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rapid air weapons or impact airguns

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by BIG HITTER, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. BIG HITTER

    BIG HITTER Engaging Member

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    Hi guys. well after the trouble with my wolverine and losing confidence with daystate I'm back in the market for a new pcp i've got a few options i've been weighing up the two listed above both from the theoben family the traditional looking bolt action impact and the RAW with its side lever quite like the look of the HM 1000 with black laminate stock now for the price of this I COULD GET a HW 100 and a BSA R10.
    your thoughts on the matter what would you go for
     
  2. mattyts

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    RAW TM1000 would be my first choice from all the guns at RAW but I would pick the HM1000 over the other 2 suggestions.
     
  3. Panther

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    Hi I currently own a Panther and a HW100, I ordered a TM1000 thumbhole black laminate stock about 6 weeks ago. Like you I looked at the various options. After reading several posts about poor quality and customer service from Daystate I ruled them out. To be fair though had my panther over 2 years with no problems, but I think things have deteriorated at Daystate.
    Read several good reviews about TM1000, I was also encouraged when Mike Tawn told me there would be a wait as they put quality before volume. Hand built by people who care in my books is worth the wait.
     
  4. Accuspell

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    RAW all day long - they are having good showings in competition results all around the globe. Superb rifles and good back up too, if you want accessories or spares.
     
  5. gasman

    gasman Up a bit,,,,,,,

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    shot with a guy(Tony) at WAR on the English open he was using a tm1000, got to say if I didn't have my Walther and I was looking for a hft rig, I'd have one at the drop of a hat, very very nice gun's indeed
     
  6. engraver

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    I would agree If your buying new go for Raw, then second choice would be the hw100 for sure.

    Saying that I have a Rapid mk2 with Impact internals and I don't know how its performance could be improved on really its amazing, definitely what I call field target standard accuracy, only lacking quickfill and gauge which doesn't bother me, a sorted Rapid can be bought for around new hw100 money, but money easily spiral when your building a rapid from scratch as its addictive.

    Have a look for a mint MFR it is for me one of the best airguns ever made, along with the Rapid mk2.

    I saw a lovely looking MFR go not long ago for £800 but it had the hugget shroud/silencer and BTAS internals and lovely wood, it looked the business.

    ATB Elliot
     
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