How Altitude and Pressure Affect Your Multi-Pump Gun Did you know that altitude and pressure will affect your pump gun? Airgun manufacturers will typically impose a one to 10 time pumping maximum on their multi-pump airguns based on standard day conditions and maximum valve pressure. The pump limit is meant to preserve seals, reduce wear […]
I have the pleasure of speaking to hundreds of folks each year. Many are already hardcore airgunners, but others are still sitting on the fence and have one very specific question. That question is simply “why airguns?” It’s actually an easy question to answer and it’s what we are going to address in this article. […]
Special thanks to Harwood W. Loomis at The M1911 Pistols Organization (www.M1911.org). Remember the Lone Ranger? Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, and look at one of the newest CO2-powered BB guns offered by Umarex USA, under license from Colt. This is the Colt Peacemaker .177, an incredibly accurately detailed (and […]
By Dennis Adler Collectors call them “snake guns,” Pythons, Diamondbacks, Cobras, Anacondas, King Cobras, etc. Colt once had an entire lineup of famous double action revolvers named after snakes, and each and every one, in its own right, has become collectible, some more than others. At the top of the order was the Colt Python. […]
In 1955 Colt re-introduced its famous 1873 Single Action Army revolver. It was a welcomed reprise of “The Gun That Won The West” and Colt has never looked back, still manufacturing the legendary Peacemaker since 1873 – with a brief hiatus caused by the demands of WWII that kept the Single Action out of the […]
Why Overlooking Eye Protection is a Huge Mistake for Airgunners So, you’ve finally got some time to get out your new Umarex airgun. It’s time to engage targets and experience some instant gratification while you take stress out on unsuspecting objects.
Special thanks to Harwood W. Loomis at The M1911 Pistols Organization (www.M1911.org). The new Colt/Umarex Commander 1911 model is a CO2-powered, (simulated) blowback version of the M1911A1. This is the most accurate reproduction of an M1911A1 I have ever seen in a BB gun. It looks and feels real, and it acts real.
Airgun hunting is probably allowed in your state. However, you will need to check on restrictions and allowances with your state’s game and fish authority. This article provides guidance on general airgun hunting rules at the time of writing. Because regulations change frequently, check with your game and fish authority each season before you go hunting.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson was recently presented with a limited edition U.S. Marshals Museum Colt Peacemaker pistol by the U.S. Marshals Museum. The pistol, made by Umarex USA, is a commemorative airgun of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver. The Colt Single Action Army Revolver is also known as the Colt Peacemaker.
The Umarex USA Legends P.08 Gun Giveaway is now over. Congratulations to Victoria in Reno, Nevada. She won the Umarex Legends P.08. As Seen on American Airgunner Television Learn More About the Umarex Legends P.08, an airgun with history: View the full specs for the Umarex Legends P.08 on the Umarex USA website (opens […]
The Umarex USA Fuel Giveaway is now over. The winner of the Umarex Fuel was Felix from Naples, Florida – congratulations Felix! There were 20 other entrants who won a 20% off coupon for any single order on the Umarex USA web store. The coupon winners will receive the coupon and instructions by email.
