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Why Use The Most-Sold RWS Pellet?

When you spend a few years doing something, you develop a good understanding of what works and what doesn’t, what works best for certain uses, and what doesn’t. One of my previous roles in the Umarex USA family was in our Service Department. Airgun aficionados of all stripes called in to discuss iss...

The Best Way to Make Movies with Guns?

As an indie film maker with hardly a budget to speak of, I have found that if you want to record an action scene with guns, an airsoft gun is the best option.

Training with Umarex 1911s

Instead of jumping in like I normally would in a gun review, I’d like to begin this piece with the establishment of a basic premise. If you carry a 1911, you need to train with a 1911. This thought scares some away from the battle-tested single-action, but it doesn’t have to. Practice doesn’t have to be dangerous.  

The Eyes Have It

BBs bounce off hard surfaces such as wood, rocks, and concrete. This is why it is so important to wear safety glasses and to have a proper backstop. Safety should always be the number one priority.

The Best Targets for BB Guns and Pellet Rifles

Many different targets can be for BB guns. Some are simple and common, while others are a lot of fun. I am going to list a few examples of targets that I have seen and some I have used.

How to Improve Your Shooting by using Airguns

Shooting guns and going hunting has always been part of my life, but it was not until my family and I went to an NRA Youth Day at our local gun club that we were talked into attending a local match. I fell in love and have been shooting competitively for four years now.

How does a Pre-Charged Pneumatic Air Gun Work?

The answer is simple, really and the answer is in the question. Pre-Charged Pneumatics (PCPs) are pre-charged. They’re ready to go when you pull the trigger. And they’re pneumatic, which is a polysyllabic word favored by mechanics that means air-powered.

Five Reasons Why You Should Train With Air Pistols

I consider myself to be a stalwart defender of the Second Amendment. After experiencing a violent crime when I was in my twenties, I decided to learn everything I could about protecting myself. As part of that mission, I carry a gun every day.

5 Reasons Every Family Should Try Air guns

The first guns I ever shot were air guns. I have vivid memories of an aluminum pie-plate hanging from a clothesline behind my grandmother’s house in western Alabama. My father and I would sit on the back steps and poke holes in the tin with a CO2 powered pistol. It was quality time with my dad. My mom even got into it a couple of times.

How Spring Guns Work & How to Maximize Their Effectiveness

Most folks whose primary shooting experience is with powder burners have trouble shooting spring air guns.  With either a .22 or a .30-.06’, folks tend to have a firm shoulder weld and a death grip on the fore end.  Both of these techniques are a recipe for inaccuracy with a spring air gun.