But living in a costal area might. What is the max distance to kill a rabbit with a head shot with this rifle? How can that be? Post Jun 11, 2014 #2 2014-06-11T15:59. It was their advice, not mine, that you not shoot round balls in your 2260 for the reasons stated. The trigger isnt bad at all pulls better than my silver streak. The Mendoza sight will also fit and is half the price. Item comes in various specifications. You put a drop of it on the tip of each new powerlet, and it gets blown through the valve where it lubricates every seal it contacts. accurate with more penetration than I expected. Did I say the stock? I didnt tighten them up much b4. Expect groups in the 1.5 to 2-inch range with a scope. Things I liked: C02 ,Light weight,Quiet when fired,velocity.Wood stock ,made in U.S. 4. I am saving money for a walther p99 QA firearm. And they are inexpensive. What others should know: Velocities are consistent and in my opinion sufficiently high. Also, I suspect you are not aware of the Benjamin Marauder or the Benjamin Discovery yet. what would you say about me getting a BENJAMIN AS392T? Is that because your old 160 doesn’t have 11mm dovetail groves cut in the top of the receiver? Go back and read all your reviews for all the same gun(s) look at how your own reviews change..Reminder what you said about this gun in your FIRST review>>very elegant and well built. Both are fine PCPs that challenge European guns. Im looking the get one of this rifles,what is the difference between thr cr 2260 and 2260SE.also can you used two 12 grams on it,can it be upgrade to accept twoo instead of 1.thank you. the “Backpacker” as they call it…its a pump version of the 2250B…i’d perfer to 2250B but since None of the stores around here have one and because it goes above our FPS limit i can’t order one. But it is a very good rifle. Very nice upgrade. The tank hanging out of the BENJAMIN AS392T is also another one of my concerns. Is a tack driver at 20yds. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Crosman Custom Fiber Optic Front Sight - Fits 2240 2250 2260 2289 760 (1322's 1377's with longer barrels) at Amazon.com. Take the RWS Diana Schütze, for example. What others should know: I looked everywhere for custom stocks for the 2260, and the only ones available were $300+, a little high in my mind for an $80 airgun, so I came up with my own. Airgun safety is no accident. has written (over 1,000 articles now). Those predator and crows look like they can do alot of damage. Things I liked: Very Lite weight. Oh, remember I wrote about the quest 800x that I ordered from pyramid air. 5. You can call Crosman customer service at 1-800-7AIRGUN (724-7486). The scope that came with the rifle fell apart. Do you have any thoughts on this issue specifically or the quality of the gun in general? You never mention what "farther" means, so I don't know how far you are talking about. writes a new article every day, Monday-Friday. /blog//. If you have a 2260 with a steel receiver that has dovetail grooves, this sight will attach to them. easy to cock and load. Crosman doesn’t list a 2289 pneumatic on their site, so perhaps it’s a Canadian only product? Another thing. Things I would have changed: Since my last review I have changed out the gas valve and replaced it with a Boss valve and replaced the plastic breech with a steel breech. Things I would have changed: Nothing! I like it but it does seem rather loud to me. I have to tighten it with a screwdriver to puncture the 12 gram co2 and then undo it to change it since it is very hard to get any kind of decent grip on it. Since the distance is so close, the Predators should work fine for you. The trigger breaks clean with little creep and is not too heavy or too light. Pre-order. Things I liked: Everything, except out of the two I bought a year ago on one of them the stock was not cut straight. Receive 10% off your next order when you sign up for PyramydAir.com emails. My question is, how hard is it to change the plastic breech to the steel one available from crosman? One more question. when you put a scope on this gun dont use anything more powerfull than a 3-9x32 scope i had a 3-9x50 on it and it was just to powerfull and moved around alot because of how big it was. It's possibly the best gun as far as simplicity of design and operation. I have killed pigeons but that is the max for this gun. My Dad bought this rifle around two years ago with a cheap 4x20 scope for just under £150. None of the aftermarket upgrades had written directions but even so, I believe that this valve gave the gun the most noticeable power. This stuff is absolutely essential to the good health of gas guns, so never be without it! Things I liked: Very Lightweight and super quiet. Is this something I can do reasonably easily, or would you advise my carrying the rifle to a gunsmith? Things I liked: The 2260 has been the standard setter for .22 CO2 rifles for many years. Crosman has made other.22s and they’ve made loads of CO2 rifles, but there doesn’t seem to be a.22 CO2 rifle that fits in between the 160 and the 2260. You must be 18 years or older to buy any air gun or air rifle in our store. I have shot 500-600 pellets through it and have yet to have a flier. How long? I had a 160 back in the early 70's, and there were many squirrels, rabbits, and woodchucks that had fatal encounters with it! Thank you. There is also an active conversation taking place now