Best Air Pistols for Shooting Paper Targets


These air guns are perfect for paper punching

If you are serious about air gunning, then you need an air gun that won’t let you down. At Pyramyd Air we have put together the following list of air guns, each of which is perfectly suited for the sport of paper target shooting. From the affordably priced Beeman P17 to the expertly crafted Feinwerkbau P44, there is an Air Pistol out there for you, and we want to help you find it.


Beeman P17

Offering outstanding accuracy and velocity, the single-shot Beeman P17 pistol produces up to 410 fps, with no CO2. The pistol is totally recoilless, and comes complete with a target-style trigger for crisp let-off and minimum take up. Custom shaped, finger groove grip are perfect for smaller hands, while the air pistol’s cast aluminum slide and rifled steel barrel provide long life and repeatable accuracy.


  • Single-stroke Pneumatic
  • .177 Caliber
  • Over lever Action
  • Target Style Trigger
  • Windage and Elevation Adjustments
Beeman P17

Customer Rating: 4.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 410 fps


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Crosman 2300S

Sporting a chocked Lothar Walther Barrel, the Crosman 2300s offers the type of accuracy needed to hit the target time and again. The rear sight is an air gunner's dream come true, letting you hone in on your target with pinpoint precision.


  • CO2
  • .177 Caliber
  • Bolt Action
  • Target Style Trigger
  • Micrometer Adjustable Rear Sight
Crosman 2300S

Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 520 fps


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IZH 46M Match Air Pistol

The IZH 46M single-stroke pneumatic air pistol has a surprising amount of superior accuracy, giving even the advanced shooter a competitive edge. Additionally, a five-way adjustable match-trigger gives the pistol the versatility for all types of target shooting.


  • Single-stroke Pneumatic
  • .177 Caliber
  • Bolt Action
  • Five-way Adjustable Match Trigger
  • 18 lbs. Cocking Effort
IZH 46M Match Air Pistol

Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 500 fps


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Feinwerkbau P44 Match Air Pistol

Need to gain a competitive edge during your next ten meter competition? Then, the Feinwerkbau P44 is the match air pistol you have been searching for. This gun is highly adjustable and extremely accurate, making it the go-to pistol of choice for advanced air gunners.


  • Pre-charged Pneumatic
  • .177 Caliber
  • Bolt Action
  • Dry-fire capaility
  • Micrometer Adjustable Rear Sight
Feinwerkbau P44 Match Air Pistol

Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 508 fps


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