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air gun

[′er ‚gən]
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air gun

1. Same as spray gun.
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A story in The Washington Post at the time noted that CPSC's action against airguns was bound to be "contentious" since "the industry fears it could lead to a recall of all its BB guns, numbering more than 100 million." (21)
Jonathan Shaw, MP for Aylesford and Chatham, has launched a bid in the Commons for a crackdown on airguns.
WITH airgun sales reaching record levels in the last few months it is clear that shooting sports are becoming more popular than ever.
"A handful of states already allow the use of airguns for whitetail hunting," Turner noted.
Now, by my definition given at the start of this article, when seals fail and can be replaced, the airguns live on.
The airgun show in Malvern, Ark., is one of the smallest airgun shows in existence.
The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill, introduced at Holyrood yesterday, will bring in rules for airguns broadly similar to existing gun licences.
Also, the parallax of an airgun scope needs to be fixed or adjustable down to very close range, such as 10 yards.
I just received the February 2012 issue of American Gunsmith and got hung up on the Benchwork article "Scope Mounting An Airgun" by Norman Johnson.
There are airguns for fun plinking, for realistic practice, serious target shooting, hunting and pest control.
He said: "These guns are going to be abused - the statistics show there is more crime in Scotland related to the misuse of airguns than the misuse of knives.
Yet airguns are not toys - they are dangerous, indeed lethal.