Crosman Renews Partnership With Jim Shockey August 9, 2013 Featured, Press Releases Twitter0Facebook0LinkedIn0 And Releases the First Jim Shockey Signature Series Airgun Crosman Corporation, long known for creating innovative, high quality products for the shooting sports, announces the renewal of a multi-year endorsement partnership with professional hunter Jim Shockey and his television show, Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures, airing on The Outdoor Channel. “Jim Shockey is one of the most accomplished hunters of our time, and is a great ambassador for the sport,” says Crosman Vice President of Marketing, Jennifer Lambert. “As a natural extension of our partnership, we’re pleased to introduce the first in the new line of Jim Shockey Signature Series Airguns. To showcase all the exciting ways people can hunt with Benjamin Airguns, look for them on the television show Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures,” says Lambert. “Crosman and Benjamin have a 90 year history of producing innovative airguns and elevating the sport beyond backyard pest control,” says Shockey. “Now we’ve joined forces to create the Benjamin® Legacy™ air rifle. The first of the Jim Shockey Signature Series air rifles, the Legacy allows hunters to take on new and exciting airgun hunting challenges,” Shockey added. The Benjamin Legacy delivers speeds up to 1200 feet per second and features an adjustable comb for a custom fit and soft-touch inserts for firm control. The synthetic, ambidextrous stock is lightweight, while the barrel features an integrated sound suppression system enhancing the 70% sound reduction already provided by its patented Nitro Piston® technology. The gun is equipped with an adjustable, two-stage trigger, sling mounts and a stylish recoil pad with a customized Jim Shockey medallion. In addition, the rifle is outfitted with a precision CenterPoint 3-9×40 mm riflescope. The Jim Shockey Signature Series Benjamin Legacy break barrels are available in .22 and .177 calibers. They are available now at key retailers including Cabela’s Stores, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Big 5 and select Academy stores. 10 Responses Phoghat August 11, 2013 I’ve heard that nitro piston power plants sometimes leak, even when brand new. What to do so this isn’t an issue? chunnicutt August 12, 2013 We have never heard of a report of a Nitro Piston-powered airgun leaking. If you are aware of one, please contact us. James McCanna August 15, 2013 Is Pa. ever going to make hunting with an air rifle legal? I have a 22 cal. Marauder. with a 6 x 24 scope on it. chunnicutt August 19, 2013 It’s all up to the constituents of Pennsylvania. Write your representatives and the Department of Wildlife. KENNETH GLUGOVER August 31, 2013 IS THE NEW BENJAMIN GENISIS A LEGACY WITHOUT SLING MOUNTS? chunnicutt September 3, 2013 Yup. Phil Mannino October 3, 2013 Where is the Benjamin Legacy Jr. and is it the same as the Raven. chunnicutt October 3, 2013 The Legacy did not go into production. john March 30, 2014 Will a .177 legacy barrel fit on a genisis .22? chunnicutt April 2, 2014 Nope.