The Crosman 2289 Backpacker was an incredible pump gun that Crosman
brought to market several years ago, eventually discontinued, then reintroduced about two
years ago. Only to quickly discontinue it again!
The 2289 was a delight to own and shoot, but
really it was nothing more
than a 1322 with a slightly longer barrel and larger, fatter forearm. And
of course the shoulder stock. However, those upgrades made for an awesome
When we contacted Crosman over the second
discontinuance of the 2289 we were told it was simply a poor seller. Odd, because we could never keep them in stock they sold so well.
Anyhow, Alliance Hobby is able to reintroduce a close replica of the
2289 using a 1322 pistol, outfitted with longer barrel (you get a choice
here), the fatter forearm and normal shoulder stock. You also have your
choice of caliber (!!!) and plastic vs steel breech.
The gun is your standard 10-pump pumper with rifled barrel in either
caliber. Please note that the main tube will still be stamped 1322 or
1377. All parts are new and the gun is fully tested prior to shipment.
All Alliance Hobby guns carry a lifetime