Crosman 1377 American Classic Third variant pellet only w/brass bolt action 1999-2012 [ 177cal ] Reviews



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Reviewer: Guest
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The only thing negative I have to say about this pistol is that it must pumped to the maximum in order to achieve consistent accurate shots. Everything works as advertised but it is a pistol and will never be as accurate as a rifle. I am happy with it and especially pleased I don’t have to waste money on buying any CO2 cartridges! Keep a light film of oil on the metal parts to prevent rust from forming.


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Reviewer: Tommy Strong
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I get a lot of good shooting with this inexpensive pellet gun.Since living in the city make shooting illegal, I can keep it indoors in the basement.I did send it out to Airgunsmith to have some work done to the gun, flat-top piston and valve with some trigger work, cutting the pumping in half to 3 or 4 pumps instead of 6 or 8 and worked the trigger in to nice smooth pull. The guns are surprisingly accurate but a little off balance and front heavy. To be honest that’s all I have to mention about the gun, no frills no bells and whistles just a basic pellet gun that shoots and shoots and shoots with the ability to hit the bulls eye shot after shot.

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Reviewer: Thx1326
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I have both a 1377 and just picked up a 1322. Both guns are outstanding values and a joy to shoot.

I am trying to fit a NcStar DLRB40R Red Dot / Laser site to the 1322. It will NOT fit on the 459MT mounts. Does anyone have a part # of what I need to mount the site on the 1322 without modifying the gun? Email me at: thx1326@swbell.net if you have a solution.

Thanks in advance.

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Reviewer: Spidermonkey
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The 1377c is a great pistol for plinking and target shooting. Works well indoors and out with the variable pump power. It is also very lingh weight well under two pounds stock which is lighter than the airpistols professional 10m target shooters use. I like to use it one hand standing also for 10m shooting practice. I find the 1377 to out shoot my Avanti 747 which costs 3 times more. And the 1377 is one 1 pound lighter so I can shoot 60 to 100 shots without stress. With home made custom target grips, this 1377 can out shoot a lot of higher price pistols.

I found that after a smoothing of some trigger parts and installing a delrin washer, the trigger lets of smoother for a big improvement in accuracy when shooting offhand. Also, I made a custom target grip with palm rest, and now this pistol fits like a glove. And best part is, I can use the grips on other crosman pistols if needed. I plan to install a steel breach, target notch sight, and a metal flat top piston to add some weight to this light pistol. 4 pumps for 10m works best, and 8 pumps to shoot 18 yards at steel targets for optimal accuracy.

The design and durability of the 1377 speaks for itself. It has been around many years, and has a great following as well as many custom parts and modifications. It is a great foundation for a custom pistol.

The only issue I have is the barrel gets grimy often, and needs a swabing every 60 to 80 shots.

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Reviewer: Werewolf
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I had the first one of these that came out in the 1970s and recently bought a new one for 34.95. I like the bolt action on the new one otherwise it is the same gun as I had over 30 years ago. It’s a powerful air pistol with 10 pumps and with 2 pumps, it is safe to shoot into a pellet trap in the basement. It’s barrel heavy so it requires a two hand hold with the left hand well forward to shoot with accuracy but that is the only fault I find with it. This gun really deserves a set of wood grips and stock but for 35 bucks, it’s a bargain and works just fine as is.

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Reviewer: Jimmy
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I purchased a Remanufactured 1377C for 36.00. Changed the Grips and Pumper with RB Grips. Shoots a nice group, but 2 inched high at 15 yards.

I sanded the plastic rear sight. Took a 1/32 inch off the bottom and thinned down the front plastic blade in half and got the baby dead on with dime size groups. Could probably do better, but my 70 year old eyes are getting a bit fuzzy.

The trigger was a bit stiff, so I buffed everything a bit an compressed the main trigger spring some. I shoots very crisp and light.

This baby shoots better than my 2300S. I found Crosman Wad Cutters at about 4 pumps does the best job.

I am not going to change anything else. It’s a keeper.

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Reviewer: George
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After polishing the trigger related points on my 1377, I assembled it and saw that the sear spring will rub on its guide unless rotated to a non-interfering position. After positioning the spring, the trigger is as smooth as silk.

