First Impressions: Crosman Challenger Flag Edition Air Rifle

posted on April 15, 2024
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Your favorite competition-ready air rifle, the Crosman Challenger, just got a little more patriotic with a special edition of the popular Challenger PCP air rifle emblazoned with the American flag. The custom patriotic stock finish is applied using the hydro dip technique and combines elements of Old Glory with images of the script “We The People” from the U.S. Constitution.

The U.S.-made Challenger is purpose-built for competition, and it's already the official choice of all U.S. Military JROTC program sharpshooters. Originally released in 2022, the .177-cal. Challenger was designed specifically for three-position sporter class competition. Long known for its pinpoint accuracy, the Challenger's fully adjustable stock can fit any size competitor, and the side lever swaps from side to side to accommodate both left- and right-handed shooters.

The Challenger boasts a Lothar Walther match barrel that stays consistent for up to 350 or more shots due to its built-in regulator and the 3,000 PSI under-barrel air reservoir. Crosman Diopter Sights have micro-click adjustments to help shooters precisely dial in, and the front aperture sight is protected with a hood.

"We take immense pride in building the Crosman Challenger right here in Bloomfield, New York,” said Sr. Product Manager Phillip Guadalupe. “The Flag Edition serves as a powerful symbol of our commitment to quality, innovation, and American craftsmanship.” MSRP $899l




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