Big Bore

Big Bore Airguns

Big bore airguns represent the epitome of power and precision in the world of airgun shooting. These guns deliver remarkable energy and force with each shot. They are designed for a variety of purposes, from hunting large game to long-range target shooting. Unlike traditional firearms, big bore airguns utilize compressed air or gas to propel their projectiles, making them quieter and often more accessible in areas with stricter firearm regulations. The sheer power of big bore airguns enables shooters to take down game such as deer, boar, and even larger species with impressive efficiency. Whether for hunting, sport, or simply the thrill of shooting something extraordinary, big bore airguns offer an unparalleled experience for those who embrace their capabilities.

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    Texan® Carbine .510 CALIBER

    The Texan Carbine .510 caliber represents a compact and formidable solution tailored for hunters seeking enhanced maneuverability without sacrificing power. Featuring a precisely engineered 24.5-inch Lothar Walther barrel, this high powered airgun strikes an optimal balance between agility and ballistic performance, and its lightweight construction and well-balanced design enable hunters to maintain control and stability,…

    $1,094.95
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    TexanLSS .510 Caliber

    The Texan LSS gives shooters the best of both worlds by combining the power of a full-sized Texan and the sound suppression system of the Texan SS. The concept for the LSS comes from direct feedback received from hunters in the field who wanted the extra power…

    $1,259.95
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    TexanSS .510 Caliber

    The TexanSS uses a carbine length barrel and an enlarged and redesigned Soun-Loc® system. This combination reduces unwanted discharge sound and the overall length of the original Texan

     

    • .510 Caliber Lothar Walther Barrel
    • Pressure Relief Device
    • Adjustable Power
    • Low Effort Side Lever Cocking
    • Available in Original Black Finish
    $1,239.95
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    Texan® .50 Caliber

    With the ability to launch .510 caliber projectiles at over 1000 feet per second and generating energy levels of over 650 foot pounds, the Texan takes its place as the world’s most powerful production air rifle. Easy to load and simple to use, this Big Bore air rifle will let you focus on hunting with…

    $1,094.95
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    Texan Rifle – CF Series

    The World’s Most Powerful Production air rifle, the Airforce Texan®-CF series, reigns supreme in the airgunning world.

    The CF series Texan rifles have the added advantage of a carbon fiber tank. This allows the shooter to fill their rifle to 250 bar (3625psi) and harness the ultimate in big bore airgun power. With a carbon…

    $1,241.95
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    TexanLSS – CF Series

    The Texan® LSS CF series rifle features our patented Sound-Loc® system and is considered the quietest, most powerful production air rifle produced.

    The CF series Texan rifles have the added advantage of a carbon fiber tank. This allows the shooter to fill their rifle to 250 bar (3625psi) and harness the ultimate in big bore…

    $1,412.95
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    TexanLSS .457 Caliber

    The Texan LSS gives shooters the best of both worlds by combining the power of a full-sized Texan and the sound suppression system of the Texan SS. The concept for the LSS comes from direct feedback received from hunters in the field who wanted the extra power…

    $1,259.95
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    Texan Carbine – CF Series

    The Texan® Carbine CF series is a favorite for blind hunters going after deer, hogs, coyote, and larger game. The Carbine is the most compact, lightweight, powerful big bore on the market.

    The Carbine was developed specifically for hunters looking for a big bore rifle for spot or stalk hunting in tight cover.

    The shortened…

    $1,241.95
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    Texan® Carbine .45 Caliber

    Everyone asked, and we have answered with a Texan Carbine.

    All the power and accuracy, but in a more compact package for easy maneuvering in heavy brush and hunting blinds.

    For more information on velocity and energy, please visit our FAQ Section

    The Texan Carbine is available in Original Black. We also offer…

    $1,094.95
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    TexanSS – CF Series

    The Texan SS: Quiet, Compact, Powerful. This suppressed version of our Texan Carbine is a favorite for blind hunters going after deer, hogs, coyote, and larger game. Our integral Sound-Loc suppression takes the bark our of the Texan platform making this rifle as stealthy as it is deadly. Featuring the new for 2019 TX2 valve…

    $1,392.95
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    TexanSS .457 Caliber

    The TexanSS uses a carbine length barrel and an enlarged and redesigned Soun-Loc® system. This combination reduces unwanted discharge sound and the overall length of the original Texan

     

    • .457 Caliber Lothar Walther Barrel
    • Pressure Relief Device
    • Adjustable Power
    • Low Effort Side Lever Cocking
    • Available in Original Black Finish
    $1,239.95
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    Texan® .457 Caliber

    With the ability to launch .45 caliber projectiles at over 1000 feet per second and generating energy levels of over 600 foot pounds, the Texan takes its place as the world’s most powerful production air rifle. Easy to load and simple to use, this Big Bore air rifle will let you focus on hunting with…

    $1,094.95

Learn More about the Power of Big Bore Airguns

Big bore airguns provide relative low recoil and cost-effective ammunition which make them attractive options for enthusiasts looking to hone their skills or explore new shooting disciplines. Learn more about the big bore airgun option.