1. Do not dry fire spring air guns. Do not fire your spring-powered air rifle or pistol without a pellet or two felt cleaning pellets in the chamber. 2. Do not over-adjust the trigger. Over-adjusting could render the air gun inoperable. 3. Clean the bore of your air guns.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Airgun manufacturer, Umarex, has engineered a tactical style airgun that creates a storm of steel. The new Umarex gun propels six BBs with a single burst of CO2 gas and when in high velocity single-shot mode the Steel Storm can shoot at 430 feet per second.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (March 3, 2011) – Umarex USA, known for a wide selection of recreational sport shooting guns, has solidified its title sponsorship of American Airgunner for a third season. T
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) The leader in airgun innovation, Umarex, recognized the need for a steel BB speed loader and as result has developed one of the most-handy BB gun accessories available. The Umarex Universal BB Speed Loader makes loading BB pistols fast and simple.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) The latest trend to hit the less-lethal training industry is a .43 caliber powder marking round first introduced by Umarex. The company that continues to introduce new and innovative tactical training solutions named the new powder round, “RAM Battle Dust”. “Battle Dust provides an instant and unmistakable visual,” […]
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Umarex, the leader in replica products for the shooting sports, is going to start shipping its long anticipated high-end airsoft offering in March of 2010. Nine models of military simulation rifles will be available under the brands of Heckler & Koch and Elite Force.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Umarex innovation has lead to one of the fastest BB pistols that incorporates slide-recoil action, the HPP. Marketed under the Umarex brand, the new “High Power Pistol” sends BBs speeding out of its muzzle from its all-metal frame at 410 feet per second.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) The allure of shooting tactical guns is now accessible to almost anyone. Well-known airgun manufacturer, Umarex, has introduced a CO2 powered HK MP5 K-PDW that fires steel BBs up to 400 feet per second.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Grip a Colt Defender BB Pistol and you’ll be impressed by its all-metal frame construction. Weighing in at just over 1.5 pounds, it’s barely distinguishable from the weight of the 1911 Colt Defender .45 ACP. The Defender is the only BB pistol with an all-metal frame in its […]
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FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Today’s young shooters are drawn to the new Ruger® Explorer air rifle. The sleek open-stock design is modern in appearance and the rifle is sized right for first-time shooters at 37-inches.
FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS – (January 19, 2010) Well-known airgun manufacturer, Umarex, has introduced a new tactical-style BB shooter under its company name. The EBOS has two burst modes and a high velocity single-shot mode that propels a BB at 540 feet per second. The EBOS stands for Electronic Burst Of Steel, and rightfully so.
It seems with rising ammo costs that air pistols have become the shooting enthusiasts new friend because the cost is only a couple of pennies per shot. There has also been a report of law enforcement agencies using replica airguns for target practice for the same reason.
This article is specific to the RWS 48, 52, and 54. The pull rod (27) on a side cocking air rifle is designed to be the weaker link in the cocking system. This is by design as the pull rod is easier to replace than other cocking components and is also less expensive.
The Umarex USA Service Department typically receives one or two break barrel rifles per week that have upward bent barrels. At first, this might seem like a strange phenomenon. After all, to cock a break barrel rifle, one typically has to pull down on the barrel of the gun, not up. Why, then, would we […]
by: Glenn Editor’s Note: This articles comes directly from gunsmiths who work at Umarex USA. Have you ever shipped a gun to a manufacturer for service? It’s easy to overlook basic common sense and gun handling rules when you’re anxious to get your gun back in working order.
This article of shooting tips for improving your accuracy was originally written for RWS guns, but applies to all spring piston air guns. Be patient as you break in your new gun. Spring piston airguns typically require 500-1,000 shots to break in properly. Groups may be erratic for the first 100+ shots.
by: Glenn and Danny Editor’s Note: This articles comes directly from gunsmiths who work at Umarex USA. Have you noticed smoke coming out of the barrel or breech of an air rifle or an unusually loud shot? Dieseling is the ignition of a fuel resulting from the heat generated by the compression of air in an airgun.
by: Glenn and Danny Editor’s Note: This articles comes directly from gunsmiths who work at Umarex USA. Whenever we get into a discussion with someone about rifle scopes, inevitably the subject of parallax arises. Scope parallax confuses a lot of people, and there is a great deal of misunderstanding on the subject.
Have you ever watched a collegiate air rifle match? Until recently I hadn’t. Prior to the event a friend told me it could get boring, but I chose to go with an open mind. The truth is, I enjoyed the rhythmic sound of lead pellets “plinking” against the steel traps at the end of the match.
As the cost of firearm ammunition continues to rise, so does the popularity of airguns for recreation, small game hunting, and pest control. Higher velocity air rifles, or “magnum air rifles” like the Ruger Air Hawk are attractive to those looking for maximum projectile speed.