Helping picking out an air rifle to deal with varmints in my yard

Discussion in 'Air Guns' started by De4dC3ll, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. tincanary

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    I think Charlie Da Tuna makes a trigger for that one. He makes triggers for most of the Benjamin, Crosman, and Gamo spring guns. I had a Crosman Nitro Venom some years back, threw in a GRT-III and it was far more accurate due to the much less pull weight and travel. I've heard that the Benjamin NP Trail XL has a decent one out of the box so I really couldn't say how well it would work on yours. https://www.charliedatuna.com/GRT-III Trigger New.htm
     
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  2. wpmisport

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    Benjamin in .17 brake barrel is fast and will take out any varmints in my yard.
     
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  3. kappa8

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    Following. Been wanting an air rifle for quite a while, but the one's I've shot are *loud*.
     
  4. Lightfoot

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    Shoot a heavier pellet to slow em down and reduce noise. I have a Benjamin Marauder (m-rod) in .22 that loves 18g jsb heavies. The m-rod is more of an entry pcp, is big, heavy and quiet. Body shots on crows at 50 yards are not a problem, or just shoot them in the head.
     
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    Another vote here for Benjamin, I use the Marauder Pistol with the Rifle stock, in .22 using lead pellets, with a brake. It's a PCP and I keep the pressure up around 2000+ with a hand pump. Does the job on woodchucks, rabbits, and squirrels.
     
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    I have a RWS 54 177 cal. that I brought new. I killed coons, squirrels, woodchucks many other things. It is very accurate. I'm getting old and don't use it anymore. If you can afford one that is what I would get. I did not regret buying mine.