Air Rifle Instructions
Please follow the following loading procedures for all our spring air rifles:
1. Cocking (Fig. 1)
First engage the safety, now hold the rifle stock firmly by one hand, with the other grasp the barrel with the other hand and pull it towards the butt until you hear and feel the mechanism engage, the air rifle is now cocked and the gun may be loaded. If model has automatic internal safety (see manual) this will now be engaged.
2. Loading (Fig.2)
Insert a lead pellet of the correct calibre nose first into the barrel chamber, be sure the pellet is fully seated into the chamber, now close the barrel making sure that it is firmly locked in place, if model has automatic internal safety (see manual) this will now be disengaged.
3.Firing ( Fig.3)
Hold the rifle generally as shown in figure 3 after selecting your target, disengage the safety lever pushing it away from the trigger towards the barrel. Align the front sight with the notch in the rear sight and superimpose the aligned sights upon the target, pull the trigger with a steady deliberate motion of the finger while keeping the sights aligned on the target. Do not jerk the trigger! and try not to hold your breath until just before you fire
WARNING NEVER FIRE AN AIR RIFLE WITHOUT A PELLET IN THE CHAMBER DOING SO CAN CAUSE IRREPARABLE DAMAGE TO THE GUN!
NOTE: Spring piston airguns have a unique firing action unlike any other type of gun, during the initial portion of the pistonís travel the gun will begin to recoil rearward as the piston comes to the end of its travel, the recoil suddenly reverses to a forward motion. This action is very similar to that observed in the firing of a field artillery piece. In order to obtain the best consistent accuracy with a spring piston airgun one should always try to hold the gun the same way for each shot. The gun should not be held rigidly. It is best to rest the forend upon the palm of the supporting hand. The hold on the grip should be lightly relaxed only firm enough to control the motion of the gun and hold it against the shoulder. In this way the gun will be able to follow its own recoil dynamics without being affected by a disturbing opposing force and yield the best accuracy. Good luck!
Safety first, a pellet travels many hundreds of meters, ensure you have adequate backstop if a pellet misses the target
You must be aged 18 or over to order any air rifle or air pistol, you may be asked to confirm age and proof of identity
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