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All pellet guns use compressed air or gas. 1. Spring piston: Cocking the barrel of the rifle compresses the spring and piston inside the rifle or gun that is located in an air cylinder. When you pull the trigger it releases the spring and as the spring shoots forward, it pushes compressed air ahead if it that forces the pellet out the barrel. 2. Co2: A Co2 bottle it inserted into the gun or rifle, and it is full of compressed Co2. When you pull the trigger a burst of Co2 gas is released and the gas pushes the pellet out the barrel. This same idea is used for the larger PCP rifles only they use a much higher pressure bottle. 3. Pump: When you pump the forearm of the rifle it stores air in an air chamber. When you pull the trigger all the air is released behind the pellet forcing it out the barrel. BB guns work the same way.
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A gun that shoots pellets. The Pellets are driven by air or Co2 not gunpowder. Pellet guns have 4 different powerplants. 1. C02 2. Spring or gas piston 3. Pump 4. PCP (…PreCharged Pneumatic) These require a scuba tank or hand pump to charge them to 2000 to 3000 PSI.
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Depending on caliber, they can ragne from 4-28 grains.
They are, more or less, the same thing. It comes down to the bullet. BBs are harder metal (copper, iron, etc.) and pellets are usually made of lead. If you define stronger as …more deadly or painful, then a gun with BBs is definitely stronger. ----------------------- While both BB guns and Pellet guns are dangerous the Pellet gun or rifle is far more dangerous that a BB gun. BB are round projectiles that are hard and don't deform when they hit their target. They are fired from a smooth bore barrel like a tube, therefor they tumble as they fly through the air and that make them not very accurate. Pellet guns and rifles use a pellet that is softer but more deadly then a BB. The pellet is usually fired through a rifled barrel, meaning the barrel has grooves in it like a real gun barrel. The skirt on the back of the pellet catches the air that drives it down the barrel and the pellet spins in the barrel as it travels. This spinning causes it to fly straighter than any BB. BB's usually fly around 300 to 500 Feet per second depending on the power source. Pellet travel between 300 to 1400 feet per second, and have a harder impact. Pellets, because they are not as hard as BB, will deform when they hit their target and will usually kill the target very quickly where BB will often make the target suffer before death occurs. BB's only come in one size .175. Pellets come in various sizes like .177, .22 .25, 9mm, 45 Cal and 50 Cal. The last three sizes are fired from PCP ( PreCharges Pneumatic) Rifles. These are the Big Bore rifles that are capable of bringing down a Bear or Caribou. They use an air tank that is charged to 3000 PSI and will fire a slug (.50 Cal) around 800 Feet per second. If you look at a real bullet you will see that it is NOT made of iron but usually out of a softer material. This makes it deform when it hits it's target. Just like a Pellet. So a BB may be harder but pellets are far more stronger.
It can be referred to as a pellet gun or air gun.
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They are similar. They both use the same power plant to fire the projectile, but here is the difference. BB are a hard projectile. They don't deform when they hit a target, so… they are a poor hunting selection as a weapon. Pellets are a soft projectile and will deform when they hit a target and will make a clean kill and are more humane when hunting. BB are used for plinking and target practice. Pellets are used for plinking, target and hunting. BB are fired from a smooth bore barrel, like a tube, therefor the BB tumbles as it flies through the air making it less accurate than a pellet. Pellets are fired from a rifled bore barrel, this makes them spin as they leave the barrel. This spinning helps them fly straighter than BB's. BB guns or rifles usually do not fire any faster than 300 to 400 Feet per second (FPS) pellets can travel up to 1250 FPS or faster. BB's come in one size .175 caliber. Pellets come in .177, .20, .22, 9mm, 45 cal and 50 caliber. Think of it this way BB guns are the little brother to the pellet gun.
well pellet guns are like Nerf but a bit poor they would not even get threw someones chest to the heart Nerf is more popular and the owners are famous billionares the pellet g…un companys are not even millionares
You can get lead poison from any form of lead if you ingest or absorb enough of it.