between airgunners like yourself under the current article (B.B. Things I liked: Crosman has perfected CO2 usage to the extent that they are extremely reliable and affordable by most of us. Why do you write so many reviews for the same gun? Those were the only guys i could get my hands on from local stores. The Crosman 2260 has plastic parts the TF 78 doesn’t have. The metal breech makes the Crosman 2260 scopeable. One of the best Crosman air guns for … It may not have a lot of fancy do-dads on it, but it will perform right up with the best of'em. The rear sight is a little too close to the eye. .22 caliber single shot, C02 Wood Stock Crosman discontinued this model for a time but recently made a limited run Velocity up to 600 fps. No leaks, if you treat it decent. Oh! The 2260 is identical to the 2260SE. I’m looking to do some pest elimination. light, most accurate air rifle I ever shot. Yes for the steel receiver that has them. The wheel on the top of the scope flew off and hit me in the head. I don’t own a 2260 but from all I’ve read, jsb predators have been somewhat accurate, in some guns at very close ranges (20 feet and less). A Beeman Sport Apertire sight will fit the rear of the 2260 receiver, but the receiver is made of plastic, so the sight won’t be as tight as most shooters would like. Would they stop the Delivery truck from Bringing the pellet rifle here and would they Require just my signature for the Rifle or some kind of Fire arms Acusition Certificate? Two things bothered me when I got my 2260. Just got my steel breech upgrade done! This lightweight gun is easy to cock, making it ideal for all-day shooting and eliminating very small rodents. CO2 is constantly evaporating to gas, so you may get 20 shots from CO2 and three from air in the same gun. What others should know: The Crosman 2260 is a great looking air rifle. Before I answered your question about shooting round balls in a 2260, I contacted tech support at crosman. and i saw in a Previous quote that this Rifle can kill a full sized Rabit. It's a great beginners rifle for the youngster who is just starting out in the shooting sports. Thank you for your help. kinda interested, but if the 2260 is a better chap, i’ll stick to this one. Great value for the money. over all the gun is amazing for the price you pay. So the power of PCPs is achieved mostly by higher pressure. Unfortunately there are no LPA MIM rear sights. i have also seen the daisy 22sg, does anyone have both or tried that gun? Sometimes the very tight groups will hit right on the croshairs but usually not. Things I liked: I got one of these a few years back. Today I got a benjamin Discovery and was looking at it thinking the thing looked very familiar. Read customer reviews on Crosman 2260 - Page 2. This is a Crosman product, not a Pyramyd Air product, so you really need to ask them about what comes with the breech. This rifle has a lot of the features of rifles that are a good deal more expensive. I have two questions1. Get this rifle, modify the rear sight (easy to make a new sight plate) and start sending lead down range! Thanks for your patients. I dont know why but if i give the cartridge time to warm it i can shoot clip after clip after clip after clip after clip…. https://www.pyramydair.com/a/Ammo/Airgun_pellets/384/pt_6. Copyright © 1999-21 PyramydAir.com. I love the idea of just being able to stay prone and load the rifle without extra work. The rifle you really want is an AirForce Talon, but it is much more expensive. I was standing about 2 yards back when i took the shots. From the standpoint of performance, the 2260 is well ahead of the 160. Important information regarding the Crosman 2240 straight from the factory no modifications yet but we will fire the gun! I'd trust this gun with my life> Now its a cheap trainer with no guts? did and article on the Daisy 22SG. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. The ease of shooting (compared to a spring powered airgun) and the good trigger allows for consistent accuracy. What others should know: You can buy a steel breech from Crosman's website for $29. Or it could be converted to run on bulk CO2 for a lot less. Things I liked: This gun right out of the box with open sights was hitting pop cans at 25yds. A PCP can operate and any pressure it is made for. Im going to order one online however i need it to be shiped to canada. You need to get on the Crosman Forum and start reading what people are doing with this rifle: Have you ever used a techforce 78? I was wondering if the Crosman 2260 was adequate for head shots on turkey at close range )10-20 yards),I am unable to cock a spring piston gun and was hoping this would allow me to get back into hunting which I miss so very much. Variations were within 4 FPS for each pellet. maybe put some checkering on the stock and forearm, to make it look even better looking and more appealing. And of course it comes with the scope. You seem to be the expert on this subject, maybe you can help me. Also would you please let me know what your experience was with Crosmwn. The difference is in the details. It's easy to use, and watch their face when they start punching holes in the bullseye....In my opinion It's a great value for the price. thanks very much. What others should know: Nice design for the price. I am currently in a Police Officer Reserve Academy. Anytime an airgun has to shoot both BBs and pellets (which