Air Rifle Crosman Venom Air
Except for some minor faults, the Crosman nitro venom air rifle is a great buy. It’s accurate, the weight feels good, and it’s surprisingly quiet (.22 caliber). For the money, I doubt you will find a better air rifle.
Coming in .177 and .22 caliber, the Crosman nitro venom air rifle is both powerful and extremely accurate. Designed to work either left or right handed, no one should have any trouble staying on target. The hardwood stock with its raised cheek-pieces feels good in the hands and is a pleasure to shoot. Coming in at 7 pounds 6 ounces, it feels more like a true rifle than an air rifle.
With its gas piston reaver rail, you will never need to worry about spring fatigue. Unlike traditional metal springs, you can leave this air rifle cocked for hours and still get perfect functionality. Even in cold weather. This makes the air rifle ideal for just about any time of year.
Accuracy with the Crosman nitro venom is outstanding. Once the included CenterPoint 3-9×32 scope is sighted in, you will almost always be on target. Speaking of scope, the one included with the rifle is quite good. We found no issues and the quick lock mounting system is quite nice. We recommend using the Crosman destroyer (7.9 grains) for the .177 caliber and the Crosman premier domed (14.3 grains) for the .22 caliber. Both of these gave us fantastic results every time. One thing of note is that with all air rifles, this model requires a breaking in period. Usually shooting 100 or so shots with any new air rifle is enough.
When shooting the .177 caliber version of the Crosman nitro venom, it became clear that the .177 caliber model is loud. While the gun itself is quiet, the bullets consistently broke the sound barrier resulting in a loud crack. It sounds a lot like a 22 rim fire. If you live in a neighborhood, I would be careful shooting this air rifle. You just might make some of your neighbors nervous.
Crosman Nitro Venom Air Rifle Features and SpecificationsCaliber: .177 and .22Velocity: 1200 ft/sec for .177 and 950 ft/sec for .22Warranty: Crosman One year limited warrantyScope: CenterPoint 3-9x32mm precision scopeStock: Ambidextrous hardwood stock with twin raised cheek piecesLength: 46.25 inchesWeight: 7.6 PoundsSound Damper: Non-Removable
There weren’t as many reviews online for the Crosman nitro venom air rifle. All the reviews that we did find were very good. Like us, everyone stated that this air rifle is extremely accurate. They were all very happy with the included scope aswell. Almost all of the reviewers said that there was no need to replace it. One area of improvement that a lot of them wanted to see was for the trigger. While we did not find any faults with the trigger, some thought that is was a little too stiff. Sadly, the trigger weight is not adjustable. Because of this, a few of the reviewers replaced the trigger assembly. It was replaced with the GRT-III trigger.
Except for some minor faults, the Crosman nitro venom air rifle is a great buy. It’s accurate, the weight feels good, and it’s surprisingly quiet (.22 caliber). For the money, I doubt you will find a better air rifle. We strongly recommend this rifle to anyone that is in need of varmint control or just wants to destroy a few metal cans. No doubt, you will not need another air rifle after purchasing this one.