Crosman Model 454
Colt Woodsman Target 2nd Variation
177, steel BBs, 16-shot spring feed
CO2, 12 g Powerlet
Recommended Pellet or BB: Crosman Copperhead BBs
Weight (lb)/Length (in):
metal, black, plastic
Barrel Length (in)/Material/Rifled: 7.75, steel, no
Trigger Pull (lbs)/Adjustable: 6.9 (DA), no
fixed, fully adjustable
Velocity (fps): 300
Sound Level (dB): 98
Thickness of Pellet Holder (in): N/A
Manufactured Dates: 1972-1977 (first variant)
Condition/Manual/Box: 90%, yes, yes
This is the first variant of the 454 that has the button piercing screw.
The gun is well balanced with a smooth DA trigger. Despite the
high quality fit and finish, the gun is underpowered and lacks
accuracy. The later, cheaper, Model 1600 has better performance.
Measurements were made on
8/30/06 at a temperature of 90 ºF and 14' elevation. A ten shot string was fired
from a bench rest at 15' using Crosman Copperhead BBs (5.1 gr).
The highest velocity measured was 322 fps, the lowest was 274 fps
(average of the 10-shot string was 302 fps). A six shot string
fired with open sights grouped at 1.28". Click the thumbnail below to see a
here for a description of the measurement methods.