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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2022, 05:44:40 AM »
Nukall it's actually getting right around 12fpe with five pumps.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2022, 08:47:14 AM »
 One of the three 362's I have was pellet picky, did great with AA 15.9 gr pellets CPHP not so consistent. I replaced the barrel with one from a 2260, that will shoot most anything. The OE barrel I cleaned up the barrel port burrs and it does just fine now in a2260 action with tactical hardware.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2022, 10:41:18 AM »
I am going to inspect my barrel for burrs and such. I suspect pellet damage as any and all do not load smoothly.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #23 on: September 21, 2022, 11:10:55 AM »
Both of our have been converted to .177.. 1 at 18" and 1 at 21". Both cut and crowned by me. We are very happy with both.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #24 on: September 21, 2022, 01:52:32 PM »
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The more the merrier,, and more for mario the squirrel and his pestulous pals.  12 ft lbs good medicine for what you have been using it on.
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Excellent work on the 2260 Tactical.. Good that worked for you.
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Ive inspected my barrel, all looks fine, crown is good,, i put a pellet in the muzzle to see fit. Was a little loose fit. I may order a barrel if i can find.
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Your two C367 sound sweet,, and fun.. great it all worked for you.. im wanting to make some changes on this c362..
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #25 on: September 21, 2022, 04:49:13 PM »
Lots you can do with them... just like the rest of the Crosman 'lego' guns.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #26 on: September 21, 2022, 06:20:14 PM »
I ended up giving my .22 steel breech 362 to my son for chipmunk control. It's working well for him but he shoots it off hand with a rearward hold. I kept the one I converted to .25 caliber and I'm enjoying it for the short range thumper that it is.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2022, 01:00:51 AM »
Im not sure why some say theyre having a hard time getting accuracy from their 362s. Mine settled down and shoots pretty good. As ln 1" or less at 40 yds.
Last night i finished assembling a 147 i bought at the Kalamazoo show.  I converted it to 22 with a 362 barrel ($15 from crosman) that i cut to replicate the original barrel. All the porting is drilled out to 5/32".Today i changed the bolt Oring and adjusted the piston length about .080 to contact the valve. Holy smoke,  is this gun powerful! 8 pumps is TOUGH! LOUD, flat shooting to 50 yds, and very accurate with crosman h.p.s., It's a real gem! I'm going to have to get out the chronograph and compare it to the 362. And i have yet to open up the 362. It will get the full hot rod port and polish this winter.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2022, 01:43:32 AM »
need to get off my rear and hog out the valve...stock it holds about .1 ci of air... modded about .13 ci...and at 10-11 pumps will be about same psi as stock valve... Pretty sure mine was the first to get a .177 Barrel... valve mods should get me just north of 17 fpe with the heavy .177 pellets...

But only mods so far are a steel breech, a 26" barrel, some trigger stuff, a moderator and a Daisy 753 Barrel weight to use for harmonics tunning...

have two more still wearing .22 barrels one stock the other just a steel breech and 24" barrel...more work to do on all of them but not in a hurry...

when first put it together no harmonic tuner... the magic happened with the 10.5 CPUM with 7 pumps and 722 fps... Right now the barrel weight is positioned for 13.4g .177 JSB Monsters at 8 pumps 690+ fps...

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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #29 on: September 22, 2022, 03:37:41 AM »
Im not sure why some say theyre having a hard time getting accuracy from their 362s. Mine settled down and shoots pretty good. As ln 1" or less at 40 yds.
Last night i finished assembling a 147 i bought at the Kalamazoo show.  I converted it to 22 with a 362 barrel ($15 from crosman) that i cut to replicate the original barrel. All the porting is drilled out to 5/32".Today i changed the bolt Oring and adjusted the piston length about .080 to contact the valve. Holy smoke,  is this gun powerful! 8 pumps is TOUGH! LOUD, flat shooting to 50 yds, and very accurate with crosman h.p.s., It's a real gem! I'm going to have to get out the chronograph and compare it to the 362. And i have yet to open up the 362. It will get the full hot rod port and polish this winter.


Because every gun is different, and some of us have gotten 362s that aren't as good as others.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #30 on: September 22, 2022, 06:00:45 AM »
I've still got one that I've only just test fired it to make sure it shoots good but haven't done a thing to that one yet.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2022, 10:12:38 AM »
Sorry double post….good luck
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #32 on: September 22, 2022, 11:07:43 AM »
Ed, i know theyre different,  but this is a new platform, Crosman is supposedly making their barrels in house now. If this is true, the tooling should be new, the quality should be consistent.

Whatever the case may be, i was more or less wondering out loud. Seems strange to me is all.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2022, 03:32:25 PM »
Ed, i know theyre different,  but this is a new platform, Crosman is supposedly making their barrels in house now. If this is true, the tooling should be new, the quality should be consistent.

