Product Preview: SIG Sauer ASP20 Air Rifle

posted on January 9, 2019

A suppressed, single-shot, break-barrel air rifle ideal for hunting small to medium game, the ASP20 (starting at $349) makes its debut as the first SIG Sauer airgun built in the U.S.A. Available in either .177 or .22 cal. with the option of a wood or synthetic stock, it features a two-stage adjustable trigger with eight different pull weights between 2 lbs., 8 ozs., and 4 lbs. The ASP20 requires only 33-35 lbs. of force to cock, measures 45.6” long and weighs 8 lbs., 8 ozs. Picatinny rail atop the air rifle allows for the mounting of a scope. For more on this air rifle, please visit


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