New Gun: ASP20 Break Barrel Air Rifle from SIG SAUER

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The new ASP20 break barrel air rifle has just released from SIG SAUER, available in .177 and .22 calibers. Ideal for hunting small game, this suppressed single-shot, Advanced Sport Pellet (ASP) air rifle delivers down-range power and accuracy with the lightest cocking effort in its class.

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Features

  • ASP MatchLite¬ģ trigger – adjustable, ultra-smooth
  • GlideLite‚ĄĘ cocking mechanism – cocks at 33lbs vs standard 48-52lbs
  • Exceptional accuracy via SIG breech-locking system
  • Ambidextrous safety located outside the trigger guard

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Velocity vs. Muzzle Energy

Powered by a gas piston, the .177 caliber ASP20 break barrel air rifle delivers 20 foot-pounds (ft-lbs) of energy with muzzle velocity of 1021 feet per second (fps) using a 8.64 grain lead pellet. The .22 caliber delivers 23 ft-lbs of energy and a muzzle velocity of 841 fps with a 14.65 grain lead pellet.

The .177 caliber ASP20 break barrel air rifle is ideal for hunting small game such as squirrels, crows and rodents while the .22 caliber model is well suited for hunting slightly larger animals such as woodchucks and groundhogs. The ASP20 has a SIG SAUER rifled steel barrel and is available with either a synthetic or wood stock.¬† The SIG SAUER Whiskey3 ASP 4-12×44 Adjustable Objective (AO) riflescope, designed to handle the extreme bi-directional recoil of air rifles, will also be available for the ASP20 in May 2018.

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MSRP:

.177 Wood Stock, Suppressor               $489.99

.22 Wood Stock, Suppressor                 $489.99

.177 Synthetic Stock, Suppressor          $399.99

.22 Synthetic Stock, Suppressor            $399.99

Whiskey3 ASP 4-12×44 AO riflescope¬†¬†¬† $359.99

For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit www.sigsauerasp.com

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