air rifle


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air rifle

[′er ‚rīf·əl]
(ordnance)
A low-powered rifle that shoots small metal pellets (BBs) by the action of compressed air. Also known as air gun; BB gun.
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Babuta also won two Gold medals on the day, including the individual and team 10M Air Rifle Civilian events.
Still, a thousand bucks for an air rifle seems like a heck of a lot of money to me, but a check of the market shows the Hatsan rifles are actually priced competitively.
Finally coming full circle back to the type of air rifle Lewis and Clark carried and the most viable power plant for big-bore hunting air rifles today, Pre-Charged Pneumatics (PCP) utilize highly pressurized air (commonly 3,000 psi but can be higher) stored in a reservoir on the gun.
The most vital point of the shooting action in air rifle matches is the trigger release.
Rios won the Air Rifle Standing Open Division with 137 points and finished as the Air Rifle Overall Open Division champion with 309 points.
The air rifle had been tuned to be so powerful that it was no longer legal, the court was told.
Video presented at a news conference by Piepmeier in Xenia shows Crawford walking the aisles, apparently on his cellphone, and picking up an air rifle that had been left, unboxed, on a shelf.
Ayonika did not do that and continued to stare at her air rifle.
22 calibre air rifle which has a distinctive camouflage patterned stock.
53pm to Kilton Beck Viaduct in Carlin How after receiving reports railway workers were being fired at by an air rifle.
Gamo Outdoor USA will unveil the BSA PCP air rifle new model line-up to the outdoor media on associated social media outlets, and at Pyramyd Air (www.
Henry Marcus Quackenbush is credited with bringing on the popularity of the air rifle in the United States.