Crosman Recruit Air Rifle with Scope

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Manufacturer Description

Introducing the Recruit! Based on our tried and true 66 platform the Recruit features an adjustable stock for folks from 4 to 6 feet tall. This allows for a customizable length of pull for the individual shooter. It also allows young shooters to grow with the gun. The Recruit is available in .177 caliber and has velocities up to 680 fps. It works with both BBs and pellets.

Adjustable Stock Air Rifle
Adaptability: Adjusts to fit shooters from 4'4" to 6' tall
Variable pump power control
Variable pump power control
Fast loading 5-shot pellet clip
Fast loading 5-shot pellet clip

Product Specifications

  • Model Number: RCT525X
  • Pellet Velocity: Up to 645 fps
  • BB Velocity: Up to 680 fps
  • Weight: 2.93 lbs
  • Length: 39 in
  • Mechanism: Bolt Action
  • Power Source: Variable Pump
  • Caliber: .177
  • Ammunition: Pellets/BBs
  • Pellet Capacity: 5 Shot Clip
  • BB Reservoir: 200
  • Barrel: Smooth
  • Front Sight: Fiber Optic
  • Rear Sight: Windage and Elevation Adjustable
  • Optics Rail: 3/8" Dovetail
  • Optics: 4x15 scope
  • Safety: Cross-bolt
  • Stock: Synthetic
Variable Pump CO2 Break Barrel Pre-charged Pneumatic

Powerplant Benefits

Variable Pump CO2 Break Barrel Pre-charged Pneumatic (PCP)
POWER SOURCE 3-10 strokes of an on-board lever to compress air 12-gram cartridge Spring or piston cocked by a lever (barrel) On-board high pressure reservoir
FILLING METHOD None, self contained Insertion of CO2 cartridge None, self contained Use of high pressure tank or pump to fill on-board reservoir
VELOCITY * Up to 700 fps Up to 780 fps Up to 1400 fps Up to 1100 fps
NUMBER OF SHOTS Unlimited (must be pumped for each shot) 40 - 60, varies on rapidity of trigger pull Unlimited (must be cocked for each shot) 15 - 35 (varies with caliber)
USES Target Shooting Plinking Pest Control Target Shooting Plinking Target Shooting Plinking Pest Control Small Game Hunting Target Shooting Plinking Pest Control Small Game Hunting Large Game Hunting
EFFECTIVE RANGE ** 15 yards
Variable Pump - 15 yard range
20 yards
CO2 - 20 yard range
35 yards
Break Barrel - 35 yard range
60 yards
PCP - 60 yard range
COST $40 - $200 ($ - $$) $80 - $130 ($ - $$) $100 - $300 ($ - $$$) $250 - $600 ($$ - $$$$)
ADVANTAGES Velocity is variable based on number of strokes Convenient, accurate Self-contained, accurate Powerful, consistent, superbly accurate
DISADVANTAGES Must be pumped up for every shot Performance can vary with temperature (70 degrees is optimum) Requires practice to shoot at highest accuracy External fill source required
* Velocities based on alloy ammunition
** Accuracy is determined by ballistics and shooter ability
Target Shooting Target Shooting
Plinking Plinking
Pest Control Pest Control
Small Game Hunting Small Game Hunting
Large Game Hunting Predator Hunting

Ammunition - BB Ammunition - .177 Pellet Ammunition - .22 Pellet Ammunition - .25 Pellet

Choosing a Caliber

BB .177 .22 .25
Material Copper coated steel Lead (lead-free consist of plastic and/or zinc) Lead (lead-free consist of plastic and/or zinc) Lead
Weight (grains) 5.2 7.9 or 10.5 14.3 27.9
Energy (@ muzzle) 4 FPE @ 600 FPS 17.5 FPE @ 1000 FPS 20.3 FPE @ 800 FPS 42 FPE @ 825 FPS
Shapes Spherical Wadcutter, domed, pointed, hollow point, destroyer Domed, hollow point, pointed, destroyer Domed, destroyer
Uses Plinking Targets, plinking, pest control Targets, plinking, pest control, small game hunting Pest control, small & medium game hunting
Advantages Less expensive than pellets Fast, flat trajectory ideal for targets Ideal for both targets and small game Hard hitting hunting round; conservative on air
Disadvantages Ricochet if fired at a hard surface Weight limits hunting to pests, small game Not heavy enough for larger small game species, predators Limited shapes available

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