Air Guns

AIR GUNS

FIND A WIDE RANGE OF AIR GUNS HERE. DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR. FOR FREE.

 
Air Pistols
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FROM THE FAMOUS BERETTA 92'S TO COLT REVOLVERS, FIND YOUR NEXT SIDEARM HERE.

 
Break Barrel Air Rifles
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BREAK BARREL AIR RIFLES HAVE COME A LONG WAY SINCE THEY WERE FIRST INVENTED. WHETHER YOU ARE BACKYARD PLINKING OR PEST CONTROLLING, FIND YOUR NEXT RIFLE HERE.

 
CO2 Powered Air Rifles
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CO2 RIFLES PACK A SURPRISINGLY POWERFUL PUNCH FROM SMALL CYLINDERS. FROM WORLD WAR REPLICAS TO RAT CATCHERS, THESE RIFLES ARE DESIGNED TO THE HIGHEST SPECIFICATION.

 
BB Air Rifles & Guns
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WE STOCK A GREAT RANGE OF REPLICAS AND NEW BB GUNS, PERFECT FOR BACKYARD, TARGET AND PEST SHOOTING

 

In England, anybody over the age of 18 can buy an airgun, as long as it is below the legal power limit of 12ft/lbs for an air rifle, or 6ft/lbs for an air pistol.

This is the magic question everybody wants to know, but nobody can answer! Each barrel is made slightly differently, and will prefer different pellets, even if it is for the same gun. At the end of the day, the main thing you will be looking for is which pellet gives you the tightest and most consistent groups.

We normally recommend 3 standard size, weight and diameter pellets, which are well made, and popular amongst many shooters. These are [JSB Exact Diablo, H&N Field Target Trophy and RWS Superdomes ]. From here, you can branch off and find different weights, head sizes and shapes that might suit your rifle better – as well as many different brands to try.

For backyard shooting, or plinking as it is more commonly known as, a cheap pellet will always be our recommendation. You don’t need anything fancy, and a cheaper pellet will suffice for short range fun shooting. As long as the pellet is loaded properly, you shouldn’t have too many issues using them compared to a more expensive one – just don’t expect any tight groups or major accuracy! Our recommendations are [H&N Excite Econ, H&N Excite Spike, RWS Geco Diablo, Marksman Domed]

Lots of different people prefer different types of hunting pellets, but a general consensus is heavier pellets or hollow points. Heavier pellets tend to carry more energy on impact and are effective at pest control. Hollow point pellets are designed to expand on impact, with a higher power rifle leading to more expansion.

Hunting pellets come at all levels, so a cheaper option is [JSB Hades, RWS Super H Point], and more expensive ones like H&N Hornets and JSB Polymag Shorts. We also offer sample packs [JSB H&N RWS Pest Sample Pack] which give you an option to try them out. At the end of the day, the main thing is tight groups, and to always remember to hunt responsibly.

Lighter pellets can often give great results and work well in many different guns. They travel faster due to their weight and can be shot more easily especially from air pistols.

Here at The Wolfman we offer an extremely easy way to order online. Simply place your order before Tuesday 4pm, and we will deliver your gun that weekend. All we need to see is a Photo ID to confirm your age on delivery!

Many other companies require more red tape and the ordering process is not as streamlined, often resulting in longer times waiting for your gun. We guarantee that any order placed before Tuesday 4pm is delivered that weekend in England and Wales. No waiting extra weeks just because you live in Cornwall, West Wales or Cumbria. No extra delivery fees for living further away. Easy delivery, with no hidden fees. How buying an airgun online should be.

Many people use either hand pumps or dive cylinders. These are both effective ways to fill up your PCP air rifle. Hand pumps have been used since PCP’s were first invented, and take a fair amount of effort and pumps to fill up your gun to 200 bar. Dive cylinders are newer, and require much less effort to fill your gun. Simply attach the hose to your fill adapter and slowly open your valve to fill your gun. Recently, a new way of filling has come onto the market, through the form of compressors. These are expensive bits of kit which require a fair amount of maintenance, but mean that you have the convenience of filling up your gun, without worrying about refilling your dive cylinder.

This is the age-old debate between owners, which is better – the .177 calibre or the .22. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, but both are very effective in what they do. For target shooting, the general consensus is that .177 is better, as the pellets are smaller and the trajectory is flatter, so they are a bit easier to shoot and see the results on card. It is a great calibre to use for hunting too, with lots of shots per fill, and it really does do the job when you are out on the field.

However, the main argument is for hunting. 22 calibre have bigger pellets, which means they have a bigger impact and carry more weight when shooting. The main downside is that a bigger and heavier pellet will have a more curved trajectory when shooting, so is harder to adjust at longer distances. If you can account for that difference, then .22 is a great calibre to use.

To summarise, they are both great calibres, and both take getting used to – learning each guns and calibres capabilities. Both will get the job done, so it is really down to personal preference over anything.

The best air rifle is different for every person, given what style they like, the price and their ability. Each person has their own unique style and preferences – so this is not something that we would be able to answer.
In terms of usability, quality and consistency, we rate the Daystate Red Wolf highly, but this is a high end PCP air rifle, which comes at a high (but well worth it) price. If you are starting out or haven’t shot an air rifle since you were a kid, then something like a Crosman Shockwave starter kit would be an ideal gun to help you get into the sport. It is a well-made and consistent quality air rifle, which doesn’t break the bank.

Again, this comes down to personal preference. There is a plethora of high-quality replicas out there, as well as super fun air pistols and more. In our view, a great replica air pistol is the Colt SAA Peacemaker, made by Umarex. It takes you back to the Wild West and Spaghetti Westerns, whilst still being built to last. Another great gun is the Crosman 2240 – a solid, all metal gun which packs a punch.

You are permitted to shoot on your own land, as long as no pellet leaves the boundary of your property. If you shoot at a target near the edge of your land, and the pellet ricochets and lands in your neighbours land, this is breaking the law.

You can also gain permissions to shoot on other peoples land, but this has to be confirmed with the land owner, and again no pellets must leave the boundary of the permission. It is always best to get written confirmation to remove any doubts.

You are not allowed to shoot on any public property, including parks, public places or any land you do not own (other than a permission).

There are numerous shooting grounds and clubs dotted around the country, where you may be able to shoot, regardless of ability.