Top Benjamin Pellet Guns

Benjamin pellet guns have been around since I was a kid and they were always desirable and had a reputation as one of the best air guns. I never had a Benjamin when I was a kid. I did however have a Crosman 760 and shot many birds with it in NJ. It was great.

Benjamin is now owned by Crosman and are made in the USA.

Benjamin pellet guns are high end guns that are very powerful and accurate. They come in .177, .20, .22 and .25 calibers. Benjamin makes pistols and rifles for target shooting and small game hunting. There are single shots and repeaters, pump action, PCP and spring air. There are lots of choices.

Lets take a look at Benjamin pellet pistols.

A very popular one is the Trail NP pellet pistol.

Trail NP pellet pistol

The Trail NP Pellet Pistol has the following features:

  • Nitro Piston technology
  • Rifled steel barrel
  • Tactical synthetic frame
  • Fiber optic front sight
  • Rear adjustable sight
  • Cocking aid
  • 70% less noise than spring powered guns
  • Smooth cocking effort
  • Low recoil
  • .177 caliber
  • Up to 625 fps
  • Great for target shooting and pest control or hunting according to our friends at Termite Survey
  • 4 star rating from current customers

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Synthetic frame and grip are ergonomic and comfortable. Textured grip provides secure grip even with sweaty hands.

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Barrel in cocking position. It’s very smooth like all Benjamin guns.

The next best seller with great reviews is the Marauder PCP Pellet Gun. This rifle is really powerful and great for hunting small game. It’s super accurate and is at its best with a good scope.

Benjamin Marauder rifle

The Marauder rifle is a 10 shot repeater with auto indexing feature. It uses PCP or Pre Charged Pneumatic which means you have to charge the rifle with compressed air via an air pump or compressor. The rifle holds 2,000 – 3,000 psi. This charge powers the gun. You can fire 32 shots from one charge on the .177 rifle and 16 shots on the .22 caliber rifle. The power or velocity is also adjustable.

Here are the specification for the Marauder:

  • Synthetic stock
  • .177, .22 and .25 calibers
  • PCP powered
  • Adjustable power or velocity
  • Internal shroud reduces noise
  • Superior accuracy
  • 2 stage match trigger
  • Metal trigger
  • 10 shot magazine in .177
  • Ambidextrous synthetic stock
  • Adjustable comb
  • Built in air gauge
  • 7.3 lbs
  • 42.8″ long
  • Bolt action
  • Made in USA
  • 1100 fps in .177 cal

The Benjamin Marauder rifle retails for $559 (save over $100 by clicking on the link)and is a well built American pellet gun. It is built to last.

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Benjamin Marauder rifle wood stock

Marauder with wood stock. Very nice pellet gun!!!

 

The Benjamin 397 is a step below the Marauder but still a very nice pellet gun for target shooting or small game hunting. The 397 is a pump action as opposed to the PCP system. A lever or pump is actuated to charge the gun with compressed air. It features a nice wood stock and a good sized pump handle to provide good leverage.

Benjamin 397 pellet gun

 

The 397 shoots .177 pellets up to 800 fps which is adequate for most small game hunting and target shooting up 50 yards or so. It is capable of 1/2″ groups at 33 feet. It’s a single shot bolt action design. It received 4 stars out of 5 stars from customers.

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Here is the pump lever extended. It is long enough to enable just about anyone to be able to pump it up. The wood stock and forearm are classic. This is a well built rifle and will last many years with regular maintenance.

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The Benjamin HB22 is a very popular pellet pistol and features a variable pump design and a bolt action. It’s a .22 caliber pistol with plenty of punch. The muzzle velocity is 460 fps with a .22 caliber pellet. It has adjustable sights and is very accurate. The barrel is precision rifled brass. It receives a 4 star rating out of 5 stars from over 40 satisfied customers.

Benjamin HB22 pellet pistol

 

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The HB22 is a very nice looking pistol suited for pest control and target practice.

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Here is the pump action handle in its open position. It’s easy to pump.

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Airsoft SCAR or Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle

The SCAR or Special Forces Combat Assault Rifle is the next generation of combat rifle and now you can get as an Airsoft rifle.

The Boyi D-Boys SCAR AEG Airsoft rifle is a replica of the real SCAR from FN. It features a metal gear box, metal barrel, metal upper receiver and high quality polymer body. It is easy to disassemble just like the real SCAR. The Airsoft SCAR has a high torque high speed motor that launches airsoft bb’s at 380 fps. The magazine holds 300 rounds or ammo. The sights are a folding front and adjustable rear.

This is a very cool airsoft weapon and feels like the real deal. You can practice in the house or in your backyard. It’s fun and educational. You can practice tactical maneuvers without driving to the shooting range.

The Boyi D-boys Airsoft SCAR AEG received 4.5 stars out of 5 stars from customers who bought it.

