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txt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Unique Air Gun for Shotgunners and Rifle Enthusiasts Alike
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Apr. 4, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GAMO USA, introduces a truly unique air gun - the Viper Express sets a new standard as the producing the first spring air-powered shotgun. It creates new opportunities for hunting with performance airguns. "The Viper Express is an air-powered shotgun rifle combination intended primarily for shooting a load of No. 9 shot and can also shoot a standard .22 caliber lead pellets by loading them into the breech with a special chamber adapter," Lou Riley, Chief Operating Officer (COO) for GAMO, said. "The Viper Express provides hours of fun compared to contemporary air guns, the shotgun/rifle combination will provide rifle enthusiast new opportunities for hunting with performance air guns." The Viper Express is built on a proven GAMO 1000 power plant for maxium velocity and performance. It measures 43 1/2 inches overall length and weighs a well-proportional 5 1/2 pounds. Designed with 17 3/4 inch smoothbore steel barrel, ventilated rib, and complete with a front-bead sight. The all weather synthetic stock is comfortable and includes; soft rubber checkering insert on hand gribs and forearm, dual raised ambidextrous cheek pads, and thick rubber buttpad to absorb recoil. GAMO USA is including a 25 count box of EXP20 .22 caliber shotshells with the purchase of the Viper Express. The shells are made of black plastic and each contains approximately 20 of the No. 9 lead shot with a combined weight of 17 grains. The patented shotshell design does not utilize traditional gun powder or firing primer for shooting. This air-powered shot gun can launch the load of No. 9 shot with sufficient force to penetrate over 1/8 inch of 200 pound compressed posterboard at more than 10 yards. At 10 yards, each shotshell is capable of producing a pattern approximately 12 inches wide. The combination of power and pattern makes the Viper Express superb for dispatching rats, mice, and other small varmints at distances up to about 15 yards. Small game birds can also be brought down at short range with this air-powered shotgun. When inserting special chamber adapter into the breech end of the barrel it can also shoot .22 caliber match pellets and you're shooting at a sizzling 750 feet per second, plenty of power for varmint hunting, small game, and target shooting. GAMO is steeped in history and dates back to the late 1880s when the company was known as Antonio Casas, S.A. They began manufacturing a variety of lead products in Barcelona, Spain and years later expanded to specializing in highquality airgun pellets for the European market. With their expansion, they formed a new company - Industrias El GAMO - and began manufacturing highquality performance airguns. The products quickly became popular all over Europe. Today, GAMO uses the latest state-of-the art technology and superior quality control provides the latest advancement of precision airgun rifles. GAMO is currently offering a specially-priced Viper Express which can be purchased by calling toll free at 1-800-276-6679 and can be ordered online at www.airgunblast.com. To learn more about other GAMO USA products and accessories, visit: http://www.gamousa.com. Send2Press(R) is the originating wire service for this story www.Send2Press.com NEWS SOURCE: GAMO USA # # #
2007-04-0404-001.txt /END/ MEDIA CONTACT(S): [ not for publication online or in print ] Lou Riley of GAMO USA +1-954-302-1077 info @ gamousa.com
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