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Reviewer: jim holland
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Nice, sleek looking gun. Pretty well made, but the plastic pump handle en grips look horribly cheap. I painted the pump handle matt black and ordered new grips: looks al lot better. Out of the blister pack the barrel was loose; had to fasten it. The gun was easy to zero in.

I’m not too happy about the trigger; feels scratchy and I have the impression that the trigger pull changes when I handle the gun for some time; maybe the warmth from my hand. This way it teaches me to really squeeze the trigger, though.

Because of the long barrel the balance is not perfect, maybe I should add some weight to the grip.

Overall a nice looking gun for a good price with variable power and no CO2.

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Reviewer: Bill New York
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A close friend pulled me aside and told me he got a 1377c. I figured I’d look around the net and see if I could learn a little about this Pistol. WOW this is perhaps the pistol with the most after market parts and upgrades going. I love that. I ran out and picked one up. After pumping it 10 time and shooting it once, I really do like it even though it’s multi pump . It’s light and despite it’s long barrel and pump handle it has a nice balanced feel. It is also very easy to pump, much easier than I remember as a kid. This pistol has a wonderfully thin body when sighting down the barrel. The latest design cocking handle / bolt assembly is very attractive and functional. It comes with an “adjustable” rear sight which amounts to loosening a screw on the top of the barrel and manually pivoting the whole sight assembly left and right for windage. This seems to have a slight affect on the elevation “adjustment” which again you loosen a small screw on th rear of the sight assembly and slide the blade up and down. The rear blade can be flipped 180 degrees to use the other end as a peep sight. It has a nice manual safety that’s easily disengaged. All in all a pleasant surprise with good power.

Now for the bad:

This thing has a horrid trigger but with a little work and a new #4 spring and nylon guide and a front spring to take out the slack. I slimmed the profile of the sear to reduce metal on metal contact and polished everything… it’s now decent.

The rear sight assembly cheap and crude. It is a pain to sight this pistol in and I have managed to partially strip the blade screw hole an easy upgrade though.

The pump handle makes a annoying clap, clap, clap as you pump it. I remember that from when I was a kid and I hate it!

Bottom Line:

If you don’t mind 10 pumps a shot, or perhaps 3 for indoor shooting,want an excellent price to power ratio, very good accuracy and available upgrades then this may be your pistol. All things considered, this makes for a winning combination as a beginners pistol or a starting platform for your own creation.

Fixes / Modifications:

* TRIGGER MOD 2: I found a picture on the web from an older Crosman pistol that had an adjustable trigger weight assembly. I pulled out my Hillbilly lathe (Drill in a vice)and drill press Dremel with a level strapped on it and was able to reproduce Using solid round aluminum stock, 4-40 threaded rod a knurled nut and a shorter spring and 3 set screws. Ask and I’ll take some Pix and email to requesters

* REAR SIGHT MOD:

the wood screw finally stripped out the hole in the plastic block. Again I used tiny threaded rod permanently affixed through the stripped hole put the sight blade back on and used a tiny knurled nut to loosen an tighten. (Both found on a Ink tip for a Staedtler Compass)I also filled the hollow of the rear sight with flat aluminum stock then Tapped a 4-40 set screw to keep the windage true if bumped.

FRONT SIGHT POST MOD:

I had some fiber-optic sight stock so I filed the front sight post with a mini round file to create a groove to cradle a piece of fiber-optic stock. I filed the end (facing the rear site) to a small rectangle. now it’s much easier to line up the sights.

PUMP CLAP, CLAP, CLAP MOD:

I reduced the annoying Clap, Clap, Clap of the pump handle by filling the handle with weather stripping and adding a thin rubber pad to the bottom of the chamber. Now extremely quiet.

I now shoot this pistol the most (I have 6 including a 10 meter competition) and really do enjoy it.

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Reviewer: Western_Shooter
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Picked up my first Pump Gun a couple of weeks ago. The Crosman 1377C. Sucker was dead on out of the blister pack with Crosman Wadcutters. After reading some the comments about this gun, I decided to upgrade. Added 1399 Shoulder Stock, Crosman Steel Breach Kit & a BSA RGB sight. Total time spent on installation: 30 minutes. The scope was 2 clicks right & one click down, out of the box. Gun shoots 1″ groups @ 30′ on 3 pumps. Now I can practice in the back yard. Wife won’t let me shoot indoors.