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Old 07-13-2013, 01:56 AM
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Question Best deals in air rifles these days?

Well I can't spend a fortune because I don't have it, but I am looking to get back into an air rifle to help offset some of what I am spending target plinking with powder these days. I would also like to be able to squirrel hunt with it, but I guess it doesn't have to have the power to do so since I still own a .22

Any advice from the huntchat family? in my youth I shot up enough BBs and .177 pellets to sink a battleship. The old daisy pump died before I ever left for college 20 years or so ago, and I pulled out the old red rider BB gun the other day to find that the BBs would go around 10 feet before they hit the dirt. I remember when I was a kid shooting holes in tin cans with that thing.

Anyway like I said, I am in the market. .177 or .22 would be nice

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"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:06 PM
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Lot of nice ones on the market for around 100 that will do what you want there use to be some china ones at the gun shows and from what I have seen they shoot good but the trigger sucks.
By the way check pyramid air they have yoused ones that have been checked out.
My son uses my a.r looking gun I had a rat problem for a while he took great delight in shooting them.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:14 PM
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Thanks wrenchman I will take a look around. The only problem is I really don't know what I am looking for (or at) these days.

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:45 PM
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Well thanks I am covered, Dad is going to let me borrow his old piston type for awhile!

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Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. - Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

"The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed." - 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan 1911-2004
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Old 07-15-2013, 11:42 AM
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I have a big old Coon Cat that is using my garden for his personal bath room. I have an old piston type one that is good out to about 20 yds. Just waiting to chat him squating and I will put one on his back leg. Hopefully that will end the problem. Really don't want to kill it just send it packin.
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