We have seen people meme about adding riflescope to a pistol sized guns. We have even seen them in video games. There are some real-life example as well. Ever wondered what a real scope would look like on top of a pistol?
Well, I am sure you are here for that. Crosman 1337 is a pellet gun that is capable of firing .177. It’s a single shot bolt action pneumatic .177 pellet gun. Capable of firing at up to 600 FPS. This thing was invented back in 1977.
Enough about the gun. Let’s talk about what you are here for. To find the best scope for Crosman 1337. What are we waiting for? Let’s get to it.
Best Crossman 1377 Scopes
1. CVLIFE 3-9×40 R4 Reticle Crosshair Scope
Starting the review with a medium-ranged riflescope that is compatible with most bolt action guns. The idea behind this scope was simple. Provide good optical experience for as little money as possible.
This budget scope is made with aluminum. Surprising, yes. Aluminum is a durable and lightweight material. It’s also the first choice of making any scopes. It’s a durable and rugged housing that is quite resistant to shocks from recoil. It is also fog and waterproof at the same time.
Lenses of this scope are coated as well. Coating improves the brightness of a scope and makes it clear. It improves the overall vision and reduces blur and color hues. There is a R4 reticle etched directly on to the lens itself.
You can adjust the windage and elevation with the help of a coin. That’s right, it features a set of turret that accepts a coin as modifying tool. Adjustments are accurate and the scope holds on to those adjustments.
Does with come with scope mounts?
Yes, this scope comes with free 20mm picatinny rail scope mounts. They won’t support dovetail rail.
Will this scope work with a .22 rifle?
Yes, it can take the hit of a .22 rifle quit easily. It’s a great option to enjoy .22 at low price.
Is the reticle illuminated?
No, it’s not. Would be a big ask for this price.
2. CVLIFE 4×32 Compact Hunting Gun Scope
Crosman 1337 is a decently powerful mid-range capable gun. While it’s not making as much power as a rifle would, it still is capable of hunting. That’s why this 4×32 scope by CVLIFE is a great choice for Crosman 1337.
Made out of aluminum alloy, this scope has a fixed magnification at 4x. Aluminum alloy quality is good and it performs as it should. Flawlessly with no anodization errors. It’s also light and shock proof.
Construction of this scope is also water and fog proof. You are getting a pair of optical glass fully-coated. it enhances the brightness and contrast of the scope. You will see high-quality image with color accuracy and good contrast through this scope.
Objective lens of this scope is 32mm. Big enough to gather lights during any condition. As the reticle of this is not illuminated, it’s not recommended for low-light or dark time hunting.
Speaking of reticle, there is a basic BDC reticle that will get the job done.
Where is this scope made in?
It’s made in China.
Is the tube a standard 1” one?
Yes, it’s a standard 1”/30mm single piece tube.
Do you get mounts with this?
You will get standard picatinny rail mount with this scope for free. You won’t be able to use those mount on a dovetail rail.
3. UTG 3-9X32 1″ AO RGB Mil-Dot BugBuster Scope
An interesting name. BugBuster is a medium-range scope made for air rifles mainly. Capable of using at any given condition, UTG made a killer budget scope.
Housing of this shockproof scope is made out of aluminum. A great material that most scope uses. It’s durable, lightweight, looks premium after anodization. What more could you need? Besides being shockproof, this scope is also rainproof. Inside purging makes it fog proof as well.
Lens of this scope is coated to be durable and brighter. They gather more sunlight to generate color accurate and high-contrast imaging.
There is an RGB side wheel illumination function available in this scope. UTG mastered red/green illuminated reticle back in 2004. It was a huge leap for them when they managed to make an RGB AO reticle with a side wheel control.
This scope also comes with lifetime UTG warranty. If anything happens that falls under their service conditions, you will get your unit under warranty asap.
Can you see the reticle with illumination turned off?
Yes, this reticle is visible when you don’t have any illumination turned on.
Where is this scope made in?
It’s made in China.
Does this scope come with mounting rings?
Yes, it comes with picatinny mounting rings.
4. NcStar 2-7X32E Red Illuminated Pistol Scope
A scope that is mainly aimed towards pistol? That’s rare. But hey, it was an obvious choice. Knowing how good this scope is and it’s compatible with Crosman 1337, NecStar was an easy choice.
Constructed from high-quality aluminum, this scope features a single tube design. Packing a standard 1” tube filled with nitrogen, it’s also fog proof. Despite made for air rifles and pistols, this scope can take a good amount of recoil shocks.
Lens of this scope is coated as well. To protect the lens from dust, there are lens cap included with the scope. Maximum magnification of this scope is 7x. That’s more than what a Crosman 1337 will reach. Mainly aimed towards hunters, this one comes with bright and well illuminated lenses.
For a price to performance value, it’s one of the best Crosman 1337 scope.
Where is this made in?
They are made in China.
Does it come with any mounting rings?
Yes, it comes with picatinny rail mounts for free.
Will this support Crosman 1337?
By default? Might not. But if you have a Crosman 1337 picatinny rail mounted on your gun, it will support it.
5. TACFUN Red and Green Reflex Sight w/4 Reticles
A reflex sight with 4 reticles. All 4 of them are illuminated as well. Talk about variety.
That’s right, I was talking about the reflex sight from TACFUN. A dovetail mounting sight with green/red illuminated reticles.
While it doesn’t feature any night-vision capabilities, illuminated reticle can definitely make your day brighter. No pun intended.
Constructed from high quality metal, it’s a lightweight sight that won’t make your pistol feel overweight. This sight has a feature called quick target acquisition. It focuses and helps you focus, on a target faster. Lens is coated with many different coatings. Making it brighter.
You will need a cr2032 battery to operate this sight. They are quite easy to find and cheap as well. Battery replacement is quite straightforward as well.
No need to worry about recoil and eye relief as it’s a reflex sight.
Is battery included?
Yes, it comes with a single CR2032 battery inside the package. Battery life is quite good as well.
Will this support picatinny rail?
No, this is made for dovetail rail only.
Is it waterproof?
Rainproof is the more correct term. It can take a bit of splash-splosh. Wouldn’t call it submergible.
How To Choose the Correct Scope For Crosman 1337
You just need to make a couple of thing sure before buying a scope for your Crosman.
As Crosman 1337 doesn’t have any mounting rail by default, you might want to invest on a picatinny mounting rail for Crosman. That will make sure you can use all the scopes/sights mentioned in this post. For dovetail however, you will require a dovetail rail.
Make sure it’s not oversized compared to your gun. If you are going for an extremely long-range scope, it will be a bit bigger than the pistol. That will disorient the weight balance and not recommended at all.
Crosman 1337 is not the heaviest gun. As a bolt action rifle, it has a big of backwards weight distribution. You don’t want to add more weight towards the back to make it an imbalanced gun. That’s why go for a scope or sight that is quite lightweight.
Crosman 1337 is not a new gun. Its’s a popular air pistol that looks and feels cool to use. That’s why a lot of housing probably still has one of this lying around somewhere. Why not give it a new life with a makeover?
All of the mentioned scopes are some of the best Crosman 1337 scopes on the market you could get right now. Their price to performance value is insane. You are getting too much for too little.
Hopefully, this guide was able to help you choose the right scope for your Crosman. Till next time.
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