are different sizes) it is less than accurate. If your looking for a quick load and fire rifle look at the BENJAMIN AS392T, CROSMAN 2250XT, or the CROSMAN 1077 AS. It has a manual safety, and the trigger is for sporting use, which means a heavier pull. Out of Stock. Excellent quality for the money! I read Improving accuracy with a spring-piston airgun. how quiet would you rate it? Metal breech instead of plastic. The tradeoff is fewer shots with air. I have looked and looked and cannot find what he wants. This gun does not like heavier pellets (like 18gr+). Is the 2260 limited to a scope such as BB suggests? This little rifle in .22 has enough power to push a 14.3 grain hollow point 25 yards with plenty of accuracy. I plan on scoping whatever I purchase. gun is great for precision shooting at 10 meters, lightweight, easy to cock and load. They look like the champion fireballs. The new 2260 does 600 f.p.s. /blog/2005/11/is-your-airgun-barrel-really-clean/, /blog/2006/1/cleaning-airgun-barrels-the-stuff-you-need-to-know/. I wish I had the money for a talon. Keep the post centered and you'll hit your target. B.B. I;m getting better it, but i dont feel very confident with it. All Rights Reserved. This picture was taken right in front of the window. But a good spring gun is quieter than either of your choices. tomorrow. I’m also having problems getting it to group tightly. Okay, you’ve been very patient – to the point that you think I forgot all about you and your favorite air rifle. What do you have that’s so loud? Also what a good american made airguns besides Sheridan/Benjamin. Those other models are not available. What’s really strange is that I can put 2 shots in a row through the same hole but then start getting fliers. It’s a 12-shot repeating CO2 pellet rifle that will group all shots on a dime at 20 yards. The diameter of the aperture is a little large for shooting at targets the size of a squirrel head, but it makes for quick sighting and shooting. The Crosman 2260 air rifle is very popular with airgunners who like to modify their airguns. https://www.pyramydair.com/s/a/Crosman_Precision_Sight_Set_Globe_Front_sight_w_Insert_Rear_Diopter_Sight/608. Powered by CO2, Crosman's .22 caliber 2260 rifle has power to spare! It should fit. 2 Crosman Vantage NP – Best Affordable Crosman Air Gun. I like the co2 idea. i’m not sure if i should bust out another Benjamin for that lil gun, but i’ll test it out. Iron sights need to be fiber optic or painted, What others should know: This is a backpack gun with one screw and the safety it comes apart. It will take blue jays out to 35-40 yards with no problem at all. the scope moves all over the place and the screw strip out with little effort. The first time it may seem challenging, but once you see how straightforward it is, you'll be glad you tried it. DannyDoo once again….i can’t buy the 2260…huge disapointment…but could i be satisfied with the 2289? The Crosman 1077 air rifle is a traditional, sporter design that has a distinctive look compared to the numerous, tactical “black rifles” that are so common nowadays. "Drop like a rock" is an interesting phrase. Crosman Wadcutters are a good choice, as are Benjamin Sheridan Diabolos. I don’t know tha answer to any of that. In those places, everything rusts. I have stored my 2240, the pistol version of the 2260, with CO2 for two years. The Crosman Rabbitstopper 2260 air rifle is a single shot, bolt action, .22 calibre C02 powered rifle manufactured in the States and predominantly aimed at the youth market. What others should know: Very accurate, great gun for the price I cant believe this gun doesnt cost more! It has the power and accuracy of some of the more expensive CO2 sporters at 2/3 the cost. Its very quiet. Things I liked: Light weight, Power, Multi shots with the co2 cyclinder, accurate, wood stock, very well made. Things I would have changed: If perhaps a magazine could be added for breech to cock bolt and a pellet chambers auto,Would be nice,Otherwise ,nothing .Great feel and mechanical ,Easy to use. I’m sorry i’m all over your blogs. I’ve used them in a 1377 converted to .22 caliber. sighted in at 10yds and the cross hairs hit the same out to 30 then at 40 yds i had to aim one mil high and at 50 yds 2 mil high. PyramydAir.com uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. It as if I had a different rifle. The 2260 is a 12 foot-pound rifle. The rear sight is adjustable to a peep or a open sight and is adjustable. It comes in 22 .cal. This is a great place to share your airgun experiences, ask questions and answers other airgunners questions. Crosman has made other .22s and they’ve made loads of CO2 rifles, but there doesn’t seem to be a.22 CO2 rifle that fits in between the 160 and the 2260. There’s no recoil and no need for a scope stop. Thanks for answering my question, the reason im looking at this one is that you don't got to pump it after every shot. For greater power, use heavier pellets. My old multi pump is worn out and doesn’t have the power or accuracy it used to. Things I would have changed: The plastic breech, just do away with the plastic breech and make them all with the steel breech! I wont scatter them all over your blogs anymore . and boy, this gun can shoooot! Really, the peep sight is pretty bad. the jsb predators are nasty hard hitting pellets, but they can’t even fly strait! 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