Advantages of Shooting Airguns over Firearms

Are you wondering why so many people are interested in airgunsat both a hobby and competitive level?

Contrary to popular belief, air guns are way more than just a toy. These pellet guns that shoot at high velocities are used and enjoyed by adults all across India and the world. In fact, air guns have many advantages over traditional rifles and guns. Keep reading to find out what makes airguns a superior option. 

Advantages of Airguns

Make less noise.Guns are loud, which draws attention and adds to people’s and animal’s fear of them. With airguns, though they aren’t totally quiet, they produce a significantly quieter shot, which can result in a more pleasant and successful shooting experience (and your neighbors won’t panic and call the authorities).

Less ricochet.Because of their round shape and hard steel consistency, bullets can produce dangerous ricochets when shot at a hard surface at close range. Airgun pellets, on the other hand, are less likely to produce dangerous ricochets because of it softer, lead consistency and diablo shape. 

Safer.While airguns can still pose a danger threat, they are harder to shoot from long distances and the pellets are shot with less force and speed than bullets, lowering their potential to cause significant injury. 

Animals aren’t as threatened and will come closer.Airguns make less noise than regular firearms, which may startle animals less. This can be a great advantage when one is hunting small game. 

Require more skill for accuracy, making for more satisfaction when a target is hit.The larger shape, surface area and reduced velocity of airgun pellets make them more prone to inaccurate shooting due to wind, rain and other environmental conditions. With airguns, the targets must be closer, requiring more skill, agility and accuracy to hit the target. 

The gun and ammunition can be purchased online and delivered via mail.You won’t have to go to a gun or sporting goods shop to purchase an airgun and/or airgun pellets. Because of the absence and lighter restrictions on owning and using airguns, you can purchase and order your airgun and pellets from the comfort of your home. 

No strict background check or lengthy process to own and purchase the airgun and/or pellets.Although India doesn’t completely prohibit the use of firearms, it has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. One must have adequate training and a proper license, undergo a lengthy background and criminal history check, among several other requirements, before purchasing a gun and ammunition. 

With an airgun, on the other hand, far fewer requirementsare needed to purchase an airgun and/or pellets. 

Whether you’re looking to purchase your first airgun or you’re thinking of replacing your airgun with a better quality one, check out Kiehberg India’s wide range of high-quality air guns and pellets

We are the biggest importers of air guns and shooting equipment in India and offer only the best shooting products from the top brands, so we can guarantee that you will find what you are looking for at We also provide premier customer service, so if you have questions or need assistance choosing your next air gun, feel free to contact us and our knowledgeable team will be happy to help!
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