From the Green forum....one of Crosman's employee's hangs there.. he posted this:
http://www.network54.com/Forum/275684/message/1233152822/Whoa+there+fellas... ; in which he says:
Guys we have not discontinued the .22 caliber premiers. There has been a change in the packaging from a box to a tin. That is all, we are still making and selling them.
Nothing to worry about on that front.
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