posted on Apr, 7 2012 @ 06:16 AM
The typical American thinks of a 'bb gun' as the toy they had as a child or the Daisy Red Ryder of Ralphie in the Christmas story movie. Times have
Got deep pockets, really deep pockets? Check out Theoben at
up to $2000 or go BIG bore fromt Gary Barnes at
up to 87 cal and 850 foot pounds and a many year waiting list last time I checked.
There are many other brands much more 'practical'.
Air rifles have the advantage of low noise and NO heat signature.
Lewis and Clark praised their 32 cal piece, now on display at the VMI firearm museum. It was quiet enough to not spook the deer before the shot
In the muzzle loading era air rifles could outshoot muzzleloaders 12 to 20 times as fast. Not only were they used to hunt deer but also in the
Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon is alleged to have said they were unfair and damn the rules of war, any Austria soldier captured with one was to be killed
on the battlefield.
So dismiss your out of date thinking a do a bit of research.