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Airgun Shooter’s Gear of the Year: springers and gas-rams

Whatever airgun shooting you enjoy, the choice of guns, optics and accessories is immense. Here are our top choices to match a wide range of budgets and help you get the most out of your sport. This time, we're looking at the best airgun springers and gas-rams

Umarex UX Syrix

An almost indestructible polymer stock coupled with solid build quality, good balance and the inclusion of scope and mounts make the Syrix a compelling proposition.

Price: £154.95


Gamo Swarm Roadster Gen2

This rifle offers the convenience of a self-contained powerplant plus rapid reloading courtesy of a multi-shot magazine, and even comes with a scope and mounts.

Price: £289


Norica Hawk GRS

With one of the most striking features being its stock with a subtle green hue, the GRS strikes a balance between affordable simplicity and dependability.

Price: £299


Weihrauch HW80 Luxus

Numerous updates have been made to this iconic spring gun’s internals over the years, and it’s now had a boost with a new ambidextrous stock.

Price: £540


BSA GRT Lightning XL SE

Solid build quality, dependable performance, minimal maintenance and a sensible price tag make the GRT a great choice for fuss-free shooting without breaking the bank.

Price: £375


Crosman Fire

This durable but inexpensive rammer is ideal for those shooters who expect enough quality to reward good technique and send a few tin cans flying.

Price: £180