Having recently acquired a Crosman 2100 Classic, your first question may be how to load this .177-caliber air rifle. This rifle uses either BBs or pellets, and each form of ammunition is loaded differently. Take a moment to learn how to load your Crosman 2100 properly. Learning to load your rifle will also help you familiarize yourself with some of the gun's different features.
Locate the safety button behind the trigger.
Push the safety all the way in from the left side. This position blocks the rifle trigger from being accidentally pulled.
Turn the rifle upside down and slide open the grip cap toward the rear of the rifle.
Pour BBs carefully into the reservoir beneath the grip cap. Load no more than 200 BBs. Close the grip cap once the BBs are loaded.
Pull the BB follower stem -- on the left side of the rifle above the trigger -- back until it latches into the notch.
Point the rifle barrel down. Holding the rifle at its grip, twist the rifle back and forth to fill the magazine.
Release the BB follower stem from the notch.
Note the bolt on the right side of the rifle above the trigger. Pull the bolt back, then push it forward slowly. Observe the BB moving through the loading port. The BB is now in position to be fired.
Push the safety button in from the left side to prevent the Crosman 2100 rifle's trigger from being accidentally pulled.
Note the bolt on the right side of the rifle above the trigger. Pull the bolt all the way back.
Place a pellet, with its nose pointed forward, into the loading port just in front of the bolt.
Push the bolt forward. The pellet in now in position to be fired.
Items you will need
- BBs or pellets
- Always load your air rifle with its barrel pointed in a safe direction, away from any object which it can harm.