crosman 101 question



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michigun69

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crosman 101 question
« on: January 17, 2012, 11:29:52 PM »
Hello everyone, just joined the forum. I have run across a crosman model 101, saw it hanging on the wall did not have a chance to examine it much at all, but i am wondering what i might be in for. What is the value of an 101, from parts gun to fully functional condition, it has standard wear and tear for a 50+ year old gun. Also, how difficult will it be to fix if it happens to be on the low end of the spectrum in condition, availability of parts and repairs. i appreciate any opinions you have. thanks

cell

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Re: crosman 101 question
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2012, 12:13:04 AM »
Hey there,

Welcome aboard. Just a heads up you might get more help from this gate here at the forums.

http://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/index.php/board,124.0.html


Take care,

Patrick

Offline RedFeather

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Re: crosman 101 question
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2012, 12:33:29 AM »
It depends upon several things, most importantly condition.  There were several variants over the lifetime of this gun.  Some of the earliest might be hard to get parts for and it takes special tools to work on the seals from what I understand.  Most of those you see for sale invariably say "Will need to be resealed".  Brian and Associates are the people to rebuild one.

So, does it hold and shoot and, if so, how hard?  These will be about like a Sheridan Blue Streak, maybe a tad less power.  What shape is the stock and metal in?  Which vintage 101 is it?  Some are considered better built than others. 

The best place to look for info would be the American Vintage Airgun forum.  You can ask there but there are also some nice links in their library section.  You know, I think I'm gonna have to get one of these.

http://www.network54.com/Forum/405945/

Oh, yeah.  As to value, for a run-of-the-mill "5 ring cocking nob" model that is holding air and has maybe 80% finish left, about $125 or so.  Again, as they say, condition is everything.

PS - The Vintage link to the library is in the "floating" links box in the upper left portion of the screen, top link.  Takes you to another page and then I think you have a link to the library.  Look for the Crosman 100 series article.

Here's another -

http://www.pyramydair.com/blog/2005/12/crosman-101-multi-pump-pneumatic.html
« Last Edit: January 18, 2012, 12:41:40 AM by RedFeather »

michigun69

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Re: crosman 101 question
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2012, 01:08:32 AM »
thanks for the info. that's about what i thought and thanks for the link.

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