Whatever the case may be, i was more or less wondering out loud. Seems strange to me is all.




It is strange. I bought 2 362s that are sub 1000 serial numbers. Both are very different guns in fit and finish, pumping noise and accuracy. They are decent guns out of the box, but it takes a bit of TLC to make them better. I really like the one I converted to .25 caliber, but I doubt I'll buy another one. I'm thinking about a drifter kit now.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #34 on: September 22, 2022, 10:06:31 PM »
Ed, i know theyre different,  but this is a new platform, Crosman is supposedly making their barrels in house now. If this is true, the tooling should be new, the quality should be consistent.

Whatever the case may be, i was more or less wondering out loud. Seems strange to me is all.
Mine had a shotgun pattern at 20 yards out of the box. Tried 7 different pellet types all the way up to H&N 5.55's. Burr in the lead, burr in the crown, burr in the barrel port. I ditched the barrel and went with a .22 Disco barrel. Yes, a Crosman engineer told me that these barrels are made in house but their quality from one barrel to the next is like playing the lottery at best. Some got barrels with fantastic accuracy, some did not. Razor sharp burr in all the pump tube slots and holes... I have never seen a Crosman gun with this much burr in so many places. You would think they used new tooling for a new platform, but I have to wonder?

Mine took more work than I was planning on, but in the end... I still have mine in .22 and get 1/2" or better groups consistently at 20-25 yards and it has great power for a pumper and it is my go-to gun when I want a .22.  ;)
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #35 on: September 22, 2022, 10:56:12 PM »
Avator,
I am aware of the lego gun Concept,, with the 1377 and 2240 being "AR15",, now the 362 with all its power is the "AR10" in AGs. From the Speedy .177 C367 that you and others have made along with long barrel .22s and EdinGa with his .25 C365 Thumper < cool everyone one them !
EdinGa,
Im Sure your son is having a Blast with that .22 you gave him,, your .25 must make a Good Thump when making hits inside 20 25..
Mzq285,
Thats great you got a good shooting gun,, i feel 40yards a bit of a stretch for the C362.. excellent work on the guns your putting together.
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7Pumps 10.5gr 722fps = cool
Wayne52,
2 is 1, and 1 is none, sometimes,, i know abunch of others have 2 or more of the C362.
Spooner,
1/2" @ 20yards is Good!
Keep up the Goodwork everyone

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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #36 on: September 22, 2022, 11:52:51 PM »
EdinGa.
The 2289 Drifter is a nice accurate little gun,, not pellet picky, quick handling super light, the stock bag when it has 150 .22 pellets in small mylar bags,, makes the Drifter balance very nice. With a BR LDC,, squirrel fart quiet..
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #37 on: September 23, 2022, 06:01:41 AM »
Ed, i know theyre different,  but this is a new platform, Crosman is supposedly making their barrels in house now. If this is true, the tooling should be new, the quality should be consistent.

Whatever the case may be, i was more or less wondering out loud. Seems strange to me is all.
I'm not sold on the rumor of the barrels being made in house for the 362, back when they did start making new in house barrels for the Mrod, Prod and Disco the bore is actually bigger than what it is on the 362.
As of yet I haven't seen anything about claiming the barrels on the 362 are made in house (USA) however my 362 has proven to be really accurate with both wad cutters and pellets.  It won't chamber a BBT like my previous
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2022, 10:06:06 AM »
EdinGa.
The 2289 Drifter is a nice accurate little gun,, not pellet picky, quick handling super light, the stock bag when it has 150 .22 pellets in small mylar bags,, makes the Drifter balance very nice. With a BR LDC,, squirrel fart quiet..
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I'm all about light and accurate. I'm sure I'll end up with a Drifter soon.


One thing I'll add about my 365 conversion is how quiet it is. I'm not running an ldc at all anymore because I pulled it off one day and realized I didn't need it. Evidently the heavier pellets are using most of the available air before they exit the barrel.
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Re: Crosman 362
« Reply #39 on: September 23, 2022, 11:48:08 AM »
If I remember right, Will2506 bought 4 or 5 of them and all of them had really good accuracy at decent distances from what he posted. That right there is winning the true Crosman barrel lottery.  ;)

The look and feel of the gun is very nice and it is the first Crosman gun I have bought where I liked the look of the synthetic stock over a wood one. Getting half inch groups or better with the Disco barrel was more than I hoped for and it will definitely get the job done. I fear I got myself spoiled with my previous 13xx builds and Lothar Walther barrels where I get 1/4" or lower at 25 yards. One thing I like the most is I can get 505 FPS / 8.1 FPE at 4 pumps using 14.3g Crosman Superpoints which is perfect for my needs. At eight pumps it gets 683 FPS / 14.8 FPE. So the potential is there for it to be versatile when needed.  8)
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