Shopping Cart Items

    CheckoutSubtotal (USD):
    does not include shipping and tax

    Buy and Earn 140 Bullseye Bucks!
    What are Bullseye Bucks - Pyramyd Air

    Daisy Avanti Champion 499

    Daisy Avanti Champion 499

    Click for larger image and other views

    FREE USA Ground Shipping
    Continental USA. Orders $150+.
    Cannot be combined with coupons. Details

    1-year limited warranty

    SKU PY-617-1239


    List Price $167.99 Save $28.00 (16%)

    Pyramyd Air 30 day money back
    Estimate Shipping
    Zip Code:

    Estimated in-stock date 05-15-2015
    Place your order now for delivery priority!

    Click to get email when it's in stock!

    Add to Compare
    Add to Wishlist
    • Description
    • Specifications
    • Customer reviews
    • Q & A: 1 answered question
    The most accurate BB gun in the world! That's what Daisy claims. And, it's true!

    • Daisy Avanti Champion 499 BB rifle
    • Spring-piston
    • Lever-action
    • Single-shot
    • Shoots steel BBs only
    • Muzzleloader
    • Smoothbore
    • Single-stage trigger
    • Hooded front sight accepts inserts (5 inserts included)
    • Fully adjustable rear peep sight
    • Manual safety
    • Monte Carlo hardwood stock
    • Hardwood forearm
    • Includes 5 aperture inserts, sling and sling swivel studs

    Daisy's Champion 499 is for shooters 10 years and older who want to learn the basics of shooting. This spring-powered single-shot is the "Official Shooting Education BB Gun by Daisy." In fact, the Jaycees use this rifle to train young shooters. Millions of firearm and airgun shooters have used the Champion 499 to learn gun safety and proper gun handling This rifle is so accurate, that even seasoned shooters cannot shoot beyond its potential.

    The all wood stock has a Monte Carlo cheekpiece, and the lever-action cocking mechanism is easy to use. The hooded front sight and the Daisy 5899 rear peep sight help shooters quickly acquire the target. The gun is a muzzleloader, and the BB is held in place by a magnetic retainer. The rifle is intended for use at 5 meters (16.40 feet).

    Steel BBs can ricochet. The shooter and everyone in the shooting area should wear safety glasses when a gun is being handled (even if it's unloaded). Remember to remove all pets from the area, as rebounding ammo can hit them, too. Never shoot steel BBs at hard objects (including metal targets) or water, as that increases the chance of ricochet.
    See manual

    other products by Daisy > Avanti

    0.177" (4.5mm)
    240 fps
    3 lbs.
    Globe with Aperture Inserts
    Adjustable for windage and elevation
    4.0 lbs
    3.1 lbs
    See manual

    other products by Daisy > Avanti

    Create an online reviewand share your thoughts with other customers

    Overall rating:5.0 5.0

    Value for money:5.0 5.0

    Accuracy:5.0 5.0

      By Charles from USA on 2015-01-07
    See all my reviews
     Was this review helpful?
    0.00 ratings
    Things I liked:Yep, they are right, this is THE most accurate BB rifle in the world. If you want to hit what your are aiming at, then this is the gun for you. Just buy the Daisy Avanti BB's and you will be set to go. This rifle is so much fun and accurate.
    Things I would have changed:A little better trigger, but you will get used to it.
    What others should know:Buy the Daisy AVANTI BB's.

    Overall rating:5.0 5.0

    Value for money:3.0 3.0

    Accuracy:5.0 5.0

      By Ron from USA on 2014-12-28
    See all my reviews
     Was this review helpful?
    0.00 ratings
    Things I liked:Accuracy,size,weight,ease of cocking.
    Things I would have changed:Seems to be good as is.
    What others should know:Nothing I can think of.

    Overall rating:5.0 5.0

    Value for money:5.0 5.0

    Accuracy:5.0 5.0

      By Michael from USA on 2014-10-16
    See all my reviews
     Was this review helpful?
    5.01 rating
    Things I liked:Can I just say...everything? Everyone mentions accuracy...yes, in SPADES! Once I got it sighted in, which only took maybe a dozen shots, I changed targets and after my first shot, I took a couple more and was wondering what was going on as I couldn't see where I had hit the target. Well, closer examination disclosed that I had hit in the exact same hole! Wow! I had looked at, or I should say overlooked this rifle for many years. I just couldn't get past the Red Ryder BB Rifle looks and just could not believe that it could be much different. Man, was I wrong! After reading all the write ups (the one star write up is just insane, written by someone that had not even shot the gun)and watching a youtube video, I decided to order it. I love to shoot and have several guns that fire bullets, pellets, and BB's. I must say...this has them all beat. Much more sturdy than the Red Ryder and so easy to use! Perfect for the indoor range, which I LOVE! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!
    Things I would have changed:Not much really. I painted my front sights white with a sight paint marker and that really helped with the darker backgrounds on some targets. I also put on a nice, hard rubber pad on the butt of the stock which helped with my length of pull and the slickness of it. Many people state that all of the front sights are the same size, but there is a slight amount of difference in each one. They change out really nice. I like the beefiness of it compared to the Red Ryder. I got the Red Ryder 75th. Anniversary rifle as a wall hanger in my cabin and the difference between the two is like night and day! The trigger is great, so I wouldn't change that. I believe my cocking handle is made out of metal, although it could be a good polymer, I'm not sure at this point. Either way, it feels really nice and hard and I don't think it will ever break. I just don't think there is much to change on this fine rifle.
    What others should know:Just for fun, after sighting it in with a bulls eye target, I used a zombie "shoot and see" target so that I could see exactly where I was hitting. Actually, the bulls eye target was also a shoot and see target. This makes such a huge difference when trying to see where you are hitting. With regular paper targets, it is virtually impossible to see where you are hitting. Although it is well built, it is also light and I like that. As others have said, if you are on the fence about this rifle...jump on off and just get it. I really don't think you will be sorry. Mine didn't come with the medallion and I wish that it had because I like to collect things like that. I'm going to write to Daisey and see if they will send me one. Maybe they don't send them with the gun anymore...I don't know. Anyway, I believe that Ralphie from "A Christmas Story" would approve of this rifle! I don't even think that he would have to worry about shooting his eye out! LOL!
    Show Other ReviewsCreate an online review and share your thoughts with other customers
    • Jason from USA asked:

      Howdy: The Daisy website shows the model 499B with sling and a micrometer rear peep sight. Is this the same one? Does it come with swivels, sling, and micrometer sight?

      • Dan the Man from USA:


    Item DescriptionCaliberMax VelocityItemCodeStockGripColor
    "The most accurate BB gun in the world!" Ideal teaching rifle for new shooters. This rifle is NOT designed for a scope. 0.177" (4.5mm)240 fpsDY-499 [PY-617-1239]HardwoodAmbiBrown


    This product is out of stock.
    Estimated in-stock date 05-15-2015.
    Place your order now for delivery priority!

    Recommended Accessories / Ammo

    Service Plans

    10-for-$10 Test!

    10-for-$10 Test!

    Add to cart

    Model Assistant Daisy Avanti Champion 499

    See also
    Shop at Gun Mall
    Back to Top