World's Best Most Powerful Production Air Rifle For Hunting & Survival
Large Deer And Hogs Are On The Menu With The Air Force Texan
Most Powerful Production Air Rifle For Hunting Large Sized Game Including Large Deer & Hogs - AirForce Texan Big Bore .45 Caliber Air Rifle
The AirForce Texan is the world's most powerful production air rifle with .45-caliber bullets going up to 1,000 fps and getting a simply amazing 500+ ft-lbs of muzzle energy. Large deer and hogs are now on the menu at 90+ yards with this pellet rifle.
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The AirForce Texan Big Bore Air Rifle ranks #3 in our Top Ten Best Air Rifles & Pellet Guns list.
Air Force Texan Big Bore Air Rifle - Quick Summary
The world’s highest power production air rifle available today. Just incredible awesome power (watch the YouTube video below).
Very well designed, well built, highly reliable, easy to operate large caliber air gun.
Very easy to cock. You can cock it with one finger.
Surprisingly light weight.
Easy to tune sighting when changing pellet grains.
Easy to load short or long pellets.
Highly accurate even at 100 yards with 2" CTR (Center to Center) accuracy.
Air Efficient. You'll get 5 to 6 shots before you start to lose accuracy and power to the point you will need to refill the air.
Long dovetail rail above and below shroud leave a lot of room for accessories.
Long (increases power and accuracy, but makes the rifle less portable).
AirForce Texan Air Rifle Pressure Gauge and Canister Integrated As Stock
Our Take (click to expand)
An entire world of hunting opportunities has just opened up to you! Easily load a projectile, cock the gun, take aim, squeeze the trigger and deliver jaw-dropping power.
Consider all the great things about the AirForce Texan: smooth side lever cocking (you can cock it with one finger), the world’s most powerful production air rifle (500+ ft. lbs in .45 cal), surprisingly light, and made in the USA except for the Lothar Walther barrel which is likely the best rifle barrel made.
Because the gun doesn't come with open sights, you'll need to mount a scope.
Hunters and Doomsday Preppers will appreciate the AirForce Texan Big Bore .45 Caliber Air Rifle for hunting animals such as large deer, hogs, coyotes, fox, turkeys, raccoons, & possum.
Recommended Pellets (click to expand)
Air Venturi .45 Cal, 250 Grains, Hollowpoint, 50ct (Pricey. Worked very well in my AirForce Texan rifle. Most consistent and easy to load of the few ammo types that I have tried)
Air Venturi .45 Cal, 176 Grains, Semiwadcutter, 50ct (Great for hunting or target shooting. Very accurate at 50 yards)
Air Venturi .45 Cal, 143 Grains, Round Ball, 100ct (These balls shot well and accurate in my Air Force Texan. Surprisingly accurate, best for targets but will take down medium size game)
Air Venturi .45 Cal, 300 Grains, Round Nose Flat Point, 50ct (Pricey. Shoots very well through the Airforce Texan. Launched them at just under 800 FPS for three shots. Good, soft lead. These group very well at 100 and 150 yards. This round worked perfect for a 275 lb whitetail at 90 yards. Four mil-dots of holdover and it was all over for him. Entered through right side rib, detached and demolished right lung, passed over heart, penetrated left lung, keyholed through left rib and lodged between rib and hide on the left side. That buck sounded like he had been hit with a baseball bat. He stumbled about 50 yards and expired. Expansion was good, considering I was under 800 FPS. Expanded to about 7/8". Deadly round).
Compare the above ammo at Airgun Depot
Features & Warranty (click to expand)
Powerplant - Pre-charged pneumatic
Fixed/adj. power - Multiple settings
Action - Sidelever
Barrel - Rifled
Front Sight - none
Rear Sight - none
Scopeable - 11mm dovetail
Trigger - Two-stage non-adjustable
Buttplate - Adjustable
Safety - Automatic
Note: Does not include the scope, rings and bipod shown in some of the images.
Warranty - Lifetime limited warranty
Specifications (click to expand)
Specifications - AirForce Texan Big Bore Air Rifle - Caliber 0.45" specs
Max Velocity - 1000 fps
Muzzle Energy - 500+ ft/lbs
Trigger Pull - 2.06 lbs
Cylinder Size - 490 cc
Max Shots per Fill - 12
Overall Length 48.0"
7.65 lbs. (without scope/mount, which will add about 1.5 lbs.)
Grip - Ambidextrous
Note: AirForce Airguns recommends using only lead projectiles. Note that with .45 cal, select ammo sized to .457 for best results
Recommended Accessories (click to expand)
Hill Pump MK4, Up to 4000 PSI (The best hand pump made for PCP guns, hands down)
Air Venturi Foster Female Quick-Disconnect to 1/8" BSPP Male, 5000 PSI (This adapter is required between the Hill Pump and your Benjamin Marauder Air Rifle)
Taousa Airgun PCP Pump High Pressure Hand Pump, Up to 4500 psi (This is a high quality hand pump, probably a better value than the Hill Pump)
Also order the Taousa moisture filter from the same link above.
