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1970 W Elliot Rd. Ste 109
Gilbert, AZ 85233, USA

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Ammo

 


There are two main types of airgun ammunition: pellets and BBs.


Pellets are generally wasp-waisted cylinders made of lead or non-lead alloys and provide the highest accuracy in the rifled barrels of adult precision air rifles and air pistols. Pellets of various calibers are available in flat-nose, round-nose, pointed, and hollow-point configurations.

There are several factors to keep in mind when selecting an airgun caliber:

    Accuracy -- Every airgun will have a particular pellet that it likes and will produce the best accuracy. Having a wide spectrum of pellets increases the odds of finding a pellet that will work well in a particular airgun. If accuracy is the sole concern, .177 offers the greatest variety of pellets, with .22 would be close behind.

    Weight – The lightest pellets (between 4 and 5 grains) available are .177, but it is rare to find a .177 pellet heavier than about 16 grains. By contrast, .25 caliber pellets are available as heavy as 34.9 grains and usually not lighter than 17.7 grains.

  • Speed and trajectory – Shot from the same airgun powerplant, a light pellet will generally fly faster than a heavy pellet. At any given velocity, however, a heavier pellet will carry more energy down range and will usually retain it longer than a light pellet that was launched at the same speed. Because of these considerations, for a really fast, flat trajectory out to, say, 50 yards or so, .177 would be a good choice. But for greater ranges, a bigger caliber with heavier pellets would be more appropriate.

  • Power and impact – Launched at equal velocities, a heavy pellet will typically deliver more foot-pounds of energy to the target than a light pellet. If velocity and accuracy are equal, for greater hitting power, chose the heaviest pellet and largest caliber.

  • Wound ballistics – Bigger pellets produce bigger holes, but smaller diameter pellets often penetrate deeper.


BBs are round balls generally made of steel (although lead BBs are available in some calibers).

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Crosman Copperhead BBs
The only copper-coated steel BB's.
$2.75
Umarex Precision Steel BBs 1500ct
Reliable quality and high penetration.
$3.62
$3.45
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RWS Hobby Pellets
Hobby Pellets by RWS are a great air gun sporting pellet. They're light...
$5.19
RWS Diabolo Basic .177 Pellets
The Diabolo Basic pellet by RWS combines a blend of quality and...
$5.49
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H&N Baracuda Hunter Pellets
Advanced development of Baracuda design.
$6.95
RWS HyperMAX Lead-Free Pellets
RWS HyperMax Pellets tested 30% faster than standard lead pellets.
$9.45
$6.99
RWS Meisterkugeln Pistol .177 Pellets
The same great accuracy as its heavier brother but built a little lighter for...
$7.19
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RWS Meisterkugeln Rifle Pellets
For decades RWS Meisterkugeln pellets have been part of every ambitious air...
$11.00
$7.29
RWS Super-H-Point Pellets
The Hollow Point expansion type pellet was especially developed for field...
$7.29
RWS Superdome Pellets
Ideal for both target practice and general use.
$7.29
RWS Supermag .177 Pellets
A heavier wadcutter pellet, the RWS Super Mag was designed for the more...
$7.29
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RWS Superpoint Pellets
The name really says it all. The RWS Superpoint Pellet was designed primarily...
$7.29
Crosman Premier Hollow Point Pellets
The perfect pellets for small game hunting.
$7.65
Crosman Premier Super Match Pellets .177
The pellets chosen by winning competitors.
$7.65
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Crosman Premier Super Point Pellets .177
The standard pointed pellet and the new super-pointed version tend to hold...
$7.65
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Benjamin Hollow Point Pellets
Premier quality and accuracy in a devastating hollow point for small game...
$7.95
H&N Ram Point .25 Pellets
Heavy hunting pellet with pointed design for medium distances.
$8.50
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H&N Sport Pellets
Low-cost training match pellet for ambitious hobby shooters.
$8.50
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