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Blog posts tagged with 'mark davis'

What Kind of Oil Should I Use?

Both CO2 and spring powered air guns do need some maintenance to help ensure a long life. Keeping them clean is a big part of that care, but you do need to be careful about what you are putting in and on your air gun. The valve assemblies in today’s CO2 powered air guns are fitted with silicone seals and O-rings. 

Ammunition Matters: RWS Meisterkugeln Precision Pistol Pellets

For as many reasons as there are to shoot pellet pistols, there are at least as many reasons to shoot RWS Meisterkugeln Precision Pistol pellets in your air pistol. For starters, pellet pistols are typically low-velocity affairs. This limitation in velocity tends to direct the application of the gun to certain activities.

The Magnificent Mauser

The Legends line of air pistols and rifles has been extremely popular among collectors and backyard plinkers alike. This is no accident. Many Hollywood movies and popular military based games have kept the firearms used in conflicts at the forefront of consumers’ minds. So when we launch a product like the Legends M712 replica, the response is enthusiastic, to say the least. 

5 Gift Ideas for Shooters That Can Be Handed Down

Unfortunately, we do live in an age of consumables. That phone you paid top dollar for two years ago? Hardly worth repairing today. This is true for refrigerators, phones, and cars, and can openers, coffee makers, and TVs. Does anything have enduring value anymore?

Stuffing Magazines

Shooting CO2 powered BB pistols has never been more fun.  There are fantastic revolvers, double action, single action, blowback, and non-blowback style pistols available to suit your fancy.  Some of these are fairly easy to load.  Some, however, are a little harder to load than others.  In this blog entry, I’ll offer some insight on loading your magazines with as little hassle as possible.

Things Aren’t What They Seem: Fake News

A term that, I suppose has its roots in the first deception but has recently come to be redefined as the intentional misleading of an audience for a calculated reaction. Fake news is everywhere. Fake News has a deception at its core but is flowered about with enough truth that it takes some skill to rightly divide truth from fiction. It is insidious, and, as I have already alluded, a story as old as time. So what does this have to do with air guns? Plenty. We’ll circle back around to this directly. Sit down for a spell with me and we’ll get there in due time.

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...

5 Great Gift Ideas for the Gardener

Homeowners and gardeners often call or email us asking for recommendations for pest control for their homes and gardens.  Squirrels and Chipmunks are very cute on TV, but when they are gnawing through the walls of your house to winter in your attic or growing fat on the produce from your garden, they become a nuisance extraordinaire.  Here are some great options from our product line to take care of unwanted yard pests.