Top 10 Air Rifles 2013

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6. Crosman 1377C/ PC77

Caliber: 0.177” (4.5mm)

Max velocity: 600fps

Description: If you are looking for a gun for specially for plinking. The gun with 1-10 pumps is an American classic and ideal for you if you have a craving for classics. The powerful multi-pump pneumatic air rifle has been enjoyed by millions of Americans over decades. One major reason for its popularity is its delivery of real wallop and shooting pallets out of the muzzle with a speed of 600 fps. Its plastic grip and pump handles provide you an excellent grip. You also have a thumbrest on the grip. It also has a fully adjustable rear and a blade front sight. Apart from all this, it has the age old Crosman reliability.


7. Crosman 2240

Crosman 2240

Caliber: 0.22” (5.5mm)

Max velocity: 460 fps

Description: This ambidextrous CO2 gun comes with a gold or black trigger blade. The pistol is ideal for target practice and plinking as its available only in 0.22 caliber. Its bolt action has quite a sizable trough which makes it very easy to load ammo. Since it is ambidextrous it can be used by both lefties and righties alike. It also sports checkering and thumb grips on both panels. The gun lasts very long and it is pretty damn sure once you pick it up- you wouldn’t want to keep it down. This is the gun that will get you hooked to shooting.


8. Crosman 1077 air rifle

Crosman 1077 air rifle

Caliber: 0.177” (4.5mm)

Max velocity: 625 fps

Description: This is lightweight fun and an accurate air rifle. This rifle was also chosen for Bikathlon Event in 2001. Running on standard 12 gram CO2 cartridges it is a 12 shot repeater and fires as fast as you can pull the trigger. Its durability makes it ideal to be used for decades and also features a checkered pistol grip and forearm. It’s fun to use as its lightweight. It’s so low on noise that even your neighbors won’t know you are busy shooting. It’s very accurate and if you are slightly good at shooting then the gun won’t ever miss its mark. Its 12 shot rotary clip is also very easy to load.


9. Benjamin Discovery Rifle and Pump 

Benjamin Discovery Rifle and Pump

Caliber: 0.177” (4.5 mm)

Max velocity: 1000fps

Description: again a European classic and you can really be thankful to Benjamin for bridging the gap between and taking the pain out of PCP guns. It’s not only low on price but also very easy to pump. Discovery has dual fuel gun running on PCP and CO2. It comes with a hardwood stock, fiber optic front and rear sights. You can switch to any power mode you want with ease. With PCP you get 25 powerful shots but with CO2 you’ll get more shots per fill.



10. Benjamin Titan GP Nitro Piston Air Rifle

Benjamin Titan GP Nitro Piston Air Rifle

Description: 1,200 fps with alloy plates and 1,000 fps with lead pallets

Caliber: 0.177” (4.5mm)

Maximum velocity: 1200 fps

This is GP* air rifle from Benjamin Titan and the best part is it has a Nitro Piston instead of usual metal mainsprings. It provides it various advantages such as having negligible spring torque, smoother shooting and cocking. Apart from that Nitro Pistons make sure that your rifle doesn’t suffer spring fatigue even if you keep it cocked for hours. The gun functions perfectly smooth even in cold weather and it lasts longer than a metal mainspring. It has got a breakbarrel which makes it much quieter and its gas piston reduces vibrations. The gun has dual raised cheekpieces and an ergonomic thumbhole stock. In short, this is the future of spring guns with a gas piston power plant.

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