Air Venturi Foster Female Quick-Disconnect to 1/8" BSPP Male, 5000 PSI (This adapter is required between the Taousa Pump and your Benjamin Marauder Air Rifle)
Air Venturi 4500 PSI Carbon Fiber Air Tank & Fill Station, 90 cu.in (Pricey, but a tank is hands down the easiest way to refill if you do not want the exercise and delay of using a high quality hand pump such as the Hill Pump MK4)
No adapter needed.
Electric Air Compressor, Max 4500 PSI (If money is not an issue, you can buy a Carbon Fiber or Scuba tank, along with this Freedom Shoebox , Air Venturi 4500 PSI Air Compressor, plus a normal "shop" air compressor, and you'll be set up to quickly charge your own tanks and PCP air rifles).
Air Venturi Foster Quick-Detach Hose Assembly, 1/8" BSPP Female Threads (you'll also need this hose assembly).
Sample Pyramid Air Feedback (click to expand)
"The power is incredible, this will take down Big Game, it's accuracy is excellent with .457 cal round balls, Nielsen .457 168 grain EPP slugs and JSB .457cal pellets, you can't go wrong with this rifle."
"This is by far the best one on the market today. It hits like a pissed off mule! And it has accuracy!"
"I do not own the Texan yet.....but I will. I went to the Pyramid Air Shoot in Dover Ohio and shot this thing.........and it was.........more fun than any other air gun I've ever shot. Pyramid Air is kind enough to allow folks to try out airguns. The Texan was one of them. They also had the 25 Condor SS. Shot the Condor first. Great gun....Then the Texan 45. I aimed at a spinning target at about 40 yards.......a target that I guess I was not supposed to shoot at. I hit it......and the spinning target flew into the air and disappeared into the woods in the background. That target traveled about 25 yards in the air and landed somewhere in the back of the range. I immediately got this huge grin on my face as everyone said..."Oh wow.....did you see that?" A bunch of folks were grinning and laughing. I was hooked. They had to ask me to stop shooting and buy it already. I told them.....soon......very soon."
"This is a really head-turner at the range! Very few have seen such a gun and are generally unaware of the significant power such an airgun can produce. Mostly been shooting 250 grain hollow-points... I cannot wait to try out some other ammo!"
"I am amazed at the level of pure enjoyment I have had with this rifle. It feels like a firearm and sounds like a firearm. Wow. I live out in the country so the loud report is not an issue. I have been shooting the 143 grain round ball at 50 yard target with one inch groups using the 4-12 Hawkeye scope. I'm ready to step up to heavier grain. I got the rifle for wild hog hunting in North Texas. I feel confident this airgun will be the one to help bring home the bacon."
"Nice big rifle. Extreme accuracy. With a couple of .457 swaged lead balls in hand, it's quick to reload and fire several shots. Not so loud as to cause ears to ring, but still loud. Love this rifle. I hit a 2 inch circle off hand at 100 yds on my 1st shot after getting the scope sighted in."
"Very air efficient, 5 shots per fill. Very powerful. Accurate. Reliable. I have around 1000 shots through mine, no trouble. Fairly light compared to traditional big bores."
"Whats not to like,really gun is light weight accurate,delivers unbelievable punch down range,and i mean way down range, never shot powder or air 200+yards with balls on power punching accuracy, looking to purchase my own, had the ability to test one out in P.A. Insane. A must have to any serious air gun hunter. Gun laws are changing everywhere. Get yours while you can. Who knows what future sales and owner ship will entail. I think its a great rifle and a great addition to any serious air gun hunter / marksman."
"It's got big power, it will blow holes in a car door or hood or side panels, I used Nielsen ammo .457, 168 grain and JSB Predator big bore .457, 234.3 grain pellets, it likes both but the Nielsen's fly more flat and very accurate, it is loud but not that bad, I still need to try round ball ammo and real heavy ammo, it got a good kick, similar to a .308, it's a very fun gun, if you can afford it, Buy it."
The YouTube video below demonstrates and reviews the AirForce Texan Big Bore Air Rifle in .45 Caliber
AirForce Texan Air Rifle Loading & Cocking
AirForce Texan First Shot Performance
AirForce Texan Big Bore Air Rifle (Shown with Optional Accessory - Scope)
AirForce Texan Big Bore .45 Caliber Has Jaw-Dropping Power
AirForce Texan Big Bore .45 Caliber Beast
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