Gas Piston Rifles: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
Honestly, everything that follows will be applicable to any spring or gas pistol air rifle, but the buzzword these days with self-contained power source airguns is “gas piston”, so there ya go. So what do you need to know about this style of airgun? Thankfully, little, but what little there is, it is very important.
First Time PCP Airgun Owners: What You Need To Know
So you have picked up your first Pre-Charged Pneumatic air rifle or you are thinking about pulling the trigger, so to speak, on the purchase. What are the real costs associated with PCP airgunning? Hang in with us for a few paragraphs and we will address just that!
Handgun Replicas: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
There’s never been a more exciting time to shoot airguns. Basically, if you can imagine it, someone is building it. What are they building? Well, lots of airguns in several categories. In this blog series, we will look at all the facets of the airgun diamond. The first facet of this diamond are one-to-one licensed replicas.
Black Friday, Every Friday
At one point in my life there was no such thing as “Black Friday”. Well, there was, but it referred to the historical stock market crash in October of 1929 that decimated fortunes and sadly was the opening act of a very bad decade. Around 25 years ago a retail shopping phenomenon developed that would come to be known as “Black Friday”. In the days before e-commerce was a thing, people actually got up at the crack of dawn to go shopping on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Retailers seeking to out-sell their competition, opened their doors a little earlier each year, until it became unnecessary to set an alarm at all. The shopping would commence at midnight.
The Student Air Rifle Program has expanded to Alaska
Glacier View School/MSBSD have launched a SAR program after teachers and volunteers from Glacier View School, Twindly Bridge Charter School and Kenny Lake School obtained SAR Basic Air Riflery Instructor certification. Funding for the program came from the local community and a grant from the NRA Foundation.
A Beginner’s Guide to Paintball: How to Win Every Time
When it comes to playing paintball, it’s important to remember that paintballing is a competitive game. This means that there are winners and losers, and to win, there are strategies and tips to keep in mind that can help you do so. At the same time, remember that paintball is also primarily recreational, meaning it’s meant to be fun and a great experience to bond with your friends.
The First West Virginia Airgun Deer
For years, Amber Nestor - one of the hosts of “The Chase with Ted & Amber” - had to leave her home state to hunt whitetails with an airgun. But earlier this year, West Virginia approved the use of big-bore air rifles for deer season. So when the state’s first antlerless deer section opened on October 20, she reached for her Umarex Hammer and headed out her back door.
Top 5 PCP Air Guns For 2022
Pistols are interesting, but rifles are truly fascinating. This feeling is not unique among airgun or firearms enthusiasts. Pistols are convenient to use and fun, but when it's time for serious shooting, a rifle is the only way to go. This year, a trend has become increasingly obvious to everyone in the airgun world– PCP's have come into their own. Along with PCP rifles, air archery is coming into its own as well. Here are the top 5 Umarex air rifles for the year 2022.
Wheelgun Wednesday!!!
It has been fun going through the full range of Umarex revolvers these past few weeks. Yes, the vast majority of our handgun replica catalog is based on single, double, or striker action auto-loaders, but we still have a great selection of Double and single action revolvers. Today, we will continue this look into the category of air gun revolvers. So without further ado, here’s the last installment of the Wheelgun Wednesday blog series.
A Quick Trip to Texas
Just a few weeks ago we were able to attend the Texas Airgun Show held in Mansfield, Texas. We enjoy going since the event is relatively close, it’s no big hassle to go and since this is Texas we are talking about, the people are the best. Top to bottom, everyone at the host range and the attendees are friendly, even enthusiastic people. That’s a good crowd to hang around. Since it was just going to be two representatives from Umarex going (myself and videographer Chad Sharpe) we only took a few products with us.