Originally Posted by TimG
I have a Panther which is a Platty in different clothing. Brilliant gun, mine is for FT.
Good: its a Mk4, very consistant, superb trigger.
Bad: not keen on the thumb position but getting used to it and with a big Nikko and a Rowan wheel its heavy but that should not be a problem if you are using it for HFT 'cos you won't be using that sort of set up.
The Panther has a Lothar Walther barrel and the Platinum has a Anschutz, The Anschutz match barrel is great, however, most of them like to kept clean (every 300 shots or so) and can be quite pellet fussy.
You should have no problems with the Platinum Charlie, enjoy it mate.