Where Can I Buy BB Guns In South Africa

What is a BB Gun?

A BB gun is a type of air gun designed to shoot metallic spherical projectiles called BBs, which are approximately the same size as BB-size lead birdshots used in shotguns.

Where Can I Buy BB Guns In South Africa

Air Rifle Mega Store

Address: 63 1st Rd Bredell, Pomona AH, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 76 133 1940

Pelletguns Online

Address: 24 Linda St, Constantia Kloof, Roodepoort, 1709, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 82 949 9154


Address: 6B Kirschner Rd, Norton’s Home Estates, Benoni, 1501, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 82 874 9989

Airsoft HQ

Address: 14 Granville Ave, Lea Glen, Randburg, 1709, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4 pm

Phone: +27 62 679 6921

Is a BB gun legal in South Africa?

Any airgun that exceeds both the 5.6mm calibre and muzzle energy of 8 joules / 6 foot pounds is classified as a firearm in South Africa and in terms of the FCA a firearms licence is required to own and operate such. Hereinafter referred to as a “LCA – Large Calibre Airgun” class airgun.

Can you shoot a BB gun in your backyard in South Africa?

It should be remembered though that it is illegal to shoot airguns in your yard if you live in a built-up suburb.

You may shoot your airgun on your property if you live in a rural area with no close neighbours. However, all safety procedures must be adhered to and all the offences listed in the FCA still apply.

Can I carry a blank gun in South Africa?

According to the Explosives Act, the end user does not require any licence or permit to purchase or carry blank and pepper cartridges. End users must produce a valid ID upon purchase of ammunition. Blank guns are excluded from the Firearms Control Act.

What are the rules for guns in South Africa?

It is a crime to have in your possession a firearm unless you hold, for that firearm, a current licence, permit or authorisation.

If you know of the existence of a firearm (or ammunition) in the possession of someone else, unlawfully, you must report this to a police official without delay.