Air rifles and CO2 rifles 

In this category you will find compressed air, CO2 and PCP rifles suitable for amateurs or more experienced. Models under 20 joules are available over the counter for those over 18 years old, those above that require specific authorizations.

If in doubt, contact us to choose the right pellet rifle

The Jean Pierre Fusil armoury has been supporting its customers online or live since 2002. Call us! Call us! Our team of advisers is at your disposal on 03 21 34 30 47 to help you find the right pellet rifle for you. It is available from Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 16:30.

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Which pellet rifle to choose ?

The pellet rifle is a long gun intended for recreational shooting. It uses pellets of 4.5 or 5.5 mm in diameter. More accurate and powerful than handguns, it can be used without a shooting licence when its power is less than 20 joules. Our range of rifles comes in three types of models: air rifles, CO2 rifles and PCP rifles. Most of them can be equipped with accessories such as a scope, a red dot sight, a bipod...

The air rifle : the best known

This is the most common model. The arming system gives it the same power between each shot, which makes it more accurate. However, it requires reloading between shots.

The CO2 rifle: the automatic  

On the other hand, it avoids the need to reload between shots. Ideal for making several shots in a row, it is a real pleasure to use, although its shooting power decreases as the CO2 cartridge is emptied. The accuracy observed on the last ones tends to decrease.

The PCP rifle : the most powerful 

It works in the same way as CO2 except that there is no need to use a cylinder. The air is pre-compressed by the user using a hand pump, compressor or scuba tank and stored in a chamber under the barrel. 

What does the legislation say about pellet rifles ?

In France, pellet rifle legislation allows anyone over the age of 18 to purchase a rifle of less than 20 joules upon presentation of their identity card.

We offer rifles from 7.5 to 45 joules. The entry-level models are low-risk and are mainly intended for children. They can be fired up to 10 metres. 

As soon as the power of a rifle exceeds 20 joules, it moves from category D to category C. More powerful rifles require training to be handled safely and to avoid injury. To buy them, you will need to show proof of address and a hunting licence or a shooting licence.

What are the advantages of a powerful rifle ?

The power of the weapon is defined in joules. The more powerful the pellet rifle, the more precise the shot and the greater the throwing distance.

Pellet rifles of 20 joules and above allow you to hit targets at more than 50 metres and are popular with good shooters. Well-equipped, they can also be used by hunters to maintain their shooting accuracy during closed seasons.

In some countries, there are rifles of 300 joules and more. These models can be dangerous if used by unqualified people. For this reason, in France, you can find some rifles with a maximum of 100 joules, and on the gun shop, 45 joules maximum.

Who is the cheap pellet rifle for ?

Beginners will prefer an inexpensive rifle and will be more likely to opt for an air rifle. They can then improve by increasing the power of their rifle or by switching to a CO2 rifle.

At the online gun shop, we offer low-priced rifles from around 50 euros.

What brands are available ?

The manufacturers Gamo and Crosman are the most represented with about thirty models each. Whether you buy a single pellet rifle or a set with other accessories, there is something for everyone! The models of these two brands are intended for all types of shooters: beginners, enthusiasts, experts or sportsmen.

Other manufacturers such as Umarex, Stoeger and Artemis are also offered.

What are the features of the Black Ops model ?

The Black Ops rifle is inspired by the seventh installment of the Call of Duty video game. Taking the form of a tactical pellet sniper and design, it operates on compressed air and 4.5 millimetre diabolos. It features a polymer stock, Nitro Piston technology and three Picatiny rails. The rifle comes with a scope, silencer, bipod, pellets and targets.

What accessories should I buy to shoot well ?

The consumables you need for shooting with compressed air are pellets and targets. To train with CO2, you will also need the CO2 sparclettes which we send within 24 hours.

We offer a wide variety of consumables at the best price: ammunition, cardboard targets, tanks... Other accessories such as scopes, scabbards and cleaning kits can be used to improve your level and/or as a gift.

Can you hunt with a pellet rifle ?

It is not advisable to hunt with a pellet rifle designed for leisure activities. There are category C rifles specially designed for this activity. The model of the weapon is chosen according to the type of hunting and the game. For example: stalking / bolt-action rifle - pest hunting / rifle capable of shooting over long distances - big game hunting / express rifle. In all cases, the category C rifle must be declared to the prefecture and the user must hold a shooting licence or a hunting permit to obtain it.

We do not offer this type of weapon.

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