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SCAR Airsoft Rifle

New Crosman Phantom Air Rifle .177 Caliber

The Crosman Phantom air rifle is a new model and features a synthetic stock, break barrel action and a 2 stage trigger. This is a very powerful air rifle with a muzzle velocity of up to 1,200 fps with the alloy pellets and 1,000 fps with a standard lead pellet. The Phantom air rifle is powerful enough for small game hunting or target practice. The front and read sights are fiber optic for easy sight alignment. It weighs a hefty 7 lbs and feels just like a real centerfire rifle and not a cheap plastic BB gun.

Crosman Phantom Air Rifle

 

Crosman Phantom .177 Caliber Break Barrel Air Rifle up-to 1200 FPS

.177 Caliber Pellet Ammo Links

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Benjamin Regal Nitro Piston Magnum Air Rifle

The Benjamin Regal Nitro Air Rifle is a serious air rifle and suitable for hunting small game and target practice. Benjamin has made air rifles for over 40 years and I had one when I was a teenager in New Jersey. Back in the 70’s Benjamin was the best brand air rifle you could buy and they still are on top.

Crosman now owns Benjamin and continues to make high quality air rifles. The Regal Nitro is a .177 caliber pellet gun with a muzzle velocity of 1,200 fps. This is a very powerful air rifle and great for hunting small game like fox, rats, feral cats, skunk, ringtails, crow, squirrel, etc. This air rifle is a single shot break open barrel action. The stock is all solid walnut, no plastic here.

Benjamin Regal Nitro Piston Magnum Air Rifle

The Benjamin Regal NP is 70% quieter than the competition and is very accurate with pellets. It weighs 7.75 lbs and feels just like a real center fire rifle.

Air rifles can enable you to hunt in areas where firearms are not allowed like in city limits or on farms. If you have a local farm, check with the owner to see if they have varmint problems like prairie dogs or rats. He/she may allow you to hunt on their land.

The Benjamin Regal Nitro Piston Magnum Air Rifle retails for $240 but you can buy it online for much less. Check it out here…Benjamin Regal Nitro Piston .177 Caliber Magnum Air Rifle

Benjamin Marauder .22 Cal Air Rifle

If you are looking for a quiet rifle to hunt small game with then check out the Benjamin Marauder Air Rifle.

Benjamin Marauder air rifle

The Marauder is a gas powered rifle in .177, .22 and .25 caliber. This rifle is a serious air rifle and not a toy. It is great for target practice or hunting small game like rabbits, birds, fox, squirrels, rats, etc. The stock is solid walnut with a cheek piece for scope use. The Marauder holds 10 pellets and uses compressed air or bulk-fill CO2. The trigger is match grade and makes this rifle very accurate.

Benjamin Marauder .22 Cal Air Rifle

The muzzle velocity of the .22 Cal Benjamin Marauder is 1,000 fps. This is very close to the power of a .22 LR.

Crosman 760 Pump Master BB Air Rifle Review 2012

The Crosman 760 pump master BB air rifle is a striking, multi-pump pneumatic. It has been in production since 1966. During this period, over 10 million pieces have been sold to air rifle enthusiasts. The 760 Pumpmaster multi-pump pneumatic is indeed a versatile air rifle. It shoots .177 or BBs pellets with utmost accuracy and power. It weighs in at 3.25 lbs and does not contain any battery. This makes it the ideal air rifle for beginners. Its L x W x H dimensions is 33.5 x 1.75 x 4.5 inches respectively. Durable synthetic is used to make the forearm and the stock. This material is ideal for the gun’s forearm and stock: two parts of the 760 Pumpmaster that take a lot of wear and tear.

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Apart from being an economical rifle, the pump master requires a minimum of 10 pumps to effectively fire pellets 600 fps and BBs 625 fps to the target. The pump handle and the grip have indentations and checkering respectively, which provides the shooter with a firm grip during target shooting. The Crosman 760 is ideal for target shooting and plinking and can be used by young shooters and small adults to shoot with reckless abandon all day long.

However, never use your Crosman 760 pump master BB air rifle to shoot metal objects with BBs. The air rifle has a 200-shot reservoir, which is usually used to house the 18-shot BBs magazine. A smaller 5-shot clip is used to load the pellets.

The air rifle is equipped with a frontal fiber optic sight for accuracy. For added accuracy, the 11mm dovetail can be used to mount a red dot or scope. One of the main reasons why the Crosman 760 Pumpmaster is highly recommended for first time shooters is its high compression and short-stroke pump action. It provides all shooters of all ages and abilities with an easy, fast and intense firing fun. Its smooth barrel is also great for shooting arm practice. The pump of the air rifle is its primary power source.

The Crosman 760 pump master BB air rifle has several accessories. They include:

• The Crosman 0410 targetfinder will help you easily lock onto your target.

• The C 0401 speedloader kit helps load the air rifle smoothly and in the shortest time possible.

• PellGunOil for lubricating the air gun.

• Clear lens shooting glasses.

• Target stakes and target disks (breakable) for shooting practice.

Even though the air rifle has a limited one year warranty, it attracts financing offers from some of the leading retailers. Obviously, this makes ownership much easier. On average, the Crosman 760 Pumpmaster receives a five star rating from satisfied users all across the country.