by B.B. Pelletier
Today’s report is an answer to a question I received a couple days ago. It’s such a typical question that I thought I would spend a little more time on the answer for everyone. It also dovetails nicely into my holiday gift recommendations.
The question came from a reader calling himself ccobbster. Here’s the question, exactly as he wrote it:
Am interested in buying (soon) a .22 Cal. pellet rifle for practice shooting and small game (pest) hunting (rabbits, squirrel, armadillo, possum). Am drawn to the Nitro Piston power plant for performance and ease of use concerns. Have been looking at six air rifles and was wondering if you had any recommendations or preferences amongst these. Am trying to stay around the $300 range. Would appreciate any advice/recommendations, or other preferred rifles. Have found alot of useful information on your blog site and am inclined towards the Crosman NPSS. Also, it’s made in the US. Here are the rifles: