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Synonyms for airgun

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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And there are scopes -generally those designed for rimfire rifles or specifically for airguns. As with regular firearms, a buyer may spend 80 percent or more of the airgun's cost on a new scope.
* Defining a "pre-charged pneumatic airgun" (PCP)as a commercially-manufactured airgun charged from an external high compression source such as an air compressor, air tank, or external hand pump and designed to propel a bolt, arrow, or other projectile commonly used for hunting.
Experts are now hoping a review will lead to similar airgun legislation as the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 which introduced an air weapon certificate in Scotland.
Rooted in the airgun industry, Crosman remains the market leader in airguns, airgun ammunition, and consumables.
The UK Government announced a review into airgun ownership rules after a 13-yearold boy, Benjamin Wragg, died after being shot by an airgun.
As the person who founded, organizes and promotes the Texas Airgun Show, I, along with others involved, planned for a record turnout in this fourth year of the show.
OWNERS of baseball bats, knives and razors are far more likely to cause you bodily harm than owners of airguns - and do MSPs really think a piece of paper will stop a moron getting their hands on an airgun?
Most of the major airgun manufacturers and distributors were right there in the room with us.
However, in most of the rest of the world these dovetails are 11mm to 14mm at a 60 degree angle and American rimfire rings will not work on those airguns. Fortunately, most airgun ring manufacturers use a reversible sideplate to accommodate either and the rings are very inexpensive, especially when compared to a reasonable billing for custom gunsmith work.
Today, Crosman Corporation is an international designer, manufacturer and marketer of Crosman and Benjamin airguns, Copperhead ammunition, CenterPoint Hunting and Outdoors Precision Optics and Game Face Airsoft products.
The new law, which comes into force on February 10, will leave owners who do not take steps to stop their airguns getting into the wrong hands open to prosecution.
The move was welcomed by the parents of Andrew Morton, who died in 2005, aged two, after he was hit in the head by an airgun pellet in Easterhouse, Glasgow.
It represents a major change of heart by the Westminster Government - as late as March last year, the then Home Secretary Jacqui Smith again rejected calls for airgun laws to be devolved.
Rebecca Doughty of Llanfaethlu with Coco the kitten, who survived an airgun shooting - two others in his litter died, which has added to the calls for a crackdown on airgun ownership
SEAGULLS have been targeted by airgun yobs near Saltburn.