbell. The other day when mine rang, I answered the...
Read Full Article Tom McHale
The Umarex Legends C96

Umarex USA has scored another major hit with the introduction of their latest CO2-powered BB pistol. Coming on the heels of their stunningly realistic copy...
Read Full Article J.I. Galan
Airguns for Hunting?

Modern airguns aren’t much like your childhood Daisy Red Ryder. Whether break-action, pump, or pre-charged pneumatic, today’s airguns are marvels of...
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Volquartsen Scorpion

Starting out in 1974 as “Tom’s Gun Bluing,” Tom Volquartsen has built “Volquartsen Custom” into a world leader when it comes to engineering...
Read Full Article Holt Bodinson