Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights



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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #20 on: December 05, 2018, 11:13:02 PM »
With everything ive added to my 1377, the only "must have" mod is to change the pump arm pivot pin to something more solid. Everything else is for "what you want". My 1377 ive ben contemplating about putting the oem plastic breech back on.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #21 on: December 05, 2018, 11:52:31 PM »
the only "must have" mod is to change the pump arm pivot pin to something more solid.

Is this something you notice going bad over a period of time... or is this something that's not right out of the package?
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #22 on: December 06, 2018, 12:01:27 AM »
Any thoughts on 'must have mods' to begin with... trigger mods, sights, etc???

are you kidding? enter that on your google box and watch your PC slow down to a crawl... lol. Its a disease...

You're making me nervous with that statement... I have a real bad tendency to go overboard.  Not sure I'm ready to go down the rabbit hole just yet!!!

Maybe I should just stick with the bone stock for the time being...

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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #23 on: December 06, 2018, 01:55:04 AM »
the only "must have" mod is to change the pump arm pivot pin to something more solid.

Is this something you notice going bad over a period of time... or is this something that's not right out of the package?

Depending on the batch QC, its can be right out the box. But both, the oem roll pin wears/knocks out eventually over time and shoud be replaced with a better pin. This "upgrade" is essential.



Any thoughts on 'must have mods' to begin with... trigger mods, sights, etc???

are you kidding? enter that on your google box and watch your PC slow down to a crawl... lol. Its a disease...

You're making me nervous with that statement... I have a real bad tendency to go overboard.  Not sure I'm ready to go down the rabbit hole just yet!!!

Maybe I should just stick with the bone stock for the time being...





Hes just being realistic. The rabbit hole does go deep, deep as your wants/expectations(to a point).  This being one of a "lego" airgun collection,  there is alot of things to mod/change.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2018, 02:01:14 AM »
the only "must have" mod is to change the pump arm pivot pin to something more solid.
Is this something you notice going bad over a period of time... or is this something that's not right out of the package?

The stock one tends to work its way out and you have to frequently be pressing it back in.  I replaced the one in my first 1322 with a pin from the Home Depot that fit perfectly, for a few dollars.  I don't remember exactly how much.

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Any thoughts on 'must have mods' to begin with... trigger mods, sights, etc???

are you kidding? enter that on your google box and watch your PC slow down to a crawl... lol. Its a disease...

You're making me nervous with that statement... I have a real bad tendency to go overboard.  Not sure I'm ready to go down the rabbit hole just yet!!!

Maybe I should just stick with the bone stock for the time being...

There are lots of popular things to do with it to make it more powerful, more accurate, more flashy and personalized, and quiet!  People put hundreds of dollars into it.  I'm partway into that club myself.  Skeeeets' term "Lego gun" is a good one.  The Crosman Custom Shop is only the tip of the iceberg, and there are plenty of third-party suppliers of improved valves, beautiful wood stock and forearm, and lots of other things.  Check out for example Alchemy Air Werks .  David Grimes there is a very nice man to work with.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2018, 06:54:48 AM »
+1 for Alchemy Airwerks, he also has an ebay store called "needful things" that is linked on his website.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2018, 08:48:29 PM »
I have never changed my roll pin.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2018, 09:28:03 AM »
I have never changed my roll pin.

Mine is a much-used first variant from the 70's and still has the original roll pin.   I suggest you shoot it for a while before making a bunch of changes.  It may be just fine as it came, but after a box of pellets, you may decide there's a mod or two that makes sense for you.  I put a steel breech and Lyman rear sight on my first one.  I'm leaving my current one stock.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #28 on: December 07, 2018, 09:48:44 AM »
If you plan on modding, driving out the roll pin over and over can be a pain. I bought one of these from Alchemy to replace the roll pin. Life is much easier. LINK

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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2018, 11:39:41 PM »
Some simple, almost no cost mods I made to my stock 1322:

Clean up the trigger and sear to get rid of stamped metal roughness. Put in a lighter trigger spring (hardware store item), and if you want make a guide for the top of the spring. Result should be a smoother trigger at whatever pull you choose (mine is about 1.5-2 lbs). Plenty of How-To posts on this site. Here is Jason's great write up https://www.gatewaytoairguns.org/GTA/index.php?topic=138633

I made a new rear sight blade with a narrower notch (a dremel works for this).

I wrapped the grip with tennis racquet overgrip (Walmart) to get rid of the slippery plastic feel.

Enjoy your 1322

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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2018, 01:03:50 AM »
+1 for Alchemy Airwerks, he also has an ebay store called "needful things" that is linked on his website.



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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #31 on: December 08, 2018, 02:47:19 AM »
I have never changed my roll pin.

Mine is a much-used first variant from the 70's and still has the original roll pin.   I suggest you shoot it for a while before making a bunch of changes.  It may be just fine as it came [...] I'm leaving my current one stock.

I had to press my roll pin back in several times in the first 150 pellets.  Clearly some aren't staying in as well as others.
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #32 on: December 12, 2018, 02:56:34 AM »
I have never changed my roll pin.

Mine is a much-used first variant from the 70's and still has the original roll pin.   I suggest you shoot it for a while before making a bunch of changes.  It may be just fine as it came [...] I'm leaving my current one stock.

I had to press my roll pin back in several times in the first 150 pellets.  Clearly some aren't staying in as well as others.

Thanks for the heads up on the pivot pin... I'll keep my eye on it moving forward.

I'll definitely be looking into modifying the trigger on the 1377 it is awfully sticky/catchy... Thanks for posting posting the link WhatUPSbox... looks to be sound advice!!!
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #33 on: December 13, 2018, 12:34:58 AM »
If it becomes necessary to replace the original pivot roll pin, do you simply replace the original roll pin with another roll pin?  Does it need to be replaced with a larger diameter roll pin?  Is the problem with the original roll pin due to inferior quality or poor design?

The pins pictured in Hoosier Daddy's post above do not appear to be roll pins... do these pins replace the original pins without modification, or are modifications required to fit the new pins?

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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #34 on: December 13, 2018, 12:51:04 AM »
If it becomes necessary to replace the original pivot roll pin, do you simply replace the original roll pin with another roll pin?  Does it need to be replaced with a larger diameter roll pin?  Is the problem with the original roll pin due to inferior quality or poor design?

The pins pictured in Hoosier Daddy's post above do not appear to be roll pins... do these pins replace the original pins without modification, or are modifications required to fit the new pins?

This is the roll pin replacement (not a roll pin at all) that's on my 1322 carbine, from Alchemy Air Werks:



(from http://www.alchemyairwerks.com/store/c15/Pumper_Must-Haves.html )
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Re: Crosman 1322 - Range of Iron Sights
« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2018, 02:27:56 AM »
If it becomes necessary to replace the original pivot roll pin, do you simply replace the original roll pin with another roll pin?  Does it need to be replaced with a larger diameter roll pin?  Is the problem with the original roll pin due to inferior quality or poor design?

The pins pictured in Hoosier Daddy's post above do not appear to be roll pins... do these pins replace the original pins without modification, or are modifications required to fit the new pins?
My pin from Air Werks slipped right into my 1377...snugged the screws a bit against the pump tube...problem solved.

Mine had a loose front sight out of the box, so I made sure I had it pushed over straight up while I tightened the screws on the pin and it hasnít moved since after thousands of shots.

I had tried several times to shim my sight tight with the original roll pin, but after a few shots it would always lean to the left again.
The replacement pin from Air Werks fixed that problem too.
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