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.177 caliber (4.5mm) is the smallest diameter of pellets widely used in air guns, and is the only caliber generally accepted for formal target competition. [1]

13 relations: Air gun, Air gun laws, Ballistic coefficient, Ballistics, BB gun, Crosman, Field target, Gamo (airgun manufacturer), Muzzle energy, Pellet (air gun), Weapon, .22 caliber, 4 mm caliber.

Air gun

An air gun (or airgun) is any kind of gun that launches projectiles pneumatically with compressed air or other gases that are pressurized mechanically without involving any chemical reactions, in contrast to a firearm, which relies on an exothermic chemical oxidation (deflagration) of combustible propellants to generate propulsive energy.

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Air gun laws

This is a list of laws concerning air guns by country.

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Ballistic coefficient

In ballistics, the ballistic coefficient (BC) of a body is a measure of its ability to overcome air resistance in flight.

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Ballistics

Ballistics is the field of mechanics that deals with the launching, flight, behavior, and effects of projectiles, especially bullets, unguided bombs, rockets, or the like; the science or art of designing and accelerating projectiles so as to achieve a desired performance.

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BB gun

BB guns are a type of air guns designed to shoot metallic ball projectiles called BBs — metal balls approximately the same size as the "BB" lead birdshots.

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Crosman

Crosman Corporation is an American designer, manufacturer and supplier of shooting sport products, with a long-standing presence in airgun design and a tradition of producing pellet and BB guns.

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Field target

Field target is an outdoor air gun discipline originated by the National Air Rifle and Pistol Association in the United Kingdom in 1980.

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Gamo (airgun manufacturer)

Gamo Outdoor S.L.U, or simply Gamo, is a Spanish airgun manufacturer based in Barcelona, Catalonia, and is the largest producer of airguns in Europe and the largest producer of airgun pellets in the world.

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Muzzle energy

Muzzle energy is the kinetic energy of a bullet as it is expelled from the muzzle of a firearm.

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Pellet (air gun)

A pellet is a non-spherical projectile designed to be shot from an air gun.

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Weapon

A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.

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.22 caliber

The 22 caliber, or 5.6mm caliber, is a small, extremely common size of ammunition, fitted to firearms with a bore diameter of 0.22 in (5.6 mm).

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4 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet in the to caliber range.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.177_caliber

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