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Falcon T Bird.

Discussion in 'Vintage collectable airguns' started by engraver, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. engraver

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    Has anyone ever owned one of these, I read somewhere there were only 200 made and a handful sent to the USA, so Im really keen to find some more info on them, always wanted one of these to me they were the best Falcons ever made, and the most expensive at around £800 over ten years ago. Titanium also has better machining qualities, so the tolerances were far smaller than when machining alloy, they also had selected match walther barrels, semi free floating, and the cylinder was floating so no part of the stock touched the action, they were claimed to be crazy accurate I remember reading somewhere it was one of the first rifles to clear a HFT layout with a 60/60 score with only a relatively inexpensive hawke scope fitted., and only 5.5ibs and a lot of shots as the cylinders wall thickness was far slimmer than alloy so more volume was created, all in all they sounded amazing, but I couldn't afford one back in 2003, but remember picking one up in the gunshop and thinking wow.:cool:

    Just want to know if anyone has one or owned one.

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    Sorry guys I know its hardly vintage but I think they are collectable for sure.
     
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    Thanks for the link mate, sounds like even the falcon owners club members know very little about the guns either, I have the 2003 review and it does say 200 made and single shot versions only, it doesn't mention a mag version.

    That's why I like them as im not a fan of falcon magazines and a single shot gun can be reloaded in seconds with practice, it just sounds an accuracy machine.

    . I wish I had bought the one I once picked up, it was probably 3 weeks wages at the time, I should have just bought it.

    Oh well its on my " if one ever comes up for sale" list now, probably top of the list.

    So if anyone ever gets any info on one for sale please let me know.

    Thanks.
     

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