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Walther Talon Magnum with Nitro Piston

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Fantastic hunting rifle with tremendous a price you just can't beat!

11mm dovetail is unusual because it has Picatinny-style slots to make the rings & scope rock-steady
  • Breakbarrel rifle
  • Nitro Piston
  • Muzzlebrake adds cocking leverage
  • Synthetic stock
  • Monte Carlo buttstock has a raised cheekpiece
  • Checkered forearm & grip
  • Adjustable rubber buttpad has 3 inserts
  • TruGlo fiber optic sights (rear is fully adjustable)
  • Scope base accepts Weaver and 11mm dovetail optics mounts
  • Includes unmounted 3-9x32 scope & mount
  • NEW! SAS (shock absorber system) installed. Prevents scope mounts from loosening due to vibration and transmits less vibration to the shooter.

The Crosman Nitro Piston conversion will enhance your Walther Talon Magnum with the following great benefits:
  • Smoother cocking
  • Smoother shooting
  • No spring torque
  • No spring fatigue, even if you leave it cocked for hours
  • Functions perfectly in cold weather
  • Lasts longer than a metal spring
  • Installed by our expert gunsmiths!
Installation of the Crosman Nitro Piston has a 1-year warranty.

With PBA ammo, we got a whopping 1350 fps, while 8.5-grain pellets pumped out 1100 fps.

Click on the AMMO link for suggested pellets. Appropriate targets, safety equipment and other gear are in the ACCESSORIES link.

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Caliber0.177" (4.5mm)
Max Velocity1400 fpsMeasured with 5.2-grain ammo
Barrel Length19.75"
Overall Length49.0"
Shot Capacity1
Cocking Effort43 lbs.
Front SightFiber Optic
Rear SightFiber Optic
ScopeableWeaver & 11mm dovetails
TriggerTwo-stage adjustable
Suggested forSmall game hunting/plinking
Trigger Pull5.56 lbs
ActionBreak barrel
Body TypeRifle
Weight8.25 lbs

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By Jeff from USA on 2012-11-17
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Things I liked: solid sturdy

Things I would have changed: the scope was poor quality

What others should know: this air rifle is very hold sensitive to achieve accuracy


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By Ronald from USA on 2012-11-16
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Things I liked: Barrel quality is excellent. So is the Quattro trigger. The trigger adjustments give a good range of adjustability in both stages. Hard to find these features in a air rifle in this price range. Hits very hard! Heavier pellets worked best for me. Accuracy at75 yds is amazing when i follow a few steps I've developed for loading and sighting. .

Things I would have changed: The second stage pull is still just a hair strong for my personal taste. I wish they would either drop the scope or just put a nice one on the rifle. This is a complaint against most of the package air rifles out there that I've bought. The included sights are excellent, though.

What others should know: I've tested several types of pellets using a combo of a barrel mounted green laser and a Leapers scope. Some pellets are a tighter fit than others and may sit just proud of the receiver when you close the breech. The pellets can get pinched and you will have no accuracy. Use a pellet pen or similar device to seat pellets at EXACTLY the same depth into the barrel and you will be nicely rewarded with consistent range. The break barrel does not "click" into the exact same position each time it's cocked. I learned that I need to push it upward and settle the barrel into position to get the barrel mounted laser and scope to line up. Otherwise accuracy sucks, even with the excellent barrel. If you do this the same each time you can get very nice groups at 75 yards! The nitro piston is outstanding after 1000 rounds. The precision of the break barrel pivot is good but it's still the #1 weakness in this otherwise incredible rifle. As it is, it is still excellent and maybe a couple of gun smith tweaks away from being the only air rifle I'll ever want to shoot again. My best results so far have been with RWS domed 14.5g, seated with the skirts at 1.5mm depth inside the barrel, using artillery hold. At night, the pellets always hit the laser (again, which is BARREL mounted) at 30 yds. At 75 yards the air temperature and air movement need more compensation. The rifle blasts through 1/2 inch plywood with ease. Hard to cock unless you put the butt against the ground.


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By EthanJM from USA on 2012-11-16
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Things I liked: Very powerful, you have to shoot it to believe it. You can literally hear every pellet smack when it hits. I did a test and this thing shot a .177 crosman pointed pellet through a half inch of pine board then 250 pages into a phone book underneath. I shoot open sights, it is very accurate, I can hit pop cans at 50 yards free standing open sights on the first day. I imagine with a well adjusted scope this thing would be a tack driver. Adjustable trigger is nice. The extra spacers to add length to the butt plate was a nice addition, I found this gun fits me perfectly now after adding two spacers.

Things I would have changed: Only thing I would change is make the rear sight adjustable for short ranges. Under 20 yards and you have to aim a little low. I am very use to open sights and learned a long time ago how to rely mostly on the front sight, so I can deal with this, others may find it difficult to shoot at really short distances though.

What others should know: This gun is heavy. After shooting about 150 times free standing I found my accuracy was just starting to suffer a little due to my left arm getting a little weak supporting the gun for so long. If you don't have good upper body strength you will have trouble aiming at all unless you are supporting the gun on something.


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  • charles from USA asked:

    What is a "nitro piston" and how do you know if your Walther Talon Magnum has one? Thank you.

    • Tyler from USA:

      A nitro piston is Crosman's gas ram. When the Talon Mag was in production, this version came with the nitro piston installed instead of the steel spring.

Item Description

WA-Talon177-Gas [PY-1706-3413]
Includes unmounted 3-9x32 scope & installed Crosman Nitro Piston! Delivers 1400 fps with hyper-velocity pellets & 1200 fps with lead pellets. If you hunt, this is the PERFECT setup!
Caliber0.177" (4.5mm)
Max Velocity1400 fpsMeasured with 5.2-grain ammo