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Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope

Item # 703443
Customer Rating:

Key Features

  • Surprisingly powerful and light

  • Fires up to 1200 fps

  • Single-shot, break-action

  • Spring-powered design needs no CO2

  • Includes 4x32mm scope


Our Price   $124.99

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Product Description
crosman Surprisingly powerful and featuring a handsome hardwood ambidextrous stock, the Optimus from Crosman can shoot .177-calibur pellets up to 1200 fps. This a single-shot, break-action, spring-powered design doesn't need CO2 cartridges. Comes with both a 4x32mm scope and micro-adjustable fiber-optic sights.
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Specifications
Caliber .177
Action Break Barrel
Power Spring Piston
Capacity Single Shot
Total Length 45"
Barrel Length 18.63"
Weight 6.32 lbs.
Velocity 1200 fps

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Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High velocity (5)
  • Accurate (3)
  • Easy to load (3)
  • Looks cool (3)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (3)

Best Uses

  • Target shooting (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 5 customers

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best air rifle I've ever owned

By Super Sportsman 33

from New York

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy To Load
  • Great Seals
  • High Velocity
  • Powerful

Cons

  • Heavy / Bulky

Best Uses

  • Long Range Shooting
  • Practice
  • Small Game Hunting
  • Target Shooting

Comments about Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope:

The Crosman Optimus is the most reliable air rifle I have ever had. It works excellently for target shooting, learning the basics for shooting, hunting, pest control, and what ever you may need if for. Just the other day I took out a woodchuck at 53 yards with one shot. I have no doubt in its capabilities to take out "larger" small game (woodchucks, foxes...). However, i wasn't using the scope that came with the gun, the scope that comes with the gun is reliable and has a nice field of view and rectiles, but breaks to easily for hard use. My only other flaw with the rifle is that it is heavy and difficult to hold after a while, but for target shooting on a rest it is superb. i found after experimenting with various pellets, that the .177 Winchester Round Nose Pellets shoot consistent patterns of less than 1/2 in. at 20 yds. and less than 1 in. at 40 yds. It is the best thing you can buy for a new or experienced hunter, you wont be disapointed.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great quality for the price!

By JoeLoRunner

from Brainerd MN

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • High Velocity
  • Looks Cool
  • Nice scope

Cons

  • Hard to reload
  • Heavy / Bulky

Best Uses

    Comments about Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope:

    Great gun for the price, Scope is metal not plastic, Need to be strong to use break action- not for wimps.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Nice starter rifle

    By Flying tiger

    from Indianapolis, IN

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy To Load
    • Great Seals
    • High Velocity
    • Looks Cool

    Cons

    • Heavy / Bulky

    Best Uses

    • Target Shooting

    Comments about Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope:

    I am teaching my grandson how to use a rifle.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good Value

    By Big Pellet

    from La Crosse, WI

    About Me Recreational User

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Easy To Load
    • High Velocity
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Scope/Sight Is Off

    Best Uses

    • Backyard
    • Target Shooting

    Comments about Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope:

    I bought this air rifle after some research, for use in squirrel hunting as .22LR ammo is pretty hard to find right now. This is my 2 pence... The rifle is of decent quality for the price. The "iron sites" are poor, made entirely of flimsy plastic and do not hold zero. I mounted the scope and found it to be ok. It has a lensing effect, but holds a zero fine. The first shot from it was very loud, but after a 50 shot break in period, it is not bad. The buttstock pad is not confortable as it has a point, which is easy to fix by replacing or modifying it. Groupings are a inch at 50 feet(after break in period). Overal, I think it is a decent air rifle for the price.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    Good and Bad

    By Rodney

    from Thomasville, Ga.

    About Me Recreational User

    Pros

    • High Velocity
    • Looks Cool

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backyard
      • Practice
      • Target Shooting

      Comments about Crosman Optimus .177 Air Rifle with Scope:

      The time between trigger squeeze and firing is frustrating, I find this makes it more difficult to hold the target. You have to be careful if you change from this air rifle to a high-powered rifle (that has a normal trigger action)to avoid a seemingly pre-mature discharge.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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