Find out about the different guns you can shoot. Air Guns Air guns can be powered by Spring Pistons, Gas Pistons, Pneumatic and C02. Airsoft & BB Airsoft guns derive their power from spring powered pistons, compressed gas powered pistons or pistons driven by an electric motor, known as Automatic Electric Guns or AEG’s. Pistols / Handguns A handgun is a firearm designed to be handheld, in either one or both hands. Rifles A rifle is a firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder. Rifles get their name from the helical grooves inside the barrel which is known as rifling. Shotguns Shotguns come in a variety of bore sizes and can fire various projectiles, most common in the UK are birdshot, buckshot and solid slug. Other Find out more about antique firearms, paintball markers and deactivated firearms.