No. Stoeger Airguns rifles are designed to accept only quality factory pellets. Visit the About Airgun Ammo page to learn more.
No. Never try to insert multiple pellets in the barrel of any Stoeger Airguns rifle. This can be dangerous and can cause malfunctions in your rifle. Learn more about loading on the How Airguns Work page.
No. Pellets should be placed in your air rifle with the skirt toward the butt of the gun. Learn more about loading on the How Airguns Work page.
No. Never use a pellet of a different caliber than the caliber of your rifle. Always use the caliber stamped on your rifle. Visit the About Airgun Ammo page to learn more.
No. You must not use any pellet that was lodged in your rifle. All pellets should be used only once. Visit the About Airgun Ammo page to learn more.
Use a cleaning rod to ensure no pellets are lodged in the barrel. Learn more about loading on the How Airguns Work page.
To remove a barrel obstruction, follow the instructions on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
After every thousand shots, put a drop of airgun-rated lubricant into the compression chamber. See more maintenance tips on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
Yes. Clean and lubricate the external metal parts to avoid corrosion. For cleaning tips, visit the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
No. Solvents and many oils can damage the seals. Use only airgun-rated oils for the care of your air rifle. See the cleaning tips on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
The rifle should be cleaned as often as needed to maintain proper performance. Learn more on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
The screws in the stock can become loose after many firings. Failure to maintain them can result in cracking or complete damage of the stock. Follow the screw maintenance tips on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
No. Never store any airgun loaded. Make absolutely sure there are no pellets in the chamber before putting your airgun away. Always store the gun unloaded and store the pellets in a different location. You are responsible for ensuring that unauthorized persons—such as children—cannot find and use your air rifle. Airguns are not toys. Learn more at the Airgun Safety page.
No. Never store your airgun in the cocked position. It is potentially dangerous and can weaken the mainspring. Follow the storage tips on the Airgun Cleaning and Maintenance page.
Yes, airguns can be very loud. When used with alloy ammunition, they break the sound barrier, resulting in a loud crack. Visit the How to Choose an Airgun page to learn more about airgun sound level, what causes the noise, and model options with different noise levels.
No, that’s not its job. The muzzle break acts as a lever and as a handle for cocking. Find out more about what the muzzle break does on the How Airguns Work page. And learn what makes an airgun noisier or quieter on the How to Choose an Airgun page.
Chronograph results can vary by more than 10 percent, depending on pellet weight, design, barrel condition, ambient temperature, elevation, and many other conditions.
No. Dry firing can cause serious damage to spring piston air rifles.
All Stoeger Airguns require cocking only once. Learn more about cocking on the How Airguns Work page.
Yes. Follow the How to Aim instructions on the Airgun Shooting Tips page.
The contrasting fiber colors of the front and rear sights help make sighting quick and accurate in any lighting condition. To find out more, visit the How to Choose an Airgun page.
Any quality airgun scope can be used. We recommend Stoeger Airguns scopes.
The bases are 3/8 inch or 11 mm wide. For tips on choosing and using a scope, visit the Airgun Shooting Tips page.
The notch on the top of the receiver is a scope stop. It is used for added scope support and to stop scope slippage. For tips on choosing and using a scope, visit the Airgun Shooting Tips page.
Yes, always use eye and ear protection. For more safety recommendations, visit the Airgun Safety page.
Always check with local law enforcement officials regarding local laws related to traveling with your air rifle or removing your air rifle from your home. The United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recommends that you contact the office of your state Attorney General, your State Police, or other state or local law enforcement authorities for guidance.
No. Never take apart your rifle. Doing so could be dangerous because of a powerful compression spring inside all Stoeger Airguns. Contact Stoeger Airguns for repairs.
No. Never take apart your rifle. Doing so could be dangerous and voids your warranty.
Turnaround time for repairs is usually 4 to 6 weeks. Visit the Repair Request page for more information or to request a repair.
Visit the Manuals page to download your product manual.