Sorry I am not answering this I wrote the question. This is what you should know. I am looking to buy a good bb gun, one that can kill rabbits and squirrel's, etc. I am not …allowed to get a pellet gun but if it shoots bbs that's OK. Here is the gun. The BB gun you posted is a 22 caliber Pellet rifle. It's not designed to shoot BB's. See the link #2 below and it will give you more information about BB guns. Check the FPS (Feet per second) on each and select one that you can afford. BB guns can kill rodents but they are not the best selection for rodent control because BB do not deform on impact and the critter will suffer. Pellets make a clean kill. If you are really interested in air gunnnig then read the article that I have on my profile page. Here it is: This Category is for the traditional BB gun and Pellet gun or rifle. If you are looking to Paintball or Airsoft there are separate categories for each of them. **********Air gunning.************************* There are exception to this information. This is a generalization of different air gun systems. Here are a few things to understand about air guns. Not all of them are the same. There are BB guns, there are pellet guns and there are combo BB/pellet guns. All BB guns and combo BB / pellet guns are for plinking or simple target practice. They are not very good for rodent control. The barrels are usually smooth bore some have rifling and not very accurate beyond 30 feet. They will work but are not efficient. Regular pellet guns usually have rifled barrels that give them more accuracy and distance. BB guns and rifles have their place for teaching young shooters the rules of shooting or just having fun. Every boy wants one, and it's a great way to teach safety and gun handling. If you want rodent control or hunting stay with a "pellet" only air gun or rifle. Today there are 5 different power plants for air guns. I'll explain each one and try to give the good and bad for each system. Some of this information applies to both BB and Pellet guns and rifles. Co2: you can purchase Co2 cylinders in 12 gram (the most common) 88 gram, 10 oz up to 24 oz. But 12 gram is the most common. They can propell a pellet at around 500 Feet Per Second (FPS) they hold around 800 PSI of Carbon Dioxide in the powerlett. Larger Co2 cylinders produce more power and more shots but must be recharged at a sporting center when they run out of Co2 gas. 12 gram powerletts are not reusable. Never leave a charged 12 gram Co2 powerlett in a gun after you use it. It will cause problems, like a blown seal. Co2 air guns are used for small rodent control, plinking and target shooting. Advantage: Multi-shot air guns use this type of system because you can shoot several pellet between reloading. Disadvantage: There are more powerful systems that produce a faster FPS, than the common 12 gram Co2. Also their range is not as far as other systems. Forearm pump: Benjamin rifles are well known for this type design, several other air guns employ this design also. You must pump the rifle from 2 to 10 strokes for each shot. The more strokes ,the more power. Never go over 10 strokes. This system will produce around 600 FPS. But if you are shooting 10 rounds at 10 strokes each, well you get the Idea, you get tired. These air guns are single shot air guns. They are used for rodent control and target shooting. Advantage: other than the pellets nothing else is needed. Disadvantage. Single shot and all the pumping between shots Spring piston: Most break barrel and under lever rifles and pistols use this type of system. It produces plenty of power and pellets have a further range and harder impact. They are used for rodent control, target shooting, and hunting. Advantage: Powerful, anywhere from 500 FPS to 1500 FPS and more. Disadvantage: They are single shot and you must reload after each shot. You also can not cock and load the rifle and leave it overnight. Over time the spring will lose its tension if it's always cocked. Nitro piston: This is much the same design as "Spring Piston" except there is no spring. A Nitrogen gas cylinder replaces the spring cylinder. They are used for rodent control, target shooting, and hunting. Advantage: powerful anywhere from 500 FPS to 1500 FPS and more. You can cock and leave the rifle for days. Gas doesn't get weak over time, there is also no spring wobble. Disadvantage: They are single shot and you must reload after each shot. The cost is more per rifle over spring powered systems. PreCharged Pneumatic (PCP): These can be the most expensive rifles on the market. PCPs are also used in Olympic shooting. They come in calibers that you won't find in other air rifles and air guns. These air guns, shoot calibers in .177, .20, .22, .25, 9MM, 45 Caliber and 50 Caliber. Most air guns usually shoot .177 to .22 caliber, but PCPs shoot all sizes of pellets. They can be single shot or multi-shot systems. They shoot with Co2 or Air power. They are more accurate and much harder hitting than most other air guns. But you must use a special bicycle pump or Scuba tank to charge then to the required 2000 to 3000 PSI that is needed to operated the power system. These air guns are used for target, rodent and large game hunting. Advantage: Power, distance, accuracy, single or repeater-shot and larger selection of pellets sizes. Disadvantage: Need special equipment to charge them and PCPs cost more than most air rifles and air guns. Larger pellets, .25 cal and up, must be ordered online and will cost more than smaller pellets.
The 45 HAHN (later became the Crosman 45) in good condition (not leaking C02) would be worth between $45-$60. Mfg 1958-1970. Replica of the Colt single action Army revolver. F…or the owners manual see the link below
It all depends on the bore size, and if you really mean GUN as in "gun or rifle." The larges Pellet bore is 50 caliber and that would be a Air Venturi .50 Cal, 275 Grains, Sol…id Core, Soft Lead, Round Nose pellet. If it's just a pistol it would be a .22 caliber pellet and that would most likely be a Predator Big Boy Senior .22 cal, 28.5 Grains, Domed. Remember air gun/rifle pellets come in all sizes. .177, .20, .22, .25, .9mm, 357mm, .45cal and 50 Cal.
Use a .177 cleaning rod and push the pellet back out of the loading port.
CO2 pellet guns work by using CO2 for rapid fire, with CO2 the gun does not need to be pumped or recorked after every fire. You can also find spring loaded pellet guns.
There are a variety of power-plants that operate air guns. Ifyou would like to read about then then see my profile and read thearticle "Air gunning systems." See the link belo…w . https://wiki.answers.com/Q/User:Roddluna?classic