PCP Air Rifles - Pre-Charged Airguns

PCP Air Rifles For Sale

The technology behind PCP air rifles dates back to the 1500s and was a deciding factor in Napoleon’s first defeat against the Austrian army in 1809. The principle behind PCP airguns has since been refined and improved but we are still benefiting greatly from that historic pedigree.

Best Pre-Charged Airguns

PCP is an acronym for Pre-Charged Pneumatics also known as “precharged air rifles“. These airguns have an internal tank that stores pressurised air, which gets released in short puffs every time the trigger is squeezed.

After a certain amount of shots have been fired, the gun needs to be recharged with air before it can be fired again. The amount of shots per fill will vary from rifle to rifle, but is usually between 30 - 400

PCP air rifles have a gauge that displays how much air is left in reserve. These gauges are colour coded with a traffic light system which works as follows: green is good, yellow is ok, and red means it’s time to recharge the air tank.

To achieve a consistent shot rate, many PCP air guns have a regulator fitted that allows the firing valve to always receive the exact same amount of pressure with each shot. This keeps the shot constantly at the same velocity and makes for a tighter shot groupage.

Buy PCP Air Rifles Online With Lifetime Guarantee

PCP air rifles are lighter, quieter, more accurate, and have no recoil at all when compared to a spring air rifle. However, PCP airguns aren’t without their flaws. Because over time it is possible for the seals to wear out and begin to leak - making the shot rate falter. The good news is that when you buy a PCP air rifle from us at The Airgun Centre you have absolutely no worries at all. 

All of our PCP air rifles come backed with our unique lifetime guarantee, which means that if you have any issues with your gun (at all!), you can bring it into our store and we will fix it for you free of charge as long as you’re the original owner of the gun. We will also service your rifle free of charge whenever you feel necessary to ensure it stays shooting as good as new for as long as you own it.

Pneumatic Air Rifle Shop UK

Whether you’re looking for budget PCP air rifles, multi shots, tacticals, lever action or anything else - you’re sure to find a great deal at The Airgun Centre. We stock hundreds of rifles from all the top brands, including: Air Arms, BSA, Weihrauch, Daystate, FX Guns, Walther, Brocock and more.

If you would like any further information on Precharged air rifles, our team are always happy to talk. Call us now on 01268 780 730 to speak to our airgun experts.