Air rifles are often seen as weak, and not very effective hunting weapons, and while the smaller caliber modern air rifles ( under .25 ) are not great against human targets, they have some merit.
Firstly I’m talking exclusively about single shot spring / gas piston guns.
Air rifle pellets are cheap and light.
Air rifles are relatively cheap – but a cheap .22 rifle is still cheaper, and a good powerful air rifle will be much more expensive.
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