Texan

The Texan – A new kind of Big Bore

August 26, 2017

The TEXAN – Airforce Airguns .308! Junior Shooters Magazine, August 2017 AirForce Airguns is one of the premier manufacturers of Pre-Charged Pneumatic (PCP) air rifles. Made in the USA, AirfForce has been offering Americans extremely powerful airguns since 1994. The .308 Texan rifle is from their most powerful line. That’s right, a .308 caliber airgun!…

Big Bore

Understanding Big Bore Airguns

January 31, 2024

The term “Big Bore” stands out, representing a category of air rifles with unique characteristics. This blog aims to delve into the true nature of big bore air rifles, exploring their capabilities, range, and safety guidelines for handling these powerful tools. What is true about big bore air rifles? Big bore air rifles offer distinct…

Floating for Hogs

Floating for Hogs

April 26, 2024

by Luke Clayton |  There is something very special about floating for hogs silently down a backwoods stream or along the edge of a remote lake in a small boat, canoe or kayak. Add the excitement of the possibility of rounding a bend in the stream and encountering a sounder of undisturbed wild hogs and…

Powrfull Airgun

Bring the most advanced and powerful airguns into your shop

October 26, 2017

by Max Archer | Shooting Sports Retailer | October 2017 October 2017     pages 22-23 Table of Contents

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Big Bore Air Guns?

Big Bore Air Guns are a specialized type of a high power Air Rifle or Airgun designed to fire larger caliber projectiles. Typically, these high power air rifles have calibers of .357 (9mm) and above.

What makes Big Bore Air Guns different from regular Airguns

Big Bore Air Guns stand out due to their larger caliber, higher muzzle energy, and capability to shoot larger projectiles. They excel in hunting larger game and long-range shooting.

What are the advantages of using Big Bore Air Guns?

Big Bore Air Guns offer higher power and energy, making them suitable for hunting larger game such as deer, wild boar, and predators. In addition, they provide longer effective ranges compared to smaller caliber Air guns.

What types of projectiles can be used with Big Bore Air Guns?

Big Bore Air Guns can fire an array of projectiles, but typically use lead slugs with heavier grain weight versus pellets. These heavy lead projectiles are designed to provide high accuracy and energy transfer while hunting or shooting at steel targets.

Are Big Bore Air Guns legal for hunting?

Regulations concerning the use of Big Bore Air Guns for hunting vary by region and country. The Airgun Sporting Association (https://airgunsporting.org/) provides detailed information regarding local hunting laws and regulations to help ensure compliance.

What is the effective range of Big Bore Air Guns?

The effective range of Big Bore Air Guns depends on factors such as caliber, muzzle velocity, projectile weight, and shooter skill. Generally a high power air rifle is effective at ranges from 50 to 100 yards or more, depending on the specific model and shooting conditions.

Can Big Bore Air Guns be used for target shooting?

Though Big Bore Air Rifles may sometimes be utilized for target shooting steel targets, target shooting is usually done with smaller caliber field target pistols. Big Bore Air Guns are more commonly employed for hunting large game animals. Big Bore Air Guns offer excellent accuracy and power, suitable for precision shooting at longer distances.

What kind of maintenance do Big Bore Air Guns require?

Big Bore Air Guns necessitate regular maintenance, including cleaning the barrel, and inspecting seals and O-rings. Adhering to the manufacturer’s guideline manual for proper maintenance procedures is essential.

Are Big Bore Air Guns suitable for beginners?

Big Bore Air Guns are generally more powerful and have more recoil compared to smaller caliber Air Gun. Beginners should exercise caution and receive proper training and guidance before using Big Bore Air Guns.

What safety precautions should be taken when using Big Bore Air Guns?

Safety is paramount when handling any firearm or Air Rifle. Always treat a Big Bore Air Rifle as if it were a firearm, following the same safety rules, such as keeping the muzzle pointed in a safe direction, keeping fingers off the trigger until ready to shoot, and ensuring proper backstops when shooting.