NRA Gun of the Week: AirForce Texan Airgun

posted on December 11, 2015

The powerful, big-bore "Texan" from AirForce Airguns features a two-stage trigger that releases a sizable burst of air from its 490cc removable and refillable air tank, driving .457-cal. projectiles in excess of 1000 fps. It's purported to be the most production air rifle on the market. But does that claim hold water? Find out with in the video embedded above, as American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen hosts the latest episode of NRA's Gun of the Week.

Technical Specifications:

 Manufacturer: AirForce Airguns 
 Model: Texan 
 Caliber: .457 
 Action Type: Pre-Charged Pneumatic (PCP) single-shot air rifle 
 Frame: anodized alumium 
 Sights: optional; rail for scope bases 
 Trigger: two-stage, adjustable for position; 3-lb., 6-oz. pull 
 Stock: steel air tank with buttplate 
 Weight: 8 lbs., 10 ozs. (with optic) 
 Accessories: owner’s manual, wrench 
 MSRP: $1055

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